On a distance

Ju

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"Effective teaching relies on deep connection with the kids and that doesn't happen from a distance."

What does it mean of "from a distance" in the above sentences?
 

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Which of those three words is confusing you? They all have their standard meaning in that sentence. What do you think it might mean?
 

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We need some context to understand this properly. I can imagine the speaker could be talking about teaching online.

Please provide the source of the sentence, along with any useful context.
 

Ju

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Which of those three words is confusing you? They all have their standard meaning in that sentence. What do you think it might mean?
It might mean that it's not an effective mean of teaching if they are not in person classes.
 

Ju

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We need some context to understand this properly. I can imagine the speaker could be talking about teaching online.

Please provide the source of the sentence, along with any useful context.
I quoted this writing from Google News which was discussing about the disadvantages of online classes.
 

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Given the amount of online learning, often of mixed quality, that has taken place during the pandemic, the sentence makes sense- better the classroom than Zoom.
 
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