Teacher installs cutouts of students to be able to connect with them

Teacher creates cardboard cutouts of students

LAS VEGAS — Not only are students having to adjust not interacting in person with their classmates and teachers, but educators are also missing out on interacting and connecting with their students this year.

Instead of just staring at a computer monitor, seeing headshots of a classroom of fifth graders in “Brady Bunch” fashion on Zoom, a teacher in Las Vegas has come up with a way to have that personal interaction with her kids.

Tara Swartz, who teaches at Somerset Academy Lone Mountain, took a page out of the MLB’s playbook and created cardboard cutouts of her class, KVVU reported.

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Swartz reached out to parents asking for a photo of their children to create the cardboard classroom, the news station reported.

Las Vegas teacher makes cardboard cut-outs of students

Adorable! A Las Vegas teacher has taken a page out of baseball's playbook for the upcoming start of school. Teacher Tara Swartz has filled her classrom with cardboard cut-outs of her students. READ MORE: https://bit.ly/3iE2jFJ

Posted by FOX5 Las Vegas on Friday, August 14, 2020
FILE PHOTO: As classrooms sit empty of students, one teacher in Las Vegas has come up with a way to safely fill her desks.
FILE PHOTO: As classrooms sit empty of students, one teacher in Las Vegas has come up with a way to safely fill her desks. (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)