The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world into new ways of educating learners, often with high-tech and online solutions. However, is high-tech the way to go? Is the widespread use of educational technology (ed-tech) the best alternative? In this reading and writing based lesson, we look at a unit from the Reflect program that shares perspectives written from another angle, thinking critically about the messages they share. Join us to discuss the ideas from the lesson material as we also examine ways to teach teen or adult students academic skills in reading and writing.