There's a lot of planning going on right now on how to safely reopen manufacturing sites. Also, as Kickstart has noted, there's been some discussions on what the office of the future will look like whenever we work-from-home folks return.
But what will schools look like?
Consider an elementary school classroom where younger kids gather in a circle for a story, or older kids work in teams on a science project. And then there's the very important rush to the playground at recess. How will they stay safe?
At least one school in Netherlands thinks the key to safety will be investing in plastic.
Reuters has a story about Springplank school in the Dutch city of Den Bosch where staff have installed clear plastic screens around each desk, as well as flexible screens that can be used by teachers if a student begins coughing.
It's not just elementary students in Europe who will be seeing more separation.
Ohio's Cuyahoga Community College expects to spend about $1 million for dividers, floor markings, personal protective equipment and other gear for students, according to our sister paper Crain's Cleveland Business.