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18Mar 2020

Daily schedules for school closures – how to keep everyone on task

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|0 Comments

Keeping students on a regular schedule is extremely important amidst school closures. With Kansas City Public Schools currently closed until April 6 and all Kansas schools closed until August 2020, creating a schedule is going to be very helpful to ensure students are still learning and staying motivated until they are back in a classroom. The Khan Academy has created a template that families can adopt or modify to suit the needs of their children. They are also hosting daily live streams (9zm PST/12 EST) on Facebook and Youtube for students, parents and teachers navigating school closures. Student schedules: [...]

18Mar 2020

Online Learning Resources

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|1 Comment

Keep your student engaged during the COVID-19 school closures Are you looking for extra ways to keep your student engaged during the school closures due to COVID-19? We are compiling a list of online learning resources that can help your students learn virtually and support their course-work from home. Math Resources Prodigy: a free engaging curriculum aligned math platform. Khan Academy: Created by experts, Khan Academy’s library of trusted, standards-aligned practice and lessons covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP®, SAT®, and more. It’s all free for learners and teachers. Science Resources Mystery Doug:  a [...]

18Mar 2020

Tips and Tricks for Online Learning

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|0 Comments

With schools closed until at least April 6, parents/caregivers are surley wondering how they can support teachers and help keep their students engaged and learning for the next few weeks at home. Luckly, there are online resources to help keep students on track during this learn critical time. Shake Up Learning shared an interview with an American teacher in China, Jennifer Pearson, where she discussed learning tips for teachers, schools , and families that can be extremely helpful during this time. 15 Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools By: Jennifer Pearson 1. Online Learning Doctrine In this new [...]

18Mar 2020

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|0 Comments

As the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) receives updates and questions about COVID-19, they are posting up to date information on their website. This is a resource to take a larger state wide look at how COVID-19 is impacting schools across Missouri and how it will impact student attendance, closures, assessments and virtual education opportunities. DESE Website  FAQ from DESE's COVID-19 Webinar

18Mar 2020

Kansas City Public Schools Closed Through April 3, 2020

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|0 Comments

Kansas City Public Schools announced on March 16 that schools will remain closed through April 3, 2020. Below is the communication that was sent out to parents/guardians. Dear Parent/Guardian, First of all, thank you. Thank you for your flexibility, your patience and your grace as we’ve navigated the fluid communications regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and responses. Your partnership is valuable in how we approach these decisions collaboratively. Kansas City Public Schools administration and our Board of Directors have been working together to ensure we have a clear plan that will drive our response to this emergency over the next [...]

6Feb 2020

SchoolAppKC Streamlines Application and Tours

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Kansas City, SchoolAppKC, Schools|0 Comments

Visit 16 SchoolAppKC Schools on School Saturday February 22 Selecting a school for a student in the Kansas City public school boundaries can be a challenge. Within the Kansas City Public Schools Boundaries, there are currently 23 public school options available for an incoming kindergartener and nearly 90 public and private schools serving K-12 students. Finding time to research school options, set up and attend school tours, and fill out applications can be overwhelming -- especially when many of those activities take place during a typical work day. Determined to combat these challenges, the 16 schools participating in SchoolAppKC [...]