Tag: E-learning

Seniors commit to their prospective colleges amid early decisions

Seniors commit to their prospective colleges amid early decisions

Committing to a college may be a difficult feat as one must weigh different qualities and negative factors. Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School seniors are anxiously waiting to hear back from the schools they applied to, including whether or not they received financial aid. […]

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Illustration by Julia Landy

Students see varying results when adapting to new online school schedules

Every day junior Lily Lafone wakes up at 7:25 a.m. to get ready for school. Depending on which day it is, she’ll take any one of three AP classes. After school, she does her homework and attends either a Key Club, Best Buddies or FFEA […]

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Broward County Public Schools implements a mandatory cameras-on rule for virtual learning

Broward County Public Schools implements a mandatory cameras-on rule for virtual learning

As of Wednesday, Dec. 2, the School Board of Broward County updated attendance policy 5.5 that now requires that students have their cameras on for attendance and instruction. Prior to this addition, teachers had to adjust to teaching without being able to see the facial […]

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2020 Midterms set to occur at home; unlike any year before

2020 Midterms set to occur at home; unlike any year before

As the 2020-21 school year nears winter break, various questions have been raised about how the traditional midterm tests will be conducted with a large portion of the student body e-Learning at home. Beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 15, these tests will occur throughout the week, […]

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[Multimedia] E-Learning raises concerns regarding academic integrity among teachers

[Multimedia] E-Learning raises concerns regarding academic integrity among teachers

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[Opinion] Microsoft Teams is more useful than Zoom

[Opinion] Microsoft Teams is more useful than Zoom

Microsoft Teams and Zoom are two popular apps used by teachers and students to carry out eLearning in the midst of COVID-19. Last year, when students were just getting started with eLearning, they used Zoom instead of Teams. This year, students started off using Teams. […]

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[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

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Teachers must learn to balance both teaching from home and taking care of their children. Graphic by Julia Landy

Teachers balance online instruction and taking care of their own children at home

As a way to stay socially distant during the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts worldwide, including Broward County Public Schools, have switched to remote online learning to start the 2020-21 school year. This school year is different as students and teachers will be learning primarily using […]

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Student has written their schedule out on their agenda for online school.

Students cope with the pros and cons of online learning

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many schools worldwide have switched to alternative forms of education such as online learning. Since the end of last school year, students and teachers everywhere have been adapting to a new way of learning and teaching while following the […]

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Graphic by Julia Landy

MSD teachers cope with an entirely new culture of teaching due to COVID-19

Since the first day of school on Aug. 19, classes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been operating solely online. This change is due to the global pandemic currently occurring with the COVID-19 virus. In an effort to keep these classes as involved as […]

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