Tag: online learning

These students, although attending school in person, take the same test formats as online students.

Teachers create alternative testing formats to quiz students in online school

Since the start of the 2020-2021 school year, both teachers and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have had to endure much trial and error before getting into a relatively normal rhythm. Virtual learning has been a completely new experience for everyone, and has […]

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Broward County Public Schools give students the option to stay-at-home or attend physical school.

[Opinion] Broward County Public Schools should not reopen for face-to-face instruction

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full force, there is no reason why Broward County Public School students should resume face-to-face instruction during the coronavirus pandemic.  After completing an entire month of online school, the Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie was pressured by […]

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Senior Brianna Jesionowski completes schoolwork at her organizes a designated study setup. Photo by Makayla Jesionowski

Students adjust workspaces and develop study techniques to aid them with online learning

   Completing the usual workload while sitting at a desk with your teacher helping you. School norms include a variety of books and resources physically accessible and the ability to communicate with your peers in a classroom setting. Now, class begins and you are in […]

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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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Three code yellows have been initiated at MSD as a result of calls from an individual in China.

Calls from individual in China prompt multiple code yellow lockdowns at MSD

On Tuesday, Sept.1, a code yellow lockdown was initiated at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The code was called at 10:38 a.m., and lifted at 12:59 p.m. However, this was only one of three code yellows called during the week, with the others occurring on […]

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Students' online attendance being marked throughout the week. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

BCPS implements new attendance policy for online learning

On March 30, 2020 online learning began for students as a result of the rapid spread of COVID-19. The closure of schools is just one of the many effects of the virus. Due to this pandemic, the Student Services Department has provided a way to […]

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Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools all around the United States have been ordered to close their doors. Although students can no longer physically attend school, they still must continue their education by participating in online schooling. Many educators are relying on Zoom as their […]

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Students work on online programs, such as Canvas, to complete their assignments. Photo by Delaney Walker

[Opinion] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not repeat a grade

Many new changes and protocols have been put into place due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This includes the shutdown of non-essential businesses, parks and schools. Additionally, many towns have issued a shelter-in-place order. Along with these changes, students have shifted towards online learning, […]

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With school temporarily out of session, many teachers and students have been using chatting platforms such as Zoom to learn virtually.

MSD begins distance learning with new schedule

Due to the worldwide pandemic known as the coronavirus or COVID-19, schools around the nation have closed down in an attempt to reduce the spread of the disease. While students and staff are not allowed on campus for classroom learning, video chat software such as […]

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