Sunday, June 26, 2022
Happening Now

Tag Archives: Learning

Snow Days Cause Academic Disruptions When Trying To Return From Break

It may be nice having an extra day off before returning to school, but snow days can cause a real challenge for educators. Putnam County Schools Deputy Director Tim Martin said two snow day right after Christmas break disrupts. “That’s a difficult thing anytime we have a snow day, and we were really hoping we wouldn’t have many snow days ... Read More »

Celina K8 After School Learning Program Seeing Record High

Celina K8’s after-school tutoring program is seeing a record high. Supervisor of Instruction Misty Strong said that while the program typically sees about 35 to 40 students, it has been averaging over 60. “They follow a schedule where they’re engaged in dedicated minutes for homework help, they have STREAM, STEM activities, physical activities, family engagement,” Strong said. “And then they ... Read More »

Pickett K-8 Summer Learning Camp Combined Education And Fun

Pickett County K-8 summer learning camp ends Thursday after four weeks of education and fun. Principal Julia Barber said school staff used a combination of field trips and online and classroom learning to close the learning loss gap. “We took our reading post test yesterday, and I am very pleased when I looked over them last night when I got ... Read More »

Jackson Schools Start Spring Semester In-Person

All Jackson County Schools will start the second half of the school year in person starting Monday. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said the school system will make adjustments as needed while monitoring quarantine numbers as students return. “The plan for Jackson County Schools to return after the break will be in-person classes five days a week at all of ... Read More »

White Co Schools Return From Break In-Person

The White County School System will return to school January 4th with in-person learning. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said keeping students in the classroom to learn was the main reason for the decision. “We have been in session since the first of September in-person full fledge,” Dronebarger said. “So, we try to continue that model as we’ve gone through ... Read More »

LA Students’ Spring Learning Decision Form Is Due Friday

Livingston Academy students have until Friday to decide between in-person or virtual learning for the spring. Any student that chooses virtual can not return in person for the remainder of the year. Director of Schools Mark Winningham said the permanent decision allows the school system to appoint virtual only class periods. “If I am teaching say history at the high ... Read More »

Daily Work Can Help Students Keep Learning

Elementary students could fall behind if they do not learn every day during this COVID-19 shutdown. Tennessee Tech College of Education Assistant Dean Julie Baker said students who participate in daily educational practices will be able to maintain their grade level. “It’s easier to forget things like math is one of (those subjects) that if you’re not using it and ... Read More »