With Christian County schools out of session through at least April 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers have had to continue their instruction through non-traditional methods.
Jason Wilson, the director of technology for the Christian County School District, says video conferencing between teachers and students has reached over 1,200 kids in just the past week.
right-click to download mp3In addition, Wilson says teachers have been aided with free and promotional programs offered by vendors in recent weeks.https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/889/2020/03/24213006/Wireready_03-24-2020-21-30-04_02630_25_Wilson-2.mp3
right-click to download mp3Wilson says his office has received several calls from parents and grandparents wanting to troubleshoot issues that have arisen in trying to connect their child or grandchild with their teacher. He urges everyone to be patient and that they will work to correct any issues they are made aware of.https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/889/2020/03/24213006/Wireready_03-24-2020-21-30-04_02631_25_Wilson-3.mp3
right-click to download mp3Jessica Addison, the chief instructional officer for the school district, praises the teachers who have taken on the task of using their creativity to keep the children educated from home.https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/889/2020/03/24213007/Wireready_03-24-2020-21-30-05_02632_25_Wilson-4.mp3
right-click to download mp3Christian County schools will remain closed until April 20 at the earliest, according to Superintendent of Schools Mary Ann Gemmill.
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