Like so many districts throughout the nation, the Greenville Public Faculty District (GPSD) in Mississippi confronted the problem this spring of rapidly pivoting to on-line studying because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whereas Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves advisable state-wide faculty closings on March 14, 2020, GPSD had closed for spring break on March 6, creating much more of a standstill for ramp-up efforts to place distance studying into movement.
Challenges confronted in Spring 2020
There was an urgency in figuring out what present instruments could possibly be used to seamlessly transition to our new regular of on-line studying. A method of monitoring scholar wants and speaking with mother and father was important in making a profitable studying expertise. Fortunately, i-Ready instruction had already existed within the lecture rooms, so our shift to tech-enabled digital instructing was a easy course of.