Teaching becomes a family affair

DISTANCE LEARNING–LAS second grader Aurora Seppanen works on her reading packet before a video recorded by her teacher, Emily Maxson.


by Nancy Besonen
How do you convert sheltering-in into a teachable moment? It’s a problem teachers across Baraga County are stumping to solve. Charged with teaching remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic which closed Michigan schools March 13, teachers are employing a full arsenal of learning tools to help get their lessons across. Chromebooks, chat rooms, learning packets and more are being employed by resourceful educators. Students are tuning in or responding in print if their homes aren’t online, learning the three R’s like no generation before them. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.