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St. James Academy adjusts to continuous learning

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St. James Academy adjusts to continuous learning
St. James Academy in Lenexa is adjusting to online learning.
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SCHOOLS ACROSS THECITY WILL CONTINUE THEIRONLINE LEARNINGPROGRAMS THIS MORNING.ST.

JAMES ACADEMY INLENEXA IS NO DIFFERENT --BUT WITH MORE THAN AWEEK OF DISTANCELEARNING ALREADYCOMPLETED -- WE WANTEDTO SEE HOW IT'S GOING.41 ACTION NEWSREPORTER RAE DANIELCHECKED IN WITHTEACHERS ANDSTUDENTS.RAE?SAINT JAMES HAS BEENADJUSTING JUST LIKESEVERAL OTHER SCHOOLDISTRICTS.TEACHERS HAVE THEIOWN SET UP IN THEIRHOME TO TEACHVIRTUALLY TO THEIRSTUDENTS.

THEY USEZOOM AND WHATEVEROTHER PLATFORMS ARECOMPATIBLE WITH THAT.THE PRINCIPAL ACTUALLYTOLD ME THE TEACHERSARE COVERING A LITTLELESS GROUND, BUT IT ISMORE FOCUSEDLEARNING.THERE WERE MINORTECHNOLOGY ISSUES INTHE BEGINNING THATTHEY'VE WORKED OUT --HERE'S WHAT ONECALCULUS INSTRUCTORAND A STUDENT HAD TOSAY ABOUT HOW IT'S BEENGOING SO FAR...Sam Rockford, Calculusinstructor , :00-:1411:26:03it"s not as interactivebecause I"m a veryinteractive teacher working hewhole room, but at the sametime the kids can raise theirhands with the little zoomhand raise and I candemonstrate things andit"s been actually moreinteractive than I realizedMax Fangman, student, :14-:2323:46A lot easier then I thought itwould be - I thought it"dbe a lot tougher cause Ithought no one would respectthe teacher but it"sactually gone really wellSO FOR THE MOST PART,THERE WASN'T ANYTHINGREALLY MAJOR ISSUES -ALTHOUGH IT'S THECURRENT REALITY,THEY'RE MAKING THEMOST OUT OF IT.

YOU'VEPROBABLY NOTICED THESTUDENT WAS WEARING AUNIFORM...WELL, THAT'SREQUIRED.

WE'LL DIVEMORE INTO THAT COMINGUP AT 6:30.

REPORTINGLIVE IN LENEXA, RAEDANIEL, 41 ACT





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