remote learning

August 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Offering Live FAQ Event Thursday

Montgomery College is offering a live virtual event Thursday at 2 p.m. to answer frequently-asked questions about the fall semester.  Residents can watch live on Facebook and YouTube. Most classes this fall will be taught online, however some programs like automotive technology and health sciences may have on-campus lab sessions. The semester begins Aug. 31 […]

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July 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Results Are In: 42% of Parents Want Kids at School, 25% of Staff Want to be at School

In June, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) launched parent and staff surveys asking for input about education for the fall semester.  On Tuesday, results were shared at a Board of Education meeting. 55,839 residents responded to the online parent survey, and about 7,000 responded to a phone survey targeted at zip codes with low online […]

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April 29, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Watch: MCPS to Hold Town Hall on Remote Learning on April 29

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding a town hall at 6 p.m. on April 29 to discuss the second phase of their “Continuity of Learning” plan for distance learning. Staff will address the ways they plan to provide education to students remotely, and will address a variety of student needs. Montgomery County schools are closed […]

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April 16, 2020 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Dr. Carey Heller

BLOG: Keeping Kids Engaged in Online Therapy/Coaching and Other Remote Sessions

As a psychologist who specializes in ADHD/executive function issues (i.e., time management, organizational, task initiation trouble), helping children and teens stay focused and engaged during sessions is not something that is new to me. Many of the kids I work with like to be active and have trouble sitting still. With the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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April 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Officials Hold Virtual Conversation: Second Week of Remote Learning

More than 165 thousand students “return to school” for week two of remote leaning All Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) buildings are closed through April 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Monday, the school system embarks on the second week of remote learning. Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith sent a message to the school […]

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April 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Shares Information on Technology Needed for Remote Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students start the second week of remote learning Monday, April 6 as the school buildings remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. MCPS’ Elaine Chang-Baxter, Director of Partnerships, talked with Peter Cevenini, MCPS Chief Technology Officer, about the technology requirements for learning […]

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March 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Officials Hold Virtual Conversation For Parents on What to Expect While Schools are Closed

More than 165 thousand students start remote leaning Monday, March 30 All Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) buildings are closed through April 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Friday evening, Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith sent a message to the school community with information for the first week of remote learning. Monday, Montgomery County […]

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