Distance Learning

D-G-F Moving Middle & High Schools To Full Distance Learning

GLYNDON, Minn. — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton is moving to full distance learning for its middle and high schools starting Monday. In a letter posted on the district’s website, the superintendent says there has been an increase in students and staff reporting that they have been exposed or tested positive for the coronavirus. The full distance learning for the middle and high schools…

Moorhead Public Schools Will Start Fall Semester With Hybrid Learning

The district is planning to transition to the designated school rubric learning model on September 21.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Moorhead Public Schools will start the new year with hybrid learning. “To acclimate staff and students to the new learning environments and to help students develop the necessary skills and prevention practices to ensure safety,” says Brandon Lunak, the Superintendent at Moorhead Public Schools. The district will be moving between hybrid and distance learning based on the COVID-19…

Fargo Public School Board approves “Smart Restart” draft plan

The school year will now begin September 2nd instead of August 27th

FARGO, N.D. — After hours of deliberation, the Fargo Public School Board approved a Smart Restart plan for the upcoming school year. It also approved moving the school year’s start date from August 27th to September 2nd. If there’s one certainty about the drafted plan, it’s that almost nothing about it is certain. “Everything in this document can change,” said…

Some MN businesses can reopen Monday, distance learning continues for rest of school year

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Walz announces some businesses can reopen Monday and schools will continue distance learning for the rest of the school year. Industrial and manufacturing businesses like wholesale trade, warehouses can welcome back workers. Office-based businesses that aren’t customer-faced will also be open for business. This affects up to 100,000 workers and 20,000 businesses. In order…

NDSCS Continuing Distance Learning Through Summer, Adding Hands-on Course in Fall

Summer classes take place from June 2 through July 24.

WAHPETON, N.D.–Distance and online learning will continue through the summer for students and faculty members at the North Dakota State College of Science. Summer classes take place from June 2 through July 24. School officials say there will be a limited number of face-to-face classes from June 29 through July 24, but the school has created what is is calling…

West Fargo school resource officers continue providing support to students virtually

School resource officers, or SROs, provide support to students, parents and staff members

WEST FARGO, N.D. — On a typical week day, school resource officers would be walking the halls of their assigned school, interacting with students and staff members. “Their job is really to build relationships with students, with their admin teams, with their schools,” says West Fargo Police Sgt. Derek Cruff. “They really become a part of that team at every…

Distance learning in full swing for students across Fargo-Moorhead

Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead school officials discuss how teachers are utilizing technology to connect with their students

FARGO, N.D. — When Minnesota and North Dakota officials decided to close schools due to the Coronavirus, educators across the metro scrambled to put together a plan of how to move forward. “The last two weeks have not been easy, but they have been a very meaningful learning opportunity for all of our staff, and that’s teaching through our instructional…

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosts COVID-19 K-12 Education Roundtable

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is hosting a COVID-19 K-12 Education Roundtable feauring F-M K-12 administrators. The speakers will provide information about how their education systems are continuing to provide valuable instruction through distance learning. The speakers include: · Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney · Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Rupak Gandhi · West Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Beth Slette ·…

Social Distancing: Learning Lessons In The Dirt

Minnesota Parents Become Teachers With Distance Learning And Emily Welker's Little Girl Gets A Garden-Variety Lesson

  A lot of parents are in a brave new world this week. Distance learning started Monday for Moorhead Public Schools, Wednesday for Fargo. Local artist Su Legatt shared pics of her first day as a home school parent with her pre-k kiddo on Twitter. Pre-K parents have flexible learning plans for their kids, so Su used art on the…