There have been two main variables to deal with in the successful transition to on-line learning across Pennsylvania—students having some type of computer at home and the teachers being able to make the adjustment in delivering their lessons. St. John Neumann Regional Academy in Willi
Berks Catholic High School was in a good position to transition to on-line learning when schools were shut down several weeks ago. Still, some adjustments had to be made. “About four years ago our school went one-to-one with I-pads,” said Alice Einolf, the Principal at Berks Catholic.
Many of the Catholic schools around the state were in a good position to adapt to on-line learning in March because their students all had some kind of laptop computer. Some others had to scramble to equip kids with these devices. “We’re just a population of working-class
We’ve been thoroughly impressed at how the Catholic schools around Pennsylvania have kept up instruction with few or no days off after the shutdown. This came as many public schools took at least two weeks off. One of the schools that kept on top of learning and didn’t mis
In talking with Catholic school principals around the state it seemed like the key to making the transition to on-line learning in March was having a one-to-one situation with the students. That is, each student had their own laptop computer. “We’ve been one-to-one for fiv
School administrators may be used to making changes here and there, but this was a pretty dramatic change. It was in mid-March that Governor Wolf was shutting down all schools in Pennsylvania. No one knew for how long at the time, but schools like Notre Dame High School of Easton were
You have to give a ton of credit to our Catholic school administrators across the state. They had much of the groundwork in place before the schools were shut down in March and they could see what was happening in the distance. “We had an inkling that this was going to happen so