Episode #432 - May 6th, 2020
Education Counts take a deeper look into At Home Learning, WNIT’s 34.5 that offers programs and teaching resources for students in grades 6-12th. Adaptive Arts eliminates barriers for distance learning through music. Plymouth High School students navigate virtual choir auditions from home. Bridgeman Schools have created a system of online learning that works for students in every grade level.
Original Airdate: May 06, 2020

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  • May 6th, 2020 Photo Jetta Cruse More Information

    Music Lessons in Isolation

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    Adaptive Arts has always helped break down barriers to allow anyone to be able to learn and play music. Even in times of social distancing and isolation, they're continuing that mission through the use of technology. Teachers and students are able to remain in contact and even play together through their digital screens.

    Guests:

    1. Jetta CruseFounder/Executive DirectorAdaptive Arts

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  • May 6th, 2020 Photo Shane Peters, Lori Graves, John Truesdell, Gerald Heath More Information

    Online Dashboard Learning

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    Schools across the country have had to find ways to make sure students are able to continue learning. We explore how Bridgman Schools in Berrien County have created a system of online learning that works for students in every grade level.

    Guests:

    1. Shane PetersSuperintendentBridgman Public Schools
    2. Lori GravesPrincipalBridgman Elementary School
    3. John TruesdellPrincipalF.C. Reed Middle School
    4. Gerald HeathPrincipalBridgman High School

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  • May 6th, 2020 Photo Ryan VanAntwerp, Jim Condon, Savannah Paxton, Austin Kizer More Information

    Plymouth High School Virtual Auditions

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    City: Plymouth, IN
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    With mandated quarantines affecting the way we function in the world, improvisation is the only way we can put our best foot forward during unprecedented times. At Plymouth High School, the show must go on, with the choir continuing to place auditions. However these auditions are all virtual. This gives the teacher and students the chance to change the dynamic of what auditions have to be.

    Guests:

    1. Ryan VanAntwerpChoir TeacherPlymouth High School
      https://www.plymouth.k12.in.us/plymouth-high-school
    2. Jim CondonPrincipalPlymouth High School
      https://www.plymouth.k12.in.us/plymouth-high-school
    3. Savannah PaxtonStudentPlymouth High School
    4. Austin KizerStudentPlymouth High School

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  • May 6th, 2020 Photo Liz Cheng, Elizabeth Gardner More Information

    At Home Learning on the World Channel

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    The World Channel is full of resources and programs for students and teachers to stay educated and inspired from home. With many people being stuck at home, World Channel is dedicating hours between 12-5, to at home learning for grades 6-12. WGBH's Liz Cheng and Elizabeth Gardner inform us about what they have to offer, why they do what they do, and how they are trying to make sure that education is ongoing, no matter the circumstances.

    Guests:

    1. Liz ChengGeneral ManagerWGBH
      https://www.wgbh.org/
    2. Elizabeth GardnerSr. Project ManagerWGBH
      http://wgbh.org

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