remote learning

Celia Llopis-Jepsen / Kansas News Service

Last spring, Wichita families clamoring for online learning options quickly snapped up 500 spots at Education Imagine Academy, a K-12 virtual school that allows students to work at their own pace.

Next school year, many of those students will return to traditional, in-person schools. Others plan to remain at the virtual academy.

And the online school is changing its approach based on lessons learned from the pandemic.

Watch: Remote Learning Q&A

Dec 10, 2020

The Wichita Journalism Collaborative recently convened a panel of education experts to talk about remote learning and the best ways to keep students engaged, emotionally healthy and learning while attending classes remotely.

The panel included:

Carousel Skate Center In Wichita Offers Socially Distanced Workspace For K-5 Students

Dec 9, 2020
Fernando Salazar / Wichita Journalism Collaborative

Wichita’s Carousel Skate Center is now hosting elementary students for online learning in a socially distanced work space.

The Wichita School Board voted last week to transition roughly 13,000 elementary students to online learning as coronavirus infections surged, leaving many families scrambling to figure out childcare.