(Please note that as current information becomes available this page will be updated – 08.11.2020.)
While we realize that in-person instruction has greater impact at the elementary level, the need for virtual learning has become a reality in a variety of circumstances including the pandemic-related quarantines,(including individual or small group situations) weather-related situations, and building maintenance issues. Physical presence in the classroom allows time for students to develop spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically, and academically. When this is not possible, it is important to provide a means for student learning without interruption.
As much as possible, instruction will continue to apply best practices incorporating our Catholic Identity and based on educational research and sound pedagogy. The term “virtual learning” refers to adapted instructional practices being utilized by means of online instruction and interaction with students using various technological devices and platforms aligned to the curriculum through various devices synchronous and asynchronous methods Virtual learning can take place in situations where students are unable to be physically present in the school building.