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Colleges Training Teachers 'For Whatever Comes Next' in Age of COVID

When the world turned upside down in March, MCLA professor Nicholas Stroud, like educators across the country, had to rethink how he teaches. But as the chair of the school's education department, he also had to think about what he teaches.

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Pittsfield Schools Looking to Fund Internet For Families

In preparation for the possibility of further remote learning, the school administration is exploring the use of CARES Act funding to provide all students with internet access.

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Pittsfield School Committee Reflects on Video Graduation

Members at Wednesday's meeting congratulated the Taconic and Pittsfield high school classes of 2020 who were recognized in a virtual graduation on Sunday.

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'Remote Learning' More of a Challenge in Remote Corners of Commonwealth

But for kids in rural districts, going back to school could mean getting in the backseat of the family car.

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McCann Tech Working to Keep Students Connected

McCann Technical School students are making do with remote learning but the school still hasn't determined how it will deal with graduation.

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Pittsfield School Superintendent Gives Remote Learning Update

Superintendent Jason McCandless told the School Committee on Wednesday that although they have provided 3,000 students with school-owned laptops there are still many families without an internet connection.

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Mount Greylock Schools Seek Parents' Input to Improve Remote Learning

The Mount Greylock Regional School District wants to hear back from families about the challenges of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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McCann Tech Teachers Adapt Instruction to Shop-less Environment

A computer repair simulation on the website TestOut.com utilized by McCann Tech information technology teacher Perry Burdick.

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Students, Teachers Adjusting to Remote Learning

Brookner and the district's other two principals participated in a virtual meeting Thursday of the School Committee's Education Subcommittee, which held a joint session along with the school councils from Williamstown Elementary, Lanesborough Elementary and Mount Greylock Regional School.

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County Education Task Force Pitching Plan for Remote Learning Platform

The task force endorsed a framework for a countywide online learning management system for remote learning that it hopes to present to school superintendents and school committees in the next couple of weeks.

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