Kansas City's Confusing Reopening | Distance Learning Vs. Expectations | Kids At Home
Segment 1, beginning at 4:43: Why reopening during the pandemic feels so confusing
With rules varying from city to city, metro leaders fear the confusion around reopening will result in a lack of compliance. In a move that could add to the confusion, the Kansas City Health Department director says he's anticipating a need to tighten up again before the end of June.
Segment 2, beginning at 14:43: Does distance learning live up to expectations?
Online learning was supposed to be the savior of higher education. After schools nationwide were forced into it by the pandemic, how did it go? Our experts say it's no easy task to adapt an in-person lesson plan for online classes.
- Michael Horn, chief strategic officer at Entangled Group and author of "Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decision Throughout Your Life"
- Michael McCloud, chief academic officer for Johnson County Community College
Segment 3, beginning at 34:22: How Kansas City kids are dealing with being stuck at home
After hearing a lot from adults during this pandemic, we open up the phone lines to the kids. How are they getting by with their family these days, and what do they think about all of this to begin with?
- Vladimir Sainte, clinical social worker and children's book author