What Does In-Person Instruction Look Like
Families may opt into in person, indoor instruction. It is important to acknowledge that we won’t be returning to school as we knew it. The entire way of being in a classroom and in school has been adjusted to meet health and safety guidelines.
We are using a "HyFlex" model, meaning that our teachers can concurrently teach live lessons to some students in person while others are home learning virtually. All of our teaching spaces are equipped with technology that allow teachers to interact with both groups of students, including in-class cameras and microphones so that at-home students are able to see and hear what’s happening in the classroom and participate. All students will have access to the educational experience they have come to know from GDS, whether in-person or virtual.
Students who opt into being on campus will be expected to wear masks at all times (except while eating), keep six feet apart at all times, and wash or sanitize hands regularly. Teachers will be following the same rules and reminding students often of their community commitments.