EDUCATING IN PLACE: CLOSING THE BUILDING, NOT THE SCHOOL
“The world is a much smaller place than it was 30 years ago,” says John Pretzer, superintendent and secondary principal at Scranton Public School in southwest North Dakota.
Thirty years ago, the invention of the World Wide Web gave way to the rise of the internet, connecting people, places, ideas and economies like never before. It was a gamechanger.
Today’s gamechanger is quite different – the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It has spread across the globe, forcing temporary closures of school buildings and brick-and-mortar businesses. The changes have been rapid, the virus’ reach all-encompassing.
NORTH DAKOTA LIVING -- May 2020
Now is the perfect time to dream, discover new options and plan your trips across our great state, for when it is safe to travel. Our “Meet my ND” video series, new virtual tours and inspiring outdoor recreation offerings at www.NDtourism.com(link is external) are great places to start. Keep the kids busy and play along with daily puzzles featuring an iconic North Dakota image, or have them map out your next North Dakota road trip.