Why Shawnee Mission Schools Chose Lightspeed Systems For Virtual Learning

| July 29, 2020

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Like many districts and schools this summer, Kansas-based Shawnee Mission School District is making back to school plans and gearing up for the possibility of continued virtual learning. To prepare for their new normal, Shawnee Mission is adjusting their district calendar for more professional learning, installing sanitizing stations in schools, and purchasing a filtering solution to facilitate safe learning—on and off campus.

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It’s 2020, so where’s our virtual and augmented learning?

Article | February 12, 2020

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition - Winners

Article | July 10, 2020

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