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Distance Learning FAQ
How will my student acclimate to online learning?
Teachers provide face-to-face live instruction daily
Kinder 8-11am, 12-3pm (AM/PM Cohorts); F 8:30-9:30
1st-4th grade: M-TH 8:30-2:30; F 8:30-9:30
Each class creates virtual social contract
Learning is divided into smaller "chunks" of time (15-20 minutes)
Teachers integrate quality "screen-time," paper-pencil, kinesthetic and auditory activities into daily lessons
All teachers implement Gradual Release Instructional Process
(I do, we do, you do)
Expectations for online participation, communication and "netiquette" are clearly communicated to students
What resources will help my student stay on-track?
Due dates and schedule
Clear assignment directions
Communication via Google Classroom and other programs (Class Dojo, Remind, etc.)
Will my student learn grade level standards?
Yes, all course content aligns with state standards, objectives and assessments
Students will also receive enrichment and interventions based on current needs.
A strong emphasis is placed on "key content standards"
What support will the teacher provide?
Post announcements regularly
Appear live on video via Google Meet and participate in discussions
On-going communication and feedback
Provide instructional expertise to assist students in meeting learning goals
Will my student be able to interact with other students online?
Yes, teachers provide students with the opportunity to interact with their peers through discussions and group work
Our grade level teams create educational experiences that are enriching, challenging and collaborative
What type of feedback will the teacher provide?
Assignments will be graded in a timely manner and returned to students
The teacher will provide various types of verbal and/or written feedback (encouragement, appreciation, question, guidance etc.)
The teacher will also reinforce important materials, concepts, and skills (prioritize)
Never has there been a better time to show students the value of learning new skills!