First Day of School - September 8
Beginning September 8, 2020, students will begin the
2020-2021 school year learning remotely from home.
Remote Learning Schedules
All students will receive daily remote learning opportunities in “real time” with their teachers. They will have access to instructional materials for use at home during remote learning, including materials for Early Learning, Creative and Performing Arts, Career and Technical Education, Special Education and Montessori. Each student will receive instructional materials based on grade level and course of study. Students will be provided a technology device to attend classes, access online platforms, complete assignments and communicate with teachers, if they do not have one at home. Assignments will be graded and recorded in Schoology.
Students will receive daily lessons in reading/English language arts and mathematics. Students will also receive daily lessons in science and social studies, although these two subjects may be alternated, based on the schedule provided by your school. Classes for health, physical education, music, and art will rotate daily and students will receive one lesson per week for each of these classes. Students can expect to engage in LIVE Face to Face learning with their teacher for approximately 15 - 20 hours per week. This schedule is a sample only; students will follow the schedule they receive from their school.
English Learners Schedules and Supports
English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers will support English Learners (ELs) on a regular schedule. During live instruction, elementary ELs should join their regular classroom teacher for instruction. Small group instruction for ELs will occur during live breakout sessions with their ESL teacher. Depending on language needs, secondary ELs may be scheduled for an English Language Development class or receive support during content area instruction from an ESL teacher. ELs who are not able to join live sessions will be able to access recorded language development lessons and assignments.
In order to accomodate the language needs of all students, ESL schedules may be adjusted to allow for additional support.
Middle and High School
Using an A/B-Day model, students will receive live “real time” lessons daily in all scheduled classes. Some classes are scheduled to meet every day and some meet every other day. Teachers will use curriculum documents, resources and remote learning platforms to plan engaging lessons for students. Students can expect to engage in LIVE Face to Face learning with their teacher for approximately 15 - 20 hours per week. Live classes will also be recorded and accessible to students to review or to engage at a later time. This schedule is a sample only; students will follow the schedule they receive from their school - Sample Middle & High School Schedule
Special Education Schedules and Supports
During remote learning, teachers, specialists and paraprofessionals will continue to provide instructional support, accommodations and modifications to students as outlined in their current individualized plan/program.
Small group enrichment and/or intervention breakout sessions will be included in the design and implementation of the instructional block so that all students are receiving the level of educational support they require. Teams will also conduct all IEP and 504 plan meetings remotely and/or via conference call during this time. Additional information will be provided as we move forward and as the need to adjust schedules and support dictates.