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COVID-19: Virtual Learning Information

As schools will not be able to offer in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year, we are now going to be making a shift from “Remote Learning” to “Virtual Learning” beginning on Monday, April 13, 2020.


Virtual Learning is not intended to replace or replicate In-Classroom Instruction

Our teachers will be preparing for this shift during the week of April 6 - April 10. This preparation includes online staff and grade level meetings, professional development to ensure equity and access in our online classrooms, as well as training on appropriate technology tools to engage students in virtual learning. Teachers will be collaborating on what essential standards and skills will be the priority during this time including appropriate delivery and assessment methods. Teachers will also be collaborating in order to plan for virtual learning for students.


Parents and Students can expect the following:

  • A weekly video (welcome, instructions and lessons for the week)

  • A virtual check in with students at least once per week

    • Whole Class Virtual Meetings OR

    • Small group Virtual Meetings OR

    • “Office Hours” for students who may need individual support

  • Response to email and voicemail within 48 hours

  • Providing students with feedback on their academic progress

  • Students with IEP’s being contacted by their case providers for related services.


Here are the Learning Expectations for our TK-5 students as well as a schedule that teachers may use for the week:

 

Daily Expectations for TK - 5 Students in Virtual Learning

English Language Arts / English Language Development

 

  • Word Work - Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, etc (15 minutes per day)
  • Writing - Including content areas of science and social studies (20 minutes per day)

 

  • Reading Fluency and Comprehension - Including areas of science and social studies (30 minutes per day)

  • Mathematics (40 minutes per day)

 

Weekly Expectations for TK - 5 Students in Virtual Learning

  • Science / Technology (30-40 minutes per week)
  • PE (30 minutes per week)
  • Music (30-40 minutes per week)
  • Media (30-40 minutes per week)
  • Social Studies (30-40 minutes per week)- can be included in English Language Arts
  • Social Emotional Learning (15 minutes per week)
Additional Online Resources

 

There are a significant number of online providers for content geared towards our students that you may also choose to access on your own.

 

Our district will be curating some online resources.

 

Eastin has created a page of resources to extend learning at home that include resources that teachers use in the classroom as well as additional resources parents may be interested in knowing about.

 

Please check back regularly to view updates.