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You can be expecting an email on Monday, April 13th from your child's teacher about the grade level distance learning plan for the week. Each week you will have information about access to Blackboard, Google Classroom, choice boards and any other instructional resources needed. In the email, you will also get an overview of the instructional focus for the week. We look forward to our first day of Distance Learning on Tuesday, April 14.Shrevewood Distance Learning Schedule
Please click on the image below or access the Shrevewood Distance Learning Schedule here.FCPS Distance Learning Plan
FCPS is embarking on a four-tiered approach to distance learning that will begin officially following Spring Break. All work and assignments are currently optional and will not receive a grade. Our priority is to offer continued learning opportunities to all our students for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.
Part 1: Weekly Learning Packets
Be expecting weekly learning packets, these will continue for the remainder of the school year, all elementary students will receive a weekly learning packet in the U.S. Mail. These packets were created centrally, but teachers may reference them when new learning begins on April 14. Students are encouraged to work on these packets at home next week and beyond as independent practice.
Part 2: Virtual Teaching
Our staff has been working this week to develop a plan for ongoing instruction of our students. Classroom teachers and specialists will be either teaching live through sites like Blackboard Collaborate Ultra or recording themselves teaching and posting links to the videos following Spring Break. More detailed information, as well as a daily schedule, will be shared next week by your child's classroom teacher. When possible, teachers are being recommended to record any live instruction and share links with the students on blackboard so students who cannot join live may view another time. Our plan is that core instruction (community building, language arts, and math) will begin first and we will layer in additional learning opportunities as a school overtime.
Part 3: Channel 21 Programming
Like mentioned above, our FCPS cable television channels are now broadcasting learning activities. New instructional videos are being recorded and will be added to the programming lineup shortly. Students can watch on their TV through Channel 21 or can use these links to view building level instructional programming. Channel 21 includes elementary school programming, Channel 25 includes middle school programming, and Channel 99 includes high school programming.
Part 4: Staff Office Hours
Beginning April 14, all staff will have regular virtual office hours to be available to answer student and parent questions in real-time. Staff will explore various methods of communication and accessibility for office hours and will communicate through email and post their schedule on blackboardAdvanced Academics Update Parent Access- Blackboard
If you are looking to access Parent View on SIS or Blackboard but, you haven't created an account, click on this link to create an account through the FCPS FASTeam. Blackboard has many great resources for your students to access during their time off. Remember, students can access Blackboard with their FCPS username and password.Positivity Project- Family, Excellence, Relationships