WCCUSD Parents: Know your students’ rights during online learning.

Know Your RightsA Parent’s Guide to School Policies in the 2020-21 School Year* All K-12 students have the right to a set academic schedule each day, that incorporates a “live” Homeroom period. Your student should receive teacher-led instruction every school day, Monday through Thursday. This could be through live instruction, recorded instruction, or independent work, or a combination….

Student Writer: Back to school

Hello, I am a student writer on the Teaching Titans blog post. My name is Samnit, and as you all probably know online school has started for most school districts. For some students this has been a struggle. Some children cannot access the internet in their homes, and some children cannot afford a device in…

Progress Reports/PowerSchool Freeze

Hello everyone, Teachers have to submit grades for Progress Reports. I’ll be giving an No Grade to students that transferred late to my classes, and a letter grade for everyone else. This is not a permanent grade. Assignments can still be submitted and your scores can and will go up. There’s going to be a…

Thank You, Donors! Project Funded! @DonorsChoose

My Donors Choose project, which the 6th grade team talked about creating, has been funded!  We’ve got 300 sets of headphone with mics coming to us shortly after Sept. 15. I’d like to make sure that they’re going to students with the noisiest households and the students that need the equipment the most because of…

Books and Equipment check-outs!

I’ve scheduled Aug. 31 and Sept. 2, from 12-1pm, as the days that I’ll be checking out books and equipment for students. Year 1 students, you’ll need to come by to check out your Video textbook. This will also be the time to check-out a camcorder if you don’t have anything to create videos with…

Distance Learning Bonanza! DL Strategies, Tips, etc.

There are so many resources concerning distance learning instruction for teachers! With all that’s out there, I wanted to create a list for myself, coworkers, and for other teachers AND parents that would like to read up on Distance Learning. My list is currently heavy on the Social Emotional Learning strategies/needs/lessons for students in DL….

Crazy Times and School Closure – Q4 Begins

Hello and welcome back to school – sort of. It seems like the whole world has turned upside down for some of us, while others may be sitting at home wondering what all the fuss is about. I wanted to give students a little information about what’s taking place right now and what to expect…