Student Writer: Teacher Interview

I interviewed my English teacher Ms. Dirk and asked her 3 questions about distance leaning and just school in general and here were her responses. 1. Distance learning has affected me because I am now working 7 days a week. there is so much to do! It is more stressful than the physical classroom, especially using…

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, Helpful distance learning tips

Quiet work space ways to communicate tech issues better ways to do school One big thing with distance learning is that it is super important to have a quiet work space to work in. Because especially with distance learning it is very important for you to be able to pay attention to your teacher and…

(Hayden, Student Writer)Back to School Blogging Post

Back to school, it’s fantastic but still difficult, the virtual year is somewhat confusing and very different from what I’m used to. Starting from the beginning it was a bumpy experience, for now, I like online school overall at least. But we’re only a month in at school, I haven’t gotten used to the change…

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…

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….