Phase 3: Hybrid At-School and At-Home Learning

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Student groups alternate attending school

Information is current as of June 24, 2020, and subject to change.

Phase 3: Hybrid combination of in-person and at-home learning

  • Students engage in learning five days a week; they attend school two days of the week and have at-home practice the rest of the week.
  • Student groups rotate attending school, with 50% of the students at school per day, Monday through Thursday. 
  • Each Friday, 100 percent of students will engage in at-home learning while teachers plan for the following week’s lessons.
  • Provide consistency and easy access to a student's remote learning resources in one place via online learning pages. For example, an elementary teacher's page may feature messages from the teacher, and links to Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, other learning applications. 
  •  All in-school health and safety procedures are followed.
  • The number of students are limited in a room to comply with social distancing measures and health requirements.
  • Mental health services and supports will be available.   

Integrated Services planning for 2020-21
Integrated Services staff are actively planning for delivering education and services in a remote or in-person environment for students with disabilities. They are planning the specifics of what teaching and learning will look like in each of the four phases of education for the 2020-21 school year. Information will be shared in alignment with general education plans. Integrated Services leaders continue to monitor state and federal guidelines as well as fiscal and educational resources to support students with disabilities. 

 

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Elementary Schools

 

Overview

Students are divided into groups with a priority placed on having siblings in the same group, as possible. The groups alternate attending school.

  • "A group" attends school Mondays and Wednesdays with at-home learning Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
  • "B group" attends school Tuesdays and Thursdays with at-home learning Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
  • Each Friday, 100 percent of students will engage in at-home learning while teachers plan for the following week’s lessons, collaborate and engage in professional development to best support students. 
  • Safety at school:
    • Student and staff groups are as static as possible throughout the day. 
    • Interventionists and service providers offer instruction/support virtually on-site or may meet with students one class at a time. 
    • Nonessential visitors, volunteers, and activities are likely restricted.
    • Pre-plated meals will be picked up by students and eaten in the classroom or outside, following social distancing requirements through the process.
    • Safety provisions are made in hallways and common areas for students and staff.
    • Mental health services and supports are provided.
    • See the In-school Health and Safety web page web page for additional procedures at schools. 

At-School Learning

  • Lessons focus on priority standards.
  • Social and emotional learning are integrated throughout the day.
  • Specials are provided in a modified schedule in the homeroom classroom or outside.
  • Teachers provide instructional materials for at-home learning.

At-Home Learning

  • Teachers provide instructional materials for subject areas. Students apply their learning and preview new content.
  • Specials teachers may provide weekly lessons.
  • Students have access to pre-recorded video lessons and practice through websites (enVision, Cengage, Khan Academy, Moby Max, etc.).
  • Interventionists and service providers offer instruction to support learning.

Middle and High Schools

Overview

  • One-half of the students attend school on Monday and Wednesday, with at-home learning on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
  • The other half of students attend school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and have at-home learning on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
  • Fridays are designated teacher collaborative planning and professional development days for preparing lessons and materials for the following week. Teachers are not available to students on Friday.

At-School Learning

  • Classroom lessons resemble what is provided in a traditional school setting. Lessons support at-home practice.
  • Academic interactions among students are enhanced and capitalized upon.
  • Direct support is available for students with special needs.

At-Home Learning

  • Teachers provide students with materials for learning. Students apply their learning and preview new content.
  • Students can access teachers for support (except on Fridays).

 

Contact Information

Questions about the 2020-21 school year? 

Please contact your school first. If you still have questions, email info@psdschools.org.