Phase 3: Hybrid In-School/Remote Learning

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Student groups alternate attending school

Information is current as of  Oct. 8, 2020, and subject to change.

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

  • Students engage in learning five days a week, attending school two days of the week and remote learning the rest of the week. All students have been assigned to an A or B group. Please check ParentVUE for your student's assignment. 
    • Student groups rotate attending school, with 50% of the students at school per day, Monday through Thursday. 
    • On Fridays, students engage in remote learning.
  • Teachers 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. 
  • The number of students are limited in a room to comply with social distancing measures and health requirements.
  • Mental health services and supports are available.   

 

Elementary Schools

Overview

  • All students have been assigned to an A or B group. Please check ParentVUE for your student's assignment. A priority is placed on having siblings in the same group, as possible. The groups alternate attending school. 
    • "A group" attends school Mondays and Wednesdays with remote learning Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
    • "B group" attends school Tuesdays and Thursdays with remote learning Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
    • Fridays:
      • Live morning check-in/class meeting
      • The rest of Friday, students complete independent and asynchronous work and participate in synchronous lessons. 
      • Teachers provide instructional support to students for approximately 1/3 of the day. For the remainder of the day, teachers collaboratively plan and prepare for the next week. 
  • Safety at school:
    • Student and staff groups are as static as possible throughout the day. 
    • Schools will prioritize cohorting by class. If that's not possible, schools will cohort by grade level​
      • Interventionists and service providers
        • Deliver instruction to support standards-based learning virtually (Microsoft Teams) on-site
        • Maintain distance and meet with students from one class at a time.
        • Disinfect between group
        • Students from different classes are not mixed if cohorting by class. Students from different grade levels are not mixed if cohorting by grade level.
    • Nonessential visitors, volunteers, and activities are likely restricted.
    • Pre-plated meals are 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.
    • See the In-school Health and Safety web page web page for additional procedures at schools. 

In-School Learning

  • Lessons focus on priority standards.
  • Social and emotional learning are integrated throughout the day.
  • Specials are provided in a modified schedule where social distancing can be maintained.
  • Teachers provide instructional materials for remote learning.

Remote 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/or practice through websites (enVision, Cengage, Khan Academy, Moby Max, etc.).
  • Interventionists and service providers offer instruction to support learning.

Middle and High Schools

Overview

All students have been assigned to an A or B group. Please check ParentVUE for your student's assignment. 

  • One-half of the students attend school on Monday and Wednesday, with remote learning on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
  • The other half of students attend school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and have remote 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.
     

In-School Learning

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

Remote Learning

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

 

Contact Information

Questions about the 2020-21 school year? 

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