- Learning Platform – Canvas
- Specified time during the day for virtual classroom instruction and tutoring
- 2 lessons per week over new instruction
- Recorded instructional videos – 2 per week over new learning
- 1 grade per week
- Attendance taken daily based on student participation on daily assignments
- Contact students and parents if student misses 2 consecutive days of daily instruction, is failing class(es) or not making progress
Special Population Teachers
Non-Homeroom Teachers (RTI, STAAR, etc.): Ensure support for those students that receive services during the school day.
Inclusion/Resource Teachers - General Guidelines
- Review current and next week’s lesson plans.
- Accommodate and modify per IE.
- Schedule co-teach/instructional support time with teacher or schedule direct instruction for students per IEP.
- Document time spent with teachers and students. Consult with speech and/or related service personnel for additional supports to provide.
Additional Requirements - Special Education Virtual Teaching
Contact every student 2 times per week on caseload and review lesson/work concerns, difficulties, or need for reteaching.
- Any specialized instruction should be via teleconference with a general education teacher (co-teach) or small group of students with IEPs (resources). Services must be minute per minute from IEP.
- Service provider schedules will be coordinated to minimize difficulty of accessing services.
- CLASS will be used to develop PLAAFP, progress monitoring, and goal assessments for students with IEP.
- Teachers will facilitate the use of the room to participate in ARD meetings.
- Teachers should consult with campus staff to work on minimizing schedule conflict.
- Times should be scheduled during school day.
- Teachers should have virtual (by student choice) or shutdown (no choice) lessons prepared on a 2 week cycle. Material should be made available for pick up every other Thursday or Friday for the weeks following.
- Lessons will occur virtually a minimum of 2 times per week per child (unless 504 or IEP reads differently) with a maximum of 4 students being served at one time.
Teachers will ensure students have access to grade level assignments in both English and Spanish. Students may choose to complete assignments in the language in which they have the most home support or will be most successful. ELs must continue to have bilingual services as required by TEA. Students will also have language enrichment activities assigned for the second language.
Teachers will ensure students have access to grade level assignments with appropriate accommodations according to their level of English proficiency. If parents request translation support for languages other than Spanish, email Amy Ferguson, firstname.lastname@example.org,
to connect with translation services.
Students will receive an optional assignment for the 2 week period starting Sept. 14. GT teachers will provide support through office hours and will communicate directly with parents.
- Work will be communicated through Canvas.
- 1st - 4th grade students will receive a minimum of 1 grade each week in Reading, Math and Science/Social Studies.
- Pre-K work will be communicated through SchoolStatus.
- Student attendance is based on daily assignments or daily communication with the teacher.
- Attendance should be taken each day by the attendance period. If a student submits an assignment after the attendance period but before 11:59 p.m., attendance will be adjusted the following day.
- Teacher must make contact with the parent after 2 absences or 2 days without completion of the assignment or contact with the teacher.
- If the teacher is unable to contact the parent, notify your administrator.