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COVID-19 Return to Learn Information


Helpful Links and documents

Return to Learn Preparedness & Response Approved Plan A 2-pager of info. most important to parents will be forwarded by early next week if not sooner to simplify detail for everyone.

We are excited and prepared to work safely and with the same great caring and instruction you've come to expect from Coleman's team for your children starting on Aug. 31st, which is a half day for students. We also understand this is a person choice for parents. As a reminder, current Coleman families wishing to enroll their child in fully virtual (100% online) instruction for this fall must register each individual child at this link by Aug. 9. https://forms.gle/DaPDbqPhgh5NjB1u8

Community Zoom Meeting is  Aug. 5 at 4:30 p.m. Email Mrs. McCormack with your name and affiliation with Coleman Schools for the link at jmccormack@colemanschools.net

Return to School FAQs for Parents/Students/Community

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SICpnV7DIAm73swkFFGgyXm-PLgRih2T2idI1fPzfuo/edit#

MDHHS 2019 Novel Coronavirus Information 02/04/20

https://5il.co/hs4k

Chartwell's Healthy Service Flyer
https://5il.co/hs4l

Continuity of Learning Plan and ISD Approval
https://5il.co/hs4e

Google Classroom Tutorial Video
https://www.loom.com/share/48f1bd43de7c472f8c3cd548eee54e15

Student/Family Learning Access/Connectivity & Wellness Survey
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecN8WXX_MFlSzDhE0kCqvjR0z--ROiTV_0O1JKUv68vq5JIA/viewform

Zoom Support
https://zoom.us/docs/en-us/covid19.html

Community Resources links
Community Resources

Educational & Entertaining Resources for Students K-12
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RyNC7IR2gDoiBK3TEjDh17fnCPf7gKlZQR0a2L8SWys/edit?ts=5e73bba5

For Those With IEPs And 504s
https://www.controlaltachieve.com/2016/10/special-needs-extensions.html

If your child struggles with READING, this is a great tool that will read the text to your child, it’s called READ ALOUD. And. . . . it’s easy to install.
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/read-aloud-a-text-to-spee/hdhinadidafjejdhmfkjgnolgimiaplp

If your child struggles with DYSLEXIA try this app OpenDyslexic. It changes the font they are reading on a web page to make it more easily readable.
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/opendyslexic-font-for-chr/cdnapgfjopgaggbmfgbiinmmbdcglnam

If your child struggles with FOCUS here’s a couple of apps that will help them to zero in on what they need to focus on , , , ,

Visor This screen overlay tool darkens out the page except for a horizontal band you can move up and down as you read, helping the student to focus.
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/visor/lhpbckonakppajdgicbjdfokagjofnob

Move It This is a great site to get kids up and moving every so many minutes while online and directs them to do an exercise. Example: 10 Jumping Jacks
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/move-it/kopilngnmfklhhjocdfdlokmodibcbmk

MATH RESOURCES

AlgebraByExample (usually Grades 8 or 9)

9 algebra topics, 42 individual assignments

Students analyze and explain correctly and incorrectly worked examples targeting common errors in algebra and then work on similar problems on their own.

More information | Sign up for free downloads

MathByExample (Grades 4 & 5)

13 math topics, 125+ individual assignments

Students analyze and explain correctly and incorrectly worked examples targeting common errors in math and then work on similar problems on their own.

More information | Sign up for free downloads

Poster Problems (Grades 6 & 7)

6 sixth grade problems, 6 seventh grade problems

These are more complex, open-ended problems that encourage creating and comparing multiple representations.

More information | Sign up for free downloads

SCIENCE RESOURCES

Science Generation (18 five part units plus a large bank of additional activities within a digital dashboard

SciGen covers a variety of science topics, including cells, energy, environment, matter, and more. The “dashboard” is full of interactive media.

More information | Sign up for free downloads and access to the dashboard

SOCIAL STUDIES Resources

Social Studies Generation (Grades 6-8)

18 five part units

Asking students to consider multiple points of view, these units include topics such as ancient civilizations, the experiences of two children of Sudan, and complex questions related to American democracy.

More information | Sign up for free downloads

LITERACY resources

WordGen Weekly (Grades 6-8)

72 five-part units available

Uses a societal dilemma to frame brief activities to promote academic language development, argumentation, perspective-taking, and discussion.

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WordGen Elementary (Grades 4 & 5)

24 ten-part units available

Develops academic language, argumentation, and perspective-taking skills through activities, reading, writing, discussion, and more. Each unit focuses on a discussable question and even includes a video newscast and a script for a reader’s theater!

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GENERAL information

Focus 5 (all grades)

A selection of deep breathing activities for calming and centering. Includes downloadable cards and audio recording of students leading the activities.

More information and free access

Community Updates

6/03/20 Community Update https://5il.co/ij20

3/30/20 Community Update https://5il.co/hs4f

3/24/20 Community Update https://5il.co/hs4g

3/19/20 Community Update https://5il.co/hs4h

3/14/20 Community Update https://5il.co/hs4i

3/13/20 School Closure Letter https://5il.co/i917

3/09/20 COVID-19 Letter https://5il.co/i91y