Practical Tips to Improve Children's Outcomes During Distance Learning.
Tuesday, May 19 | 5PM
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TIPS FOR DISTANCE LEARNING
TRAUMA INFORMED RESOURCES
PARENTS GUIDE TO GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Parents Guide to Google ClassroomAdapted from Mr. Vacca/Youtube
Think of Google Classroom (GC) as your child’s digital link to learning.
Google/Classroom allows you to login and view/edit assignments from any device that is connected to the internet! Your student was issued a school google login username and password. If your child does not the login information please email the his/her teacher.
Teachers use GC to share assignments, homework, newsletters, and much more with students AND parents
- Click on the Google Chrome browser icon
- Type google.com into your web address bar.
- Click on SIGN IN in the upper right hand corner of the browser window
- Type in your child’s Google Email address & click “next.”
- Type in your PASSWORD & click “next.”
- Click on the waffle (9 small squares)
- Click on Classroom
- Choose the classroom that you wish to view.
- Page tools are below
Click on Classwork at the top of the page for learning activities and communications from the teacher. Directions are clearly displayed as are any materials, videos, worksheets, etc.
TURNING OFF NOTIFICATIONS IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM
ROSETTA STONE ACCESS
West Valley School District is providing access to Rosetta Stone for all students.
Access the site by selecting the “Rosetta Stone” link in the WVSDStudents.org bookmarks. The username and password is the same as the student district email address and password. https://wvsd208wa.rosettastoneclassroom.com/en-US
Students enrolled in German classes have been assigned German. English Language Learner students have been assigned English. All other students have been assigned Spanish. If your student is a Language Lab user their Rosetta Stone account will have the same username and password used for Language Lab.
For assistance with your Rosetta Stone account please contact your teacher, secondary students please contact your advisory teacher.
ROSETTA STONE TUTORIAL VIDEOS
Orientation Video for Learners in grades 3 - 12
A short video that helps students get logged in and using Rosetta Stone at home.
Orientation Video for Parents of Remote Learners
Video geared towards parents, letting them know how to support their learners at home, and what they'll be doing on Rosetta Stone:
Supplemental Educational Materials.
Information on all the resources available to teachers & some ideas on how to utilize them in a remote environment:
LAP / READING AND MATH SUPPORT
https://sites.google.com/wvsd208.org/lapk4/home LAP K-4 buildings (English)
https://sites.google.com/wvsd208.org/lapk4/inicio LAP K-4 buildings (Spanish)
Ideas and Activities for Time at Home
Ideas and Activities for Time at Home
- Social Emotional Wellness. These blog posts feature important mental and emotional tools to help for children to develop. This includes handling stress, feelings, and different situations.
- Reading. These blog posts focus on ways to support your child as a reader.
- Math. These math-focused posts share ideas about how you can incorporate and strengthen your child's math skills in fun and creative ways.
- Art and Music. Along with the academics, it is super important to establish time for creative activities--especially during stressful times. Allow your child to move, create, and express themselves. These posts offer some ideas for amazing stress busters, too!
- "5 Ideas to Teach Children Creative Expression Through Dance"
- "10 Recommended Netflix Shows for Young Children"
- "Using Sensory Play to Support Brain Development"
- "3 Mindful Twists on Classic Games for Young Children"
- "10 Quick Brain Breaks to Increase Your Child's Focus"
- "12 Art Activities to Build Literacy Skills"
Additional Enrichment Resources