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e-Learning

Welcome to e-Learning

Messages to our Students from Faculty/Staff (10 minutes and 52 seconds of pure heart!)

 

Colorado Governor Jared Polis ordered all public and private schools across the state to suspend in-person learning from March 23 through April 17 to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Colorado. Please read Mr. Schubach’s March 19th announcement, here. The Colorado Springs School will begin e-Learning on March 31, 2020.

e-Learning Student-Parent Handbook

e-Learning HandbookThe e-Learning Student-Parent Handbook -(updated March 29, 2020) outlines learning objectives, guidelines, responsible use policies, expectations, stakeholders, communication tools, attendance, sample schedules, terms and definitions, parent resources and FAQs.

Student Roles and Responsibilities

  • Establish daily routines for engaging in the learning experiences
  • Identify a comfortable, quiet public space where you can work effectively and successfully, e.g. kitchen, living room…
  • Be appropriately dressed during scheduled school hours, e.g. not pajamas;
  • To check for announcements and feedback from your teachers, regularly monitor online platforms: Classroom, Sites, Gmail, Calendar, etc.
  • Complete assignments with integrity and academic honesty, doing your best work
  • Do your best to meet timelines, commitments, and due dates by setting realistic schedules
  • Communicate proactively with your teachers if you cannot meet deadlines, require additional support, or experience a  technology-related issue
  • Collaborate and support your CSS classmates in their learning
  • Use good judgment and maintain proper online etiquette (Responsible Use Policy)
  • Proactively seek out and communicate with other adults at CSS as different needs arise
  • If you become too ill to participate, it is important that you or parent communicates directly with teacher via email

Parent/Guardian Roles & Responsibilities

Provide support for your children by

  • Establishing clear routines and expectations
  • Defining the physical space for your child’s study (quiet, public space such as kitchen or living room)
  • Monitoring the e-Learning plan shared with your child 
  • Monitoring official communication from the school regarding closure dates 
  • Taking an active role in helping your children process their learning
  • Encouraging periodic breaks from screen time (e.g. physical activity and/or exercise)
  • Remaining mindful of your child’s stress or worry
  • Making sure students are putting devices away so they get adequate sleep
  • Communicate with the school any technical issues with online learning
  • Notify the school if there are any concerns about a student’s social and emotional well-being
  • If your child is too ill to participate, please notify teacher(s) before scheduled classes begin

Archive of Communications on e-Learning

March 29, 2020 - Welcome to e-Learning: A message from Aaron Schubach
March 19, 2020 - e-Learning Announcement from Aaron Schubach
March 17, 2020 - Letter from Alan Smiley at the Association of Colorado Independent Schools

 
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