Western Boone eLearning Day

Information for Teachers

Teacher Expectations

For the 2018-19, Western Boone County Community School Corporation will be utilizing eLearning Days for both planned and inclement weather days. Planned days will be used to provide staff development, whereas inclement weather days will be unscheduled and determined as necessary. For inclement weather eLearning days, teachers will still be notified by 6:00 AM. Students will be recorded as present when school work is completed within the designated period of time.

Important Information

Scheduled Days

Platform:

  • Posting Deadline: 8:00 a.m. in Canvas.


Amount of Work: Teacher Instruction + Student Work Time:

  • 35 to 40 minutes per subject at Jr. High and High School.

  • Elementary:

  1. Kindergarten (approximately 2 hrs.)
  2. 1st & 2nd (approximately 2 ½ hrs.)
  3. 3rd & 4th (approximately 3 hrs.)
  4. 5th & 6th (approximately 3 ½ hrs.)


Pertinent Content: Material assigned must maintain content sequence.

  • No canned lessons.

  • At elementary buildings content must include literacy, math, science, social studies, movement, music, and art.

  • Assignments should include objective, instruction and meaningful student practice activities.


Teacher Availability:
  • Teachers must be available to respond to student and parent questions between 1:30 and 3:00 via email or school phone.


Special Education:
  • Accommodations should be provided as written in their IEP. Read-aloud attachments will be utilized as appropriate. Life skill students will be given individualized goal related assignments/tasks.

Unscheduled Days

Platform:
  • Posting Deadline: 9:00 a.m. in Canvas.

  • If school is cancelled after a 2-hour delay, the posting deadline is 10:00 a.m. in Canvas.


Amount of Work: Teacher Instruction + Student Work Time
  • 35 to 40 minutes per subject at Jr. High and High School.

  • Elementary:


  1. Kindergarten (approximately 2 hrs.)
  2. 1st & 2nd (approximately 2 ½ hrs.)
  3. 3rd & 4th (approximately 3 hrs.)
  4. 5th & 6th (approximately 3 ½ hrs.)



Pertinent Content: Material assigned must maintain content sequence.

  • No canned lessons.

  • At elementary buildings content must include literacy, math, science, social studies, movement, music, and art.

  • The lesson should include an objective, instruction, and meaningful student practice activities.


Teacher Availability:

Teachers must be available via email to answer student and parent questions between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.


Special Education:

Accommodations should be provided as written in their IEP. Read-aloud attachments will be utilized as appropriate. Life skill students will be given individualized goal related assignments/tasks.

Western Boone County Community Schools