Ms. Rogers K-1

Omaha Virtual School

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Classroom Expectation Focus-Week of September 16-20

Being Respectful & Engaged-Raise your hand when you want to share your thinking

Our Classroom

September 13, 2019

This week I was able to get to all learners and checking their knowledge of their letters and sounds. From here this will help me form small groups for our next steps. Reading MAP Testing will be a part of this also. Learners did a great job during testing this week, I understand that it is hard to not have any talking! I reminded learners that all I ask is that they do their best! I explained to them that even if they finish early they are not able to leave until the session is over. Some clicked through the questions fairly quickly and then had to sit and look at books quietly. Please help me remind learners that the same will apply for Math MAP next week.

We are excited to show families what we have been working on next week Thursday, September 19th at Open House! Open House is a time for you to visit the classroom and have your learner show you around. You are free to come anytime between 6:00 pm-8: 00 pm.

Remember to:

  1. Spend some time with your learners practicing how to write their names and log into their computer if they are having trouble.
  2. Double-check to see that names are on artifacts you are turning in.
  3. Grade artifacts that are being turned in; write the grade on the paper and on the artifact tracker.

I wanted to share this resource with you, I have not been able to use it yet, but thought it might be helpful when teaching Science; Virtual Science Lab Apps. Let me know if you try out any of these and if they were helpful!

Upcoming Events:

  • Thursday, September 19th: MAP Testing for all learners. Please make sure you have signed up for 1 for Math MAP session



  • Open House, Thursday, September 19th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Cooks Night Out, Thursday, September 19th, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
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September 6, 2019

Congratulations!!! You completed your first online lesson today! Please let me know if you had any specific problems with getting into class connect today. We will meet online again on Monday for a Social Studies lesson. I look forward to seeing you.

This week we had Art and Coding, which changes our daily schedule a little bit. For Coding, the 2nd graders also come join K-1 for the lesson. We talked about our digital footprint and how we can be sure to only share appropriate information online. Here is a parent resource from Common Sense Media if you would like more information. Common Sense Media is great for parents to find out information about different apps, movies, and games you might be hearing about.

We started a Math About Me project this week and will continue to work on it next week too. My plan is also to continue some individual assessments with learners to find out how they are with letters, sounds, and sight words.

  1. Please spend some time with your learners practicing how to write their names and logging into their computers if they are having trouble.
  2. Double-check to see that names are on artifacts you are turning in.
  3. Grade artifacts that are being turned in; write the grade on the paper and on the artifact tracker.

August 30, 2019

What a great week! It was so fun to get to know your learners a little more this week. Our time goes by so quickly. We spent some time in a practice online lesson so the learners could see what it would look like. There were a few hiccups which are expected, we will also practice next week. Remember our first online lesson will be Friday, September 6th. This lesson will be used to make sure that all can connect from home, share their thoughts using the talk button, and use the tools available.

Learners worked on writing numbers, some wrote from 1-20, some had a hundred chart that they were trying to complete. My goal next week is to work on assessing learners individually on letters, sounds, and sight words. We will see how that goes!!

I showed the learners EpicBooks, which is a website that we will be using from time to time in class. Learners will also have access to this site during school hours when they are at home. There is more information about Epic in the picture above.

August 23, 2019

Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year!

I am so excited to welcome our new and returning learners. It has been great meeting all of you this past week. Your learners are so excited and I can't wait to work with everyone.

Learning Coaches have had some great questions; keep them coming. I am here to help you and if I don't know the answer I will figure it out!

  • Double-check the Artifact Tracker so you know which artifacts to send in the Orange Folder next week.
  • Learners may bring a water bottle with them to class. We will keep these on the counter so computers will not get spilled on.

Resources-Websites and Tools we use in the classroom!

Symbaloo Links to websites we frequently use in class

Common Sense Media-find digital citizenship lessons as well as ratings and reviews for shows, movies, apps, and more!

Speechify Scan a book with your camera, have it read out loud, listen to books, PDF's, and articles

Common Sense Media-Apps for Diverse Learners

Tech for all Learners-Tools for Diverse Learners

Class Connect Session Times

Monday-Social Studies

Kindergarten 9:00am-9:30am

1st Grade 9:45am-10:15am


Kindergarten 9:00am-9:30am

1st Grade 9:45am-10:15am