OCS Digital Learner News
A weekly newsletter for DL Families - February 5, 2021
Virtual Micro:bit Coding Academy
The Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center (GYSTC) is hosting an online coding course called Virtual Micro:bit Coding Academy. This 4 week course is geared to engage 3rd through 8th grade students in the basics of Computer Science and Engineering Design! For more information please email Will Dodd (firstname.lastname@example.org) at GYSTC.
The Narrative assignment consists of two parts. The first section, which is 60 minutes in length, includes four articles with 24 multiple choice and constructed response questions. The second section, which is 60-75 minutes in length, includes four multiple choice and extended response questions.
Digital learning students may take the Narrative Write Score over the two day window on February 9th and 10th or may take both parts on the same day within the same window. The Assistant Principal from your child's school will be in contact with you regarding login procedures. Please contact the AP, if you have any questions.
DL Student "Shoutouts"
Viha S. from Ms. Whitehead's Class
"Shout out to Viha Shah for completing the Erosion Prevention Challenge. Viha used Google drawing tools to demonstrate her plan and created a presentation video."
Nicholas W. from Ms. Whitehead's Class
"Nicholas took on the Erosion Prevention Challenge by identifying a place in his driveway and at his former school, took measurements, made observations, and created a solution for both. He shared his findings and plan through a video program and included photos! Way to go Nicholas!"
Sophia H. from Mr. Garland's Class
"Sophia did an excellent job on this week's science project on the Upper Coastal Plain! Way to go, Sophia!"