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Notes from the Den | Volume 1: Issue 3.5 - Aug. 26, 2020

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Note From David and AJ


Hello Cubs,


We are sorry to fill up your inbox but had a few items to share that needed to get out soon.


David & AJ

Remote Learning | Schedule


Please see the remote learning schedule below. If you have questions, please shoot us an email or give us a call. Please note this has not changed and we have full confidence that this is our final schedule.


We tried to be as consistent as possible across grade levels. Because our special areas (art, music, and PE) have to be synchronous, we had to spread them throughout the day as we would if we were on campus. Because there are different blocks for those special areas, the schedule cannot be the same for each grade level.


Please note that based on TEA guidelines the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade students have the same amount of synchronous instructional minutes and pre-k and kindergarten have the same amount of synchronous instructional minutes.


Also note that all grade level teachers will be in lock step with schedules and assignments. The schedule and these instructional expectations have been created intentionally to accommodate the multiple learning pods that are being formed to help the community distribute the logistical load of remote learning.


* Download the PDF for the clearest view of the schedule.

Technology Distribution


iPads For Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade


You will be able to pick up iPads at Bailey Middle School on August 26, 27, and 28, 2020.


August 26 pick up will be from 2pm - 7pm

August 27 pick up will be from 730am - 130pm

August 28 pick up will be from 730am - 130pm

Bailey Middle School - 4020 Lost Oasis Hollow, Austin, TX 78739


Chromebooks For Third Grade, Fourth Grade And Fifth Grade


(PLEASE NOTE THE DISTRIBUTION IS AT CROCKETT HIGH SCHOOL)


Families who need a Chromebook can now go to one of the Computer Curbside locations to pick up a device:


bit.ly/aisdcomputercurbside


You simply need your student ID number or the QR code that was created when you requested technology.

Class Lists


We will be releasing our class placements via email on Saturday.

Bridge Camp


We're excited to launch the Bear Creek Elementary virtual bridge camp! This is a series of learning experiences that will introduce both parents and students to Bear Creek culture and community. Through the bridge camp course, you and your child will familiarize yourselves with useful tech tools and take time to process elements of an authentic learning partnership between school and home.


Campers, click the link below when you're ready to begin and I'll see you there:


https://sites.google.com/austinisd.org/bridgecamp20-21/home

Counselor Connect


As your school counselor, I am super-duper excited to meet all the students that will be joining us this year. In this unusual time, I am trying (like all of us) to CONNECT!


In a MASSIVE effort to meet each and every student "eyeballs to eyeballs" and get to know a bit about them, I would like to schedule a quick Zoom meeting with each student. Ha! This is not a joke:) It is my first and most important goal, to know your kids.


Attached you will find a sign-up sheet for the week of Sept 1-4. I will send out a new signup sheet every week until I have finished my goal! So if you don't find a time that works for you this time. There will be more options in the future.


The Zoom link is included. One link for all time slots. Your child will be placed in the waiting room until I let them enter their session. 1 student at a time.


Feel free to email me with questions (alyssa.sheeran@austinisd.org)


I look forward to meeting with your student soon!


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4CAFA62AA1FBC25-counselor


Alyssa Sheeran

Bear Creek Dyslexia Q & A

Monday, Aug. 31st, 5pm

This is an online event.


Dyslexia Support Meeting


Join me, Ms. Pitts, and Ms. Seijas for a conversation about specialized reading services on Monday evening at 5pm.


August 31, 2020 05:00 PM


https://zoom.us/j/98691408369?pwd=cDJkM2h0cmlySFRQdE42ZVUzTE15Zz09


Meeting ID: 986 9140 8369

Passcode: 5sESbx