Distance Learner Expectations
Online/distance learning expectations of learners, parents, and teachers
Students taking distance learning classes will:
- Be on time for class and remain in class until dismissed by the teacher
- Have camera on at all times with learner sitting in front of the camera
- Mute microphone unless otherwise requested by the teacher
- Alert teacher to unforeseen technical complications that may have interrupted the lesson as soon as possible
- Minimize distractions: no movies, music, pets, noise, siblings, or snacks during the lesson
- Wear school uniform polo
- Use technology in an acceptable/appropriate manner as outlined in the Technology User Agreement
- Follow the Christian code of conduct and collaborate with peers using respectful language and behavior
- Use ‘chat’ space to answer questions posed by the teacher only (no random thoughts, no chat spamming)
- Remote learners will follow same behavior expectations as those in school.
- Maintain the actual Zoom or Google Meet background (no virtual backgrounds)
- Read communication from teachers in the Stream daily and weekly
- Learners are responsible for in class work and homework
- Turn in work on time
- All work will be turned in on the Google Platform
- Seek help when needed
Teachers teaching distance learning classes will:
- Post weekly overview in Google Classroom Stream by Monday morning at 7:30AM.
- Will have face to face instruction daily with all students.
- Will post the schedule to Google Classroom and stick to the times so all students can be involved in live instruction.
- Will create office hours for all students in the class.
- Include distance learners in direct instruction, classroom discussions, and small groups
- Post assignments in Google Classroom’s assignment section before the class meets
- Post materials that are necessary for class prior to the Google Meet
- Take attendance each time you sign on. Report to administration if there is an attendance issue.
Parents of distance learners will:
- Supervise the distance learner so that he/she is focused, undistracted, and engaged in class
- Be involved in the education process with your child and teacher.
- Respect the privacy of students that are attending in school
- Understand that this is not a normal year for anyone and respect that the teacher and students are doing the best they can in these uncertain times.