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    At-Home Learning Information

     

    Students will remain at home and will engage in learning activities that are primarily delivered through an online learning management system. Live, teacher-led instruction and peer collaboration will be scheduled throughout the day to expand students’ opportunities to engage with content and interact with teachers and classmates. Daily student participation in the learning activities will be required. Instructional time will also be dedicated for independent learning activities. A structured schedule will be provided to students indicating required times for participation in live instruction.

    Remote At-Home instruction will be designed for mastery of student learning outcomes based on the academic standards called the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each content area.  

    • Available for students in Prekindergarten through Grade 12
    • Student participation required 5 full days per week
    • Live teacher-led instruction and asynchronous learning
    • Instruction provided by Allen ISD teachers 
    • Instruction in core content and elective areas
    • District curriculum, unit sequencing and pacing of instruction
    • Social-emotional support
    • Accommodations and support services provided
    • Internet connection required
    • District computer device provided, if needed
    • Access to specialized courses and activities on-campus, as applicable 
    • Access to virtual extracurricular activities and events, as applicable

    The following questions and answers below should provide more detail about the At-Home Learning experience.

  • At-Home Learning FAQ

  • When can I change my student's educational setting?

  • What is the difference between synchronous and asynchronous learning?

  • Will students participating in At-Home Learning receive live, teacher-led instruction for the full length of a school day?

  • What would a typical daily schedule look like?

  • How will At-Home Learning be different from the instruction provided during the school closure last spring?

  • How will teachers address any potential learning needs from the school closure last spring?

  • Will there be attendance requirements for At-Home students?

  • Will computer devices be made available to students who need them?

  • Will students in At-Home Learning have access to instructional materials, such as guided reading books or other classroom resources?

  • Will students participating in At-Home Learning need to purchase school supplies for the new year?

  • What online learning management system will be used to support elementary students in At-Home Learning?

  • What online learning management system will be used to support secondary students in At-Home Learning?

  • How will student progress be reported?

  • Will courses taken in At-Home Learning be included in GPA calculations and class rank for high school students?

  • Will STAAR/EOC be administered in 2020-2021?

  • Will all courses be offered in At-Home Learning for students in Grades 7 - 8?

  • Will all courses be offered in At-Home Learning for students in Grades 9 - 12?

  • Will dual credit courses follow AISD guidelines and schedules for Fall 2020?

  • Can secondary students who select At-Home Learning still participate in athletics and extracurricular activities?

  • Can students in grades 7-12 who select At-Home Learning still participate in UIL/Extracurricular competitions, including athletics, fine arts, etc?

  • Will students in grades 7-12 be able to participate in clubs and organization meetings and/or activities?

  • Will meals be provided for students who select At-Home Learning?

  • Are immunizations required for students enrolled in At-Home Learning?

  • Will my child have virtual access to their campus nurse during the school day?

  • How will At-Home Learning be staffed?

  • Will elementary students be assigned to a teacher from their home campus?

  • Will students participating in At-Home Learning remain enrolled and still be associated with their home campus?

  • Can students change their commitment from At-Home Learning to In-Person Learning after the start of the school year?

  • How do parents commit to an instructional model of choice for their child?

  • What happens after making a commitment to participate in At-Home Learning?

  • Will resources be available for parents to support and monitor their child’s At-Home Learning?

  • Will students identified as English Learners, Dyslexic and/or Gifted and Talented receive services during At-Home Learning?

  • If I choose At-Home Learning, how will dyslexia therapy (DT) services be provided? *** Updated July 27, 2020 ***

  • Will students receiving services from Special Education or 504 be eligible for At-Home Learning? *** Updated July 27, 2020 ***

  • Will my student’s 504 plan or IEP be implemented as designed if I choose At-Home Learning? *** Updated July 27, 2020 ***

  • What are examples of services documented in my student’s 504 plan or IEP that can and will be provided virtually during at-home learning? *** Updated July 27, 2020 ***

  • What if my student does not currently receive 504 or special education services but I am concerned he/she might have a disability?

  • I have chosen At-Home Learning for my student, but he/she requires an evaluation for 504 or special education this school year. Will the evaluation also take place via virtual methods?

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