Elementary learning plan

What families should expect week to week

March 30 – April 12

Continuing Emergency Education Learning Resources (EELRs) and Initial Planning for Essential New Learning. Teachers will continue to provide Emergency Education Learning Resources (EELRs) that focus on supplemental, enrichment and reinforcement resources.

April 13-17:  Scheduled Spring Break 

The Issaquah School District will follow our planned/calendared spring break. Teachers will not be providing instruction this week. Please note that meal delivery and essential personnel childcare will continue during the break.

April 20 – Until End of Closure: Implementation of ISD Remote Teaching and At Home Learning

  • Daily Target times for teacher directed student engagement in the Essential New Learnings are as follows. (Note, the guidelines below are not meant to limit supplemental independent learning activities and do not include elementary specialist time, such as Music, PE, and Library.)
    • Grade K-1: 45 minutes
    • Grade 2-3: 60 minutes
    • Grade 4-5: 90 minutes
  • Examples of teacher directed engagement may include:
    • Activities that allow students to access the learning as their circumstances allow, such as
      • Pre-recorded instruction
      • Interactive software
      • Interactive presentations with student response
    • Live streaming
  • Regular office hours will be offered as determined by staff members.
  • Teachers will be providing feedback, assessing, and/or grading students on assigned work.
  • Report cards will be provided at the end of the year.
  • Teachers will continue to use email and their web sites to communicate with parents about the learning activities, expectations and assignments.
  • Special Education and English Language Learner (ELL) teachers will communicate their expectations to their students/families and collaborate with classroom teachers.

Digital tools

Every student in Issaquah School District has access to online digital tools. For our elementary students, they can access most of these tools through Clever. For more information about the tools, please refer to the list below. The use of these tools may be relative to teacher use and grade-level.

Digital Tool Purpose Who has access Student Login Information
 General Support  Use links within the shared Wakelet to learn more about the technology tools we use below. This might include video directions, written information, and other supportive materials.     
Clever

Clever is the online portal for elementary students to access Zearn (Math), Quaver (Music), and other educational technology tools.

Learn more with this video tutorial

K-5 Username: Student Username (first 4 of the last name, first 3 of the first name & 2 digit graduation year)
Password: Student ID
QR codes might be available for K-2 (refer to teacher)
Actively Learn Actively Learn is an e-reading platform that improves students' reading comprehension and retention by empowering teachers to reach students inside a text. Teachers can customize instruction, provide real-time feedback, allow peers to collaborate, and get analytics on student performance. K-5 (teachers who have established classroom access through Clever) Clever
BrainPop
BrainPop Jr.
Brain Pop allows teachers to assign differentiated activities to students and monitor their progress. Activities include Make-a-Map, Make-a-Movie, Challenge, games, videos and more. It encourages independent learning. K-5 (teachers who have established classroom access through Clever) Clever
       
Code.org One of our Core Tools. Code.org is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an hour of Code event. K-5 Clever
Office 365 and Teams

Office 365 is Microsoft's subscription-based service that gives users access to the familiar, desktop office applications through the web browser and access to its cloud storage solution.

Outlook

K-5 Students Clever
PebbleGo K-2 learning to read materials with read-along stories. K-5 (password through librarian) Clever
Quaver Music Teaching students to read music through fun and interactive online lessons. K-5 Clever
Seesaw Seesaw gives students creative tools to capture and reflect on their learning – in real-time. It’s easy to use and makes it simple to collect student work in one place and share with families K-5 and invited parents Clever
Zearn Zearn is an online, K-5 math program based on Eureka Math that can be used to provide differentiated instructional support and student practice in the classroom and/or at home. K-5 Clever
King County Library Systems Access to all of KCLS online information and tools. K-12 User Name: 4 1 1 _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(7 digit Student ID number)
PIN/Passcode: _ _ _ _
(Last 4 digits of Student ID)
Common Sense Media A resource for teachers and families on educational apps, movies, music, video games and other digital content. K-12  
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