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    EXTENDED NTI GUIDANCE

    for MINGO COUNTY SCHOOLS

    DURING COVID-19 CLOSURE

     

    The COVID-19 closure has made it necessary to develop extended NTI assignments and activities. The remaining four days of the previously planned NTI lessons will be completed on March 19, 20, 23, and 24. The District Office staff, and school principals developed the following for the provision of instruction during the remainder of the closure.

     

    PK-4

    Scope

    Core subjects and social-emotional learning

    Learning Time

    PK-4 students will complete one 30-minute lesson in a core subject or social-emotional journaling per day.

     

    Grades 5-8

    Scope

    Core subjects and social-emotional learning

    Learning Time

    Grades 5-8 students will complete one 60-minute lesson in a core subject or social-emotional journaling per day.

     

    Student and Family Responsibilities for Grades PK-8

    • Student and families are responsible for following the schedule for learning, accessing the lessons, completing the lessons, and keeping student work organized and in a safe place until submission of the lessons upon return to school.
    • Families without access to a smartphone or Internet access must contact the school administrator or teacher to arrange a pickup of hardcopy assignments.

    Schedule

    March 25: ELA/RLA

    March 26: Math

    March 27: Social-Emotional Journaling (Prompt developed by District and school counselors)

    March 30- April 3: Spring Break, no lessons scheduled

    Weeks Following Spring Break (Apr 6-10; Apr 13-17; Apr 20-24; Apr 27-May 1)

    Monday: ELA/RLA

    Tuesday: Social Studies

    Wednesday: Math

    Thursday: Science

    Friday: Social-Emotional Journaling (Prompt developed by District and school counselors)

     

    High School

    Scope

    Core subjects, AP/Dual Credit, CTE and social-emotional learning 

    Learning Time

    High School students will complete one 60-minute lesson in all core subjects, AP/Dual Credit, CTE, or social-emotional journaling per week.

    Format of Lesson

    • Digitally accessible: Students will be able to access lessons from the normal platforms the teachers are already using for NTI, such as LiveGrades, Blackboard, Schoology, Study Island, Plato, WIN, etc. Assignments could also be accessed on District and School websites, the Mobile App, and school or class Facebook pages. The school should prepare and submit to the District Office a list, by teacher, giving information as to how a teacher’s lesson is accessed and including any links/URLs that will be needed. That list will be published.

    Student and Family Responsibilities

    • Student and families are responsible for following the schedule for learning, accessing the lessons, completing the lessons, and keeping student work, which may not have been digitally submitted, organized and in a safe place until submission of the lessons upon return to school.
    • Families without access to a smartphone or Internet access must contact the school administrator or teacher to arrange for assignments.

    Schedule

    March 25: ELA/RLA (The student’s ENG 9,10,11,12 or AP ENG Lang or Lit course)

    March 26: Math (Math I, II, III, IV or AP Math course)

    March 27: Social-Emotional Journaling (Prompt developed by District and school counselors)

    March 30- April 3: Spring Break, no lessons scheduled 

    Weeks Following Spring Break  (Apr 6-10; Apr 13-17; Apr 20-24; Apr 27-May 1)

    All assignments must be prepared and posted before Monday morning of each week. Social-Emotional Journaling prompts will also be posted.

     

    Credit Recovery

    Scope

    All classes assigned.

    Format of Lesson

    Digitally accessible: PLATO Courseware

    Learning Time

    Students assigned Credit Recovery courses should work on each course at least 60 minutes per week. More time may be needed to complete the CR course prior to the end of the semester.

    Assessments

    Students must contact the OP/CR teacher when a Unit or End of Course Exam is taken. The OP/CR teacher may need to involve parents/guardians in proctoring exams.

     

    Virtual School 

    Scope

    All classes as normally assigned.

    Format of Lesson

    Digitally accessible: EdOptions Academy

    Learning Time

    Virtual students are on a different schedule than other students, with accelerated terms and timelines, requiring more time spent per day to complete courses on time. Students must follow established requirements.

     

    Alternative School

    Scope

    All courses as assigned by Alternative Education teachers.

    Format of Lesson

    Digitally accessible: PLATO Courseware

    Learning Time

    Alternative Education students should be working at least 60 minutes per day but may require more time, as directed by the Alternative Education teacher.

     

    Option Pathway

    Scope

    Subjects as assigned by OP teachers.

    Learning Time

    • Option Pathway (Option 1) students should be working at least 60 minutes per day but may require more time, as directed by the OP teacher. They are also responsible for any CTE coursework assigned.
    • Option 2 Credit Recovery students should work on their recovery subject for at least 60 minutes per week and must also complete assignments for all other subject areas assigned.

    Format of Lesson

    Follow the directions of the OP teacher: OP teachers may use the digital platforms normally implemented for test preparation. Please communicate instructions to students.

    Assessments

    The OP teacher should monitor communication from WVDE as to how assessments (TABE/TASC) will be managed.