Distance Learning for InD and ASD: Let's Connect!

We are excited to connect with you during this time that our district's physical school buildings are closed. We know the learning doesn't stop with our students or our teachers!

This site will be used to share information- both from our team to you and it will be a means to share information with one another. 

Attention HS Modified Teachers:

Did you overlook the weekly briefing in September outlining how to set up i-Ready accounts for your students?

 

Do you need an account for a student? If so, click here so we can get you set up!

You should have received an email indicating that N2Y is making all of their platforms available to teachers for free

While this is OPTIONAL for you to do, we highly suggest you take advantage. This is a chance for you to make even more personalized lessons for your students. 

Unique Learning 

Do you need help establishing that FREE account? Well, we have you covered!

You should have received an email indicating that TeachTown is making all of their platform available to teachers for free. 

While this is OPTIONAL for you to do, we highly suggest you take advantage. This is a chance for you to make even more personalized lessons for your students. 

Attainment has made their "Attainment Hub" available to us so that we can teach our lessons and our students can follow along with digital textbooks that read for them. How exciting!

Read how to get started here. Video explaining how to go through the process will be updated tonight!

Do you need i-Ready activity packets? Click here and check them out.

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Helpful Videos Here!

Additional Unique Learning tips can be found here.

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i-Ready Teacher Toolbox

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Distance Learning Platforms We

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It is critical that our SWDs have additional opportunities for explicit instruction and more practice with concepts being taught. We see the Teacher Toolbox often in our elementary pacing guides. We are sharing this for our middle school teacher friends. This is available for K-8 teachers and you have video tutorials, additional activities for practice, and it is great. If you haven't created your account yet, click on "Register Now" and create your account using your dadeschools email. This platform is an excellent place to locate supplemental tasks to support our students who are working below the grade level and need that supplemental support. Don't let this resource pass you by

Learning A-Z

We have e-mailed your school sites to remind teams about login information! Please check-in with your administrator or contact our team if you forgot! 

Learning A-Z offers their programs Reading A-Z and Science A-Z. These platforms offer lesson plans, related activities, stories, and quizzes for your students. 

IXL Personalized Learning Platform

Are you an ESE teacher that has multiple grades in your classroom? If so, IXL is an excellent platform for you, It will allow you to assign lessons by grade level for your students to complete. This platform is very user-friendly. Take a look at our video overview to see if IXL would be helpful for you.              

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extras! remove grade level, read aloud accessibility feature for upper grades. 

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We have been taking advantage of BrainPop in our modified curriculum classrooms throughout the school year. This shouldn't stop because our students are at home!

BrainPop has allowed for FREE ACCESS for home use. Click here to set up your account and enroll your students so they can enjoy with you from home. Click here to set up your account. 

You can give assignments to your students, monitor their progress, and more! 

Our friends at Touch Math made their student workbooks available for download! We went ahead and downloaded them for you .

Parents, click here to access.

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Khan Academy Kids has some fantastic content. They have offered potential schedules for learning at home and complimentary home learning content for you to preview. Visit their site here

Parent Resources

Hello parents! Click below to find helpful videos that explain to you how to navigate the distance learning platforms "Unique Learning" and "Learning A-Z."

Attention Parents!

The Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) has created a helpful resource outlining tips for working at home. Click here to view. 

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Mindfulness for Parents:

Social-Emotional Care/Self-Care

Teachers:

Please take advantage of these excellent resources provided by ReThinkEd, which address the social and emotional needs of our students.

Resource 1:

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety in These Uncertain Times

Resource 2:

Dealing with Emotional Stress of the Coronavirus/CODID-19 Pandemic

Clinical Behavioral Services Padlet

Our colleagues from the Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities team have a Padlet that we think you will find very useful! There are a lot of great resources related to SEL. Their Padlet can be found by clicking here.

Quaver SEL

Quaver Social Emotional Learning is available to our teachers and students. This is an excellent learning tool to share with our students during distance learning time. Click here for all the information you need to get started. It's available on the M-DCPS student portal. 

Transition Services Padlet

Our colleagues from the Transition team have a Padlet that we think you will find very useful! There are a lot of great resources related to transition resources. Their Padlet can be found by clicking here.

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Hello to our VI teachers! Check out this resource! Click on the picture to visit. 

This page is UNDER CONSTRUCTION. We will be adding more daily so stop back often! 

ESY Teachers- You may request Reading A-Z or IXL licenses by clicking "request license" below. 

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