First Days

As we consider what the first week of a socially distanced or blended learning experience look like, here are a few things that might help.

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ManagementThis is a an overview of Aaron’s first week. It is not comprehensive but provides ideas for what Week 1 can look like. (Oh, and it is currently incomplete. Updated 7.21.20)here
ManagementThis is a an overview of Marilyn’s first week. It is not comprehensive but provides ideas for what Week 1 can look like. (Oh, and it is currently incomplete.) Updated 7.24.20here
ManagementThis is the Welcome Packet Aaron shared with his families. It includes a supply list that recognizes that brick-and-mortar could stop periodically for distanced learning. here
ManagementThe 3 W’s of a socially distanced classroom here
BenchmarkAn outline of how to blend and/or socially distance the first 15 Days of Benchmark Advance in 3rd grade. It is not comprehensive insofar as it does not address every lesson; but it is a start. here
MathJanda Lannigan created this assessment to gauge student understand in math. The assessment includes the student version, interpretation guide, and scoring sheet. Thanks Janda!
Sponge ActivityWhat are kids doing at the beginning of the school day while everyone washes their hands? Watching the Kids Edition of NBC Nightly News. The resource is free and helps kids understand more about their world. Thanks Beth Martin for finding this. here
ManagementTwo Meters Away video and songhere