Tuesday, March 24, 2020

State Tests

As per the New York State Education Department, ALL STATE TESTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE YEAR. This is true for all grade levels. For up to the minute information you can go to NYSED.GOV.

Keep checking back for updates. 

Friday, March 20, 2020

Google Classroom Help

If you need your username and password:

Username: first.last@ms308bda.org
Password: OSIS number

Here is a video to help you navigate google classroom.



Thursday, March 19, 2020

Important Announcements Concerning Electronic Devices and Internet Access

1) If you need a Need Technology Device:  The DOE has additional technological equipment and that will be distributed on an "as-need-basis" priority will be given to students and families in determined need.  Please complete the survey if you need a device.

https://coronavirus.schools.nyc/RemoteLearningDevices


2) If you Need Internet: Charter Communications- Offering FREE Internet


https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-free-spectrum-internet-wifi-offer-student-households-promotion-2020-3


3) If your device is asking for an administrator username and password:

Windows Devices:


Username:        nycdoe

Password:         D1IT@D0e




Apple Devices:


Username:        nycdoe

Password:         SDE4t3am

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

FAQs For Starting Remote Learning Post 1

Hello and Welcome to the Remote Learning Blog.

There is much confusion about remote learning and how parents can help their child learn and keep to a schedule Hopefully this FAQ will give you ample answers. If not please leave a comment and we will try to respond as quickly and effectively as possible.

1) How does my child access the internet and what is the password for administrator?

Below is the username and password for administrator access.

Username:            NYCDOE

Password:             D1IT@D0e


2) My child forgot their username and password. How can I retrieve it?

Your child's username: firstname.lastname@ms308bda.org
Password: OSIS Number (student ID)

If you forgot your child's OSIS number you can email bronxdance@ms308bda.org and we will respond as soon as possible. In the email please include your child's first and last name as well as their class.

3) My child doesn't know what to do and when to do it. Help??

Below is a sample schedule for you child.


REMOTE LEARNING STUDENT DAILY SCHEDULE
Before 9 am
Wake Up
Wash up, brush your teeth, clean up, have breakfast
GET READY to start your learning day!
9:00-9:20 am
DEAR Time
Time to Drop Everything and Read for 20 minutes. Find a favorite book in your home or online that you can read!
9:20-9:40 am

Check for teacher daily assignments on Google Classroom
9:40-10:40 am
Academics
COMPLETE- ELA Assignments
10:40-11:00 am
Academics
COMPLETE - Dance/Art/Gym Assignments
11:00-12:00 pm
Academics
COMPLETE- Math Assignments
12:00-1:00 pm

LUNCH
1:00-1:55 pm
Academics
COMPLETE -Science Assignments
1:55-2:50 pm
Academics
COMPLETE- Social Studies Assignments


4) What else can my child do if they have completed all assignments?

Students can always go on to IReady. Please contact teachers for your child's username and password.

These lessons are for your child that meet them at their level and in some cases may not be on grade level.

5) What happens if I need to get in contact with a teacher?

Teachers can be contacted during regular school hours. You can contact teachers through Remind or Class Dojo

6) What is going on with the state tests?

Right now we are closely monitoring the situation and will update you as soon as possible.

7) What if I dont have internet?

Spectrum has provided free wifi for all NYC Students.

Please call 1(844)488-8398