What can I expect while my preschool child is engaged in virtual learning?

  • Preschool students will be provided a district-owned electronic device to use in their home.
  • Students will have access to a variety of daily video lessons.
  • Live small group and individual remote instruction will be provided by the teacher for literacy, math, and social/ emotional learning.
  • Special Education and intervention supports will be provided virtually.
  • Ideas will be provided weekly to parents and caregivers for extension activities, physical activity, and play.
  • Students’ screen time will be approximately 45 minutes to 1 hours per day.

What will my child’s schedule look like?

SAMPLE PRESCHOOL SCHEDULE

Activity

Daily Minutes

Daily Instructional Video

15 minutes

Literacy Lesson Video

15 minutes

Math or Social/Emotional Learning or Theme Video Lesson

15 minutes

Parent/Caregiver Guided Physical activity (ideas provided by teacher)

30 minutes

Parent/Caregiver Guided Extension activity (ideas provided by teacher)

15 minutes

Parent/Caregiver Guided Play Activities (ideas provided by teacher)

30 minutes

What student learning materials will be provided? A schedule for materials and device pick-up will be provided before the first day of school.

  • White board
  • Dry erase markers
  • Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Alphafriend chart
  • Number path
  • Ten frames
  • Unifix cubes
  • Paper
  • Glue stick
  • Canvas tote bag

What are the expectations for my preschooler while learning virtually?

  • Attend and engage in virtual learning lessons with their preschool teacher and classmates
  • Engage with video lessons developed by their preschool teacher
  • Engage in the parent/caregiver-guided physical, extension and play activities 

What can I expect from my preschooler’s teacher while engaged in virtual learning?

Teachers will:

  • Provide live small group and individual remote instruction and learning tasks.
  • Provide video lessons for students to view.
  • Provide ideas for extension activities, physical activity, and play.
  • Engage students in lessons and activities related to social/emotional learning.
  • Monitor student engagement and learning progress related to learning targets.
  • Provide additional mini-lessons or small group instruction for students who need more support.
  • Take attendance.
  • Regularly communicate with the student and family.
  • Work with colleagues and families to remove barriers to learning.
  • Schedule an individual education program (IEP) team meeting for each student receiving special education services to develop plans for a hybrid and virtual learning environment.