Welcome to Mrs. Baker's Extended Learning Page

  • Welcome to Mrs. Baker's Extended Learning Page

    Dear Parents and Students,

    Welcome to my Extended Learning Resource Page. This page was created to provide students working from home with access to assignments, links, assessments, and practice resources.

    Schools will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 – Friday, March 27. Additional information and daily updates can be found on the district’s COVID-19 Resource Page found at https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/3058.

    Office Hours

    I will be available daily to answer any questions you may have. My virtual Office Hours are as follows:

    AM: Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    PM: Monday – Friday: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Contact Information

    Below are links and codes to access my Google Classroom. All assignments with due dates will be posted Monday through Friday by 9 A.M. Please note, parents/guardians will be contacted if students do not submit assignments. 

    This Extended Learning Page was created to outline all expectations and provide you with information to access assignments, links, assessments and practice resources.

    Should you have any questions, you can contact me through the following channels:

    Email: bakermar@orange.k12.nj.us

    OR by joining your child’s class on the Reminder Application:

     The Remind App code for both sections of English IV:  @ab47ha

     The Remind App code for both sections of Journalism: @3fc3kg2

    Assignments to Access to Assignments

    All students have been using the Orange High School Google Classroom for my class.  Codes are as follows:

    English IV LLD period 3:  3a7n6fz

    English IV ELL period 4:  6f4qdpd

    Journalism I period 6a: nlphezk

    Journalism I period 7: 6k6of66

    Please have the students look at Google Classroom daily for assignments and instructions.

    General Student Expectations

    Student responsibilities in completing the assignments include: 

    • Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn
    • Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers
    • Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails for information on courses, assignments, and resources, on a daily basis
    • Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers
    • Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy
    • Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due date

    Support your child in their learning process by:

    • Monitoring OPS updates sent via phone blasts, Class Dojo, Remind, Google Classroom, district website, etc.
    • Checking in with your child daily about the At Home/Virtual Learning tasks, activities, and assessments that they are working on
    • Encouraging adherence and attendance in the At-Home/Virtual Learning check-in times offered by each of your children’s teachers
    • Designating a place and time where your child will work independently on his/her assigned tasks
    • Asking your child to provide a brief summary of the learning he/she is engaging in for each class to ensure their understanding of the content
    • Asking your child about their deadlines and supporting them, as needed, in submitting assignments in accordance with the established deadlines
    • Helping your child manage logs to document progress on assignments and lessons
    • Reminding your child to contact/email his/her teachers if they have any questions

    Below are the links for the students to access various programs:

    English IV LLD period 3:  https://classroom.google.com/c/MjQxMTY4ODA1MDha

    English IV ELL period 4:  https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc2ODIyNjY5MTVa

    Journalism I period 6a: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc3MjM4NTIxNDNa

    Journalism I period 7: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc3MjM4NTIxNzBa

    If you can not reach me for any reason via the above methods, please send me an e-mail and I will get back to you. 

    Regards,

    Mrs. Maria Baker

     

    Note: If you are having technical difficulty accessing the assignments, please contact your schools’ Technology Coordinator Mrs. Budhu for support at BudhuBer@orange.k12.nj.us

     

    Please be advised that THE SPACE has been added to the OHS Website under PROGRAMS and SERVICES.  Here you will find contact information for the SPACE STAFF as well as Mental Health Resource Guide in all languages.