Extended Learning

EXTENDED LEARNING

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    Dear Parents and Students,

    Welcome to the 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.


    1. VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS

       
      I will be available daily to answer any questions you may have. My virtual Office Hours are as follows:
       
      AM, Monday – Friday: 9:00AM – 11:00AM
      PM, Monday – Friday: 1:00PM – 3:00PM 
      CIAO, Monday and Wednesday - 3:30 - 5:30 PM

      CONTACT ME
       
      Should you have any questions about assignments, you can contact me via:
       
      Email:
      thomasma@orange.k12.nj.us
       
      Remind App:
      Advanced Placement Literature and Composition (Period 1): @be36f6
      CP English IV (Period 3): @f3k9e9
      CP English IV (Period 4): @ggae8b
      CP English IV (Period 6a): @a2f89b
       
      Google Classroom Join Codes:
      Advanced Placement Literature and Composition Period 1): 97aqw5c
      CP English IV (Period 3): cdt471
      CP English IV (Period 4):  4cpu5xt
      CP English IV (Period 6a):  tkn0cvy
      CIAO (Periods 9-12): 3eywdms
       

      Online Resources:
       

      AP Classroom (for Period 1 only)

      Clever: (Reading Plus, Edulastic) (all classes)

      Guns, Germs, Steel Full Text (Periods 3,4, and 6 only)

      Library Database Resource Access Codes:
       
      Ebsco:
      username: orangehs
      password: tornado1!
       
      SIRS: 
      username: orangelib
      password: orange
       
      Worldbook:
      username: orangehs
      password: 07050
            

      Student responsibilities 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 dates

       

      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

       

      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

       
       
       
       
       
     

     

     

     

     

      

Last Modified on March 16, 2020