Extended Learning Portal

    Schools will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 – Friday, March 27. 


      Mr. Michael Seidel

    OPA Auditorium
      OPA Room 210  
    Office Hours:  9-11AM & 1-3PM

    Extended Learning Resources


    Below is the link to the Flipgrid Assignment Page.  Assignments will be posted by 9AM each day, M – F.  Each assignment contains a due date. Please note, parents will be contacted if students are not completing assignments.

    Click here for Daily Drama Assignments 

    Haga clic aqui para las Tareas Diarias de Drama

    REMIND: Teacher/Student Communication
    Remind App Access Code:  I will notify you via text message of any assignments, homework, etc.  You must join the class remind to receive messages: 


    How to Join the Remind Class

    You can join a class or school to receive Remind messages via text, email, or push notification (or any combination of these).

    1. To get text notifications:
      • Join by text:
        Participants text a unique class or school code to a Remind phone number. For U.S teachers, the Remind number is 81010. For example, if you wanted to join a class with the class code @d1ama, you would text @d1ama to 81010. 


    Google Classroom

    Below are codes to my Google Classrooms.  Assignments will be posted by 9AM each day, M – F.  Each assignment contains a due date. Please note, parents will be contacted if students are not completing assignments.

    • Period 1 - Drama 8a6grr2b


    • Period 4 - Introduction to Dramanclnatj


    • Period 6A - Drama 8vxdzfcz


    • Period 7 - Acting 1txbwk74


    • Period 8 - Stagecraftnbewafa


     OPA Drama Expectations


    • Any assignment which is provided to you in Google Classroom and/or Flipgrid is expected to be completed by the assigned due date.


    • Sign up for REMIND!


    • These grades will be added into Genesis as a regular part of your classroom grade. (classwork, quiz, authentic, etc...) 
      • If you do not complete the assignments, no credit will be given and your grade will drop significantly for the 3rd marking period.


    • Assignments will be announced through REMIND and also GOOGLE CLASSROOM! It is your responsibility to check these sites daily in order to stay on top of your learning. Assignments will be posted by 9am everyday!  Check them out! No excuses!


    • I will always make myself available to assist you if you require any additional information. 
      • My office hours are 9-11AM & 1:00-3:00PM. We can communicate through;
        • Remind - See webpage for specific class code
        • Flipgrid - See webpage for specific class code
        • Google Classroom - See webpage for specific class code
        • Email - seidelmi@orange.k12.nj.us


    • DAILY DO NOWs!    
      • Drama is all about participation, exploration and fun!  I expect you to take a moment from laboring on the math, sciences and ELAs, to complete "Fun-Tivities".  These will be daily games, exercises, activities which will help you unwind while having a little fun.   
        • We will be using FLIPGRID to videotape these "FUN-Tivities".
          • The FLIPGRID access codes and user information will be provided to you, as well as with instructions on what to do.
      • Drama Games and Activities Page
        • Use this page on my website to complete the Daily Do Nows.  There is a wide arrangement of resources such as games, videos, and exercises which will help you. 


    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 dates.


    Thank you! Stay healthy, stay safe and I'll see you in two weeks!