• Hello Families!

    Here are the expectations during distance learning.

    Assignments:

    • For the week of March 30th - April 3rd, the task expectations during this modified week will be: 1 ELA task, 1 Math task, and 1 Science or 1 Social Studies task in addition to a minimum of 45 minutes of i-Ready Reading and Math weekly and 20 minutes of independent reading daily.
    • For each week of online learning, the task expectations for the instructional week will be: 3 ELA tasks, 3 Math tasks, 1 Science task, and 1 Social Studies task in addition to a minimum of 45 minutes of i-Ready Reading and Math weekly and 20 minutes of independent reading daily. These tasks will be posted each Monday and due by Sunday.

    Online Resources:

    • i-Ready (required): To log your child on to i-Ready you will need to do so through the MCPS desktop. Visit marionschools.net and click on the MCPS Desktop icon in the top right corner. In your child's binder is their username and password located on the practice keyboard. If you are unable to locate this information please contact me. Once you login locate the i-Ready tile, you may then click on reading or math. *Once you are logged in to the desktop for i-Ready, MyOn, or Studies Weekly if you are unable to locate these tiles you can search for them by clicking on the magnifying glass and typing in the specific one you are looking for.
    • MyOn: This is an online library resource. Your child will access this the same way as i-Ready. Visit marionschools.net and click on the MCPS Desktop icon in the top right corner. In your child's binder is their username and password located on the practice keyboard. If you are unable to locate this information please contact me. Once you login locate the purple MyOn tile. 
    • Studies Weekly: This is an online resource for Social Studies. Your child will access this the same way as i-Ready and MyOn, through the MCPS Desktop. Visit marionschools.com and click on the MCPS Desktop icon in the top right corner. In your child's binder is their username and password located on the practice keyboard. If you are unable to locate this information please contact me. Once you login locate the white (with apple) Studies Weekly tile.
    • Think Central: This is an online resource for Math. Your child will access this the same way as i-Ready, MyOn and Studies Weekly, through the MCPS Desktop. Visit marionschools.com and click on the MCPS Desktop icon in the top right corner. Once you login locate the blue Think Central tile, click Kindergarten, and then click Resources. Then scroll down until you see the Curious George icon labeled GO MATH animated math models GK.
    • Smarty Ants (optional): Students can also login to Smarty Ants. This is an additional reading resource. The link is play.smartyants.com. The username is mcmi (lowercase) and the password is your child's six digit student number.
    • IXL (optional): Students can also login to IXL. This is an additional Reading and Math resource. The link is ixl.com/signin/harbourview. The username and password is your child's student number.

    Grading:

    • Your child will have 5 to 7 days for the completion of a task.
    • Students will be able to turn in assignments electronically. For example, through email or by taking a picture of your child's work.

     Attendance:

    • Student attendance will be taken on a daily basis.
    • Students can demonstrate attendance in a number of ways, including but not limited to the examples listed below:
      • Logging in to an online platform
      • Sending an email or message via Remind App, calling or texting to my Google Voice Phone Number, calling my school phone number 352-671-6110 ext. 52468 and leaving a voice message, etc.
      • Engaging in a phone call with a teacher through Google Voice Phone Number

     Communication:

    • During this new time it is important for us to keep an open line of communication between us!
    • Office hours will be from Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 2:00pm.
    • Listed are the multiple ways I am able to communicate with you.
      • Email: jordan.mcmichael@marion.k12.fl.us
      • School Phone Number: 352-671-6110 ext. 52468 (leave a message I will be checking them daily)
      • Google Voice Phone Number: (321)-296-9944 
      • Remind App: send text message @mcmichaelj to 81010 OR use the link https://www.remind.com/join/mcmichaelj

    Special Area Classes:

    • Your child's special area teachers will have assignments for your child, as well. Your child's P.E. Coach is Coach Emrich, the art teacher is Mr. Chighizola, and the music teacher is Mrs. Hutto. Please look at their websites for their assignments. 
      • Week 1: Art (Mr. Chighizola)- Your child will have an assignment in Art. Please go to Mr. Chighizola's teacher website.
      • Week 2: P.E. (Coach Emrich)
      • Week 3: Music (Mrs. Hutto)