Welcome to Mrs. Kinsler's Class!
April 1, 2020
Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen!
Please make sure you have viewed this week's assignment. Please contact me via e-mail if you have any questions or concerns regarding the assignment. I will be updating the site frequently. It is your responsibility to check the website at least twice a day for updates.
It is my intention to use a combination of the platforms we already use i.e. Quill, Google Classroom and Holt McDougal with a few new ones like my teacher Webpage, Quizzez and Zoom for instruction. I believe that we have an advantage because we already use software that aligns with the curriculum and allows us to communicate in several different ways.
That being said, please make sure you have joined your Google classroom. If you are new to my class, please click on the Google Apps tab found on your MCPS homepage and join your class using the Class Code listed below for your registered class period.
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Don't worry! You will find that this week's assignment is pretty easy and straight forward. My plan is to start slow with review and move full steam ahead on Monday. Remember, you will receive further instruction via my MCPS Webpage. I hope this helps to calm your worries. Please feel free to e-mail me at Madelene.James-Kinlser@marion.k12.fl.us if you have any questions or concerns.
Tuesday March 31, 2020
Blessings Parents and Students,
Thank you for visiting and I hope this message finds you and your family happy and healthy. You are in the Right Place! This will be the platform used to communicate with parents and students as a whole during this time of online learning. Here you will find assignments and resources for your or your student's English class. As we are transitioning quickly to the on-line platform, please note that this site will update frequently to provide as much information to parents and students as possible. It is recommended to check this site frequently to stay current with the latest postings.
Per Florida's Department of Education, all public schools remain closed through May 1 due to COVID-19 concerns. Marion County Public schools will resume classes online beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Please check this site during your regularly scheduled class time for instruction.
I recognize that this is unchartered territory for most of us. This transition may not be as seamless as we would like it to be. However, we are capable of making this experience positive and enriching. Let us all remember to be patient, considerate and attentive! Academic success is based on growth and that happens over time. As we embark on this new journey, listed below are a few things you may want to consider before moving forward.
- Reliable access is essential. Not all online platforms will work well with all mobile devices. Be sure to troubleshoot your technology early in the process to insure accessibility.
- Create a setting. Have a specific time and place to devote to the lessons and assignments given.
- Establish a routine. Schedule work sessions to allow for breaks as needed.
- Be accountable. It is a great practice to partner with a classmate for keeping each other on track.
- Communicate! Always, always, always, reach out if you are feeling, lost, confused or overwhelmed.
I am here to address any questions or concerns you may have. I can be contacted directly at Madelene.James-Kinsler@marion.k12.fl.us.
Have a great day, do good things and make good decisions!
This is for you!