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    Distance Learning (Phase 2 - Mr. Reed) 

    Daily Expectations 

    • Attend our classroom check-in by attending our live Teams meeting.  Access the link through your calendar.
    • Check Canvas/Email/Teams for our daily/weekly assignments. 
    • Read and RESPOND to email daily from Mr. Reed and/or you teachers.
    • Complete and submit assignments by the morning of our weekly class
    • Abide by CB Online Meeting Guidelines, found here.   

    Class Schedule: 

    MONDAYS 

    Period 1  - Study Skills

    • Teams Meeting – Join Through Teams Calendar
    • Independent work – Posted on Teams and Emailed: Study Skills Teams Link
    • Office Hours – anytime, request via email (except during class)

     Period 2  - Pre-Algebra with Mr. K.

    • Teams Meeting – Live event emailed by Mr. K. weekly the day of class 
    • Independent work – IXL IXL Web Link
    • Office Hours - anytime, request via email (except during class)
    • Extra Help also available from Mr. Trunk (email me for help setting up)

    TUESDAYS 

    Period 3  - ELA 7/8

    • Teams Meeting – 9:30am on Teams
    • Independent work – Posted on Teams and Emailed: ELA 7/8 Teams Link
    • Office Hours - anytime, request via email (except during class)

     Period 4  - English 9

    • Teams Meeting – 12:30pm
    • Independent work – Posted on Teams and Emailed: English 9 Teams Link
    • Office Hours -  anytime, request via email (except during class)

    WEDNESDAYS 

    Period 5 – Social Studies with Mr. Kelly

    • Teams meeting – 9:30am
    • Independent work – Canvas: Social Studies 9 Canvas Link
    • Office Hours – anytime, request via email (except during class)

     Period 6 – Time for check-ins and meetings

    • Individual Teams meetings or meet now will be sent via email
    • Email Mr. Reed to set up time for support or to meet live

    THURSDAYS 

    • Individual Teams meetings or meet now will be sent via email
    • Email Mr. Reed to set up time for support or to meet live

    Classroom Tools: 

    • Our classroom will be Teams and Canvas as the primary mode of assigning and collecting work and Teams as a virtual meeting place for live classes.   Work will be listed on Teams with links to Canvas.  Assignments can be submitted on Canvas, emailed to Mr. Reed or shared via Office 365 documents.

    Resources: 

    Method of Communication:

    • If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email me at kereed@cbsd.org 

     

     

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    4/1

    • Attend our Teams Practice Meeting for Study Skills at 8:30 am today.  This is mandatory. Use the link below.
    • Continue work for the week as outlined below
    • Attend your other scheduled practice meetings for your other classes
    • Let me know if you have any issues

    3/31/2020

    • For study skill today visit our Microsoft Teams Channel linked below.
      • Link: Study Skills (Reed 2020) Teams Link
      • Post a brief check-in message (say hi or ask a question) to let me know you have navigated to our Teams page
      • We will have a live check-in meeting this Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:00 using this same teams channel.
    • For Study Skills this week, please complete 2 Distance Learning Survey Assignments. 
    • All you have to do is click on the form below and complete it 2 times this week!!!  The form is most easily completed after you finish your other assigments for that day. 
    • This will give me a quick way to check in, see how you are doing and learn if there are any areas I can help you with.

    We will be doing some live study skills sessions starting soon.  Essentially this will be time where I can offer you assistance with any of this distance learning stuff you might be struggling with.  Our first meeting will be Monday April 6th.  I will send you a link for the meeting.  There is a practice meeting on Wednesday which is described above.

     

     

     

    3/26/2020

    For study skills, YOU MUST FILL OUT THE STUDY SKILLS REFLECTION FORM 3 TIMES / WEEK.  

    FORM LINK: STUDY SKILLS FORM LINK  (CLICK AND COMPLETE)

    • Overview: For study skills you will need to complete a daily learning reflection and 2 tasks 
    • Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes
    • Explanation: When we honestly reflect on our own learning, effort, and production we can identify our strengths and needs and improve our achievement.
    • Three quick things to know: Distance Learning with CBSD
      • Check Canvas Daily
      • Check out teams on Office 365.  You are likely to have live classes on teams in the coming weeks
      • Check in with your teachers. Use email or posted discussion threads to let your teachers know you are seeing their communication.  Respond to emails, even if it just to say "hi" and let your teachers know you are doing okay.
    • Tasks
      • Daily Reflection Survey (link below)
      • Vocabulary Task #1 (included in the survey link below) You should have 15 total words after this day.
      • Study Skills Task #2 (included in the survey link below)
    • Links/Activities
    • Method of Communication
      • Complete the Microsoft form linked above
      • Feedback will be emailed to you by your study skills teacher
      • "Credit" for thoughtfully completing the daily reflection and tasks will be given
      • Email Mr. Reed if you need any help with your distance learning

     

    3/25/2020

    For study skills, YOU MUST FILL OUT THE STUDY SKILLS REFLECTION FORM 3 TIMES / WEEK.  

    FORM LINK: STUDY SKILLS FORM LINK  (CLICK AND COMPLETE)

    • Overview: For study skills you will need to complete a daily learning reflection and 2 tasks 
    • Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes
    • Explanation: When we honestly reflect on our own learning, effort, and production we can identify our strengths and needs and improve our achievement.
    • Three quick things to know:
      • App it up

      • There are heaps of apps out there for helping students with all aspects of study. Have a chat with your friends and teachers to see which apps they recommend.

      • Start with Itunes education apps here: Itunes Education

    • Tasks
      • Daily Reflection Survey (link below)
      • Vocabulary Task #1 (included in the survey link below) You should have 6 total words after this day.
      • Study Skills Task #2 (included in the survey link below)
    • Links/Activities
    • Method of Communication
      • Complete the Microsoft form linked above
      • Feedback will be emailed to you by your study skills teacher
      • "Credit" for thoughtfully completing the daily reflection and tasks will be given
      • Email Mr. Reed if you need any help with your distance learning

     

     

     

    3/24/2020

    YOU MUST FILL OUT THE STUDY SKILLS REFLECTION FORM 3 TIMES / WEEK.  

    FORM LINK: STUDY SKILLS FORM LINK  (CLICK AND COMPLETE)

    • Overview: For study skills you will need to complete a daily learning reflection and 2 tasks 
    • Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes
    • Explanation: When we honestly reflect on our own learning, effort, and production we can identify our strengths and needs and improve our achievement.
    • Three quick things to know:
      • Set alarms – Set alarms to remind you about your study plans. A regular reminder keeps you honest and your plans on track.
      • Use a wall planner – Stick a calendar or wall planner up so you can see it whenever you're studying. Mark it up with important dates, like exams and assignment due dates. Use it to block out your regular study timetable too.
      • Make to-do lists – Lists break tasks down into manageable chunks. At the start of the week, make a list of the things that you need to have done by the end of the week. Make a to-do list at the start of each study session too, so that you're clear about what you need to be doing with your time. 
    • Tasks
      • Daily Reflection Survey (link below)
      • Vocabulary Task #1 (included in the survey link below) You should have 6 total words after this day.
      • Study Skills Task #2 (included in the survey link below)
    • Links/Activities
    • Method of Communication
      • Complete the Microsoft form linked above
      • Feedback will be emailed to you by your study skills teacher
      • "Credit" for thoughtfully completing the daily reflection and tasks will be given
      • Email Mr. Reed if you need any help with your distance learning

     

    3/23/2020

    Please refer to instructions below for 3/19.  YOU MUST FILL OUT THE STUDY SKILLS REFLECTION FORM 3 TIMES / WEEK.  

    FORM LINK: STUDY SKILLS FORM LINK  (CLICK AND COMPLETE)

    • Overview: For study skills you will need to complete a daily learning reflection and 2 tasks 
    • Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes
    • Explanation: When we honestly reflect on our own learning, effort, and production we can identify our strengths and needs and improve our achievement.
    • Three quick things to know:
      • Auditory learners: prefer to learn by listening. Try reading your notes aloud and discussing them with other people. You might like to record key points and play them back.
      • Visual learners: prefer to learn by seeing. Try using colours in your notes and draw diagrams to help represent key points. You could try to remember some ideas as images.
      • Tactile/kinesthetic learners: prefer to learn by doing. Try using techniques like role-playing or building models to revise key points.
    • Tasks
      • Daily Reflection Survey (link below)
      • Vocabulary Task #1 (included in the survey link below) You should have 6 total words after this day.
      • Study Skills Task #2 (included in the survey link below)
    • Links/Activities
    • Method of Communication
      • Complete the Microsoft form linked above
      • Feedback will be emailed to you by your study skills teacher
      • "Credit" for thoughtfully completing the daily reflection and tasks will be given
      • Email Mr. Reed if you need any help with your distance learning

     

    3/19/2020 AND 3/18/2020

    • Overview: For study skills you will need to complete a daily learning reflection and 2 tasks 
    • Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes
    • Explanation: When we honestly reflect on our own learning, effort, and production we can identify our strengths and needs and improve our achievement.
    • Three quick things to know
      • When you're studying it helps to keep in mind your reasons for doing all this hard work, like a course or career you're working towards. It can help to have something in your study space to remind you of your goals.
      • There are heaps of apps out there for helping students with all aspects of study. Have a chat with your friends and teachers or lecturers to see which apps they recommend (Mr. Reed's suggestion: "BrainToss")
      • It's important to take breaks while you're studying, especially if you're feeling tired or frustrated. Working too long on a task can actually decrease your performance
    • Tasks
      • Daily Reflection Survey (link below)
      • Vocabulary Task #1 (included in the survey link below) You should have 6 total words after this day.
      • Study Skills Task #2 (included in the survey link below)
    • Links/Activities
    • Method of Communication
      • Complete the Microsoft form linked above
      • Feedback will be emailed to you by your study skills teacher
      • "Credit" for thoughtfully completing the daily reflection and tasks will be given.

     

    3/17/2020

    • Overview: For study skills you will need to complete a daily learning reflection and 2 tasks 
    • Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes
    • Explanation: When we honestly reflect on our own learning, effort, and production we can identify our strengths and needs and improve our achievement.
    • Three quick things to know
      • A strong vocabulary improves all areas of communication — listening, speaking, reading and writing.
      • Reward yourself when tasks are complete.
      • Reflection is an integral part of the learning process. It allows us to learn more about ourselves and how we learn, but it also aids us in improving academic skills.
    • Tasks
      • Reflection Survey (link below)
      • Vocabulary Task #1 (included in the survey link below)
      • Study Skills Task #2 (included in the survey link below)
    • Links/Activities
    • Method of Communication
      • Complete the Microsoft form linked above
      • Feedback will be emailed to you by your study skills teacher
      • "Credit" for thoughtfully completing the daily reflection and tasks will be recorded in I.C.