Elementary Remote Learning

Elementary Learning Resources for Families

This page will be periodically updated with more information about Essential Learnings, resources for families to support learning at the elementary level.

Information on our LMS, Learning Management System, and digital tools is available at Clever, Seesaw and Teams for Elementary.

For information on the elementary school schedule, click here.

Fall 2020 Trimester 1

  • The fall 2020 trimester will begin on September 1 with fully remote learning. 
  • Students will receive a full day of instruction through a combination of live, synchronous (real-time) lessons and independent practice to be done asynchronously.  
  • Students will follow a consistent school day schedule five days per week, and it will include specialists. 
  • Instruction will focus on standards-based Essential Learnings in reading, writing, math, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Social Studies, PE, Music, and Library.  Science Essential Learnings will replace Social Studies during the second half of the school year.  
  • Teachers will use designated learning management systems including Clever, Seesaw and Microsoft Teams. 
  • Examples of instructional approaches may include: 
    • Live, interactive video lessons with the whole class.  These will be recorded and made available to students who are not able to attend.  
    • Live, interactive video lessons with small groups of students. 
    • Pre-recorded instruction 
    • Interactive software 
    • Interactive presentations with student response
  • Students and families will have regular, specified opportunities to connect with their teacher to support student learning. 
  • Teachers will take daily attendance, provide feedback on student work, and report grades based on Essential Learning standards. 
  • Special Education and English Language Learner (ELL) teachers will communicate their expectations to their students/families and collaborate with classroom teachers.

K-5 Essential Learnings

Click here to learn more about Elementary Essential Learnings for Remote Learning

K-5 Scope & Sequence

Click here to learn about the curricular units being taught during Remote Learning


Digital tools

Every student in Issaquah School District has access to online digital tools. For our elementary students, they can access most of these tools through Clever. For more information about the tools, please refer to the list below. The use of these tools may be relative to teacher use and grade-level.

 

Digital Tool Purpose & How to learn more. Who has access Student Login Information
Learning Management  Learning Management Tools (Clever, Seesaw and Teams) act as the digital classroom where students and families go every day to access their teacher, track their assignments and participate in schooling. To learn more and access tutorials click here.  K-5

 Clever

General Support  Use links within the shared Wakelet to learn more about the technology tools we use below. This might include video directions, written information, and other supportive materials.     
Clever

Clever is the online portal for elementary students to access Zearn (Math), Quaver (Music), and other educational technology tools.

Learn more with this video tutorial

K-5 Username: Student Username (first 4 of the last name, first 3 of the first name & 2 digit graduation year)
Password: Student ID
QR codes might be available for K-2 (refer to teacher)
Actively Learn Actively Learn is an e-reading platform that improves students' reading comprehension and retention by empowering teachers to reach students inside a text. Teachers can customize instruction, provide real-time feedback, allow peers to collaborate, and get analytics on student performance. K-5 (teachers who have established classroom access through Clever) Clever
Lexia
Core 5
Lexia support learning of Reading Foundational Skills - the basic building blocks of reading.  Lexia is an adaptive learning tool, meaning that it adjusts to student needs based on their responses. It is important that student work on Lexia is independent, so families should help students navigate Lexia, but not help them with the work within Lexia.  Teachers can monitor student progress to inform their instruction in small group reading lessons.  To Learn More from Lexia click here.  K-5  Clever
iReady Math  iReady Math is being used to reinforce learning, provide math enrichment, and help build up students who have and core number sense skill gaps.  iReady is another adaptive learning tool, that adjusts to student responses. It will launch with a diagnostic assessment and then build a personalized learning plan for each student.  It is important that student do their iReady work INDEPENDENTLY, so families can help students navigate iReady, but should encourage them to do their best independent work for the iReady activities - even the games, which may have more than fun in mind.  To learn more from iReady, click here. (Note, ISD is only providing iReady Math, not reading)    
BrainPop
BrainPop Jr.
Brain Pop allows teachers to assign differentiated activities to students and monitor their progress. Activities include Make-a-Map, Make-a-Movie, Challenge, games, videos and more. It encourages independent learning. K-5 (teachers who have established classroom access through Clever) Clever
       
Code.org One of our Core Tools. Code.org is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an hour of Code event. K-5 Clever
Office 365 and Teams

Office 365 is Microsoft's subscription-based service that gives users access to the familiar, desktop office applications through the web browser and access to its cloud storage solution.

Outlook

K-5 Students Clever
PebbleGo K-2 learning to read materials with read-along stories. K-5 (password through librarian) Clever
Quaver Music Teaching students to read music through fun and interactive online lessons. K-5 Clever
Seesaw Seesaw gives students creative tools to capture and reflect on their learning – in real-time. It’s easy to use and makes it simple to collect student work in one place and share with families K-5 and invited parents Clever
Zearn Zearn is an online, K-5 math program based on Eureka Math that can be used to provide differentiated instructional support and student practice in the classroom and/or at home. K-5 Clever
King County Library Systems Access to all of KCLS online information and tools. K-12 User Name: 4 1 1 _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(7 digit Student ID number)
PIN/Passcode: _ _ _ _
(Last 4 digits of Student ID)
Common Sense Media A resource for teachers and families on educational apps, movies, music, video games and other digital content. K-12  
This page was last updated at 10:51 AM on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.