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CNG - Bogotá Distance Learning Hub - Información del Plan de Aprendizaje a Distancia: Program Delivery Structure, Priorities, and Timeframes for Learning

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K4 Priorities & Considerations

  • After receiving initial notice from the CNG Director about school closure and timelines, families will receive an email with division-specific information.
  • The primary tools for communication between teachers and families will be Seesaw, Google Meet, and email.
  • DL for K4 student(s) will remain holistically focused on broad language, cognitive, physical and social-emotional development, and may be conducted in English or the family’s home language.
  • Learning activities and experiences will emphasize interaction and creativity. These activities will require minimal technology or specialized materials.
  • The PS team will provide parents with:
    • recommended activities and experiences targeted at certain skills;
    • novel prompts responsive to current conditions designed to encourage students and families to engage with their environment and setting;
    • art and creative design ideas intended to provide students opportunities to process their experiences while developing cognitive, language and fine motor skills; and
    • suggested enhancements to daily experiences to support holistic development.
K4 Approximate Time Frames for Learning
K4
Up to 20 minutes Emergent English Literacy Activities, Games & Challenges, songs and nursery rhymes, focused on language development, vocabulary, comprehension, and phonological awareness
Up to 20 minutes Emergent Spanish Literacy Activities, Games & Challenges, songs and nursery rhymes, focused on language development, vocabulary, comprehension, and phonological awareness
Up to 20 minutes Emergent Numeracy Activities, Games & Challenges focused on counting, sorting, and patterning
K4 (cont)
Up to 20 minutes Holistically Focused Activities, Games & Challenges to support cognitive, physical, and social emotional development

20-30 minutes throughout the week

Enrichment: Extended time offers opportunities to explore and develop new skills or pursue sustained or extended projects. 

  • Learning new board game or skill
  • Practicing mindfulness/yoga/breathing exercises
  • Exploring a new interest or passion
K4

Approx. 20-30 minutes

(on a rotation)
Art, Music, PE, Technology, and Library teachers will provide a range of activities that continue to support the current program

Exceptional Learner Programs

to meet IEP needs
Learning Center programs outside co-teaching will be on-going and sessions set up with students in the program

Social/Emotional Support

as needed

Homeroom teachers will engage in community building, inclusion, as well as social-emotional support within lessons and throughout the week.

Counselors will support the work of teachers, provide strategic instruction/support, as well as be available for outreach from parents and students
K4 Parent Resources

CNG Primary School Libguide

PS Distance Learning Expectations for Students and Parents - Aug 2020

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Primary and Elementary School Priorities & Considerations

  • After receiving initial notice from the CNG Director about school closure and timelines, families will receive an email from the PS and ES Principals with division-specific information.
  • The primary tools for communication between teachers and families will be Seesaw (PS), Google Meet, newsletters via email, and/or Google Classroom (ES).
  • Students will have both off- and on-screen learning activities designed to engage learners in experiences that connect to current curriculum.
  • Learning tasks and activities will provide direction to families on how best to support student learning and the expected level of adult involvement. It is expected that students in grades K-2 will need higher levels of support than students in grades 3-5.
Primary and Elementary School: Approximate Time Frames for Learning 
K5, 1st, and 2nd Grade
20-25 minutes Balanced Literacy in English (reading, writing, phonics)
20-25 minutes Balanced Literacy in Spanish (reading, writing, phonics)
20-25 minutes Mathematics
K5, 1st, and 2nd Grade

Approx. 20-30 minutes

(on a rotation)
Art, Music, PE, Technology, and Library teachers will provide a range of activities that continue to support the current program
25-30 minutes Science, Social Studies and/or integrated projects

Exceptional Learner Programs

to meet IEP needs
Learning Center programs outside co-teaching will be on-going and sessions set up with students in the program

Social/Emotional Support

as needed

Homeroom teachers will engage in community building, inclusion, as well as social-emotional support within lessons and throughout the week.

Counselors will support the work of teachers, provide strategic instruction/support, as well as be available for outreach from parents and students
K5, 1st, and 2nd Grade Parent Resources

CNG Primary School Libguide 

PS Distance Learning Expectations for Students and Parents - Aug 2020

ES Students 
25-30 minutes English Reading
25-30 minutes English Writing 
25-30 minutes Spanish Reading and Writing
25-30 minutes Mathematics
ES Students

Approx. 20-30 minutes

(on a rotation)
Art, Music, PE, Technology, and Library teachers will provide a range of activities that continue to support the current program
25-30 minutes Science, Social Studies and/or integrated projects

Exceptional Learner Programs

to meet IEP/ILP needs
  • ES IDEA program will be on-going and sessions set up with students in the program
  • Learning Center programs outside co-teaching will be on-going and sessions set up with students in the program

Social/Emotional Support

as needed

Homeroom teachers will engage in community building, inclusion, as well as social-emotional support within lessons and throughout the week

Counselors will support the work of teachers, provide strategic instruction/support, as well as be available for outreach from parents and students
ES Parent Resources

Elementary Library Libguide

World Book Encyclopedia 

ES Distance Learning Expectations for Students and Parents – Aug 2020

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Middle School Priorities and Considerations 

  • After receiving initial notice from the CNG Director about school closure and timelines, families will receive an email from the MS Principal with division-specific information.
  • The primary tools for communication between teachers and families will be Google Classroom, Google Meet, and email.
  • Teachers will either link materials linked in Google Classroom class pages or share materials directly to each student’s Google Drive.
  • DL for our early adolescent learners will focus on having a balanced, holistic learning experience. Students will have both off- and on-screen learning activities designed to engage the middle school learner.
  • Learning experiences are designed to be completed independently or in collaboration with other students. Tutoring is not recommended, nor should a parent/guardian be too involved.
  • Resources vary by class and lesson, but will include links to videos, graphic organizers or cloze passages to complete, scanned material to read and engage with, independent research material and our databases, reading materials including ebooks and audiobooks.
  • Students are encouraged to be proactive in reaching out to teachers when they have questions or assignments are unclear.
  • Counselors and advisors are always available to support students with academic, social, or emotional needs.

Middle School: Approximate Time Frames for Learning and Resources

MS Students
45 - 60 minutes per course as per schedule Grades 6 - 8

as needed

Enrichment

  • Independent and self directed
  • For the sake of learning
  • No time limit/requirement
    • Read for pleasure
    • Be active
    • Explore personal interests/passions
    • If safe...
      • Explore local sites 
      • Seek out social interaction
MS Parent Resources

EVL Library LibGuide

MS Distance Learning Norms & Expectations Graphic - August 2020

MS Parent/Student Expectations Letter - Aug 2020

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High School Priorities and Considerations 

  • The primary tools for communication between teachers and families are Google Classroom​, Google Meet, and email.
  • Teachers will either link materials linked in Google Classroom class pages or share materials directly to each student’s Google Drive.
  • Learning experiences are designed to be completed independently or in collaboration with other students. Tutoring is not recommended, nor should a parent/guardian be too involved.
  • Resources vary by class and lesson, but will include links to videos, graphic organizers or cloze passages to complete, scanned material to read and engage with, independent research material via our databases, reading materials including ebooks and audiobooks.
  • Students are encouraged to be proactive in reaching out to teachers when they have questions or assignments are unclear.
  • Counselors and VIP teachers are always available to support students with academic, social, or emotional needs.
High School: Approximate Time Frames for Learning and Resources
HS Students

45 - 75 minutes per course as per schedule

Grades 9 - 12

as needed

Enrichment

  • Independent and self directed
  • For the sake of learning
  • No time limit /requirement
    • Read for pleasure
    • Be active
    • Explore personal interests / passions
    • If safe...
      • Explore local sights
      • Seek out social interaction
  • Additional online courses through VHS, GOA, or other online provider
HS Parent Resources

EVL Library LibGuide

Important Note: Approximate times for each course. Times will vary based on the specific course and level of content rigor (for example, Pre-AP and AP course requirements). 

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