Remote Learning

Updated April 27, 2020 - Beginning this week, high school packets will focus on strategies to help students prepare for ACT testing.  Also, check out a newly added link to the Remote Learning Page-Wonderopolis®, a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.  Each day, Wonderopolis poses an intriguing question-the Wonder of the Day®—and explores it in a variety of ways. There are over 2,000 Wonders of the Day (and counting), based on wonders submitted by learners of all ages, covering a vast range of topics in science, math, language arts, social studies, technology, and arts & culture.  You're sure to find something that interests you!   
 
 
Continue to check out this site for new materials on May 4th and May 11th.  Then, look for our new Summer Learning site!
 
iReady Update!!!!!!!
iReady will be available throughout the summer through July 24th!!

 

Every Monday, learning resources will be made available to students via the BCS website, school sites, meal distribution sites (Parkview Elementary, Food City on McGrady, Food City at Ocoee Crossing), and on buses distributing meals. (Monday ONLY).  

 

ACT Bootcamp for Students

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Students can attend our free ACT Bootcamp session and join one of our expert instructors as they deliver ways to tackle some of the most common question types on the ACT! Sign Up

 

Materials on the website can be downloaded and worked on separate notebook paper. Print copies are not required. There is also a Google Slide version that will allow students to complete online once downloaded.  Teachers will be reaching out to students through various communication platforms to provide students with assistance and feedback around the provided learning materials.  Please make sure schools have your most current contact information.  

 

Additionally, a homework hotline is available for students and a teacher is on standby from 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. on M-F. See below for call numbers.

 

Teacher Hours

 

Translation Services

This is an option for students who speak little or no English. High school students may complete the work for grades 6-8.

Esta es una opción para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. Los estudiantes de secundaria pueden completar las tareas para los grados 6 a 8.  

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Teachers will be reaching out to parents and students to discuss learning for next week.

Below are additional online learning opportunities in mathematics.

iReady • Math

Students in K-8th grade should work on i-Ready math for 1 hour per week and strive for a pass rate of 70%.  They should log into i-Ready Math by logging on to Clever. Teachers will be monitoring usage to ensure students have a good learning experience and optimal success. 

iReady • Learning Games

Learning Games are available for students in grades K-5.  They offer students engaging math fluency and number sense practice. Learning Games are accessible via an icon at the bottom of the student dashboard.  Students can access the Learning Games in iReady by logging on to Clever.

Parents can access information about the Learning Games and compatible devices here.

Khan Academy•Grades K-12

Students in any grade can access content from Khan Academy and continue sharpening mathematical learning and understanding.  Select from topics already learned to reinforce understanding and ensure procedural fluency; select topics that are of personal interest to explore new ideas in mathematics;  or select math for fun.  Students can access courses for mathematics by clicking here. (also available in the Bradley County Schools Clever Portal).

Introducing Google Slide Versions of the Remote Learning Packet - Google Slide versions of the Remote Learning Packets give students the ability to complete the packets online and safely share with their teachers for feedback. Students MUST be signed into their Bradley County Schools Google account to access Google Slides. When you click the link below, students will be prompted to sign into their Bradley County Schools Google account (username@bradleyschools.org and password).
 
Student Tutorial Videos:
 
Week 3 Remote Learning Packets
 
Week 3 Social Studies/Science Packets (Optional)
 
iReady Math Packets

Are you looking for a way to help your students model, understand, or visualize mathematics?  Check out these free virtual manipulatives that will help students represent their thinking.

 

Do you have a high school student in mathematics that needs access to a virtual graphing calculator?  Texas Instruments is offering free six-month subscriptions for students.  Click here to find out more.

Children are learning all the time. You will find that your student is curious and eager to talk and learn with and from you. Below are some helpful tips for engaging your student.

  • Establish some rules for their academic work and be consistent about enforcing them. 
  • Use eye contact and reasoning to relate positively to your student when discussing academic work.
  • Give detailed explanations to questions and explain the meanings of new words when you're discussing academic work with your student.
  • Assign a few simple household chores to help your student learn to follow directions.
  • Encourage outdoor activities to give your student a chance to use some energy and stay healthy!
  • Praise your student for their positive behaviors and let them know they are loved.

Statewide Partnership with PBS to Deliver Daily Instructional Content

We are thrilled to announce we have a new partnership with the state’s PBS stations to deliver daily instructional content for Tennessee students.

Starting April 6, the six stations— WNPT Nashville, East Tennessee PBS, WCTE Upper Cumberland, WKNO Memphis, West TN PBS, and Chattanooga WTCI— will deliver two hours of programming with high-quality instructional content from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. CST. Four hours of content will also be streamed overnight, which viewers can watch live or record.

Tune in to PBS Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT for Teaching Tennessee.  Tennessee educators will provide a virtual classroom lesson on English Language Arts or Math for grades 1-8.  Four hours of content will also be streamed overnight, which viewers can watch live or record.  

Daytime Schedule:

  • Monday— 1st and 2nd Grade ELA and Math
    • 10:00 am CST- 1st Grade ELA Lesson
    • 10:30 am CST- 1st Grade Math Lesson
    • 11:00 am CST- 2nd Grade ELA Lesson
    • 11:30 am CST- 2nd Grade Math Lesson
  • Tuesday— 3rd and 4th Grade ELA and Math
    • 10:00 am CST- 3rd Grade ELA Lesson
    • 10:30 am CST- 3rd Grade Math Lesson
    • 11:00 am CST- 4th Grade ELA Lesson
    • 11:30 am CST- 4th Grade Math Lesson
  • Wednesday— 5th and 6th Grade ELA and Math
    • 10:00 am CST- 5th Grade ELA Lesson
    • 10:30 am CST- 5th Grade Math Lesson
    • 11:00 am CST- 6th Grade ELA Lesson
    • 11:30 am CST- 6th Grade Math Lesson
  • Thursday—1st and 2nd Grade ELA and Math
    • 10:00 am CST- 1st Grade ELA Lesson
    • 10:30 am CST- 1st Grade Math Lesson
    • 11:00 am CST- 2nd Grade ELA Lesson
    • 11:30 am CST- 2nd Grade Math Lesson
  • Friday— 3rd and 4th Grade ELA and Math
    • 10:00 am CST- 3rd Grade ELA Lesson
    • 10:30 am CST- 3rd Grade Math Lesson
    • 11:00 am CST- 4th Grade ELA Lesson
    • 11:30 am CST- 4th Grade Math Lesson