Bismarck-Hennng CUSD #1 E-Learning/Remote Learning Plan
E-Learning - Instruction that takes place through online platforms where computers are needed.
Remote Learning - Instruction that takes place with the use of packets/worksheets where computers are not needed.
E-Learning vs. Remote Learning by Level:
Junior High - A combination of E-LEARNING and REMOTE LEARNING will be used depending on the teacher.
Elementary - E-LEARNING will be used through Choice Boards.
Distribution of Materials (Packets) - Monday, March 30:
Hours: 8am - 3pm
Please make every effort to pick up materials during this time period. If you absolutely cannot make these times work, email your building principal.
Elementary students – All materials are available on the school website www.bismarck.k12.il.us and an email attachment was also sent to the parents last week. If you need a hard copy of the choice board (not required), there will be extra copies available in the Eagle Book Box in front of the elementary school.
Junior High – Pull up in front of the main doors and exit using the exit out front of the Administrative office.
You MUST pick-up packets at the building where your student attends school.
Parents will pull up and stay in their cars. Please pop the trunk or the back of the car.
A staff member will ask for your student’s name, grade level, and teacher.
The appropriate materials will be brought and placed in the back of your car.
Please note that these procedures are for the safety of our staff, students, parents and community.
Elementary: Choice boards will be available in the Eagle Book Box.
What to pick up:
Elementary: No need to pick up materials. All materials are available on the school website www.bismarck.k12.il.us and an email attachment was also sent to the parents last week. If you need a hard copy of the choice board (not required), there will be extra copies available in the Eagle Book Box in front of the elementary school.
Junior High: Packets from those teachers that are not doing E- Learning.
Procedures for E-Learning and Remote Learning:
E-Learning and Remote Learning will begin on Monday, March 30th.
Content: Teachers may do some review at the beginning but E-Learning/Remote Learning will focus mainly on covering NEW content.
When appropriate, teachers will continue to give assessments and grade them during E-Learning/Remote Learning.
Per the state, any grades taken during E-Learning/Remote Learning will NOT negatively impact a student’s overall grade. In other words, a student can improve on their current grade during E-Learning/Remote Learning but their current grade CANNOT decrease.
JH school students that need to complete a retake from before we closed will be given the opportunity to do so.
Communication: If you or your child has a question about the content/learning/grading as E-Learning/Remote Learning progresses, please send an EMAIL directly to the teacher. Good communication with teachers will be the best way to help your child.
Email addresses can be found on each school’s website by clicking on “STAFF.”
Emails sent BEFORE 3pm will be answered the same day as soon as possible by the teacher.
Emails sent AFTER 3pm will likely be answered the next day.
Please do NOT contact the building principal unless you have already contacted the teacher and have been unable to resolve the issue.
E-Learning/Remote Learning days count as instructional days. As a result, our last day of student attendance is still scheduled for Tuesday, May 26.