RESOURCES

The “Virtual Instruction Days” document, linked above, was emailed to all students and families to explain Beacon and Founders’ Digital Learning Plan, and the expectations for students and families.

The above link is a valuable resource to help families navigate Google Classroom as we transition into Virtual Learning Days. Google Classroom is a tool utilized by all Beacon and Founders teachers, and will be the primary mode for students to engage in the virtual curriculum.

Virtual Learning Update Newsletter: Issued April 2, 2020

This newsletter includes updates regarding changes to the school calendar, state testing requirements, and more.

https://www.smore.com/qxgp1y

Virtual Learning Update Newsletter: Issued March 30, 2020

This newsletter includes information about student check-ins and attendance, Special Education updates, school day expectations, and more.

https://www.smore.com/zykep

Rhode Island Department of Health

https://health.ri.gov/covid/

Rhode Island Department of Education

https://www.ride.ri.gov/InsideRIDE/AdditionalInformation/Covid19.aspx

Rhode Island Distance Learning Helpline

https://highlanderinstitute.org/distance-learning-helpline/

Virtual Learning Plan Update: May 1st, 2020

Below you will find resources regarding changes to the Virtual Learning Plan for Quarter 4.

The first resource titled “Brief Virtual Learning Guide for Fourth Quarter” explains in detail the changes that were made to the Virtual Learning Plan. These changes are explained in both English and Spanish.

The two resources below titled “Virtual Learning Update-5.1.2020” are letters that were emailed to all families that discuss the changes. The letters are available below in English and Spanish.

The final resource below titled “Virtual Learning Student Rubric” is the rubric that will be used to assess all students’ progress as we move to a Pass/Fail grading system for Quarter 4.

School Calendars

Founders Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=beaconart.org_ku4ljhmmpfu2ifci61sgmlq9dg%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FNew_York

Beacon Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=beaconchartercalendar%40gmail.com&ctz=America%2FNew_York