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50/50 - On-site and Virtual Learning for 7-12 (Phase II)

 

  • A two-week notice, if possible, will be given prior to transitioning to Phase III based on key data (see Operational Metrics for additional details). 
  • Students who elected to remain 100% virtual may return to on-site learning, if circumstances change. The request to change learning modes can be made by contacting the school principal to determine the appropriate start date. 

7-8 Student Hours and Schedule

On-site and Virtual Learning

  • The 50/50 model (Phase II) began on Thursday, September 17 for Junior High students.

 
  • Students will be on-site or virtual based on the Red / Blue alphabet split.
  • All students will follow their daily class schedule and will report for classes at their assigned time, whether on-site or virtual.   
  • Virtual students will join their class via Zoom and/or CANVAS at the same time that on-site students will report to class.
  • Teachers will communicate with virtual students at the beginning of each class period to review learning objectives and set expectations for the day.
  • Teachers will have a dedicated time for supporting virtual students each day. 
Virtual Learning Examples
Teachers may decide to have virtual students attend direct instruction synchronously. 
Teachers may break kids into small group and have them work on projects together with on-site students.
Teachers may instruct students to work on an assignment in CANVAS and then conduct a whole group class with both in-person and virtual students.  
 
Each teacher will develop their lesson plans and communicate their expectations to students.  Every teacher will have the creative freedom to tackle their curriculum objectives.  Whether in-person or virtual, all students will be following the same curriculum. 



 
  • Block Schedule: 80-minute classes on block / 40-minute classes on Wednesdays. 
  • Passing Periods: 5-minutes.
  • To balance the block schedule, two additional blocks of time on Tuesday and Friday for SEL lesson and Student Resource Time (SRT) will be utilized. 
  • Students will participate in SEL on the day they attend on-site.
  • 100% virtual students will pick Tuesday or Friday to participate in SEL.
  • Student Resource Time (SRT) will be used for tiered instruction.
  • Tier 1 = 'Benefit to All' / Tier 2 = 'Targeted'
  • SRT may also be used for traditional "Going to Get Help" activities. 

9-12 Student Hours and Schedule

On-site and Virtual Learning

  • The 50/50 model (Phase II) began on Thursday, September 17 for High School students.
  • All students will follow their daily class schedule and will report for classes at their assigned time, whether on-site or virtual.   
  • Virtual students will join their class via Zoom and/or CANVAS at the same time that on-site students will report to class.
  • Teachers will communicate with virtual students at the beginning of each class period to review learning objectives and set expectations for the day.
  • Teachers will have a dedicated time for supporting virtual students each day. 
Virtual Learning Examples
Teachers may decide to have virtual students attend direct instruction synchronously. 
Teachers may break kids into small group and have them work on projects together with on-site students.
Teachers may instruct students to work on an assignment in CANVAS and then conduct a whole group class with both in-person and virtual students.  
 
Each teacher will develop their lesson plans and communicate their expectations to students.  Every teacher will have the creative freedom to tackle their curriculum objectives.  Whether in-person or virtual, all students will be following the same curriculum. 


 
  • Block Schedule: 85-minute classes on block / 43-minute classes on Wednesdays. 
  • Passing Periods: 7-minutes.
  • To balance the block schedule, two additional blocks of time on Tuesday and Friday for SEL lesson and Student Resource Time (SRT) will be utilized. 
  • Students will participate in SEEL on the day they attend on-site.
  • 100% virtual students will pick Tuesday or Friday to participate in SEEL.
  • Tiered Interventions will be used for tiered instructional time.
  • Tier 1 = 'Benefit to All' / Tier 2 = 'Targeted' 
SEL = Social Emotional Learning
SEEL = Social Emotional Equity Learning

 

Hamilton Southeastern Schools

  • Central Office
  • 13485 Cumberland Road, Fishers, IN 46038
  • Office Hours: M - F 7:30am - 4:30pm 
  • (317) 594-4100  (800) 905-6665
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Our Mission

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, as a forward-thinking school district, provides educational opportunities to ensure the success of each and every student, to become a responsible citizen and to positively influence an ever-changing world community.