Remote Learning Plan Ottawa Elementary School District 141
A) Accessibility of the remote instruction to all students enrolled in the school or district. Ottawa Elementary will send out a needs survey to all families via email. The link will also be posted on our District webpage. Data will be shared with teachers to help ensure family needs are being considered. Ottawa Elementary will utilize a combination of online and paper learning activities to meet the needs of students.
B) When applicable, a requirement that the Remote Learning Days activities reflect the State learning standards. Teachers lessons will be designed to meet the most essential Illinois Learning Standards during the Remote Instructional time frame.
C) Means for students to confer with an educator, as necessary. Ottawa Elementary will utilize the survey to determine student access to various technology platforms such as email, Dojo, Google Meet, etc. Ottawa Elementary will utilize Instructional Learning Packets for students without access to technology.
D) The unique needs of students in special populations, including, but not limited, students eligible for special education under Article 14 of the Code, students who are English learners, as defined by Section 14C-2 of the Code, students experiencing homelessness under the Education for Homeless Children Act [105 ILCS 45], or vulnerable student populations Members of the OES team have been reaching out to families to determine how to best provide support during this period of time. We are working diligently to embrace individual needs through instruction and consultation using video conferencing, phone calls, emails, and many other forms of communication.
E) Transitions from remote learning to on-sight learning upon the State Superintendent's declaration that Remote Learning Days are no longer deemed necessary. One Remote Planning day will be set aside for the transition date to onsite learning. The transition Remote Planning date will be determined once a definitive return date is determined by ISBE.