Distance Learning PLAN

Plan

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Roles & Responsibilities

Every member of the SBISD family plays an important role in effective implementation of this Distance Learning Plan.  

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Tools

Through itslearning and a variety of integrated third-party resources, teachers in SBISD are delivering robust  blended learning experiences for our students. Students are empowered with learning pathways and opportunities to hone their communication and collaboration skills with classmates.

Digital Resources:

Channel

Audience 

Description and Access 

Email

Faculty, staff, students, and parents/guardians

Email will be used for all major communications and announcements, including those from the Superintendent and campus principals. 

ItsLearning (ITSL)

Students, faculty, staff; all grades

Description of Itslearning and supporting documentation for parents is published and available on the public-facing itslearning page under the Students & Families tab: itslearning

ItsLearning: Parent Portal

Parents/Guardians

Follow the progress of your student on the ITSL Parent Portal.  Quick access to view upcoming events, assignments, deadlines, and course resources. 

Zoom 

All students and staff

Zoom is utilized for video conferencing. Students and families do not need to create accounts. All teacher-initiated meetings and live sessions are password-protected.

Google Suite

All students and staff 

Google for Education (Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings) is recommended for learning documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Google integrates with ITSL and is accessible on all student Chromebooks. Learn more: Google for Students

Class dojo

Elementary students

Contact Ed Tech

Remind

All students and staff 

Contact Ed Tech

Skyward: Family Access 

Parents/Guardians

A password-protected site that provides both parents and students access to course grades, homework, attendance, and more. Family Access

SBISD website

General public

SBISD will maintain general information 

Campus websites 

General public 

Campuses will maintain general information 

Social Media

General public

All notices sent via email will also be communicated via social media

Frequently Asked Questions