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1 Welcome, Students! Mrs. Abigail J. Kennedy English – Pasco eSchool

2 What is eSchool? All About Me My Family Goals Pace Charts Websites Class Advice What to do NOW Table of Contents

3 Can work ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, 24/7, and as quickly as you wantCan work ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, 24/7, and as quickly as you want 28 DAY GRADE PERIOD – if you are NOTkeeping up on pace within 4 weeks, you WILL be dropped from the course… or if you don’t like it, you can switch out before 4 weeks is up!28 DAY GRADE PERIOD – if you are NOTkeeping up on pace within 4 weeks, you WILL be dropped from the course… or if you don’t like it, you can switch out before 4 weeks is up! MONTHLY CALLS –on pace chart… I must talk to you and a parent at the same time scheduled (can be at different phone #’s though)MONTHLY CALLS –on pace chart… I must talk to you and a parent at the same time scheduled (can be at different phone #’s though) –You will be blocked from the class if you do not complete your call by the end of the week it is due (can’t do the call earlier than the week it is due either) –I call YOU during a scheduled call appointment! DBAS- Discussion Based Assessments MUST be completed over the phoneDBAS- Discussion Based Assessments MUST be completed over the phone –I’ve coincided most of these with your Monthly Calls, so be ready for it! REQUIREMENTS – HOW TO GET CREDIT…REQUIREMENTS – HOW TO GET CREDIT… –Collaborations, DBAs, 60%+ average, 60+ pass rate on EXAMs What is eSchool?

4 All About Me BACKGROUNDBACKGROUND –Graduated from University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications –Graduated from University of South Florida with a Master’s degree in English Education EXPERIENCEEXPERIENCE –I’ve been teaching for 11 years. –I am a National Board Certified Teacher –I am an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Tampa Bay Area Writing Project Teacher Consultant and a Master Digital Educator for USF

5 Husband, AdamHusband, Adam –Assistant Crews Lake K8 Son, EthanSon, Ethan –4 year old –Birthday Daughter, HannahDaughter, Hannah –3 year old –Birthday My Family

6 Goals To give you the academic and social skills you need to progress to college and beyond.To give you the academic and social skills you need to progress to college and beyond. To provide a supportive and fun online classroom environment.To provide a supportive and fun online classroom environment. To make the curriculum accessible and understandable to all students enrolledTo make the curriculum accessible and understandable to all students enrolled To help you explore new technologies and discover new interests.To help you explore new technologies and discover new interests. To return your communication within 24 hoursTo return your communication within 24 hours To grade your work within 48 hoursTo grade your work within 48 hours

7 Pace Charts Pace charts are VITAL to follow on a WEEKLY basis.Pace charts are VITAL to follow on a WEEKLY basis. You MUST download, print and follow the pace chart FROM ME – on my website – You can always me for an extra copy if you need to!You MUST download, print and follow the pace chart FROM ME – on my website – You can always me for an extra copy if you need to! –Do NOT use the pace charts within the class Follow the provided pace chart as best as possible. If you start late, you need to play catch upFollow the provided pace chart as best as possible. If you start late, you need to play catch up Missing end of semester deadlines = off track for graduation and no grades on report cards. You may also experience teacher changes if you miss end of semester deadlines.Missing end of semester deadlines = off track for graduation and no grades on report cards. You may also experience teacher changes if you miss end of semester deadlines. Each semester is 18 weeks long (summers = 10). If you take longer, you MUST be working weekly to stay active AND there will be a grade penalty on all work past the deadline.Each semester is 18 weeks long (summers = 10). If you take longer, you MUST be working weekly to stay active AND there will be a grade penalty on all work past the deadline.

8 New Student Orientation VSA My WebsiteMy Website / Online CalendarOnline Calendar FLVS Support Parent NavigationParent Navigation / AccountAccount Websites to Know

9 Class Advice Time management is KEY.Time management is KEY. Do Collaboration assignments EARLYDo Collaboration assignments EARLY You MUST submit work each week to stay on paceYou MUST submit work each week to stay on pace (and in my good graces!) Read ALL material and click on ALL hyperlinks to avoid missing any important info!Read ALL material and click on ALL hyperlinks to avoid missing any important info! Submit work in.rtf or.doc formats – IN classSubmit work in.rtf or.doc formats – IN class /text me ANY time with questions/concerns /text me ANY time with questions/concerns –Don’t forget to include your NAME and CLASS in the BODY of the . It also helps to be POLITE –Don’t forget to include your NAME and CLASS in the BODY of the . It also helps to be POLITE Call me Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm (scheduling calls helps avoid phone tag!)Call me Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm (scheduling calls helps avoid phone tag!)

10 What to do NOW DDDDownload and print your correct class pace chart from wwww wwww wwww.... tttt uuuu rrrr tttt llll eeee ssss tttt eeee aaaa cccc hhhh.... cccc oooo mmmm DDDDownload the Welcome Video Follow-Up form (www.turtlesteach.com) CCCComplete the form ENTIRELY (type or print neatly) and to Mrs. Kennedy PPPParent and student info MUST be FULLY complete and ALLquestions answered EEE ing this COMPLETED form acts as your welcome call. YYYYou may not submit work until AFTER your Follow-Up form is submitted TTTThe fall semester (and your pace chart) starts , so if you get access to class/join class after that, you have CATCH UP to do! The summer semester ends , regardless of when you start WWWWatch the New Student Orientation, and get started working! Click NEXT for Contact Info

11 Mrs. Abigail J. Kennedy, English TeacherMrs. Abigail J. Kennedy, English Teacher Phone: (text too)Phone: (text too) Online Calendar: Calendar: Contact Information


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