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Return To Learn 2020

Gull Lake Community Schools has designed a Return to Learn Plan that includes learning plans, health and safety, technology, transportation, 


UPDATE-September 8, 2020

GLCS is tentatively scheduled to return to a hybrid, face to face operation starting Monday, October 5. 

In the hybrid model, Group A will have students with last names starting A-K and will be in buildings Mondays and Tuesdays for face to face instruction. Group B will have students with last names starting L-Z, and will be in buildings Thursdays and Fridays for face to face instruction. Please note that students with IEPs will be contacted by their case managers for their group assignments. 

The week of September 21, the GL school  board will finalize the date for return and building principals are tentatively planning to host family zoom sessions the week of September 28 to provide more detailed building-specific information about what to expect. These dates and times will be communicated on the websites and through principal e-newsletters.


 

DEFINITIONS

Face-to-Face Learning- Students return for in-person instruction full time.

Hybrid Learning - Students will come to school with a hybrid of in-person and at-home learning. A mix of asynchronous and synchronous learning (see below).

Remote Blended Learning -  K-5: 100% virtual learning with Gull Lake teachers and approved Gull Lake curriculum. 

At-Home - Student will be at home on the days they are not at at school with hybrid plan.

Asynchronous learning - is distance learning (student and teacher in separate locations) in which the student and teacher are not connected in real time (not live). Asynchronous learning requires students to independently complete tasks and activities. Methods of asynchronous online learning include self-guided lesson modules, streaming video content, virtual libraries, posted lecture notes, and exchanges across discussion boards or social media platforms.

Synchronous learning - is distance learning (student and teacher in separate locations) in which the student and teacher remain in separate locations, but are electronically connected in real time/live. This involves the student and their instructor interacting in a specific virtual place, through a specific online medium, at a specific time.

Click the image below to review the GLCS Special Board Meeting presentation from August 13, 2020.

First page of the PDF file: RTLFinalDraftforwebsite

Fall 2020 Learning Options - Click on the arrows to see all of the pages.