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Remote Learning FAQ's

  • Remote Learning Information September 28th-October 6th
  • Remote Learning students will be expected to be online doing school work from 8:30 am to 3:20 pm. 
  • Grades will be assigned by the teacher ranging from A - F.
  • Daily and weekly work will be sent to the student and parent from the classroom teacher.
  • Students will have the opportunity to have a chromebook to use while at home.
  • Remote learning students will be required to take attendance through Teacherease and In-person learning students will have their attendance taken by the classroom teacher each period. 
  • Students will need to check their email regularly. 
  • Students will be directed to review teacher comments on assignments and make necessary changes as identified by the teacher. 
  • Grade updates and feedback will be provided by the teacher to the student and parent on a weekly basis. 
  • Students will be expected to take part in Asynchronous learning activities
  • Students will need to have their Camera On and microphone off till directed by the teacher. 
  • Log on to every class (class period) every day.
  • Connectivity issues need to be reported to our technology department (helpdesk@sb320.org). 
  • In person learners will return to SBHS October 7, 2020
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  • How do I request help with Remote Learning?

  • Students that need additional assistance or support with their remote learning experience should first contact the teacher of the class/subject that they are having difficulty in. The principal can also help connect students and families with additional support.
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  • What will Remote Learning look like?

  • Remote learning will include synchronous (live) and asynchronous (assigned work) instruction through a consistent daily schedule.  The instructional day will consist of 5 hours of daily instruction. Synchronous Instruction will take place and teachers will interact live with students via Google Meet or Zoom Conferences.  Teachers will deliver live instruction, model processes, provide an opportunity to practice skills, give students’ feedback, and provide support for students working independently and in small groups.
    In addition students will be provided with daily asynchronous instruction which would include independent work, homework completion, and skill based work.
    Every week teachers, counselors, and support staff will:
    • Contact students who require academic assistance
    • Contact students who have been absent, or missing work
    • Contact parents/guardians for students who have not been participating in class

  • How will my students be graded and assessed during Remote Learning?

  • Grading will be based on assessments and completed work. Teachers will follow the established grading policies and procedures outlined in their class syllabus. Students will receive a traditional grade ranging from A - F on their assignments and assessments. 
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  • How will attendance be tracked?

  • Attendance will be taken by the student logging into their chromebook and marking that they are present. Students will also need to log into online learning sessions either through Zoom or Google Hangouts for class attendance and participation as well. 
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  • What if my student is unable to attend Remote Learning?

  • On a day when a student will be absent from Remote Learning, the parent/guardian should call the school and report the absence.
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  • How will my child receive IEP & 504 supports?

  • During remote learning special education teachers and staff will continue to work with students to support their individual goals. We will still accommodate any needs for additional time, alternative assignments , or other elements of an IEP/504 plan that we handle on a regular school day. Support for students with special needs will come from their individual case managers, teachers, and/or related service staff.  During a remote learning day, each case manager and/or related service staff will communicate with each student on their caseload ( by phone or email) to provide any necessary support or assistance.
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  • How will Remote Learning look for my special needs student who is in Self-Contained, Life Skills, Target Program, etc.?

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  • Student learning will take place daily through live streaming of classroom instruction and interactions with their teacher / therapist(s) via Google Meet or Google Classroom. Printed material will be available for those students without internet access or for those students who prefer to work via paper and pencil. Assigned work and related service (speech, social work, etc.) will align with each student’s IEP or 504 plan.
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  •  Teachers will deliver live instruction, model processes, provide an opportunity to practice skills, give students’ feedback, and provide support for students working independently and in small groups. Teachers will use targeted interventions and differentiated instruction to help individual students reach their learning goals.

  • All related services ( speech, social work, etc.) will be provided using the methods listed above. Related services will be provided during live instruction with the whole class, in small groups, or individually.
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  • What are the expectations of students?

    • Students will log into their chromebook and take attendance.
    • Students are expected to take part in synchronous sessions when designated by the teacher. 
    • Students are expected to be engaged and actively participate in learning throughout the entire lesson or required activity.
    • Students are expected to complete all assignments and in class learning activities.
    • Students are expected to be visible on camera when participating in activities as requested by the teacher.

  • Will the district still provide food service during the period for Remote Learning?

  • Food distribution will continue for those families in need Monday-Friday from 11:45 am -12:45 pm at South Beloit High School. 
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  • How does my student receive help with their chromebook or other technology? 

  • District 320 families who experience problems with a Chromebook, or who have other technology-related questions or concerns, are asked to reach out directly to the Technology Department. District technicians are working hard to help keep our digital learning running as smoothly as possible, and will respond to emails sent to the following address: helpdesk@sb320.org.




  • Is the district offering any assistance to students who need a chromebook?

  • Chromebooks can be provided to students who are in need of a device to complete their Remote Learning work and activities. Please contact our Technology Department to coordinate that distribution, helpdesk@sb320.org.
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  • Can I switch between Remote Learning and In-person learning during the school year?

Students will be able to switch between Remote Learning to in-person instruction. A 

meeting will take place to provide a transition to in-person learning. The parent

and the student will be notified of the expectations of in-person learning due to the mandates from the Governor’s office, Illinois State Board of Education and Illinois Department of Health. 


  • What is the status of athletics and after school activities?
  • The District will continue to follow guidance provided by the Illinois High School Athletic Association and the Illinois Department of Health as they make decisions regarding athletics and after school activities.