Countdown to the First Day of School!

Happy First Day of School Eve!  Below are helpful hints to get ready for a successful first day of school!  Morning announcements will come at 8:25 am and your morning meeting begins at 8:30 am!

Make sure you have

  • Schedule for the week from your teacher
  • Workspace for your student
  • School Supplies
  • Login information (student ID and password)
  • If you want to be fancy, plan out lunches for the week 🙂
  • Read a social story with your child about our virtual opening:  Distance Learning Social Story
  • Don’t forget about bedtime and setting an alarm for the morning.

If you have a Microsoft Surface, have you logged on? 

  1. Click onto the wireless (bottom right hand corner)
  2. Enter your Student ID #
  3. Enter your password (MMDDYY)

Practice logging on to Canvas:

Need to see a video example?

Still need tech help???

Still want a few more resources and learning tutorials?

  • DCPS created a helpful guide to virtual learning for families. 
  • Let’s Team Up! Getting Prepared for Remote Learning with Microsoft Teams and Surface
    Using technology for the sake of technology is a thing of the past. With remote learning being the new normal, Microsoft Surface and Teams make it easy for students to use technology to learn. Join us for this webinar where you will learn from an experienced educator, trainer and parent how to use Surface and Teams to promote independence, engage with teachers and peers, support various learning preferences and styles while providing a simple and safe remote learning experience for all. Q&A will be available.
    Every Wednesday through the end of September at 10am and 6pm. Virtual links below: morning sessions 10-11am; afternoon sessions 5-6pm.
    • Aug 26: Live Event 10am/Live Event 5pm
    • Sep 2: Live Event 10am/Live Event 5pm
    • Sep 9: Live Event 10am/Live Event 5pm
    • Sep 16: Live Event 10am/Live Event 5pm
    • Sep 23: Live Event 10am/Live Event 5pm
    • Sep 30: Live Event 10am/Live Event 5pm

Finally, don’t forget to document the start to 2020-2021!

First Day of School Pictures –