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Remote Learning at Holy Trinity (2020-2021)

Remote Learning is an option for families who do not feel comfortable sending their children back to campus for extended periods of time or for children who must be off campus due to self-isolation requirements. In alignment with best practices, HTEA is committed to providing remote learners with a high level of support, direct instruction, and interaction. As with any educational endeavor, student success is based on establishing and maintaining a strong student-teacher relationship. Adhering to the HTEA curriculum and keeping pace with in-person instruction will allow all learners to maintain the curricular momentum, thus facilitating a seamless transition between in-person and remote learning.  

Please review the Lower School and Upper School Remote Learning documents in this portal. If you would like to have your student engage in remote learning, please contact your division head.  

After the school year begins, on-campus students may transition from in-person learning to remote learning for COVID-related reasons, such as a positive COVID-19 test result or a circumstance that requires a quarantine period. 

If at any time you wish to transition your child(ren) from remote learning to in-person learning, we ask that you contact your child(ren)'s Division Head and provide advance notice of at least three school days prior to returning to campus. 
 
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List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Expectations for Students

    1. Establish your remote learning workspace 
      • Wear school appropriate attire. HTEA uniforms are strongly encouraged, but not required.
      • Be seated in a chair at a table or desk.
      • Be ready to learn everyday.

    2. Be prepared for each class: 
      • Turn on web camera and mute microphone.
      • Use headphones to minimize distractions.
      • Have all materials ready before class begins. 
      • Sign in to each remote class on time.
      • Complete and turn in assignments on time.
      • Monitor onCampus regularly to keep track of assignments, due dates and class meetings.

    3. Adhere to school rules and honor code:
      • The same classroom rules for behavior and conduct at school apply to remote learning at home.
      • Students are expected to adhere to the HTEA Honor Code at all times.
      • Only communicate through school-approved websites and platforms. This will help to keep your personal information safe and secure.
      • To ensure the privacy of other individuals in the classroom, please do not record live instruction and/or share teacher-recorded lessons or demonstrations.

    4. Follow established remote learning etiquette:
      • Collaborate with your classmates and interact with your teachers as appropriate.
      • Written communication should be respectful and polite.  
      • Avoid using shorthand or text speak and do not post negative comments or spam the chat.
      • Backgrounds must be school appropriate and not disruptive/distracting.
      • Be considerate of the classroom environment by reducing distractions such as excessive eating or drinking while online.
      • Mute yourself when you are not speaking.
      • Students are not permitted to use HTEA virtual meeting links without the presence of the teacher.

    5. Be your own advocate:
      • Communicate proactively with your teachers as they are your first point of contact.
      • If you need additional support, reach out to your Academic Advisor (Upper School) or Remote Learning Specialist (Lower School).
  • Expectations for Parents

    1. Review Remote Learning Student Expectations with your child.

    2. Complete daily AUXS Safety App health screening for your child.

    3. Set your child up for success by:
      • Fostering and supporting a positive student-teacher relationship.
      • Working with your child to establish a designated workspace that is quiet and free from distraction.
      • Assisting your child in establishing a daily routine for learning.
      • Ensuring that your child has access to all materials and resources before instruction begins, including technology (device, web camera, microphone, headphones and internet access), to successfully participate in daily remote learning.
      • Encouraging your child to use the scheduled break times/lunch times to eat meals, use the restroom, and stretch their legs.
      • Being mindful of your child’s social/emotional needs by encouraging peer engagement after school hours.
      • Understanding that remote learning requires flexibility and times of independent work during the school day. 

    4. Support positive student behavior which abides by the HTEA Honor Code and Family Handbook.

    5. Maintain the integrity of the remote classroom environment. 
      • The student should be the active participant in the class.
      • HTEA’s expectation is that work submitted by the student is work completed by the student. 
      • To ensure the privacy of other individuals in the classroom, do not record live instruction and/or share teacher-recorded lessons or demonstrations.

    6. Foster your child’s academic development by encouraging him/her to be an independent learner:
      • As with in-person learning, your role with your remote learner is to serve as a learning coach, not to supplant teacher instruction.
      • Encourage regular communication with teachers, Academic Advisor (Upper School), Remote Learning Specialist (Lower School) and classmates.
  • Expectations for Teachers

    As would be expected for in-person learning, teachers will
     
    1. Provide direct instruction, streamed and/or recorded lessons and opportunities for active engagement on a daily basis.  

    2. Record attendance and monitor participation.

    3. Strive to nurture a meaningful teacher-student relationship with remote learners that combines a sense of community and investment in the subject matter.  

    4. Provide families with a weekly overview in onCampus that contains information outlining content to be covered, assignments to be submitted, and directions for accessing materials and resources.

    5. Provide timely feedback on all submitted assignments.

    6. Ensure that remote learners have opportunities to interact with peers.

    7. Be available for scheduled office hours/extra help sessions to provide academic support.


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LOWER SCHOOL
1720 Peachtree St., Melbourne, FL 32901
P: 321.723.8323 | F: 321.723.2553

UPPER SCHOOL
5625 Holy Trinity Dr., Melbourne, FL 32940
P: 321.723.8323 | F: 321.241.6422
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