Unfortunately we find ours back to remote learning again. Its not all that bad and for many we are luck to have the technology to engage. We are conscious of not overburdening you with information. This time around most of us are more informed and have learned a lot from remote learning last year. MS Office 365 and particularly MS TEAMS continues to be used to deliver all our lessons andd this continuity means practiacally all students have used and are confident with Teams both in school and during remote learning.
For many ICT is has been a savour and for others a few technology has widen the gap and this is where we want to help. Access to devices in multi sibling households presents the biggest challenge to students. We remind you that lessons can be access by Mobile Phone, Chromebook, iPad, Laptop Desktop or Xbox/Play Station. We will put some useful links below as features become available.
Scanning documents using your phone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LUcrGAZgcI
Using your XBox/PS4 as a computer: https://youtu.be/yTQSsxqdhmY
Remote Learning Tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpgNCv0FW0k
Special Education and Remote Learning Accessibility Resources: https://aka.ms/MECaccessibility
All our pupils’ classes have been set up on TEAMS.
All Assignments and Homework has been set on TEAMS since the start of September 2020.
Pupils should now be very familiar with using this platform.
Click on this link to get an idea of what it is all about - https://support.office.com/en-us/article/distance-learning-with-office-365-guidance-for-parents-and-guardians-89d514f9-bf5e-4374-a731-a75d38ddd588?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US.
For students Microsoft Teams is very intuitive and you will easily figure out most functions very quickly. If you want to have a good guide to using MS Teams as a student you should start by looking at the first few videos in this playlist. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiluTszfwwMKicAo6agloFALEB5WvYNYs