D181 Department of Learning  – Hybrid and Remote Students Schedules

Hybrid K-5 Student Schedule:

Kindergarten Grades 1-2 Grades 3-5
Daily In-Person Instruction Reading Language Arts 60 minutes (SL) 60 minutes (SL) 60 minutes (SL)
Math 60 minutes (SL) 60 minutes (SL) 60 minutes (SL)
What-I-Need Time (WIN) 20 minutes (SL/IL) 20 minutes (SL/IL) 20 minutes (SL/IL)
Mask or Movement Break 10 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes
Daily In-Person Minutes 150 150 150
 

Daily Remote Instruction

Independent Free-Choice Reading** 15 minutes (IL) 30 minutes (IL) 30 minutes (IL)
Reading Language Arts/Math n/a 40 minutes (AL/IL) 40 minutes (AL/IL)
Science* 20 minutes (AL/IL)

2 x per week

30 minutes (AL/IL) 30 minutes (AL/IL)
Social Studies*
Physical Ed/Health 20 minutes (AL/IL) 25 minutes (AL/IL) 25 minutes (AL/IL)
Art/Music (Rotating) 20 minutes (AL/IL) 25 minutes (AL/IL) 25 minutes (AL/IL)
Daily Remote Minutes 55 – 75*

Highly encouraged; not required

150 150
Total Number of Minutes per Day 205 – 225 300 300

*Science and social studies asynchronous instruction will be provided by D181 teacher librarians. Instruction in science/social studies will begin on September 21 after the transition period ends. Each teacher librarian will be responsible for an entire grade level of students across the district. Teacher librarians will also host 20-30 minute office hours for the purpose of answering general questions regarding the lesson or activities assigned. Office hours are not intended for tutoring. During the transition period teacher librarians will introduce themselves to students and ask their students to complete an assignment introducing themselves. The teacher librarians, content and grade level assignments are listed below:

Grade Level Content Teacher-Librarian
Kindergarten Science/Social Studies Rebecca Swanson
First Grade Science/Social Studies Rebecca Swanson
Second Grade Science/Social Studies Christina Belfiore
Third Grade Science/Social Studies Susan Petersen
Fourth Grade Science Colleen Malone
Fourth Grade Social Studies Meredith Wodka
Fifth Grade Science Stephanie Stieglitz
Fifth Grade Social Studies Tiffany Egan

**Independent Free-Choice Reading – The teacher librarians will facilitate the process of daily independent reading at home. Classroom teachers will continue to assist students in selection of independent reading materials from classroom libraries. The teacher librarians will continue to assist in their building library book check out. Books will be quarantined in between check outs for safety purposes. 

Why READ at least 20 minutes per day at home?
Student A Reads… Student B Reads… Students C Reads…
20 minutes per day 5 minutes per day 1 minute per day
+3,600 minutes per school year +900 minutes per school year +180 minutes per school year
+1,800,000 words per year +282,000 words per year +8,000 words per year
If we start in kindergarten, a student who reads 20 minutes per night will have read 60 additional school days by 6th grade.

Specials Information for Hybrid Students: 

Music, PE and Art will be part of the remote portion of the hybrid school day. Students will receive two asynchronous specials classes per day. PE will provide an asynchronous lesson daily, while Art and Music will alternate each day. All videos will be available to students through Seesaw or Google Classroom and can be accessed at any time. On Tuesday, September 8 students will begin with Art and PE. There will be two to three teachers delivering instruction for each subject.

Kindergarten through second grade students will be working with:

PE: Melissa Marcucci (mmarcucci@d181.org)

Music: Erica Skibbie (eskibbie@d181.org)

Art: Hillary Andrlik (handrlik@d181.org)

Kindergarten through second grade students will automatically be enrolled in their Music, Art and PE classes on Seesaw.

Third through fifth grade students will be working with:

PE: Dan Kolar (dkolar@d181.org) and Bridget Babel (bbabel@d181.org) (3rd only)

Music: Erin Kozakis (ekozakis@d181.org)

Art: Angie Golden agolden@d181.org

All communication for third through fifth grade students will be done through Google Classroom. Your child will receive an individual email with the Google Classroom code to join all three subjects.

K-5 Parallel Remote Student Schedule:

Individual grade level and student schedules will be shared by the parallel remote teachers.

Kindergarten Grades 1-2 Grades 3-5
Class Meeting 10-20 minutes (SL) 20  minutes (SL) 20 minutes (SL)
Reading Language Arts 15 minutes (SL)

20 minutes (AL)

10 minutes (IL)

45 minutes (SL)

45 minutes (AL)

30 minutes (IL)

45 minutes (SL)

45 minutes (AL)

30 minutes (IL)

Math 15 minutes (SL)

20 minutes (AL)

5 minutes (IL)

30 minutes (SL)

30 minutes (AL)

20 minutes (IL)

30 minutes (SL)

30 minutes (AL)

20 minutes (IL)

Science 15 minutes

STEAM Integrated

(SL or AL)

30 minutes

STEAM Integrated

(SL or AL)

10 minutes (IL)

30 minutes

STEAM Integrated

(SL or AL)

10 minutes (IL)

Social Studies
Physical Ed/Health 20 minutes

(SL and/or AL)

2-3X per week

20 minutes

(SL and/or AL)

2-3X per week

20 minutes

(SL and/or AL)

2-3X per week

Elementary Art/Music 20 minutes

(SL and/or AL)

2-3X per week

20 minutes

(SL and/or AL)

2-3X per week

20 minutes

(SL and/or AL)

2-3X per week

SELAS 15 minutes

Integrated Weekly

10 minutes daily (SL)

Integrated

10 minutes daily (SL)

Integrated

Brain/Movement Break 10-20 minutes 10-20 minutes 10-20 minutes
Independent Free Choice Reading** 20 minutes 30 minutes 30 minutes

Specials Information for Remote Students:

Remote students will be receiving 20 minutes of synchronous instructions from Art, Music and PE through either Google Meet or Zoom. Teachers will be following a rotating schedule so that students will have one live specials class per day.  All lessons will also be available to students through Seesaw and Google Classroom.. There will be two teachers delivering instruction for each subject.

Kindergarten through 2nd grade student will be working with:

PE: Melissa Marcucci (mmarcucci@d181.org)

Music: Erica Skibbie (eskibbie@d181.org)

Art: Hillary Andrlik (handrlik@d181.org)

All kindergarten through second grade students will automatically be enrolled in their music, art and PE classes on Seesaw.

Third through 5th grade students will be working with:

PE: Dan Kolar (dkolar@d181.org)

Music:Erin Kozakis (ekozakis@d181.org)

Art: Angie Golden (agolden@d181.org)

All communication for third through fifth grade students will be done through Google Classroom. Your child will receive an individual email with the Google Classroom code to join all three subjects.