• Distance Teaching and Learning Classroom Expectations


    General Expectations

    · Students should not share their login information, meeting links, or passwords with others.

    · To the extent possible, students should participate in virtual instruction from a quiet and neutral area that is free of distractions.

    · School and classroom rules apply to the virtual instruction environment.

    · It is recommended that students review the District Technology Acceptable/ Responsible Use Policy regarding expectations for behavior while conducting themselves online and on District devices. [Click here to Review the CVUSD Responsible Use Policy.]

    · Students should dress appropriately for virtual instruction sessions.

    · Students who use inappropriate language, share inappropriate images, or in any way behave inappropriately on a video conference will be subject to appropriate discipline.

    · Students should not conduct audio or video recordings or take screen shots of virtual class meetings or activities unless they have received prior permission to do so from a teacher or authorized District official.

    · To the extent possible, parents should allow the student to work with the instructor or provider in a quiet, private space. However, to the extent a student requires adult support to participate in virtual instruction/services, a parent or guardian may be specifically asked by the instructor or service provider to provide such support.

    · Once the virtual instruction session or meeting is over, students should be sure to close out of the meeting platform entirely. Students should also ensure that cameras are covered and that microphones are turned off to avoid inadvertent transmission following the meeting.

    Virtual Meetings

    As of Monday, August 10, students should log onto Classlink with their CVUSD user name and password. Click on the Google Classroom and look at the Stream announcements for a Google Meet link and time to join for their class period. Your district email will be used to alert you when the teacher adds content and meets to Google Classroom.

    When you come into the Google Meet, you should mute your microphone, but make sure your camera is ON so you will be seen and get attendance credit. Chat comments will be recorded, so stay appropriate and ask questions as needed. If you are absent, you need to communicate to Mrs. MacKay. The Google Meet may be recorded and available under the proper section of Google Classroom.



    Communications / Academics- All communications and academics will be done through Google Classroom and District email. We will also have Remind texts to communicate also.

    Teacher commitments-Mrs. MacKay will be providing live teaching during each class period and guiding students in classwork and homework assignments. I will be available by email and Remind to answer questions within 24 hours or less during the school week.

    Student expectations- Students will follow the Townsend Expectations.Townsend Distance Learning Expectations

    Assignments-All assignments will be posted in Google Classroom. Students should check Google Classroom and District email daily. We will also use Microsoft Teams a bit later in the year. ClassLink will also be where we access Common Lit, IXL, FlipGrid, and EdPuzzle for assignments. 

    Assessments-In ELA our assessments take many forms- paragraphs, essays, one pagers, projects, Common Lit assignments, mind maps. These will be assigned through out the trimesters.


    Feedback-Students will receive feedback on their work in many forms. The biggest one is through submitting assignments in Google Classroom. Students should look for this feedback and check if Mrs. MacKay has further questions. Feedback may also come in an email or over Google Meets.


    Grades-Students and Parents will be able to see grades in Aeries and on Google Classroom. Grades will be updated daily. Please download the app for your phone to see grades at a glance.


    Troubleshooting Guidance

    Student self-solving: visit CVUSD EdTech Notebook (linked on student ClassLink page)

    Access to district technology from home: Community Support Hotline (M-F, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM) (909) 628-1202, ext. 1080

    Access to district technology from home: CommunitySupport@chino.k12.ca.us

    Email teacher for access to teacher-specific applications (list here)