The Mayfield Central School District will continue promoting safe and rigorous academically-based educational programs during the COVID-19 school closure.
Mayfield Central School District’s remote learning plan is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With our one-to-one Chromebook initiative and our dedicated educators in pre-kindergarten through grade 12, we are well prepared to provide rigorous learning opportunities to our students in their homes. It is our hope that remote learning inspires continuous and inclusive learning opportunities for all students. We appreciate the families partnering with educators to provide students with educational experiences that build knowledge, character and fortitude.
As a school district, it is important to be mindful that we are all learners in this experience. Our faculty and staff continue to shine in their efforts to bring sound educational activities and assignments to our students during this challenging time.
- Goals of Remote Learning
- Continuity of Teaching and Learning
- Access to Technology for All Students
- Support for Educators
- Instructional Delivery — Supported Technology Platforms
- Learning Guidelines and Support
- Staff Availability
- Student Expectations
- How Families Can Support Their Student(s)
- Lesson objectives are clearly communicated by the use of “I Can” statements.
- Content and skills will be introduced and reinforced in a variety of ways.
- Opportunities to interact with teachers or with other students via video, audio, chat or discussions will be provided.
The district will maintain teaching and learning experiences across all content areas for all learners.
Mayfield Central School District has provided Chromebooks to all students in grades three through twelve. We are planning to provide other technology to students in pre-kindergarten through grade two. We will continue to repair devices and provide replacements as appropriate and necessary.
Mayfield Central School District will continue to support our educators with the tools, resources and ongoing professional development to deliver instruction for all students.
Teachers are encouraged to use a variety of resources to deliver and review instructional material. The list below includes many of the district approved educational tools.
Elementary School (Pre-K-6)
- Google Apps for Education
Junior High School (7-8)
- Google Apps for Education
High School (9-12)
- Google Apps for Education
- Pre-K – Grade 2 — approximately one to two hours of school work per day.
- Grades 3 – 6 — approximately two to three hours of school work per day.
- Grades 7 – 12 — approximately three hours of school work per day.
- Teachers are expected to support the education of students for a period of time each day that does not exceed their contractual obligations.
- Remote learning days will follow the instructional days of the school calendar.
- Teachers will track student progress to ensure participation and check-in with students who are struggling or non-participatory. Educators will be empathic and understanding of unique circumstances faced by students and families.
Student “attendance” should be taken based on participation and submission of assignments.
- Teachers, pupil personnel services staff and administrators will communicate with parents clear expectations regarding how families can best support their students during the period of remote learning.
- Building administrators will continue to support the appropriate involvement of the parent community.
Mayfield Central School District recognizes that opportunities for “live” student-teacher interactions are a vital part of the teaching and learning process. We also realize the challenges this brings about for both students and teachers. All educators will be available and will identify how they will engage in these opportunities on a regular basis. Each teacher will communicate with students their specific availability during the school day, providing and announcing opportunities for students who need direct instruction.
- Engage in remote learning activities offered by their teachers.
- Ensure that they know their usernames and passwords to access learning resources.
- Create a remote work space and develop a plan to manage their time.
- Persevere through challenges and contact faculty and staff for help when needed.
- Encourage their student’s participation in remote learning.
- Ensure that they are monitoring district communication for up to-date information regarding the school closures and instructional continuation plans.
- Communicate with school staff regarding technology needs.
How will students access instructional plans and materials?
- At Mayfield Elementary School, students in grades pre-kindergarten through 6 will have a mix of paper-based and web-based applications depending on grade level.
- Students in grades seven through twelve will work via the web-based applications listed under supported technology platforms.
- For those students without internet access at home, hard copies of materials and resources will be provided (to be picked up at the school the student attends, at a day and time determined by administration).
How will students receive assignments, submit work and get feedback?
- Junior-Senior High School students will find their assignments and submit them for review in Google Classroom.
- Teachers will provide feedback via Classroom and/or email communication.
- Students in grades 3 through 6 will find their assignments and submit them for review in Google Classroom and/or ClassDojo
- Students in grades pre-kindergarten through 2 will find their assignments through ClassDojo and paper based directions given at packet pickup.
How will students collaborate with teachers and with each other?
- Numerous class sessions will be held via Google Meet.
- Screencastify, YouTube, and other applications, will be used to provide lecture-based instruction.
How will educators collaborate to support each other and our students?
Teachers will meet remotely in grade level and departmental teams to discuss strategies and develop action plans to address student needs, as necessary.