Criteria Required for Successful Participation
Students and families must meet the following criteria to successfully complete the expectations of the Elementary Virtual Learning Academy:
- Students and families must commit to working together with their assigned virtual teacher throughout the academic year in order to be successful
- Students should show consistent academic achievement
- Students should have zero major behavioral concerns
- Students must attend and engage in classes and complete all asynchronous work within the LMS by the established due date consistently
- The virtual teacher and student’s Learning Coach must work together and communicate appropriately
- The Learning Coach must allow students to complete all submitted work independently
- The student and Learning Coach must understand their individual responsibilities in order to be successful within the Elementary Virtual Learning Academy:
All students enrolled in virtual learning will follow guidelines outlined in Lewisville ISD’s Student Code of Conduct as well as:
- Review weekly learning plans.
- Follow attendance guidelines.
- Follow LISD policy when utilizing technology. All users are expected to use the technology in a responsible, ethical, and polite manner. LISD reserves the right to monitor all technology resource activity.
- Follow the designated schedule communicated by their teacher to attend class during synchronous times and complete assigned asynchronous activities.
- Participate in learning through live class time (using proper etiquette).
- Take responsibility for advocating for themselves.
- Turn in school work at the direction of the assigned teacher.
- Actively participate in virtual discussions as instructed by the teacher.
- Submit assignments as designated on a daily basis. Some assignments may be allowed additional flexibility to submit weekly. (Example: Friday by midnight)
- Keep online interactions positive and constructive with peers and classroom teacher.
Parents of students enrolled in virtual learning will:
- Facilitate academic support and encouragement as a learning partner to motivate your child throughout the school year in your role as a Learning Coach.
- Ensure your child is on track with assignments and coursework
- Provide your child with assistance on their day-to-day activities with the exception of designated independent work.
- Assist in supporting your child’s needs by establishing and managing the daily schedule communicated by the teacher
- Consider creating a designated learning space for your child at home to learn comfortably - free from distractions and interruptions (pets, siblings, television, etc.)
- Maintain communication with your child’s teacher by phone, email, and/or online meetings to create a learning partnership
- Help your child own their learning. Provide support and encouragement, and expect your child to do their part.
- Make arrangements to pick up needed devices, supplies, and resources from designated campus or district location. Maintain these devices, supplies, and resources and return them at the designated time.
- Parents are expected to follow federal and state laws regarding student privacy and FERPA. This includes not recording lessons or sessions and not posting photos and videos on social media.
- Sign and abide by the Parent Memorandum of Understanding.