Lauren Irby's Classroom
Name: Lauren Irby
Office hours: I am offering office hours. You can come into the zoom room below from 9:30-11:30 am and 12:30-2:30 pm daily. Click the link below.
WHERE DO I FIND ASSIGNMENTS?
Please check the Intensive Learning tab to the left of this to view assignments and new announcements
Love, Mrs. Irby
This is different for all of us, as a parent to a Kinder student, I too, am trying to learn to balance this new role of parent and teacher. It won't be easy but we together can conquer this task- I believe in our teamwork together.
But Mrs. Irby.... I am struggling, I didn't sign up for doing all this- HOW DO I HELP MY CHILD LEARN REMOTELY? See the article below for some tips!
Things to do with family at home:
Bored and want some educational fun videos?
Yoga is a healthy way to release energy, cope, and manage stress:
DownDog is now a free app for you! Mention you are a student at Chester Upland when signing up!
GREAT RESOURCES FOR YOU!!!
PBS KIDS and PBS LearningMedia are offering tools to help support learning at home, including educational videos and games from favorite series, and related skill-building offline activities.
Subscribe to Time Magazine's Time for Kids for elementary and middle school students, digital subscriptions are free for the duration of the school year. This is the first time that the magazine is fully accessible at home.
Age of Learning is offering families at affected schools free at-home access to ABCmouse, a learning resource for ages 2 to 8; Adventure Academy, is open for students ages 8 to 13; and ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform is available for children 12 and under. https://www.ageoflearning.com/
I know you may need other sites for your children at home so I have listed numerous grades: (I picked off of random sites and apologize but looking for citing source possibly-https://thejournal.com/Articles/2020/03/13/Free-Resources-Ed-Tech-Companies-Step-Up-During-Coronavirus-Outbreak.aspx?Page=23)
- HOMER Reading: Learn to Read
- Fish School - 123 ABC for Kids
- Endless Numbers
- Tiggly Shape’s Got Talent
- Todo Math
- Learning Games for Kids
- PBS Kids
- Primary Games
- Time for Kids
- The Kids Page
- PBS Design Squad
- Fun Brain
- National Geographic for Kids
- Knowledge Adventure
- CoolMath 4 Kids
- SuperCrew for Kids
- Make Me Genius
- Discovery Mindblown
- Highlights for Kids
- A Homer Reading: Learn to Read
- Capstone Interactive
- NASA Visualization Explorer
- My Books – Unlimited Library
- PBS KIDS Games
I hope this information helps. This is new territory for us all and it's hard on all of us right now. I hope to be there for you and your child as much as possible during this time. Please reach out to me via remind anytime and give me at least 24 hours to get back to you. I will find you good resources and also provide you targeted skills for your child's individualized planning.