Please regularly check this page for updated ideas, advice, tips, and resources to support your children as they learn from home. Just a reminder to monitor how our students engage with their class online.
A few tips to remember:
Clear expectations will lead to more engagement and improved learning. We can do this!
Please ensure you look on your class Seesaw page to locate your Meeting Schedule. It is expected that your child:
If you need any support please contact your teacher via Compass email, Seesaw, or call the school office.
How to join a meeting
Google Meet is a video conferencing app that could be utilised during Remote Learning. Google Meet integrates with G Suite versions of Google Calendar and Gmail and shows the complete list of participants and scheduled meetings. It shows a "join" button for users to connect to the meeting and provides options to mute and turn off the video during the meeting.
How to Join a Google Meet
Webex is the videoconferencing solution that the Department of Education and Training offers all Victorian government schools. In addition to Webex equipment, students and teachers have access to tools that combine video conferencing, file sharing and collaboration tools such as whiteboarding.
How to Join a Webex Meeting
Where will your child’s work be posted?
Seesaw is used schoolwide during remote learning. Every morning your child’s teacher will post their work for the day, including the meeting schedule, focus groups, and specialists. Your child’s assigned tasks will be posted in the activity section of Seesaw. If you’re having trouble accessing your child’s Seesaw from home please refer to this guide for families.
Google Classroom is used in the 3-6 area. Students and teachers only have access to their classrooms. During remote learning, we use Classroom for morning check-ins in the form of quiz questions, would you rather questions, well-being responses, meeting announcements, surveys teaching videos and learning tasks and projects
Logging into Google Classroom
What do I do if we don't have a device to use?
The school has contacted all of the families that indicated that they needed a device via our school survey. If you still require a device, please contact the school office.
How to connect to wifi on my iPad
After you join the network, you'll see a blue tick next to the network and the connected Wi-Fi icon in the upper corner of your display. If you don't know the password to the Wi-Fi network, contact your network administrator.
How to connect to wifi on my Chromebook
What do I do if we do not have any connection to the internet at home?
Every child is entitled to be connected. The school has contacted all of the families that indicted that they needed a 'dongle' for connection. If you still require connectivity please call the school office.
My username or password isn’t working.
Google classroom has no classes in it.
This commonly occurs if you are signed in to the wrong google account.
If using MacOS or Windows the top right corner will show the account currently logged in. Click or hover your mouse for details. You many need to “Sign out” or “Add another account”.
How do you mark the roll?
Each day your teacher will mark the roll. For you to be marked as ‘present,’ you need to attend your morning meeting and complete tasks at home each day.
What if I'm sick?
If you are unwell and not engaging in home learning then you need to let your teacher or the school office know. A parent can mark the absence on the Compass app or call the office to let them know you are not completing work that day.
I've lost my Seesaw code!
If you’ve lost your Seesaw home code, have a parent message your teacher via the Seesaw Family app, class the school office they can help you over the phone or speak to your teacher during your morning meeting.
Take a 15 min break. Have a glass of water, take a walk or play around outside for a while. Staying active helps stay healthy - More information (State Government Better Health Channel)
Ask your carer for some brain food! Your body needs fuel to function. More information (State Government Better Health Channel).
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