Virtual Classroom Questions

  • What are the Virtual Learning Classroom Guidelines?

  • When will the school day start and end for virtual learning? Can I have my child complete the work in the evening if that works best for our family?

  • Will virtual kindergarten sections be in the morning or afternoon?

  • How will Dual Language work if my child selects virtual learning?

  • Will District 15 teachers be the virtual learning instructors?

  • If I choose to enroll my child in a virtual classroom and decide it is not the right fit, why can’t I switch him/her back to an in-person classroom?

  • How much live, virtual instruction can I expect?

  • How much time can preschool parents expect to have live/independent instruction?

  • How many hours of instruction can I expect?

  • What will grading be like?

  • Will my child receive a computer and Internet hotspot?

  • How will classes be sectioned?

  • Will virtual learning follow the same schedule as a regular school day?

  • What happens if my child’s virtual learning teacher becomes sick?

  • What will a Junior High virtual schedule look like? Will students go from “class to class” as they would in-person?

  • Will junior high students be able to participate in STEM, science and other special area subjects?

  • Will students from self-contained gifted/special education/programs be put in classrooms together?

  • How will standardized tests like MAP and CogAT be administered for students who elect virtual learning?

  • If my child participates in a virtual learning experience, can he or she use some paper materials (like real books) as part of this learning experience?

  • What is the threshold to be given virtual learning opportunities when out for an absence due to illness or quarantine? How many days can a child be out of the classroom before virtual learning begins?