||Planning for and coordinating during long-term closures, including how to provide technology for online learning to all students
||Set up flexible learning options across your district based on student and community needs—blended, hybrid, or fully virtual. Seamlessly share messages to communicate about class activities, or connect face-to-face with students over video, all from right inside the Brightspace platform.
||Addressing learning loss among students, including by:
- Administering and using high-quality assessments that are valid and reliable to accurately assess students’ academic progress and assist educators in meeting students’ academic needs, including through differentiating instruction.
- Implementing evidence-based activities to meet the comprehensive needs of students.
- Providing information and assistance to parents and families on how they can effectively support students, including in a distance learning environment.
- Tracking student attendance and improving student engagement in distance education.
Brightspace offers a variety of assessment tools, custom learning pathways for differentiation and accommodation, tracking of progress toward mastery over time, and space for self-reflection on feedback.
Incorporate evidence-based activities like assessment and analytics to identify student needs, personalize content to differentiate instruction, and involve families in their children’s learning progression.
Communicate with families in a timely and meaningful way to increase engagement. Brightspace for Parents allows authorized parents and guardians to log in to see their child’s classroom feed, graded items, upcoming activities, and more.
Help improve student engagement with immediate feedback and guidance, personalized notifications, and badges/certifications for progress and performance. Track student activity in course content, tasks, and assessment engagement even during hybrid and asynchronous learning.
Reserve not less than 20% of the LEA’s ARP ESSER funds to address learning loss through the implementation of evidence-based interventions and to ensure that such interventions respond to students’ academic, social, and emotional needs and address the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on [disadvantaged and disconnected students].