Iowa Online Resources and Information

We Are Here For You

In this unprecedented time we are all experiencing many new, scary and hard times. We at Iowa are here to support our students and community. We miss you all and cannot wait until we can return to school. In the meantime we will try and support you all the best we can through online learning. All online learning for 1st grade through 5th grade will begin Tuesday August 18th at 9:00 am. PK and Kinder will start Monday August 24th.



Effective Communication is a Priority

With so much being new and different we know communication is key. You can find all staff members email here . Teachers will be communicating with families and all staff members have office hours in which they will be available during the school day. During these times you can set up meeting to ask questions raise concerns or just say hello.

You can also call the schools main line 303-751-3660 and leave a message. Someone will get back with you within 24-48 hours during the work week.

Daily Schedules

Starting on Tuesday August 18th, all students will have a virtual morning meeting with their teachers starting at 9:00 am, this will continue Monday- Thursday. Each classroom will then have a daily schedule to follow. In your students Google Classroom you will find a daily schedule with links to each meeting your child will need to attend for the day. Friday will be a day for independent work and small groups. Your child's teacher will communicate the time for small group instruction or expectations for independent work.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RvjE1bdwpPthfDnpx2jJWZtK4ORlKW3ywRairR0zuhk/edit#gid=0

Remote Learning Master Schedule 20-21

District Online Resources Website

The district has created website that has many important information and resources regarding online learning. Please click here to access it: https://remotelearning.aurorak12.org/

Iowa Technology Support

Technology Support

Student Resources From District Website

Your Responsibilities

Use Your Computer For Instruction

Download and install Google Chrome on your home computer (Not needed if you checked out APS chromebook)

Video tutorial on syncing your Chrome account (NOTE: if using APS chromebook DO NOT use "Public Session" when you turn it on, but add yourself and sign on using your Google email address and password).


Use Clever To Access Everything

Go to Clever Portal now!

How to sign in to Clever using your Google email and password

How to sign in to Clever using the Clever Badge (easier for young children)


Join Your Teacher's Google Classroom

How to Join Your Teacher's Google Classroom.


Read Daily

Read a book, website, or check out and read/listen to an eBook through the APS ebook and audiobook library Sora found in your Clever portal.

Click here for a helpsheet on getting started with Sora, or click here for video instructions

Sora eBook Library Preschool Collection


Connect With Your Teacher Daily

Your teacher will provide times during the week for you to chat and/or video with them using Google Hangouts or Google Meet. They will post the link to join in your Google Classroom.

How to use Hangouts and Meet - Google hangouts/meet etiquette

How to start a conversation with a person or a group. Check out this how to video


Support For English Language Learners

Your Chrome browser has the Google Translate extension on it. Use it to translate almost all webpages! Watch this video to learn how.


Ask Your Teacher For Help

Email or use Google Hangouts to contact your teacher and ask for help.


How to log into Clever using Google

Help Sheets in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Karen, Nepali, Oromo, Somali, Vietnamese


Logging into Clever Using the Provided Badge Kinder -2nd Grade

Navigating and Signing into Google Classroom

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Google Meet and Google Chat

Google Meet is a tool that your child's teacher will use to to video call them. Google Chat can be utilized for text conversations.

Parents can use Google Meet or Google Chat to communicate with your child's teacher, too. Both can be used both on a computer and on a phone so parents and teachers can chat and video call. It is recommended to download and install the Google Meet and Chat apps for your iPhone or Android device for even easier and convenient school communication.


How to Pin a Tab in Google Chrome

Pin_a_Tab.mp4

Mental Health Support

Please visit the mental health site for support and resources

For students:

  • During the extended school closure, after school hours or on the weekend call Colorado Crisis Services at 844-493-TALK (8255), or text “Talk” to 38255. This service is available 24/7 year-round. If this is an emergency please dial 911.

  • The walk-in clinic is available between 8:00am and 11:00pm daily at Anschutz Medical Campus 2206 Victor Street, Aurora, CO 80045

  • On and after August 18, between 9:00am and 3:30pm you can contact your student’s school counselor, social worker, or psychologist through Google Hangouts. Please email Alicio Valle or Rachel Fisher.