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Ms. Hanson's Class

Subject: 
Computer Science

Welcome to Computer Science/Computer Skills @ Thunder Vista

I am so excited to welcome your student into the Next Gen classroom at Thunder Vista. Within the tech lab, we will be exploring a variety of physical computing devices, developing our understanding of how computers work, questioning, seeking solutions and learning how to communicate our thoughts with others. Students at all levels will access my class information via Schoology.  Schoology is a learning management system that allows students to see assignments, submit their work, participate in class discussions and communicate with me.

I look forward to an amazing 2019-2020 school year. 

Remote Learning Resources

I want to send out my hearfelt appreciation to you and your family as we embark in remote learning beginning on April 1st, 2020. I am excited to interact with you virtually as we work together to flatten the curve. During this time, my middle school classes will continue to use Schoology to access all assignments and submit all work samples. Elementary students will be able to access a menu of choices  to select from as well as additional resources in schoology.   If your student needs help, inspiration, someone to share in their learning experience-please reach out to me. If your student needs help accessing schoology or another form of technology, please follow the steps below, if you need additonal help- let me and we can walk through the process together. 

How do I access Google Apps and Schoology from home? 

First: go to the Thunder Vista homepage

Next: Click on Learning Resources>Links

Then: On the left side, click on Google Gmail> Enter Student number and password  

Then navigate to schoology (have student open a new tab or toggle back to the thunder vista link page and click on schoology).

Student must be logged into GMAIL prior to being able to login into schoology. 

Current Classes: 

Advisory- 7th Grade (Access all news and lessons via schoology) 
Makerspace Exploration-8th Grade (Access all lessons and submit all work samples via schoology)
Tech Ed -7th Grade (Access all lessons and submit all work samples via schoology)
5th grade (Special Choices Here)
3rd Grade (Special Choices Here)
2nd Grade (Special Choices Here)
Kindergarten (Special Choices Here)

Office Hours:

I am here and available to support you. Please feel free to reach out during my posted office hours, send me an email at anytime, or meet me in a zoom session to work together. If the posted times do not work for you and your family, please let me know and we can arrange a time that fits your needs. 

Monday

9am-11am 

Tuesday

10am-12pm 

Wednesday

9am-11am

Thursday

1pm-3pm 

Friday

9am-11am 


Attendance: 

Weekly attendance will be taken on Friday at 3pm for Middle School students. Middle school advisory and elective attendance will be based on the completion/submission of assignments within schoology. 

Grading: 

Middle school students will continue to be graded using the district standards based grading scale (1-4).