Details: Independent Study 7-12
(Enrollment for Term 2 will open mid-September)
For students who want a parent to provide most of the learning support (using district provided software or Canvas) and a teacher who meets with each family monthly.
Content Delivery & Instruction
- Parent acts as the instructional guide (learning coach) using district-purchased software and/or district-provided courses in Canvas.
- Grades 7-8: students can choose between district-purchased software or district-provided courses in Canvas for core classes.
- Grades 9-12: students will be enrolled in district-provided Canvas for core classes.
- Teacher of record (Mentor) will monitor weekly progress and will check in with student and parent monthly.
- Students will participate in district standardized testing with Davis Connect.
- Software is adaptive to meet student learning needs.
- Students can work ahead at parents’ discretion.
- Students are expected to maintain grade level pacing as outlined by software provider guidelines but may work as quickly as desired to complete all coursework and achieve credit.
- Students that are behind grade level pacing, must engage in a minimum of 4 hours per day in core content areas.
- Parents will create an enrichment/remediation plan which includes instructional activities to supplement student learning. This plan will be approved by the teacher of record.
- Students who have not been active in a course for ten days may be dropped from the course.
- Students with a 504 plan or SPED Individualized Education Plan will have their accommodations provided.
- Prior to enrolling with Davis Connect, IEP team at the boundary school will meet to determine appropriate service.
- Optional in-person activities, field trips, assemblies, dances, etc. will be scheduled in accordance with county health guidelines.
- Students can also participate in eSports, virtual clubs, and in-person activities.
- If desired, students can participate in athletics through their boundary school.
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