Welcome Teachers and Site Staff! The Curriculum Support pages have been updated (as of October 2015) and optimized so that all information, files, and links previously scattered about the VUSD website are now seamlessly integrated within a single environment. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact us. It is our mission to make this space as user friendly as possible for you.
-Curriculum Support Staff
Remote Learning Resources
Schoology Help Docs:
Joining a Course Using an Access Code - A course does not appear for an individual unless that individual is registered into the course. The course developer may add individuals one-by-one, or individuals may join the course using an access code.
AIR Mobile Launch Pad - used to take SBAC interim assessments using Chrome & Firefox when your teacher sets up the session
AIRSecure Test - used to take SBAC Interim assessmetns using iPad when your teacher sets up the session
ASSISTments - an interactive homework resource
Support for Teaching Remotely:
Learning to Teach Online - a series of free podcasts by Simon McIntyre focused on various aspects of teaching online
Math Learning Center - some on-line tools for learning
Promising Practices in Online Teaching and Learning - modules on how to design a course, along with best practices (TWU)
See It, Move It, Grasp It: Math with virtual manupulatives - a video presentation on using manipulatives for grades Pk-2
Take Your Teaching Online - UK's Teacher Training Videos in collaboration with NILE offers free coure in online teaching until the end of May
Teacher Training Videos - various online ideas, tools, and perspectives from UKs Russell Stannard
Training Courses for Online Teachers - GetEducated offers a list of courses that assist in teaching remotely
Visual Design for Distance Education Content - provides tips in designing and creating online content (TWU)
Becoming a Blended Learning Institution - (@9:26) perspectives presented by Blue Valley (Kansas), Lammersville (Tracy, CA) and St. Vrain Valley (Colorado) on going to a blended approach
Zero Hour for Digital - (@15:15) listen to Buckey (HS-AZ), Anne Arundel (MD) & Pamona Unified share their COVID launch
QUESTIONS / ANSWERS
Read all the questions and answers below first. If we haven't answered your question, visit our Contact Us page to direct your inquiry to proper party.
That portion of website is geared to the Public (Parents & Students). All Teacher & Site Staff relevant media have been consolidated to the following pages (all found under "For Staff" in the Navigation menu above: Curriculum Support (here), Academic Support, and TOSA Portal.
Please see our Contact Us page to direct your inquiry to proper party.
This section of the website was intended for school personnel, however, anything that is not password protected, you are more than welcome to look at. There is a Common Questions page on the Curriculum portal page that may have an answer for your question, otherwise visit our Contact Us page to direct your inquiry to the proper party.
For general inquiries, the Curriculum Office Manager or Secretary should be able to assist you. For specific questions, contact the Teacher on Special Assignment that works with your grade level/course content, or the Elementary Curriculum Director.
For general inquiries, the Curriculum Office Manager or Secretary should be able to assist you. For specific questions, contact the Teacher on Special Assignment that works with your grade level/course content, or the Secondary Curriculum Director.
Where can I find information related to STEM curricular areas?