BYD Core Class Links

  • Welcome to Virtual Learning,

    This page is specifically designed for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade virtual students assigned to the BYD Core Class. 

    We will use CODE.org, and ZOOM as our primary learning platforms. We will also access YouTube videos, Kahoot It and Quizizz websites throughout the semester.

     

    CODE.org:

    1. Students must create Code.org accounts with their own email addresses. If you already have a Code.org account associated with your email address, you can skip this step. RCSS email format is username@student.rck12.net.  USE YOUR REAL NAME OR YOU WILL BE DELETED! Please remember your password!

    2. Visit this link to join your section:

    3. Share our privacy letter with your parents to introduce them to Code.org and allow them to review our policies on student privacy.

    4. Follow the instructions below to sign in.

    5. Refer to the "Virtual Classes Weekly Progress Check" attached below to see progress check due dates. Also, since this is self paced, you may work ahead.

     

    Crash Computer Science YouTube video series:

     

     Quizizz:

     

    Kahoot It:

    • https://kahoot.it/

      *Be prepared to have Kahoot It based on the video on Fridays during the Zoom sesson.

     

    ZOOM Meetings:

    When directed to the waiting room, please type in your first and last name to be accepted into the meeting room.

    You will not be allowed into the classroom without your first and last name on display.

     

    • 6th & 7th Grades Virtual Connections Class: Every Friday from 10:00 to 10:45 am

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71547887009?pwd=NWREUS9CRnJmVzR1ZW82S1lXc1hpZz09

    Meeting ID: 715 4788 7009
    Passcode: 0qkb98

     

    • 7th & 8th Grades Virtual Connections Class: Every Friday from 11:00 to 11:45 am

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74465715699?pwd=VjkrYVBoVGxsM1E1Ui8zNzVvVEtNdz09

    Meeting ID: 744 6571 5699
    Passcode: KdR5R5

     

    *If the school calendar places a student holiday on Friday, we will not meet.

     

     If you have any difficulty or problems, email me anytime at bowmate@richmond.k12.ga.us and I will be glad to help you.

     

    Sincerely,

    Mr. Bowman

     

BYD Core Weekly Progress Check

BYD Core Syllabus

  • Class Policy:

    Students are expected to spend at least 55 minutes each day, Monday through Friday, engaged in lessons related to this class.

    All students must sign in and attend every session to our weekly virtual (Zoom) meeting to recieve credit for this class.

    If absent from the synchronous session, it is the student’s responsibility to review the recorded lesson and any assignments given.

     

    Class Materials:

    • LAPTOP or device

    • EAR BUDS or HEADPHONES

    • INTERNET access

    • PLANNER or CALENDAR

    • QUIET area free from distractions

    • GROWTH mindset

     

    Class Rules:

    1. Attend every session.

    2. Enter your zoom waiting room 5-10 minutes before your scheduled time.

    3. Be present and engaged throughout the entire synchronous learning lesson.

    4. Be respectful: no harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, or disruptions.

    5. Do not have other people, animals, music, or other types distractions or inappropriate objects in the background.

    6. Sign into Code.org account prior to signing into Zoom.

    7. Be prepared to sign into Kahoot It and Quizizz during the Zoom session.

    8. Have your specific questions about the lessons ready to ask the teacher.

     

    Grading:

    100 - 90% A
    89 - 80% B
    79 - 70% C
    69 - 60% D
    59% and below F

    Summative – 20% (Test/Quiz)
    Formative – 80% (Coding, Participation)