Learning at Home

Expectations of students Learning at Home

While working in an online learning environment, students will be expected to behave appropriately at all times. Central to this will be that when they collaborate online, they observe the same standard of behaviour as is expected at school. School policies and the ADPS values matrix will be observed in an online learning environment.

A – Act responsibly

D – Do your best

P- Participate positively

S- Show care and respect

Kindy-Year 2

The focus should be on Literacy, Numeracy, play based learning and physical activity. Teachers will aim to provide literacy activities that take a total of 45-60 minutes, with 30-45 minutes of numeracy, play based learning and physical activity.

Daily literacy program: activities focused on reading, writing, speaking and listening. Daily numeracy program should include basic number and measurement activities that can be conducted using household materials. Daily play based learning activities should include free drawing, colouring, music and craft, daily physical activities that can be completed indoors – for example simple exercises and dance movements.

Year 3-6

For students in Year 3 to 6, the program should focus on Literacy and Numeracy with a broad range of learning to include key learning areas and general capabilities. This can be done through subject based learning and inquiry-based activities. Students should also be provided with suggestions for physical activity. Literacy activities for a total of 45-60 minutes per day, numeracy for 30-45 minutes and physical activities for 30 minutes.

The aim should be then to provide learning activities each week that focus on:

science and technologies, the humanities and arts. with leaning activities enabling students to develop the general capabilities of critical and creative thinking. Activities such as guided reflective journal writing or drawing can be used to support students personal and social development.