Family Engagement Seminars

We are excited to offer a series of 3 online family engagement seminars on Monday evenings in November. They will focus on helping families better understand online tools that students are using during Distance Learning.

-Monday, November 9th, 7 pm - 8 pm - Google Classroom, Google Meet, MPS Portal

Here is the link to the recording from November 9th.  Here is the link to the PowerPoint presentation from November 9th.

 

-Monday, November 16th, 7 pm - 8 pm - ALEKS (online math program), Lexia Power Up (online reading program)

Here is the link to the PowerPoint presentation from November 16th. We apologize that we were not able to record this seminar. Please reach out to Laura Henry or Kate Andrews Van-Horne (contact info listed below) if you have questions about the presentation.


-Monday, November 23rd, 7 pm - 8 pm - Nearpod (student engagement tool), Wixie (student journaling), E-books

Here is the link to the recording from November 23rd. Here is the link to the PowerPoint presentation from November 23rd. 

 

We will also discuss how to trouble-shoot internet and hotspot issues, as well as allow time for general Q&A.

We encourage families to attend all 3 sessions but please just attend as you are able.

We are also able to offer Cub gift cards to those who attend.

Please fill out the following form if you would like to attend - this will help us with planning. You can also indicate if you will need language interpretation at the seminars.

Aquí es la hoja en español.

Here is the copy in Hmong.

We will post a link to the Google Meet on the Olson website on the day of each seminar, and also send the link via e-mail to families who have already signed up.

(If you do not sign up ahead of time, you are still welcome to join us!)

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Andrews-Van Horne at 612-305-8117 or kate.andrews-vanhorne@mpls.k12.mn.us; or Laura Henry at 612-888-2529 or laura.henry@mpls.k12.mn.us