CDS will connect with families and students using familiar and new online platforms for day-to-day communications and course-work. The table below describes these platforms:
Communication Platforms – ALL SCHOOL
|ParentSquare (www.parentsquare.com) CDS Faculty and Staff will post general communications to families, including home learning.|
|Zoom (https://cdssf.zoom.us) A video-conferencing and screen-sharing app, teachers, students and parents can use Zoom for synchronous learning, check-ins or meetings. CDS Zoom page: https://cdssf.zoom.us/|
|Email Emails will be used for all major communications and announcements to families, including those from teachers, the head of school and division directors. Lower School and ECP teachers will use other platforms to interact directly with their students.|
Learning Management Platforms
|Google Classroom (https://classroom.google.com) – MS|
Middle School students will receive and complete assignments and interact with teachers and peers in Google Classroom, a platform familiar to students and faculty.
|Google Suite for Education (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides) – MS|
Middle School students will be using their Google Suite account to write assignments, communicate via emails, collaborating with projects, etc.