• Welcome Back to School!

    We are so glad you're here with us. Welcome back to the 2020-2021 school year at Easthaven Elementary School. 

    Please do not call Easthaven to address computer challenges.

    Call the CCS Help Desk at (614) 365-8425.

    Alternatively, you may email them at CCSHelpDesk@columbus.k12.oh.us.

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  • Virtual Learning Resources

    A day in the life of an elementary school student

    Learning Extension Centers

    This fall, The Columbus Dream Center will be operating Learning Extension Centers in Easthvaen's neighborhood.

    For more information click here. You can also visit www.ForColumbusStudents.com.

    Important Dates

    • Student Orientation 9/2/2020 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    • Resource Distribution 9/3/2020 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Labor Day 9/7/2020 (No School for Students)
    • First Day of School 9/8/2020 (Students report virtually)

    Expectations for Virtual Learning - Students

    • Log in 5 minutes prior to start time (to avoid technical problems)
    • Be in attendance and actively participating during scheduled times
    • Limit distractions during learning times (no toys or siblings)
    • You are required to have your camera on during learning time
    • Mute your mic (only use when speaking or presenting)
    • Students are expected to be out of bed and fully dressed when participating in on-line instruction/activities.


    Expectations for Virtual Learning - Families/Parents/Guardians

    • Make sure students are logged on, actively engaged and completing assignments.
    • Ensure your contact information (address, phone number(s), and email address are up-to-date in the system) You can use the parent portal to update information at any time, or by emailing Mrs. Karamol at rkaramol@columbus.k12.oh.us or Ms. Westbrook kwestbrook@columbus.k12.oh.us .
    • Be responsive to teaching staff (check your email, voicemail) and a partner in your child’s learning.
    • Have supplies readily available to support your child during virtual learning (teachers can help you understand what is needed)
    • Make sure your child(ren) are not playing school with resources provided, they will need the resources for on-line learning.
    • Support your child with the work, help them understand concepts but DO NOT DO THE WORK FOR THEM. The learning is in the struggle.

    Expectations for Virtual Learning - Teachers & Staff

    • Staff will provide parents with a weekly overview of assignment expectations (This will be posted in the Google Classroom—it may appear in other platforms as well)
    • A consistent number of assignments for each content area subject (this may change based on the needs of students. Expect 2 assignments each week in Reading and Math, 1 Science and 1 Social Studies assignment. Students will receive explicit instruction in writing daily as determined by the teacher.
    • Lessons/activities/assignments will be aligned to Common Core State Standards and be purposeful in nature.
    • Consistency in scheduling on-line instruction, intervention and enrichment activities
    • Lessons will be intentionally planned, meaningful and engaging for students.
    • Every teacher will set up consistent office hours to support students and parents in the learning process.
    • Teachers will provide substantive and timely feedback to parents with regard to student progress in the virtual learning environment.

    Digital Platforms for Online Learning

    • Google Classroom will be the platform of choice for ALL online learning activities, parent meetings, assignments, class meetings etc.
    • Teachers will have the option of using additional platforms (Class Dojo, Remind, Blooms) to communicate with parents.
    • All communication attempts will be documented in the PLP. A word to the wise—be concise when documenting contacts in the PLP.
    • It is the expectation that staff will be responsive to your emails and phone calls—you should expect a response within 24 hours of initial contact.
    • If large parent meetings must happen, the Principal reserves the right to use Zoom for ease of facilitation. Links will be given to to teachers and posted in the Google Classroom.