eLearning Information and Resources

Parent Frequently Asked Questions

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What is an eLearning Day?

The Indiana Department of Education eLearning Day Program can be used on a day of inclement weather, on a make-up day for inclement weather, or on a planned day such as parent/teacher conferences, etc. Additional information is available at https://www.doe.in.gov/elearning/elearning-day-program.

How will my student receive assignments for the eLearning Day?

Learning objectives, instructions, and assignments will be posted in the Union County College Corner Joint School District Learning Management System—Canvas for high school students and Google Classroom for elementary and middle school students by 9:00 a.m. in the event school is canceled. For scheduled eLearning days, assignments can be given prior to eLearning day via paper copy.

What are the expectations if our family does not have Internet access at home?

If a family does not have Internet access (including if the family has lost power), students will obtain their assignments from their teacher(s) when they return to school. Students will have two (2) school days to complete assignments. Hotspots are available to assist with internet connectivity. Please contact your school’s office in advance if you think you will need a hotspot.

Do students have to complete assignments in Canvas/Google Classroom?

Teachers may opt to send home paper/pencil assignments. Teachers may also opt to assign a hybrid of online and paper/pencil assignments. Learning objectives, instructions, and assignments will be posted by the teachers by 9:00 a.m. on an eLearning Day.

What is the Canvas/Google Classroom login?

The Canvas and Google Classroom login is the same login information for all accounts students use at school. More information is available at these sites: Canvas and Google Classroom.

How long is the assignment completion window?

*Planned eLearning Days (Pre-scheduled eLearning days where students are informed ahead of time of the day and the assignment). The Canvas and Google Classroom assignment will be due by 11:59 p.m on the e-learning day (unless otherwise specified by the teacher).

*Emergency eLearning Days (Unplanned eLearning days caused by emergencies such as weather where assignments are posted by 9 a.m. of the day.). The Canvas and Google Classroom assignment will be due by 11:59 p.m on the e-learning day. Paper assignments, if applicable, will be given to students on the next returning school day and are due within two (2) school days. 

How is attendance taken on the eLearning Day?

All students are counted present for the eLearning Day. If a student fails to turn in an assignment, the school secretary is notified and the student will be marked absent.

Will buildings be open on eLearning Days?

Buildings will not be open on the eLearning Days unless specifically noted.

What if I need to get in contact with someone on the eLearning Day(s)?

Parents may contact a teacher via the teacher’s email or Canvas/Google Classroom/Other learning platform. Teachers will hold office hours from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each eLearning Day

What if I am having log-in or connection issues with my device?

The Technology Department will be available for technology-based questions from parents/guardians/students at the following number: 458-5136 ext. 3308 or by sending in a tech ticket form.