Hybrid Learning Model Plan Phase III
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HYBRID LEARNING MODEL PHASE III Our purpose is to maximize learning by maintaining the principles of Deeper Learning, regardless of the Educational Model. As has been our objective since the beginning of this pandemic, we have implemented a well-founded and sustainable Academic Continuity Plan, responding to our reality and meeting the specific needs of our population. Consequently, as of Thursday, April 15, 2021, we will start with the Hybrid Learning Model Phase III to continue maximizing the learning of our students. We have consolidated the design of version 3.0 of our Hybrid Learning Model in order to end the school year in a positive way. In this process, the structure of our current Hybrid Model has taken into account the importance of the last segment of the academic period, the differing developmental stages of our students from El Nido to Grade 12, and the evolution of the existing situation in our city.
In this phase, it is possible to increase the amount of face-to-face time for students by modifying the classrooms and spaces of the campus, according to the updated norm on physical distancing from the biosecurity protocols established by the Ministry of Health. Under the topic Specific Aspects of the Academic Sections, you can find detailed information on the face-to-face sessions for each grade. Here is general information that applies to all sections: Access to Campus: Students are allowed to enter the campus at 7:00 AM. Only students, faculty and employees are allowed on campus. Transportation Service: As of April, families that request this service must continue with the same choice until the end of the school year. The service is provided under strict biosecurity protocols with a capacity of 50%. The routes are established by zones according to the groups for each day. Cafeteria Service: Preprimary and Primary students must bring two (2) snacks and a thermos from home. The Cafeteria Service is enabled for Middle and High School students, offering snacks, cold lunches, and drinks. Middle School students must purchase the service with advance payment for the entire period. We recommend that you review the specific information on this service found in the Cafeteria section of this document.
ACADEMIC OVERVIEW In this Phase III of the implementation of our Hybrid Learning Model, we are confidently addressing all those aspects that are important for the formation of our children and youth: the socio-emotional, the academic, and the physical. From that perspective, we ensure that both face-to-face and distance learning students have opportunities to meet their needs in addressing these three dimensions. With our on-going objective of gradually increasing attendance and maintaining the latest governmental regulations of one meter of distance between students inside the classrooms, we managed to increase the student capacity, taking into account the distribution of classrooms and the maximization of time on campus while following all biosecurity protocols to protect our Educational Community. For students who stay at home, depending on the academic section, asynchronous activities and the possibility of other synchronous moments are offered in parallel or simultaneously, considering their differing developmental stages. We recommend that you review the specific information for your academic section, which can be found in the next section of this document.
SPECIFIC ASPECTS ACADEMIC SECTIONS If you have any concerns, we recommend that you contact the academic section of your child (ren).
PREPRIMARY & PRIMARY FOCUS
In Phase III of the Hybrid Learning Model, the Preprimary and Primary Academic Sections are increasing attendance taking into account that simultaneity becomes particularly difficult at these ages and focus on the following aspects:
Learning and academic growth Emotional well-being Development of motor skills Increased face-to-face time with homeroom teachers and classmates to enhance social interactions
Students attend face-to-face classes with the following schedule:
El Nido (7:30 to 11:30 AM)
Nido 1: two (2) days a week, Tuesday and Thursday Nido 2 & Nido 3: four (4) days a week with the following fixed days: All the Groups: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Titiribíes & Búhos: Tuesday Tucanes & Pelícanos: Thursday
K4, K5 & 1° (7:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
Five (5) days a week, Monday through Friday
From Monday to Friday, children in the Distance Learning Model will join their classmates at school virtually.
SPECIFIC ASPECTS ACADEMIC SECTIONS PRIMARY SCHEDULE (7:30 AM to 12:00 PM) Grades 2, 3, 4 & 5
Students attend face-to-face classes five (5) days a week, Monday through Friday. From Monday to Friday, children in the Distance Learning Model will join their classmates at school virtually. They will have teachers and assistants assigned to their classes with time for check-ins in the afternoon with their homeroom teacher.
SPECIFIC ASPECTS ACADEMIC SECTIONS SECONDARY FOCUS
In secondary, from grades 6 to 12, due to space restrictions, the emphasis has been placed on maximizing time on campus and extending the day until 2:30 PM. Additionally, we will have in-person reinforcements Tuesday and Thursday for students attending school and virtual reinforcements Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. We will also offer face-to-face extracurricular activities from 2:30 to 4:30 PM, free of charge, to complement the academic program. In this phase, we are looking to provide all possible support to students who are having academic difficulties by permitting them to come to school all hybrid days if there is capacity in the classrooms. It is also a priority to allow students in grades 11 and 12 on campus four days a week due to the importance of their need to successfully complete key courses for their university future.
SPECIFIC ASPECTS ACADEMIC SECTIONS SECONDARY SCHEDULE
Students attend face-to-face classes with the following rotation:
Secondary (7:30 AM to 2:30 PM)
Grade 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10: Two (2) days a week, maintaining the current rotation (AA-BB Monday and Tuesday, or Thursday and Friday) At-risk students in Grades 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10: Four (4) days a week, depending on classroom capacity Grade 11 & 12: Four (4) days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) Academic Reinforcements: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 PM. Extracurricular Activities (optional at no cost): Two (2) days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday) from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. We recommend that you review the specific information on this program found in the next section of this document. All students attend live, synchronous classes and reinforcements in a distance learning model on Wednesdays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM to maintain the following: The academic schedule and rigor of the program. Advisory Sessions to support students socio emotionally and academically. Additional reinforcement for students struggling, academically.
Students in the Distance Learning Model will have daily, live synchronous classes and continue to follow the regular class schedule from Monday to Friday.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Face-to-Face for Secondary Students can participate in this program at no cost from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. Transportation Service is offered for students who require it. Registration opens in April. The activities offered are Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball and Physical Conditioning.
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10
Students can choose an activity and train during the two (2) days a week of the rotation (AA-BB) in which students attend face-to-face sessions on Campus (Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday).
Grades 11 & 12
Since students attend face-to-face classes four (4) days a week, they have the possibility to choose an activity and train for two (2) days a week, choosing between Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday.
For more information and registration, visit this link from our website.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Virtual for Preprimary & Primary This program continues during the months of April and May at no cost. The activities offered are Multisports, Dance up, Karate, and Cooking. For more information and registration, visit this link from our website.
CAFETERIA In Phase III, Cafeteria Service is offered for break and lunch for Secondary students, complying with the school's guidelines and biosecurity protocols. Break A variety of pastry products, baked goods, empanadas, creole potatoes with sauce, healthy food (cereal bars, peanuts, fruit, yogurt), and juices are being considered. Lunch A special nutritious and satisfying menu is offered packed in paper bags for fast delivery. Among the products offered are sandwiches (chicken salad, ham and cheese, shredded pork with BBQ sauce, roast beef, chicken fillet, turkey and cheese); wraps (chicken fillet and shredded meat with Thai sauce); hamburgers; burritos; sushi; breaded chicken fillet; gourmet salads; among others. The sandwiches are accompanied by a portion of vegetables or fruit, dessert, and a drink (juice or iced tea). Middle School Costs: Middle school students will have the option of acquiring a lunch package, which will be offered according to the number of face-to-face sessions from April until the end of May. This is needed to facilitate distribution in a timely way with all biosecurity protocols. This package includes 14 lunches ($10,800 each) for a total value of $150,000 for the period. Registration Parents who want their children to take this service must register by Friday, April 9 and cancel in advance so that students, with their identification, can receive their lunch at their designated lunch time. To register access the Data Updated Process Hub at the following link. High School Costs: Students must pay for their snack or lunch with their Paygo cards. The value of each Lunch is $10,800. If you have any concerns, you can email INCAFÉ.
BIOSECURITY PLAN The entire community may access the Biosecurity Plan Portal for more detailed information and the Biosecurity protocols that have been properly implemented. At this portal, you will also find the Cooperate for Life campaign, the Health Prevention Fundamentals, recommendations and videos for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Complying with preventive biosecurity measures at all times and places is an individual act that has an impact on the family, the school, and society. We must all be conscious of the “new normal” we are living through and understand the threats of infection, not only on Campus, but also when we are off campus, where there are possible interactions that can create needless risk during the face-to-face sessions and affect us all as a Community.
HEALTH & WELLNESS Continuous Monitoring Mandatory home stays and COVID-19 case reports are required for sick students and employees or those with health symptoms associated with COVID-19 or if they have been in contact with a suspected or confirmed case. Comply with the institutional traceability guidelines: Timely Report, Preventive Isolation and Delivery of complete and accurate information. The Medical Service must immediately inform the Secretary of Health if there is an outbreak of two or more people with symptoms. The symptomatic individual on campus will remain in isolation before he or she is returned home and will be provided with basic information about the management of their child’s condition.
COLLECTIVE COMMUNITY RESPONSIBILITY We must all maintain appropriate biosecurity behavior in our family, social, and school environment for the care of others. This conjuncture confirms the significance of modeling our values and the importance of our roles and responsibilities as a Community. The Bolivar values strengthen us: Respect: We will treat others as we like to be treated. Integrity: We will do the right thing even when nobody is watching us. Personal Best: We will put in our best effort. Curiosity: We will take every opportunity to learn with passion. Autonomy and Responsibility: We will make good decisions and be responsible for our actions. Sense of Bolivar Community: We will support each other. Social Commitment: We will be committed citizens, working for the benefit of society and the environment.
Cooperate for Life Collective Responsibility
Let's prioritize Self-Care
Let's minimize transmission
Stay home as much as possible Use a mask Wash your hands frequently
Let's not lower our guard at any time. The individual we least imagine could be infected with COVID-19.
Safe distance of 2 meters
Let's be Empathic
The responsibility belongs to EVERYONE
Let's identify and understand the reality of others. Someone in their home could be at risk. Our behavior towards biosecurity has an impact on others. We are all part of a Community!
Lower the risk of COVID-19 contagion for your family and our Community
Cooperate for Life 4 Keys to Self-care
Stay at home
Use a mask
as much as you can
to avoid infecting yourself and others
Wash your hands
with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, use gel with 70% alcohol
of 2 meters, avoid shaking hands, kissing and hugging
Lower the risk of COVID-19 contagion for your family and our Community
Be conscious of your decisions and actions that add up to slow down the spread of COVID-19
Timely Report When should I report? Appearance of Symptoms
• Tiredness • Muscle pain, headache, sore throat • Fever greater than 38°C • Stuffy nose • Recent loss of taste or smell • Cough • Trouble breathing • Vomiting or diarrhea
How to report?
Close Contact >15 min.
A risky situation when there is a close contact with a suspected or confirmed case
Acces www.colegiobolivar.edu.co Click on COVID-19 Case Report Fill out the form completely
The Biosecurity Response Team will get in contact for follow-up and to give the guidelines to handle the case
COVID-19 Case Report
Lower the risk of COVID-19 contagion for your family and our Community
FACE-TO-FACE SESSION REQUIREMENTS El Nido to Grade 12 Students Governmental Fill out the mandatory forms below for each of your children, in accordance with Circular No. 4143.010.22.2.1020.0003 of January 12, 2021. The following information is required: •Nit del Colegio Bolívar: 8903005394 •Nombre del Director: Joseph Nagy •Teléfono del Director: 4855050 Student and Family Identification Card: Fill this out only once, by entering the following link. Signs and Symptoms Family Form: Fill out daily at this link, prior to boarding the bus or entering the school. Valid Digital Health Passport: Update this document every 14 days through the Cali Mayor's Office platform.
FACE-TO-FACE SESSION REQUIREMENTS El Nido to Grade 12 Students Institutional Data Update: Choice and Authorization by parents or guardians informing the school of your preferred Learning Model (distance or hybrid), Transportation service, and Conditions Associated with COVID-19 Risk Comorbidities. The Transportation office will send the route schedules to the families. Health Status Form: Fill out this daily report of the health conditions of your child or children in PowerSchool, before boarding the bus or entering the school.
ATTENDANCE TO CAMPUS Allow our trained staff to check children’s temperature when entering the bus and the school. People who have a temperature equal to or greater than 37.5 degrees Celsius will not be allowed to enter. Maintain physical distancing in all areas of the campus (classrooms and green areas). Students must always stay with their cohort (goup) and in the established area. Respect the biosecurity signage established for pedestrian traffic in entrances and corridors. Mandatory use of a mask at all times (except when eating and in PE [when asked to remove it]). Masks should cover the nose and mouth, providing a barrier that minimizes the expulsion and ingress of droplets of saliva.
Let's assume our collective responsibility to keep the Bolívar Community protected and in good health!