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Academic Resources for Students

Academic and social-emotional resources for students and families.

Technology Support for Students

Contact support@bettendorf.k12.ia.us. The email will be monitored during the school day by librarians and technology staff.


TV6 Cares: Learn United Quad Cities - Virtual Classroom
Weekdays @ 3 pm

KWQC is providing one-hour of teacher produced educational material each weekday through May. KWQC and United Way have partnered to bring educators from local districts together to make some basic decisions about the content, structure, and process for broadcasting educational activities to students. Each participating district has been assigned specific days to provide 60 minutes of educational content. This will air each weekday on Channel 6 at 3 pm. The lessons are also being rebroadcasted on Cozi TV at 8 am the next day.

The lesson schedule for each of the weeks:


  • Mondays - Pre-K to 2nd Grades
  • Tuesdays - 3rd to 5th Grades
  • Wednesdays - 6th to 8th Grades
  • Thursdays - 9th to 12th Grades
Fridays - Cultural Institutions (art, music, etc.)

Bettendorf Community School District teachers will be featured on Thursday, May 21st (Grades 6-8) and Monday, May 25th (Grades PreK-2). Please tune in and take advantage of this community effort to connect with students and families!



Special Education

Elementary


Grade level teams will continue to determine priority standards that will drive student learning through the remainder of the school closure. While the primary focus for learning is literacy and mathematics, science and social studies materials are also incorporated to support literacy. Student activities are presented in the form of Learning Boards with five activities within each subject area. These are offered as printed packets and online for those families with access to technology at home. Paper packets are available to parents through a pickup location at each elementary school or delivered as necessary. Teachers will continue communicating and providing feedback to students via phone calls, video conferencing, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Google classroom. Starting on April 20, 2020, these meetings will emphasize support for the new learning while maintaining social-emotional supports.


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Learning Boards for PK - 5th Grade Students

Week 10 June 1 - 5
Week 9 May 26 - 29
Week 8 May 18 - 27
Week 7 May 11 - 15
Week 6 May 4 - 8
Week 5 April 27 - May 1
Week 4 April 20 - 24
Week 3 April 13 - 17
Week 2
April 6 - 9
Week 1 March 30 - April 3

Middle School

At the start of each week, students will receive 5 instructional lessons and activities in language arts, math, science, social studies, and their specials (art, CTE, PE, music) that are aligned to 4th quarter priority standards. These instructional activities will be shared out through student emails and Google Classroom. Students who do not have internet access will be able to pick up paper versions in the main entryway of BMS or you may contact BMS at (563) 359-3686 ext 5000 to make an alternative plan for obtaining the material. Students are strongly encouraged to share their completed work with their content area teachers so that teachers can provide specific feedback. Most grade-level content areas are also providing the students and families with proficiency rubrics that students can use as a self-assessment and teachers will use to provide specific feedback. Additionally, teachers will continue communicating and providing feedback to students via phone calls, video conferencing, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Google classroom. Teachers will also use these virtual methods to meet in small groups to help with skill remediation.


6th Grade May 26 - June 5 | May 18 | May 11 | May 4 | April 27 | April 20 | April 13 | March 13
7th Grade May 26 - June 5 | May 18 | May 11 | May 4 | April 27 | April 20 | April 13 | March 13
8th Grade May 26 - June 5 | May 18 | May 11 | May 4 | April 27 | April 20 | April 13 | March 13

High School

Bettendorf High School is moving to a required educational services model effective Wednesday, April 15. The secondary level has 1:1 technology and every BHS student has access to a school-issued Chromebook. BHS has conducted an internet accessibility audit and continues to work to close any access gaps. More information is available on the BHS website.