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    Overview of Non-Traditional Instruction Differentiated Distance Learning: 

    Our late Superintendent, Manny Caulk often stated, "Victory is in the classroom." This is still a sentiment that we at ACE know to be true. While the way we serve your families may differ from our usual in-person classrooms, we are still here to meet the needs of your family. Here's what your family can expect from NTI 2DL: Differentiated Distance Learning:


    • Schools will use a common platform (Learning Management System) to deliver instruction: either Google Classroom or Canvas.
    • Schools will create a master “NTI-2DL” schedule that will be implemented consistently (daily, weekly, etc.).
    • Schools will implement clear communication protocols from school to home.

    Learning Experiences:

    • Teachers will focus on new learning and growth for every student.
    • Teachers will diagnose unfinished learning to identify gaps and determine individual needs for acceleration.
    • Students will have access to grade-appropriate learning from digital curriculum programs and district adopted curricula.
    • Teachers will provide strong instruction by implementing a distance learning framework that includes synchronous direct instruction and asynchronous guided learning to differentiate learning and facilitate deep engagement.
    • Teachers will administer ongoing formative assessments with timely feedback.


    • Teachers will have high academic expectations for all students.
    • Student learning will be assessed on an ongoing basis.
    • Families will receive regular documentation and reports on student participation, student mastery, and grades.


    The district offers technical assistance with FCPS email accounts and Chromebooks. The Student Tech Support line, (859) 381-4410, is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Translators are available.



Online meeting expectations for students: microphone and webcam off, don't record/take pictures of the screen, use chat box