Dear Students and Parent/Guardians,

Parkside Middle School will begin a transition to Canvas, a student  learning management system, beginning on Monday, May 4th.  Canvas will allow students to access each of their unique set of classes and find their course content in one location.  Canvas Student Apps can be downloaded by clicking the following links: download for Apple, download for Android Parent and student resources, as well as direct links to the Canvas webpage, can be found on the PWCS Instructional Technology page by clicking here While we at Parkside are excited about using Canvas, we understand that it will be a learning process for teachers, students, and families.  We are here to help and excited to learn and grow together! 

 

Sincerely,

Parkside Middle School Staff  

 

Estimados estudiantes y padres / tutores,

 

La Escuela Parkside Middle comenzará una transición a Canvas, un sistema de gestión de aprendizaje estudiantil, a partir del lunes 4 de mayo. Canvas permitirá a los estudiantes acceder a cada una de sus clases  y encontrar el contenido de su curso en una ubicación. Las aplicaciones para estudiantes de Canvas se pueden descargar haciendo clic en los siguientes enlaces: descargar para Apple, descargar para Android. Los recursos para padres y estudiantes, así como los enlaces directos a la página web de Canvas, se pueden encontrar en la página de Tecnología Educativa de PWCS haciendo clic aquí. Si bien en Parkside estamos entusiasmados con el uso de Canvas, entendemos que será un proceso de aprendizaje para maestros, estudiantes y familias. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar y emocionados de aprender y crecer juntos!

Sinceramente,

 

Personal de Parkside Middle School

Prince William County Schools will be moving to a new virtual learning system called Canvas. You can find everything you need to be a successful Parkside Panther there!

Here's how it works...

1. When it is time to do school work, you will head to office365.pwcs.edu (Links to an external site.) using Google Chrome or Firefox as your web browser. Make sure you are signed in with your full email address and your correct password.
2. Once you sign in you will click on the waffle. Silly name isn't it? It looks like this Waffle
3. Then click on the Canvas button. It looks like this Waffle. You will find all your classes in one place! Cool, huh?
4. To do work for Ms. Hutchison's Language Arts class, make sure you click on Dashboard. It looks like this Dashboard.
5. Then, find our class. It will look like something like this  or this Class Pic.PNG.
6. Next, click on Modules. It looks like this Modules.
7. Finally, take a look at this week's module. Always start with the Video and Choice Board. Then start working!









Week of 4/27/2020: 4th quarter is the perfect time for us to work on building our reading, writing, grammar and review content skills!  We want to make sure we are keeping our skills sharp for 7th grade.  Please select from the optional assignments below for your 90 minutes of Language Arts activity.  As always, if you have any questions email me at hutchise@pwcs.edu or call my office phone during school hours at (703)-596-3864.




Click here for the video update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq8Y7r8XIJE