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The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together

The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together

Home Learning

Home Learning

 

Now that children are back in school our Home Learning page is currently less relevant.  However, we have found Edmodo a useful tool for home learning and have decided to continue to use this platform for children’s homework. This will help children remain confident should remote learning be necessary in the future. Class teachers will also use Edmodo for communicating their weekly timetable and curriculum maps will be available to view here on the school website - click here to find the relevant class page.

 

 

 

 

Frequently Answered Questions regarding Edmodo or Numbots Home Learning

 

  1. Do I log in as a student or as a parent?                                                                                  Please log in with your child's name, using the class codes you were given in your Home Learning books.  Once you have done this, you can link yourself as a parent to your child. 

  2. Who do I contact if I have a problem?                                                                                 Please call or email the school office.  Please do not contact teacher's directly as they are busy planning lessons, marking and assessing content of work.  The OPS team will be able to help you.

  3. I do not have a printer so how do I complete work and upload it for teachers to see and mark?                                                                                                                           Please use the exercise books you were given, remembering to name and date the top of page.  When the activity is complete, please take a photograph of the page, ensuring that all the work is clear and legible and upload the photo.           

  4. How do I upload work onto the site?                                                                                  Please upload your completed work to the notification of the assignment. Please remember to save your documents before uploading, some documents have been uploaded blank and it is possible this is the cause. Saving and closing down the document before uploading it may prevent this from happening. If you have problems uploading, please check your settings and make sure that Edmodo is a trusted site.

  5. How can we reduce the notifications that appear on the home page and eliminate 'SPAM' type messaging?                                                                                                           Teachers will soon be setting up distinct areas on the class pages to separate the work from  the chat.  It is important for the well being of the children to keep in touch with each other and so appropriate communication is to be encouraged.  The separate areas will enable teachers, parents and pupils to follow threads and comment. 

  6. For best results we recommend accessing the Edmodo site via a desktop or a laptop computer.  It is possible to access using a phone or tablet, but some Microsoft applications don't launch very well from there.

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