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B2S Learning Support Centers: Promising Practices - Shared screen with speaker view
Kaiti Jones
30:59
hi! Kaiti jones from boys & girls clubs of boston. Turntables by Janelle Monae
Eggy Coll
31:03
Eggy Coll
Ebony Holloway
31:08
Hello Ebony Holloway here from Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth- Follow me is my favorite old school song
Alisha Harrison
31:09
@ Sarah which version of life is a highway?
Eggy Coll
31:17
Noro Morales - Vitamina
Dan Gould
31:17
viva la vida is my go to
Vicki Lee
31:27
Remote Learning Centers
Simone McCune
31:27
Learning Partners
Lisa Lindsay-Mondoro
31:30
E-Learning Support Centers
Amanda Larson
31:30
Remote Learning Support
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
31:31
Community Learning Hub
Ebony Holloway
31:34
Remote Learning Clubs
Mike Hackett
31:34
The Club Learning Hub
Chad Campbell
31:36
distance learning center
Deborah Colston
31:38
Virtual Learning Hub
Stephanie Delgado
31:38
Learning pod and support centers
Gregory Reinholt
31:42
Virtual School @ the Club!
Brendan McDonald
31:43
Learning Hub/Pod
Alisha Harrison
31:46
Education Enrichment
Bert Garcia
31:48
pods
Danielle Zukowski
31:50
Remote Learning Club or Learning Pod Club
Alisha Harrison
31:54
We have a hybrid so it’s not all virtual
Austin Peletta
31:59
Pods at the club
Kristin Rhuda
32:00
We've been calling them learning pods but the staff want to change the name! lol.
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
32:03
Rascal
Alisha Harrison
32:09
Nice @Sarah!
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
32:21
from Cars movie lol
Brendan McDonald
32:47
Katyann, what's your song?
Chrissy Chen
34:29
bit.ly/BGCABTS
Katyann Farrar
34:31
Brendan, I’ll tell you when you’re older
Chrissy Chen
35:48
programbasicsplanner.com/back/
Chrissy Chen
36:18
or here's a direct link:
Chrissy Chen
36:19
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/BoysGirlsClubsofAmerica1@BGCA.org/bookings/
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
38:19
Love the Club Academy name
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
38:34
O-biss-po
Eva Stapleton
38:36
Hello from Bay Mills, MI
Jean Goodwin-Grisham
40:18
Hi all from B&GC of Tarrant County (Texas). We are doing onsite and virtual programming. Our on-site support is being called "Back 2 Basics" Learning Centers".
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
43:02
Yes!
John Montes
43:57
Excellent list- can we get a copy? Thanks, Michael!
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
44:01
Thank you Michael Vuong! Keep up the Good Work!!!!
Deborah Colston
44:56
Thank you!
Dan Gould
45:03
thanks so much!
shauna best
45:16
Michael, this is awesome! Thank you for sharing!
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
45:27
Thank you this is helpful, excellent
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
45:31
Doing great things in the Tenderloin! Thank you for your service!
Harry Duvall
45:34
Great Michael ! Thx.
Fairy ChamVillaroman
45:59
thank you for sharing, Michael
Averie Anderson
46:00
We have stayed away from using the word pod as it can be triggering to those who have been affected by the jail/prison system.
Jean Goodwin-Grisham
46:07
Great info and love the pics - thanks for sharing Michael!
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
46:31
mvuong@kidsclub.org - feel free to reach out if more support or questions are needed as well...we're all in this together
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
50:24
Yes!
Catherine Burgess
52:13
Yes we are...thank you
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
52:55
@Averie that’s a good point I did not consider. Thank you for sharing
ERIC DAVIS
53:00
This is a great behavior measurement system!!
Nadine Martinez
53:18
Thank You Michael!
Chrissy Chen
57:31
Freckle.comGoNoodle.com
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
57:37
Great information thank you
Chrissy Chen
57:40
Bit.ly/COLDLR
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
57:52
*Shameless plug* - our YouTube channel with videos made by staff, including tons of "how to" art videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAG48Kl0y3jyaGWpAtzrgg
Dan Gould
58:32
this is all super helpful, thank you so much
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
58:55
Thank you!! Good stuff
Katrina Grella
59:27
Where in the chat is the distance learning agreement document?
Andrea Howard
59:34
it’s more than two decades old
Kristin Rhuda
59:40
do you guys have an attendance policy? Because spots are limited we are considering becoming more strict if kids miss days
Simone McCune
59:53
Back Pocket Handbook probably 20 years old. Still good stuff!
Eric` Rivas
01:00:00
This is great! Any chance you can email me this recording? erivas@bgcb,org
Stephanie Delgado
01:00:59
we have that youth need to commit to attend 3-4 days out of the week. If they don’t a call is made to parents. After second time missing, we replace the youth with another one on our waiting list.
Nadine Martinez
01:01:27
learning happens everyday and in different environments. is time to look at education and learning with a different lens.
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
01:01:34
@kristin - we are asking families to come everyday and to contact us if they can't..."okay" reasons to stay home will range and all is virtually okay, we just want to make sure there is good communication
Kristin Rhuda
01:01:51
thanks stephanie and michael!
Chrissy Chen
01:02:27
An important thing to consider for attendance policies is that you want to avoid creating any incentive structures that would discourage a family from keeping their child home if they're sick. Especially right now, it's important that families know that keeping a sick child home won't result in them losing their space once the child recovers.
Eric` Rivas
01:02:38
Where do you find the backpack playbook?
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:03:03
Families don’t feel comfortable yet with their children being out of the home, especially based on their culture and if they feel targeted by COVID (aka our Asian/SE Asian families)
Kristin Rhuda
01:03:06
yes chrissy, keeping them home for being sick is imperative!
Stephanie Delgado
01:03:18
@chrissy… we consider excused and unexcused absences based on communication from parents.
Chrissy Chen
01:05:02
makes sense!
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:05:13
I should have said targeted due to covid*
Chrissy Chen
01:05:22
Here's a link to backpocket program hints for the learning center
Chrissy Chen
01:05:24
https://www.bgca.net/Programs/ProgramDocuments/BPPH_for_Learning_Center_ALL.pdf
Chrissy Chen
01:05:34
padlet.com/cchen93
Catherine Burgess
01:05:42
Thank you Chrissy
Chrissy Chen
01:05:43
sorry! here it is: padlet.com/cchen93
Chrissy Chen
01:06:04
or here's a direct link
Chrissy Chen
01:06:05
https://padlet.com/cchen93/b302carupkxdexgc
Eric` Rivas
01:10:44
Thank you.
Jessica Bullock
01:14:53
kids just "refusing" to go to school
Stacey Tamai
01:15:03
breakout sessions are not ideal for youth who do not transition well
Jessica Bullock
01:15:09
yes ma'am
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:15:22
Not having communication between the teachers and parents
shauna best
01:15:22
not logging in to virtual classroom, they say they cant get in...
Kate Toci
01:15:23
Kids completely shutting down: tears, and defeated attitude- not wanting to get back to the class because of this feeling
Liliana Lozano
01:15:28
member being defiant of safety policies (wearing mask, social distancing)
Cannel Cole
01:15:42
Using their breaks and distracting others kids who are not on break
Max Fenster
01:15:46
students misusing the mic and/or camera intentionally to get kicked out of class
Isiah Perry
01:15:51
Homework that requires equipment or supplies members don't have access to
shauna best
01:15:52
taking extra long breaks
Stacey Tamai
01:15:53
changing passwords every week and youth not having the new password
Tiare Kekauoha
01:15:54
Kids giving up on putting the work in because of tech difficulties and no real opportunities to connect with friends
Max Fenster
01:17:05
provide alternative activities for youth as breaks from class
Stacey Tamai
01:17:16
Visual picture schedules
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
01:17:17
brain breaks!
Chrissy Chen
01:17:18
It's helpful to check for understanding - sometimes youth don't understand what they're expected to do
Shanitrice Davis
01:17:20
Strong Family relationships, movement breaks, snack
shauna best
01:17:27
the students wou
Sadie Hunter
01:17:29
We have had success with helping students name emotions independently using their own mood meters
John Montes
01:17:31
fidgets for kids to use during school time
Sophia Evanoff
01:17:40
I think it has been super helpful to do introductions of our teams members through fun videos!!
Dan Gould
01:18:16
Sophia that's a great idea
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
01:19:11
being okay with not knowing, with not understanding
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
01:19:22
we're all in this together
Kristin Rhuda
01:19:56
michael, totally agree with that one! being a little vulnerable
Simone McCune
01:20:06
Michael-yes!
Chrissy Chen
01:20:31
for inclusion -- https://www.bgca.net/Programs/Pages/Embracing-Inclusion.aspx
Chrissy Chen
01:21:01
many of those trainings are available on http://slu.csod.com/
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:23:21
Yes!
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
01:25:51
Thank you Kate!
Tiare Kekauoha
01:26:00
Thank you
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
01:26:20
Thank you
Dan Gould
01:26:35
Thank you
shauna best
01:26:35
OMG chock full! Thank you, Kate E.
Harry Duvall
01:28:43
Great, thx Kate
Vicki Lee
01:28:56
Great information! Thanks so much!
Kaiti Jones
01:29:31
can you share the link again to the recording ?
Tracey Bullock
01:29:43
thank you
Saron Kindle
01:29:44
great information thank you so much!
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:29:52
Thank you very much!
Dan Gould
01:29:57
thank you
Kristin Rhuda
01:30:32
Anyone have any technical difficulties with bandwith with all the kids on google classroom or zoon at once?
Liliana Lozano
01:30:40
regarding alternative activities to provide youth during breaks- are there any available through bgca (power hour?)
Sarah Smith-Ruiz
01:31:20
Again thank you Melissa Jordan Raleigh Red Shield Club
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:31:54
Some schools are providing their students with hot spots
Chrissy Chen
01:32:37
for alternative activites, I'd recommend MyFuture.Net
Tiare Kekauoha
01:32:51
@Liliana I think Bgca has a playbreaks source available
Susan Ciavolino
01:32:53
yes, Liliana! go to the padlet and look at tutoring resources. all links are there.
Nadine Martinez
01:33:13
What is the ideal youth to adult ratio? Keeping in mind different ages, grades and schools, and different curriculum and learning approaches/expectations?
Tiare Kekauoha
01:33:56
Our schools provide hotspots available for kids that need it, maybe the schools may have some available for you
Stacey Tamai
01:35:05
Create binders with copies for each group for staff to use
Susan Ciavolino
01:35:13
has anyone put kids into family groups?
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:35:43
Yes we were required to keep family members in the same group. That presents its own challenges
Kristin Rhuda
01:35:51
Hi susan, yes we did that over the summer
Stacey Tamai
01:36:15
Staff have created a schedule chart for each group to keep track of times of lunches for all the youth in their group
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:36:21
Related to what Michael says we do velcro boards so we know who is where in their cohort for the day
Mark DaCruz
01:36:35
did you find that there was actual time during the leaning/school time to provide a club experience with our programs? or did you do it at the end of the learning day?
Kamilah Washington
01:36:56
Color coded bracelets
erin ferrara
01:37:20
Good idea K
Dan Gould
01:37:21
We're working on a big communal board for all the kids in our individual space to be able to put their dates for tests/papers/ classes etc, so
Brendan McDonald
01:37:41
Good idea Kamilah!
Kristin Rhuda
01:37:52
I like the idea about designating when kids are in live classes versus self directed learning
Stacey Tamai
01:38:20
We are grouping (less than 10) per 1 staff keeping siblings together and by grades
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:38:36
We do no more than 10 in each group with at least 1 staff but can have up to 2. Depends on capacity of the space. We plan to keep schools together to keep it as much like a school experience as possible
Cannel Cole
01:40:14
In greater Washington its 8-9 students and 1 staff. per room. The admittance numbers are preset according to building/room size and CDC guidelines. Each group is according to their age/grade
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:41:00
Scheduled hand washing and safety breaks
Matt Fernandez
01:41:19
One person per computer, all computers get sanitized after use during transition time
shauna best
01:41:45
Our students bring their own chromebooks
Katrina Grella
01:41:55
Currently, we have 4 staff for approximately 25 members. And our building is with a total of 130.
Stacey Tamai
01:41:57
staff use gloves and change gloves when touching youth's devices
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:42:03
@Shauna do you have them clean it prior to coming into the Club?
shauna best
01:42:39
No... we haven't done that they just wash or sanitize their hands
Katrina Grella
01:43:02
For members to know how long to wash their hands, we have them sing the happy birthday song. It keeps their energy up too!
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:43:59
@Kate do you use the mister bottles or what do you put it in?
Cannel Cole
01:44:30
We've been getting items for each kid to keep if the items used cannot be sanitized.
Tracey Bullock
01:45:03
We covered our laptops with saran wrap and changed them after every use. We provided color coded lanyards and every child had their own personal bin of supplies including their own hand sanitizer.
Shawn Osborn, BGCGW
01:46:25
We conduct daily Safety meetings during summer camp and will continue.
Tiare Kekauoha
01:46:59
Any suggestions for clubs doing full virtual to assist with recruitment/ retention and engagement with members?
Alisha Harrison (Lowell MA)(she/her)
01:47:15
There has to be a balance to because there is a fear with some of our kids that covid is everywhere and everyone is going to get sick
Kate Toci
01:47:31
Just a little bit of hydrogen peroxide to disinfect the inside of the spray bottle and then fill the bottle with rubbing alcohol (at least 70%). The higher the percent of rubbing alcohol the stronger the smell, so you can also put a few drops of essential oils in there if you wish. Make sure your spray bottle has a mist spray. And be careful- this is highly flammable and you will need to label the bottle with what you put in there (you can’t have a blank bottle filled with clear liquid…it’s a safety hazard)
Susan Ciavolino
01:47:34
Is staff burnout an issue? how do you address?
Stacey Tamai
01:50:13
Checking in with every staff more than once a day asking specific questions
Stacey Tamai
01:50:22
And, chocolate!
Kamilah Washington
01:51:09
Schedule in half days
Tiare Kekauoha
01:51:48
We do staff “play” breaks; each staff or staff pairing has the opportunity to run a different game or activity on staff Fridays
Susan Ciavolino
01:51:50
yes on chocolate
shauna best
01:52:00
kate… what was the app?
Stacey Tamai
01:52:03
Staff Highlights of the Week in staff lounge such as Ms. Becca breakdaning with youth, Ms. Carolina doing yoga with the kinders
Kate Toci
01:52:31
Team Reach- it’s a free app that you can post pics, messages, polls, etc.
shauna best
01:52:48
Thank you!
Katrina Grella
01:53:51
I wanted to thank every one of you for your time. You all are truly doing amazing work and please know that what you do is appreciated, loved, and valued!!
Cannel Cole
01:57:21
reach out to the school and get a social media page
Tracey Bullock
01:58:35
Great info! Thank you!
Michael Vuong - BGCSF
02:02:09
mvuong@kidsclub.org
Eva Stapleton
02:02:13
Thank you so much!
Patricia Ganski
02:02:29
Thanks!
Fairy ChamVillaroman
02:02:31
Thank you for great session!
Krishna Foran
02:03:13
Great Info, Thank you!
Tiare Kekauoha
02:03:58
We are FULL virtual and not able to go back, thank you for the on-site suggestions. If you have any suggestions for all virtual please share, even if its next time. thanks
Dan Gould
02:04:12
Thanks everyone
Kelly Lawler
02:04:26
Thank you!
Tiare Kekauoha
02:04:28
thanks
Anders Olson
02:04:32
Thank you!
Saron Kindle
02:04:34
thank you!
Chrissy Chen
02:04:52
Hi Tiare, if you weren't part of the Facilitating Virtual Learning session, I'd recommend watching the recording!