Welcome to World Cultural Geography

This course covers the development of multicultural understanding and use of geographical concepts and skills to acquire information and systematically apply decision-making processes to real-life situations.  You will acquire an understanding of interrelationships between people and their environment.

ACT-SO INFORMATION - As of today, ACT-SO competition is on hold pending cancellation!

 

BEGINNING MONDAY, March 30, 2020

Good day students and parents:

Welcome to the 4th quarter of your World Cultural Geography class.  I am excited to be continuing this class with you in our new online classroom. This letter contains important and helpful information on how to get started.

ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM

We will be utilizing Edgenuity.com for this class. Edgenuity is a highly user-friendly, online, self-guided learning program! The Edgenuity online platform will provide a complete curriculum and instruction; with self-paced lessons and quizzes. Home-language support is embedded for English Language Learners. 

I am here to guide you through your class and answer your questions. Your assignments are auto-graded by the Edgenuity program. I will be posting those grades in the gradebook.

GRADING

Chapter/Unit Lessons and Quizzes/Tests

Your World Cultural Geography course will include online lessons lectures, practice activities and will end with a quiz. You must score 60% or higher on all quizzes/tests. I will enter your score into the gradebook. Edgenuity will assign your next lesson.

For consistency purposes, all Edgenuity courses have been set to a fourth quarter segment. Students have been in class ¾ of the school year. Some material may be repeated and reinforced while other content may be new.

OFFICE HOURS FOR STUDENT/ PARENT CONTACT

 

My office hours are 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. During this time, I will be logged on and available to support you; primarily communicate with you via email.

I am here and HAPPY to help guide you through the course, so please let me know what I can do to make this a successful journey.

MY CONTACT INFO

1.) Email: gaineys@okaloosaschools.com

2.) Phone: 850-833-3614

INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOLLOWING – PLEASE

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HOW TO FIND, LOG IN, & GET STARTED- EDGENUITY

1.) Log onto your device, go to the district website: www.Okaloosaschools.com

 

2.) Go to the Student’s Classlink page and find the Edgenuity icon. Click on Icon and set up student account. Please make sure you use your district email.

3.) When you log in, you will have access to your course lessons. You will begin with your first set of lessons and be prompted, with detailed instructions, on how to submit your assignments. You will work through lessons at your own pace.

As we journey through this uncharted territory, let’s remember that you are not alone—we are working through this TOGETHER!

WE CAN DO THIS!!!

 

 Ms. Gainey

 

How to Connect a Chromebook to the Internet - IN ENCLISH

• Directions may vary depending on your home internet. Call (850) 897-2966 for assistance.
• Turn the Chromebook on. • In the bottom-right corner of the screen, click into the area with the Wi-Fi symbol • You'll see local Wi-Fi networks that are available. • Select your network from the available list and enter the password. • NOTE: If you do not currently have internet service but have requested it, you will not be able to connect until that process has been completed.
Additional help videos and instructions will be posted on our website www.okaloosaschools.com including how to use student email, and how to access your coursework.
 
IN SPANISH -Cómo conectar un Chromebook al Internet
● Las instrucciones pueden variar según el Internet de su hogar. Llame al (850) 897-2966 para asistencia.
● Enciende el Chromebook. ● En la esquina inferior derecha de la pantalla, haga clic en el área con el símbolo de Wi-Fi ● Verá las redes Wi-Fi locales que están disponibles. ● Seleccione su red de la lista disponible e ingrese la contraseña. ● NOTA: Si actualmente no tiene servicio de Internet pero lo ha solicitado, no podrá conectarse hasta que se haya completado el proceso.
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