Distance Learning for Families

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Distance Learning Guide for Families

In addition to providing resources to guide your support of learning at home, the Family Distance Learning Guide highlights key topics and expectations around distance learning. 

Family Link

Can't find the answer to your question? Use SFUSD's Family Link!

Email: familylink@sfusd.edu

Submit a request: familylink.sfusd.edu

Call: (415) 340-1716 (Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm)

Free 1:1 Tech Support from SF EdFund

In collaboration with SFUSD, the SF Education Fund Circle the Schools team recruited numerous tech volunteers to provide one-on-one phone or video support to answer basic questions around Zoom, Google Meet, Google Classroom, and Seesaw. This opportunity is available for both teachers and families, and they have volunteers that speak multiple languages (including Vietnamese, Spanish, and Cantonese).

Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment at: https://booking.appointy.com/en-US/volunteertechsupport/bookings/service

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Instructional Minutes

At John Muir Elementary School, as with all elementary schools in SFUSD and throughout California, the minimum number of instructional minutes required during distance learning is as follows:

Kindergarten: 180 minutes

1st-3rd Grade: 230 minutes

4th-5th Grade: 240 minutes

SFUSD Family Technology Webinars

To support distance learning this fall, the SFUSD Department of Technology is partnering with the City and County of San Francisco and the San Francisco Public Library to provide Family Technology webinars to our families to help them support their students' basic technical needs throughout distance learning.  

 For more details visit sfusd.edu/family-webinars.