Distance Learning for Families

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SFUSD Family Webinars

SFUSD Webinars: Accessing SFUSD Technology Apps (ParentVUE, Clever, Google Suite, and Zoom.)

All sessions are 5:30 - 6:30pm

Upcoming Dates:
Monday, October 19
Wednesday, October 21

Go to https://www.sfusd.edu/family-webinars 10 minutes before the webinar begins. A link to the YouTube livestream will appear on the page.

Webinar Details
Four family members: two adults and two children completing homework

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. Some critical information from the guide is in the FAQ. You are encouraged to read the guide.


Family Distance Learning Guide

SF Loves Learning

How to watch SF Loves Learning:

On KTVU Plus on TV, Monday through Friday from 2 PM to 3PM:

Broadcast Channel - 36
AT&T - 1006
Comcast - 6 / 706
DirectTV - 36
DISH - 36
WAVE - 92 / 201

On the SFUSD website:

SFUSD will also post each episode on the same day it is airing on the SFUSD YouTube Channel by 2 p.m., which will be linked from the SFUSD website. You can find all past episodes on the SFUSD website:

Mr. Stephen, Drama Teacher at TCS, will be teach Drama on SF Loves Learning on the following dates:
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9

Mrs. Thompson, Librarian at TCS, will have a LIVE Storytime on SFUSD Loves Learning on the following dates:

September 28th

October 5th

October 14th

SFUSD Ready4Learning

For TK-2nd Grade Families

SFUSD is pleased to offer a free text messaging service called Ready4Learning for TK through 2nd grade families. Ready4Learning sends tips to family members to use with their children. SFUSD is working with ParentPowered to provide this service to SFUSD families.

Here is a link to Frequently Asked Questions related to Ready4Learning:


Ready4Learning is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Arabic.

Questions? Contact SFUSD’s Student and Family Resource Link via email at familylink@sfusd.edu or call at 415-340-1716.

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/volunteertechsupport. Appointments are available. 

More information in multi-languages.

SF EdFund 1:1 Tech Support Flyer


Instructional Minutes

At Tenderloin Community 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

Family Link

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

Email: familylink@sfusd.edu

Submit a request: familylink.sfusd.edu

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