100%online
  • 100% Online Home Learning Model

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    Jan. 20, 2021 

  • In the 100% Online Home Learning Option, what can we expect? How much interaction will our student have with a BISD teacher?

  • How will BISD teachers provide instruction to students enrolled in this educational model?

  • If I select online-only for my child, can I change my mind later and have my child enroll in-person school?

  • My child will participate in the 100% online home option. Will he have a cohort of BISD peers to interact with online?

  • With the 100% online home option, will my child be assigned a grade-level teacher from his/her school?

  • Will my child’s teacher be grade-level qualified?

  • Will students' designated teachers provide expectations, learning targets, plans and deadlines and occasional check-ins to make sure students stay on track? Will the teacher contact parents if a student is falling behind and/or stuck?

  • If I select the BISD’s 100% online home option, will my student be assigned a principal and school counselor?

  • How will students select their classes? Will guidance be given by counselors/special ed staff?

  • If a student selects 100% online, can they participate in after school activities and sports?

  • Are classes like BHS band available for Edgenuity students?

  • How will students with special education be served in the 100% online model?

  • Will grading practices return to how they were prior to COVID? Is it the same for both learning options?

  • Can the students who are participating in the 100% online home model receive meals?

  • Will those students who are participating in 100% online cover more ground?

  • Will 100% online students participate in standardized testing?

  • Will the 100% online Edgenuity option be available for BISD students worldwide?

  • Can a student partially enroll in Edgenuity and partially in the hybrid option?

  • If my student enjoys the program, can they continue with it even if schools fully reopen? This year and in future years?

  • My student is involved with the El Velero Spanish Immersion Program. Can I select the 100% online option?

  • Will students who select the 100% online home learning model be able to participate in a graduation ceremony?

  • Can high school students who select the 100% online home learning model remain in honor society?

  • Will 8th graders who select 100% online home learning be able to participate in Eighth Grade Banquet (if there is one)?

  • Why should I enroll my student in BISD’s 100% online option when there are other programs available?