Bringing Your Scholé Community Online
Online Learning with Scholé CommunitiesScholé Communities typically meet in person. However, here is your free guide to bringing your Homeschooling Community online.
This training guide offers practical advice for how to conduct a Scholé Community online while preserving community and restful learning. No doubt, this can be challenging but also a blessing to many who seek restful learning but cannot be physically present. We look forward to your feedback and questions!
In this training guide, you will learn how to bring your Scholé Community, or any homeschool community, online. Our goal is to help you and your families continue learning in community regardless of the current distance between us.
Liturgies for the Online Classroom
In this video, we talk about how to take the principles of scholé and the practice of creating liturgies for the classroom and apply them in an online setting.
In this training, we will talk straight about online safety, how to think about the online world, and how to lead your students and children to a responsible and wholesome online experience. In addition, we will share with you a helpful tool for monitoring and restricting your child’s online activity.
Q & A
This video is a Q & A session where we answer the questions the Scholé Communities sent us about bringing their communities online.
Tech Help: Zoom
Zoom is a fully-featured online classroom experience. You can do a lot of cool things with the platform. Visit their tutorial center to learn! Some of the topics you may want to explore are:
- Breakout Rooms
- Using the Whiteboard
- How to handle Zoom scheduling with large families (many people, few devices)
- Helpful Settings
Tech Help: Facebook Groups
In this training video we will show you how to set up a free Facebook Group for use in organizing online learning materials and community interaction. We will cover the following:
- How to set-up a Facebook Group as a learning environment.
- How to keep your Facebook Group Safe and Private
- How to Create and Use Topics
- How to Create and Use Units
- How to manage roles in the group So teachers can access all the right tools.
Tech Help: Canvas
In this training video, we will show you how to use Canvas in a simple, straight-forward way for your 7th-12th grade classes. In this video, you will learn:
- How to set up a course in Canvas for free.
- Settings for a simple user experience
- How to allow parents to “observe” their student
- Using Modules
- Understanding the kinds of Content you can share
- Student work submission
- Grades and Grading (If you do this in your group)
- Sending a student report to parents.