Online Options for 2020/2021

  Information  

CDLS, working with CEL, has developed three options, based on existing available programs for remote/online learning support and professional development, to give school districts choices that provide their students access to online content/curriculum that can be supported locally in schools and online.

To assist districts in their planning for the fall we have developed a number of planning documents and a planning check list to help determine needs. You can also click here for a video overview of all three options.

How to GET STARTED

  1. View each option below, and click the Learn More button or scroll down page for complete details, including course lists and costs.
     
    In all options, students remain enrolled in their home school district and take courses online. Districts remain in control of student registrations and in granting credit, based on local grading policies. School districts may choose to participate in any or all options. Complete the worksheets included in the details below to help determine which option or options would support your district.

  2. Go through the Planning Checklist

  3. Fill out the Needs Survey

  4. For Options 1 and 2 - Contact CDLS to setup site coordinator and log-ins for registration. Contact: AshleyDalton@coloradodls.org

  5. For Option 3 - Contact CDLS to setup process for teacher & student course access. Contact: GinRandolph@coloradodls.org 

Click Here for information on how to access course demos                                         Click Here to see complete list of CDLS Contacts

-Summary of Options-

Supplemental
online learning

This option is currently part of the supplemental program offered by CDLS.

 

  • Fully asynchronous online courses supported by CDLS instructors who are Colorado licensed. (6-12 Courses)
     

  • Support solution based on individual student needs. (i.e. a student needs a course that the district may not be able to support locally like AP Calculus, Physics. Spanish, etc.)
     

  • HS/MS 6-12 courses: $100 per student/course/semester
      

  • K-5 Elementary courses: 
    -Instructor cost is $150 per student/semester
    -Access to courses is $150 for each elementary student. This includes full year access to ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, and PE content. 

Co-teaching EXPANDED OPTIONS

This option is currently part of the supplemental program offered by CDLS.
 

  • Provides fully asynchronous K-12 online courses supported by a CDLS instructor who is Colorado licensed.
     

  • Provides support to local teachers who need to teach fully online courses but who may have limited time and experience to provide multiple online course options or levels (i.e. one math teacher who teaches grades 6-12 with 6-9 preparations).
      

  • This option can also support a local teacher with limited experience to teach online.
     

  • Provides an experienced CDLS online instructor who can mentor and work with the local instructor to help them support multiple courses and levels and who can assist in expanding the online instruction skills of the local teacher.
     

  • HS/MS 6-12 courses: $50 per student/course/semester
     

  • K-5 Elementary courses: $50 per student/semester plus $150 for each elementary student seat (i.e. all grade level courses available to 1 student). Note: the $150 elementary student seat cost is for the entire school year.

Access to Digital Content & Professional Development

This option supports districts and teachers who want their teachers to be responsible for online instruction.
 

  • Provides local teachers access to fully K-12 online ready courses that the local teacher can use to teach online.
     

  • CDLS will provide the teacher/district access to an LMS to deliver the online course(s). 
     

  • Access to Learning Management System - $250 per teacher account per year.
     

  • MS/HS core courses have no per-student charge and no limitation on how many students can access the courses.
     

  • AP, Elective, CTE, and World Language courses are available upon request at $20 per student per year.  (Year-long all access to these courses.)

  • Credit Recovery courses - $25 per course registration per year

  • K-5 courses are available in the CDLS K-5 Catalog at a cost $150 for each student seat loaded in CDLS LMS per year. (I.e. all grade level courses available to 1 student). (Year-long all access to elementary courses.)
      

  • Optional Support - Online teacher mentor/per teacher/semester - $500

Option 1: Supplemental Online Learning

 

This option provides access to online coursework for students. A school district can enroll one student, enroll a group of students, or use the course list for electives or options for students. This option allows students to access courses that the district cannot support locally. (I.e. AP, Concurrent, CTE, STEM, Electives, etc.)

CDLS PROVIDES

  • Access to over 200 K-12 online courses

  • Access to Single Sign On (SSO) portal and Learning Management System (LMS)

  • All courses taught by licensed Colorado teachers

  • Registration and tech support to students

  • Just-in-timing training provided so school district personnel can effectively use embedded support tools and monitor student progress

  • Summer school program available

  • Supported by funds provided by the state legislature and a registration fee

DISTRICT PROVIDES

  • District provides student access to necessary technology, including Internet access.

  • District provides a site coordinator(s) to monitor student progress locally and to approve proper student placement.

COURSES

COST

MS/HS (6-12)

  • $100/student/course/semester
     

  • This option includes a CDLS instructor as the lead instructor and access to all courses available from CDLS.

  

Elementary K-5

  • $150 for each student loaded in CDLS LMS.
      

  • Cost is for year-long access to ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, and PE content.
     

  • $150 for online teacher per student/semester

 

Option 2: Co-Teaching Expanded Options

This option provides a model where a local teacher will co-teach the course with an online CDLS teacher. This option allows districts to expand course options for students utilizing local teachers as instructors and coaches in areas where the district may be limited by size, teacher shortages, and capacity of local teachers to support multiple preparations/courses.

CDLS PROVIDES

  • Same components as Option 1, plus . . .

  • CDLS teacher will work with local teacher to provide a positive learning environment for students.

  • Can provide a student orientation to help ‘jump start’ their activity and comfort level in the online course

  • Teachers will work together to develop scope and sequence, student assignments, embedded supports, and roles that each teacher will play in the course.

  • Supports local teachers in transition to remote/online learning with just-in-time support and professional development

  • Supported by funds provided by the state legislature and a registration fee

DISTRICT PROVIDES

  • Same components as Option 1 plus...

  • District provides local teacher who will co-teach course(s) with online CDLS teacher.

COURSES

COST

MS/HS (6-12)

  • $50/student/course/semester

  

Elementary K-5

  • $150 for each student seat loaded in CDLS LMS. (i.e. all grade level courses available to 1 student)
      

  • Cost is for year-long access to courses.
     

  • $50 for online teacher per student/semester to support district teacher

 

Option 3: Access to Digital Content & Professional Development

This option provides a model where districts provide local teachers access to and use of digital online curriculum/courses.

 

Districts also have access to free consulting services (in the areas of Strategic Planning, Policy Creation, Program Launch, etc.) as well as online courses through iLearn Collaborative.

CDLS PROVIDES

Depending on the needs of the school district, you can:
 

  • Use CDLS available content in a LMS provided by CDLS with a custom domain structure.

  • Use just-in-time training in Introduction to Remote Learning, Online Assessment Tools, Using OER content, Using a Learning Management System, Student Engagement in an Online World, Social Emotional Learning Online.

  • Support online transition by providing access to a student orientation.
     

District will be charged a per teacher subscription fee based on number of teachers accessing digital content.

 

Additional support will be provided to rural and small rural districts to help the move to an online environment.

DISTRICT PROVIDES

  • List of teacher(s) who will have access to online curriculum.

  • Local technology support for own LMS. 

  • Local student support structure (i.e.mentors, coaches).

  • Student access to necessary technology (computers, internet access, etc.).

COURSES

Online courses from CDLS are available and limited to those in the CDLS core MS/HS course catalog. There are no per students cost with this option and local teachers and district are responsible for instruction

  • High School & Middle School CORE COURSE LIST
     

  • Elementary K-5 COURSE LIST
      

  • AP, Elective, CTE, and World Language courses are available upon request at $20 per student.

COST

Access to Learning Management System

  • $250 per teacher/staff account per year.

MS/HS (6-12)​ 

  • MS/HS core course have no per-student charge and no limitation on how many students can access the courses.

  

  • AP, Elective, CTE, and World Language courses are available upon request at $20 per student per year.

      (Year-long all access to these courses.)​

  • Credit Recovery courses - $25 per course registration per year 

  

Elementary K-5

  • This option includes access to courses available in
    the CDLS elementary course catalog
      

  • $150 for each student seat loaded in CDLS LMS per year. (i.e. all grade level courses available to 1 student) (Year-long all access to elementary courses.)

 

Optional Support Available 

  • Online teacher mentor/per teacher/semester - $500

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