Our home-based learning initiative maintains support for our students during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  

May Sands Montessori Students, Lead Guides, and other members of our Instructional Team will connect using the Google Classroom platform: 

Students Connecting with a School-issued Device

  1. Turn on the Chromebook
  2. Select an available Wi-Fi network, enter the password, and click Connect.
  3. Log into the Chromebook using the same method you would typically use on campus.

Students Connecting with a Personal Device

Use this link to connect: http://launchpad.classlink.com/mcsd

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We are here to help! If you need support with a district-issued device or usernames and passwords, please reach out to IT Support:  305-293-1400 Ext 53313 and 305-293-1400 Ext 53326

Our school building remains closed but we have members of staff available to facilitate content and program clarification questions Monday-Friday from 9:00-3:00: 305.293.1400, ext. 53418.

Students can reach out to their Lead Guide via email and should expect a response within 24 business hours.

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*Participation: Active engagement in online class activities, whether live or via recorded sessions and class discussion board. 

The Google Classroom calendar is a helpful organizational tool. Use it!

Engagement Schedules

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Primary Program

Seahorse Engagment Schedule

Lower Elementary Program

Upper Elementary Program
Early SecondaryProgram

Health & Physical Education

Subscription-based Resources for May Sands Montessori Students

Our school’s site license provides at-home access to students for Math and Reading practice, and the following documents will help families learn how to access their student’s account online:

Resources

Learn how you can incorporate Montessori principles into your home, from the American Montessori Society

Technology Resources Handbook for Students

QuickStart Guide for Using District-managed Chromebooks Off-campus 19-20

FDOE Guidance

MCSD Instructional Continuity Plan FAQ

Parent Tips: Supporting Children with Special Needs in Virtual Formats

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times