The Escalon Unified School District has taken the decision to close all school campuses and departments beginning Tuesday March 17th until at least Monday April 20th in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Below we have provided for your information a number of links and resources related to online/distance learning. Our administrators and instructional staff are working hard to enable delivery of video instruction in the weeks to come, and to provide contingencies to those without Internet access.
Please call our district office at 209-838-3591 if there are any questions or queries related to any of the below materials.
Video Lessons and Instructional Packets
Lesson plans and instructional packets for all grades
Further details on video instruction to follow.
- Comcast Internet Essentials for $9.99 / mo
. - Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 for all customers in response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19). This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. Customers also receive 2 months for free.https://www.internetessentials.com/
- Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone
: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi
(Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.)
- AT&T Access Program
Service entails at-home WiFi at 10 Mbps for $10/month (No install, modem fee, or contracts). To be eligible, at least one individual in household must participate in U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP), Cal Fresh, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. For more information, visit https://www.att.com/access
- Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households
with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband
subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395.
Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
- Charter will partner with school districts to ensure local communities are aware of these
tools to help students learn remotely.
- For eligible low-income households without school-aged children, Charter continues to
offer Spectrum Internet Assist, a low-cost broadband program delivering speeds of 30Mbps
- Charter will open its Wi-Fi hotspots across our footprint for public use
- Spectrum does not have data caps or hidden fees.
Online Learning Resources
(Further resources will be added as they are identified)
Parent's Guide to Google Classroom
California Department of Education - Distance Learning Resources
Orange County Office of Education - curated resources by grade/school level
San Diego County Office of Education - curated resources by subject/discipline