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    Melissa McDonald, M.Ed.
    Director of Social Studies
    AP Government & Macro
    Student Council Advisor
    2940 Highway 21 South
    Rincon, GA 31326

    *Distance Learning Plan*

    As we move learning beyond the four walls of the classroom, I will be trying many different strategies in order to review and deliver content while we are out on this extended leave.  Be sure to check out Schoology daily!  I have already loaded a folder titled "Distance Learning Folder" on the landing page of each course.  In this folder, I will be creating subfolders for days that we will be out.  Within each subfolder, you will have a description of the assignment, all of the materials you may need to complete the task, the due date, and detailed instructions on how to turn in the completed work.  The assignment title and due date in Infinite Campus will mirror the information in Schoology. Yes, you will be receiving a grade for each assignment. 

    If you have questions about any of the assigned work, or if you are having significant trouble accessing and submitting your assignments, please email me at mmcdonald@effingham.k12.ga.us or text me via the Remind app so that we can find a resolution. I'm also here to help, so please don't hesitate to ask questions or seek my guidance on assignments. I'm just a keyboard or text message away! 

    In short, here's what you need to remember:

    1. Check Schoology updates and folders DAILY.
    2. Be sure to keep up with your assignments and "do & due" dates.
    3. Don't forget to submit completed work according to the instructions provided.

     Take care of yourself and stay healthy. I hope you see you all again very soon! 

    ~Mrs. McDonald

    Assignment and due dates will be posted on Schoology.
    Parents: If you do not have access, please have your student come see for the access codes. Thank you! 


    What is Remind?

    Parents and students will sign up using the same class-specific code. Sign up can be either text message or email, depending on how you would like to receive the alerts. While you can use the web-based version, I recommend using the Remind App which is available for Android and Apple devices. Downloading the app will also allow you to communicate with me via private messaging using Remind.

    Please keep in mind that I do set office hours so that my app isn't notifying me of questions at all hours of the morning or night. While I do still receive the notification I may not answer until the next business day. 

    Use the following Remind codes:

    AP US Government & Politics (APGoPo)- Text the message @MacsAPGoPo to the number 81010. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @MacsAPGoPo to (912) 319-5575.


    Economics (Econ)- Text the message @MacsEcon to the number 81010. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @MacsEcon to (912) 319-5575.


    AP Macroeconomics (AP Macro)- Text the message @MacsMacro to the number 81010. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @MacsMacro to (912) 319-5575.


Last Modified on March 17, 2020