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Our district is implementing a not very effective or useful process for teachers to take attendance during the school closure crisis:

It prompted me to ask teachers on social media what they are required to do. I thought readers might be interested in some of their responses:

Karalee Smith:

I believe it’s more of a count of who is active in the class. Activity can be seen as attending zoom meetings, emailing the teacher, interacting with course content, and/or submitting assignments. For those who aren’t active, the school attempts to contact the family and make sure everything is okay and that they understand our learning is required now.

Tiffany Anne:

Ours is conducting an engagement survey. Home room teachers fill it out weekly based on level of work completed or type of contact made.