Welcome to online learning with the Lampstand Learning Center! We want you to know that each and every one of your dedicated teachers is excited that you have been selected by the Lord to partner with them to learn all that God has for you this year. The guidelines below will enable you and your classmates to get the most out of your classes. Our goal is to interact with all people in a Christ-like way and to be obedient to the laws that govern copyrights. For these reasons, please review these guidelines periodically to make sure that you are abiding by them.
Do not share login information or course documents with anyone else, except your parents, for any reason. Such sharing violates copyright law, and could result in your expulsion from the course with no tuition refund.
Show consideration to others by being early to class!
Plan to sign into each class at least 5 minutes prior to start time but not more than 10 minutes before start time.
Have your headset plugged in and ready to use before the start of each class.
Before entering the classroom, sign into GP7 with your student credentials and test your audio to confirm that your headset is working.
Weekly class attendance is mandatory. You may have one excused absence per unit (or quarter).
You may only miss class when your parent has authorized an absence and has emailed your teacher beforehand.
When you have been absent from a class, email your teacher to get any necessary class information that you missed.
Participate verbally in every discussion; do not merely listen!
Be respectful to your teachers and fellow students at all times.
Raise your hand and wait to be called on by the teacher before using your microphone, unless told otherwise.
Address your teacher formally. Example: Mrs. Smith (not her first name).
Answer verbally as often as possible.
Only type comments in the chat box that are respectfully relevant to the questions being covered and only if allowed by your teacher.
Do not engage in side conversations via Instant Messaging, telephone, or other means of communication during class. You may use the classroom's private chat to talk to your teacher individually if necessary.
Keep gum or food out of your mouth while your microphone is on.
Do not use any inappropriate or disrespectful language.
Do not have any type of background noise or music playing in the room during class sessions.
Check your class page at least twice a week to see if there have been any changes in assignments, due dates, etc.
Likewise, check the message board and emails to see if the teacher has sent out anything important.
In discussion classes, complete all of your assignments to the best of your ability before the beginning of class and have completed assignments with you when attending class.