Distance Learning for Adult School

Adult School 

What is the Sierra Sands Adult School  Distance Learning model?

Students in the Independent Study program are at an advantage during this shift to distance learning because the way they access instruction does not change.  Only the location from which they access their courses will be different. Students will continue to receive instruction through our Distance Learning program, Acellus

What is the expectation for student learning?  

Just as we welcome students onto our campuses and into our classrooms, we welcome them into the “virtual classrooms” through Acellus. Just as students are expected to enter through the physical door of a classroom, students and families should “enter” their classrooms through the Acellus Application and sign in. Adult School students should continue to engage in learning during school closures. 

Technology/Internet Support

How do I access AcellusAcellus can be accessed through any device that has internet connectivity. Although you can check on your progress through a cell phone, you may find it difficult to complete assignments on a phone.  

What if I need a learning device/Chromebook?

Email Mr. Campbell or Mrs. McClelland.  We have devices available. 

What if I need internet?

Email Mr. Campbell or Mrs. McClelland.

What if I need help with my device or need technological support?

Email techsupport@ssusd.org with questions about technology or devices. 

Acellus Account Information 

What is Acellus?

Acellus is a distance learning platform that uses video-based lessons with cutting-edge technology to individualize learning, provide credit recovery, reduce dropout rates and transition more students into careers and college.

How do I login to Acellus?

  • Proceed to https://www.acellus.com/ and click on the Student Sign-In student button, enter the student's sign-in information. 

What if I have a question about an assignment?

Contact the assigned teacher or Mr. Campbell through email. 

I am ready for an exam.  How do I get an exam unlocked?

During this time of distance learning, all exams have been unlocked for students.  Students are allowed to use the notes they have taken in the course on the exams. If for some reason, a test is locked, email Mr. Campbell or Mrs. McClelland

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