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AMI-Alternative Methods of Instruction

AMI – Alternative Methods of Instruction

Act 862 of 2017 allows a public school district and open-enrollment public charter school to develop a plan for alternative methods of instruction to be used on days when the superintendent closes school due to exceptional or emergency circumstances.


 

Dyslexia Intervention AMI Resources

 


Arkansas AMI for K-8 Students

At-home learning through “Arkansas AMI” – produced in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) – for the remainder of the school year!

You can watch “Arkansas AMI” on the following platforms:

  • Daily broadcast on ARPBS-1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 22. Additional information, including content by grade and related resources, is available at myarkansaspbs.org/arkansasami.
  • Livestream at myarkansaspbs.org/arkansasami.
  • On demand by 10 a.m. each day, and archived, at myarkansaspbs.org/arkansasami. These videos will remain available for the entirety of school closures due to COVID-19, and longer as online rights allow.
  • On the free Engage Arkansas PBS app for iPhone and Android.
  • On the PBS Video app on mobile and streaming devices (Apple TV, Roku, etc.).
  • On the Arkansas PBS channel for YouTube TV subscribers.

“Arkansas AMI” features five Arkansas Teachers of the Year hosting segments of each AMI day. The daily schedule is divided into the following programming blocks:

  • 8-9:30 a.m.: Grades Pre-K-2
  • 9:30-11 a.m.: Grades 3-5
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Grades 6-8

See the schedule and other resources at myarkansaspbs.org/arkansasami.

Need Help?

If you need help with the broadcast or finding Arkansas PBS on TV, contact Arkansas PBS at 800-662-2386 or info@myarkansaspbs.org.

If you need help with educational instruction, contact the Arkansas PBS education team at 501-682-0317 or AMIhelp@myarkansaspbs.org.

Assistance is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Other Resources

  • PBS is partnering with WORLD Channel on a content block for children in grades 6-12, which will be made available from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday on ARPBS-4 WORLD. See how to watch WORLD Channel at myarkansaspbs.org/channelinformation.
  • Arkansas PBS KIDS 24/7 channel (ARPBS-3) supports early learning by broadcasting PBS KIDS programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • An Arkansas PBS LearningMedia resource page is available at ideas.myarkansaspbs.org to aid in kids’ at-home learning. Search for the age range that most accurately applies to your students – ages 3-5, ages 6-11 and ages 12-plus – to be connected with resources, educational videos, activities and games.
  • Schoolhouse Daily email messages offer tips and activities for those with kids home from school. Sign up at myarkansaspbs.org/engage.

Arkansas AMI Learning Guides

  4/20-4/24 4/27-5/1 5/4-5/8 5/11-5/15
  AMI 21-25 AMI 26-30 AMI 31-35 AMI 36-40
  Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7
Grades K-2

Learning Guide
4

Learning Guide
5

Learning Guide
6
Learning Guide
7
Grades K-2
Spanish
Learning Guide
4
Learning Guide
5
Learning Guide
6
Learning Guide
7
Grades 3-5 Learning Guide
4
Learning Guide
5
Learning Guide
6
Learning Guide
7
Grades 3-5
Spanish
Learning Guide
4
Learning Guide
5
Learning Guide
6
Learning Guide
7
Grades 6-8 Learning Guide
4
Learning Guide
5
Learning Guide
6
Learning Guide
7
Grades 6-8
Spanish
Learning Guide
4
Learning Guide
5
Learning Guide
6
Learning Guide
7

 

 

Elementary

Class/Grade 11/12, 3/17-3/20 3/30-4/3 4/6-4/10 4/13-4/17
AMI 1-5 AMI 6-10 AMI 11-15 AMI 16-20
Kindergarten 1 2 3 4
1st Grade 1 2 3 4
2nd Grade 1 2 3 4
3rd Grade 1 2 3 4

 

Intermediate/Middle School

Class/Grade 11/12, 3/17-3/20 3/30-4/3 4/6-4/10 4/13-4/17
AMI 1-5 AMI 6-10 AMI 11-15 AMI 16-20
4th Grade 1 2 3 4
5th Grade 1 2 3 4
6th Grade 1 2 3 4
7th Grade 1 2 3 4
8th Grade 1 2 3 4

 

High School                                   Directions for AMI Days 21-44

Class/Grade 11/12, 3/17-3/20 3/30-4/3 4/6-4/10 4/13-4/17 4/20-5/21
AMI 1-5 AMI 6-10 AMI 11-15 AMI 16-20 AMI 21-44
English (Gardner) 1 2 3 4 5
English I/PreAP (Pearce) 1 2 3 4 5
English II (Lee) 1 2 3 4 5
English II PreAP (Lee) 1 2 3 4 5
English III (Laborde) 1 2 3 4 5
English IV (Phillips) 1 2 3 4 5
AP Language 1 2 3 4 5
AP Literature 1 2 3 4 5
Critical Reading (Laborde) 1 2 3 4 5
English Language Development (Harris) 1 2 3 4 5
ESL English (Sroges) 1 2 3 4 5
Quantative Literacy 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra, Bridge (Belanger) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra (Belanger) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra (Goins) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra A (Harris) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra B (Harris) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra I (Harris) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra II (Belanger) 1 2 3 4 5
Algebra III (Belanger) 1 2 3 4 5
Pre Calculus (Belanger) 1 2 3 4 5
Math (King) 1 2 3 4 5