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HISD Digital Resources 
These resources are provided through our Library Services. Included are 3 different Brain Pops (Brain Pop, Jr. and Espanol), Britanica Online, Mackin e-Books, and more. See your campus librarian for login/passwords, as well as information about all these sites.

Discovery Education
Discovery Education contains educational videos, resources, lesson plans, digital maps, and more for teachers. There is a student side where they can create digital poster boards, view teacher assigned videos , as well as complete teacher assigned task. See your campus librarian for login/passwords for Discovery Education.

Think Through Math
Think Through Math allows for personalized instruction based on student's knowledge and abilities. The program offers immediate corrective feedback and scaffolds instruction to meet their changing needs.

mClass is early math assessment software with universal screening, progress monitoring and diagnostic interviews for grades K-3. Contact Nora Lugo, Elementary Math Coordinator ( or Paula Serna, Math RTI Interventionist ( for information on the program including username/passwords.

Teachers have open access to content on YouTube, while students can have the abillity to views videos only on Teachers can approve videos to be added to

Career Crusing
Career Crusing allows students to take self-assessments to determine their preferred learning styles,explore possible career paths, as well as research colleges. In addition, they provide test prep resources for ACT and SAT.

Tango is a digital TPRI and Tejas Lee assessment program that is used to assess students elementary level students in the district. Contact your campus Reading Coach or ELA/R Coordinator ( for student and teacher login information. is a free website that is geared towards assisting students and teachers on learning how to code. It contains self-paced and group activities that are web-based, as well as offline. Students and teachers participate in coding activities that involve characters from Star Wars, Frozen, Angry Birds, and more.   

Footsteps 2 Brilliance
Footsteps 2 Brillance is a literacy program for students Pre-K-3rd grade. The apps within the program can be accessed online or offline on any mobile device. Contact your campus Reading Coach or ELA/R Coordinator ( for student and teacher login information.

Istation is a computer-adaptive program built to increase student literacy. The program adapts to the specific learning needs of the students and adjusts as they work through it. Included are a plethora of printable student and teacher resources, links to webinars, and much more. contains web-based, as well as offline lessons, that are tied to the K-8 Technology Application and grade-level content TEKS. The lessons focus on developing digital literacy, digital citizenship, as well as project-based learning. All K-8 students and educators have accounts created in the system. See you campus librarian or contact your IT Facilitator for login/passwords.

Achieve 3000
Achieve 3000 is aimed at helping students become more efficent readers. They receive nonfiction text at their precise Lexile® reading levels, allowing for differentiated instruction that supports core curriculum, RTI, ELL, and Spec. Ed. In addition,it offers comprehensive English and Spanish language support and extra scaffolding for struggling readers.

CC Spark
Students in K -5th grades use ccSpark to learn more about themselves and to develop their Academic and Career Plan (ACP).  ccSpark is a comprehensive learning game which introduces elementary students to age-appropriate life skills and career guidance information.

Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z contains printable, projectable, as well as interactive resources. They are available in 29 different levels, allowing you to find material that meets the needs of all of your students. Contact your campus Reading Coach or ELA/R Coordinator ( for student and teacher login information.

Microsoft Movie Maker
Microsoft Movie Maker is a video creation/ editing tool that uses drag and drop to create professional looking videos. It is available to all students and staff. Just put a workorder into Eduphoria under: Information Services >Software >New Install>then request Microsoft Movie Maker.

Hovercam T3 
The Hovercam T3 is a powerful document camera that allows you to annotate a captured image or video, record all projected images, as well as edit an images have captured.