INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM DIGITAL RESOURCES

PK3-5

COMMUNICATION

Seesaw Parent and Family

Description:

Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio. Teachers can empower students to create, reflect, share, and collaborate. Students “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links.

Grades: PK3-5

Google Classroom

Description:

Google Classroom's purpose is to facilitate paperless communication between teachers and students and streamline educational workflow. Classroom allows teachers to create classes, post assignments, organize folders, and view work in real-time.

Grades: 3-5

MATHEMATICS

Khan Academy

Description:

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Grades: 3-5

Freckle

Description:

Freckle reaches every student at their math level. The students can sign in with their names and a class code.

Grades: K-2

Zearn Math

Description:

Zearn Math is designed so that each day, students work through engaging digital content at their own pace and learn targeted lessons with their teacher and peers.

Grades: 2

READING

RAZ KIDS

Description:

Raz-Kids is an award-winning teaching product that provides comprehensive leveled reading resources for students. Every eBook is available in online and mobile formats, and allows students to listen to, read at their own pace, and record themselves reading.

Grades: K-2

EPIC!

Description:

Epic! provides kids with a personal library-on-demand that they can take with them anywhere. It offers access to books and videos for children ages 12 and under. The free educator version is for use in the classroom or school library only (7:00 am-3:00 pm).

For use at home, students should be using the home version of Epic!. This is due to Epic's Terms of Service and their contracts with publishers.

Grades: PK3-5

NEWSELA

Description:

Newsela is a data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level. Use Newsela to differentiate nonfiction reading.

It's free to read Newsela. Join and get unlimited access to read every article at every reading level.

Grades: 3-5

SOCIAL STUDIES

SOCIAL STUDIES ALIVE! AMERICA'S PAST

Description:

The students sign in to view their Student Text, complete Lesson Games, and more. You need the teacher Email, username and password (request this information to your SS Teacher).

Grades: 4-5

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING (SEL)

SECOND STEP

Description:

Second Step is a program rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL) that helps transform schools into supportive, successful learning environments uniquely equipped to help children thrive.

Grades: PK3-5