Resources

The following resources are provided as an option until remote learning starts the week of March 30. Nothing below will be collected, graded or considered instructional materials assigned by OHLSD teachers.

The Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Elementary Schools

Non-Digital

Reading

Have your child read 20 minutes each day. If you need books, here are some options:

  • Books were sent home with your child

  • Read any books you have in the home

  • Delshire and Dulles have Little Libraries outside their buildings with books available for all students. Other Libraries can be found through this website https://littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap

Writing

Have your child engage in an authentic writing experience. Ideas include:

  • Share their opinion on a topic or write a review of a game, book, movie, or toy

  • Write a letter to a friend or family member

  • Write about a favorite memory or time in their life

  • Create a fictional story

Math

Point out real life experiences that incorporate math such as :

  • Create a daily schedule and set aside specific times for your activities each day.

  • Follow a recipe to cook or bake together.

  • Work together to create a budget for your shopping this week.

  • Count sets of items (or create real life problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

  • Build with Legos, blocks, shapes, or Play-Doh.

  • Play strategy games with older students (Monopoly, Clue, etc.)

Digital

Epic!
You can join Epic for free for 30 days and access an online book library

Scholastic
Scholastic is offering free resources for students and families, including videos, readings and activities

Prodigy
Online math games. There is currently a free version during closures. Some versions have a fee.

Google Learn at Home

Google and YouTube have created new resource pages to help teachers and families continue to educate students while they're home from school because of the coronavirus. YouTube’s resource, Learn@Home, highlights educational YouTube channels that students can watch at home. The page categorizes the channels that are recommended for families with kids 13 and older, for families with kids five and older, and for families with preschoolers.

eSpark Learning
Allows for a parent account to be set up for individualized learning options for math and reading.

Go Noodle!
Go noodle has a variety of great movement break and brain break videos. There is a free version with plenty of material offered. This is a great way to help your child focus, burn off energy and take breaks between activities.

Imago

Imago is posting a daily guide to fun learning activities your family can safely do outdoors, from plans to build your own birdfeeder to "sitspots" where children can quietly observe nature. https://imagoearth.org/imago-rangers/

Great Parks of Hamilton County

Nature activities you can do from home. http://blog.greatparks.org/category/parks-at-home/


Middle Schools

  • Read 30 - 60 minutes daily on a book/text of their choice

  • Write a response to your reading

  • Explore a topic/passion of yours and research it

  • Take notes, write responses, make sketches or drawings related to your topic/passion

  • Access Khan Academy to review skills that you may need additional practice with

  • Access mathgames.com, choose your grade and play some math games for review.

High School

  • Access Khan Academy to review skills that you may need additional practice with

  • Access mathgames.com, choose your grade and play some math games for review.

  • albert.io

  • www.edulastic.com

  • education.ti.com - free Graphing Calculator emulator software

  • onshape.com - advanced CAD software

  • tinkercad.com - basic CAD software

  • Read 60 minutes daily on a book/text of their choice

  • Write a response to your reading

  • Explore a topic/passion of yours and research it

  • Explore Programs Currently Used in Class:

NoRedInk: https://www.noredink.com/login

NewsELA: https://newsela.com/signin

* Download an App to Practice SAT/ACT Vocabulary/Grammar Rules

Knowji Apps (free version) - Vocabulary Games

Staying Active