R-B Unit 60
E-Learning Support

FCC EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT

Beginning May 12th, 2021, the FCC will be taking applications for their Emergency Broadband Benefit grants which provides qualified families with discounts and/or rebates for broadband connectivity.

Please visit https://getemergencybroadband.org/ for more information and to apply.

Tech Support Form

If you or your child are having difficulty accessing E-Learning resources due to lack of Internet access or equipment, please fill out this form for assistance:

E-Learning Tech Support

Technology E-Learning

Be Internet Awesome - Digital citizenship! Introduce kids to privacy, safety, and security online in a gaming interface.

The Hour of Code - Introduction to coding concepts/logic.

Typing Club - Log in with a Google account to record progress in this free, easy typing tutor site.

Links for Families

Mediacom Connect2Compete
Low-cost Internet for families who qualify. See also the Keep Americans Connected Pledge and contact your provider for more information if you face financial hardships threatening your Internet or cellular connection due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Google Classroom for Apple iOS Devices
Google Classroom for Android Devices

Google Account Login Instructions
How to find your child's username and password for their R-B Google account.

Global Digital Library - Free online books.

Howto: Connect a Chromebook to a Smartphone Hotspot - Videos provided by Illinois Learning Technology Centers

Storyline Online - Celebrities reading books to younger children. Great for helping with comprehension!

Study Island - Supplemental home instruction. Scroll to the bottom for instructions to get one year free!

Virtual Peoria Riverfront Museum

Tools Recommended for and by Staff

Get Started with Seesaw

CommonLit
Literacy website recommended by Jordan Daubs.

Edmentum (Study Island, EdOptions Academy)

EdPuzzle
Make any video a lesson by adding questions and other prompts.

Flipgrid
Share videos back and forth with students. Recommended frequently at EdCamps and used by Kyle Fellner.

Kami
Interactive markup tools. Recommended by Kim Halvorsen.

MobyMax
Differentiated learning site, frequently recommended at Edcamps. Has been used by Deanna Clark.

Mystery Science
Now free during the coronavirus closure.

Scholastic Daily Lessons

Additional Teaching Resources

ISBE E-Learning Resources
General E-Learning tools, curriculum sites (IXL, Khan Academy, etc.), and online learning resources for multiple subjects.

Teacher-Generated List of E-Learning Tools and Resources

Smithsonian Distance Learning

ISBE Provided Links:
ShareMyLesson.com - Lessons shared by teachers
National Geographic Resource Library
Field Museum Plants & Animals (Resources for Early Elementary)
Lesson Planet
NY Times The Learning Network
EdX (Access to higher learning)
Global Digital Library - Books!

Quick Tip: Clean/Disinfect Your Chromebook