Tech & Learning Resources for Parents

Reading

Newsela (Clever)

RazKids (Ford subscription- ask your student)

eBooks (Clever): How to Access WCCUSD's Digital Library and eBooks

Finding Reading Time in a Busy Schedule (online resource)

Science

Crash Course Kids (YouTube channel)

Mr. DeMaio (YouTube channel)

SEE BELOW for instructions on how to turn on subtitles

Social Studies/History

Culturegrams (Clever)

Brittanica / Brittanica Escolar (Clever)

General Education Resources

Clever- the district's portal to many applications being used in the classroom. Ask your student to show you Clever!

Common Sense- a great resource for parents about all media- movies, books, apps. There is an extensive collection of parent concerns as well.


How to turn on subtitles on YouTube

On the video playback screen:

  1. Click on the button that says "CC" until there is a red line under it. This means the captions/subtitles are turned on.
  2. Click on the settings wheel (next to the "CC" button), then click on "English".
  3. Click on "Auto-translate".
  4. On the list of languages, choose the language you'd like the subtitles in.
  5. Play the video.