Resources for Parents of Elementary Students

These resources are meant as a reference for families. Each teacher may have different expectations about how these websites should be used. Please check with your child's teacher for specific details.

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Apps

These websites are helpful for locating educational, kid-friendly apps:

In addition, check out these app lists:

Dreambox
DreamBox
DreamBox Learning is an on-line math program that differentiates content, pace, and sequence to reach students of all levels right where they are in real time.  It is available for students in grades 1-5.  Click here to sign in to Dreambox.  

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The district utilizes the FOSS (Full Option Science System) Science program in grades 1 to 5 to develop and deepen students’ understanding of concepts related to Life Science, Earth and Space Science and Physical Science.  
Websites pertaining to Internet safety, and cyberbullying, plus videos and activities to try with your children. It also contains parent and children's book lists. Additionally, there is a list of kid safety apps for Apple and Android devices and a glossary of related terms. Click here  to  view the slides from the Technology, Social Media, and Elementary Age Students   Presentation in January 2017.  
Journeys, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, is the core reading resource used to meet the diverse needs of our K-5 students.      
Access your school's library, Atomic Learning, World Book Online, ProQuest, CultureGrams, Brain Pop, Brain Pop Jr, Enchanted Learning, and Rand McNally Classroom Use your child's username and password to access the school's library resources.
This is a collection of math resources broken up by grade level.  
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MyFiles
 Students can access their home folder or shared folders here.  
Elements of the Responsive Classroom approach are used in all elementary classrooms. Learn more about this widely used, research-backed approach to elementary education that increases academic achievement, decreases problem behaviors, improves social skills, and leads to more high-quality instruction.
The Second Step program is used throughout all elementary schools. This program aims to teach children necessary skills for social and academic success.

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STEM

STEM is the  integration of Science, Technology,  Engineering, and Math.  Click here for STEM activities you can try at home.
Students in grades 3-5 have access to this site. Check with your child's teacher for login in information.
This site is part of the Journeys Language Arts program. Your child's District username and password are used for this site. You can also check with your child's teacher for login in information.
Students can practice their typing skills here. Check with your child's teacher for login in information.
 
Last Updated: 1/12/17