Parent Resources for Online Learning

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Classroom Management and Communication

Google Classroom

Welcome to Classroom

- Communicate with students (class and private comments)

- Share work with and collect work from students

- Share resources - videos, links, etc.

- Invite guardians to see summaries

More Resources

Google Meet

Video conferencing & Screen Recording

Allows phone calls to join.

Google Tools

Support for most of the Tools associated with your account.


Screen Recording for Instruction and Learning

Chrome Camera

Chrome Extension that uses your webcam to record images or video.

Google Meet

Video conferencing & Screen Recording

Screencastify

Make short videos from your Chromebook. Share your screen or use your webcam to create 5-minute mini-lessons, explanations, or demonstrations.

Flipgrid

Set up a “grid” for your class with “topics” as assignments. You can post a video and have students respond. Works well with mobile devices.

Math Website to help with alignment with Eureka math

https://www.zearn.org/

Literacy websites


Resources for Literacy - Sources for Text, Articles, etc.

Scholastic At Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

Newsela

News, social studies and science texts available at multiple levels, making differentiation easy. Articles can be assigned, students can annotate/highlight, and teachers can track progress and time spent.

Digital Maine Library

Articles on almost any topic. About half (those in Gale databases) have a direct uplink to Google classroom. Other articles can be emailed or downloaded to share with students.

Epic!

Free library for teachers and students. You can set up a class and select books for your students to listen to or read.

Freckle

Assign skills practice, word study, and informational articles and fictional stories. Teachers can track progress and time spent.

ReadWorks

Assign reading passages at a variety or reading levels with comprehension questions. Teachers can track progress and time spent.

Quill

Grammar practice. Teachers assign a diagnostic, practice is adaptive, giving students practice where they need it. Teachers can make assignments, track progress and time spent.

List of Resources

Continually updated by Maine educators


Resources for managed student-paced learning.

Moby Max

Online self-paced assignments

Envisions

Online self-paced math assignments

Khan Academy

Teachers can make assignments, track progress and time spent.

Khan Academy aligned to Common Core Math Standards

Amazing Educational Resources

Comprehensive list of educational services with free offerings right now.

OER2GO

Downloadable offline educational resources.

Super Movers

Videos for younger kids to move and dance to.

GoNoodle

Videos for younger kids to move and dance to.

Brain Breaks

No tech games and activities for kids to use.


Virtual Experiences

Virtual Museums

Galleries and museums with virtual tours.

Cincinnati Zoo Live Safari

Cincinnati Zoo running dailey live animal interactions.

Google Earth Web

Google Earth Voyager Tours

https://www.storylineonline.net/

Listen to picture books read by well known people including Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis, Chrissy Metz, Betty White, and more!


https://storytimefromspace.com/library/

Listen to picture books read by astronauts!