There are a wealth of sites that have instructional content for distance and independent learning. Many of them are adaptive so that students get targeted instruction. Some allow for you to create a teacher/tutor account to monitor student progress as well.
Classlink – A collection of all the website subscriptions the district has. Used extensively in elementary already.
- Single login portal so that students don’t need to remember passwords.
- Access online social studies textbooks, math and reading practice, and easy links to websites
- First time login with the ADFS link using your school account
Khan Academy – The most video tutorials and practice quizzes around
- They have a teacher help page full of tutorials.
- They have series of webinars which they are running every day for current school closures. You can watch the recordings here.
- They even created some daily schedules for families.
eBooks and Library Resources
- CHS library database page with a clear menu of what databases are good for different types of research
- CHS library ebooks page with links to:
- Sora/Overdrive – ebooks and audiobooks, login with your school google account
- Learning Ally – Audio books to support learners with accommodations
- Nonfiction books from ProQuest – all students can read the same book at the same time. Watch this video to learn how.
- River School library website with links to Tumblebooks and EPIC e-books
More Great Resources
- NewsEla – Articles that can be scaled to lexile reading levels with comprehension quizzesThey are offering full access for free for this school year.
- ck-12 – always free, customizable textbooks and quizzes for math and science
- You use individual pages, videos, and quizzes or you can sign up as a class and guide student progress.
- Albert.io – giant bank of online quizzes, specializing in AP but now with content for middle school and non-ap high school
- Wonderopolis – hundreds of thousands of wonders/questions answered in engaging articles and reading comprehension/vocab quizzes
- Common Sense Media has a list of great sites by grade level.