Learning @ HomePeoria Public Schools is proud to offer expanded services beyond the classroom, for students and families to utilize at home, the library or anywhere an internet connection is available.
The following resources are currently being used within Peoria Public Schools and approved by our Curriculum & Instruction Department. These align with the frameworks and progressions K-12 currently being implemented during the 2019-2020 school year.
Microsoft Teams for Edu Student login using their ID Number@students.psd150.org and their 8 digit password. This is a platform for students to connect to their classrooms ONLINE! Also, from any web browser, type office.com
Have a Smartphone? Download the Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Lens, and Word Apps! All of your tools in the palm of your hand.myOn (Student username and password is the same as their Windows login while at school. UN: 6 digits / PW: 8 digits)Learners select books from the entire library, choose from a recommended list of titles curated just for them or read from book sets created by their teachers to support instructional goals. myON generates individualized, interest-based recommendations within all learners’ target Lexile® ranges to engage them with just-right texts. This program includes flexible reading scaffolds with audio narration to model fluency, highlighted text and embedded dictionaries, which allow learners to develop academic-specific vocabulary in context. myON is an award-winning personalized literacy environment that incorporates:
Lexia Reading Program: Core5 at https://www.lexiacore5.com/ or PowerUp at https://www.lexiapowerup.comWaterford Early Learning Program for students in grades K-2. Here is a parent letter explaining how to have your child access this program from home. Parents should have received an email from Waterford with instructions. If you need assistance with this, please contact your student's teacher or Mrs. Lisa Kokos, Online Learning Coordinator at email@example.com. Parent LetterThinkCentral K-5 Journeys WebsiteCollections- Holt McDougal grades 6-12 Literacy Program** Check me out!!** Great Minds- Knowledge on the Go It's important for students to build knowledge every day, even when schools are closed. From this website, you will find materials for math (Grades K-12) Eureka Math- Daily math lessons for students in grades K-Pre-Calculus and daily instructional videos for English language arts (Grades K-8).Mystery Science for students in grades K-5.TCi Bring Science Alive! is our science curriculum for grades 5-8.LearnZillion- Math and English Language Arts, including math instructional videos; ELA instructional videos; Illustrative Mathematics grades 6-8, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 Courses; EL K-5 Language Arts Curriculum, and English Language Arts Guidebook UnitsHolt McDougal Online! this website has access to many of our social studies textbooks. Teachers have accounts and they can give their students logins for their class textbooks.English Language Learners and Dual Language Learners Resources from TaJu Educational solutions- Teaching for the Achievement & Justice of UsScholastic Learn at Home Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. All PreK-12 teachers and students can access this website. Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level towards the bottom of the page and let the learning begin!** Wide Open School is a great resource for families and educators. It is sponsored by Common Sense and pulls together very helpful ideas and programs to support Students Learning From Home. Wide Open School Partners Include American Federation of Teachers, Amplify, Apple, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Comcast, Google, Head Start, Khan Academy, National Geographic, Noggin, PBS, Salesforce, Scholastic, Sesame Workshop, Time for Kids, YouTube, XQ Institute, and Zoom Video Communications, Inc.Spanish children's stories- Well-known chidren's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids...and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English!Teach Your Monster to Read is a groundbreaking game that makes learning to read fun! This is for our youngest pre-readers. Use the login your teacher created or ask your parent to create an account.Type to Learn (Student username and password is the same as their Windows login while at school. UN: 6 digits / PW: 8 digits)All Peoria Public Schools' students, K-12, have access to Type to Learn, an online typing toolkit to assist students as they learn to type. For 2013-2014 school year, the district is providing Type to Learn 4 (web) for all students to learn typing. This program can be run on district computers and from home computers. Typing is an important part of our digital society, plus many of our state tests are moving to online tests, which will require typing skills. Click on the link above to get access!
- A state-of-the art learning platform
- Enhanced digital reading content
- Daily news articles written for students
- The Lexile® Framework for Reading
- Cutting-edge literacy tools
- Embedded metrics to monitor activity and growth
Khan Academy Once at https://www.khanacademy.org/, they will choose the "Sign in / Sign up" option in the top-right of the page. From there, the students should click on the red "Google" login button, and enter their email login (i.e., firstname.lastname@example.org) and email password. They will be asked to check a box to agree to let Google save their credentials for 30 days; they should check the box to proceed, and every 30 days they would be prompted to check the box again. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.
World Book Online This resource is available to all of our teachers and students. username: psd150 password: worldbook
Virtual Museum Tours for grades K-12- great for Social Studies, History, Fine Arts and more!
Zearn (These accounts are set up individually.)
Zearn Math is a coherent and rigorous K-5 curriculum delivered in a personalized rotational model. With Zearn Math, students learn in two ways: Independent Digital Lessons and Small Group Instruction. During Independent Digital Lessons, students learn at their own pace with digital manipulatives, paper and pencil transfer, and precise digital feedback at the moment of misconception. In Small Group Instruction, students work with concrete manipulatives, explain and share their math reasoning, and get direct feedback from their teachers and peers. Combined, every student has a daily personalized learning experience.Accelerated Reader (AR) (Student username and password is the same as their Windows login while at school. UN: 6 digits / PW: 8 digits)All Peoria Public Schools' students, K-8, have access to Renaissance Place Accelerated Reader (AR). Go to the website above to view your student's AR progress. Be sure to check out My Bookshelf to see all the books your child has taken AR quizzes on. You may also set up e-mails to be sent to you every time your child takes an AR quiz. Just log in with the name and password your child uses to take AR quizzes or contact your child's school for more information. You may also go to AR BookFinder to search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books. You will then be able to sort your search results, select book titles to add to your AR BookBag, print a list of your search results, or start a new search.