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Learning Tools

Online Curriculum Resources for K-12 Students

Canvas Learning Management System

The Canvas LMS provides a seamless environment for students, teachers, and parents to access course content, assignments/assessments, grades, and attendance, along with the integration of additional technology tools such as OneDrive and Office 365. This brief video highlights the system’s benefits.

For information on how to set up a Canvas account or report issues, please see the Canvas page at https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/canvas.


i-Ready

Login to i-Ready @ Home

i-Ready is an adaptive diagnostic tool for math that pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level, and ongoing progress monitoring shows whether students are on track to achieve end-of-year targets.

When students are logged in to school computers, the following link will bypass the login screen and go straight into i-Ready:

Login to i-Ready @ School

Go Math!

Go Math! @ School:  To sign-on, teachers and students must first login on a school computer using their username and password. Once logged in on a school computer, the following link will take users directly into Go Math:

https://my.hrw.com/sp/access?sp=hrw&connection=GA-Cherokee-00208707

Go Math! @ Home:  To sign-on at home, students should first login to Office 365, and then go to the link above to be taken directly into the program.

BrainPOP: BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP, BrainPOP Espanol, BrainPOP ESL

(Grades K-12)
http://www.brainpop.com/

BrainPOP is an educational program, providing digital content spanning 6 main subjects including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health and Technology. Students can view curricular digital content then be assessed on what they’ve learned.

READING RESOURCES

A resource list from the Georgia Department of Education:

http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Curriculum-and-Instruction/Pages/Children%27s-Reading-Resources--.aspx

Facts on File

(Grades 9-12)
http://streaming.factsonfile.com/

Facts on File is a comprehensive classroom Video-on-Demand subscription service, spanning the core subject areas of Science, Social Studies, Literature, Health, Family and Life Skills and Career and Technical Education. All digital content is correlated to State Standards.

GALE: Discovering Collection and Opposing Viewpoints

(Grades 6-12)
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/

Literature Resource Center: Literature Resource Center is a research-focused literary destination, providing students, academics and researchers authoritative and relevant results on demand (Grades 9-12)

Gale in Context: Biography: Provides contextual information on the world's most influential people. Over 600,000 biographical entries cover a range of historically significant figures and present-day newsmakers.(Grades 6-12)

Gale in Context: Global Issues: Supports global awareness. Authoritative content empowers learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.(Grades 6-12)

Gale in Context: Middle School: Empower beginning researchers with authoritative, multimedia reference and periodical content covering the most-studied topics for middle school students.(Grades 6-12)

Gale in Context: Science: Supports science studies by providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics and showcase scientific disciplines that relate to real-world issues.(Grades 6-12)

Gale in Context: US History: Supports U.S. history studies and provides an overview of our nation's past, covering the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.(Grades 6-12)

Gale in Context: World History: Provides an overview of world history, covering the most-studied events, cultures, civilizations, religions, people, and more.(Grades 6-12)

Discovering Collection: Cross-curricular subscription service that enables students to search by classroom topics such as Geography & Cultures, History, Literature, Science/Health or search by keyword, person, multimedia or timeline. (Grades 9-12)

Opposing Viewpoints: Comprehensive resource of articles, overviews, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, web links and full-text periodicals and newspapers. Students can research over 100 contemporary social issues, researching “both” sides of an issue. (Grades 9-12)

Scholastic Go!

(Grades K-12)
http://go.grolier.com

Grolier Online is a licensed database that includes 7 reference tools: New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples, America the Beautiful and Amazing Animals.

Khan Academy SAT Preparation

https://www.khanacademy.org/sat

Encourage your students to explore Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®. On this site students can get free, personalized SAT® study plans that support what they're learning in class.

NoodleTools

(Grades K-12)
http://www.noodletools.com/

NoodleBib, a component of NoodleTools, provides a simple interface that allows individuals to quickly generate, edit and publish a MLA, APA or CHI bibliography.

Nystrom

(Grades K-5)

Junior Geographer

http://www.juniorgeographer.com

Our History

http://ourhistoryatlas.com

World Atlases

http://NystromworldAtlas.com

(Grades 6-12)

World Atlases

http://NystromworldAtlas.com

U.S. History

http://ushistoryatlas.com

Raz-Plus

(Grades K-5)
https://www.kidsa-z.com/main/LoginExternal/?app=cherokeecountyga&saml

Raz-Plus is a blended learning platform that combines teacher-led whole-class and small-group instruction with technology-enabled resources for personalized reading practice.

Soundzabound

(Grades K-12)
http://www.soundzabound.com/

Soundzabound is an online service that provides royalty-free and copyright-free audio resources that can be incorporated into staff and student projects and assignments.

Turnitin

(Grades 9-12)
http://www.turnitin.com/

Turnitin is an online resource for educators and students concerned with developing quality writing and research skills. It is a reliable, efficient and powerful deterrent to digital plagiarism. Students submit original work and teachers can check/verify student’s content against the web and other students’ work to verify the originality of the student work.

GALILEO

(Provided by the State of Georgia for Grades K-12)
http://galileo.usg.edu/

GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. A World Wide Web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.