Deer Lakes

School District

Textbooks and Online Resources

Mathematics

 
Big Ideas MATH: A Common Core Curriculum for Middle School and High School Mathematics ... Teacher Resources Dashboard ... Differentiating the Lesson.
 
These links will take parents and students to the online textbook and related resources
 
Khan Academy 
A collection of science and math videos.  Methods are explained in a detailed manner making this a great resource for students and parents.
 
A collection of math tutorial videos. This great resource has a wide variety and each topic is taught by several different teachers. Some videos are even in Spanish.
 
A collection of Algebra and Geometry videos. This is a great resource for all.
 
Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks "solve." In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.
 
Free math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond.  

English Language Arts

Students use Study Island to practice skills learned in class and to remediate areas of difficulty (login and password required)
 
Students can log in to take Accelerated Reader Quizzes (password required)
 
This website allows students and parents to search book titles and to learn the corresponding Accelerated Reader reading level and point value
 
This site allows students and parents to search for available books in any of the Deer Lakes School District libraries
 
A great site that allows students to record and monitor their independent reading
 
 Quizlet provides a variety of premade and customizable study resources great for  any subject!
 
This website contains an alphabetically listing of grammar topics.  Selecting a topic gives the students explanations and examples of that topic. 

Science:

The NSDL's library for education and research in science, technology, engineering, mathematics funded by the National Science Foundation
 
A collection of science videos covering with an emphasis on Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. A great resource for all.
 
A large collection of Math and Science videos. Methods are explained in a detailed manner, making this a great resource for students. 

History and Social Studies

The Library of Congress allows you to meet amazing Americans, jump back in time, explore the states, discover America's pastimes, and watch a movie or play a song.
 
A collaboratively designed web site that includes an online textbook, primary source documents, timelines, inquiry-based explorations, and much more.
 
Provides articles, videos, images, and interactives around events, people, themes, and holidays. Choose a topic or use the search function to find the resources you need. 

Health and Wellness

 Natural High is a nonprofit organization that exist to inspire and empower youth to find their natural high, while they develop the skills and courage to live life well. In inspiring youth to discover, amplify and pursue their natural high, so they have a reason to say no to drugs and alcohol.
 
 The Kids health website is a great tool to use as a parent or a student. For parents, Kids health is a great way to read all about common childhood aches, pains, and illnesses, plus how to take care of your child’s body from teeth to toes. For the kid, this website is a great interactive tool that will make learning fun and easy.
 
 Shape America is committed to empowering all children to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs. 

Technology

Google Classroom

Google for Education has a wide range of productivity tools used in the classroom: Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Drawings

Code.org

Students have the opportunity to learn computer science (coding)

Sketchup

Google Sketchup is 3D modeling software. Students use this free download to build 3D structures.

Edutyping

Web-based keyboarding program where students learn to keyboard. They can also work on building keyboarding speed and accuracy

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