• School Resources

     

  • WiFi/Computers- Free and Low Cost Information

    Please check the resources below if you are in need of WiFi during our DLD days:

    Find low-cost Internet and affordable computers in your area.

    https://www.everyoneon.org/

    Comcast and Spectrum are offering two months of FREE internet service for students who do not have internet service, to help communities directly or indirectly affected by COVID-19. In addition, Spectrum and Xfinity (Comcast) wifi hotspots in Gwinnett and across the country will be open to the public starting March 16, 2020. See the links below:

    Comcast

    Spectrum  or call 1-844-488-8395

    Spectrum WiFi Hotspots

    Xfinity WiFi Hotspots

  • Online Read Alouds

    On your child's Student Portal page, click the Online Research Library tab to access BookFlix, Capstone eBooks, and Tumble Books.

    In addition, here are more FREE online read alouds:

    Storyline Online

    • A collection of picture books read aloud by famous actors and actresses.

    KidLit.tv

    • Full read alouds AND author interviews, book trailers, Ready, Set, Draw, Nonfiction Kid Lit Minutes, KidLit MTV (books with music), and more!

    Storytime from Space

    • Astronauts reading science themed books from the International Space Station.

    Epic! Books

    • A huge collection of books, fiction and nonfiction, quizzes, and educational videos for ages 0-12.  

    Brightly Storytime

    • Fun read alouds, categorized by age or interests.

    Author Kate Messner Shares Resources for Anywhere Learning

    • Author of All the Answers and the Ranger in Time series shares read alouds from herself and other authors, often including short lessons.

    Mrs. P's Magic Library

    • Actress Kathy Kinney has a collection of read alouds and activities.

    Harper Kids Storytime Read Aloud

    • From HarperKids publishing, a collection of stories, including Pete the Cat!

    Indianapolis Public Library

    • A collection of over 100 online read alouds.

    Google Calendar of LIVE Read Alouds by Authors

    • Mac Barnett, Julie Falatko, Emily Arrow and others are posting links on this document.  Plan to join in for a read aloud, sing a long, or drawing lessons!

  • Educational Resources for At Home Learning

    A collection curated by Bount to Stay Bound that inlcudes author websites, publisher websites, virtual tours, activities, educaiton websites, and professional resources. BTSB updates this webiste daily.

    Educational Resources

 Media Catalog

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Media Catalog

Students may access the Media Catalog through the student portal by clicking on the Media Catalog icon.  Students log in to the Media Catalog using the same username and password they use to the student portal.  Once a student is logged in, he or she may access our collection of Follett eBooks, see which books he or she has checked out, and hold books (grades 3-5 only).

 Online Research

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Online Research

Students have access to a wide variety of free resources from anywhere they are, simply by logging on to the student portal. Students can complete research using Britannica, Facts4Me, or Pebble Go; learn about science and history using PowerKnowledge or FreedomFlix, and enjoy stories through BookFlix, Tumblebooks, or Speakaboos.  

 eBooks

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eBooks

Our school provides over 700 eBooks for our students.  We have several different platforms for these eBooks.  Our Follett eBooks are similar to using Overdrive from the public library.  To access these eBooks, students must log in to the Media Catalog.  Our Capstone eBooks can be accessed by using the Capstone app or clicking on the web tile from our eClass page.  These books read aloud to our students.  Finally, our ABDO eBooks are accessible through the ABDO website or by clicking the web tile from our eClass page.  For passwords and a how-to video, please see our eCLASS homepage or the Media eCLASS page.