Student Technology Resources
DISTRICT 86 IS A G-SUITE DISTRICT!
What does that mean?
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Many of the teachers in District 86 use Google Classroom to post assignments, make announcements, and provide resources. Below you will find parent guides in both English and Spanish to learn your way around this platform.
Parent Guide to Google Classroom (English)
Parent Guide to Google Classroom (Spanish)
With myON Reader, students have access to over 5,000 online books. This year District 86 added myON News to its subscription. This feature provides students with five articles a day written at their lexile level. Articles may include topics related to U.S. and world news, entertainment, sports and technology, the arts, animals, and more.
Students will access myON through the Clever portal.
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Parent and Family Guide
Parent and Family Guide (Spanish)
Family Reading Activities
District 86 subscribes to Britannica products. These resources provide students with safe, easy to access information and images to assist with any research project.
Britannica Products Include:
Britannica Escolar (Spanish)
Students will access Britannica products through the Clever portal.
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K-2 researchers can use the District 86 Pebble Go subscription for their research needs! Pebble Go provides student friendly information with audio support on topics related to Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, and Animales (Spanish).
Students will access Pebble Go through the Clever portal.
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STUDENT FRIENDLY SEARCH ENGINES
MATH FLUENCY PRACTICE
Fact Monster Flashcards
Johnnie's Math Page
Flash Card Math from Ascend Math
Dance Mat Typing
Super Hyper Spider Typer
STUDENT FRIENDLY IMAGES AND SOUNDS
Pics for Learning
Clip Art Etc.
Royalty Free Music
How Stuff Works
NASA Kids Club
National Geographic Kids
Reekos Mad Scientist Lab
Learn About the Human Body
SOCIAL STUDIES SITES
Library of Congress
The History Channel
Maps that Teach
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Mission U.S.: This site provides an interactive, "Choose your own Adventure", style to learning U.S. history. Students will need to register to create an account.
World Geography Games
Sheppard Software Geography Games
(Educational Games for Kids)