Technology Resources For Parents

BrainPop Jr. (Grades K-3) Animated videos covering topics in science, social studies, English, math, arts, music, health, and technology. Each video includes a quiz to test comprehension and interactive activities to reinforce covered concepts. Available during the school day from 7:30 - 5:30. District username and password requiredTake a tour

 
BrainPop- (Grades 3-5) Animated videos covering topics in science, social studies, English, math, arts, music, health, and technology. Each video includes a quiz to test comprehension and interactive activites to reinforce covered concepts. Available during the school day from 7:30 - 5:30. District username and password required. Take a tour

BrainPop Espanol- (Grades 3-5) Provides all the content that is available in BrainPop but videos are in Spanish. Available during the school day from 7:30 - 5:30. District username and password required. Take a tour


Destiny- (All Grades) Allows students, parents, and teachers to search for items within the McDougle Elementary/Middle and Carrboro Branch Library collection.   
DestinyQuest- (All Grades) Allows students to search the Glenwood Library catalog from any computer with internet access. Destiny Quest provides an easy-to-use graphical interface that make searching for and finding the right book simple for any age. See the Librarian for your username and password.

 
Discovery Education- (All Grades) Gives students access to a vast libarary of educational digital media provided by the Discovery Channel. Students can search for media by subject and keyword. Digital media assests can be used for enrichment and downloaded for use in products of learning. Student username and password required. Parent Resources

EducationCity- (All Grades) Gives students access to activities and games that reinforce key curriculum concepts covered in class in the areas of Literacy, Math, and Science. Student username and password required.

 
enVision Math- (All Grades) Gives students access to an online version of their math textbook. In addition teachers have the option to set up math assignments and activities for their class that can be accessed through this program. Student username and password required.

 

 
NC WiseOwl- An online reference library provided by the state to all North Carolina Public Schools. This resource provides access to online encyclopedias, databases, and full text periodicals. These resources are available from any computer with internet access. Parent Resources are also provided. At-home password required for access (see teacher or librarian for password).

 
Raz-Kids- (All Grades) Allows teachers to assign differentiated eBooks for reading practice. Student can listen to books, read books, and take quizzes on completed books that are customized to their reading level. Teacher username and student password required. Free apps are available for accessing this resource on Apple and Android devices.

 
Reflex Math (Grades 2-5) Online game-based program that helps students improve their math fact fluency. The game-based feel to Reflex motivates students while progress is being monitored by the teacher.  Teacher username and student password required. 


 
VoiceThread-  VoiceThread is an online collaborative tool that is used for creating multimedia slideshows with images, video, documents, and audio. Student username and password required.
Created on 9/30/2012 - Last updated on 9/30/2012