• Approved Curriculum Resources

     

     

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    • Physical Education Resources

     

      

    Math Resources


     

    Eureka Math

     

    Eureka

    Eureka Math is the District approved mathematics resource for grades K-8.  Eureka Math conceptually builds students’ knowledge, logically and thoroughly, to help them achieve deep understanding.  

    Used for Grades K-8

    Location - Eureka Teacher resources are located on the Math Website.

    Log in - NA

    Help - Resources can be found on the Math Website. You can also contact Amy Ingente (AmyIngente@u-46.org)

    Data Updates - NA

    Accessible at Home - Yes on the Math Website

     

    ST Math

     

    ST

    ST Math is a visual math program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math, and is used for students who are on our Universal Screener District Intervention List. All students that use ST Math need to be progress monitored. 1st and 2nd grades use Acadience Math for progress monitoring. 3rd through 6th grades use Star 360 for progress monitoring.

    Used for Grades 1-6

    Location - Staff and students log in using  Clever

    Log in - Students will use their google email or Clever badge to log into Clever. Once you are logged into clever it will automatically log you into ST Math without needing a username and password.

    Help - For all application issues please email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    For training manuals, fidelity guidance, teacher, parent and other ST resources please visit the Math Intervention webpage. Any other questions email Amy ingente (AmyIngente@u-46.org).

    Data updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    FASTT Math

     

    SAMWeb

    FASTT Math is an interactive and adaptive program which is used to build math fact fluency. FASTT Math is for students who are on our Universal Screener District intervention List. All students that use FASTT Math need to be progress monitored using Acadience Math.

    Used for Grades 3-6

    Location: Staff and students use the link in Clever.

    Help: For all login or any application issues please email curriculumapps@u-46.org. For training manuals, fidelity guidance, teacher, parent and other ST resources please visit the Math Intervention webpage. Any other questions email Amy ingente (AmyIngente@u-46.org).

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    Star 360 Math

     

    Star

    Star 360 Math is a progress monitoring tool which measures students’ conceptual understanding.  It is used for students who are receiving a math intervention.

    Used for Grades 3-12

    Location: Staff and Students use the Renaissance Place App in Clever.

    Help: For all login or any application issues please email curriculumapps@u-46.org. For training and teacher resources please visit the Math Intervention webpage. Any other questions email Amy ingente (AmyIngente@u-46.org).

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: No

     

    Acadience Math

     

    Acadience

    Acadience Math is a progress monitoring tool which measures students’ fact fluency.  It is used for students who are receiving a math intervention.

    Used for Grades 1-6

    Location: There is a link in Clever or https://acadiencelearning.net/

    Help: For technical issues email curriculumapps@u-46.org. For procedural questions email AmyIngente@u-46.org.

    Data Updates: We do updates every 2 weeks for the first 2 months of the school year. Then any staff or student changes please email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    Discovery Education

     

    Discovery

    Discovery Education Math Techbook is the District mathematics resource for students enrolled in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. It combines conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application to help all students develop a long-lasting mastery of mathematics.

    Used for Grades 7-12

    Location: Discovery App located in Clever

    Help: For technical support email curriculumapps@u-46.org. For curriculum and teacher resources go to the U46 Math Website.

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    Pearson MyLab - Math

     

    Pearson

    Pearson and My Math Lab is the District mathematics resource for students enrolled in Pre-Calculus, Finite and AP Calculus.

    Available for Grades 9-12

    Location: There is a Pearson MyLab app in Clever. You can go to their website which is located here. You can download the registration manual for teachers here.

    Help: Email curriculumapps@u-46.org for technical issues or if you need access codes for you class. For curriculum and teacher resources go to our U46 Math Website or email AmyIngente@u-46.org.

    Data Updates: N/A

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    Sapling AP Statistics

     

    Sapling

    Sapling Plus is the District mathematics resource for students enrolled in AP Statistics.  Sapling Stats develops students’ conceptual understanding and statistical thinking in real-world contexts.

    Available for Grades 9-12

    Location: Sapling Learning app located in Clever.

    Help: For technical support email curriculumapps@u-46.org. For curriculum and teacher resources go to the U46 Math Website.or email AmyIngente@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

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    Language Arts Resources


     

    Newsela

     

    Newsela

    Newsela is an online news-as-literacy platform (and Chrome app) that features current, high-interest articles on everything from current events to myths and legends and from literature to science.

    Used for Grades 2-12

    Location: Newsela app located in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    StudySync

     

    StudySync

    StudySync is a complete ELA curriculum designed to meet the rigorous academic needs of today’s classroom. In print or online, StudySync is designed to engage every student

    Used for Grades 6-12

    Location: McGraw Hill app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    Star 360 Literacy

     

    Star

    Star 360 Literacy  is a progress monitoring tool which measures students’ conceptual understanding.  It is used for students in grades who are on our Universal Screener District Intervention List.

     

    Location: Staff and Students use the Renaissance Place App in Clever.

    Help: Email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: No

     

    Acadience Reading

     

    Dibels

    Dibels Next, is a brief, standardized assessment that is individually administered. We use this as a progress monitoring tool for students K-2. If a student is receiving a literacy intervention you must progress monitor with Acadience Reading.

    Location: For Manuals, scoring booklets and other material you will go to the Literacy Website. You can access Acadience Literacy at https://dibels.uoregon.edu/user/login, there is also the CTL app in Clever for Acadience Literacy that will save your username and password.

    Help: For technical issues email curriculumapps@u-46.org. For procedural questions email CeliaBanks@u-46.org.

    Data Updates: We do updates every 2 weeks for the first 2 months of the school year. Then any staff or student changes please email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Accessible at Home: Yes

     

    Gale Databases

     

    Gale

    Gale provides original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries.

    Location: Gale app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Accessible at Home: Yes

    Here are the resources within Gale:
     

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context:

     

    Opposing  for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. the solution  features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

    Used for Grades 6-12

     

    Student Resources in Context:

      Student

    for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

    Used for Grades 9-12

     

    U.S. History in Context:

      US History

    for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

    Used for Grades 9-12

     

    World History in Context:

      World

    for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

    Used for Grades 6-12

     

    Science in Context:

      Science in context

    for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

    Used for Grades 6-12

     

    Biography in Context:

      biography

    for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia. Also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

    Used for Grades 6-12

     

    Research in Context:

      research

    Created specifically for middle-schoolers, it combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

    Used for Grades 6-8

     

    Literature in Context:

      Literature

    Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

    Used for Grades 9-12

     

    Kid InfoBits:

      infobits

    Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more.

    Used for Grades K-5

     

    iStation

     

    iStation

    iStation provides computer-based assessment and instruction in reading and writing. Students complete game-based lessons and activities led by animated characters while the program generates reports on their progress for teachers, parents and administrators.

    Used for K-6

    Location: iStation app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Tumblebooks

     

    Tumble

    TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books, available by subscription to Elementary Schools and Public Libraries around the world.TumbleBookLibrary includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite! As well as Math Stories!

    Used for Grades K-6

    Location: Tumbelbooks app in Clever.

    Help: curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    IRLA

     

    School Pace

    The Independent Reading Level Assessment Framework (IRLA) is the essential diagnostic and formative assessment tool that enables teachers to use the Common Core to establish a baseline reading level and outline a course of remediation, acceleration, or maintenance for each child and his/her family.

    Used for Grades 7-12

    Location: Schoolpace app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Read180

     

    SAMWeb

    Read 180 is a blended learning intervention program building reading comprehension, academic vocabulary, and writing skills for struggling students.

    Used for Grades 7-12

    Location: Students and staff use the link in Clever, they need to use their google email to log in

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

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    Science Resources


     

    National Geographic

     

    National

    National Geographic provides teacher and student resources in English and in Spanish. Teacher could project resources for whole class instruction or assign sections or individual or group work.

    Used for Grades 3 & 4

    Location: Students and staff use the link in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org 

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    HMH Science

     

    EdYourFriend1

    HMH Science provides teacher and student resources in English. Teacher could project resources for whole class instruction or assign sections or individual or group work.

    Used for Grades 5 & 6

    Location: Students and staff use the link in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org 

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Carolina Science Online

     

    Carolina

    Carolina Science provides teacher and student resources in English. Teacher could project resources for whole class instruction or assign sections or individual or group work.

    Used for Grades 7 & 8

    Location: https://carolinascienceonline.com/#/

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: NA

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Think Central

     

    think

    Think Central is used for Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This resource provides teacher and student materials. Teacher could project resources for whole class instruction or assign sections or individual or group work. Biology has PDF’s of the book in Spanish, but the ebook is not yet available in Spanish. Neither the Chemistry or Physics online materials are available in Spanish.

    Used for Grades 9-12

    Location: The think central application is found in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

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    Social Studies Resources


     

    HMH Into Social Studies (formerly Kids Discover)

     

    EdYourFriend1

    HMH Into Social Studies provides online versions of the student magazines in English and Spanish as well as context loading mini-activities for both teachers and students.  The app also includes curated access to relevant Google Expeditions and classroom SS activities.

    Used for Kindergarten only

    Location: Kids Discover app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    My World Social Studies

     

    Myworld

    My World Interactive is the online suite that accompanies student’s SS consumable resources. It is part online text with a series of literacy engagement tools ranging from audio to active reading tools like highlighting and note taking.  It is part differentiation tool, with a variety of leveled activities to assign individuals, groups, or to the entire class. It is part project based learning, with a variety of learning quests, activities and inquiry based experiences that develop skills for active and responsible citizenship.

    Used for Grades 1st - 5th

    Location: Pearson app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Discovering Our Past: A History of the World - Early Ages

     

    HistoryofWorld

    This online resource provides teacher resources in the form of activities, lecture slides, and videos to prepare students to engage in the text.  Additionally, the student facing app has the online book and access to the Learn Smart app, an adaptive learning program that tailors the experience to student demonstrated needs and abilities based on teacher managed content and time driven expectations.

    Used for Grade 6

    Location: McGraw Hill App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Newsela

     

    Newsela

    Newsela is an online news-as-literacy platform (and Chrome app) that features current, high-interest articles on everything from current events to myths and legends and from literature to science.

    Appropriate for all SS grades and levels

    Location: App located in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    World Cultures and Geography

     

    WorldCultures

    Social Studies Resource Found through the National Geographic app in Clever

    Used for Grades 7th

    Location: My NG Connect app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States Early Years

     

    HistoryofUS

    This online resource provides teacher resources in the form of activities, lecture slides, and videos to prepare students to engage in the text.  Additionally, the student facing app has the online book and access to the Learn Smart app, an adaptive learning program that tailors the experience to student demonstrated needs and abilities based on teacher managed content and time driven expectations.

    Used for 8th Grade

    Location: McGraw Hill App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    United States History and Geography of Modern Times

     

    US History and Geography

    This online resource provides teacher resources in the form of activities, lecture slides, and videos to prepare students to engage in the text.  Additionally, the student facing app has the online book and access to the Learn Smart app, an adaptive learning program that tailors the experience to student demonstrated needs and abilities based on teacher managed content and time driven expectations.

    Taken any time within Grades 10-12

    Location: McGraw Hill App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Understanding Economics

     

    Econ

    This online resource provides teacher resources in the form of activities, lecture slides, and videos to prepare students to engage in the text.  Additionally, the student facing app has the online book and access to the Learn Smart app, an adaptive learning program that tailors the experience to student demonstrated needs and abilities based on teacher managed content and time driven expectations.

    Taken any time within Grades 10-12

    Location: McGraw Hill App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Macgruder's American Government

     

    CIVICS

    Civics course

    Taken any time within Grades 10-12

    Location: Pearson App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Street Law

     

    Street Law

    Intro to Law and Law II course

    Taken any time within Grades 10-12

    Location: McGraw Hill App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    World History

     

    WorldHistory

    Prepare your students for an increasingly global future as you share the National Geographic Experience with your students. Visually appealing, engaging and relevant. includes resources for teachers and students

    Elective World History Course

    Available Grades 9-12

    Location: Pearson App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Geography: The Human and Physical World

     

    Geography Human World

    Elective World Geography Course

    Available Grades 9-12

    Location: McGraw Hill App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Thinking About Psychology

     

    Psychology

    Elective Psychology Course

    Available Grades 9-12

    Location: Bedford, Freeman and Worth website

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Sociology: A Down to Earth Approach

     

    Sociology down to earth

    Elective Sociology Course. 

    Available Grades 9-12

    Location: Located on the Pearson MyLab website

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org for course codes

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Art Through the Ages

     

     

    The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language. This global history of art includes extensive online resources and help for instructors and students.  The MindTap digital platform is where you will find all the digital resources. MindTap is the digital option that provides an interactive digital experience with a complete eBook,  Zoomable versions of images, videos, image flashcards, and quizzes and critical-thinking questions that help to bring art history to students around the globe. Used for AP Art History

    Available Grades 9-12

    Location: Cengage website

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: Nightly

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Krugman's Economics for AP

     

     

    Krugman’s online materials include short videos from co-author David Anderson to review the most important models and concepts for AP Macro accompanied by companion work to make sure students fully understand fundamental issues.  Additionally, there are section review videos from Jennifer Raphaels that focus on key economic concepts with an emphasis on how these concepts are commonly assessed on the AP exam. Used for AP Macroeconomics

    Available Grades 10-12

    Location: use code cards from publisher

    Help: email lpeterson@bfwpub.com

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Current Issues Series

     

     

    Elective International Relations Course. There is no online resource for this course

    Available Grades 9-12

    Location: N/A

    Help: email jacobvandermoortel@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: N/A

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    World Languages Resources


     

    VHL Supersite

     

    Vista

    Vista is a highly engaging and authentic print and digital language product that fosters an appreciation for world languages and cultures, both in and out of the classroom. We will use if for French levels 1-4 (courses using D’Accord series) and AP Spanish Language and Culture (using the Temas text)

    Used for Grades: 9-12

    Location: Vista Higher Learning App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

     

    Wayside Flextext

     

    Wayside

    Wayside is our Spanish Language resource. It is dedicated to creating innovative and engaging teaching materials for the evolving classroom. We will use it for Spanish levels 1-4 (using the Entre Culturas text)

    Used for Grades: 7-12

    Location: Wayside Publishing App in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

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    Fine Arts Resources


     

    Quaver Music

     

    Quaver

    Quaver Music is an online music resource adopted to support the elementary music curriculum.  This resource is a comprehensive set of lesson resources that is built on a foundation of standards-based instruction full of interactive elements and PDF lesson plans for a full 36-week school year.  In addition to ready-to-use lessons, teachers have access to a growing library of over 6,500 individual resources with powerful customization functionality to create lessons that suit every teaching style and student population.

    Used for Grades K-6 Music

    Location: The Quaver app in Clever

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes, with app

     

    Adobe Creative Cloud

     

    Adobe

    Adobe Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services from Adobe Systems that gives users access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, and digital artmaking, along with a set of mobile applications.

    Used for Grades 7-12 Art

    Location: Adobe Creative Cloud Web Sign-In Page

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes, limited with installation of apps

     

    MusicTheory.net

     

    MusicTheory

    MusicTheory.net is a web resource containing introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.

    Used for Grades 5-12 Music

    Location: https://www.musictheory.net/ OR

    https://classic.musictheory.net/ OR https://www.8notes.com/school/theory/musictheory/files/ 

    Help: email curriculumapps@u-46.org

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes

     

    Pixlr

     

    pixlr

    Pixlr is a cloud-based set of image tools and utilities, including a number of photo editors, a screen grabber browser extension, and a photo sharing service. The suite was intended for non-professionals, however, the apps range from simple to advanced photo editing.

    Used for Grades 7-12 Art

     Location: https://pixlr.com/

    Help: 

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes

     

    Note Racer

     

    MusicRacer

    Music Racer is designed to help music students learn literacy and basic instrument fingerings.  Students may improve fingering and literacy skills by gaining feedback at home at any time. This game is a rewarding enrichment tool to enhance and reinforce previously learned information.

    Supports Grades 5-12

    Location: http://www.musicracer.com/

    Help: 

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes

     

    SmartMusic

     

    SmartMusic

    SmartMusic is a subscription-based, online music education platform that connects teachers and students.  Teachers have access to an unrivaled library of music from which to create individualized assignments for every student.  Students receive immediate feedback as they practice each assignment. Their best performances are sent back to the teacher for grading and additional guidance.  Plus, built-in notation tools allow teachers to import, edit, and create music, producing custom content for their students.

    Used for Grades 5-12 Music

    Location: https://admin.smartmusic.com/login

    Help: 

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes

     

    NoteRacer

     

    NoteRacer

    NoteRacer is a great tool for beginners and experts to learn and improve musical skills.  This app allows users to practice reading musical notes while being able to customize the notes that they want to learn.  As students advance, they may challenge the NoteRacer game, advancing through as many levels as they can while musical notes scroll faster and faster across the screen. 

    Used for Grades 5-12 Music

     Location: This is an app to download onto devices.  http://noteracer.com/

    Help: 

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes

     

    MusicFirst

     

    MusicFirst1

    MusicFirst offers K-12 music educators, and their students, affordable, cloud-based music software solutions.  Programs included in this subscription-based platform include Auralia, Musition, and Noteflight.

    Used for Grades 9-12 Music Theory

     Location: https://u46.musicfirstclassroom.com/login

    Help: 

    Data Updates: N/A

    Available at Home: Yes

    Works on Chromebooks: Yes, limited

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