Distance Learning

March 2020 – St. Michael Catholic School is working diligently to ensure it meets the needs of our families and continues to provide educational materials to our students. The instructional services will be an extension of our current curriculum and online learning system that has been used by students, teachers, and parents this school year.


You may view the 2020-2021 COVID-19 Plan HERE. This “Readiness for Safe Return to School” document was updated on July 29, 2020.


COVID-19 RESOURCES


FACTS / RENWEB

Family Portal Login – Parents may log in here to access their FACTS accounts (including tuition payments, and students’ classes, grades, and homework).


ACCELERATED READER / RENAISSANCE

Accelerated Reader – Students will NOT be able to take an AR test from home during the summer.

AR Book Find – Students and parents may go here to see if a book has an AR test.

Renaissance Home Connect – Parents will find a student’s overall AR progress here.


CONNECTED

connectED – Students may log in here to view their Math and History textbooks.


ONLINE BOOK RESOURCES

  • Audible (3K-8th grade) – Audio books that are currently free for anyone to use.
  • Epic (3K-8th grade) – Online books and audio books that are free for educators. Parents can currently get one month free.
  • Junior Library Guild (Elementary) and Junior Library Guild (Middle School) – Online access to illustrated books and chapter books that are currently free for anyone to use.
  • Lerner (PK-5) and Lerner (6-8) – Online access to illustrated books, chapter books, and audio books that is currently free for anyone to use. 
  • MyOn – Online access to digital books and daily  news articles. Currently free through June 30, 2020 by using the following log in information: School Name: Read at Home / Username: readnow / Password: myon
  • Reading IQ (3K-6th grade) – Online books that are currently accessible to parents for free by using the school code SCHOOL7581
  • Storyline Online (3K-4th grade) – Online videos featuring actors reading children’s books that are currently free for anyone to use
  • Story Time from Space (3K-4th grade) – Online videos of astronauts reading children’s books from space that is free for anyone to use
  • Vooks (3K-4th grade) – Kid-safe online streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks that parents can currently get free for one month

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SITES (USED AT SCHOOL)

  • ABC Mouse (3K-2nd grade) – Currently offering parents free access by following the link above and using the school code SCHOOL7581. Covers Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music, and Art.
  • ABC Ya (PK-6th grade) – Covers Letters, Numbers, Skills, and Strategy.
  • Brain POP (3rd-8th grades) – Covers Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts, Music, Health, SEL, Engineering, and Technology.
  • Brain Pop Jr. (K-3rd grade) – Covers Science, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Social Studies, Arts, and Technology.
  • Brainzy (1st-4th grades) – Students may access their school accounts by going to the link and signing in with a provided student code. Covers Math, Reading, Writing, and Typing.
  • Code.org (3rd-8th grades) – Jr. high students should sign in with their school Google accounts. Covers Coding and Computer Science.
  • Discovery Education – 3K-8th grades – Students may access their school accounts by going to the link and signing in with provided log in information. Covers Science, Social Studies, Math, and STEAM.
  • DuoLingo (5th-8th grade) – Jr. high students should sign in with their school Google accounts. Covers Spanish.
  • EduTyping (K-5th grade) – Students may access their school accounts by going to the link, clicking on Student Login, and signing in with provided log in information. Covers Keyboarding.
  • Fun Brain (3K-8th grade) – Covers Math and Reading.
  • Go Noodle (3K-4th grade) – Covers Physical Education through videos. 
  • iCivics (5th-8th grades) – Covers Civics, Government, and History.
  • IXL (1st-6th grades) – Students may access their school accounts by going to the link and signing in with provided log in information. Covers Math, Social Studies, and Science.
  • Khan Academy (K-8th grade) – Jr. high students should sign in with their school Google accounts. Covers Math, Science, Engineering, History, Government, Grammar, Art History, Economics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Personal Finance, and more.
  • Lexia (K-5th grade) – Initial activation with teacher email required (mpkoeth@stmichaelswords.org). Students may access their school accounts by going to the link, clicking on Student Login, and signing in with provided log in information. Covers Literacy.
  • Mr. Nussbaum (K-6) – Covers Math, Language Arts, History, Geography, and Science.
  • PBS Kids (3K-3rd grade) – Covers Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling, Engineering, Music, Art, SEL, Problem Solving, and more.
  • Starfall (PK-3rd grade) – Covers Math, Language Arts, Music, and Seasons.
  • StoryBoard That (5th-8th grade) – Jr. high students should sign in with their school Google accounts. Covers Online Storyboard and Comics Creation. 

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SITES (ADDITIONAL RESOURCES)

  • Art for Kids Hub (1st-6th grades) – Covers Art through Videos.
  • Babble Dabble Do (3K-4th grade) – Covers Art, Design, Science, and Engineering through videos.
  • Math Playground (1st-6th grades) – Covers Math.
  • Mystery Science (K-5th grade) – Covers Science.
  • PBS Kids for Parents (3K-3rd grade) – Covers SEL, Literacy, Math, Science, and Arts through Videos, Games, and Crafts.
  • PBS Learning Media (3K-8th grade) – Covers Social Studies, ELAR, Science, Arts, Math, Engineering, Technology, Health, and Physical Education through Videos and Interactive Materials.
  • Prodigy Math (1st-8th grades) – Covers Math. Anyone can create an account, but jr. high students could sign in with their school Google accounts.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home (3K-8th grade) – Covers Reading, Science, Social Studies, SEL, and Geography through Projects Based on Stories, Virtual Field Trips, Reading, and Geography Challenges.
  • Wide Open School (3K-8th grade) – Covers Reading, Writing, Math, SEL, Social Studies, Science, Arts, Music, Physical Education, and Life Skills.