Home Learning Resources

To support families during this challenging time amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have compiled a list of resources to continue learning at home. This list will expand in the coming weeks.

We are also working on videos that explain what the resources are and how they can be used.

This learning is not required, and it will not be graded; but we hope it engages students and encourages learning at home.

All Resources

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  • ABCya

    Educational games that introduce learning standards in English, math, and science.

    Subject(s): Computers, English, Math, Science

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Actively Learning

    An online platform with articles, many relating to current events and high-interest stories. Students can take notes and highlight as they read. Students can log in with their Google account.

    Subject(s): English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • AP Students College Board

    Students will be required to use their information from their AP courses to log in to the site. Resources and courses for students that are currently taking an Advanced Placement course.

    Subject(s): Computers, English, Math, Science

    Grade(s): 9-12

  • Be Internet Awesome

    Google created Be Internet Awesome to help kids be prepared to make smart decisions online and give them the fundamentals of digital citizenship and internet safety.  They also have Digital Safety Resources for families.

    Watch our YouTube video How to use & access Be Internet Awesome & Interland

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Book Creator

    Students can write and design their own books.  They can customize their book layouts and transform their writing into an engaging book format.  They can even include multimedia elements too. Students need a code from the teacher to join a class library to login.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to Use and Access Book Creator

    Subject(s): Creativity, English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Bridges in Mathematics

    Based on the curriculum that Battle Ground uses to teach math in grades K-5. Math apps available on a variety of platforms, including Chromebooks. The apps include things like math vocabulary, fractions, and pattern shapes.

    Watch our YouTube video How to use Bridges Math Apps

    Subject(s): Math

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Code.org

    The curriculum is designed to be completed in the classroom, but students can explore the courses online as well. Primary School Courses, Middle School Courses, High School Courses.  Middle and high schoolers can design an app in App Lab or design a game or animation in Game Lab.

    Watch our YouTube video How to Use Code.org curriculum & activities

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Desmos

    An online graphing calculator program where students can practice their math skills.  Activities can be accessed and viewed in student preview without needing a class to facilitate. Calculator options:

    4-function

    Scientific

    Graphing

     

    Subject(s): Math

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Foss Web

    The website that aligns with Washington State learning standards for science (NGSS) and in-class kits that includes modules on different science topics broken up by grade level bands. Students will need to use their Class Login from their teacher.

     

    Watch our YouTube video How to use & access FOSS Web Science

    Subject(s): Science

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Google Arts & Culture

    Explore cultural sites and museums with guided tours and 360° immersive views. 3D objects and artworks are also included with a vast collection of articles on topics ranging from ancient history to contemporary art.

    Subject(s): Creativity, English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12

  • Google Blogger

    Students can keep a blog to practice writing, document their experiences, and/or write about a subject or subjects they care about.  A blog can also be used to plan out and write parts, like character development or research, for a larger work.

    Subject(s): English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Google Classroom from Home

    Battle Ground Public Schools show how to use Google Classroom from Home

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Google Classroom Parent Summaries

    Battle Ground Public Schools shows how to get Parent Summaries from Google Classroom.

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Hour of Code

    Learn about coding in highly engaging activities that include many characters from games, tv shows, and movies that students might recognize and enjoy.  The activities are stand-alone and can be done in any order and at any time and no coding background is needed.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to use Hour of Code

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • iCivics

    Engages students in thoughtful and active citizenship and prepares them for civic participation.  It has a series of civics-based games to build skills and concepts around civics in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to use & access iCivics games

    Subject(s): English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12

  • Illustrative/Open Up Math

    Students can access 6-8 grade math lessons, activities, and resources using the Open Up Math Resources website, the companion to our district middle school math curriculum.

    Subject(s): Math

    Grade(s): 5-8

  • Imagine Learning

    Promotes the development of English language literacy in reading, writing, listening and speaking. The app is dynamic and paced for each individual student.  Sign in with site code 5300380 and student username and password.  Email Stephanie Welniak for username and password assistance.

    Subject(s): English Learners

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Khan Academy Arts & Humanities

    Mini-courses that are video-based and split by grade level and subject area in math. Courses range from primary to AP high school level. These courses are self-paced and include practice checks.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to use Khan Academy’s Art & Humanities

    Subject(s): Creativity

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Khan Academy Imagineering in a Box

    designed to pull back the curtain to show you how artists, designers and engineers work together to create theme parks. Go behind the scenes with Disney Imagineers and complete project-based exercises to design a theme park of your very own.

    Watch our YouTube video on  How to use Khan Academy’s Imagineering in a Box

    Subject(s): Creativity

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12

  • Khan Academy Math

    Mini-courses that are video-based and split by grade level and subject area in math. Courses range from primary to AP high school level. These courses are self-paced and include practice checks.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to use Khan Academy’s Math

    Subject(s): Math

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Khan Academy Science

    Mini-courses that are video-based and split by subject area in science. Courses cover high school level content, including AP. These courses are self-paced and include practice checks.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to use Khan Academy’s Science

    Subject(s): Science

    Grade(s): 9-12

  • Moby Max

    Online math practice for primary grades with engaging levels and aligned with standards.  If students do not have a login, please email Molly Stickler at stickler.molly@battlegroundps.org.

    Login instructions

    Subject(s): Math

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Mystery Science

    Open and Go Lessons that inspire kids to love Science.  K-5 Science Curriculum

    Mystery Science

    Subject(s): Science

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • National Geographic Kids

    Explore games, videos, and engaging information on a range of topics including animals, space, and things that are weird but true.  The site includes information for older students on the Explorer Academy series.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to Use Nat Geo Kids

    Subject(s): Science

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Newsela

    Online platform with articles, many relating to current events and high-interest stories.  Students can search for articles based on topics or subjects. Students can log in with Google.

    Subject(s): English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • NOVA

    Educational science videos on a variety of topics.  There are full episodes and short videos. NOVA Labs are 360° immersive experiences on different topics where students can go on different missions and games and learn about different science concepts.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to Use NOVA and NOVA labs

    Subject(s): Science

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • PBSkids

    Games, videos and activities provided by PBS.

    Subject(s): Creativity, English

    Grade(s): 5-8, K-4

  • Pearson Realize

    Access through HelloID
    Pearson Realize is an online textbook for high school students. Using the HelloID login page on their Chromebooks, high school students can access their online English and Social Studies textbooks.

    Subject(s): English, Math

    Grade(s): 9-12

  • PhET Simulations

    Interactive science and math simulations that are research and standards-based.  Students can: click and drag to interact with simulation features, use sliders to increase and decrease parameters, choose between options with radio buttons, and make measurements in your experiments with various instruments.

    Watch our video on How to Use PhET Simulations

    Subject(s): Math, Science

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Read Along app for Android devices

    Kids can learn at home with Read Along by Google click here for more information.

     

    Subject(s): English, English Learners

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12

  • Scholastic: Learn at Home

    Free website with “day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.” The projects and articles are broken up by grade level and a new set of engaging cross-curricular activities will be posted each week for students to experience.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to Use Scholastic Learn at Home

    Subject(s): English

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Scratch and Scratch Jr.

    With Scratch, students can create games and animations. The site includes tutorials and activity guides as well as coding cards and starter projects.  Scratch Jr. is an app for younger students to explore creating with coding principles. It is available for free on iOS and Android devices as well as on Chromebooks through the Chrome Webstore.

    Scratch Ideas

    Watch our YouTube video on How to Use Scratch Coding Activities

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Starfall

    Educational songs and games for preschool and kindergarten students.

    Subject(s): English, Math

    Grade(s): K-4

  • Stop Motion Studio

    Create stop motion videos using the app on personal devices at home with anything they choose to animate.  The example video in the app uses paper, but Legos are a popular choice for characters. It is available on both iOS and in the Google Play Store.  There is a free version that has some great features, but the paid versions can be accessed here

    Subject(s): Creativity

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Tinkercad

    Online app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. Students can design with block coding and animate their creation in a GIF. Another option in Tinkercad is to learn how to design 3D models. Students can use the program to design and create, they can place an order to have their designs 3D printed.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to Use Tinkercard 3D Design

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Tour Creator

    With Tour Creator, students can use Google Earth’s street view to create their own Google Expeditions. They can choose a place like the Amazon or a theme like volcanoes and create a 360 tour that goes to different places they choose on Google Earth. They can use any device to go on the tour.

    Watch our YouTube video on How to use Google’s Tour Creator

    Subject(s): Creativity

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • WeVideo

    Video creation and editing program that is web-based so it can be accessed from anywhere. Students can use the stock media in WeVideo to create and edit video projects, or they can film their own videos and edit them using the WeVideo program. Everyone in our district has a premium account with WeVideo by signing in with your Google account info.

    Subject(s): Creativity

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

  • Wide Open School

    Common Sense Media’s Wide Open School is an online hub of learning resources from respected educational and media companies.

    Subject(s): Computers

    Grade(s): 5-8, 9-12, K-4

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