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Resource Information for Parents & Students

The following web resources support the Kyrene curriculum.
 

BookFLIX logo


           At Home
Grades PreK-3: Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. 
             
Login information: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information while at home.
              
Site Resources & Support
Site Help
 
Dreambox logo Grades K-5: DreamBox Learning Math is an online program with educational games that are individualized for student, adapting the curriculum just for them. It’s a fun, effective math learning environment.
  
Login Information: Home logon is the Kyrene student number and password in this form: ksd\student# and password.
 
Site Resources
Site Help
  
 
Discovery Education logo Grades K-8:  Discovery Education provides engaging, standards-aligned rich media and world-class content to take students beyond the classroom. 
   
Login Information: Log in with Kyrene student number and password.
  
Site Parent Resources
Site Help
 
BrainPOP logo Grades K-8: BrainPOP, BrainPOP jr., BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL creates online, animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
  
Login information: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information. 
   
BrainPOP Tour
Site Help
 
Typing Agent logo Grades 2-8:  Typing Agent makes learning to type easy and fun with "Secret Agent" themed games and a cool learning environment to engage students. 
 
Login Information: Home logon is the Kyrene student number and password in this form: ksd\student# and password.

Kyrene Typing Agent Assistance    
              
K12 Share Grades K-8:  K12 Share is Tech4Learning's safe, online service for publishing student work created in Share, Pixie 3, and Frames 5. Students and teachers can publish and manage student work without ever leaving the program.
 
Login information: Log in with Kyrene student number and password.

Kyrene K12 Share Assistance
              
Harcourt Trophies logo Grades K-5:  Grade Level Theme Pages that support the use of Harcourt Trophies by Kyrene students and teachers in the classroom.
 
Login information: No logon needed to access or use the pages of resources.
            
Harcourt School Publishers 
Kyrene Theme Page Assistance
             
 Google Apps Grades K-8: Google Apps provides a secure online environment for Kyrene students, teachers, and staff to communicate, store files, and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time from school, work, or home.
    
Login information: Students and teachers log in with their Kyrene username and password.
Students: Username: 543210@myksd.org
       
Kyrene Google Apps Assistance
   
NBC Learn logo Grades 6-8:  Through NBC Learn, NBC News offers unique collections of video resources, primary sources, historic footage, images, mini-documentaries and text resources designed for use in the K-12 classroom.
 
Login information: Home logon is the Kyrene student number and password in this form: ksd\student# and password.     
            
Site Help
  
Arizona Libraries logo Grades K-8:  Arizona State Library, through AZ Library, serves the information needs of Arizona citizens and provides access to unique historical and contemporary resources. Students and adults can use this site to support research projects with the online repository of links and database information.
 
Login information: No logon required.
 
Contact School Media Specialist for Assistance
  
worldbook Grades K-8:  The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
 
Login information: Home logon is the Kyrene student number and password in this form: ksd\student# and password.
              
Online Tutorials
Site Training Guide
  
Destiny Library Systems logo Grades K-8:  Kyrene's Destiny Library System allows 24/7 access for students to search their school's library collection from school or from home, helping both students and teachers achieve technology literacy. 
               
Login information: Contact the school media specialist for logon information.
  
iPad App Information
              
iClipart logo Grades K-8:  iClipArt for Schools provides downloadable royalty-free clipart images, photos, web graphics, animations, sounds, and fonts for use in projects by Kyrene students and staff.
 
Login information: Home logon is the Kyrene student number and password in this form: ksd\student# and password.
               
Kyrene iClipArt Assistance
  
Read&Write Gold Logo Grades K-8:   Read&Write Gold includes many features to assist students with reading, writing, and study skills including a text-to-speech feature that reads aloud text found in documents or on the web.

Login information: Logon is the Kyrene student number and password in this form: ksd\student# and password or ksd\jdoe for teacher access.
 
TextHelp Support   
   
PBL logo Grades K-5: Kyrene's Project Based Learning Units are created by Kyrene teachers and principals and include Student Activity Guides. These Google Sites are available for teachers to use. 
 
Login information: No logon required.
  
Kyrene PBL Support
                
task card button Grades K-5: Kyrene's Integrated Task Cards are work station task cards created by Kyrene teachers to provide students with meaningful practice to increase mastery of the ELA College and Career Ready Standards and Content Area Standards.
 
Login information: Students and teachers log in with their Kyrene username and password.
  
Kyrene Integrated Task Cards Support
 
Kid Friendly Search Engines Grades K-8: Kid Friendly Search Engines is a collection of Google custom search engines created by Kyrene teachers who have selected quality websites on a variety of curriculum topics. These custom search engines restrict search results based on specific web sites and pages specified. 
  
Login information: No logon required.
  
Kyrene Kid Friendly Search Engine Support
 
DefinedSTEM Grades 3-8: DefinedSTEM integrates core knowledge with real-world topics into cross-curricular lessons. 
  
Login information: Students enter the assignment code given by their classroom teacher.
  
Learn About DefinedSTEM
Kyrene DefinedSTEM Assistance
    
Blackboard logo Grades K-8:  Blackboard is a web based environment and course-management system designed to allow students to participate in classes delivered online or use online materials and activities to complement face-to-face teaching.
 
Login information: Students log on using their Kyrene username and password.
               
Blackboard Learning Center
              
Wixie For select KTTP 2.0 classrooms:  Wixie, the web version of Pixie, is an online authoring tool students use to construct knowledge and communicate ideas whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
   
Login information:  Students get their login information from their classroom teacher
    
Kyrene Wixie Assistance
   
Turn-It In button Grades 6-8: Turnitin is a powerful tool for Kyrene’s 6th-8th grade students where students submit their writing assignments electronically. Teachers can run an originality check, quickly mark a paper for grammar, spelling and usage and provide meaningful feedback, written or audio, to students to help them improve their writing.

Login information: Teachers and students logon using the Kyrene logon and password.

Kyrene Turnitin Assistance
               
STAR Math logo Grades K-8: STAR Math is a universal screener and practice for Kyrene teachers and students. This is only available for access while on the Kyrene Network.
                      
Kyrene STAR Math Assistance 
                 
Illuminate student logiin Grades K-8:  The illuminate data and assessment tool helps districts analyze data, develop and administer formative and summative assessments, and report results to inform instruction. 
 
Login information: Teachers and students logon using their Kyrene logon and password.
            
Kyrene illuminate Assistance
    
Student VUE logo Grades K-8:  With the Synergy StudentVUE and ParentVUE web portal, students and parents can access information on assignments and scores, attendance, discipline, and more.
 
Student login information: Students use their Kyrene logon and password. Parents are provided a logon and password from the school.

StudentVUE/ParentVUE FAQs
               
NOTE:  The following Textbook & Additional Resources may be specific to a class in which particular students are enrolled.
Holt McDougal logo Grades 6-8:  Holt McDougal online supports the use of Holt and McDougal Littel Spanish products in middle school classrooms.
  
Login Information: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information.
  
Kyrene Holt McDougal Assistance 
  
Write Source logo
Grades 6-8:  Write Source is a supplemental online resource to support language arts instruction in the Middle School.
 
Login Information: No logon required.
 
Harcourt Trophies logo Grades K-5:  Harcourt Trophies website of reading and language support for students and teachers. Divided by grade level, this site extends the Harcourt Trophies textbooks and stories used in the classroom.
  
Login Information: No logon required.
  
Site Support
                                
Classzone logo Grades 6-8:  McDougal Littell provides online Social Studies textbooks and resources.
   
Login Information: Teacher and student logon is specific by grade level. Contact the classroom teacher for logon information.   

Kyrene McDougal Littell Assistance 
  
Science and Technology Concepts logo Grades 6-8: Science and Math:  STC from Carolina Curriculum for Science and Math supports science and math instruction in Middle School.

Login Information: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information.
  
Kyrene STC Assistance 
  
SRP logo Grades 4 and 6:  SRP provides teacher with a collection of interactive learning experiences about energy and the environment through eJourneys.
  
Login Information:  No logon required.
   
Kyrene SRP Assistance
 
SEPUP logo Grades 6-8:  SEPUP (Science Education for Public Understanding Program) provides instructional materials to support classroom science education.
  
Login Information: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information. 
  
Kyrene SEPUP Assistance
  
 FOSS logo Grades K-5:  FOSSWeb online Science provides resources to support the K-5 science kits and science instruction in elementary schools.
  
Login Information: No logon required.

Read Live logo Grades K-5:  Read Live is a Tier 2 intervention for students who have been identified as needing support in the area of fluency.

Login Information: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information.
  
Kyrene Read Live Assistance
  
myMATHuniverse
Grades 6-8: myMATHuniverse is the online CMP3 textbook resource for students to access textbook materials at school and home.
 
Login Information
: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information.
  
Kyrene myMATHuniverse Assistance
 
Transmath logo
Grades 6-8:  TransMath provides an online teacher's manual called Mbook for students receiving instruction using this program.
  
Login Information
:  Teacher user ID and password assigned by ESS Department.
   
Contact the ESS Department for assistance with access
  
Maravillas button Grades K-5 Dual Language: McGraw Hill Maravillas is a reading program with access to Spanish literature and informational text designed to meet Common Core State Standards for Reading/Language Arts.
 
Login Information
: Contact your child's dual language Spanish teacher for logon information.
  
Kyrene Maravillas Assistance
 
MathXL Grades 6-8: MathXL is an online math resource for students to practice math skills.
 
Login Information
: Contact the classroom teacher for logon information. 
  
Kyrene MathXL Assistance
 
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