APPS & WEBSITES FOR COURSEWORK

At CDS, we strive for student success during this Online Home Learning period. Review the list of Apps/Websites that we use for our coursework below and how to access the sites/app.

Newsela

Newsela takes authentic content from the world’s most trusted providers and turn it into learning materials that are classroom-ready. INSTALLATION: On CDS iPads, if not already installed:• Go to the

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Seesaw

Seesaw is where ECP and lower school students access teacher posted content, zoom schedules, and teacher notifications and comments. Three Important Notes About Seesaw: Students access Seesaw with the “Class

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GarageBand

INSTALLATION: On CDS iPads, if not already installed or need to reinstall:• Go to the SELF SERVICE app • Click INSTALL/REINSTALL for the GarageBand appYou may need to click install

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Canvas

For Middle School Students Logging in ON LAPTOP: To access Canvas, go to:https://cds.onelogin.com/portal/ Login with your CDS username and password.Example: If your email is , your username is: samd2022)If you get a

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Sora

Wondering where to read eBooks and listen to audiobooks free? Try Sora! What is Sora by Overdrive?  An app and website where students and families access electronic reading and listening.

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Google

Student Google Credentials: All CDS students now have Google log in credentials that can be used to sign into many platforms including Zoom. If a student has trouble signing in

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Khan Academy

For Middle School Students only. Installation On CDS iPads, if not already installed or need to reinstall:• Go to the SELF SERVICE app • Click INSTALL/REINSTALL for the GarageBand appYou

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Zoom

Zoom is used for synchronous learning at CDS. CDS students sign in using their Google username and password. Zoom etiquette is set per Division and additionally per teacher in terms

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TypingClub

TypingClub is an educational platform for keyboarding that is app and web-based. If using the “EdClub” app: open the app enter the school code “cds-sf” tap “Sign in with Google“ enter

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Lexia

Lexia Core5 Reading is used by CDS Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. Starting Out In Lexia: Open the Lexia Core5 app or go to lexiacore5.com//register when first logging in

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Flocabulary

Flocabulary offers music-inspired videos, quizzes, vocab cards and games, reading and response prompts, and a “lyrics lab” related to language arts, life skills, math, social science, science and vocabulary. Free

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Flipgrid

Flipgrid is a creative platform that invites students to create and share videos on topics or challenges created by educators. Each grid includes separate “topics” where students post, view and

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