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.

Sphero Mini

The Sphero Mini is in limited use in a few CDS lower school classrooms. This great 4-minute tutorial shows set-up, charging and ways to use it! A few key things

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SoundTrap for Education

For use by Middle School Students INSTALLATION: On CDS iPads, if not already installed:• Go to the SELF SERVICE app • Click INSTALL/REINSTALL for the SOUNDTRAP app You may need

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Wet Dry Try

The Wet Dry Try app allows students to practice letters and number writing. It is available via a school-license, or free or paid (at-home) versions. CDS students can be assigned

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Kids A-Z

Kids A-Z is set up by teachers for students to access a shelf full of books at their ‘just right’ reading level. Questions at the end of each book gauge

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PhET Interactive Simulations

How it works: Students can try various simulations of math and science concepts. https://phet.colorado.edu/en/teaching-resources/browse-activities?sims=all&types=all&subjects=all&levels=K_5&locales=all&query= Privacy Policy: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/android-app-privacy-policy

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Epic!

Epic! offers unlimited free access to books during the school day plus LIMITED after hour and weekend access through the end of the 2021 school year. During school hours Epic!

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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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