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.

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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DreamBox

DreamBox is a K-8 online math program that supplements core instruction in the classroom or at home and is proven to increase math growth. It works on tablets and computers, at no cost to

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Canva

Canva is a fast, easy way to create posters, postcards, infographics, or anything visual you can imagine! You can start with a template or start from scratch, and Canva is

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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. Two Important Notes About Seesaw: Students and families access Seesaw using

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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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