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.

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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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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IXL

IXL functions as an iPad app and on computer browsers, and supports nearly all academic areas and grade levels. To log in, students need a classroom code from their teacher.

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BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.

An educational website for kids, Brainpop Jr. (grades 1-3) and BrainPop (grades 4 & up) provide lessons and resources for arts & technology, health, reading & writing, science and social

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