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  • Hello Panther Families,

     

    Here are some online resources and activities you can use to help your children at home. 

    Links are updated frequently, so check back often!

     

    Schoology: 

    There are resources for every grade level and subject area located in your child(ren)'s Schoology account.  Students can access Schoology through Clever. 

    You can also download the Schoology App from the App store on your mobile device.

    https://schoology.buffaloschools.org/

     

    Clever Online: A personalized suite of apps for students provided by the Buffalo School District.

    To access you will need your personal 900# and password or QR code. Ask Mr. Geyer or your child's teacher for assistance.

    https://clever.com/in/buffalo 

     

    Curriculum Guides: Guides and materials provided by the district, organized by grade and subject. (Scroll down or choose from the menu on the left side of the screen)

    https://www.buffaloschools.org/Page/88557

     

    BPS Desktop Home Access Instructions: How to access your saved files and apps from home

    https://www.buffaloschools.org/students

     

    Office 365 Installation and Access: How to log in to Office 365 and use the apps online and/or dowlonad to your device

    https://www.buffaloschools.org/cms/lib/NY01913551/Centricity/Domain/10/How%20to%20install%20Office%20365%20at%20home%20student.pdf

     

    Parent Portal: If you have not done so already, please sign up for Parent Portal.  This is a tool to access all school related data on your child(ren).

    https://www.buffaloschools.org/Page/2380

     

    World Book Online: This is an online encyclopedia that offers various levels for our learners.  This resource also offers translation feature which will translate articles into a wide selection of languages.

    www.worldbookonline.org

    To access you will need a username and password

    Username: buffalo1        password: schools

     

    Brain Pop: a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12, together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music

    User Name: nypl

    Password: library

    Available resources  - Brain Pop, Brain Pop Jr., Brain Pop Spanish, and Brain Pop Ell.

     

    Moby Max: Practice your fact fluency using Moby Max.

     

    NOVEL NY: This is a FREE online hub of encyclopedias and databases. Databases are collections of books, newspapers, magazines, images, audio, video, etc.

    www.novelnewyork.org  (once accessed, click on search the NOVELny databases now)

     

    Storyline Online: free children’s literacy resource; a collection of videos of celebrity storytellers reading books

    www.storylineonline.net

     

    Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries: access eBooks and audio books using your BECPL library card

    www.buffalolib.org

     

    Tynker.com: Coding for kids 

    https://www.tynker.com/dashboard/student/#/dashboard

     

    Code.org: Hour of Code; Practice coding skills using characters from popular games

    https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

     

    Code Monster:  Code Monster features two adjacent boxes. One displays code, the other shows what the code does. As you play with the code (with some help from a prompt), you learn what each command does.

    http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster 

     

    Smithsonian: A compilation of fun and educational websites for students

    www.si.edu/kids

     

    Into the Book: Play games that practice reading strategies

    www.reading.ecb.org

     

    Scholastic Magazine:  https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

     

    Khan Academy: Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization that produces short lessons in the form of videos. Its website also includes supplementary practice exercises and materials for educators and parents.

    www.khanacademy.org          Parents Quick Start Guide can be found here: https://khanacademy.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040168512-Parent-Quick-Start-Guide