Digital and Distance Questions Answered
1) What do I my child is sick?
2) What do I do if I or my child test positive for COVID-19?
3) What do I do if my student will be absent for Zoom classes?
4) What do I do if my student can not attend live in session classes?
5) How do I address WiFi issues?
6) What do I do if I am experiencing Zoom problems?
7) How do we drop off and pick up our students from school?
8) What steps is DCS taking to mitigate the spread of COVID-19?
9) What do I do if my student is feeling overwhelmed?
10) How do I guide my student in using technology responsibly?
Great Free Resources
|cK-12||This website includes online textbooks and activities in various content areas such as math, science, and social studies. Content can be accessed on most mobile devices.|
|https://www.pluggedin.com/||Media guide for families presented by Focus on the Family|
|Parent Resource Page||This is a curated list of resources and links to websites to support math learning at home.|
|https://afterschoolhelp.com/||This is a free resource from BJU press for students, requiring no registration. They will find tutorial videos and exercises to review and practice key course concepts for math, Grades 7–12, and English, Grades 4–12.|
|https://www.icr.org/thatsafact||Science videos from Creation Research Institute.|
|https://answersingenesis.org/kids/videos/||Science videos from Ken Ham’s Answers in Genesis|
|International Children’s Digital LibraryespañolEnglish||ICDL is a collection of literature and informational texts that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. They are available in multiple languages. Visitors can use the search engine or create an account to keep a bookshelf of preferred books and set various personal preferences.|
|iReady & Ready Activity Packs||These printable at-home activity packs are designed to provide students with valuable self-directed exercises and practice in math and reading for Grades K - 8. Resources are also available in Spanish.|
|Khan AcademyKhan Academy en español||Lessons for almost every subject.|
|quill.org||A writing site for students|
|Use caution; it's got all types of music videos and those can be good or bad depending on the type of song you choose, but there is a Christian music category, and all those are fine.|
|National Geographic Kids||Students can use this website to watch science experiments and animal cameras. Numerous activities are available across content areas.|
|Great Virtual Museums|
Virtual Field Trips
|Mount Vernon, Olympic Museum, British Museum, Battlefields and more|
|More virtual field trips||Virtual Field Trips from ASU|
|Marine Biology Camp for kids||Marine Biology Camp for students|
|Discovery for Kids||Resources for kids from Discovery|
|Imagineering in a Box||Opportunity to design a new Disney Theme Park|
|Age of Learning||A lot of great resources for K-8th grade including ABS Mouse and Adventure Academy|
|Future Engineer||Engineering resources|
|Various Craft Projects5 Minute Crafts||Art websites or 5 minute crafts on YouTube Channel|
|Open Physical Education Network Active Home||These online tools include resources for parents and families to make their home an active home and provide meaningful movement opportunities.|
|PBSKids PreK-6||This collection of learning resources covers an array of topics and includes games and videos.|
|PBS Parent Resources for Children Ages 2-8||These resources cover a wide range of topics including arts, literacy, math, and science.|
|NASA for students||NASA for students|
|Really Great Reading Letter Tile Free Play||The publishers of Countdown, Blast, and HD Word have made a free virtual board with letter and sound tiles. The free play will be available until the end of April.|
|Scholastic Learn at Home: Grades PreK-KScholastic Learn at Home:|
|These online learning experiences are built around a meaningful story or video. Users must set up a free account with username Learning20 and password Clifford.|
|Vooks||This website offers a streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. Individuals can sign up for 1 month free.|
|Kahoot||Fun review games!|
|Quizlet||Quizlet continues to make many services available free, including its classroom games and flashcard study guides. Now, educators also can get free access to the premium version until Jun. 30, 2020, which removes ads.|
|Labster||Labster, which provides virtual laboratory simulations for high schoolers, has made its software free. Some 100 lab experiments cover biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and general sciences, which students can perform "at their own pace."|
|100’s of other options||Lots of on-line resources|
*Not all of the content material is endorsed by the school and may not come from a Christian Worldview.