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Technology Resources

Students at CSDR can access learning and direct communication with school staff and classmates when they are at home or anywhere outside the classroom. The school subscribes to cloud services and a wide variety of educational technology software that are visually accessible and most appropriately meets the needs of Deaf learners. Students access their eLearning resources and correspond with staff and students through the Office 365 school portal. The following eLearning resources cover a wide variety of academic areas including reading, writing, grammar, mathematics, technology, geography, current events, STEM, ASL, typing skills, thinking patterns, social studies, and visual performing arts.

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Office 365 brings together the best tools for the way people work today. By combining best-in-class apps like Excel and Outlook with powerful cloud services like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams, Office 365 lets anyone create and share anywhere on any device.

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Apple products put complete freedom of expression in the hands of every student who uses them...And with a full suite of Apple-designed apps made for creation, both iPad and Mac give students a canvas as limitless as their imaginations.

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OneDrive is the Microsoft cloud service that connects you to all your files. It lets you store and protect your files, share them with others, and get to them from anywhere on all your devices. Create and work together on Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents.

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Microsoft Stream—the video service in Office 365—makes it easy to create, securely share, and interact, whether in a team or across your organization. Microsoft Stream—the video service in Office 365—makes it easy to create, securely share, and interact, whether in a team or across your organization.

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Microsoft Teams is a digital hub that brings conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place, letting teachers create vibrant learning environments. Build collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and connect with colleagues—all from a single experience.

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Apple Classroom

Classroom turns your iPad or Mac into a powerful teaching assistant, helping a teacher guide students with iPads through a lesson, see their progress, and keep them on track. With Classroom, you can easily launch the same app on every student device at the same time, or launch a different app for each group of students. Classroom helps teachers focus on teaching so students can focus on learning.

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Engage your students through video storytelling. Students can use green-screen effects to go back in time for history projects, or create split-screen and picture-in-picture effects to report on current events. Drag-and-drop trailers make it even simpler to create beautiful, personal projects that look and sound great.

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Jamf Pro is an Apple device management solution used by system administrators to configure and automate IT administration tasks for macOS, iOS, and tvOS devices. It provides teachers and students the tools they need to have more profound moments at work and in the classroom.

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5-Star Students

"A one of kind solution that goes beyond just attendance monitoring, 5-Star Students elevates student participation to the next level through activity monitoring, positive behavior tracking, custom surveys, and unique recognition options using web, mobile, and barcode scanning technologies."

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Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a math course. ALEKS then instructs the student on the topics they are most ready to learn.

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McGraw-Hill's ConnectED is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that helps connect CSD Riverside students to their coursework and to success beyond the course.

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McGraw-Hill is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

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National Geographic Learning Portal

One-stop portal for online materials available with a variety of National Geographic Learning instructional programs.

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Every article, every assignment, at every level. Each Newsela text is offered at multiple tiers, for every student, no matter their level. That’s huge. Now students can study the same content and learn at their own pace—while teachers save time and headaches. It’s the definition of working smarter.

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"NoRedInk is a website designed to help students learn and practice essential elements of English grammar and understand important elements of good writing. Teachers can create classes, add students, and assign specific skills for student mastery."

Common Sense Education
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PowerSchool plays a central role in K12 education, serving as the hub of CSDR's education ecosystem with robust features that allow education stakeholders to effectively manage school processes and student data and connect education technologies relied upon in school offices and classrooms alike.

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Renaissance is the leader in pre-K—12 assessment and practice software. Renaissance helps educators like you ensure that all students reach their full potential. When using Renaissance, you will understand where your students are currently at in the California learning progression, what they need to learn next, and have access to instruction and practice tools to get them to the next level.

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STEMscopes K-12 creates a student-centric blended STEM learning environment where teachers are able to teach, intervene, and accelerate their diverse students. Combining digital resources, supplemental print, and hands-on kits, STEMscopes K-12 adapts to your teaching style while increasing engagement, rigor, and student achievement.

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ST Math

Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math is the leader in visual math instruction and represents the highest quality and most effective blended learning math solution in K-12 education.

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StudySync is a comprehensive blended ELA/ELD program. This complete curriculum is designed for today’s diverse classroom environments, with powerful digital instruction and the option for full print support. StudySync links literacy and learning with the way today’s students experience the world.

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Think Central K-5

ThinkCentral provides students and teachers with coursework and resources that they can access from anywhere at any time. ThinkCentral hosts Houghton Mifflin's teaching and learning materials for CSD Riverside's elementary school.

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Thinking Maps

Thinking Maps are consistent visual patterns linked directly to eight specific thought processes, benefiting students. By visualizing their thinking, students create concrete images of abstract thoughts. These patterns help all CSDR students reach higher levels of critical and creative thinking.

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True+Way ASL

After approximately 70+ years combined of teaching ASL and several curricula, we decided to come together and create a technology-driven curriculum that is more student-centered.  TWA’s main objective is to promote real-world conversations related to your daily lives with the goal of having students to be able to converse with deaf people in the community.

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Typing Club

TypingClub's lesson plan contains over 600 lessons, guiding students from individual keys through numbers and punctuation, and all the way to a goal of 75 WPM. The carefully designed lessons include instructional videos, educational games, cross-curricular content, and other interactive experiences.