Parent and Student Resources
Stay Sharp and Smart!

This page is organized for parents and students to continue to learn and meet the Indiana Academic Standards.  Below you'll find the Indiana Academic Standards and Common Core Standards, Compass Odyssey Learning, the Khan Academy as well as additional resources and lessons for K-12 students.

Find out what your student has been learning in school and use the resources below to continue his/her learning.
 
Indiana Academic Standards
Curriculum Frameworks- Listing of standards by grade level and subject areas.  Suggested activities and worksheets from the Indiana Department of Education.
 
Click on the link below to begin access to the Indiana Academic Standards.
 
 
Compass Odyssey Learning
Online learning is based on learning paths for your child in grades K-2. Grades 3-12 activities are available as well. Click on the link below to gain access to Compass Odyssey Learning. Each student has a unique login and password for Compass Odyssey Learning.
 
Acuity 
Acuity Study Materials are available for students in grades 3-8, Algebra I and English 10.  These materials are organized based on the student's Acuity testing results through out the year.  Students can access materials to sharpen skills.  Click on the link below to gain access to Acuity, or go to the district main page to select the Acuity Cool Tool on the right side of the screen.  Each student has a unique login and password for Acuity.
 
Khan Academy  http://www.khanacademy.org/
The Khan Academy offers tutorials on a variety of subject matter.  With a library of over 3,600 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, the Khan Academy is on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
 
Use the link above to learn how to use the Khan Academy
 
Khan Academy Apps for Android and iPhone - You can learn anything-for free! Over 10,000 videos and explanations at your fingertips in math, science, economics, history, and much more. Download the free Android or iPhone add to start learning!

 
The single most important activity you can do with your student is READ!!!!
Reading is so important! Read texts that you have in your home. It could be any or all of the following; the newspaper, magazines, comic books, cereal boxes, cookbooks or stories.
 
Lake County Public Libraries-  Great Resource!! 
Sign up for a library card and check out books, use the internet and resources available at the library.
Hobart Public Library - General Info:   219.942.2243
Hobart Library Hours
 Mon10AM - 8:30PM
 Tue10AM - 8:30PM
 Wed10AM - 8:30PM
 Thu10AM - 8:30PM
 Fri10AM - 6PM
 Sat9AM - 5PM
 SunClosed

 
Literacy:
Focused on Literacy -Free Courses for Parents-
 
General Ideas for Home:
Quiz Your Brain- http://www.quiz-tree.com/

 
Wow- This site is full of topics and information.  What are you interested in?  Click on the link below and research any topic!
 
National Repository of Online Courses for high school students:
 
SCOH Online Textbooks- Social Studies, Math and Science books are available from publishers. Use the link below to access the online text. 
 
Subject AreasGeneral ResourcesGrade Specific Lessons and Activities
English/Language Arts/Reading
 
 
 

Math
 
 
 
 
 

Social Studies
Maps of the World-Research the Regions of the World
 

Science
 

 

Earth Day Activities- Video, Podcasts, Activities

DNA Interactive

http://www.dnai.org/index.html

 

Human Genetics

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/genproj/

 

Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences (DNA exhibit)

http://www.koshland-science-museum.org/exhibitdna/index.jsp

 

Beyond Bio 101

http://www.hhmi.org/BeyondBio101/

 

 

Online Examination of Human Anatomy and Physiology

 

WritingWrite at Home!-  Lessons for all grade levels
 
Genre Writing- Discover different forms of writing and practice.
 
 

Free Resources Online Library and Encyclopedia
Inspire Net 

Encyclopedia Brittanica through Learn 360. www.learn360.com
 
Login information is on the right.
 












 
 
Open source software is FREE.  Download Open Office and use the link below as a guide to use the OpenOffice programs.
 
 Google Applications

 

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