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Online Curriculum K-8

Free Online Curriculum Resources

Description

Grades

Khan Academy: 
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

K-8

Free Rice
Free Rice offers vocabulary, math, science, geography, art history, foreign language, and test prep practice for all ages, from K through college and beyond.  You can create an account and join or create a group to track your progress.  Every correct answer results in 10 grains of rice donated to end world hunger. 

 K-8

BrainPop: Free--Ask your IST for Username and Password
BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr.®  BrainPOPBrainPOP Español, BrainPop François, and, for English language learners, BrainPOP ESL.

 K-8

Enchanted Learning: Free--Ask your IST for Username and Password.  Enchanted Learning, LLC produces K-12 educational material that is published online. They have 35,000 pages on their website covering a wide range of topics, and they produce new pages almost every day.

 K-8
Reading A-Z:  Free--Ask your IST for Username and Password
Reading A-Z provides downloadable and printable leveled books and readers to promote reading instruction, correlated to the CCSS.
 K-8
 
Pathways Online Curriculum Resources
If you would like to order any of the following curricula for your student, please consult your IST.  Student budgets will be deducted, and login information and passwords for online accounts will be sent within one week of ordering.  

Description

Grades

Cost

How to Order

IXL Learning: IXL's math skills are aligned to the CCSS, providing comprehensive coverage of math concepts and applications. With IXL's state standards alignments, you can easily find unlimited practice problems specifically tailored to each required standard.

With math, language arts, science, and social studies, there's a subject for everyone. We approach each topic from many angles, offering visual representations, interactive activities, and more. With an abundance of questions for every learning style, students are guaranteed to build lasting skills and confidence.

Grades PK-8

$30 per user per school year

Registration Form

 

Vendor Online Curriculum Resources

If you would like to order any of the following curricula for your student, please consult your IST and follow the registration instructions for the vendor you choose.  

Vendor/Description

Grades/cost

How to Register

Athena’s Academy

http://www.athenasacademy.com/

Offers a range of courses in live time geared towards gifted students.

 

Elementary

And Middle

 

Cost varies

Students must register with Athena’s Academy using their online application. Parent request payment from IST using PO (note: listed as EMR vendor).

Art of Problem Solving

https://www.artofproblemsolving.com/

 

The Art of Problem Solving curriculum is specifically designed for high-performing math students. Our texts not only introduce key concepts in mathematics, but also teach students how to develop new ideas themselves and how to apply these ideas to solve challenging problems. In so doing, we help students learn the key problem-solving skills needed for success in top universities and in the most competitive careers, as well as in major national programs like MATHCOUNTS and the American Mathematics Competitions. 

Approved for 3rd-8th ONLY

Order under EMR vendor. 

If ordering online classes:
Student’s AoPS username

(see below)
Class Name
Class Start Date

 

An “AoPS username” is your student’s username that he/she created when registering his/her account on the aops.com website. You must indicate your student’s AoPS username on any purchase order that includes classes or online books. If your student does not already have an AoPS username, please create one before placing your order by going to our website (aops.com) and clicking on the “Log In/Join” link in the upper-right hand corner.

 

Gifted and Talented

 http://giftedandtalented.com/courses

 

Courses are specially designed to help students become advanced learners and achieve the highest levels of academic excellence. Their K-12 online courses in Mathematics, Language Arts, Science and Computer Programming feature a combination of multimedia instruction and automated assessment of student work to provide students with a highly-personalized, self-paced learning experience. We are only covering the independent study format courses not the tutor-led. A min order total of $220 which can be combined across students.

K-8

 

Cost varies by course

EMR Vendor name:

Redbird Advanced Learning

 

Email IST:

Course name and cost

Student's full name
Student's date of birth
Student's email address (if separate from parent's)
Name of course to be enrolled 
Parent's full name
Parent's email address
Parent's phone number
Shipping address for course CDs and welcome kit

 

 

Online3G

http://www.onlineg3.com/

 

Offers interactive online classes in a range of junior high and high school subjects for gifted students who are seeking advanced coursework.  

 

G3 classes are grouped by skill level, rather than chronological age, to allow asynchronous learners to accelerate in individual subjects as needed.

 

7th-8th

 

Cost varies

Complete the online registration form and in payment section note School Purchase Order. Parent must pay online a $20 deposit. Pathways will only cover class days that fall within our school calendar days. Parent request must payment from IST using PO (note: listed as EMR vendor).

Outschool

https://outschool.com

 A clearinghouse for live online classes

Video chat in small groups is engaging, fun, and convenient. Range of subjects offered for variety of time periods from a few weeks to a full semester.

K-12

Cost varies

All payments are handled through Outschool (listed in EMR list in OPS). In external PO notes please add:

  • Class title (ideally the link to class on Outschool.com)
  • Start date
  • Parent name
  • Parent email

Time 4 Learning

https://www.time4learning.com/

Covers math, language arts, social studies and science.

  • Time4Learning’s award-winning, comprehensive curriculum allows parents to be in control of their child’s individual learning path.
  • The automated grading and record-keeping help parents encourage independent learning, while at the same time, be aware of their child’s progress.
  • With built in lesson plans, parents can have their child follow the suggested sequence for the year, or focus on a particular area of study.

K-8 ONLY

 

$19.95 per month for 3 months or more

 

$25 a month for month-to-month

Teacher must place order in OPS for the number of months desired. In the item description, teacher should indicate the months of purchase (e.g. Online Curriculum Sept-November or Online Curriculum 1 month (Sept). Teacher must add the follow information to the external PO notes:

  • Parent first and last name
  • Parent email address
  • Teacher email address

Well-Trained Mind Academy

http://www.wtmacademy.com/courses/

The Well-Trained Mind Academy is based on the expert advice, carefully selected curricula, and classical model described by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise in The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (first published in 1999 by W.W. Norton and now in its fourth edition).

K-8
cost varies 
  1. Register your child with Well-Trained Mind Academy online and create a profile.
  2. Pick out your courses and proceed to the Payment screen.
  3. Select “Charter School PO” as both the Payment Method and Payment Plan. Fill out the contact information for your charter school, then finalize checkout. You will be emailed separately with instructions to pay for your  student registration fee (which is not covered by charter schools). If you know your school pays fees, you may disregard this email.
  4. Submit a Purchase Order through your charter school for the original price showing on your registration invoice.

 

 

Please contact Brenda Peterson if you have any questions or concerns regarding an online curriculum subscription. (brenda.peterson@pathwayscharter.org)