Looking for some ways to keep your students learning while schools are closed? Check out some of these learning ideas and online sites.
Read, read, read! Reading books is a great way to increase vocabulary, stimulate creativity, and improve reading comprehension. Pair reading with a journal, where students summarize what they have read or reflect on what they have read. Even very young students can use a reading journal, but they may choose to draw pictures instead of write words.
i-Ready – Site for students in grades K-8 in Wayne County. Students will need to use their Wayne County user name and password to log-in to work on their instructional learning path.
Print-ready packets for grades K-8 – no login is required for this page – scroll down to find mathematics and reading packets.
Scholastic Learn at Home – This site is completely free and includes cross-curricula learning journeys. Each day includes four learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video – for grades preK-12.
Khan Academy provides learning activities for students from pre-K-high school in a variety of subject areas. Khan Academy has also published sample daily schedules for students 4-18 to keep them learning.
Georgia Public Broadcasting - Georgia Home Classroom - provides learning activities for students from pre-K- high school in a variety of subject areas. New lessons are being added daily.
Audible - Audible is offering free listening for students. Simply click on the link, no log-in or password required. Simply click, stream, and listen. This is a great way to offer a screen-free option for students to hear a story read aloud. The Audible library has books that are appropriate for listeners young and old.
Speech Therapy Resource - This is a resource that provides home therapy practice for students who are served by our speech therapy program.
Leader in Me - We are growing leaders in Wayne County with our Leader in Me program. This resource provides "bite-sized" lessons, 7 Habits Cartoons, and lots of other activities to help families focus on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
SORA - The SORA app allows students to check out books to a Kindle OR read online books in any web browser. Choose Wayne County as your school. Happy reading! #wayneREADS
Georgia Aquarium Webcam - The Georgia Aquarium has set up webcams at all of their exhibits --- check it out as a virtual field trip!
Georgia Aquarium At Hom Learning - The Georgia Aquarium is doing a daily live stream of an event, like feeding the animals, a staff talk, or animal highlight.
Newsela - Newsela provides engaging, standards-aligned content through leveled articles on many, many topics. Students and staff in Wayne County can sign in through their Clever account.