The South Carolina Department of Education has launched SCRemoteLearning.com, a website offering digital teaching and learning resources for teachers, parents and students during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Books, Authors, and Illustrators
Destiny Discover: Our eBook and audiobook collection at RRES. Use your iReady (aka Google) log in information.
Storyline Online: Watch famous actors and actresses read picture books aloud.
Storytime with Ryan & Craig: Fun, engaging read-alouds from two actors.
Kate Messner: Author Kate Messner shared videos from authors and illustrators, reading aloud and talking about their work.
Jarrett Krosoczka: Illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka is sharing art lessons on his YouTube channel.
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems!: The author and illustrator of the Elephant and Piggie series is on YouTube.
Emily Arrow: Librarian Emily Arrow shares singalongs with music and stories on her YouTube channel.
Story Time From Space: Astronauts read stories from space.
Mims House Books: Publisher offering free eBooks and audiobooks.
World Book Reader: Publisher offering free eBooks and audiobooks.
Junior Library Guild Books: JLG Digital online reading platform for elementary ebooks with no passwords necessary.
Lightbox/AV2 ebooks: In the Location box, it says “Any Location.” Do not change. In the School box, enter “Follett eLearning, McHenry, IL” and click go. For the login and password, please email molly.barker@spart5.
ABDO eBook Collection: ABDO's entire eBook collection is now available to students to access at home FREE.
Sebco Books eBook Collection: Free access to the entire eBook collection. Login info is the user = keepreading and the password = SEBCO
PebbleGo: From Capstone free access to eBooks, science & social studies modules, and biographies. The password and user name is scsd20.
Big Timber Media PreK-2nd grade eBook Collection: Free access to eBooks by many different publishers for PreK-2nd graders.
Big Timber Media 3rd-5th grade eBook Collection: Free access to eBooks by many differrent publishers for 3rd-5th graders.
Story Place: Video story time activities in Spanish
PBS Kids Spanish Games: Play educational games in Spanish
PebbleGo: From Capstone free access to eBooks, science & social studies modules, and biographies in Spanish. The password and user name is scsd20.
Big Timber Media PreK-2nd grade eBook Collection: Free access to eBooks by many different publishers for PreK-2nd graders in Spanish.
Big Timber Media 3rd-5th grade eBook Collection: Free access to eBooks by many differrent publishers for 3rd-5th graders in Spanish.
Free Sites for Distance Learning
Wonderopolis: Every day this site shares a new wonder, submitted by kids, and the answer, in an article with a video.
National Geographic Kids: Games, articles, and videos about animals and nature.
Mystery Doug: Video science lessons and activities
Typing Club: Use your time at home to learn keyboarding skills!
Scholastic Learn at Home: Daily learning projects from Scholastic, geared for different grade levels
Explore Animal Webcams: Observe animals live on webcams from around the world
Virtual Museum Tours: Take a free virtual museum tour of a famous place, like the British Museum in London
Hour of Code: Learn coding skills with an hour of code activity.
Design Squad Global: Watch PBS Design Squad videos, to learn about science and engineering challenges
Khan Academy: Free online video lessons in math and other subjects
Crash Course Kids: Elementary school science videos
Riverbanks Zoo: Live lessons from the zoo everyday at 10:00am
Family Activity Ideas
Indoor Activities for Kids Stuck at Home: Buzzfeed lists 27 fun activities for kids home from school
70 Educational Activities: A former homeschooler shares 70 educational activities you can do when you’re stuck indoors.
Podcasts: Listen to a podcast together. Common Sense Media curated this list of best podcasts for kids.
Cosmic Kids Yoga: Stay active as you practice yoga together.
Distance Reading Book Bingo: Read together and complete this bingo board!
GoNoodle: Family edition of videos combining fitness, music, movement, and mindfulness.
Mindfulness: Breathing exercises, activities, and games for kids.
Help with Technology
help.spart5.net: D5 Technology Team's Google Doc to help search your issue or question here before calling or emailing support.
Hotline for technology support: Both students and parents may call 864-949-2050 from 7:30 AM - 11:45 AM and from 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM.
Technology email: firstname.lastname@example.org for students and staff.