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Technology Tools & Online Resources

Parents:

This page contains links and information about some technology tools and resources being used at Rossford Schools. Other resources included below may assist you and your child in the learning process as well as become more aware of various skills required to be successful in the 21st century. If you have any additional suggestions, please contact Carrie Rathsack at crathsack... (add to this email address... @rossfordschools.org).

Elementary Websites
Secondary Websites
 Reading Curriculum Website
(Treasures)
 Glogster (create interactive online posters)
 StarFall - review/practice (various)
 Google Earth (requires free download)
 eManipulatives (Math)  Meeting Words (collaborative writing space)
 IXL (Math)  Evernote (requires free download)
 ABCYa (various games/practice)  Jing (screen captures - pictures or video;
requires free download)
 Math Manipulatives | Math Facts Links
 C12.org (free online textbooks for
math, science, history, etc.)
 Name the State Quiz (Geography)  Edistorm (online brainstorming)
 Spelling City  Engrade (flashcards)
 Typing/Keyboarding Links (scroll down here)  It Can Wait (Texting & Driving info)
 MANY MORE math links for Primary/Elementary  MANY MORE math links for Secondary

 

Technology Tools For Learning

Teachers throughout the district are using a variety of technology tools in order to ultimately improve student learning. Here is list of tools or online resources being utilized for teaching, learning, and assessment purposes:

Discovery Education   iPads SMART Board
& SMART Notebook
Kidspiration
& Inspiration
 Edmodo SMART Response
(clickers)

 

Online & Technology Safety Resources & Tips

 


Check this out: May 2013 Channel 11 News story about Sexting and Online Safety, plus some options for parents as well!


Parents' Guide to Facebook (link to a page containing a 36 pg. guide from ConnectSafely)

It Can Wait - information and pledge regarding NOT texting & driving

Tips to Prevent Cyberbullying - (PDF guide from ConnectSafely)

Video Tutorials on Online Safety from GetNetWize.org

Common Sense Media -"dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology."

More information at the Students >> Online Safety webpage...

 


Skills and Knowledge Expected of Today's Students:

Ohio's Academic Content Standards - listing of many new content standards/revisions from ODE

ISTE's NETS•S (National Educational Technology Standards for Students)

P21: Partnership for 21st Century Skills - list of goals and standards for 21st century-focused learning that is being integrated into curricula across Ohio and the country

Project Tomorrow - Hosts of the annual Speak Up survey and past data from students, teachers, and parents about technology use in schools and children's lives

 

 

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