Learning Resources

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    Homework
     
    Daily home practice helps students to reinforce what they are learning in school.  It also gives you a chance to watch your child grow!  We keep homework pretty simple in our class, though.  Students will need to:
     
    • Read or be read to every night  (the goal is 20 minutes per day).
    • Phonics Practice Pages  will be attached to our weekly newsletters starting in October.  These should be done with an adult three times a week.  Nothing will need to be returned to school for this.
    • Additionally, it would be helpful if your are talking to your child about what they are learning in class.  Our weekly newsletters can help guide these conversations.  This is also where you can find the sight words, letters, etc. they can be practicing

    Grades 

    Grades are taken from student work samples, teacher observations, and basic benchmark assessments. Grades on Report Cards are marked as follows:
     
       S- for Satisfactory
       P- for Progressing
       N- for Needs Improvement

    As these are end of year goals for Kindergarten, your child may receive a number of “Progressing” grades the first two trimesters.
     
    Report Cards - Family Access 

    Elementary report cards are issued at the end of each trimester and students are assessed in accordance with Oak Harbor Public Schools board policy. Parents can view their children's information by checking online in Skyward Family Access, a secure system that allows you to check attendance and more. Account information is provided to each family by the school office at the start of the school year. Talk to our school front office about Family Access or learn more here. Skyward Family Access. 

    PBIS Matrix

     

     

     
     

Links

  • PBS Kids

    Find all your favorite PBS characters, each with learning games for kids to play: Clifford, Curious George, SuperWhy, The Cat in the Hat, and lots more.

     
    Wonderopolis
    Discover a new wonder each day. Wonders are amazing facts and intriguing questions such as: Why are they called Lava Lamps? What Badger has a sweet tooth?

     
    National Geographic Little Kids
    Features games, crafts and recipes, science, videos, and animal information. It's perfect for the 5 and under crowd. 

     
    National Geographic Kids
    Games, videos, information, cool photos, and more will keep your kids engaged and learning on this educational site. 

     
    Fun Brain
    Math and reading video-like games like math baseball and Mad Libs Junior. 

     
    Whyville
    Tweens hang out in Whyville to play learning games and socialize.
     
     
    Starfall
    Explore early literacy through online games, songs, and other activities.
     
     
    Spatulatta
    Get into cooking on this kid-friendly cooking website with lots of videos and recipes.

     
    NGA Kids
    This website gives users art adventures and activities from the National Gallery of Art. 

     
    Yahoo Kids
    This is the least educational of all the choices since the site includes both games and videos of all sorts. But, kids can find lots to learn on this interactive website like homework help, learning about science, and access to an encyclopedia.  
     
     
     
     
     
    Visit the Technology Resources page for skills you can practice at home.