Parent Resources and Tools
During Distance Learning, all students are expected to continue learning and demonstrating mastery of their content. You can support your child by creating an environment that is comfortable and distraction free. Consider following one of the Sample Daily Schedules to help maintain consistency throughout your distance learning experience. Teachers will be in communication with you and your child so be sure to follow their guidance. Please explore the RCSS Student Resources for access to our digital resources.Universal School Library: This website offers a growing collection of digitized books that have been curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers. Currently, you can search and find selected books from a selection of school libraries across the country, as well as from nationally recognized book award and recommendation lists.
Georgia Aquarium at Home Learning: Get live stream events, updates on the animals, lesson plans and resources.
Zearn Math: Four hundred hours of digital lessons with on-screen teachers and supportive remediation. This includes paper-based materials that can be used without a device.
STEAM from a Distance: A campus and community collaboration that will help you connect, learn, and discover while you are at home. It includes trusted sources and content for you to enjoy.
Instructional Television Schedule: Educational programming that includes activities for students.
Supplemental Math Resources for K-12 students: Each unit for each grade level includes at least 10 specific resources that students can use during their distance learning days.
Supplemental Early Care and Learning Resources: Activities for parents/guardians of young children.
Achieve3000 Literacy At Home Digital: This site provides several resources and solutions that are accessible to all students, including digital access for all AND print resources for students without internet.
Who's Carrying the One? Have you ever wondered what happened to "carrying the one" as it relates to addition and substraction? Check out this resource to solve this mystery.
American Heart Association: Resources and activities for families including home activities, recipes and tips to prioritize mental health and physical activity. The AHA wants to help parents keep their kids occupied, entertained, and healthy during closures.AP Updates for Schools Impacted by Coronavirus webpage: CollegeBoard is also offering free remote learning resources for students and educators.Audible Stories: Hundreds of titles available completely free. The collection is a mix of stories to entertain, engage, and inform young people, ages 0–18. There are selections in English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese and Italian.Georgia Home Classroom Initiative: Free, educational PBS daytime programming designated for each grade level. This broadcast schedule will include trusted, educational programming.Remote Learning with Khan Academy: Lessons, engaging videos, and other resources to support distance learning.Learn at Home Materials: Materials designed to help students reinforce the concepts they learn in school, and equip them for learning at home.Scholastic Learning at Home : Take advantage of these day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.Ga Public Broadcasting Distance Learning Solutions: Access 300,000+ free standards-aligned digital learning resources for all grades and subject areas!Georgia Department of Education Resources: Up-to-date information and resources to keep you safe, healthy, educated, and connected during your Distance Learning Days.Free Texas Instrument Software: Six month subscription to several Texas Instrument software products.
Virtual Field Trips
Virtual field trips are informal learning experiences that allow students to experience the world beyond the classroom. Explore these virtual field trips to provide your child with some amazing experiences while they are on their distance learning journey.
- 9 Great Virtual Field Trips for Early Learners: Nine Favorite Virtual Field Trips for Elementary School Students
- Fifteen Virtual Field Trips for Kids of All Ages: Kids Can Explore the World With These Virtual Field Trips.
- Science Field Trips: Three Incredible Science Field Trips That Don't Require Permission Slips!
- Five Virtual Field Trips that You Don't Want to Miss: Experience the Louvre, the Museum of Natural History, and more!
- 360Cities: Experience a virtual tour of cities across the United States