Digital Resource Information for Parents

Some of the Approved Digital Tools That Students

May or May Not

Use In Class During the 2019-2020 School Year.  

Fairfax County Public Schools uses a variety of resources to support student learning. Some of the digital resources your child may use this year require parental consent according to their terms of service and/or privacy policy. FCPS takes your child’s privacy and security very seriously, and follows the guidelines set forth by federal legislation. The tools listed below have been thoroughly reviewed and approved for use in FCPS.   Students should use these as directed by teacher only.

 Federal guidelines regarding online safety for children include: 
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA)
Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

 

Some of the Approved Digital Resources Used at Gunston

Tool

Purpose

Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
               Tool for creating digital multimedia lessons

Privacy

TOS

               Communication and classroom management platform to encourage students

Privacy

TOS

Coding and computer science lessons and activities

Privacy

TOS

                 Collaborative math tool (Parental permission and student logins are only required for the online simulation)

Privacy

TOS

                         Teachers and students can annotate videos and create interactive videos for instruction.

Privacy

TOS

                         Video platform for student engagement and formative assessment

Privacy

TOS

              Activities that check for student understanding

Privacy

TOS

                      Resource for learning through videos and practice exercises

Privacy

TOS

                   Tool for creating interactive presentations and activities

Privacy

TOS

              Virtual bulletin board for collaborating and creating

Privacy

TOS

                    A study tool for matching terms and definitions

Privacy

TOS

                          Program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

Privacy

TOS

                                  Digital resources from the Smithsonian, which teachers can select and build custom activities for students

Privacy

TOS

                             App that allows a teacher to quickly check students’ understanding

Privacy

TOS

                                   Easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding.

Privacy

TOS

                         Allows teachers to combine video, audio, images, and checks for understanding, to create an interactive set of online activities for instruction

Privacy

TOS

                       Formative assessment tool

Privacy

TOS

                                  

CommonLit 

Collections of reading passages

Privacy

TOS

                                 

Geogebra  - Math activities

Privacy

TOS

                                  

Plickers

Formative assessment tool

plickers
                               Poll Everywhere

Privacy

TOS

                                      

Book Creator

Platform to create writing resource

Privacy

TOS

                          National Archives

Privacy

 

                                      

Code Avengers

Online code writing

Privacy

TOS

                     

Deck Toys 

Lesson platform

Privacy

TOS

  Online Digital Citizenship Lessons

Privacy

TOS

       Educational Music Videos and vocabulary cards 

Privacy

TOS

Teachers can track and reward student behavior

Privacy

TOS

                             Curriculum aligned Math Game

Privacy

TOS

                                        

RandMcNally World Atlas

create Annotate and share digital maps

Privacy

TOS

                       

 An online assessment to determine strengths, interests, and aspirations.

Privacy

TOS