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Freckle provides teachers with the with a differentiation platform in Math, Reading, and Science so they can teach all of their students at the level that’s best for them.

Footsteps2Brilliance® is a transformative literacy solution that utilizes mobile technology to connect school, home, and the community for academic success.  Its innovative Mobile Technology Platform allows comprehensive literacy apps to be accessed online or offline from any mobile device (Apple or Android) or traditional computer. 

Search the Independent Elementary library for books based on title, subject, author, keywords, or series. 

NewsELA is a database of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level.

Raz-Kids is an award-winning teaching product that provides comprehensive leveled reading resources for students. Kids access their leveled text through an interactive learning portal designed to keep them motivated and engaged. Every eBook is available in online and mobile formats, and allows students to listen to, read at their own pace, and record themselves reading. Students then take a corresponding eQuiz complete with an extended answer response to test comprehension and determine future instruction needs. Once a child has read ten or more of the leveled eBooks and passed each of the corresponding eQuizzes, they advance on to the next reading level where they have access to lengthier and more difficult text. 

TypingClub is the most effective way to learn how to type. It is web based, and highly effective. 

Zearn Math is a coherent and rigorous K-5 curriculum delivered in a personalized rotational model. Zearn Math is designed so that each day, students work through engaging digital content at their own pace and learn targeted lessons with their teacher and peers.