Essential resources for the 2013-2014 school year
The following web-based resources are provided at special education pricing for NAD affiliated SDA schools. The Online Adventist Education Store opens for new orders on August 1. Orders for all resources (except Learn360) must be placed and paid for in the online store and will not be taken after September 12. Subscription periods run from October 1 (+/-) to September 30.
BrainPOP is used in numerous ways in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices, from introducing a new lesson or topic to illustrating complex subject matter to reviewing before a test. Content is mapped to Common core, aligned to academic standards, and easily searchable with an online Standards Tool. Uniquely suited for 21st-century learning, all products are fully compatible with interactive whiteboards, learner response systems, projectors, Macs, and PCs. No downloading, installation, or special hardware is required.
Access constantly updated relevant digital resources online, the only K-12 video on demand solution proven to increase student achievement. Explore how over 80,000 video clips, virtual labs, interactive, audio files, and lesson plans to enhance your classroom instruction.
Learning A-Z: The just right learning resources for every situation
In the classroom, Learning A-Z's teacher and student resources can be used in a variety of ways. Printable worksheets and other learning materials at 27 levels can be distributed to students, who can then use the resources for in-class instruction and at-home practice. Projectable resources, complete with built-in interactive tools, can be used for small and full-class instruction, while online interactive materials and activities can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on demand! And with a wide range of genres, levels and resource types, Learning A-Z is just as flexible — and powerful — for intervention and other educational situations.
Reading A-Z: is the perfect site for teachers to get all the books and classroom resources they need to serve every student in their classroom. It delivers developmentally appropriate leveled books and classroom materials at 27 reading levels. Resources include: books in many genres and formats; fluency passages for timed reading; customizable worksheets; poetry; readers’ theater scripts; Spanish/French resources; and dozens of other classroom resources and tools.
RAZ-Kids: Delivers hundreds of interactive, leveled books spanning 27 levels of difficulty, covering a wide range of subjects. Students have 24/7 access AND teachers can view reports and track student progress every step of the way.
Vocabulary A-Z: To round out the Solution, Vocabulary A-Z not only contains 12,000+ words to support the books in Reading A-Z and Raz-Kids, but also gives teachers the ability to build their own custom vocabulary lists.
Science A-Z: offers a wide range of leveled, downloadable materials and printable worksheets, activities and lesson plans for four key categories of science — Life, Earth, Physical, and Process science. Blending literacy with dynamic science content, ScienceA-Z.com is designed to ensure every student can learn key science concepts and improve their reading skills.
Writing A-Z: gives you everything you need to teach writing in your classroom. Access is instant and includes hundreds of leveled, downloadable writing resources, including core lessons and mini-lessons that allow you to target specific writing skills. Plus, you'll get tools to teach process writing on four developmental levels within the genres of expository, narrative, persuasive, procedural, and transactional writing.
Headsprout Early Reading: K-2 supplemental program that ensures reading success for every child. In less than 30 hours of individualized online instruction, this research-based, adaptive software will take your students from being non-readers to reading at a mid-2nd grade level.
Headsprout Reading Comprehension: Individualized, adaptive instruction, provides students in grades 3-5 with the ability to comprehend what they read, to demonstrate that understanding across the different subjects in school, and to demonstrate those skills on standardized tests!
Reading A-Z $65.95
Science A-Z $49.95
Vocabulary A-Z $24.95
Writing A-Z $24.95
Reading Solution $132.95 (Reading A-Z, RAZ-Kids and Vocabulary A-Z)
Headsprout Solution $94.95 (Early Reading and Reading Comprehension)
Email Elise Orter, NAD Account manager
Typing Pal Online
Typing Pal Online is web-based keyboarding that provides engaging and effective instruction for K-12 at school AND home.
- 100% online available 24/7 at low bandwidths
- 3 age-appropriate environments
- Customizable to integrate the curriculum
- Frequent feedback, reports and statistics
- Full friendly technical and pedagogical support
Email Linda Lulic, director of educational development and training, NAD Accounts
Vocabulary Spellingcity is an interactive educational web site where students build vocabulary knowledge and improve spelling skills. We provide free home pages where teachers can create and save word lists. With our premium membership, teachers can track student progress, write customized definitions, and differentiate instruction with student and list grouping features. Premium Membership allows students to access the site from home. Students can take spelling and vocabulary tests directly on the site, with immediate results available for the teachers!
Vocabulary SpellingCity is an excellent supplemental resource to your pathways Vocabulary & Spelling curriculum. The site contains all lists for Pathways Themes 1-9.
Email Natalie O’Loughlin, NAD Accounts
- Classroom Subscription $29.99
- This is a classroom site license for up to 25 students
- Individual Student Subscription $1.55/student – MINIMUM OF 10
Webspiration Classroom is the online diagramming, graphic organizer, mind mapping and outlining tool for writing, brainstorming and collaboration, designed specifically to meet the needs of students, educators and schools. The visual thinking and learning tools provide students with support to improve their writing, while giving them the tools they need to evaluate, synthesize and retain information across the curriculum. Webspiration Classroom teaches students how to develop their ideas, from the brainstorming stage all the way through to an organized, polished project