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    Hearts 💗 

    Mental Health Services

    Substance Abuse Disorder Telehealth Services for Youth (counseling by phone)

    • Consejo Counseling and Referral Service (206) 461-4880
    • Therapeutic Health Services (206) 322-7676
    • Navos (206) 828-1136

    Complete list of SPS Assessment Resources: the (i) indicates interpreters are available:

     

    Homes 🏘️

    Help with anything (your personal information is kept private from the school and from the state):

    • Our community partner is Kandelia, formerly known as the VFA

    https://www.kandelia.org/ or 206-760-1573

    Help with food, rent, jobs and money related to COVID-19:

    http://www.alliance4ed.org/connect-with-us/covid19resources

    Additional help if you or members of your family are undocumented in the state of Washington:

    Comprehensive information from the City of Seattle in home languages:

    image of text saying Covid 19 with buttons for several different languages

    Direct help if your landlord is threatening eviction.  There is an eviction moratorium and you can notify the state:

    Minds 🧠

    For teachers shifting to distance learning, a mindfulness perspective:

    https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/distance-learning/

    The following resources are proven ELL tools within our district for instruction and enrichment. Please let me know if you have other tools that work well and I will add them.  Thanks!


    Instruction

    icon of BrainPop

    BrainPoP is an animated educational site on most academic subjects geared toward multiple ages. Due to Covid-19, it is free for the remainder of the year.

    https://www.brainpop.com/

    tags: district approved, elementary, secondary, math, language arts, science, social studies, music, health, engineering and tech 


    icon of a book that reads Common Lit

    CommonLit is a free collection of reading passages in fiction and nonfiction genres geared toward students ages 3-12. Most useful for ELA but possibly helpful for other subjects depending on the topic.

    https://www.commonlit.org/

    tags: elementary, secondary, language arts 


    green and yellow icon that reads IXL

    IXL is a subscription-based learning site that offers personalized learning in math and language arts.  Teachers can create classes of students and track their progress.  Students can use this on their phones via an app as well as computers. IXL is currently not offering its content for free during Covid-19 but your school may have a subscription.

    https://www.ixl.com/

    tags: not free, district-approved, math, language arts, virtual classroom


    abstract white N on a blue background

    Newsela is an instructional content platform that is not ADA compliant as a direct student resource, but valuable for teachers seeking ELA specific content. Provides leveled resources on a variety of current issues and topics. Free during Covid-19.

    https://newsela.com/about/solutions/ela

    tags: elementary, secondary, social studies, science, language arts


    icon for the company Pebble Go

    PebbleGo is a subscription database offered through Seattle Public Schools online student resource portal. Provides both simple text and read alouds on a variety of academic subjects, arranged in a highly visual and picture based format.  Useful for beginning ELLs.  It is located in the elementary portal.

    https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=15858

    To access as a teacher, make sure you are logged in with your directory ID and password.  To access as a student, you must get the username and password. Please email me at sgjohnson@seattleschools.org if you do not know it or let your teacher know and I will pass it on to them.

    tags: district-supported, science, social studies, language arts, civics, art, elementary, beginners, ELL


    blue icon of a cloud with the word remind

    Remind is the only district-approved app based texting platform for secure communications among teachers, students and families. If you have having trouble connecting with your students one-on-one via email, this option is a possibility.  Available as an app download from the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iPhone).

    tags: communication, phones, families, students, secondary

     

    Enrichment

     

    blue icon that reads Hoopla

     

    Hoopla is a digital media service available through the SPL Library Link program for secondary students. You can borrow movies, graphic novels, music and comics and ebooks in multiple languages. Useful as an enrichment resource for personal language development and general literacy.

    How to access Hoopla:

    Download the app from Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iPhone) or visit:

    https://www.hoopladigital.com/

    If you have an email, you can create a personal account. If you don't, you can use a generic one such as sws@sws.com, password: sws202020.

    Then, you must link your virtual library card (scroll down for instructions).

     

    red and blue icon of a girl hiding behind a book

     

    Libby is a digital media service available through the SPL Library Link program for secondary students. It provides thousands of ebooks and audiobooks in multiple languages, and includes translated interfaces in Spanish, Chinese and several other languages. Useful as an enrichment resources for personal language development and general literacy.

    How to access Libby:

    Download the app from Google Play Store (Android) or AppStore (iPhone) or visit:

    https://www.overdrive.com/explore

    To link your library card, you need to search for Seattle Public Library when prompted.  It must be Seattle and not King County, since our partnership is only with Seattle. 

    Then, you must link your virtual library card (scroll down for instructions).

     

    capital M in multiple colors with the word Mango at the bottom

    Mango is an online language learning service available through the SPL Library Link program for secondary students. It provides self-paced English instruction in several different languages.  Useful for personal language development.

    How to access Mango:

    Download the app from Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iPhone) or visit:

    https://learn.mangolanguages.com

    If you have an email, you can create a personal account. If you don't, you can use a generic one such as sws@sws.com, password: sws202020.

    You will be prompted to subscribe.  Look instead for the option to "find free Mango."

    Then you must enter your virtual library card information, described below.

     

    Your virtual library card information for Hoopla, Libby and Mango:


    Your card number is: 

    For students: 990000 (four zeroes) followed by your 7-digit student ID number

    Example: If your student ID is 1234567, your library card is 9900001234567

    For teachers: 991 followed by two to four zeroes, followed by your employee ID number to create a 13 digit number.

    Your PIN is:

    For students: The month and day of your birthday in a four digit format: MMDD

    Example: If your birthday is the 8th of July, your PIN is 0708. 

    Month goes FIRST.  Add a zero to your month and day if they are single digits.

    If you were born in a region where birthdays are not always recorded, such as Ethopia or Eritrea, your PIN is 0101.

    For teachers: Your PIN is the last four digits of your employee ID number.