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PPSD Online Summer Enrichment Opportunities

 

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 PPSD Summer Enrichment Opportunities

To support students in their continued learning over the summer months, PPSD will offer the following online enrichment opportunities. 

PPSD 2020 Summer Enrichment Opportunities Registration Form

8th – 11th Graders (2019-2020 school year)

  • May 26 – June 26
  • PPSD Summer Enrichment Booster Courses in ELA and Math offered through Edgenuity
  • Free, self-paced online courses that prepare students for the next course
    • Preparing for English I
    • Preparing for English II
    • Preparing for English III
    • Preparing for Algebra I
    • Preparing for Geometry
    • Preparing for Algebra II
  • Registration is required by completing the online form by May 28

 ALL Kindergarten – 8th Graders (2019-2020 school year)

  • July 6 – July 17
  • PPSD Online Summer Enrichment Boot Camps
  • Free, daily online instruction that targets critical standards in ELA and Math to prepare students for the next grade
  • Registration by completing the online form is requested

 Online Registration Form

Parents may register their students for the online summer enrichment opportunities by completing the online form located above.  Registration is required for Summer Enrichment Booster Courses so that students can be uploaded into the Edgenuity system.  Registration is requested for Summer Enrichment Boot Camps to assist the district in facilitating the student-teacher online interactions appropriately.

If you are interested in registering your student(s) for any of the summer enrichment opportunities but need assistance, please call 601.932.7921.

PPSD Student Learning Platforms

PPSD students can access their established school accounts on the following learning platforms at home this summer through mid-July.  Your student’s MSIS number (lunch number) can be found in your ActiveParent Account.

 

Grade

Website

Login Instruction

K-1

Amira

FIRST- Click here for instructions on getting started with Amira

For support - click on this link and scroll to the bottom of the page.

K-1

Lexia

Student login = MSIS number (lunch number) with two zeros at the beginning for a total of 9 digits

Password = 1234

K-5

Accelerated Reader

Student login = MSIS number (lunch number)

Password = 123 

2-5

iReady

Student username = MSIS number (lunch number) with 2 zeros at the beginning for a total of 9 digits

Password = learn

6-8

Classworks

Username = MSIS number (lunch number)

Password = Student’s ICT/STEM password

9-12

USATestPrep

Email tyates@pearlk12.com to enroll in a course


 

At-Home Learning Resources

The following at-home learning resources are also provided to support learners at home over the summer months. 

 

Grade

Website

Description

PreK-3

Starfall

Educational games for language arts and math

PreK-3

CarsonDellosa

Printable

PreK 4

NASA Kids’ Club

Hands-on educational games

K-3

PebbleGo

Multimedia and print resources with activities

K-5

Mystery Science

Science lessons and mini lessons with activities

K-5

GoNoodle

Weekly movement, yoga, and mindfulness videos, downloadable curricular activities, and off-screen home activities

K-5

Hand2Mind

Math and literacy video lessons with daily activities

K-6

e-learning

Lessons, activities, and interactive assessments on many subjects

1-6

Arcademics

Educational Games in Math, Typing, Spelling, Geography

K-7

MathGameTime

Educational math games

K-12

BrainPOP

Videos, lessons, quizzes for many subjects

K-12

BreakoutEDU

Educational Games for many subjects

6-12

HippoCampus

Educational videos for many subjects

K-12

Izzit

Educational videos, teaching guides, activities, quizzes and more for many subjects

K-12

Nearpod

Lessons, Videos, and activities for all ages on many subjects

K-12

Takelessons

Free weekly online courses for kids and adults for a variety of subjects

K-12

Khan Academy

Online videos, lessons, and courses on many subjects

K-12

GreatMinds

ELA and Math video lessons

K-12

Read Theory

Personalized reading comprehension exercises

K-12

DuoLingo

Downloadable app and website for learning English

K-12

ESL Cyber Listening Lab

English listening comprehension activities and quizzes for ESL learners

K-12

Newsela

Reading comprehension, vocabulary, and other literacy skills

3-12

Common Lit

Reading comprehension, vocabulary, and other literacy skills

6-12

ACT Academy

ACT preparation

6-12

Union Test Prep

ACT preparation

In addition to these, other resources for families can be found on the Mississippi Department of Education website, https://mdek12.org/LearningAtHome.