Education

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library

https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/digital-resources-your-fingertips

Your Library’s mission is to improve lives and build a stronger community. Access to resources is important – even while practicing social distancing (limiting physical closeness to others to reduce the risk of exposure to disease). With recommendations to stay home and avoid crowds, this is a perfect opportunity to explore the world of e-books, e-audiobooks, movies, music, newspapers, magazines and more resources you can access for FREE, from anywhere, with your Library card.

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https://www.dreambox.com

Dreambox provides online math lessons for students in K-8th grade, stretching learners by adapting to individual academic needs.

Login Directions for CMS Students: 

  1. Navigate to the CMS Student Portal (Links to an external site).

  2. Click the Drembox button.

  3. Login with your NCEdCloud login information (Student ID Number and password).

  4. Choose Clever.

  5. Click Dreambox.

Login Directions for non-CMS Students: 

  1. Register 90 days for free (Must register by April 30th)

  2. Start your trial (Learn More) 

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https://www.learninga-z.com

This guided reading program (formerly Raz-Kids), for students in K-6th grade, provides hundreds of electronic books matched to students reading level. Students can listen to, read, record themselves reading and measure their reading comprehension.

 

Login Directions: 

  1. Navigate to the CMS Student Portal (Links to an external site).

  2. Click the Learning A-Z button.

  3. Login with your NCEdCloud login information (Student ID Number and password).

  4. Choose Clever.

  5. Click the Learning A-Z button.

  6. Login with your teacher username and then login with your password information (please contact your child's teacher if you have questions about this information).

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https://www.discoveryeducation.com

Discovery Education provides streaming videos and activities for math, science, social studies, STEM connect, experience, and personal development. The virtual program is offered for K-12th students and teachers. 

 

Login: 

  1. Navigate to the CMS Student Portal (Links to an external site).

  2. Click the Discovery Education button.

  3. Login with your NCEdCloud username and password information (please contact your child's school if you have questions about this information).

Other Resources 
Internet Services 
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https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 29 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice.

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps.

 

To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

(click here for information from wtv.com) 

(click here for information from charter) 

https://www.internetessentials.com

Comcast is offering the 'Internet Essentials' package free for low-income customers for 60 days. (click here for more information from wxyz.com). 

To sign up, applicants can simply visit www.internetessentials.com. The accessible website also includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.

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