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Offices

Administrative offices for the West Hartford Public Schools are located in the Town Hall building at 50 South Main Street. 

 

Software decisions about access and use are made by building administrators and their staff so not all of the programs listed below are used at every school. Talk with your school principal if you have questions about your school's access and login options. For more information about Public Act 16-189 compliance, click here. Below, you will find general descriptions of commonly used technology-based programs, info on how to log in, and privacy policy information for many of the software programs that are used in some of our schools. 


AIMSWeb

AIMSWeb is used for universal screening, progress monitoring, and data management for Grades K-12.


AIMSWeb Privacy Policy

 

Blackboard Connect

Blackboard Connect assists with mass notification services.

 

Blackboard Connect Privacy Policy

 

BookFlix

This is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. This is funded through library budget and may not be available at every school.


BookFlix Privacy Policy

 

BrainPop

This educational program provides content in the following subject areas: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health, Arts & Music and Technology. The district subscribes to BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP ESL and BrainPOP Spanish.


Brain Pop Privacy Policy

 

Britannica Online School Edition

This online encyclopedia provides four levels of access:

  • PreK-2 –Britannica Learning Zone
    (accessible from the Elementary page)

  • Elementary School

  • Middle School

  • High School

Britannica Online School Edition

 

Destiny

This online library catalog is available 24/7. Create reading lists and access eBooks with your personal login.


Edublogs

Use the WHPS Edublog to create teacher blogs. Features include the ability to customize the site and embed videos, images and more.  Edublogs can be linked to FinalSite webpage. Your other option for website/blog creation would be creating a Google Site or building your page with FinalSite. If you would like to discuss the benefits of either one, please contact helpdesk@whps.org.


EduBlog Privacy Policy

 

Enchanted Learning

This resource for teachers includes lesson plans, activities, outline printouts, preschool activities, picture dictionaries in several languages, graphic organizers and information on a variety of topics.


FinalSite

FinalSite hosts the West Hartford Public School webpages.

 

FinalSite Privacy Policy

 

Glogster EDU

Use this site to create Glogs, online multimedia posters, with text, photos, videos, graphics, sounds, drawings, data attachments and more. This resource is paid for use at primarily the middle schools. It is not available in every school.


Glogster Privacy Policy

 

G Suite for Education (Google for Education)

Image Quest

This is a database of copyright free images for student and staff use.

 

Image Quest

 

Keyboarding without Tears

This paid subscription is for keyboarding instruction for grades 2-5 in the district. This subscription works on any device.


Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a learning resource that offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

 

Khan Academy Privacy Policy

 

Kimono

Kimono is a cloud-based interoperability platform that provides control of information infrastructure.

 

Kimono Privacy Policy

 

Naviance

Naviance is a college and career readiness software provider that partners with high schools and other K–12 institutions to provide students with college planning and career assessment tools.

 

Naviance Privacy Policy

 

NoodleTools

Use this site to create and edit bibliographies or works cited lists in MLA, APA or Chicago format and digital note cards.


Google Login

Login to your WHPS Google Account, open the waffle (grid) menu and select More.


Click on NoodleTools. If your account has been set up then NoodleTools automatically opens.


NWEA

The NWEA assessments are: Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) – These computerized tests are adaptive and offered in Reading, Language Usage, and Mathematics. When taking a MAP® test, the difficulty of each question is based on how well a student answers all the previous questions.

 

NWEA Privacy Policy

 

One More Story

This site is an online library of children’s classic and contemporary literature. Children can point and click to choose a book, see the illustrations and have the book read to them.


NOTE: Not available for access outside of school.


One More Story Privacy Policy

 

PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next

PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next are visual research databases designed for emergent readers. Databases include: Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies and Social Studies. Information is enhanced with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips.


PerformancePLUS

PerformancePLUS is a product suite comprised of Performance Tracker, Assessment Builder, and Curriculum Connector. These three modules interact to assist districts in managing and organizing vital and timely student data, creating local assessments and mapping curriculum.


PerformancePLUS Privacy Policy


Polleverywhere

Poll Everywhere is a web-based system that can be used both in and outside of the classroom to create polls.


Polleverywhere Privacy Policy

 

PowerSchool

PowerSchool is a Web-based software application that allows teachers, parents and school administrators to track and share information about students. Teachers can use PowerSchools to keep a record of students' grades and attendance, which parents can then view at home by logging into a PowerSchools account.

 

PowerSchool Privacy Policy

 

Protraxx

Protraxx is an online professional development registration system.


Protraxx Privacy Policy

 

Quia Web

This teacher resource provides a variety of tools including: templates for creating online activities (e.g. flashcards, word search, cloze exercises) and online testing which enables teachers to create quizzes and score them with computer assistance and receive detailed reports


Schoology

Schoology houses the curriculum for each grade level’s ELA, Writing and Math Curricula. Updated units of study are posted two weeks before expected delivery date and are available for downloading. Teachers are encouraged to upload student work and post questions or comments about how the implementation of the units of study are going. This site is intended as a sharing site for teachers to access the curriculum, post questions and student work for their colleagues.


Elementary staff - contact helpdesk@whps.org for join codes for your grade level’s curriculum. Create a free account on schoology.com and enter in your grade level’s join code.


SchoolDude

SchoolDude is an education platform of cloud solutions for schools to manage facilities, maintenance, and technology.

 

SchoolDude Privacy Policy

 

Seesaw

Click here to visit the Seesaw Help Center, which includes getting started tips, tutorial videos, activity ideas, FAQs, and more.


SeeSaw Privacy Statement

 

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is a standardized test consortium. It creates Common Core State Standards-aligned, adaptive, online exams.

 

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Privacy Policy

 

Soundzabound

Soundzabound is royalty free music library for student and staff use.


Soundzabound Privacy Policy

 

SumDog

Sumdog is a way for kids to practice math skills while playing fun, math-related games against friends, classmates, or students from around the world. Games are individualized for each kid's ability level, so users can play against opponents who have the same skills.


SumDog Privacy Policy

 

TalentEd

TalentEd is a performance management application that provides easy access to data and evaluations.


TalentEd Privacy Policy

 

TenMarks

TenMarks is a comprehensive, standards-based math curriculum with scaffolded lessons, guided practice, assignments, assessments, and interventions designed for state and Common Core standards.

 

TenMarks Privacy Policy

 

Trueflix

Trueflix is an online resource for accessing informational texts on varied subject, common core aligned grade level topics to support inquiry and independence. This resource may not be available in every school.


Tumblebooks Library

Tumblebooks Library is an online collection of electronic children’s picture books with animation, sound, music and narration. The collection includes both fiction and nonfiction books.


Voicethread

Voicethread is a web-based tool that allows you to place collections of media (e.g. images, videos, documents, presentations) at the center of an asynchronous conversation. A VoiceThread allows people to have conversations and make comments using any combination of text, microphone, webcam, telephone or uploaded audio file.


https://whps.ed.voicethread.com


Access Voicethread through an app on your google apps launchpad under more apps.


West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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