WCSD Approved Digital Learning Tools

ASL Dictionary Sign Language   Assistive Technology

Description: ASL Dictionary Sign Language app assists students in learning sign language. These students have a hearing impairment and have to use other means for communication.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Lightworks (free edition) Download (64-bit)   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Lightworks is a video editing software.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

123s ABCs Preschool Learn HWOTP Kids Handwriting   Curriculum Related

Description: Handwriting practice for students to learn to write numbers and letters.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

ABC Mouse   Curriculum Related

Description: ABC Mouse is a supplement for students in our classrooms. It allows them to practice specific skill sets they are working on within the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students in Early Childhood and Kindergarten Special Education programs.

Abcya.com   Digital Citizenship,Curriculum Related

Description: ABCya.com is a keyboarding skills/ basic computer terms/minimize/maximize/ open and closing files/ desktop interface/volume control/mouse use. The games also support many areas in our core curriculum. It motivates them to learn to login using their own usernames and passwords independently very fast and helps minimize frustration with initial login being complex for them at the beginning of the school year.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

ACT Online Prep   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: ACT Online Prep helps students practice and study for the ACT.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Actively Learn Free   Curriculum Related

Description: Actively Learn is a free e-reading application that allows educators to share annotated and question-embedded texts with students.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Actively Learn Prime   Curriculum Related

Description: Actively Learn is a free e-reading application that allows educators to share annotated and question-embedded texts with students. This version
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Actively Learn Unlimited   Curriculum Related

Description: Actively Learn is an e-reading application that allows educators to share annotated and question-embedded texts with students. This version includes enhanced features.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Adobe Spark Free   Blogging,Presentations and Projects

Description: This free Adobe Spark web app syncs with Spark Page, Spark Post and Spark Video iOS mobile apps, allowing users to create, edit and share their visual story from any device.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Adobe Spark Premium Features   Blogging,Presentations and Projects

Description: Adobe Spark web app syncs with Spark Page, Spark Post and Spark Video iOS mobile apps, allowing users to create, edit and share their visual story from any device.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Airtame   Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding

Description: Teachers and students can use this app to mirror their laptops and iPads to Airtame devices connected to displays in classrooms.
Usage Restriction: None

Albert IO   Curriculum Related

Description: Albert Io is a website that is aligned with College Board to assist students in their preparation for AP testing. Students can take practice tests and refer to other resources on the site to enhance their performance on the test and in the class. Over the last several years, the increase in our AP performance has mirrored the increase use of this site.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

ALEKS   Curriculum Related

Description: ALEKS is the tool used along with the WCSD adopted Geometry program.
Usage Restriction: None

ALLDATA Automotive Online Software   Curriculum Related

Description: ALLDATA Repair is the industrys leading online repair solution for more than 300,000 technicians nationwide. Instant access to the industry’s most complete and up-to-date OEM repair information. Repair and maintenance procedures, diagnostic information, TSBs, DTCs, and more.
Usage Restriction: None

AP Digital Audio Capture (DAC) App   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: AP Digital Audio Catpure (DAC) simplifies the process of recording student responses and directly uploads responses to the DAS portal during AP tests. The DAC app is the only recording program permitted on iPads and Chromebooks; no other recording software may be used on these devices.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Schools must create accounts for students.

ArcGis Online   Creating Technology Products

Description: ArcGIS Online is an online, collaborative web GIS (Geographic Information System) that allows you to use, create, and share maps, scenes, apps, layers, analytics, and data.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Art of Glow   Creating Technology Products

Description: Art of Glow is a fun, relaxing, and easy way to create a variety of glow artworks.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

ASL Kids   Assistive Technology,iOS

Description: ASL Kids is a website with resources that helps students learn American Sign Language.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Audacity   Creating Technology Products

Description: Audacity is an audio editing software.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Audio Lingua   Curriculum Related

Description: Audio Lingua is a World Language and EL teacher resource with authentic listening activities in a variety of languages and levels of acquisition.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Autodesk Pixlr Online Editor   Creating Technology Products

Description: Pixlr is a cloud-based set of image tools and utilities, including a number of photo editors, a screen grabber browser extension, and a photo sharing service.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Ava App   Assistive Technology

Description: Ava app adds subtitles and allows accessibility to students with disabilities.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Avant WorldSpeak Language Testing   Curriculum Related

Description: Avant WorldSpeaking Language proficiency test is for less commonly taught languages in Writing & Speaking and makes it possible to obtain a Seal of Biliteracy.
Usage Restriction: None

Axiom vCarve CNC software   Creating Technology Products

Description: Axiom VCarve Pro software provides solution for cutting parts on a CNC Router.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Backchannel Chat   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Backchannel Chat is a class discussion tool that is great for increasing participation in classroom discussions and for informally assessing your students knowledge.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Be My Eyes   Assistive Technology

Description: Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video call.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Big Bang Patterns   Assistive Technology

Description: Big Bang Patterns is a tool for students with a visual impairment. Activities have been specially designed for use with children with low vision, including those with cerebral visual impairments and complex needs. It is an ideal tool to assess preferences and develop visual skills.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Blockly for Dot and Dash by Wonder Workshop   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Code Wonder Workshop robots - Dot and Dash - with block coding app.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Bloomz   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: An online tool (also available as an app) to be used for parent communication. Teachers and parents can use Bloomz for two-way communication including volunteer requests, calendar events, sign-ups (supplies, conferences, etc.), announcements/reminders, and private messages.
Usage Restriction: Do not enter student personally identifiable information into conversations.

BlueJ.org   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Downloading the IDE BlueJ will allow students to program in Java language for Computer Science 2. Programming in Java is required for success for CS2 and AP CS A for the AP exam.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Bob Books #2 – Reading Magic HD   Curriculum Related

Description: Bobs Reading Magic app has books online for students to read.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Bob Books Reading Magic #1   Curriculum Related

Description: Bob Books Reading Magic #1 app is used for our students learning letters and how to read at the early childhood level.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Bob Books Reading Magic Sight Words   Curriculum Related

Description: Bob Books Reading Magic Sight Words app assists students with disabilities begin to learn sight words at the lower reading levels. This also assist them in learning how to spell words that are not able to be sounded out phonetically.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Book Taco Free   Curriculum Related

Description: Book Taco Free allows students to view pre-made books lists, pick a book, read it and then complete activities based on the book they read. This allows students to explore and read new books then answer questions and play games.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Inform students not to click on third party links.

Brain Pop Jr   Curriculum Related

Description: Brain Pop Jr is a video tools where students can watch and learn about core subjects with a focus on K-2 grade levels. Teachers or schools need to create accounts to access videos. No student accounts are allowed.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Breezin Thru Theory   Curriculum Related

Description: Breezin Thru Theory is a music platform for grades 6-12 music instruction.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not use their email address to access the code.

Calculate84   Curriculum Related

Description: Calculate84 tool is close to a real TI-84 calculator and has many of the essential functions to be used with distance learning.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Calculator Pro+ for iPad   Curriculum Related

Description: Calculator for iPad.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Canva Free Version   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Canva is a free graphic-design tool website. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Canva Pro   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Canva is a free graphic-design tool website. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Canvas   Digital Classroom Environment/LMS

Description: The use of Canvas is for students who are dually enrolled with WCSD and P2I as a special education student. These students are taking classes online but are enrolled in VOICE. In addition, high school students participating in a pilot program with WNC are approved for use as well.
Usage Restriction: Approved for two special circumstances. 1) Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parental consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. 2) Approved for high school students participating in WNC pilot program. Informed parental consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf

Chat Editor   Assistive Technology

Description: Chat Editor is a tool that allows those working with users of the Touch Chat communication app to back-up and restore vocabulary, create instructional materials, and print paper backup of student vocabulary in case technology is not available. It allows the user to keep their communication device and gives staff the ability to access and work with the vocabulary without having to take a students "voice".
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

ChatterPix Kids   Curriculum Related

Description: With ChaterPix Kids you can have anyone or anything say what you want it to! Chatterpix Kids creates videos which promote speaking and listening in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Choiceworks   Assistive Technology

Description: ChoiceWorks is a picture-based learning tool that helps children complete daily routines, understand and control feelings, improve their waiting skills and make choices. Intended use for students receiving AT resources.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

ChoiceWorks Calendar   Assistive Technology

Description: ChoiceWorks Calendar is a full-featured, kid friendly calendar tool designed to help children learn concepts of time and help caregivers to keep them organized.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Choose It Numeracy app - HelpKidzLearn series of apps   Assistive Technology

Description: Suite of tools that make learning accessible for students with special needs.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https.//wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

ChooseIt! Numeracy   Curriculum Related

Description: This app has multiple choice activities for students with disabilities. It allows students to access content while still being able to recognize comprehension. This app should only be used by students requiring this accommodation in their Individualized Education Plan. This app also provides full audio for students who require assistance due to their disability.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf”

Cisco Networking Academy Cybersecurity Courses   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Intro to Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Essentials. More advanced Networking and Cybersecurity courses available at substantial discount for Networking Academy students.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

CK-12   Curriculum Related

Description: CK-12 should be used as supporting materials for students only in the case where district adopted texts are not available. This is a nonprofit company offering learning materials, curriculum guides, simulations and lessons for science, math and social studies. This is a digital platform available for teachers to assign reading, experiments, simulations and assessments on standards being taught.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media. Teacher must request deletion of all student data at conclusion of school year. CK-12 should be used as supporting materials for students only in the case where district adopted texts are not available.

Class Dojo   Classroom Management/Family Communication,Presentations and Projects,Social Networks

Description: ClassDojo is a communication app for the classroom. It connects teachers, parents, and students who use it to share photos, videos, and messages through the school day.
Usage Restriction: This tool allows for the creation of student profiles. Students must not complete this profile themselves – it must be completed by the teacher. If using the text messaging functionality, ensure that messages never contain student personally identifiable information.

Classcraft Basic   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: Classcraft Is an Engagement Management System (EMS). Through gamification, students can keep track of their performance in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Classcraft Premium   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: Classcraft Is an Engagement Management System (EMS). Through gamification, students can keep track of their performance in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Classcraft School or District   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: Classcraft Is an Engagement Management System (EMS). Through gamification, students can keep track of their performance in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

ClassFlow   Formative Assessment Tools,Interactive Presentations

Description: ClassFlow allows teachers to build and access interactive lessons from any web browser, share lessons with other peers and collaborate using the latest mobile and student response technology.
Usage Restriction: Students may use this tool so long as they do not create accounts. To use this tool, teachers must sign in with their @washoeschools.net account and create a student roster. Students may only join using a class code and choose their name from the list.

Clever   Curriculum Related

Description: Students, teachers, and staff get personalized portals with single sign-on to all their digital resources.
Usage Restriction: None

Clicker Books   Assistive Technology,Curriculum Related

Description: Clicker Books is a customizable reading and writing support tool, which empowers children of all abilities to independently demonstrate their knowledge of a particular subject or put together their very own storybook. Clicker Books is particularly effective when used to support children with dyslexia and struggling spellers.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Clicker Connect   Assistive Technology

Description: Clicker Connect allows for picture support for beginning writing. Clicker Connect enables young learners and struggling writers to take their first steps to independent writing by using words and phrases to build coherent text. This app is beneficial for students with a disability to still create a product of writing within the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Clicker Connect SymbolStix   Assistive Technology

Description: Clicker Connect SymbolStix enables young learners and struggling writers to take their first steps to independent writing by using words and phrases to build coherent text, with the support of symbols. This is important for our students with a disability that have fatigue or struggle writing.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Clicker Docs   Assistive Technology

Description: Clicker Docs allows students to create a product of writing and also allows for it to read documents back to the student. This assists students with a disability in the writing and revising process.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Clicker Sentences   Assistive Technology

Description: Clicker Sentences allows students to start to form sentences through pictures, words, and with support. They are able to start accessing and creating a product of writing with the topic taught in class. This app allows students with a disability to access and produce a product.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Co:Writer iPad App   Curriculum Related

Description: Co:Writer Universal is a set of writing tools that aides with phonetic spelling, grammar, and topic-related vocabulary. Co:Writer allows you adjust speech and display options. It will also allow you to supply topic specific vocabulary as well as personal words like family and pet names.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Code.org   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Code.org is a non-profit website that allows students and teachers to learn how to code through step-by-step tutorials that are interactive from grades K-12.
Usage Restriction: None

CodeCombat   Coding/Computer Science

Description: CodeCombat is a comprehensive computer science curriculum accessible via distance learning.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

codeSpark Academy   Coding/Computer Science

Description: codeSpark Academy is inspired by visual programming languages such as Scratch from MIT, Alice from Carnegie Mellon University and other ‘beginner’ programming languages like Logo, SmallTalk, and Squeak.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Common Sense Education   Digital Citizenship

Description: Common Sense Education provides high-quality digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Commonlit.org   Curriculum Related

Description: Commonlit.org is a digtial reading resource program. Teachers may print resources to share content with students.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Corel Painter Software   Creating Technology Products

Description: Corel Painter is a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of traditional media associated with drawing, painting, and printmaking. Because it is intended to be used in real-time by professional digital artists as a functional creative tool, it provides the students with real-world experience that will prepare them for the workforce upon graduation.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

CS First with Google   Coding/Computer Science

Description: This program offers self-paced student driven activities that integrate computer science and coding into real world contexts. Each code class or "club" centers around a theme- (ex: storytelling, digital art, sports, etc.). The curriculum links to Scratch where students build the projects.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

CSTimer   Curriculum Related

Description: Student to use as a timer for timed tasks
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Cue by Wonder Workshop   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Suite of apps to use with Wonder Workshop robot - Cue.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Curriki   Creating Technology Products

Description: Curriki is an online interactive content creation tool.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use.  Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format. Do not allow cookies on this site. Do not click on third party links or link to social media.

DataAnalysis   Curriculum Related,Data Logging

Description: DataAnalysis is a general purpose tool for the plotting and fitting of all types of data that can be formulated as x, y pairs. These programs can be used easily by both students and professionals. It is particularly useful for quick analyses of various types of data by curve fitting, value prediction, and analysis of kinetic data including radioactive decay and enzyme kinetics. DataAnalysis runs on an iPad running iOS9+
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Dave Ramsey - Foundations in Personal Finance Curriculum   Curriculum Related

Description: Dave Ramsey - Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum is a financial literacy curriculum approved for use in all WCSD middle schools.
Usage Restriction: None

DBQ Project   Curriculum Related

Description: DBQ Project is an online version of the DBQ Project. Students can access and interact all resources through Clever.
Usage Restriction: None

DeltaMath   Curriculum Related

Description: DeltaMath is an online math homework site
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Desmos   Presentations and Projects,Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive

Description: Desmos is a free on-line graphing calculator that allows students to dynamically interact with equations.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Desmos Graphing Calculator   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive

Description: Desmos is a powerful graphing calculator that works in a web browser or on Apple iOS devices.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Desmos Scientific Calculator   Curriculum Related

Description: This tool is an iOS scientific calculator.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Destiny   Curriculum Related

Description: Destiny is the catalogue of school library books and manage textbooks.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Digital Passport   Digital Citizenship

Description: Digital Passport by Common Sense Education is an award-winning suite of engaging games that address key issues facing kids in todays digital world.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Diigo Free   Social Bookmarking/Curating

Description: Diigo is a free social bookmarking, research, and knowledge sharing tool created to mimic the ease of taking notes while providing a network for sharing and discovering information.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Diigo Standard   Social Bookmarking/Curating

Description: Diigo Standard is a social bookmarking, research, and knowledge sharing tool created to mimic the ease of taking notes while providing a network for sharing and discovering information.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Discovery Education   Curriculum Related

Description: Discovery Education Experience, our flexible K-12 learning platform, provides compelling high-quality content, ready-to-use digital lessons, unique collaboration tools, and professional learning resources to give you everything you need to facilitate instruction and create a lasting educational impact. Discovery Education Experience, our K-12 Learning Platform, is being made available to every school, teacher, and student in NV thanks to a partnership with the NV DOE.
Usage Restriction: None

DocsTeach   Curriculum Related

Description: DocsTeach.org invites teachers to bring history to life for their students and gives them a powerful set of tools that they can use to create rich, interactive online learning activities.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

DoInk Greenscreen   Creating Technology Products,Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Students use this app with a greenscreen to create videos with other images as backgrounds. For example, students stand infront of a greenscreen but on the video it will show an image of the rainforest.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Dolphin Easy Reader   Assistive Technology

Description: Dolphin Easy Reader creates accessible reading for students with dyslexia, low vision or with blindness. You can copy a text from anywhere for the student to then have it read back to them.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf”

Dreambox 2020-21   Curriculum Related

Description: Dreambox Learning has been renewed for the 2020-21 school year with a master agreement for schools using this tool.
Usage Restriction: None

DropBox   Cloud Storage and Sharing

Description: Dropbox is a cloud storage application to be used only in specific instances with prior approval.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf”

EarSketch   Coding/Computer Science,Curriculum Related

Description: EarSketch is a tool that students use to learn to code by making music.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Easel.ly Free Version   Presentations and Projects

Description: Easel.ly is a website that features thousands of free infographic templates and design objects which users can customize to create and share their visual ideas online.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Easel.ly Pro Version   Presentations and Projects

Description: Easel.ly is a website that features thousands of free infographic templates and design objects which users can customize to create and share their visual ideas online.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Edgenuity MyPath   Curriculum Related

Description: MyPath with Edgenuity is a tier 2 intervention for Math and English concept recovery.
Usage Restriction: None

Edgenuity PathBlazer   Curriculum Related

Description: Edgenuity Plathblazers is an intervention program for ELA and Math.
Usage Restriction: None

Edhesive Computer Science Courses   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Edhesive Computer Science courses are used as a supplement to Computer Science curriculum (Code.org).
Usage Restriction: None

Edpuzzle Free Version   Formative Assessment Tools,Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: EdPuzzle is a free interactive assessment tool that lets the teacher select a video and easily modify it making it personal, engaging and effective. In addition, Edpuzzle is great for distance learning.
Usage Restriction: None

Edpuzzle School Edition   Formative Assessment Tools,Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Edpuzzle School Edition is the paid version of Edpuzzle and great for Distance Learning.
Usage Restriction: None

Edublogs Free Version   Blogging

Description: Edublogs is a service to allow students to post blogs in a safe environment. The free version includes advertising on their page.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Edublogs Pro   Blogging

Description: Edublogs is a service to allow students to post blogs in a safe environment. The paid version does not include advertising on their page.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Educreations Basic   Creating Technology Products

Description: Educreations is a unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool thats simple, powerful, and fun to use. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content as you explain any concept.
Usage Restriction: None

Educreations Pro Classroom   Creating Technology Products

Description: Educreations is a unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool thats simple, powerful, and fun to use. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content as you explain any concept.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Educreations Pro School   Creating Technology Products

Description: Educreations is a unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool thats simple, powerful, and fun to use. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content as you explain any concept.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

ELLevation Renewal   Curriculum Related

Description: ELLevation Increase the academic language needs of EL students with a focus in content. Provide schools with specific EL reports, instructional tools using strategies to differentiate in all content areas for language proficiency.
Usage Restriction: None

EMC World Language   Curriculum Related

Description: EMC World Language is an online core materials website that supports students and teachers in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Epic!   Curriculum Related

Description: Epic! is a childrens subscription book service offering access to over 25,000 high-quality illustrated books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under. Epic!s library includes Read-to-Me books, Audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Teacher creates Educator account.

Essential Elements Interactive - Music   Curriculum Related

Description: Essential Elements is the online interactive version of the book that students usually purchase for their music course starting in 6th grade,
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Fine Arts Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using this form https.//wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf.

Fast ForWord   Curriculum Related

Description: Fast ForWord is an online reading intervention program.
Usage Restriction: None

Finale   Creating Technology Products

Description: Music notation software to create music.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

First Then Visual Schedule   Assistive Technology

Description: First Then Visual Schedule is a tool used for students who struggle with knowing what to do or not knowing what is next. This app is used frequently for students with behaviors to ensure they are able to stay on task as well as assisting them with their content.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Flat for Education   Curriculum Related

Description: Flat for Education is a musical composition music activity creation tool.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not post student PII publicly. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Flipgrid Classroom   Use of Video in the Classroom,Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Flipgrid is a website (Teams Connector) that allows teachers to create"grids" of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Formative   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Formative is a digital tool that allows students to perform a variety of formative learning tasks- quick writes, activities, graphing, whiteboard, classifying, etc. Teachers build the content or share with others.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Foss eBooks K-5 iPad App   Curriculum Related

Description: The FOSS Science Resources Interactive eBooks can be downloaded and viewed through the FOSS eBooks app. The books displayed are specific to the modules associated to a class and modules for which a premium access code has been entered into FOSSweb. Teachers must set up an account and use access codes entered in their FOSSweb account.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

fossweb.com   Curriculum Related

Description: Digital resources that complement the hands on science FOSS kits to use with students.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Free Talking Calculator by Roundhouse Software LLC   Curriculum Related

Description: Talking Calculator is a basic four-function calculator that speaks mathematical functions as they are entered and calculated. This is a great learning tool for young students or can be used by anyone who has difficulty speaking.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

FreeFlight Mini by Parrot SA   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Students will use FreeFlight Mini to control the drone.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

FX Draw   Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding

Description: FX Draw provides a comprehensive drawing environment designed specifically for mathematics teachers.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links, link to social media, or take part in surveys.

GarageBand   Creating Technology Products

Description: GarageBand turns your iPad, and iPhone into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. And with Live Loops, it makes it easy for anyone to have fun creating music like a DJ. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play keyboards, guitars, and create beats that make you sound like a pro — even if you’ve never played a note before. -- Runs on iOS and Mac OS.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

GeoBoard   Curriculum Related

Description: Geoboard is an app that students can use as a digital geoboard.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Geometry Ace Lite   Curriculum Related

Description: This is a combination between a graphics based calculator and a geometry textbook. Step-by-step solutions update as you create new math problems by changing graphics. Students will use while working with points & lines including transformations and constructions, segments, rays, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, and circles.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

GIMP Download (64-bit)   Creating Technology Products

Description: GIMP is a photo editing software.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Glogster EDU Elementary   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: GlogsterEDU is a cloud-based platform for creating presentations and interactive learning to include text, images, video, and audio to create an interactive, web-based poster called glogs on a virtual canvas.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Glow Draw   Assistive Technology

Description: Glow Draw is a sensory and behavioral reinforcement tool.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Go Math   Curriculum Related

Description: Online app that support the Go Math program by Hougton Mifflin Harcourt for differentiating instruction for students. STEM content help connect students in the classroom to real life.
Usage Restriction: None

Go Talk NOW   Assistive Technology

Description: Go Talk Now is a customizable AAC tool for those who may have limited or no speech; Integrates the simplicity of our GoTalk devices and the dynamic abilities of an iPad.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Go Worksheet Maker   Assistive Technology

Description: GO Worksheet Makers creates a digital worksheet for students with a disability. This can assist students in writing and accessing grade level work.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Goalbook   Curriculum Related

Description: The Goalbook Toolkit will be used by teachers to align the NVACs by supporting teachers in designing standard-based learning goals and instructional plans that respond to the different ways students learn and their individual needs. It empowers teachers to identify learning barriers and apply effective research based strategies to ensure that all students can access the general education curriculum ensuring access to FAPE.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool. Ensure students Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is not entered when using this tool.

GoNoodle   Interactive Presentations

Description: GoNoodle is a fun video based tool that teachers use with students to get them moving throughout the day. GoNoodle can be used as part of distance learning for Social Emotional activities and physical activities during distance learning.
Usage Restriction: Students should only access this tool using Clever.

Google Arts & Culture   Curriculum Related

Description: With Google Arts & Culture you can visit top exhibits, zoom in on artworks in mind-blowing detail and browse thousands of stories, photos, videos, and manuscripts.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Google Expeditions   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive

Description: Google Expeditions is an immersive education app that allows teachers and students the ability to explore the world through over 800 virtual-reality (VR) and 100 augmented-reality (AR) tours.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

GooseChase   Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: GooseChase is a platform for running scavenger hunts. Its incredibly easy to set up and each team only needs one person with a iPhone or Android app to play!
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Headed2 Career Exploration software   Curriculum Related

Description: CareerExplorer is a web-based platform designed to help students explore, plan and prepare for a career. The Local Opportunities Network is an online discovery platform that connects students with the local opportunities, including companies, programs and organizations that put their career plans into action. Teachers can connect learning with earning by promoting work-based learning, paid internships, field trips and more to all students via the CareerExplorer.
Usage Restriction: None

HMH Intervention Solutions   Curriculum Related

Description: This is for a group of programs such as Read180, System 44, Reading Counts, Reading Inventory, Phonics Inventory, etc.We currently own licenses to these programs. School just need to pay for hosting of the programs.
Usage Restriction: None

Hopster Coding Safari for Kids iPad App   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Hopster Coding Safari for Kids is an educational puzzle game in which kids guide the animals to their homes or to their parents. The game uses coding logic, which is commonly introduced in coding apps for kids.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

iAnnotate 4   Assistive Technology

Description: iAnnotate 4 helps students annotate on an ipad.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Identifix Automotive Software   Curriculum Related

Description: Identifix is the automotive service, maintenance and repair industry’s largest and most reliable database of continually updated, experience-based information for what breaks on vehicles and how to fix it preparing students for real-world application.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

IMBLAZE   Global Communities-Connections

Description: Students will utilize the IMBLAZE software to communicate with Mentors and document their Leaving to Learn (LTI)/Internships. Includes a database for searching LTI/Internship opportunities.
Usage Restriction: None

Inspiration Maps   Assistive Technology,Curriculum Related

Description: Inspiration Maps is a tool used as an accommodation for students to use a graphic organizer to organize writing thoughts prior to writing a paragraph or paper. This app assists students in organizing thoughts through a digital app and then students are able to take those thoughts in an organized manner to produce writing for their education.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Interactive Alphabet ABC’s   Assistive Technology,Curriculum Related

Description: This tool supports students learning the alphabet in an interactive game format.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Jostens Yearbook Avenue   Creating Technology Products

Description: Yearbook creation software.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Junior Scholastic   Curriculum Related

Description: Junior Scholastic is a digital magazine with various subjects for student to read, respond to and interact with. Articles can be used within multiple subject areas.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Kano.me   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Kano.Me is a resource website for teachers to access lessons and other resources around computer science and coding.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Keeble   Assistive Technology

Description: Keeble is specific for students who have fine motor skills that need to work with a keyboard and in a specific format for students with a disability.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Keedogo   Assistive Technology

Description: Keedogo allows for an iPad keyboard with word prediction designed for children and young students. The keyboard provides a simplified layout with just the essential keys so early writers can focus on developing their skills rather than being distracted by symbols and functions they don’t yet need.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Keedogo Plus   Assistive Technology,Curriculum Related

Description: Keedogo Plus is an iPad keyboard with word prediction designed for children and young students. The keyboard provides a simplified layout with just the essential keys so early writers can focus on developing their skills rather than being distracted by symbols and functions they don’t yet need.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Keyboard Champion   Assistive Technology,Curriculum Related

Description: Keyboard Champion allows for students to improve accuracy and speed on a keyboard. Keyboarding is a vital skill for todays students and tomorrows successes in education.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Khan Academy   Curriculum Related

Description: Khan Academy provides free personalized learning for students in math as well as other subjects. Math MAP scores may be used to further pinpoint areas of need. Students may use the resources on Khan Academy without and account. However, teachers may set up and manage accounts for their classes.
Usage Restriction: None

Kjos Interactive Practice Studio   Curriculum Related

Description: Kjos Interactive Practice Studio is a tool for music teachers to support music instruction.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Kodable Kickstart   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Kodable is a K-5 coding curriculum taking students from learning to think like a programmer in Kindergarten to writing real JavaScript by 5th grade.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Kodable Premium   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Kodable is a complete K-5 curriculum taking students from learning to think like a programmer in Kindergarten to writing real JavaScript by 5th grade. Kodable’s curriculum is aligned to K-5 standards which are a roadmap for developing the whole student through computer science. Kodable provides easy to follow lesson plans focused on student outcomes so teachers can teach their students to code, no computer science knowledge required.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Kodable Premium Plus Curriculum   Coding/Computer Science,Curriculum Related

Description: Kodable is a complete K-5 curriculum taking students from learning to think like a programmer in Kindergarten to writing real JavaScript by 5th grade. Kodable’s curriculum is aligned to K-5 standards which are a roadmap for developing the whole student through computer science. Kodable provides easy to follow lesson plans focused on student outcomes so teachers can teach their students to code, no computer science knowledge required.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

KODU Game Lab   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Kodu Game Lab is used to teach game design and coding.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

KOOV   Coding/Computer Science

Description: The KOOV app is used with KOOV Robotics/Coding so students can access the coding and build instructions.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students DO NOT Link to social media accounts.

KP Compas Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry and Safe Service training program   Curriculum Related

Description: KP Compas is an online course of study designed for any culinary arts or food service program at the high school and post-secondary level.
Usage Restriction: None

LabCamera   Data Logging,Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: LabCamera allows students and teachers to carry out substantial scientific observations and measurements by using our software and a webcam.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Language Builder Pro   Assistive Technology

Description: Language Builder Pro is a database of different everyday images and allows you to add your own images to create unlimited flashcards for use in the apps ABA-based activities. This app is a communication app that assists students with a disability to communicate.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

LanSchool   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: LanSchool is used to monitor students on their individual devices. This version includes more options than the LanSchool Air which was previously approved.
Usage Restriction: Approved for student use only under a school/staff account.

Learning A-Z 2020-21   Curriculum Related

Description: The Learning A-Z suite of tools: Headsprout, Raz-Kids, Raz-Plus, Science A-Z, Reading A-Z, Vocabulary A-Z, and Writing A-Z.
Usage Restriction: None

Lego Mindstorm Commander   iOS,Coding/Computer Science

Description: Robot Commander is the official command app from LEGO® MINDSTORMS®. FREE to download on most smart devices; Robot Commander connects via Bluetooth to the EV3 Intelligent Brick. This easy to use app allows students to interact with your very own EV3 robots without even connecting to a computer! That means students can play instantly with classroom robots. App runs on iPads.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use.  Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format. Ensure students do not click on third party links, link to social media, or complete surveys.

Lexia PowerUp   Curriculum Related

Description: Lexia PowerUp is a grades 6-8 Literacy Intervention program.
Usage Restriction: None

Libby   Curriculum Related

Description: Libby is a tool for reading eBooks or listening to audiobooks checked out through the Washoe County Library using their library card.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Lingt.com   Curriculum Related

Description: Students will use this Lingt.com to record their responses to prompts given by the teacher. This will be used by AP Spanish Language and Culture students who are required to record their responses on the AP test.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not sign up for notifications.

Little Bird Tales   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Little Bird Tales is a storytelling and e-learning tool that can be implemented in hundreds of ways, and is great for kids of all ages, even for children who cant read and write.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

LJ ClassAct II - LMS   Curriculum Related

Description: This program has been designed to allow you to build a NATEF certified automotive program that will enable your students to become new hi-tech auto technicians. A unique blend of online digital learning resources and practical equipment combines to create an automotive teaching program that will deliver the knowledge and practical skills students need to achieve success. This program will help students develop skilled technicians with a solid understanding of automotive technology and fault-finding techniques.
Usage Restriction: None

MackinVIA iPad App   Curriculum Related

Description: MackinVIA™ is a program that makes it easy to access your schools digital resources. You can use MackinVIA on any desktop, laptop, or mobile device with Internet access.
Usage Restriction: None

Made with Code - Google   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Students can create their own projects learning code.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

MANGAHIGH.COM   Coding/Computer Science,Curriculum Related

Description: MANGAHIGH.COM is a web-based math and coding website offering Adaptive quizzes, innovative games and social competition, aligned to international curricula. Real-time analytics with AI support for differentiation
Usage Restriction: None

Marabotic  

Description: Marabotic is suite of tools that interact with Marabotic toys. Suite of apps included are Up to 100; Alpha Monster; 10 Fingers; Bla Bla Box; Vocabubble; Alpha pop; More or Less, add and subtract; Lil Reader; Smart Shapes.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Math Learning Center   Curriculum Related

Description: Math Learning Center are a suite of games based on visual models to be used in a variety of math skills ie: fractions, geoboards, clock, vocabulary cards, money, frames, number lines, number pieces, number rack, partial product finder, and pattern shapes.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Mathalicious   Curriculum Related

Description: Mathalious is a teacher resource with real-world math lesson plans. Teacher creates accounts, shares resource with students in whole group or small group setting.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Mathshare by Benetech   Curriculum Related

Description: Benetech Mathshare empowers students to solve math problems and show their work so that teachers and students can see how they got there. It is free and accessible to all learners. It will mainly be utilized by students with a documented learning disability in math.
Usage Restriction: Teacher creates class account and add students to their accounts. Inform students not to click on third party links or link to social media accounts.

Max Scholar   Curriculum Related

Description: Max Scholar is a Reading Intervention program.
Usage Restriction: None

Merge Explorer   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Merge Explorer is the App that controls the Merge Cube which students are able to program and use in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary   Curriculum Related

Description: Merriam-Webster Dictionary tool assists students in finding definitions of words or looking to expand vocabulary.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

micro:bit by Micro:bit Educational Foundation  

Description: Micro:bit is the program used for creating code for the micro:bit using block coding or Javascript.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Microsoft Excel   Data Logging

Description: Digital spreadsheet creator
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft Minecraft Education Edition   Presentations and Projects

Description: Microsoft Minecraft Education Edition is a school-ready remix of the original smash hit game Minecraft now acquired by Microsoft, played by over 60 million people worldwide. Created by teachers for classroom use, many lessons and activities are made available for free, and there is a vibrant, active teacher community exploring uses of the game.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft OneDrive   Cloud Storage and Sharing

Description: This tool allows teachers to store and access files in a cloud-based system. An Office 365 account is required to use Microsoft OneDrive.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft OneNote/Class Notebook   Collaborative Tools/Spaces,Creating Technology Products

Description: OneNote Class Notebook Creator lets a teacher quickly set up a personal workspace for every student, a content library for handouts, and a collaboration space for lessons and creative activities, all within one powerful notebook.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft PowerPoint   Presentations and Projects,Creating Technology Products

Description: Presentation tool: Get your ideas across with beautiful design, rich animation, cinematic motion, 3D models and icons.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft SharePoint   Class Websites,Cloud Storage and Sharing

Description: SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. SharePoint is primarily a document management and storage system.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft Stream   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Stream is a video recording, editing, and sharing of teacher created videos. Students can view videos. This tool is part of the Office 365 suite. Students access this tool using their district login. No additional students accounts are created.
Usage Restriction: Students should only use this tool using their district login.

Microsoft Sway   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Sway is designed to replace Microsoft PowerPoint for visual presentations and storytelling. Unlike PowerPoint, Sway aims to present to a digital audience, not a live audience.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft Teams   Collaborative Tools/Spaces,Synchronous Communication/Video-Conferencing,Digital Classroom Environment/LMS

Description: Microsoft Teams is the digital hub that brings conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place. Promote equity and student voice with collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with staff - all from a single experience in Office 365 Education.
Usage Restriction: None

Microsoft Whiteboard   Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: Microsoft Whiteboard is an interactive whiteboard app that teachers can use with students for distance learning.
Usage Restriction: Students cannot create boards. Teachers create boards as read-only and teachers can allow students to edit if needed.

Microsoft Word   Creating Technology Products

Description: Digital document creator: Write with confidence, knowing intelligent technology can help with spelling, grammar and even stylistic writing suggestions.
Usage Restriction: None

MINDSTORMS EV3 LEGO® Education  

Description: MINDSTORM EV3 Lego Education will be used to develop students computational thinking through coding the EV3 robot using this program.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Modular Robots - suite of Cubelet apps   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Modular Robots are the suite of apps used with Cubelets.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Money Pieces by MLC   Curriculum Related

Description: Money Pieces help students visualize and understand money values and relationships. Two versions of coins and bills are provided: virtual currency pieces that replicate the appearance and relative size of U.S. coins and the dollar bill, and area money pieces.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Music Theory   Curriculum Related

Description: Free web-based, interactive Music Theory instructor and practice tool. Creates and guides Music Theory learning in a fun and interactive way. Teacher can assign exercises for students to practice. The site scores the exercises for feedback.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Musicplay Online   Curriculum Related

Description: Musicplay online is a fun interactive online music tool used by K-5 teachers.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

myOn Reader by Renaissance   Curriculum Related

Description: myOn Reader is an online reading program accessed through Clever.
Usage Restriction: None

Naviance   Curriculum Related

Description: Naviance is a tool used to support students in developing college and career readiness through self discovery.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Nearpod Free Silver Version   Interactive Presentations

Description: Nearpod is an easy-to-use lesson builder for teachers to assemble lessons and distribute them to student devices. Teachers can get real-time feedback from students and post-session reports on comprehension.
Usage Restriction: None

Nearpod Gold Version   Interactive Presentations

Description: Nearpod is an easy-to-use lesson builder for teachers to assemble lessons and distribute them to student devices. Teachers can get real-time feedback from students and post-session reports on comprehension.
Usage Restriction: None

Nearpod Platinum Version   Interactive Presentations

Description: Nearpod is an easy-to-use lesson builder for teachers to assemble lessons and distribute them to student devices. Teachers can get real-time feedback from students and post-session reports on comprehension.
Usage Restriction: None

Nevada Career Explorer   Curriculum Related

Description: Nevada Career Explorer is used by students to explore different career paths.
Usage Restriction: This tool was previously paper approved and may be used following all contract terms and review guidelines. If you wish to continue using this tool after the contract expiration date, you must submit the tool for approval using the Contract Review process at WCSD Approved Digital Learning Tools site.

News-2-You   Assistive Technology

Description: News-2-you allows for our students with disabilities to still access recent and world wide news. This application allows them to stay up to current events with the assistance in recognizing and teaching text symbols to working on reading comprehension. The app also allows for text to speech for students who struggle with content.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Newsela   Curriculum Related

Description: Newsela is a data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

NitroType  

Description: NitroType is a typing fluency tool that incorporates competition into the game to motivate students to increase their accuracy and fluency when typing.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Notability   Assistive Technology

Description: Notability allows students to note take on a document on an iPad. It also allows students with vision impairments to quickly enlarge documents and notes.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https.//wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf.

NoteFlight Learn   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Noteflight is an online app that allows users to compose, view, and share music notation from any web browser.
Usage Restriction: None

Noteflight Premium   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Noteflight is an online app that allows users to compose, view, and share music notation from any web browser. However, rather than basic composition software, Noteflight allows users to edit, print, and playback written music from any connected device.
Usage Restriction: None

NWEA Testing   Curriculum Related,Formative Assessment Tools

Description: WCSD adopted assessment platform.
Usage Restriction: None

Office 365   Collaborative Tools/Spaces,Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Suite of Microsoft Tools.
Usage Restriction: None

Osmo   Curriculum Related

Description: Osmo programs support student learning of foundation phonics, math computation and geography.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

OSMO learning tool   Curriculum Related

Description: OSMO Learning tools use interactive toys to teach concpets. The Suite of tools include Osmo Math Buzz, Osmo Letteropia, Osmo Shape Builder, and Osmo Counting Town.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Our Virtual Ensemble   Curriculum Related

Description: Our Virtual Ensemble is used for learning, practicing and performing music in a distance learning environment.
Usage Restriction: None

OverDrive: eBooks and audiobooks   Curriculum Related

Description: Overdrive is the Washoe County Library systems eBook online portal.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not create accounts. Students use their library card to access eBooks.

Ozaria   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Ozaria supports students learning Python and JavaSricpt coding.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party lnks or link to social media.

Ozobot- OzoBlockly   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Students use OzoBlockly app to code the Ozobots.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

OzoBots Evo App   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Ozobots Evo app is used to code Ozobots on iPads.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Padlet   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: This online tool is for collecting ideas from a group, building community, and collaborating whether in class or out of class on a virtual bulletin board.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Paint.net   Curriculum Related

Description: Paint.net is a free Windows 10 tool that is used for digital art. It is a free tool like Photoshop. It introduces art students to digital art and allows content to be created for use in presentations and other projects.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

ParentPowered PBC Ready 4K   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: Ready4K is an evidence-based family engagement curriculum delivered via text message. Each week, parents and caregivers receive fun facts and easy tips on how to promote their children’s development by building on existing family routines. The Ready4K curriculum covers birth through 3rd grade and is available in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
Usage Restriction: None

PBIS Rewards / Motivating Systems   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: PBIS Rewards is a schoolwide PBIS management system that assists schools in their Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support program.
Usage Restriction: None

PBS LearningMedia   Curriculum Related

Description: KNPB and PBS have curated free videos, interactives, lesson plans and more for you teachers.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

PBS Thirteen Media with Impact   Curriculum Related

Description: PBS Thirteen Media with Impact website supports student learning in elementary Social Studies curricula.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Pear Deck Essential   Interactive Presentations,Presentations and Projects

Description: Pear Deck Slides is a collaborative presentation and formative assessment tool.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Pear Deck Premium   Interactive Presentations,Presentations and Projects

Description: Pear Deck Slides gives teachers the ability to engage and assess every student in every row no matter what grade or subject. Using Pear Deck will help you create an interactive and community-focused classroom that builds confidence and comprehension.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Pencil Code   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Pencil Code is a collaborative programming site for drawing art, playing music, and creating games. It is also a place to experiment with mathematical functions, geometry, graphing, webpages, simulations, and algorithms.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Pencil2D Download   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Pencil2D Download is an animation software.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students who are 13 and older.

PenPal Schools   Global Communities-Connections

Description: PenPal Schools allow students to communicate with others globally under the protection of a student-friendly and safe platform that closely monitors content and prevents entrance of non-student-friendly content. It promotes global learning and global interpersonal communication that crosses into many discipline and content areas.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

PhET Interactive Simulations   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive

Description: PhET is a suite of research-based interactive computer simulations for teaching and learning physics, chemistry, math, and other sciences. They emphasize the connections between real-life phenomena and the underlying science, and help make the visual and conceptual models of expert scientists accessible to students.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Photon Coding   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Photon Code is an application that allows you to create programs for your Photon robot in Draw, Badge and Blocks - fully icon-based robot programming languages that are super easy to use. Use the app to build any program for Photon and discover the unlimited possibilities of your robot.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not use video recording capabilities.

Photon EDU   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Photon EDU is an online resource for teachers. These resources are to be used for instruction using Photon Robots.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Photon Magic Bridge   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Photon Magic Bridge is an app that together with Photon Magic Dongle allows you to connect to computers & up to 8 robots simultaneously! It also introduces you to a whole new list of commercial apps like Scratch and MakeCode. This will allow connection to an interactive whiteboard.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Pictello   Assistive Technology

Description: Pictello is a tool used for visual story telling.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Piktochart Individual Pro   Presentations and Projects

Description: Piktochart is a web-based infographic application which allows users without intensive experience as graphic designers to easily create infographics and visuals using themed templates.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Piktochart Pro Teams   Presentations and Projects

Description: Piktochart is a web-based infographic application which allows users without intensive experience as graphic designers to easily create infographics and visuals using themed templates.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Pinterest   Social Bookmarking/Curating

Description: Pinterest is a free website that requires registration to use. Users can upload, save, sort, and manage images—known as pins—and other media content (e.g., videos) through collections known as pinboards.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Pivot Interactives Physics   Curriculum Related

Description: Pivot Interactives uses interactive video, a new genre in science education. Research shows that using interactive video can improve student learning of critical thinking and science, even compared to apparatus-based learning.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Ensure students do not submit ideas to the public forum

Pixton Comic Maker   Creating Technology Products

Description: Use Pixton Comic Maker to create comics for content area topics that align to the Common Core Standards in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Teachers create an account using their district credentials. Students use unique class link and system generated usernames to access the tool.

Plickers   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Students use paper QRcodes to indicate answer choices (T/F, Multiple Choice), teachers scan cards with device to see student response data.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

PLT4M   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: PLT4M is used for the strength and conditioning classes for monitoring and evaluation with needed changes.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

PLUGO by Shifu   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Plugo is the tool used with Shifu Plugo interactive devices on an iPad.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Teachers need to complete the initial setup of the app.

PocketLab   Data Logging

Description: PocketLab connects with a single button to a smart phone, tablet, Chromebook, or computer and instantly streams data that you can see and record. PocketLab measures motion, acceleration, angular velocity, magnetic field, pressure, altitude, and temperature.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

PODD with compass   Assistive Technology

Description: PODD with Compass is a way of organizing whole word and symbol vocabulary to provide immersion and modeling as well as a means to express a range of messages in a variety of environments. This is an app used for students with a communication disability.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf”

Prezi EDU Basic   Presentations and Projects

Description: Prezi is a presentation tool that uses one large canvas. Your presentation will zoom along a path to various parts of the canvas, and emphasize the ideas presented there. Prezi uses the big picture of things to help focus the presentation, and captivate your audience.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Prezi EDU Plus   Presentations and Projects

Description: Prezi is a presentation tool that uses one large canvas. Your presentation will zoom along a path to various parts of the canvas, and emphasize the ideas presented there. Prezi uses the big picture of things to help focus the presentation, and captivate your audience.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Prizmo Go   Assistive Technology,iOS

Description: Prizmo Go is a tool used for students with a reading disability. Students can take a picture of the text, highlight and then for our students with a vision impairment that need a darker or lighter back ground it has the ability to change the background color. This app also has the ability for students to type out notes and annotate on a text that the rest of the class may be reading.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Prizmo Pro Scanner   Curriculum Related

Description: Prizmo Pro Scanner is an easy scanner app for students to use.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Project Lead the Way   Curriculum Related

Description: Project Lead the Way is a tool used in middle school STEM classes that engage, empower, and inspire students.
Usage Restriction: None

Proloquo2Go   Assistive Technology

Description: Proloquo2Go is used as a primary function of communication for students with a communication impairment. Students use this to communicate with teachers, aides, and families.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Proloquo4Text   Assistive Technology

Description: Proloqup4Text is used for writing and being able to communicate for students who are nonverbal or have significant communication delays.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Promethean Activcast   Interactive Presentations

Description: Activcast is a mirroring tool for students and teachers to share their screens on the ActivPanel.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Python   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Language and IDE for Edgenuity Computer Science & Applications courses
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Quizalize   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Quizalize has many fun curriculum based classroom quiz games that engage students but also provide teachers with real-time insight into individual children strengths, weaknesses and learning gaps.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Quizizz   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Quizizz works on any device with a browser. quizizz.com (Teachers-to sign up and manage.) Quizizz is a game-based classroom response system you can play on any device with a web browser! Create and play quizzes in a variety of formats.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students or teachers do not enter Student Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Quizlet   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Quizlet is a web-based tool that allows users to create study tools such as interactive flashcards, tests, and study games. With Quizlet, students can choose their own “Study Mode.”
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Rainbow Sentences   Curriculum Related

Description: This app is designed to help students improve their ability to construct grammatically correct sentences by using color coded visual cues. The who, what, where, and why parts of sentences are color coded to help students recognize and understand how combinations of these parts create basic sentence structure.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf

Readworks  

Description: Readworks is a supplemental reading passage resource. The use of Readworks is not approved for use to supplant the district adopted Benchmark curriculum.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format or print format.

Reflect Messaging   Social Emotional Learning

Description: Reflect Messaging is a new social and emotional (SEL) learning app that is free with Microsoft Teams for Education. Capture student feelings in an easy to capture pulse. Available as a chat extension for channel discussion, in group and meeting chats and in 1:1 chats Includes a list of suggested check-in questions and offers the ability to create custom questions for checking in with colleagues Check-ins can be set so responses are public, private to sender, or fully anonymous.
Usage Restriction: Students should only use this tool using their district login.

Renaissance - Accelerated Reader   Curriculum Related

Description: Renaissance is the parent company of Accelerated Reader.
Usage Restriction: None

Renaissance Learning Master Agreement for various schools   Curriculum Related

Description: This agreement covers all the Renaissance Learning suite including Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® and Renaissance Accelerated Math®.
Usage Restriction: None

Repl.it Teams for Education   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Repl.it allows teachers and students to code and collaborate without friction. Repl.it features a collaborative, in-browser IDE to code in 50+ languages.
Usage Restriction: Teachers may only use the paid “Teams for Education” version of this tool with high school students 13 and older. (The free version is not approved.) Ensure students do not click on third party links, link to social media, or take part in surveys.

Roadtrip Nation   Curriculum Related

Description: Roadtrip Nation is a website where students can explore future career opportunities based on their interests.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Robot C (specifically Graphical Robot C, which is included in the download)   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Students on VexIQ Robotics team will be able to use Robot C to block code a series of instructions, download them to their robot for use in competitions.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Safari for Schools by OReilly Books   Curriculum Related

Description: Safari Books for Schools is a catalog of eBooks and videos teaching students about technology skills like coding, web design, and more. OReilly books is offering FREE access to their entire catalog for K12 students.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Santillana - Yabisi & En Español   Curriculum Related

Description: Online materials/resources to accompany textbook series
Usage Restriction: None

School City   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: School City is the district adopted assessment platform and allows for teacher, school and district wide testing. Assessments are created for math, EL, and CTE common assessments. In addition, teachers create assessments for their own classroom assessments. Students may take tests on paper and teachers score assessments through a scanner or webcam. Students may also take a test online. Students may review results online, if made available by the teacher.
Usage Restriction: None

Schoolwires   Class Websites

Description: Schoolwires is a service that allows teachers to create websites that are ADA compliant with a variety of tools to have consistent format with a district webpage. Templates are provided to create content on a webpage.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Schoolwires is the approved tool for teacher website creation. To create a Schoolwires teacher website on the WCSD website, email Mike Morris at mmorris@washoeschools.net

Scratch   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Scratch is a fun, interactive program that ignites creativity in young people and gives them the tools to explore computational ideas. They can produce stories, animations, games, simulations, or interactive art projects this way. Scratch is a visual programming language and online community targeted primarily at children. Using Scratch, users can create online projects and make them into anything by coding with simple blocks.
Usage Restriction: Students may use this tool so long as student accounts are not created. Teachers should create authorized Educator accounts. Click the Learn More button for directions on how to create an authorized Educator account.

ScratchJr   Coding/Computer Science

Description: ScratchJr is an introductory programming language that enables young children (ages 5-7) to create their own interactive stories and games. Children snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters move, jump, dance, and sing.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Screencast-o-Matic Deluxe   Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding

Description: Screencast-O-Matic is a handy tool for recording screenshots and sharing them with friends or colleagues for a number of different purposes. With just a few clicks, you can start recording your screen, and once youre satisfied with your video, you can upload it directly from there.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Screencast-o-matic Free   Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding

Description: Screencast-O-Matic is a handy tool for recording screenshots and sharing them with friends or colleagues for a number of different purposes. With just a few clicks, you can start recording your screen, and once youre satisfied with your video, you can upload it directly from there.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Screencast-o-Matic Premier   Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding

Description: Screencast-O-Matic is a handy tool for recording screenshots and sharing them with friends or colleagues for a number of different purposes. With just a few clicks, you can start recording your screen, and once youre satisfied with your video, you can upload it directly from there.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Seeing AI   Assistive Technology

Description: Seeing AI is an iOS app that allows people with visual impairments to access their world. It describes the people, text and objects around the. It is like a talking camera.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Seesaw Free Version   Digital Classroom Environment/LMS

Description: Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

SeeSaw Plus   Digital Classroom Environment/LMS

Description: Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. This is an excellent tool for students to build electronic portfolios.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Señor Wooly PRO   Curriculum Related

Description: Web-based educational Spanish program where students listen to music videos in Spanish and interpret for comprehension.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Sensory Magma   Assistive Technology

Description: Senrory Magma is a calming and relaxing visual app for students with special needs.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Sensory Room   Assistive Technology

Description: The Sensory Room tool teaches students with special/complex needs cause and effect, sequencing, how to use a touch screen and is one of the few tools available that is switch compatible.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Sight Reading Factory   Curriculum Related

Description: Web Based sight-reading exercise creator for music teachers/students. Creates sight-reading exercises on the spot within the framework of difficulty as specified by the teacher.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Siri   Assistive Technology

Description: Siri is used specifically for our special education students who are visually impaired. These students are not able to visually find their device and can use Siri to find the actual device.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Sketchup for Schools (education suite)   Creating Technology Products

Description: SketchUp for Schools is a core SketchUp modeler.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

SketchUp Free   Creating Technology Products

Description: SketchUp, formerly Google Sketchup, is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, film and video game design.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

SketchUp Pro Student Version   Creating Technology Products

Description: SketchUp, formerly Google Sketchup, is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, film and video game design.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

SketchUp Pro Teacher   Creating Technology Products

Description: SketchUp, formerly Google Sketchup, is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, film and video game design.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Sky Safari 6 AR   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive

Description: Sky Safari 6 AR app allows students to observe the sky as if they were astronomers no matter the time of day. It has many features. It will be used in class. Once the item is purchased we can use it indefinitely.
Usage Restriction: Approval for use of app only. Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Skype for Business   Synchronous Communication/Video-Conferencing

Description: Skype for business is an online IM, voice, and vidoe call tool.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Skype in the Classroom   Global Communities-Connections,Interactive Presentations,Synchronous Communication/Video-Conferencing

Description: Skype in the Classroom is a tool teachers can use to connect with experts in the field to video chat with students and ask questions.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Smart Music   Curriculum Related

Description: SmartMusic is a web-based music education platform that connects teachers and students.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Snap + Core First (Full)   Assistive Technology

Description: Snap + Core First (Full) is used for students with a communication disorder. This app assists students in communicating needs.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Snap and Read   Assistive Technology

Description: Snap and read iPad app allows students to take a screen shot of any text, and then have the text read aloud. This is important for our students with a disability.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with writtenauthorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parentconsent must be obtained before use by students using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf”

Snap Scene   Assistive Technology

Description: Snap Scene is designed for young children, as early as infancy, at the beginning stages of learning communication who do not speak, may be slower in learning to talk, may speak but are difficult to understand or are at risk for communication challenges.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

SnapType Pro   Assistive Technology

Description: SnapType helps students keep up with their peers in class even when their penmanship holds them back. Students can easily complete school worksheets with the help of an iPad or iPhone. This allow students with a disability to take a picture of any work sheet and complete it with their assistive technology device and turn it in as would their typical peers.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

Socrative Free   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Socrative is an online student response system that allows teachers to easily create polls, quizzes and other educational exercises for their class and monitor their students’ response and progress in real time.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Socrative Pro   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Socrative is an online student response system that allows teachers to easily create polls, quizzes and other educational exercises for their class and monitor their students’ response and progress in real time.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Sono Flex   Assistive Technology

Description: Sono Flex is an AAC vocabulary tool that turns symbols into clear speech and provides language to nonverbal users who are not yet in full control of literacy.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Soundtrap Basic Free Version   Creating Technology Products

Description: Soundtrap provides a cloud-based audio recording platform that enables users to collaborate and create music and audio. Its platform allows users to start, edit, collaborate, publish, and promote music. The companys platform works on Mac, Windows, iPads, Android tablets and phones, Linux, and ChromeBooks.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Soundtrap for Education   Creating Technology Products

Description: Soundtrap for Education empowers students and teachers to explore creative sound recording in all subjects, for all ages and ability levels.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher..

Spell Better VPP   Assistive Technology

Description: Spell Better VPP is used for students with dyslexia and allows them an assistive technology writing toolkit that combines the most effective writing supports in one easy-to-use and inviting package.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Sphero apps   Coding/Computer Science

Description: A suite of apps that are used to code Sphero robots.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Sphero Edu   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Sphero EDU is a computer science and coding website to support teachers implimenting Spehro robots with students.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Splashtop   Assistive Technology,Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding

Description: Splashtop shares the teachers smartboard screen onto the students iPad located in front of them on their laps.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Springboard ELA Curriculum   Curriculum Related

Description: SpringbBoard ELA Curriculum gives you a full core curriculum from grades 6 through 12.
Usage Restriction: None

SREB LabView Software   Curriculum Related

Description: Students engage in hands-on learning techniques that make math and science come to life with industry- standard tools, National Instruments’ LabVIEW for Education software and myDAQ hardware. LabVIEW and myDAQ together with project-based curriculum and equipment create fully integrated technology platforms for showing students real-world lab experiences.
Usage Restriction: None

Starfall   Curriculum Related

Description: Starfall allows students to access learning alphabet and lower level reading. Students access reading content through voice text to assist them in their learning.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Starfall Learn to Read   Curriculum Related

Description: Starfall Learn to Read allows students to access short and long vowels as well as phonics and chunking. This allows students to access the voice of what these sounds sound like in order to aide their learning being done in the classroom. It also assists students in recognizing the relationship between spoken and written language.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Stile Education   Curriculum Related

Description: Stile has diverse content for all types of learners including interactive simulations, experiments, projects, hands-on activities, and real-world connections.
Usage Restriction: None

Stop Motion Studio   Presentations and Projects,Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Students are able to make stopmotion movies as projects to show off what they have learned in various content areas.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Storybird   Curriculum Related

Description: Storybird helps students build creativity and confidence in their writing. With a variety of activites in reading and writing, students will work toward mastering skills within those subjects.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

storyjumper   Creating Technology Products

Description: Storyjumper is a tool to use with student writing. Books can be published and student voices added. Can be used as an activity with many content areas.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

SuperKeys Accessible Keyboard with assist keys   Assistive Technology

Description: SuperKeys Accessibility Keyboard with Assist Keys is a keyboarding app that supports students who need help in writing. It has special factors for assist keys to help students with a disability.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Swift Playground   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Swift Playgrounds is a free iPad app from Apple that makes learning and experimenting with code interactive and fun. Students can solve puzzles to master the basics using Swift—a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by the pros to build many of todays most popular apps.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

TCI   Curriculum Related

Description: TCI is the online version of the textbook as well as Interactive Tutorials, Online Interactive Student Notebook, Lesson Games, Text-to-audio, and Spanish Translations.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Teams Connector - Adobe Creative Cloud   Creating Technology Products,Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Creative Cloud gives you apps and services for video, design, photography, and the web. Its easy to get started with built-in tutorials and templates.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Teams Connector - Adobe Sign   Cloud Storage and Sharing

Description: Electronic signature tool.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Teams Connector - Bookings   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: Allows for people to book appointments through the Outlook calendar: Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool and is part of the Microsoft Office family of products.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Teams Connector - Calendar BOT   Classroom Management/Family Communication

Description: Compare open times on your calendar to open times on any of your Approved Contacts calendars.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Teams Connector - Document Library in SharePoint   Cloud Storage and Sharing

Description: Add links to SharePoint document libraries: A document library provides a secure place to store files where you and your co-workers can find them easily, work on them together, and access them from any device at any time.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Excel   Data Logging

Description: Digital spreadsheet creator
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Flipgrid   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Flipgrid is a website (Teams Connector) that allows teachers to create"grids" of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Flow   Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: Create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Forms   Creating Technology Products,Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Digital form creator for surveys and quizzes.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - How-To   Curriculum Related

Description: Integrated technical how to videos for using Teams which shows you how to perform many tasks in Microsoft Teams.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Teams Connector - Nearpod   Interactive Presentations

Description: Nearpod is an easy-to-use lesson builder for teachers to assemble lessons and distribute them to student devices. Teachers can get real-time feedback from students and post-session reports on comprehension.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - OneNote   Collaborative Tools/Spaces,Creating Technology Products

Description: Digital notebook: Sort content across notebooks, sections, and pages. Teachers can use OneNote to organize lesson plans in searchable digital notebooks, and staff can create a sharable content library.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - PDF   Creating Technology Products

Description: This allows a PDF to be attached as a tab in a Microsoft Team.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Planner   Classroom Management/Family Communication,Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: Planner makes it easy for your team to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat about what you’re working on, and get updates on progress.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - PowerApps   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Create custom apps using MS tools: Build apps fast with a point-and-click approach to app design.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Teams Connector - PowerPoint   Creating Technology Products,Presentations and Projects

Description: Presentation tool: Get your ideas across with beautiful design, rich animation, cinematic motion, 3D models and icons.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Quizlet   Formative Assessment Tools

Description: Flash cards and other study games: Search millions of study sets or create your own. Improve your grades by studying with flashcards, games and more.
Usage Restriction: Students under 13 must only use the "restricted" version of this digital tool.

Teams Connector - SharePoint   Cloud Storage and Sharing,Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: Online repository: SharePoint empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Skooler   Digital Classroom Environment/LMS

Description: Learning Management System for Office 365,designed specifically for teachers, students and parents, to smoothly integrate technology into the teaching and learning environment.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Stream   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: Microsoft Stream—the intelligent video service in Office 365—makes it easy to create, securely share, and interact with video, whether in a team or across your organization.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - SurveyMonkey   Data Logging

Description: Survey tool: Share, collect, and collaborate on surveys all in Microsoft Teams.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Teams Connector - Website   Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: Allows teachers to insert a website as a link in a Team for ease of access.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Whiteboard   Screencasting/Digital White-Boarding,Creating Technology Products

Description: Freeform digital canvas: Give your ideas room to grow with Microsoft Whiteboard. Transform your work into professional-looking charts and shapes on an infinite canvas with an interface designed for pen, touch, and keyboard.
Usage Restriction: None

Teams Connector - Wiki   Student Websites/Portfolios,Collaborative Tools/Spaces

Description: Collaborative text editing and communication tool: A wiki is a site that is designed for groups of people to quickly capture and share ideas by creating simple pages and linking them together.
Usage Restriction: None

TED-Ed   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: TED-Ed is collection of short video talks around a variety of subjects.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

TestNav   Curriculum Related

Description: TesNav is used as part of AimsWeb Plus for monitoring students reading progress.
Usage Restriction: None

TestOut Software   Curriculum Related

Description: TestOut IT Fundamentals Pro prepares students for the TestOut IT Fundamentals Pro and CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U61) certification exams. Students considering careers in information technology will use multiple learning formats to acquire foundational concepts, knowledge and skills.
Usage Restriction: None

Thinglink Basic Education   Presentations and Projects

Description: Thinglink turns any image into an interactive graphic.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Thinglink Premium Teacher   Presentations and Projects

Description: Thinglink turns any image into an interactive graphic. This version offers additional features.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Tiggly  

Description: Tiggly is the leading provider of connected tech toys interacting with learning apps on tablets. Tiggle suite of apps approved for use include Tiggly Chef Adding, Tiggly Chef Subtracting, Tiggly Adventure, Tiggly Doctor, Tiggly Submarine, Tiggly Safari, Tiggly Story Maker, Tiggly Draw, Tiggly Cardtoon, Tiggly Shapes Got Talent.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Time Timer   Assistive Technology

Description: Time timer is a visual app that helps students with a disability to visually see what time has passed as well as the time that is left. These are important visuals for students with difficulties.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Timetoast Basic   Creating Technology Products

Description: Timetoast is a Web 2.0 tool which allows its users to create interactive timelines online!
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Timetoast Pro   Creating Technology Products

Description: Timetoast is a Web 2.0 tool which allows its users to create interactive timelines online!
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Timetoast Public Free Version   Creating Technology Products

Description: Timetoast is a free Web 2.0 tool which allows its users to create interactive timelines online!
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

TinkerCAD   Creating Technology Products

Description: TinkerCAD will allow students to design and print a 3D model using a 3D printer. This tool allows students to be designers and engineer something using concepts from math.
Usage Restriction: Teacher creates an account and adds students to class roster. Inform students not to click on third party links or link to social media accounts.

tobii dynavox compass   Assistive Technology

Description: Compass is an AAC software solution that offers a full-breadth of pre-stored communication, built-in supports and many other tools for communication and support. This is a communication digital tool for students with a disability.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf

Todo Telling Time   Assistive Technology

Description: Time Timer allows students with a disability to practice telling time and sequencing time after it has been taught in the classroom. This interactive, with voice support, tool allows students to practice the math application without having to write and draw clocks that is done in the classroom.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https://wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created.

TouchChat   Assistive Technology

Description: TouchChat is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TouchChat is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a persons ability to use natural speech.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

TouchChat HD - AAC with WordPower™   Assistive Technology

Description: TouchChat HD - AAC with WordPower™ for iPad® / iPod® / iPhone® has all the features of TouchChat HD - AAC and is bundled with the WordPower™ series of AAC vocabularies designed by Nancy Inman.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

TouchChat HD-AAC   Assistive Technology

Description: TouchChat is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TouchChat is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a persons ability to use natural speech.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Touchtronic  

Description: Touchtronic is a suite of apps that work with interactive Touchtronic toys. Apps include Touchtronic 3 letter words; Touchtronic ABC; Touchtronic Alphabet Sheets; Touchtronic Match the Sound; Touchtronic 123s; Touchtronic Match the number; Touchtronic Car Spin; Touchtronic CVC spin; Touchtronic Place value; Touchtronic Sum Spin.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Turnitin   Curriculum Related

Description: Turnitin is the District provided Plagiarism checker for grades 6-12.
Usage Restriction: None

TweetDeck   Social Networks

Description: TweetDeck is a social media dashboard application for management of Twitter accounts. Originally an independent app, TweetDeck was subsequently acquired by Twitter Inc. and integrated into Twitters interface.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Twitter   Social Networks

Description: Twitter is a free social networking microblogging service that allows registered members to broadcast short posts called tweets. Twitter members can broadcast tweets and follow other users tweets by using multiple platforms and devices.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff may use this tool.

Typing.com   Curriculum Related

Description: Typing.com is a typing tutor program.
Usage Restriction: None

VCastSender   Presentations and Projects

Description: Students and Teachers use VCastSender to project their device screen to Viewboard touch panels.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Vernier Graphical Analysis 4   Data Logging

Description: Students will use this tool to collect data from wireless sensors and analyze the data for trends.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Vernier Video Physics   Data Logging

Description: Vernier Video Phyics allows students to analyze videos that they take with the ipad to determine position, velocity, and acceleration.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

VEX CODE   Coding/Computer Science

Description: From elementary school through college, VEXcode is a coding environment that meets students at their level. The intuitive layout of VEXcode allows students to get started quickly and easily.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Teachers can create accounts to access online resources.

VEX CODE BLOCKS   Coding/Computer Science

Description: VEX Code Blocks is used to learn to code VEX robots.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Teachers can create accounts to access online resources.

VEX CODE TEXT   Coding/Computer Science

Description: VEX Code Text is used to code VEX robots.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Teachers can create accounts to access online resources.

VEX CODE V5 TEXT   Coding/Computer Science

Description: VEX Code V5 Text is used to code VEX Robots.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Teachers can create accounts to access online resources.

VEXcode IQ Blocks   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Vexcode IQ tool will be used to code VEX IQ robots.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Teachers can create accounts to access online resources.

Vista Higher Learning   Curriculum Related

Description: Online materials and resources to accompany textbook.
Usage Restriction: None

Vital Source Bookshelf for e-text   Curriculum Related

Description: This site is used to purchase Edgenuity AP courses for Distance Learning.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

VLC   Use of Video in the Classroom

Description: VLC software is a cross-platform multimedia player.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created.

Voice Dream Reader   Assistive Technology

Description: Voice Dream Reader is a text to reading tool for students with Assistive Technology accommodations.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https.//wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voice Dream Scanner   Assistive Technology

Description: Voice Dream Scanner scan paper documents with the camera and recognize texts. Listen using built-in text-to-speech. This app is used for students with a disability to get a paper document onto a device for them to access per their IEP.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https.//wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voice Dream Writer   Assistive Technology

Description: Voice Dream Writer helps everyone write better: Text-to-speech proofreading reduces mistakes, phonetic and meaning search help you use the right words, and an active outline helps you organize and improve the structure of your writing. This is used for students with a disability that assists them in accessing the curriculum.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use ONLY with written authorization by the Special Education Department. Informed parent consent must be obtained before use by students by using form https.//wcsdpolicy.net/pdf_files/forms/7627_AF-Digital_Tools_Consent-v2.pdf. Approved for use by student only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voki Basic Free Version   Creating Technology Products

Description: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voki Large   Creating Technology Products

Description: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voki Level 1   Creating Technology Products

Description: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voki Level 2   Creating Technology Products

Description: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voki Level 3   Creating Technology Products

Description: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Voki Small   Creating Technology Products

Description: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Wakelet.com   Social Bookmarking/Curating

Description: Waklet.com allows teachers to compile websites and resources for students to easily access. It is also able to be added as connector within Teams.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher.

Washoe County Library System MOU   Curriculum Related

Description: This is the agreement between WCSD and Washoe County School District to make it possible for all WCSD students sign up for library cards.
Usage Restriction: None

We the People + Actively Learn   Curriculum Related

Description: We the People is the district adopted Social Studies textbooks. The Center for Civic Education is the publisher of We the People and uses Actively Learn to house their digital version of the textbook and other resources.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

Webinarjam (Elks DAP webinar with Ray Lozano)   Synchronous Communication/Video-Conferencing

Description: Webinarjam is the platform in which the schools can access the webinar. Teachers will be provided a link and need to sign in with name and email. The webinar will be shown to students in the classroom in-person or virtually.
Usage Restriction: Not approved for student use. Staff creates an account and only shares content with students in whole or small group presentation format.

Weebly Free Version   Class Websites

Description: Weebly makes it easy to create a high-quality website or blog.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Only for creation of student websites. Per Administrative Regulation 7240, teacher websites must only use Schoolwires.

Weebly Pro   Class Websites

Description: Weebly makes it easy to create a high-quality website or blog.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older. Only for creation of student websites. Per Administrative Regulation 7240, teacher websites must only use Schoolwires.

With.in   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive

Description: Within is a Virtual Reality website that students can visit and have a 360 experience. Students can feel like they are participating in the culture while experience the videos associated with this site. The material available can be used for World Cultures, Science, English, etc.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media..

Wonder Workshop for Dash and Dot   Coding/Computer Science

Description: Suite of apps to use with Wonder Workshop robots - Dot and Dash.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Wordle   Presentations and Projects

Description: A wordle is a visual depiction of the words contained in a piece of text. Generated by a web-based tool of the same name, a wordle is created by manipulating the words of an input text and arranging them into a kind of graphic.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Writable   Curriculum Related

Description: Writable is a tool that students and teachers use to give and recieve feedback on their writing.
Usage Restriction: Students may only use this tool by entering a join code created by the teacher. Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

Write My Name   Curriculum Related

Description: Write Your Name app allows for children to practice writing and tracing their name. This is used for students with a disability or struggle with writing of all ages.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when using this tool.

Writing Wizard for Kids   Assistive Technology,Curriculum Related

Description: Writing Wizard for Kids allows students to begin and work with tracing letters. This app is used for students with a disability of all ages that struggle with writing and penmanship.
Usage Restriction: Approved for use by students only if student accounts are not created. Ensure students do not enter Personally Identifiable Information when using this tool.

Yabla   Curriculum Related

Description: Yabla is a website 3rd year and Advanced Placement Spanish students use to practice listening comprehension, speaking, and written accent practice. Its intent is to help students prepare for the Advanced Placement exam.
Usage Restriction: Approved only for high school students 13 and older.

zSPACE HUMAN ANATOMY ATLAS   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive,Curriculum Related

Description: Use the Human Anatomy Atlas by Visible Body for independent student research and to aid in developing accurate mental models of the human body and how its parts relate to each other. Muscular movement animations provide insight into how the muscular system moves the skeleton. Quizzes allow for self-assessment of learning.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

zSPACE VIRTUAL ECG TRAINING   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive,Curriculum Related

Description: Virtual ECG by Vizitech is created to train students in electrocardiography (ECG) electrode placement, heart lead regions, and heart conditions. It leverages a rare convergence of medical knowledge and advanced visualization to bring clear insight into the science of 12-lead electrocardiography.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.

zSPACE VIVED ANATOMY   Visualization of Learning/Virtual/Augmented/Immersive,Curriculum Related

Description: VIVED Anatomy makes dry lab dissection easy, engaging and interactive with virtual dissection capability. Design and save lab sessions and create quiz questions to support your curriculum. The fully dissectible and labeled human body of VIVED Anatomy is ready for curriculum personalization.
Usage Restriction: Ensure students do not click on third party links or link to social media.