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Here’s a list of the most common programs utilized in the Murray City School District. Because new apps are created all the time and we have many tech savvy teachers in the district, this list could be outdated in a short amount of time.

If you’d like more information specific to your student, please reach out to your students teacher.

Google Classroom Google Classroom is a free web service, developed by Google for schools, that aims to simplify creating, distributing, and grading assignments in a paperless way. The primary purpose of Google Classroom is to streamline the process of sharing files between teachers and students.

Canvas Similar to Google Classroom for Secondary Schools

Classkick is a digital formative assessment tool that allows teachers to create lessons and assignments that students work through on their devices at their own pace. Teachers can observe student progress in real time and provide immediate feedback.

Lexia Research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.

We’ve provided more information on how to access and navigate your Lexia account. To review, click here.

Zearn Individualized Math Instruction parallels with Eureka Math

Newsela Online reading resource for Informational Text

Flipgrid A social learning platform that allows educators to ask a question, then the students respond in a video. Students are then able to respond to one another, creating a “web” of discussion.

EdPuzzle An easy-to-use video platform that boost classroom engagement and improve student learning through video lessons.

Seesaw A platform for student engagement that inspires students of all ages to do their best, and saves teachers time! Students use creative tools to take pictures, draw, record videos and more to capture learning in a portfolio. Teachers find or create activities to share with students.

Nearpod A student engagement platform to be used in the classroom. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quizzes, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, Web Content and so on. They can also access k-12 standards-aligned lessons.

Illuminate Equips teachers with content and professionally-designed assessments and transforms tests into instructional tools that drive learning.

Clever Brings all K12 applications into one secure portal and provide single sign-on for everyone in the district.

FOSS (4-6) (Full-Option Science System) A research-based science curriculum for grades K—8 developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. FOSS is also an ongoing research project dedicated to improving the learning and teaching of science.

Utah Compose (3-6) An online formative assessment tool created to improve students’ writing skills by enabling them to submit essays, receive feedback and revise their work. Students compose essays in response to one of our Utah Compose pre-packaged prompts, or they can respond to a teacher-generated prompt.

Moby Max & SpEd Accommodations Finds and fixes learning gaps with the power of personalized learning.

Connecting your Chromebook to Wi-Fi
To connect to the Internet, use a compatible Wi-Fi network.

Step 1: Turn on Wi-Fi

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Not Connected.
    Note: If you see your Wi-Fi network name and a signal strength, your Chromebook is already connected to Wi-Fi.
  3. Turn on Wi-Fi.
  4. Your Chromebook will automatically look for available networks and show them to you in a list.

Step 2: Pick a network and connect

  1. Select the secure Wi-Fi network
  2. Type the network password.
  3. Select Connect.

Please visit this link if you need additional instructions https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/1047420?hl=en

If you are still unable to connect to a Wi-Fi network please call the Murray City School District Digital Home Learning support line at 801-264-7411.