Teacher Resources in Madison School District

Listed below are programs accepted by Madison School District

 as resources for teachers to augment the basic curriculums

 adopted for the district.

 Though a “Go-to” person is listed for each,

Siri Pinnock (ext. 3043 or pinnocks@msd321.com)

may be contacted for any questions or concerns.

 

You can download this document by clicking HERE.

Name of Program

Grade Using

How to Access

Description

Go-to Person for Training and Questions

Waterford

K

Licenses purchased through the district.

Program for helping students develop basic Kindergarten skills.

Will not be supported by the district after school year 2014-2015.

Susan Farmer at Lincoln ---ext. 1507
farmers@msd321.com

Reading Eggs

K (Mainly but is being used somewhat by lower first graders)

Licenses purchased through the district.

Program for helping students develop basic Kindergarten skills.

Siri Pinnock ext. 3043
pinnocks@msd321.com

 Read 180

4th – 12th

Licenses purchased through the district.

A system for raising reading achievement in Grades 4–12+.

Tracey Parkinson ext. 6212
parkinsont@msd321.com

Read Naturally

1st—4th

Licenses purchased through the district.

A system for raising reading achievement in Grades K—4.

Tracey Parkinson ext. 6212
parkinsont@msd321.com

Mileposts

District Wide

tinyurl.com/nhx7779

Data collection software for inputting and accessing student data for easy retrieval for decision making concerning student growth and achievement.

Bruce Cook ext. 3418
cookb@msd321.com

SIOP

District Wide

Textbook driven. 

Textbooks available through the district.

Professional development focused on student learning. This training is especially focused on those students considered as ESL.

Bruce Cook ext. 3418
cookb@msd321.com

MobyMax

1st—9th and above as needed

 

MobyMax is a completely integrated K-8 curriculum and teaching system with progress monitoring, goal setting, fluency practice, motivation tools, in various subjects such as math, science, ELA.

Siri Pinnock ext. 3043
pinnocks@msd321.com

Discovery Learning

District Wide

tinyurl.com/npv45ew

(Contact Cory Peterson for login info.)

Discovery Learning, Inc. provides assessments, simulations, and organizational tools to help achieve goals, grow  skills and accelerate learning.

Belinda Kunz ext. 2114
kunzb@msd321.com

World Book Online

District Wide

License purchased by the district.

www.worldbookonline.com

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

Siri Pinnock ext. 3043
pinnocks@msd321.com

Next Steps

K—6th

Textbook based.  District training.

This reader-friendly teaching guide makes the next steps of literacy instruction clear and easy for K–6 educators. Specific breakdown of the indicators on today’s most popular reading assessments and matches those items with interventions that make a real difference.

Tracey Parkinson ext. 6212
parkinsont@msd321.com

TTM (Think Through Math)

K—12th

tinyurl.com/pv5mak5

(Originally called Apangea) Purchased by the ISDE. an online, supplemental math instruction and tutoring program by providing focused instruction, rigorous math problems, access to live certified teachers.

Siri Pinnock ext. 3043
pinnocks@msd321.com

SIPPS

K—4th

Licenses purchased through the district.

SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) for new and struggling readers---a systemic approach to decoding that helps students gain reading fluency and comprehension.

Tracey Parkinson ext. 6212
parkinsont@msd321.com

TMT (Teaching Mathematical Thinking)

K--12

ed.isu.edu/irmc/tmt.shtml

 

(Originally MTI) As part of the Idaho Math Initiative, the ISDE has mandated this training for all K—8 teachers and anyone who has a math endorsement.  This training also is mandated for anyone who evaluates a teacher in these positions. The TMT program is offered through ISU. 

ISU  Jason Libberton 282-2804
libbjason@isu.edu

PD360 / Edivation

K-12

www.pd360.com

PD 360 is an online professional development tool that allows educators instant access to some excellent presenters, ideas, and practices in education today.

Mark Bates ext. 1330
batesm@msd321.com

Kahn Academy

K—12

www.khanacademy.org

Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created by educator Salman Khan to provide "a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere" through micro lectures in the form of YouTube videos. In addition to micro lectures, the organization's website features practice exercises and tools for educators.

Corey Moore (MJHS) ext. 2133
moorec@msd321.com

Power School / Power Teacher

District Wide

Icon on your desktop,

ps.d321.k12.id.us/teachers

or

ps.d321.k12.id.us/admin

 

PowerSchool is a web-based student information system for submitting and accessing grades, attendance, lunch counts, etc.

PowerSchool provides the full range of features needed by administrators at the district and school level in addition to portals for teachers, parents, and students.

 

Jon Voter ext. 3402
jtvoter@msd321.com