HCPSS Resources for Supporting Students at Home

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 10:12am

While the activity ideas listed do not represent the same level of instruction that occurs in our schools, they are intended to help keep our students intellectually active while they are at home.  Click to access elementary resources.

HCPSS.me Online Resources: While HCPSS staff work on a comprehensive distance learning plan should schools be closed for an extended period of time beyond the current closure, families are reminded that through https://hcpss.me/, students may access the following approved online tools:

  • Canvas: HCPSS’ learning management system

  • MackinVIA: Provides students access to ebooks and databases

  • HC Library: Provides students access to online resources and content through the Howard County Library System

  • Clever: Provides students with access to approved online apps, browsable by content area

  • G Suite: Allows students to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

  • WeVideo: Allows students to engage in video production

  • Office 365: Allows students to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, as well as email for secondary students 

  • Typing Agent: Students can continue to work on Typing Agent at home.  This provides great practice to improve keyboarding skills.

If you need your child's login credentials, please email Mr. Cosentino at ecosentino@hcpss.org.