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Parent Portal

Parent and guardian access the following: Attendance, Class Schedule, Course History, Discipline Records, Immunization Records, Lunch Account, and Pinnacle Gradebook.

Student Portal

Student access to the following: Attendance, Class Schedule, Course History, Discipline Records, Immunization Records, Library Information, Lunch Account, Pinnacle Gradebook, Blackboard, and Google Apps.

Google Apps

Polk County Public Schools is offering Google Apps (aka myPolkApps)! Google Apps Education Edition is a free set of tools designed for schools. On Google Apps you’ll have a Gmail account to use for school related communication, a calendar to help you stay organized, Google Docs to work on papers and presentations, Google Sites to create project websites or a portfolio of work, and much more!

Moodle

Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.

OpenOffice

OpenOffice.org 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

Gimp

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Microsoft Photo Story 3

Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device.

HippoCampus

HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons and course material to help you with your instruction, homework and studies. You can browse multimedia lessons or complete courses, and find help with the topics covered in popular textbooks.

Science Department

GENERAL (all subjects)

BIOLOGY

CHEMISTRY

Earth Space

Math Department

Algebra EOC Help

Improve Algebra Students’ End-of-Course Exam Scores with a Free Online Study Prep System.
Click Here for more information about Algebra Nation and how to sign up.

Help Sites

A Google website of clustered sets of videos has been created to assist students with content from first semester of Algebra 1.  The site is https://sites.google.com/a/mypolkschools.net/algebra-1-video-resource-library/.   This is a free resource that some students and teachers will find beneficial. 

Prentice Hall Math website as a free resource to practice tests, quizzes, vocabulary and a video tutor and the other websites for their respective courses.

Pearson Liberal Arts, Advanced Topics and Pre-Calculus resources. Online resource for Blitzer.

www.purplemath.com a free notes and practice website for math.  If you don’t remember how to do something in math, this site contains printable notes and examples.

www.interactmath.com a site with free math review, practice, hints and solutions from a variety of math textbooks. Click on “Enter” and choose a textbook from the dropdown list to get started.

www.khanacademy.org a free tutorial website for mathematics through calculus and differential equations, also for physics, sciences, developmental math, and other courses than math.    You can align the topics to your state standards to provide a different viewpoint.
 
www.tutor-usa.com/videos  Free math videos in Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics and Probability and Basic Math.  This site also has printable worksheets and games.  This site does have items available for purchase.
 
www.coolmath.com a practice and game site for math, various
 
www.theteacherscafe.com/Math/Algebra_Activities.php   Free teacher, parent, and student resources – worksheets, online activities and quizzes, lesson plans, online public schooling.
 
www.math.com   a world of Math online.  Free math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry, goes through calculus; resources include formulas & tables and test preparation, etc.
 
Www.algebrahelp.com a collection of lessons, calculators and worksheets for all types of math.  The equation calculator shows you the right answer and a step by step process to reach the solution.
 
www.mathworld.wolfram.com  A free resource, one of the most extensive math sites found.  Algebra through calculus,  topology, history and number theory.  Contains links to other wolfram sites such as function sites, integrator, research sites, demonstrations project and much more.
 
www.4tests.com – Free online practice for standardized tests. Includes: ACT, Catholic High School Entrance Exam, GED, PSAT, SAT, Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS), GMAT, GRE, LSAT, CLEP.
 
www.sosmath.com   a free resource from Algebra to Calculus and differential equations; the site offers a math CD for $19.95, also offers a free high school diploma course link to practice for the GED.
 
www.mathnerds.com  free help with your math question in about 24 hours.

Agile Minds click the link to go to the Agile Minds log in screen.

http://www.edudaris.com

www.FCATexplorer.com

http://www.polk-fl.net/staff/teachers/math.htm - a tool for end of course assessments.