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Resources and Guides

This page is designed to serve as a hub for training and resources, as well as to involve, connect and empower parents to help children reach academic success.  Grade band specific content can be found under each grade band title at the bottom of the page.

If you are in need of any document in your native language please contact the Parent Engagement Team

Online School (OLS)

It is important that the learning coach and student accounts are setup prior to the first day of school and that students are able to access their Online School account and Blackboard Classroom live sessions.

General (miscellaneous)

Blackboard Collaborate

Attendance Questions

EMAIL (Email and O365)

Tech Support

Sapphire Community Web Portal

The Sapphire Community Web Portal is a web based program that allows Agora families to securely access student information. This paperless option includes the following for Middle School students: class schedule, calendar, quarterly report cards, assessments and grade book.  All new students and learning coaches are provided directions to create and navigate their Sapphire account during the Strong Start Orientation Program occurring the first week of school.

Special Education

AIMSweb Plus | Grades K-5

AIMSweb is the leading assessment solution in school today—a complete web-based solution for universal screening, progress monitoring, and data management. AIMSweb provides guidance to administrators and teachers based on accurate, continuous, and direct student assessment. It helps school administrators demonstrate tangible improvements. It helps teachers become more effective and more efficient in the classroom. Most important of all, AIMSweb helps to create better outcomes for students—proven by the thousand of schools that use the system across the United States and Canada today.

*Students will need to be sure to have the newest version Java 32 and 64 bit downloaded to their computer. www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

Supplemental Resources

Grade Band Specific Resources

Elementary (K-5)

Middle School (6-8)

High School (9-12)

Student Program Reference Guide K-5_2017-18 SY Microsoft Word Tips for Writing Aassignments Classroom Diagnostic Test (CDT)
Video: Phonics Kit Overview (click cc bottom on right to get rid of closed caption) How to use PowerPoint Microsoft Word Tips for Writing Assignments
Learning Sight Words at Home Introduction to Naviance MS How to use PowerPoint
Parent’s Guide to Sight Words How to Set Up Notifications to your E-mail or Cell Phone Introduction to Naviance HS
Naviance/Family Connection How to Set Up Notifications to your E-mail or Cell Phone
Naviance/Family Connection

Monitoring Student Progress & Grades

Elementary

Middle School

High School

Locate & Complete Sapphire Assignments How to See Student Information Viewing Student Courses and Progress-LC View
Understanding Your K-5 Students’ Academic Engagement Score
Marking Period 1 Elementary Report Card Information
Rubric for Academic Engagement