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Online Resources:

Your child has a Clever portal that provides access to a variety of online resources. For most of the online resources, Clever will automatically log your child into the online service. For a few, there is an extra step, such as keying in a password.

Clever and Alma Login Instructions

BrainPOP is one of the most popular online services among students. Clever automatically logs students into BrainPOP:
  • BrainPOP for grades 3 to 8
  • BrainPOP Jr for grades K to 3
  • BrainPOP Español for grades K to 8
  • BrainPOP ELL for English language learners

Kids A-Z (or RazKids A-Z):
Kids A-Z is a resource to work on reading comprehension in both English or Spanish. Students in grades K to 4 have access to Kids A-Z. Also students working with T. Kaitlyn, Carolyn, and Tiia may have Kids A-Z accounts. Clever will take your child to the teacher’s page. Upon clicking their name, your child will need to key in a password.

ICS has been using IXL as a primary online resource for mathematics for several years. IXL Math is available to students in grades K to 8. IXL ELA and Science is available to students in grades 3 to 8. The Clever portal takes the student to the IXl sign-in page for Independence Charter School. Your child only needs to click on “Sign in with Google” to log into IXL. If prompted, your child needs to supply their school G Suite (email) account.

TumbleBook Library:
TumbleBook Library is another online reading resource for students in grades K to 3. Clever automatically logs your child into a library of ebooks.
Community Resources:

Play at Home with Playworks - Kids need play to stay active and engaged with one another, and to support families and teachers. We want to share our expertise to help keep kids engaged in play during this time. Find resources and share your game ideas  using #PlayAtHome and #PlayworksAtHome
Click Here to download the latest Playworks Play at Home Playbook!

COVID 19 - Information for Citizens of Philadelphia County 

Comcast Essentials

Staying connected during COVID-19 | Office of Innovation and Technology | City of Philadelphia

Up to two shelf-stable meals for children are available at these schools Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. – noon.

Scholastic Learn at Home

COVID-19 Food Resources

Reach out and Read Resources

Neurologic YouTube Channel- Useful Remote Learning Videos

Coronavirus Philadelphia: City Announces Free Food Distribution For Residents Impacted By COVID-19 Crisis

K-12 Learning Packets, courtesy of the School District of Philadelphia can be found here.

Finding fun in quarantined Philly: Neighborhoods band together to create 'rainbow hunts’ for kids.