Yonkers Online

Welcome to the Yonkers Public School area for students, parents, and teachers. 
Through the Quick Links for school and home you will find a range of resources. 
Have a great site to share?  lperry@yonkerspublicschools.org
Please send it in, and let me know if you'd like a 'shout-out' for your class or student(s): 
Featured site:                
Safari Montage - Quick Access to the site
a) Use your network login codes to access
b) Then select your school using the alphabetical list mid-page
c) For district level users, use District Wan
The first time you access the resource, you download Safari Media Player 
For information on Safari Montage see the reference support page

Library Resources for Yonkers Public Schools    
Use the district login codes to access elementary and secondary resources
Massive Open Online Courses - http://mooc-list.com/
Listing of free online courses offered by universities, including professional development through Coursera.
Revolver maps - http://revolvermaps.com/
Free, highly visual resource with displays 3D images.   
ABCYA.Com - http://www.abcya.com/ 
Free; math practice, letters, skills, grades K-5.  The spelling activities have been added to the vocabulary pages.    
From Cornell Academy, thank you Ms. Power and your class!   
STEM Interactive Activities http://www.navystemfortheclassroom.com/ 
Discovery Education in collaboration with US Navy
New York State Education Parent Support Area through EngageNY - http://www.engageny.org/parent-and-family-resources  
Latest News from NYSED:  Just released instructional support documents, in the form of test materials designed for instructional purposes.  To view these materials see http://www.engageny.org/content/just-released-2013-test-guides-for-ela-mathematics
How to use this site: 
Each section has a different purpose. 
Resource Area:  Direct access to resources, focus areas. 
Reference Area:  Information and instructions to help in using resources
Projects:  Special projects, related to grants and district efforts.
Three things to know: 
1) Materials are for PreK and up.  Resources include both free and subscription based. 
2) Codes, when needed, are available through your building administration.
3) This site is authentic and in development.  Looking for resources?  Let us know by writing lperry@yonkerspublicschools.org   
Sampling of resources you will find here: 
BookFlix - K-2 Fiction/Non-Fiction

Project Guttenberg - All ages 

School generic accounts and individual accounts are available
PBS Learning Media PreK up
Free sign up, browse able
SAS Curriculum Pathways 6 and up
   Student Logins available 
  •   Study Island
  •   Yonkers Online Academy
  •   Khans Academy
  •   SAS Curriculum Pathways
  •   VITAL NY
  •   Videoconferencing
  •   And more ...
Interactives Featured:  
STEM Interactive Activities http://www.navystemfortheclassroom.com/ 
Discovery Education in collaboration with US Navy
Online Free Touch Typing - http://sense-lang.org/
  Thank you Joshua!
Social Studies - Interactive history
Grades 5-8