Learning Tools for Parents

Essential Learning Tools for Parents

Resource Description
Edline

Edline

Edline provides parents with access to the web pages your children's school and teacher. Every school in Palm Beach County has an Edline page where you can find school announcements, resources provided by the school, a calendar of events, and where you'll find reports on their academic progress.

To get started using Edline you'll need to use the activation code provided by your child's school to create an account. (Be sure to register your e-mail address so your child's teacher and school can send you messages via Edline!)

Palm Beach Licensed resources

Licensed Resources

Palm Beach County Schools licenses many online resources for use by our students both at school and at home.

Some of the resources that we license require a login for home use. To see what usernames and passwords to use for these services please check with your school media specialist, your child's teacher, or in the Parent/Student Handbook.

You can also see the user name and passwords required in this document on Edline. (You must login with your Edline username to view this document.)

Online Resources

Student Pages

You'll find links to the resources, online textbooks, and other content we've selected for students in specific grades on these pages:

Online Textbooks

The links below lead to the online textbooks licensed by Palm Beach County Schools.

  • If you access your textbooks through Edline you can use your Edline login to get to your teacher's home page.
  • Click on the textbook button below if you have a separate login provided by your teacher for your online textbook.
Resource Description
Edline Many of our textbooks can be found on teacher Edline pages under the Links listing. You must have an active account in Edline to access those links. When accessed using the Edline link no additional login is required.
Elementary Textbooks
ThinkCentral

ThinkCentral

  • K- 5 Math
  • K-5 Science
ConnectEd

Connect ED

  • Social Studies
Middle School Textbooks
ConnectEd

Connect ED:

  • Math 1 & 2 (Reg & Advanced) / Math 3
  • Math 1 & 2 (Reg & Advanced) / Math 3
Pearson SuccessNet

Pearson SuccessNet:

  • 6 - 8 Interactive Science
  • Algebra 1 & 2 (Regular and Honors)
  • Geometry Honors
Pearson SuccessNet Plus

Pearson SuccessNet Plus:

  • M/J US History
  • M/J World History
Scholastic

Scholastic:

  • Reading
High School Textbooks
Pearson SuccessNet

Pearson SuccessNet:

  • Algebra 1 &2 (Reg & Honors)
  • Geometry
  • Biology Honors

 

Pearson SuccessNet Plus

Pearson SuccessNet Plus:

My HRW

MyHRW:

  • Honors Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth Science
  • Psychology 1 & 2
  • HMH Collections LIT 9-12
Classzone

Classzone:

  • Biology Regular
Gale Cengage

Cengage:

  • Marine Science Honors
  • AP World History
Wiley

Wiley:

  • AP Environmental Science

               

Help With Homework!

Does your child need help finding information for a report or project? You can find it here!

Resource Description
BrainPOP

BrainPOP has several sites where students can review all of the topics they've been covering in school.

Ask a Librarian Use Ask a Librarian to chat with a real librarian who will help you with your research. Open until Midnight on weekdays! (This service is only available from your home computer.)
Khan Academy With a library of over 2,700 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 240 practice exercises, Khan Academy allows students to review material and concepts on a wide range of topics.
Discovery Education Discovery Education knows that everyone has trouble with their homework from time to time. Whether it's earth science or subtraction, past presidents or punctuation, you can find help for all sorts of topics at Discovery Ed.
Hippocampus Hippocampus has a huge collection of free video tutorials on topics that include math, social studies, science, the humanities and more. This is a great place to get a quick refresher or learn more about individual topics. (Some advertising will be displayed.)

College and Career Center

Resource Description
careers.org Use Careers.Org to investigate more than 150,000 pages about online degrees and universities, jobs and occupations, and entrepreneurial opportunities from the #1 site for career resources in the United States, Canada and across the world.
FASFA Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is the first step toward getting federal aid for college, career school, or graduate school. More than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds are awarded to students each year, but you have to complete the FAFSA to see if you can get any of that money.
Florida Virtual Campus The Florida Virtual Campus is a service of the State University System of Florida and provides lots of links to Florida colleges as well as information about planning for a career, a college major, and move.
Florid Choices Florida Choices for high school students gives you access to tools to help your plan your high school education, plan for college, and explore career options.
Scholarship listing Palm Beach County Schools complete listing of scholarship programs for students.