Student Electronic Resources
Carl Junction Schools provides each student with a variety of electronic resources to enhance and improve their education experience. These resources are provided to help students organize work, communicate with teachers and peers, and manage assignments. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with these tools.
Canvas is a Learning Management System or LMS. Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based LMS that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place. It integrates different apps, empowering teachers and students with countless tools to make teaching and learning easy and fun. Canvas provides assignment instructions, due dates, student/teacher communication, and instructor feedback on assignments. It also provides a calendar, file repository, announcements, and real time assignment information. It is a great tool for both the student and the teacher.
Canvas is available to students in grades 5th-12th.
Google AppsGoogle Apps is the primary tool for students using Google Chromebooks. Google Apps includes web applications such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drive, GMail, and Google Calendar. Google Apps also integrates with third-party applications to provide seamless access to additional resources. Google Apps allows students to collaborate with peers and communicate with teachers.
ALEKS is an acronym for Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces. It is a web based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system which uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine a student's knowledge of course material. ALEKS then instructs the student on topics he or she is most ready to learn. As a student works through a course, ALEKS periodically reassesses the student to ensure that topics learned are also retained.
This is the online component of the K-8 language curriculum. It is designed to augment the language book and program with online tools, games, reference materials and assignments. Each student is given access to a digital version of the textbook. Course work for language classes may also be assigned through this platform.
Zaner-Bloser is available to students in grades K-8th.