Technology

Individual student logins are distributed to new students upon start of school. Continuing students use existing logins. Some sites use username "studentpcs" and generic school password (can't be posted online).  

~* IMPORTANT SUGGESTIONS *~
When you experience technical issues:

Try a different browser. Chrome is recommended for Google-related services but also try Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Etc.
Try clearing the history/cache/cookies (search online for instructions for your browser).
Try accessing the site from a different device.
Make sure you have the latest version of browser & device updates.
Try restarting your device.
Some sites require that you disable ad blockers, allow popups, enable Flash, or have certain browser plug-ins installed (search online for instructions for your browser).
Try the "forgot password" link.
Please only contact computer lab teacher after having tried these possible solutions, and include a detailed description of the issue.

 

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District: pcs-ca

 

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Textbooks

 
DeepRoots Textbooks 
***NEW 3/31: PARENT GUIDE added, listed as "Unit 22"
1-6 Bible

Individual student login
 

Duolingo for Schools (Spanish)
IMPORTANT! First, join Mrs. Nye's Google Classroom (2nd-8th), then follow instructions in the assignment to log into Duolingo with your PCS Google account and then join her Duolingo class.
For other Spanish resources to try at home, click here.

 

eHarcourt School

eHarcourt School Textbooks 
***UPDATED 4/5: Student textbooks are available online
K-6 Social Studies

To sign out click "My eProducts" button, then "Log Out" link

 
Holt McDougal Online

Holt McDougal Textbooks
7-8 Math & History, 6-8 Language Arts

Individual student login
Flash must be enabled, runs better in Firefox than in Chrome
Click "Premium Student" tab to download 7th grade history (no 8th grade book available)

 

Mystery Science
1-3 Science, teachers login; no student accounts

STEMscopes
6-8 Science

Superkids Reading Textbooks
TK-K Reading
Parents sign in here
Teachers sign in here
 

TCI Science Alive! Textbooks
K-3, 5 Science
Teachers only, no student access
Teacher Log In

ThinkCentralLogo

ThinkCentral Textbooks
K-6 Math, 1-6 Reading, 7-8 Science
District: Private School
Individual student login

 

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Other Resources

123Apps
Audio, video, and PDF tools that run in a browser. 

ABCmouse (PreK-2nd) by Age of Learning
Follow these sign up instructions first, sign up before June 30 and have free full access through August 31, 2020

Adventure Academy (3rd-8th) by Age of Learning
Follow these sign up instructions first, sign up before June 30 and have free full access through August 31, 2020

At-Home Learning from PBS SoCal, KCET, LAUSD
Broadcast programming & resources during school closure
Ends May 31, 2020

BrainPop

BrainPop Jr. (K-3)   BrainPop (4-8)   BrainPop GameUp   BrainPop Español
If classroom teacher didn't give you a class code then log in with username studentpcs and the generic school password)
BrainPop Educators (for teachers only)

Code.org
For Hour of Code activities, go to Code Studio

Common Sense Media
Digital citizenship and media resources for parents, students, and educators
CurriculumTrak Curriculum Trak (Teachers only)
Use @pcs.school email address
Digital Compass (Get and allow Flash)
Digital citizenship for grades 6-9
Digital Passport Digital Passport
Digital citizenship grades 3-8
Individual student username, no password needed

Educreations
Teacher will provide code if used in class. 2nd-8th log in with PCS Google account
Epic! Reading 
Ka & Kb bqn8633   1a mrr9965   1b avw9427   2a jlq5727   2b nev6711

EverFi
Finance, budget, communication, & other life skills

Exploding Dots
 

FACTS (formerly RenWeb) District Code pcs-ca
Families specify parent or student under login
Students use individual student login
Staff use @pcs.school email

Freckle, ends June 30
Differentiated practice in math, science, social studies, English
Freckle Guide for Families 
TK sesayh  Ka srdy7x  Kb pinogq  1a ryore8  1b 7gjsxr  2a 4vbrjc  2b zssyea
3a vredep  3b astour  4a zgsx2q  5a cp4p9e  5b keeltt  6a 64hgn  6b ryor4q

GoBubble 
Child-safe social media, teacher will provide code if used in class.
Click Join Now > I am a Parent > enter class code & create account
G Suite Google Google Gmail & Google G Suite
Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slide, Drawing, Maps
Use your @s.pcs.school email to sign in

Google Applied Digital Skills 
Coming Soon
Google Classroom
Use your @s.pcs.school email to sign in

Google Earth Web
Desktop version does more, download here
Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego?

Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning)
Individual student login
Subscription allows use by student household

Interland - Digital Citizenship
No login required, just start playing.

Josten's Yearbook Avenue
Job #10947
Khan Academy

Khan Academy Educational Tutorials
Use your @s.pcs.school email to sign up for an account

Library Catalog by Follett Destiny
Browse the PCS library (use individual login)
Renew books by emailing library@pcs.school

Lucidchart
Create mind maps... log in from the Google "waffle"

Lucidpress
Create signs, newsletters, brochures... log in from the Google "waffle"
MediaSmarts
Digital citizenship games for students and resources for families & educators

 

MobyMax
Online Math & Language Curriculum, ends June 30
Parent Guide to Using MobyMax at Home School code ca12280
MediaSnap Multimedia Services from LACOE
California Streaming, BrainPop, Grolier Online Encyclopedia, more
Students:
Username studentpcs and use the generic school password
Teachers: Use @pcs.school email address
NetSmartz
Digital citizenship resources for parents, students, educators, law enforcement from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Prodigy Math Game
Teachers provide logins
1a F8E38A  1b 3C071C   2a AD9EF2  2b 70BF7B  3b 152FA4  6b C7E122
TEACHERS log in with your Google account HERE

Reading IQ (PreK-6th) by Age of Learning
Follow these sign up instructions first, sign up before June 30 and have free full access through August 31, 2020

Reflex Math 
3a: pcs3a2019
4a: Teacher4A

Renaissance Place logo

Renaissance Learning AR Quizzes & STAR Testing
Click ORANGE BUTTON for AR quizzes, available from home during campus closure
STAR tests are not available from non-campus computers
AR Book Finder

Renaissance Learning AR Book Finder
See AR book info. This is not a list of PCS library books

Renaissance Place Home Connect Renaissance Learning Home Connect
See your Accelerated Reader history, receive email when a quiz is completed 
Individual student login

Renaissance Learning myOn, ends May 31
Digital books
School Name: Read at Home   Username: readnow   Password: myon

Scholastic Let's Find Out
Ka & Kb teachers provide classroom password
Scratch Scratch
Programming grades 2-8
Use individual student login

SignUp.Com
Volunteering opportunites at PCS
Questions? Email mvp@pasadenachristian.org

SketchUp for Schools
Sign in using PCS Google Account

Skoolbo
K-5 classroom teacher will provide login
(Find your username) Mobile app also available

Soundation (use Chrome Browser)
JH Music Elective
Spelling City

Spelling City
Grades 1-6
Individual student login
Tablet app doesn't have all activities that are available on website

STOP!T

Storyline Online
Books read aloud by celebrities, ends May 31, 2020

TypingClub
Grades 2-8
Individual student login

10fastfingers logo Typing Speed: 10 Fast Fingers
Measure your keyboarding speed in one minute

Wixie
TK-8 publishing & creativity using your writing, voice, and art
App available for iOS & Android, or works in browser
World Book Online logo

World Book Online Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia (Student, Kids), Timeline, eBooks, Spanish
Username studentpcs and use the schoolwide generic password

World Book Online Encyclopedia - Mobile Edition
Optimized for mobile device screens
Username studentpcs and use the schoolwide generic password

XtraMath XtraMath Arithmetic Practice
3a: PUDFE7TU     3b: 3KRNGJAA
Teacher provides login info