Online Resources

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Vital Source Bookshelf

Calculus, Statistics, Business Math, Physics

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TCI

History Alive!, Social Studies Alive!, America’s Past

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Physics, The American Survey 2012, Geometry, Literatura y Arte, Bien Dit!, The Americas, Larson Pre-Algebra, Mathematics Grade 6, Biology

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Think Central

Science Fusion, Math in Focus

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McGraw Hill

Algebra 1 CCSS, Chemistry: Matter and Change, Algebra 2, National Precalculus

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Pearson

Biology Labs Online

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Turn It In

English Classes, Spanish Classes

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Learning A-Z

Elementary School

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Raz-Kids

Early Learning School, First Grade

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It’s About Time

Engineering the Future

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CompassLearning

Biology

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Practice Tests

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APA formatting

Video on APA formatting

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IXL

Practice math for Third to Fifth Grade



Web Tools for Students / Teachers

Blogging

Kidblog

is built by teachers, for teachers, so students can get the most out of the writing process. Their mission is to empower teachers to embrace the benefits of the coming digital revolution in education; as students become creators.

Edublogs

lets you easily create & manage student & teacher blogs, quickly customize designs and include videos, photos & podcasts – it’s safe, easy and secure.

WordPress

A blog can serve as a vibrant extension of your classroom that allows students to discuss ideas from class, share resources with one another, and draw in outsideparticipants.

Creative Writing

Smore

is a service for quickly creating great-looking flyers
Applications for Education
Smore could be a great way for extracurricular clubs, teams, to build simple announcement pages.

Storyboard That

The World’s Best Online Storyboard Creator. (iPad friendly).
1. Simple & Fun Interface
2. Detailed Image Library
3. Focus is on The Story

Canva

makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations, Cards, Photo Collages, Business Cards and more…

Creaza

develops students’ 21st Century Skills. Improves learning: Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Communication

Pixton

gives the students a creative option for retelling, reflecting on, and responding to stories you may read. Students may  practice written dialogue

Lucidpress

is a web-based drag and drop publishing app, enabling anyone to create stunning content for print and digital.

Story Builder

allows you to create mini-movies or video stories with the feel of Google Docs. You can also personalize the videos you create using the characters, story, and even music of your choosing and when you finish you can share your final product with others.

Popplet

is a tool for the iPad and web to capture and organize your ideas.

Storybirds

are short, art-inspired storiesyou can make and share on any device.

Zoo burst

is a digital storytellingtool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books.

Story jumper

is a magical tools make it EASY to bringyour story to life! Share your realistic book with friends or the world.

Interactive Presentation

Haiku Deck

“Haiku Deck allows you to create a quick and easyslide deck online (or via an iPad app). The goal is to make the presentation engaging, not an informational overload, and Haiku Deck has the goods to make it happen.”

Emaze

Emaze is the next generation of online presentationsoftware. Simply select any of our professionally designed free presentation templates to easily create an amazing visual experience for your audience. emaze features a proprietary state of the art HTML5 presentation maker that will create the slideshows,video presentations and even 3D presentations that you always dreamed of.

Powtoon for Education

Teachers: Flip your classroom, inspire, engage and delight your students.
Students: Have fun presenting your assignments

Thinglink 

Lets embed audio, video and rich media links directly in images and share them across the web.

VoiceThread

is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.

Projeqt

Your presentationsnever remain static. Grab your old dusty presentations, or create one from scratch with our user-friendly dashboard, and let your stories free. By pulling live tweets or blog feeds, inserting an interactive map, adding audio notes or simply streaming videos that you’ve found on the web – they can all live in real-time and be shared for everyone to see. Let your presentations be as dynamic as you are.

Jux

is a new (and free) way to make a website that focuses on featuring your content without the distraction of sidebars, advertising or buttons. The main thing you’ll notice about a Jux website is that each post has a high resolution background image that expands (or contracts) to fill the entire browser window.

Present.me

FLIP YOUR CLASSROOM Record a lesson on Present.me, students can watch in their own time, over and over again if they need – leaving you extra time in class for more interactive work.

SUBMITTING PROJECTS Lecturers set class projects to students using Present.me, students submit their projects back – testing key skills for their future in the workplace.

PUBLIC SPEAKING PRACTICE Students can learn a lot about themselves from watching back a presentation they’ve created. Do they talk too fast or have a nervous giggle that is distracting to the viewer? Practice, practice, practice makes perfect!

Prezi

is cloud-based, meaning you can present from your browser, desktop, iPad, or iPhone and always have the latest version of your work at your fingertips.

Picture Editor

Pizap

FUN photo editor and Collage Creator. FREE no SIGN UP required.

PicMonkey

is a great web tool for photo editing. It has everything you might need to edit your image from the basic to advanced features. PicMonkey is a good option for adding text to your image.

Befunky

allows you to crop, resize, or add a frame to your photo. It also lets you adjustthe color, brightness, contrast, saturation, and  sharpness of your pictures and even createcollages to share with others.

Pixlr Express

is a fun and free photoeditor that lets you quickly crop, re-size, and fix any picture, remove red-eye, and whiten teeth.

 Fotor

editor, you can resize your photos,crop them, adjust the lighting curve, rotate, adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, and sharpness, adjust the tone and colors, or just straighten a crooked shot! And That’s just in the basic edits! You can also add photo effects, photo frames, clip art, text, or use our unique color splash, mosaic, and tilt shift tools!

Photoshop Express Editor

Make your snapshots look amazing with the Adobe® Photoshop® Express Editor, which gives you easy options for quick fixes, creativeenhancements, and endless fun.

Timeline Creation

Tiki-Toki

is web-based software forcreating beautiful interactivetimelines that you can share on the internet.

Time Toast

is another great tool that allows you to create timelines and share them on the web. The process only takes a couple of minutes and is very simple to use.

Capzles

lets you create rich media experiences with videos, photos, music, blogs and documents.

Timeglider

allows you to create,collaborate, and publish zooming and panning interactivetimelines. It’s like Google Maps, but for time.

Meograph

helps easily create, watch, and share interactive stories. The first product combinesmaps, timeline, links, and multimediato tell stories in context of where and when.

Video Editing

Touchcast

With TouchCast, teachers can now use broadcasting tools to present informationand let the students communicate in a way in which they feel comfortable andcreative.

Magisto

is a video editing web tool that you can use to turn plain videos intobeautifully produced movies.

Animoto

is a great website. It allows users to create stunning videos using a simple process and without the need for advanced  video editing knowledge. It also has app for bothAndroid and iOS.

Stupeflix

is another website you should consider when creating videos. It actually allows you to mix photos, videos and music to create awesome videos .It has a user friendlyinterface and is as simple as Animoto.

WeVideo

It basically provides different editing features and itsyncs with Google Drive as well.

Video Conferencing

Skype in the Classroom

is a free and easy way for teachers to open up theirclassroom. Meet new people,talk to experts, share ideas and createamazing lear.

Website Design

Weebly Education

has a very intuitive and user friendly interface that you can very easily get familiar with. Weebly has recently added some improvements to its site creator and interface editor allowing users much freedom and practicality in building websites.

Wix

Customize with Wix’ website builder, no coding skills needed. Choose a design, begin customizing and be online today.

Webs

is a freemium service that allows you to set up your classroom website in few minutes and without having to pay a dime but you can always upgrade to pro versions with more advanced features. Web’s free site builder and its simple drag-and-dropinterface makes it one of the good choices to consider when creating a website for your class.

Schoolrack

is is another great platform that allows teachers to host and create their own classroom websites. School Rack also offers students and parents free accounts to communicate with teachers. Creating a website through School Rack will allow you to :

  • Share information, documents, and files
  • Hold discussions online, outside of class
  • Report grades online to students or their parents
  • Keep in touch with private messaging

Contact Us

American Nicaraguan School
Phone #: (505) 2252-7310-12
From USA: +17862692117

English Language Institute
Phone #: (505) 2252-7319

P.O. Box 2670
Lomas de Monserrat
Managua, Nicaragua

Simple Calendar

August 2017

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  • Staff Holiday
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  • New Staff Orientation
  • Primary Orientation
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  • Dr. Pashley's Presentation in Library
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  • Returning Staff Workdays
  • All Faculty and Staff Welcome - Library
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  • Professional development Secondary
  • Primary School Workshop
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  • Returning Staff Workdays
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  • Meet & Greet
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  • First Day of Class - 2017-2018 School Year
  • Secondary Welcoming Activity
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  • Observación del Eclipse Parcial del Sol
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  • Secondary Parent School on Grading and Reporting
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  • Primary: PK 4 Parents Meeting
  • Primary: PK 3 Parents Meeting
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  • Open House for Primary School
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  • Open House for Secondary School
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