Students

Search Engines

The search engines below generally provide safe internet searching for kids:.

  • Kiddle
    A visual search engine for kids, powered by editors and Google safe search.
  • KidsClick!
    A free web search tool for kids that is maintained by librarians.
  • ipl2 for Kids
    A free search site maintained by librarians and supported by many leading universities.
  • SweetSearch4Me
    A search engine designed for K-8 students that features appropriate, credible sites.

Resources For Students

Password-Protected Resources For Students

Usernames and passwords for the following resources are available from classroom teachers, intervention teachers, the instructional technology specialist, and/or the librarian. Resources marked with an * are assigned to select students only..

  • *AAPPL Testing
    Links to an online assessment for dual language learners.
  • *Edmodo
    Connects teachers and learners in a safe, online site and provides access to resources and assignments.
  • enVision Math/Pearson
    Games and activities provided by Pearson, the publisher of the adopted math textbook series, which are assigned by teachers.
  • *First in Math
    Math skills and practice.
  • *Headsprout
    Reading intervention program for beginning through intermediate readers..
  • *Kodable
    Coding for kids; part of Hour of Code.
  • *Learning.com
    Keyboarding and technology lessons
  • STEMscopes
    Science instruction, activities, and quizzes that are assigned by teachers.
  • Think Central
    Online books, activities, and tests provided by HMH, the publisher of the adopted reading textbook series, which are assigned by teachers.
  • Think Through Math
    Online resource that provides differentiated math instruction, critical thinking, problem solving skills and reinforcement to prepare students for algebra and beyond.
  • *Ticket to Read
    Reading intervention for intermediate readers.

Acceptable Use Policy

Students and teachers MUST follow Round Rock ISD’s acceptable use policy when accessing online resources at school.

Herrington will offer both Chromebook and laptop computers for student use. Students will use the devices for doing research, for writing stories, and for creating digital stories. They will also use computers to access activities in STEMScopes science and other web sites, as directed by teachers.