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Harvard Park Elementary School

2501 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
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Harvard Park Instructional Focus

All students will collaborate throughout the day by sharing ideas and applying problem solving strategies.

Harvard Park Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate all students to be productive citizens by teaching them to be critical thinkers and problem solvers with a life-long passion for learning.

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1:1 Classroom

Our classroom is a 1:1 ipad classroom!  We are just beginning our journey to thoroughly integrate technology into our daily classroom lives.  Be sure you're familiar with our classroom technology agreement and procedures.  

Below are the websites we use in our classroom.  Click on any of the programs below to visit the website.  If the box is green; it is required for students to use.  If the box is blue; it is optional for students to visit.  All of these are great resources for your child.

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Seesaw is where we will do our primary online learning while we are out of school.  Please make sure you have downloaded this app (call me if you need help, I'm happy to assist).  Please check this website daily for our class lesson/activity. 

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Reading IQ

Reading IQ is a fun reading app that allows children to access hundreds of fun books.  Go explore and look for your favorites here!

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Epic is a fun reading app that allows students to access all kinds of books.  Books can be read to them as well as them practicing independently.  These books are more of the "fun" books that students enjoy reading and listening to.  There are also educational videos students can watch.  Go ahead and explore...just one rule...make sure you have FUN!

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Raz Kids

Raz Kids is an AMAZING app that was funded for our classroom by the Springfield Public Schools Foundation.  This app allows students to practice reading books at their "just right" reading level.  This is a unique opportunity for our classroom.  If you need your child's login information, please reach out!  Don't miss this opportunity to help your child read!!!

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Reflex is an app that allows students to practice basic facts while playing "games".  Students seem to enjoy the challenge while trying to master important, foundational skills.

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Prodigy is a fun website students like to play in their "free" time at school.  The focus is on developing various math skills.  As your child answers questions correctly, the questions become harder.  They battle other students to get to higher levels.  They LOVE it.



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