Library/Media Resources

Online Textbook Access

Online Textbooks 2017-2018

Students must ask teachers for specific password information.

Destiny Online (Library Catalog)

  • Go to http://destiny.iusd.org and click on Turtle Rock (or log in through Clever)

  • Search the Turtle Rock library book collection and non-fiction e-books, as well as filtered Internet databases for research

  • Links to additional student resources

  • The Destiny login is the same as the student computer login (Do not add “@iusd.org” to the end of your username)

Encyclopedia Britannica

  • Online encyclopedia, available in three levels (elementary, middle and high school)

  • Contains encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards

  • http://school.eb.com/levels

Clever

  • IUSD single sign-in portal that allows students access to district-supported software. After you log into Clever, you may access Typing Agent, Overdrive, Destiny, and First in Math (1st thru 5th grades)

  • Go to clever.com/in/irvineusd and click “Log in With Active Directory”

  • The Clever login is the same as your Google Account login:

Username: regular IUSD username + @iusd.org

Password: regular IUSD password

Overdrive

IUSDs library of e-books, audiobooks, and videos (both fiction and non-fiction) available to students. Students can access the Overdrive library through the Clever portal (or click Here).

  • Log in at clever.com/in/iusd (see Clever above)

  • Click the Overdrive icon.

  • Log into Overdrive with your regular IUSD computer username and password. (Do not add “@iusd.org” to the end of your username)

  • There are many ways to search for books, including subject, collection, and reading level

  • eBooks can be checked out for designated periods of time (usually 14 days)

  • Students can put a hold on a book if the book is not currently available

  • eBooks can be read in any browser (no download required) or downloaded for free to devices like Kindle. iPad, smartphones and Chromebooks with the Overdrive app

  • Click on the Help (? icon) at the top of the Overdrive home page for an Overdrive introduction or click: Overdrive Help

Typing Agent

  • Students can learn and practice important keyboarding skills at home or at school. Typing Agent has hundreds of lessons and tests, and reinforces typing skills with engaging games and quests

  • Log into Clever (see above) and then click the Typing Agent icon.

Google Apps for Education (GAFE):

  • Suite of applications that Google offers to schools and educational institutions. Available to all IUSD students.

  • Consists of Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Sheets, Google Drawing, and Google Drive.

  • https://www.google.com/drive/

ST Math

  • Go to ST Math at http://web.stmath.com/

  • Log in with your picture password (or student computer login if picture password is not known)

  • Play math activities assigned as "homework" by the teacher, or (if no "homework is assigned) play any activity that has been accessed previously.

  • For details on using ST Math at home, see Accessing ST Math from Home

First In Math (1st - 5th grades)

More than 120 self-paced activities that help students master procedural skills and achieve the fluency essential to building a solid foundation in mathematics. Access First In Math through the Clever portal.

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