Resources for South Dakota high schools participating in the Center for Statewide E-learning courses

DESIRE2LEARN

Students will log in to D2L using their @wolves.northern.edu accounts. Please use the instructions below to retrieve your login and set a password.

RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER

Chromebooks

Rather than using Respondus Lockdown Browser, Chromebooks will be put in kiosk mode for quizzes/tests.

 

Windows/Macs

  • Individual version - Intended for personal computers, this version requires administrator rights to install, update, and run.
  • Lab version - Requires administrator rights to install and update, but not run. Updates are only required once per year. 

Information on installation is sent out in May.

ACCESSING LIBRARY RESOURCES

To use Beulah Williams Library databases, students must use their NSU login credentials (@firstname.lastname@wolves.northern.edu). Instructions for obtaining your NSU login account are outlined above.

Please note that certain ports must be opened on the school firewall for a student to gain access.

APPROVED SOFTWARE

Adobe Spark
Graphic design app to create photos, web pages, and video
Blooket
Trivia and review tool
BreakoutEDU
Gamified learning tool
Canva
Simple graphic design app to create logos, graphs, flyers, and more
Chart of Nuclicides
Data and tables used for physics and chemistry
Chegg
Flashcard creator
ck12.org
Flashcard creator
Classroom Europe
Geography and culture videos
Coggle
Mind map creator
Desire2Learn
Used by students to access their courses
Desmos
Online math tools
Duolingo
Online world language tool
Ed Puzzle
Adds quiz and progress tracking capabilities to existing videos
ESRI-ARC GIS
Online map creator
EverFi Financial Literacy
Financial lessons
Flipgrid
Video discussion tool
Formative
All-in-one learning platform
Geogebra
Digital math tools
GimKit Pro
Gamified learning tool
Gizmos-Explorelearning
Virtual math and science simulations
Google Earth
Online map
Grammar 101
Grammar practice tool
H&R Block
Simulation to teach money management
Kahoot
Live quiz learning game
LoggerPro Vernier Software
Wireless sensors used for various sciences
Mathigon
Interactive math tools and manipulatives
Mentimeter
Presentation creator
Nat Geo
National Geographic map creator
National Archives
Federal documents
Nearpod
Interactive lessons, videos, gamification, and activities
No Red Ink
Grammar practice tool
NoodleTools
Citation tool
Padlet
Creates collaborative documents and web pages
Pear Deck
Interactive formative assessment tool for presentations
Phet Simulation Labs
Interactive physics simulations
Piktochart
Simple graphic design app to create infographics and presentations
Poll Everywhere
Poll and survey creator
Popplet
Relationship diagram creator for notes or visual learning
Prezi
Presentation tool
Quizizz
Self-paced quizzes
Quizlet (Live)
Study tool that includes flashcards, games, and more
Remind
Teacher-student one-way communication
Screencastify
Screen recorder
Senor Wooly
Educational Spanish videos for an older audience
Simitator
Social media status generator for "fake" profiles
Smithsonian Learning Lab
Digital learning resources connected to the Smithsonian Institute
Smore
Newsletter creation
Socrative
Live quiz and polling tool
StudySpanish.com
Spanish learning and practice
Sutori
Presentation tool
Vocaroo
Quick voice recording and sharing
Voces
Spanish curriculum and e-textbook
Voki
Voice recording with custom animated characters
WebAssign
Digital learning platform (e-textbooks, homework, and study tools)
WordArt.com
Word cloud art creator