Instructional Resources for Families
Wide Open School
This site is a comprehensive compilation of resources to assist you, as a family, to navigate this learning from home experience. It is user-friendly to search for content and resources for all subjects, and includes links to credible resources such as Scholastic, Khan Academy, PBS Learning, Time For Kids, virtual field trips etc. There are also resources to support families beyond academics for emotional well-being, at-home life skills, video conferencing, and food and internet access.
Wide Open School, Powered by Common Sense Media, for Grades PreK-5
Wide Open School, Powered by Common Sense Media, for Grades 6-12
Google Classroom for Parents
Click the title for video or download the PDF version here.
Frequently Used Instructional Websites
Click below for quick links to online textbook series, web-based software, etc.
Tighe Online Resource Links
Virtual Media Center
Please visit the webpages for the Media Centers in both buildings for resources to stay connected, regardless of your child's grade. Contact email@example.com at Tighe or firstname.lastname@example.org at Ross with any questions or concerns.
- At the Tighe Media Center, you can access the Press of AC and Time for Kids magazine. Also, you can download audiobooks and ebooks for FREE with your Margate Library Card # using Hoopla or Overdrive.
- At the Ross Media Center, click on Symbaloo for quick access to a number sites and activities.
Google Chrome Extensions Reference Sheet
These extensions help students access and read online text easier by providing assistance in the following areas:
- Text to Speech
- Speech to Text
- Reading Comprehension
Online Learning Activities - Age of Learning
Research-based educational programs include digital learning activities for all grade levels
ABC Mouse -Preschool through 2nd grade.: Margate Schools already have an account with ABC Mouse
Adventure Academy - 3rd through 8th grade: This is a free offering of downloadable software
Reading IQ - Preschool through grade 6: This is a free offering of downloadable software
Home Activities and Coping Resources for Parents & Students
Memos / Letters
RECOMMENDED COVID-19 ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE TIMEFRAMES FOR NON-HEALTHCARE SETTINGS Updated 1/19/22
COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for K-12 Schools Updated 1/12/22
Covid Update for K-12 Schools from the NJDOE Updated 12/15/21
Determining Close Contacts both in and out of School Settings Posted 11/29/21
Toolkit for Responding to Covid Cases in Schools Posted 9/14/21
NJDOE's The Road Forward: Health and Safety Guidance for 2021-22 Posted 9/1/21
NJDOH Guidance for vaccinations and Covid testing Posted 8/18/21
FAQ related to masks, vaccines, and reopening of schools Posted 9/1/21
Recommendations from NJ Dept of Health for operations in K-12 schools Posted 8/31/21
NJDOH Covid-19 Posted 9/8/21
Weekly Covid Activity Updates by County Posted 9/10/21
Do you need assistance with home Internet access or technology? Please complete this survey, so our schools can assist you!
Margate Reopening Plan Draft - August version BOE approved 9/1/21
Margate Reopening Plan Draft - July version
Margate Reopening Plan Draft - June version
Community Survey for the public to share feedback and suggestions regarding Schools
Community Complaints Procedure
If you have a complaint regarding your child's learning or any program that your child participates with, please contact your building principal to arrange a meeting to discuss.
For the middle school: email@example.com
For the elementary school: firstname.lastname@example.org