Digital Resources for Students

Quick Links

These programs are accessed by our students regularly at school. 

Please reach out to your child's teacher for usernames and passwords.

Schoology  google apps    fcps online

Single Sign On:

Many of our applications, such as ST Math, Lexia (literacy), Science A-Z (primary science), Wixie (art/creativity), and Gizmos (grades 3-6 science) are accessed by logging into Clever with their Google account.


Literacy/Reading Programs: 

 PebbleGo  MyON

Other Frequently Used Sites: 

These need your permission to use, so be sure you've filled out the digital permission (link at top of page).

  Code   Typing Club

Need Help?

If you need your student's username and password, please reach out to the teacher if you need more help.

To support families who are working with their children during virtual learning, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The help desk can be reached at 833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS) and will be answered by staff members between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., seven days a week. (Translation service available.)

General Resources

FCPS password recovery - This tool will recover your password as long as you have registered a private email address or cell phone #

Student Password Change (Grades 4-6 only)

Socrative - Interactive student response system (for classroom use)

FlipGrid - Platform for students to record and share short video responses to teacher prompts

Research and Reference



Farmer's Almanac

World Atlas

Worldbook Online Encyclopedia

Britannica Image Quest - Comprehensive image database

Pics4Learning - Free image database for use in school work

Max Pixel - Library of free images

Fact Monster - Compilation of facts and information on multiple topics

Noodle Tools - Online research collaboration tools

Citations and Bibliographies

Citation Machine - Tools for writing easy citations

Bibliography Style Sheets

Coding and Computer Programming - Variety of "Hour of Code" games and activities, including:

Khan Academy Hour of Code - Choose from programming, web page design, or databases

Scratch - Intro to coding to make stories, games, and animations (click "create" or "try it out" at the top to start coding)

Robot Repair - Hour of Code game from Thinkfun

Code Monkey - Simple coding game to get started

FCPS Coding Resources

Hour of Code Activities - Additional FCPS coding resources


Khan Academy - Free full-featured site with video lessons and adaptive practice on a variety of subjects

Discovery Techbook - Online math program for grade 6 math and beyond

Desmos - Online graphing calculator

NLVM - Library of virtual math manipulatives

Language Arts

Tumblebooks Library (Younger Readers)

Tumblebooks Cloud (Middle School - Adult)

Newsela - Current events and news for students

Starfall - Interactive early reading activities

Unite for Literacy - Collection of free online books

Newbery Books - List of current and past literary award winners

Read, Write, Think - Collection of student interactive activities

Pebble Go - Collection of non-fiction books appropriate for grades K-2


JASON Project - Online science learning community

Weatherbug Online Weather Center

Makey Makey

Kid's National Geographic

How Things Fly - Interactive activities about the forces of flight from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum


NASA Planets

Social Studies

4th Grade SS Textbook - Five Ponds Press

National Park Service - The NPS offers free passes to all Federal parks for 4th graders

Online History Textbooks (Grades 4 & 5) - Pearson

6th Grade History Textbook - McGraw Hill

NatGeo Kids - Videos, games, and reading materials from National Geographic


Virginia and US History

Mount Vernon - Official site - Colonial Williamsburg resources and games

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government - Interactive site about the US Govt.

Civil War.Com

Social Studies for Kids - Civil war information

Civil War Timeline

Ancient World Cultures

World Facts

Greek Mythology

Ancient China

5th Grade Global Awareness Site

Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Be Internet Awesome - Free digital citizenship games

FCPS Digital Citizenship Information

Common Sense Media