Burbank Teachers Academic Hubs and Other Resources

 
Kindergarten Teachers
Academic Hub

Melissa Chalmers
Jennifer McKenzie
Wendy Hurwitz
Christina Sciucco
Brenda Charles

First Grade Teachers
Academic Hub

Kelsey Lareau
Carissa Lellos
Brenda Johnston
Diana Weinstein

Second Grade Teachers
Academic Hub

Hannah Oliphant
Patrick Mongeau
Tanya Ekmekji
Brianna Normile

 
Third Grade Teachers
Academic Hub

Sarah Costa
Sarah Pierson
Janet Flaherty
Lisa O'Sullivan

Fourth Grade Teachers
Academic Hub

Jessica Ames
Nikolaus von Huene
Cliff Gallant
Elise Stoppel

Specialists
Academic Hub

Kathryn Hayashi
Nicole Pond
Katie Crow

 

Technology Resources for Families

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Math

DreamBox Logo

Dreambox  is an adaptive, individualized math program that is aligned with state standards in a gaming environment.

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Reading

Lexia Core 5 logo

Lexia is a comprehensive technology-based literacy program that extends learning for students who are advanced and accelerates learning for students who struggle. It’s an all-in-one package that seamlessly integrates into the classroom.

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Books

Raz-Kids Logo

Raz-Kids is an award-winning teaching product that provides comprehensive leveled reading resources for students. With hundreds of eBooks offered at 29 different levels of reading difficulty, it's easy to put the right content in every student's hands.

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Learning

Epic Logo

Epic is an award-winning subscription service, which gives millions of families and classrooms instant, unlimited access to thousands of books, videos and quizzes from leading publishers to help kids everywhere read, learn and grow.

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Support

Parent Tech Support

Parent Tech Support. Families should use this link to request technical assistance from the Belmont Public Schools Technology Department.

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Tutorials

Technology Tutorials

Family Technology Resources. This site has many helpful tutorials for remote, hybrid and in classroom learning at Belmont Public Schools.

@belmontschools.net

Every Belmont Public Schools student now has a belmontschools.net account which is used to log into Chromebooks (grades 3-12), or iPads (K-2) Google Apps, GMail, and other programs as determined by your child’s school this fall.

To access your student’s account information, please do the following

1. Log into PlusPortals with your email address at:  https://www.plusportals.com/Burbank
Note: if you have not as yet activated your account, please do so using the instructions found in the activation e-mail sent recently from: messenger@plusportals.com.   If you have difficulty activating your account, contact Nicole Femino (nfemino@belmont.k12.ma.us), please include your student's full name and the school they attend.

2. Once you have logged in, select the "More…” button and then choose “School” and then “Demographics”.  You will find your student’s username and password there.

Please reach out to the tech department if you experience any difficulties in the above mentioned processes.

Account use is subject to the conditions set forth by the Student Acceptable Use Policy. If your student has difficulty accessing their belmontschools.net account, please send an e-mail to:  communitysupport@belmont.k12.ma.us