Distance Learning Apps

This page provides a brief explanation of the Distance Learning Applications, where to find them and how they might be used by your teacher at Escondido.

Under your child’s PAUSD Log In: https://id.pausd.org/idp/AuthnEngine#/authn 

You will be provided with your child’s login and password to access their PAUSD account prior to the start of school.  Below are some of the applications you will see after logging in: 

    • Infinite Campus:  The official communications platform of PAUSD. This is where you will see attendance information, official messages and progress reports about your child.
    • Drive:  Contains Google classroom and your child’s drive account for written assignments.
    • Schoology: Your child’s coursework, daily communications and links to classroom zooms may be here.
    • Clever: Edtech platform containing learning applications that teachers may use to help build skills. Below are some example applications Escondido teachers have used:
        • Teacher’s Pages:  Your teacher may have a page here.
        • Dreambox – English and Spanish math application, tracked by your teacher.
        • Brain Pop ELL – English language arts application to help support reading and language fundamentals.
        • Brain Pop – Science, technology and general core curriculum academic activities.
        • Seesaw – a digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document and showcase their learning.

Additional Resources that don’t require PAUSD log-in:

    • Escondido Library: https://esc.opals.pausd.org/bin/home A gateway to thousands of interesting books.
        • Tales 2 Go – stream over 10,000 high-interest audiobook titles from leading publishers to desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.  Audiobooks available in Spanish and English. Login credentials will be provided by your child’s teacher if s/he decides to use the app. Annual subscription has been funded by the PTA. 
        • Escondido Library E-books – Ms. Nina to provide more details once school is underway.
    • Reading Applications that may be used by your teacher:
        • Learning A-Z | Raz-KidsOnline and read-aloud books in English and Spanish that are leveled for your child. Your teacher can track your child’s progress and usage. Login credentials will be provided by your child’s teacher if s/he decides to use the app. 
        • Epic – Online and read-aloud books in English and Spanish that are leveled for your child. Your teacher can monitor your child’s progress and usage.  Login credentials will be provided by your child’s teacher if s/he decides to use the app. 

updated 8/15/2020