Academics

Home and school use programs

Study Island is available for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Students may access this program at home as well as at school. The following information is needed:

  • Username = S and then the student ID# @garlandisd (Example: s123456@garlandisd)
  • Password = student

Spelling City is a great online resource where students can practice spelling words in a fun and effective way. Students and parents can find the list by using their teacher's name.

IStation This program allows students to work on their reading comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, and spelling. Parents will need to install IStation and follow the simple installation instructions.

  • Username = S and then the student ID# (S123456)
  • Password = Student Network ID# (123456)

Sum Dog can now be accessed from home. This is a great way to practice math thru games.

  • Login: Student ID# (Example: 123456)
  • Password: Student ID# (Example: 123456)

Imagine Math is available for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Students may access this program at home as well as at school. The following information is needed:

  • Username = S and then the student ID# (S123456)
  • Password = Student Network ID# (123456)

Dimension U is not your typical educational game. It is a competition-oriented, real-time, 3D multiplayer action game for students in grades 3-5. The game contains over 400 Math and Language skills.

  • Username = S and then the student ID# (S123456)
  • Password = Student Network ID# (123456)

Imagine Math Facts helps students succeed in math fluency so they're better prepared for higher-order mathematics.

  • Username = S and then the student ID# (S123456)
  • Password = Student Network ID# (123456)

Typing.com students will love the fun and entertaining typing curriculum. Featuring engaging exercises, interactive typing games, and positive reinforcement, Typing.com is perfect for all age ranges and skill levels.

  • Username = S and then the student ID# (S123456)
  • Password = Student Network ID# (123456)

Online resources

GISD Ready

Developing graduates that are prepared for success in a globally competitive workforce is the ultimate goal of the GISD Ready initiative.

Skyward Key

Skyward is our student information system.  Use Skyward Family Access to find student grades, attendance and more.

 

Dimension U logo

DimensionU consists of four engaging and interactive multiplayer video games that focus on core skills in math and literacy. Each game is designed with unique features that bring out distinct academic and strategic skills in students.

Khan academy logo

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Naviance logo

Our middle and high school students collaborate with parents, teachers and school counselors to create a personalized college & career plan with Naviance.