Links and Resources

PowerParenting U

Power Parenting University uses the researched based Power of 7 certification system to help parents/families embrace 7 proven parental “Power Moves.”  These 7 proven “Power Moves” have been found in all high-performing schools across all demographics! These 7 proven “Power Moves” don’t require parents to hold any special high degree or high level of training.  However, they do require parents/families to have the “will” to get active and engaged.

EdModo (Middle School and High School)

The world’s largest K-12 social learning community where Pontiac Academy for Excellence teachers, students, and parents can connect safely and securely.  All teachers in grades 6-12 have an EdModo page.

MiStar Student Access

Using their individual secure login information provided by the school, students can access their most current grades and attendance information.

Study Island

Web-based instruction, practice, tutorial and assessment program currently being used at Pontiac Academy for Excellence.  Study Island is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and Grade Level Content Expectations/High School Content Expectations.  Students can earn blue ribbons for demonstrating mastery of their grade level content on this program.

Treasures Reading Series (Elementary School)

Website from the Treasures Reading Series that Pontiac Academy for Excellence uses in grades K-5.

ABC Mouse

Website that uses phonics to teach children how to read.  Also teaches math, science, social studies, etc. to children in preschool through second grade.


Website contains free online educational games and activities for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade.


ClassDojo is a free behavior management tool that allows teachers to use real time feedback loops to recognize and reinforce student behavior.

BBC Dance Mat Typing

Welcome to Dance Mat Typing, a fun way to learn touch typing.

You start by learning the home row keys. Each stage builds on previous lessons, introducing new letters as you progress. You’ll soon be touch typing like an expert! At the end of each level you can test your typing speed and get a fun reward.


FunBrain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history)