Learning at Home
Travis Elementary utilizes a Family Homework Choice policy. Homework choices provided by your child’s teacher are completed at the discretion of families based upon student need and do not factor into student grades. The ‘Essential Understandings’ of what homework is at Travis can be found in the Travis Policies and Procedures found here.
For families seeking to support learning at home, listed below are recommended online instructional resources. These can be used to:
- Find explanations of concepts to reinforce student learning
- Practice concepts/build foundational skills
- Extend learning
Get a detailed look at what your child should be learning and achieving in each grade level by going to the Houston ISD Parent Guides at this website: https://www.houstonisd.org/domain/46742.
If you need assistance supporting your child’s learning at home, ask your child’s teacher to share with you the visual aides used in the classroom (i.e. anchor charts or student notebooks) or where to access visuals among the online resources listed below.
Please read these instructions on how to access these resources through HISD’s PowerUp HUB:
STEP 1: Log On to PowerUp HUB To explore these resources
• Ask your child to log on to the HISD PowerUp HUB at http://www.houstonisd.org/hisd.
• Click on the PowerUp HUB icon located in the middle of the page
or at https://www.houstonisd.org/HUB.
At home, students log in with:
Username: STUDENT\S followed by the student ID# - no spaces
Password: is their birth date [MMDDYYYY]
Password: 01072008 (If birthday is January 7, 2008)
STEP 2: Access Digital Resources Once logged in
- Click on the Digital Resources tab for resources available to your child.
- Some of the resources will require log-in information, while others will not.
Below are supplementary resources for learning activities at home. Please communicate with your child’s teacher on recommendations tailored to your child’s needs.
English Language Arts
Adaptive reading program with daily assignments at student’s independent reading level with comprehension questions.
Achieve offers the SmartyAnts program for students in grades K-2 and the KidBiz program for students in grades 3-5.
E-books for reading pleasure with comprehension questions
Aligns to Texas math curriculum. Access student workbook online.
Adaptive math program for 2nd- 5th grade students.
Aligns to Texas science curriculum. Access student workbook online.
Travis adopted curriculum. Teacher assigned lessons are accessed here.
Aligns to Texas social studies curriculum. Access student resources online.