P/K-5 Student

Responsibilities, Resources, & Support

Your Responsibilities

Use Your Own Computer For Instruction

Download and install Google Chrome on your home computer (Not needed if you checked out APS chromebook)

Video tutorial on syncing your Chrome account


How To Turn On And Sign In To An APS Chromebook

View the help sheet for step-by-step instructions

NOTE: If using an APS chromebook, add yourself (the student) and sign on using your @aurorak12.org Google email address and password. If using your own device, use a Chrome browser and create a Chrome account fro your aurorak12.org Google account. See the video linked above to learn how.

Use Clever To Access Everything

Go to Clever Portal now!

Video - How to sign in to Clever using your Google email and password

Video - How to sign in to Clever using the Clever Badge (easier for young children)

Help Sheets in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Karen, Nepali, Oromo, Somali, Vietnamese


Join Your Teacher's Google Classroom

How to Join Your Teacher's Google Classroom

Google Classroom cheat sheet showing how to join your teacher's classroom and how classroom is set up.


Understand Your Schedule

Check your school's website for the online learning schedule - find out when your morning meetings are, when you will connect with your classmates, and more! Links to School Websites

i-Ready Help:

❗️ K-5 Students Having Trouble With i-Ready On APS Chromebook? This help sheet will show you how to fix your chromebook screen so you can see i-Ready properly. Spanish version help sheet

Website - i-Ready at Home

Preschool: Guidance is on the Parent page and please use email for any questions. Your child's teacher can also give you access to your child's google ID and password if necessary.


Read At Least 30 Minutes Daily

Read a book, website, or check out and read/listen to an eBook through the APS ebook and audiobook library Sora found in your Clever portal.

Click here for a helpsheet on getting started with Sora, or click here for video instructions

Sora eBook Library Preschool Collection


Connect With Your Teacher Daily

Your teacher will provide times during the day for you to chat and/or video with them using Google Meet. They will post the link to join in your Google Classroom.

How to use Meet - Google Meet etiquette


Support For English Language Learners

Your Chrome browser has the Google Translate extension on it. Use it to translate almost all webpages! Watch this video to learn how.


Ask Your Teacher For Help

Email or use Google Chat to contact your teacher and ask for help.

Mental Health Support

For students:

  • Call any time Colorado Crisis Services anytime at 844-493-TALK (8255), or text “Talk” to 38255. This service is available 24/7 year-round. If this is an emergency please dial 911.

  • The walk-in clinic is available between 8:00am and 11:00pm daily at Anschutz Medical Campus 2206 Victor Street, Aurora, CO 80045

  • On and after March 30, between 8:00am and 3:30pm you can contact your student’s school counselor, social worker, or psychologist through Google Chat.