Summer Learning

Below you will find links to opportunities for Summer Learning including reading apps, free eBooks, math activities, and Typing Club. Many of these resources require using your child's login information, which can be found in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Read directions for logging in thoroughly for each resource and if you have any questions, you can contact the main office at 651-425-4100.

Happy Summer and Thank You for your continued support of your child's learning!  

eBooks from MackinVia

  1. Click on the link to MackinVia --> Pic
  2. Enter SCHOOL: Armstrong
  3. Scroll to find Armstrong Elementary, Cottage Grove, MN
  4. Click LOGIN
  5. When it directs you to login with Classlink:
    • Enter Student Network Username
    • Enter Student Network Password
    • Enter Code: 833

(Student username & password are the same for Destiny and can be found in Infinite Campus Parent Portal)

Example Titles Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain ... Friends Rock: An Acorn Book (Unicorn and Yeti #3): An ...               Potato Pants!: Keller, Laurie, Keller, Laurie: 9781250107237 ...               
Lemons: Savage, Melissa: 9781524700126: Books                The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys Series #10) by ... 

Epic! Reading

  1. Click on the link to Epic! --> Pic
  2. Enter your child's Class Code
  3. Choose your icon and find books to read or listen to! 
If you don't have a Class Code, you can sign up as a parent to get access to nearly 40,000 digital and audio books for free for 30 days! 

Washington County Library

  1. Install "Washington County Library" app on your Home device --> Pic
  2. Click "My Account" to enter your library card number and PIN. 
    • If you don't have a library card, you can apply for one HERE!
  3. Search and check out eBooks, audiobooks, and even put books on hold for curbside pickup at your local library branch! 

Checkout Armstrong Elementary Library Books

  1. Click link to Destiny Discover -->  Destiny Icon
  2. Click Log In
    • Enter Student Username
    • Enter Student Password
    • (Student username & password can be found in Infinite Campus Parent Portal)
  3. Search for books
  4. Click HOLD before next Book Exchange Day
  5. Come to school to return old books and pick up new ones on the next Book Exchange Day 
Pic  Students can check out 5 books at a time
Pic Students must put books on HOLD before the book exchange day so they     
              are ready! 
Pic We'll send email reminders for upcoming Book Exchange Days! 
Pic  Questions can be sent to Mrs. Sorenson at

    Bridges in Math Home Learning Resources

    Click on the link to get to the Bridges Website --> Pic

    • Check out MATH AT HOME by choosing your grade level. This page is updated every day with a NEW activity! Look for: 
      • Activity of the Day
      • Practice Pages
      • Online games
      • Family games
    • Check out RESOURCES for 
      • Free Lessons and Publications that include a large collection of story books and student practice books
      • Free Math Apps
    Don't forget to use all of your Bridges Math Workbooks from class to practice math at home as well! 

    YouCubed at Home

    Click the link to get to YouCubed at Home --> Pic
    Explore and learn math in rich and creative ways! 
    Check out the activities! Each one is labeled with the grade level that it is most appropriate for.

    Here are a few examples! 

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    Typing Club

    1. Click the link to get to our Armstrong Typing Club site --> typing club
    2. Type in Student Username
    3. Type in Student Password
      • (Student username & password can be found in Infinite Campus Parent Portal)
    4. Click Login
    5. Click Start
    6. Click on the first unlocked lesson to begin typing!