Parent Virtual Learning Resources

Commonly used digital platforms at Fairfax High School


Use for tool

Link to family support pages/information

Blackboard 24/7

FCPS 24-7 Learning provides parents access to available courses the student is enrolled in, Naviance Student to view College and Academic Career Planning (for Middle and High school students), weCare@school to view and update Emergency Care information, and Bus Stop Information via the Bus Stop module.  Parents and students login using the same credentials as logging in to SIS.  

FCPS family supports for Blackboard 24/7


Pear Deck is built to support active learning and empower teachers to hear from every student, every day. While being conducted virtually, Pear Deck is one way that we can help students stay connected to their learning community and on track with their educational goals.  Students will use their account to access PearDeck.

PearDeck family resources


Padlet is an online bulletin board for students to post and collaborate, encouraging collaboration online. Students will use their account to access Padlet.

Padlet tutorial for families

Google Suite for Education

A controlled environment in which  FCPS students, faculty, and staff can communicate, store files and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Collaboration can occur in real-time, all within a secure FCPS-managed online environment. The use of these tools provides an approved alternative to consumer Google accounts. G Suite for Education includes the following apps for students: Calendar, Classroom, Contacts, Draw, Drive, Docs, Keep, Forms, Mail, Sheets, Slides, Sites, and Tasks.  Students use their accounts to access the G-Suite

Explanation of G-Suite tools and tutorials


Flipgrid is a website that allows teachers to create "grids" to facilitate video discussions. Each grid is like a message board where teachers can pose questions, called "topics," and their students can post video responses that appear in a tiled grid display. Students can respond via the Flipgrid app or website with any camera-enabled device or by uploading a previously recorded video. Responses can be 15 seconds to five minutes, and a maximum recording time can be set. Teachers can also allow students to record replies to classmates' responses. Students use their accounts to log in to flipgrid

Family resources for flipgrid


EdPuzzle is an engagement tool which requires students to actively watch videos and respond to questions throughout the video.  Videos can be posted directly from their teachers or through youtube.  Students use their account to log in to EdPuzzle. 

EdPuzzle family support resources


Quizzis is a formative assessment tool.  Students may use this in class for review games and remediation activities. 

Quizziz help resources


Quizlet is an online study application that allows students to study via learning tools and games.  Quizlet does not require a login.

Resources for studying using Quizlet


Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform, used as educational technology in schools and other educational institutions. Its learning games, "Kahoots", are user-generated multiple-choice quizzes that can be accessed via a web browser or the Kahoot app.

Playing Kahoot resources


Desmos is an advanced graphing calculator implemented as a web application and a mobile application written in JavaScript.

(1) Virginia Desmos Testing Calculator

(2) Desmos Graphing Calculator for practice

(3) Desmos Scientific Calculator for practice

(4) Desmos Four Function Calculator for practice

(5) Desmos Geometry Tool for practice

(6) Desmos Testing Calculators


Mathspace is an online mathematics program designed to create opportunities for practice and assessment.  Students use their FCPS ID and network password to log in.

(1) Mathspace Parent Page

(2) Mathspace Student Login

(3) Mathspace YouTube

(4) Mathspace FCPS Page

(5) Mathspace Google Play App

(6) Mathspace Apple Store App

No Red Ink

NoRedInk is an online web-based language-learning platform.  Teachers assign work through No Red ink and provide opportunities for feedback and reflection.  Students use their FCPS ID and network password to log in.

Parent’s guide to No Red  Ink


MyOn is a personalized digital library which provides students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books. 

MyOn Support

Parent Dashboard


MackinVIA provides access to eBooks and educational databases for students in FCPS.  Students use their ID numbers and network password to log in.  

MackinVIA help resources

General Technology Resources

Password assistance

Student password change/recovery

Family password change/recovery


SIS StudentVue

SIS ParentVue


Supporting learning transformations by providing devices to students and innovative learning opportunities for teachers

FCPSOn information

Digital Citizenship

FCPS Digital Citizenship resources

Software discounts for students and FCPS Families

Technology @ home

Accessing equipment, software, and wifi

Access to technology