Middle School Resources

Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtII) is a three-tiered prevention strategy to enable early identification and support for students at academic or behavioral risk. Careful monitoring, communication with families, and the use of various programs can help students achieve success. Parent educators are to insure to insure that grade-level specific diagnostic or benchmark assessments and instruction are administered, as scheduled. The following programs and services are available to each student based on their academic needs.


BOOK IT! Program

Pizza Hut® BOOK IT! Program motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise, recognition and pizza. The program runs from October thru March for students in grades K-6. Students and their parents will keep a log of minutes, pages or books read each day. Each month parents will email the reading log or calendar to bookit@pacyber.org to request a Reading Award Certificate for a one-topping personal pan pizza® from Pizza Hut. Certificates will be US Mailed, monthly.

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  • First in Math

    First in Math engages students in grades 3-8 with educational games to help develop basic grade level math skills by increasing their response time and accuracy. Students are motivated by earning incentive stickers upon completing each skill set. By building time in your child’s school day, First in Math will make an impact in their daily math work.

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  • IMPACT

    IMPACT is a peer tutoring program in which a high achieving 10th, 11th, or 12th grade student tutors 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade students. Each tutor works independently with a student in order to prepare him or her for the Mathematics PSSA exam. Each tutoring session is supervised by an Academic Advisor or teacher. Teachers track each student’s progress throughout the program and report significant strengths and weaknesses to parents. IMPACT meets once a week online for ten weeks beginning in January and ending in March. Peer tutoring not only increases test scores and academic performance, but helps increase self-esteem and social interaction.

    netTrekker

    An educational search engine that brings the best of the web to K-12 students, netTrekker connects you to more than 400,000 hand-selected, educator-approved sites, including favorites such as BrainPOP and Weekly Reader. netTrekker search results are organized by student’s readability level and are aligned to standards so you can feel confident that your student is accessing websites appropriate for their grade level. netTrekker resources are personalized to each learner’s interests and are ideal for every student’s learning needs.

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  • eBooks (K-12)

    If you are looking to borrow an eBook, you’ve come to the right place. PA Cyber has selected hundreds of titles for its students to access in a private OverDrive digital library collection. All you need is to get started is an internet connection, StudentID and password.

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  • eBooks (6-12)

    PA Cyber participates in a library consortium in Beaver County where our main office is located with other K-12 school districts. All participating schools share in the selection and purchase of eBook titles to provide to their students. Students will access eBook titles using OverDrive, a website, that allows students in grades 6-12 to borrow eBooks, audio books from its digital library collection.

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  • PA Power Library

    Ever since Benjamin Franklin founded the nation’s first public library, Pennsylvanians have been emPOWERed by their libraries—to research, study, learn, communicate, discover new interests, develop new skills, retool their careers, and find their pathway through life. In support of these endeavors, the State Library of Pennsylvania fostered the development and expansion of a statewide database of library catalogs, accessible from a single website on the Internet for all residents of Pennsylvania. POWER Library is a service of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Pennsylvania Department of Education, and is hosted by HSLC

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  • Reading Assistant

    A 3-8th grade reading tool that uses speech recognition to support and correct students as they read aloud-never missing a teachable moment. No other e-Book or program provides comparable support with the help of a supportive listener, students build reading fluency and comprehension.

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  • School Counseling

    The School Counseling Department at PA Cyber works with all students to ensure their potential is fully realized in regards to academic, personal, social, and career development in order to achieve success in and out of the classroom. Counselors offer support in a variety of ways including individual, group, and classroom guidance. School counselors collaborate with community agencies, staff members, parents, teachers, and administrators to ensure that all students are empowered to create a quality life as they acquire knowledge, learn responsible behaviors, and are prepared to be lifelong learners.

    Student Assistance Program

    The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is designed to assist school personnel in identifying issues that could pose a barrier to a student’s success. Some of these issues include, but are not limited to, social and family problems, alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, mental health concerns, and homelessness. Professionally trained SAP team members use school resources to remove barriers to learning. When the identified problem lies outside of the scope of the school’s resources, a team member might recommend the student seek out a screening or assessment in their community.

    Study Island

    PA Cyber utilizes the Study Island benchmark to assess student proficiency of Pennsylvania Core Standards. Students in grades 3-12 will be routinely engaged in online interactive games in order to prepare for the PSSA and Keystone Exams. Ahead of state testing, students are highly encouraged to complete all topics in each subject areas for their grade level. The variety of activities, including games, flash cards, and videos, reinforce the skills necessary for success on state assessments.

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  • Title I Coaching

    Title I coaches provide a bridge for K-12 students who experience gaps in their reading and math development. Students in the program will be assessed by the Title I team which includes certified specialists in the fields of reading and math. The coach and Title I team will develop an individualized intervention plan that will meet the needs of each student, while helping them to realize success. Student progress is measured to ensure the effectiveness of the instruction they receive.

    Triumphlearning Coach Digital

    A research-based supplemental and test preparation resource for 3-8th grade teachers and their students. Triumphlearning offers through Coach Digital™ robust instructional materials including interactive digital tools and innovative student texts.

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