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Our library catalog is now available over the web.
Go to 
Click on "George C. Payne" to view the Payne Library catalog.
Have a book report? Don’t forget you can do research at World Book Online
Enter Username: moreland and Password: moreland.
All Payne students may play JiJi at home.

Difficult math concepts are taught using motivating visual games that require thinking multiple steps ahead to visualize and solve problems. Encourage your student to closely watch as JiJi teaches how to do each activity. JiJi shows where to click with a pointing finger. It may take your child 10 or more attempts to master an activity. Please do not help your child solve problems. It is best for children to learn through discovery

Note:  Individual student login passwords have been taught at school.  If your child is unable to remember his/her password, please contact your teacher and it will be retaught to your child.

*The first time you login, you will need our activation code:  PAY7C9-HD3-GW-6SH*  This is for a computer or laptoa

ST Math for Tablets
1. Get the app-Search for ST Math in the App Store (for iPad) or on Google Play or the Amazon App Store (for the Kindle Fire and other Android Tablets).

2. Enter your School ID and homework password.  On Kindle Fire and Android: activation code enter: PAY7C9-HD3-GW-6SH

For the iPad:
School Id: PAY7C9
Password: HD3GW6SH

Big Universe is an eBook Library. Simply log on to or click the link.
All students have received their username and password.

Typing Club will assist you with learning and improving your typing speed!  Practice each lesson over and over to at least get all three stars.  It really doesn't take much to learn, afew minutes a day for one to two weeks and you will be a pro!  You will be assigned a username and password at school.
To help schools prepare for the 2014-2015 school year and provide a preview of upcoming assessments, Smarter Balanced released Practice Tests for Grades 3 & up in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics.  The Practice Test provide an opportunity for teachers, students and parents to experience the features of online testing and gain insight into how Smarter Balanced will assess students' mastery of the new Common Core Standards.
Recommended Educational Sites
Visit to play interactive math games for grades K-8.  Select by subject or grade level.  provides educational games and activities for grades K-5. All educational games and activities were created or approved by certified teachers. The games are free and are enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.

 BrainPOP Jr. is an educational program designed for early learners. It is easy to navigate and all the content is read aloud so young students can browse the site on their own. The movies encourage active viewing and are easily paused for students to make predictions and form their own ideas. Each movie has leveled quizzes, games, activities, and lesson ideas.  Note: Some features are * FREE * and other require a subscription.  Please contact your child’s teacher or the Payne School office for password information.
Visit Khan Academy and "learn almost anything for free!" with a library of over 3,600 video they are on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
Visit to play games and improve your math skills. Visit Sheppard
Sheppard Software for hundreds of educational activities.  Great for practicing US and World Geography.
Students can practice math and grammar skills with fun arcade style games at  Site focus: math, language arts, vocabulary, and thinking skills.
Visit FunBrain Kids Center to play games focusing on numbers, words, the universe, culture, and strategy. contains fun, educational games for elementary school students in language arts, math, social studies, and science. motivates children to read with a systematic phonics approach. features an online almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, thesaurus and more. Check it out!
Need help with a math problem? Visit
The California Department of Education (CDE) website provides a list of recommended literature for grades K-12 and much more.

Teaching strives to equitably give all readers insights and opportunities that deepen their understanding and joy of the books they are reading.  Click below for student & parent resources: