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BrainPOP and BrainPOP JR.
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BrainPOP engages students through animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, primary source activities, concept mapping, and more. These cover topics within Science, Math, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music, Health, Reading, and Writing.
World Book Online
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Online encyclopedia with a suite of seven databases geared toward specific age ranges and abilities, from the youngest learners to adults
A colorful, approachable look and feel with articles written at your student's level
Illustrations and pictures, maps, audio files, videos, games, research tools, ebooks, activities, educator tools, primary source documents, and more
Easy access on desktops, laptops, and tablets
AAASpell - features a comprehensive set of interactive spelling lessons, games and exercises.
Earobics - is an adaptive, research-based reading intervention program built on the Common Core. Grades Pre-K-3
Ed on the Web - Ed's Reading Room is a free online reading club for 11 and under with kids book reviews, kids stories, literacy/reading activities to improve kids reading skills.
Fizzy Funny Fuzzy - is all about poetry for kids of any age. We all like to laugh and hopefully my poetry on this web site will help you do just that.
Giggle Poetry - has all kinds of funny poetry and a giggle meter.
Grimm Fairy Tales - Folk and fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. Read and hear interactive, narrated, animated stories.
Handwriting Worksheets - online maker of printable print style, D'Nealian style and cursive writing worksheets
KizClub - provides lots of FREE learning resources for preschool and elementary age children. This website is full of worksheets, flashcards, clip arts, and other printable resources.
My Vocabulary - is a free resource used in over 40000 schools to enhance vocabulary mastery, written & verbal skills by using Latin word roots
Poetry4Kids.Com -is the funny poetry playground of children's author Kenn Nesbitt, where you will find lots of funny poems and poetry books for children, classic children's poetry, games, contests, poetry lessons and activities, and journals, plus a rhyming dictionary, funny poetry podcast, videos, school visit information and lots more.
Professor Garfield- provides free delivery of innovative and motivational digital learning content with a primary emphasis on children's literacy and creative expression.
Raz-Kids - is an award-winning teaching product that provides comprehensive leveled reading resources for students.
Read Naturally - touts highly effective intervention programs help struggling and developing readers improve their literacy skills and become confident, independent readers.
ReadWorks- provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly.
ReadWriteThink- provides educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.
Robobee- is a word game where you control the flight of the Robo-Bee through a garden of synonyms, antonyms, spelling, and usage puzzles.
Roy The Zebra- provides guided reading and reading games and software with Roy the Zebra. Includes words that rhyme, high frequency words, capital letters, full stops and much more.
Scholastic - is the largest children’s book publisher, promotes literacy with books for kids of all ages and reading levels.
Scholastic's Apps - has mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, and Windows.
Sense-Lang- Learn how to type and play free typing games with a free online typing test. Learn, practice, and improve typing speed and accuracy.
Spelling City - allows students to study and learn word lists using vocabulary and spelling learning activities and games. Students can take final or practice spelling and vocabulary tests.
Spin & Spell - is an interactive tool for spelling skill development and testing.
SRA Reading Labs - is a paid subscription service that strives to develop independent, confident readers; challenge students with complex text; enhance comprehension vocabulary, fluency, word analysis, and study skills; reinforce specific skills in which students show weaknesses; increase a student's knowledge base using a variety of fiction and nonfiction selections at their own reading levels; and engage student interests with community, reward, and game features
Starfall - is a systematic approach to literacy, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL).
Story Bird- offers an endless library of free books, picture books, & poetry or use simple tools to create books in minutes.
TIME For Kids- is a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read! Issues cover a wide range of real-world topics kids love to learn about - and it's the best nonfiction text you'll find!
Tween Tribune - presents articles for kids, middle school, teens from the Smithsonian
Word Central - offers kids a student dictionary, Daily Buzzword, and interactive word games.
AAA Math- features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons.
A Maths Dictionary for Kids - is an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 630 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language with definitions, examples, activities, practice and calculators. A Maths Dictionary for Kids Quick Reference is a device friendly html version with definitions and detailed examples for over 930 math words and terms. Also on this site is a collection of over 280 printable maths charts suitable for interactive whiteboards, classroom displays, math walls, student handouts, homework help, introduction and consolidation of mathematical topics and other math reference needs.
Aleks- is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. ALEKS then instructs the student on the topics she is most ready to learn. As a student works through a course, ALEKS periodically reassesses the student to ensure that topics learned are also retained. Grades K-12.
AplusMath- provides interactive math resources for teachers, parents, and students featuring free math worksheets, math games, math flashcards, and more.
Cool Math 4 Kids- is an amusement park of math, games and more - especially designed for fun, fun, FUN! For pre-algebra and up.
First in Math- is a curriculum supplement that gives students the fundamental skills they need to achieve their academic goals. It delivers fluency in basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, while advancing higher-order thinking skills such as mental math, problem solving, pattern sensing, reasoning and number sense through Deep Practice.
Hooda Math- is a free online math games site. Founded by a middle school math teacher, Hooda Math offers over 700 cool math games.
IXL- the math division of Quia provides online opportunities for math skill development
Johnnie's Math Page- is a site to find fun math for kids. Over one-thousand math learning and teaching resources have been categorized and set out for use. Grades K-6
KidsNumbers.com- is the absolutely free math resource designed by teachers, specifically for students and children of all ages.
Math 10- Math formulas, tests, problems, games, history and forums where everyone can write without registration.
Math Cats - promotes open-ended and playful explorations of important math concepts.
Math Forum - The Math Forum is the comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include: a K-12 math expert help service, an extensive database of math sites, online resources for teaching and learning math, plus much more.
Math is Fun- offers mathematics in an enjoyable and easy-to-learn manner
Math Playground- is a popular learning site filled with math games, logic puzzles, step-by-step instructional videos, math practice, and a variety of problem solving activities.
Oswego Math Magician- interactive timed math drills for skills
Sumdog- uses educational games to motivate students in Common Core math, reading and writing. Its adaptive learning engine monitors and guides them as they work.
ABCYA- is a leader in educational games for Pre-K through the 5th Grade.
Arcademics- Fun and free educational games for kids in K-8. Featuring multiplayer learning games, math games, language arts games, and much more!
Cookie- child experts and educators design interactive online games for kids Pre-K to 2nd grade to help in building skills needed for success in school. While playing educational games, kids learn to read with phonics, build skills in math, language, social studies, science and much more.
BrainPOP- BrainPOP engages students through animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, primary source activities, concept mapping, and more. These cover topics within Science, Math, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music, Health, Reading, and Writing.
Bright Storm-5,300 video lessons by expert teachers who cover pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, algebra 2, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus in math, chemistry, biology and physics in science, English grammar, writing and literature in English, and SAT, ACT, ACT redbook, AP biology, AP calculus, AP US government, AP US history.
Castle Learning Online - provides a subscription and web-based review, testing and assessment tools for elementary, middle and high school teachers and students in all core areas.
E- Learning For Kids- offers free, best-in-class courseware in math, science, reading and keyboarding; and we're building a community for parents and educators to share innovations and insights in childhood education.
Fuel the Brain- provides high quality educational games, guides and printables that relate to core standards in elementary education.
Funbrain- a safe gaming environment that bridges learning and entertainment.
Harcourt School -A site that blends interactive learning for kids in grades K-8 with resources for teachers and parents -- all to complement Harcourt School publications
Help Me to Learn- creates engaging games and lessons for children that teach language arts, math and Spanish.
Henry Anker- is a multi-subject site for skill testing.
ICT Games- offers interactive literacy and drills, games and resources
Internet 4 Classrooms is a free web portal designed to assist anyone who wants to find high-quality, free Internet resources to use in classroom instruction, developing project ideas, reinforcing specific subject matter areas both in the class and at home and even for online technology tutorials.
Khan Academy- offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more are covered.
KidInfo.com- KidInfo.com's Homework is a FREE homework helper which provides quality Pre K-12 educational websites, videos, and powerpoints. KidInfo.com's Homework Helper also links to informative, interesting, and challenging, educational kids' games.
Miss Maggie- offers interactive games designed to provide children with the knowledge and motivation to make educated and responsible decisions so they may protect and build a sustainable future for our planet. These games aim to help reinforce specific skill development such as basic math facts, proper use of inflectional endings, and geographic location of countries. Many of the games are based on the latest educational research and contain various levels to allow for the range of learners present in our classrooms.
Nat Geo Kids- Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.
NBC Learn - is the educational arm of NBC News. NBC Learn is dedicated to making historic stories, images and primary source documents available on-demand to teachers, students, and parents.
Pauly's Games- is a multi-subject educational game site
Play Kids Games- provides free online kids games that are both fun and educational. Aimed at ages pre-K through middle school, Play Kids Games offers kids a safe environment to discover their abilities and learn new skills with interactive and fun computer games.
PrimaryGames- has several thousand game titles and growing. PrimaryGames strives to bring users the best gaming sites on the web.
Sheppard Software- has hundreds of free, online, educational games for kids. Anyone interested in online learning can the site - there are many subjects - (geography, math, animals, science) - at different levels with games and activities for learners of any age.
SoftSchools.com- provides free math worksheets, free math games, grammar quizzes, free phonics worksheets, and games. Worksheets and games are organized by grades and topics. These printable math and phonics worksheets are auto generated.
Study Ladder- is an online english literacy & mathematics learning tool. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans for Primary and Junior High School students in United States.
Tools 4 Bloom- provides links to web sites that match a modified Bloom's Taxonomy of remembering, understanding, applying, analyzing, evaluating and creating.
Toy Theater- Toy Theater is a collection of games featuring math, art, spelling, puzzles, and more. The games are aimed at elementary school age children but they are fun for people of all ages.
Turtle Diary- Play educational kids games, computer games, printable worksheets and learning games online.
UpToTen- offers over 1000 age-appropriate kids games (ages zero to ten) that are ideal for early learning.
Weebly's Interactive Sites- offers the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place.
Music and Art Resources
Capstone Kids- presents a range of complementary material to support fiction, nonfiction, hybrid, and Spanish-language titles from publisher Capstone Press. Kid-pleasing story angles that include kid werewolves, fortune telling, super scientists, and monster friends are enticingly brought to life through colorful graphics, a few full-chapter selections, and downloadables such as comic-strip templates and tattoos. The Make Stuff section highlights magic tricks, paper folding, and crafts. There are recipes and instructions for some really fun projects!
Do Ink- is the fun, creative way to make animations on your iPad. The app was designed to be easy for beginners and young animators, but with powerful tools for creating advanced animations. Use the drawing editor to create vector artwork and frame-by-frame (flip book) animations.
Draw A Stickman- Draw a custom stickman and watch him come to life in this interactive stickman adventure.
Edheads- is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Choose from Simple Machines, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. All activities meet state and national standards.
Incredibox - a musical app in which you can quickly and easily create a mix by running a band of beatboxers. Enjoyed by music teachers Incredibox is used in schools to introduce rhythm and music mechanisms to children.
Jam Studio - create music beats - free online music mixing & songwriting tool - quickly create backing tracks, karaoke songs, soundtracks & demo songs with professional sounds. JamStudio is perfect for songwriters, musicians, producers or any music enthusiast. Producers can enter chords, loops, sound effects, sound clips, tracks, music, beats, patterns, riffs, pads, samples, remix and sequences using guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, music software and producing tools. JamStudio is a free online mixer similar to Acid, Acid pro, garageband, Sony Acid, fruity loops, band in a box, pro tools, vegas, DAW.
This is Sand- is a unique playground for creating and sharing amazing sandscapes.
Canva.com - Easily create beautiful designs + documents. Use Canva's drag-and-drop feature and professional layouts to design consistently stunning graphics
Code.org non-profit computer science website where kids in grade K-12 can practice coding skills free
Edmodo - grade K-12 social learning network where students, teachers, and parents can communicate, share, and learn
Codecademy - Students middle-school age through adults can visit this site to take courses in different coding languages such as HTML, CSS, Python, and more.
Piktochart - an easy infographic design app that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality graphics. Make your own infographics here.
Prezi- a presentation tool that can be used as an alternative to traditional slide making programs such as PowerPoint. Instead of slides, Prezi makes use of one large canvas that allows you to pan and zoom to various parts of the canvas and emphasize the ideas presented there
Scratch - a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.
Screencast-O-Matic - a free online video maker that produces quality videos and it's very easy to use. This is a simple screen capture tool that allows you to record what ever is happening on your PC screen and narrate it as it's happening
Weebly for Education - Weebly enables students to express themselves creatively using a variety of multimedia features, all within a protected environment managed by the classroom teacher