Elementary Websites
 

The following websites are sure to capture students attention. These sites are for teachers but parents can use the websites as well to provide educational activities for their child. Most websites require the need to set up an account but all are free. Enjoy the sites and see what your children can create within a few minutes! 


1. ABCYA:http://www.abcya.com/
Educational website that incorporates language arts and math skills along with beginning computer skills. Lessons and games are visually appealing and tailored to all levels and abilities in grades K-5. Excellent site for skills practice at school or at home. Apps are available for the iPod, iPad, and certain smartphones.

Applications:Examples of lesson include, alphabet matching, sight word bingo, word clouds, spelling challenges, keyboard practice, telling time, fractions, mouse manipulation.

2. Wonderopolis:http://www.wonderopolis.org/
Created by the National Center for Family Literacy, Wonderopolis focuses on subjects of which children are curious. This immediately engages the child and encourages them to learn more. A video is included in each topic of information.

Applications: Teachers can create a “Wonder of the Day” bulletin board. Students can submit a question on a topic they are curious about. There is also an online support network for teachers and parents to ask questions and share ideas. Students can add comments to the daily wonder.

3. International Children’s Library: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
Multicultural digital library created by the International Children’s Library. Students can read books online in 19 different languages from dozens of different countries. Children and teachers can search for books by age level, topic, color of cover, length, award winners, and recently added. Books are visually appealing to early elementary students and children can begin reading any story immediately. All text and pictures can be enlarged. 

Applications: Students can practice independent reading skills and easily choose books at their level and interest. Children can read different stories and share their opinions on Kidblog. Students can read the same story without worrying about not having a classroom set.

4. E-Learning http://www.e-learningforkids.org/ 
Organized both by grade level and subject areas. Includes interactive learning videos with practice within the video, perfect for the interactive white board. Each “course” lists the appropriate age level for the students. Geared for students in K-6. 

Applications: Perfect for review of a new skill (example: compound words). Great for whole class lessons and review. Allows for children to be actively involved in learning the content.

5. Multiplication: http://www.multiplication.com  For Teachers & Parents Teaching multiplication to kids can be a breeze! These resources help students memorize and learn the times tables. For Students Practice multiplication with our interactive times table. Check your progress with online quizzes, and then review what you've learned with fun, online games.

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