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Resources for Students

English Language Arts

BrainRush
Adaptive learning through games.  Student login is available for some classes (see your teacher) or just play the game and have some fun while learning.

LexiaCore5
Direct link to the Lexia site for Lead Elementary. Student login and password required and available for every student at Lead Elementary (see your teacher).

Scholastic Family Playground (Ages 3 - 7)
Games, stories, printables and videos for tons of fun and learning.

Scholastic The Stacks (Ages 8 - 12)
Learn more about books and authors, play games, explore many interesting blogs, watch videos and read the message boards.

Skoolbo
A great new site to help children with reading and math.  Children are immersed in an incredible learning world and become highly motivated by the inbuilt rewards mechanisms designed to encourage healthy use and to maximize learning.  Contract you teacher for more information and to ask them to create a free account for you.

SpellingCity
SpellingCity has free games that anyone can play.  Premium access (3rd grade only at this time) is required to play some of the games.  (See your teacher for more information).

Starfall
Free for students to learn reading through phonics.

The Ultimate Spelling Resource Guide

Learn and Practice Keyboarding

BarracudaTyping

Help keep the river clean by typing the words that are floating in the river.  You can choose slow, fast or faster.  If you're good, the river will stay blue.

DanceMatTyping
Learn the location of the keys on the keyboard and which fingers you should use.  There are four levels with three stages each.  At the end of each level you get to test your typing speed and get a fun reward!

Classroom Tools

Educreations
Your teacher might allow you to explain what you know by creating a video and sharing it with others.  It is a great way to be a Super Star in your classroom, helping others understand something that you've already learned.

Kahoot!
Your teacher might want to test your knowledge using this game-show like assessment. You not only want to get the right answer, but you get rewarded for being the fastest to answer questions correctly.  It is fun, engaging, and rewarding!

Socrative
Another method your teacher might choose to assess what you know.

Research

Google Safe Search Kids

Use this site to safely search for the things you want to know.

Library of Congress for Kids
Log on, play around, learn something!  Lots of resources to learn new and fun things.

Smithsonian for Kids
Check out the many resources available at the Smithsonian specifically for kids.  Interesting articles, free fun stuff to do, and connect to the Smithsonian Encyclopedia for your research needs.

Math

BrainRush
Adaptive Learning Games. Class Assignments or General Practice

Everyday Math
Math Games. User Login Required (see your teacher)

Khan Academy
You Can Learn Anything - Math Lessons / Videos / Practice

Skoolbo
A great new site to help children with reading and math.  Children are immersed in an incredible learning world and become highly motivated by the inbuilt rewards mechanisms designed to encourage healthy use and to maximize learning.  Contract you teacher for more information and to ask them to create a free account for you.

TenMarks
Power a New Generation of Math Learners. Class Assignments - User Login Required (see your teacher)

Health and Science

FOSSweb
The official web site for our active-learning science program.  Students may visit as a guest or use the class login.

Kids.gov Science
Learn about careers in science, watch videos and play games.

KidsHealth (for kids)
A great site to learn about things related to your health in a kid friendly way.  Read articles, play games, watch videos and take quizzes.  

Periodic Table (TED-Ed)
A video lesson about every element of the periodic table

Learn to Code

Hour of Code
Play games, challenge your brain, and have fun with the activities on Code.org.

Code Studio
K-5 courses and fun for everyone.

Computer Science Education Resource Guide by SmartScholar 

 

Resources

Additional
online
resources

Writing
Read Write Think

Educational Games
Arthur

Lunch-O-Matic (healthy living)

SuperMarket Adventure (healthy foods)

Crank It Up (make a song)

Virtual Goose (matching math game)

Alien Assembly Required (creativity)

Poetry Club (read or write a poem)

Connect the World (cultural matching)

Buster Social Studies Games

Build-A-Flag

Coast To Coast

Where's Buster?

PBS Kids Maya and Miguel