Internet Resources

Click on the links below to access sites that our faculty and staff believe to be useful for students and parents/guardians.  This page will be updated periodically, so check back often.

Google Apps for Education

Students in 4th – 8th Grade have Google Apps accounts.  They can click here to login.

Symbaloo

These Symbaloo Webmixes contain tiles that link to various sites used in computer class:

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade

4th & 5th Grade

6th, 7th & 8th Grade

Keyboarding Practice

http://www.gopromocodes.com/keyboarding-resources-for-your-computer – Great list organized by skill level.  Thanks to Kristy and her students at Enriching Kids for suggesting this site!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ – Dance Mat Typing – younger kids just love this site!

http://www.funtotype.com/ – Typing games.

http://www.onlytypinggames.com/ – Typing games.

http://play.typeracer.com/ – Type against your friends.

http://freetypinggame.net/ – Online typing lessons.

http://freetypinggame.net/play.asp – Various arcade-style typing practice games.

http://www.typingtest.com/games/?m=1 – More typing games.

http://www.typingtest.com/ – A good typing test for speed and accuracy.

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html – Keyboarding games.

Bruce’s Unusual Typing Wizard – Students can install this FREE program on their home computers to practice.

Creative Writing

http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/ – National Novel Writing Month – Young Writers Program

http://www.gigglepoetry.com/ – Giggle Poetry

http://www.lightningbug.com.au/ – Lightning Bug: Your writing partner, helping you write a story from beginning to THE END.

http://karenromanoyoung.com/index.html – Karen Romano Young’s website (author of Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles)

Language Arts

http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/

http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/ – National Novel Writing Month is November!

http://www.webenglishteacher.com/index.html

http://www.lightningbug.com.au/

http://www.spellingcity.com/

http://www.kidsreads.com/reviews/index.asp

http://www.storyplace.org/ – Digital library.

Math

http://mathplayground.com/index.html – Math games.

http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/ – Online flashcards and worksheets for a variety of math topics.

http://www.learnyourtables.co.uk/ – Great site for practicing multiplication facts.

http://ccssmath.org/ – Common Core Math Standards resources.

Science

http://whyfiles.org/ – The science behind topics in the news.

http://www.edheads.org/ – Online games and activities for a variety of topics.  Virtual knee surgery anyone?

http://www.nps.gov/learn/ – Learn about our National Parks.

http://www.periodicvideos.com/ – Videos for all the elements on the periodic table.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html – NASA Kids: Games and infomation about NASA.

Computer Science

http://scratch.mit.edu/ – For more Scratch links, see the Computer Class Journal.

http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm – Internet safety for kids.

http://www.netsmartz.org/netparents.htm – Internet safety for parents/guardians.

http://inpics.net/index.html – Online tutorials for software applications.

http://www.commoncraft.com/ – Watch unique “In Plain English” videos on a variety of technology subjects.

Spanish

http://www.spanishspanish.com/ – Online flashcards.

http://www.loquella.com/learn-spanish/ – Online lessons.

http://www.123teachme.com/learn_spanish/spanish_for_children – Online lessons & games.

http://www.queondaspanish.com/ – Online lessons.

http://www.onlinefreespanish.com/ – Online games and lessons.

http://www.spanishwordsearchpuzzle.com/ – Online & printable word search puzzles.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryspanish/start_here/ – Online Spanish lessons.

http://www.bocabeth.com/ – Free materials.

http://translation2.paralink.com/ – Translation site.

Realidades Website –  Website for the 6-8th grade textbook.

Multi-Subject

http://playkidsgames.com/ 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/clf/index.htm

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/homework_help_home.html

http://pbskids.org/ – PBS Kids: Educational games relating to PBS kids shows.

http://www.abcya.com/

http://www.infohio.org/ – InfOhio

General Interest

http://www.coolcleveland.com/blog/category/kids/ – Cool Cleveland Kids: Kids activities around the Cleveland area.

http://www.clevelandmemory.org/ – Cleveland Memory Project: A site dedicated to Cleveland’s past with pictures and essays.