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Online Resources

 

English Language Arts and Literacy Development

Lexia PowerUp Literacy - A foundational reading program that will reinforce literacy skills and help students' build higher order skills they need for comprehension and analysis of text. 

Scholastic Kids - Free Online Books and Activities.

International Children's Digital Library - Access Children's Literature from Around the World

Brain POP - Free access to activities in Reading, Writing, Science, Health, Social Studies, Math, Arts and Technology

ReadWorks.org - Free content, curriculum and tools for students in Kindergarten through grade 12.

Storyline Online - Features celebrated actors reading stories aloud.

Vooks - A kid safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks.

Podcasts for Kids PRX - Fun, original and innovative podcasts for the whole family.

Mathematics

edhelper.com - Families can take advantage of the free math workbooks and worksheets available on this site.

Sheppard Software - hundreds of fun educational games and activities 

NRICH - Secondary level math resources for students and parents to enrich learning. 

Greg Tang Math - Educational math games developed by best selling author Greg Tang.

Math Learning Center - Free math apps 

Same but Different Math from Looney Math - PreK-Algebra problem solving routines

Estimation 180 - PreK-10 estimating routines

Science 

Mystery Science - Open and go lessons that inspire kids to love science!

NASA Stem at home for Kids - Launch rockets, build hovercraft, create a science project and more. These science, technology, engineering and math activities are fun for kids, adults and the whole family.

National Geographic - Find amazing facts about animals, science history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.  

NSTA Interactive eBooks - NSTA has made their K-12 interactive ebooks available free of charge.

Shark Story - Join us on Facebook Live every day this week at 10 A.M. for a Shark Story Hour.  Each day we will be reading a new shark themed book followed by a shark Q/A session.

San Diego Zoo Virtual Visit - Virtual Zoo tours

Home Safari - Take a Home Safari through the Cincinnati Zoo.

Georgia Aquarium - Virtual Aquarium tour

Monterey Bay Aquarium - Virtual Aquarium tour

New England Aquarium - Live lessons from the New England Aquarium and virtual tours.

Shedd Aquarium, Chicago - Virtual Aquarium tour

Yellowstone - Virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park

Yosemite - Virtual tour of Yosemite National Park

Social Sciences and Civics 

Home Safari Resources- Join the Cincinnati Zoo for a Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at 3 P.M.where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home. All videos will be posted to their webpage and YouTube channel shortly after the Facebook Live ends.

 

Kid Citizen - Students interactively explore Congress and civic engagement through historical primary resources, and connect what they find with their daily lives.

 

Art and Music

 

Google Arts and Culture - Explore art galleries and take guided tours of exhibits, or learn new things to do with your camera from from home, or find sports spotlights...

 

Craftwhack - A blog for Art Lovers

 

PBS Kids - Offers free games and activities in art, music and many other areas.


Physical Fitness, Social Emotional Learning and More!

Steps to Respect - Parents and Educators can stream lessons, mindfulness videos through this link.  Engaging activities.


 


PE Central - Get moving with video dance lessons.

BOKS at Home - BOKS is hear to help keep your family active at home.

YogaforTeens - Youtube videos for teen yoga.

Digital Literacy: Mousercise - Practice your mousing skills with the following Mousercise activity.

Learning Without Tears - Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool for Grades PreK to grade 5 free complimentary access for 90 days. Free complimentary access to Keyboarding Without Tears for students in grades K to grade 5.

Laurie Berkner Breaks - Sing and dance along with this fun filled music videos.

Go Noodle - Take a movement break with one of Go Noodles many activities.

Mindful Journal - Emotional Check-In & Mindfulness Journal

GreaterGoodMagazine- Parent Resource of science-based insights for a meaningful life

PERescources - Tons of physical exercise options including videos

Talking to Children About COVID-19 A parent resource to find tips and suggestions for parents regarding the current events. This a wonderful parent resource. There are additional links to resources on coping strategies regarding these current events.