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Looking to stay connected to your child’s learning?   Check out these helpful websites to support the home to school connection.  Some additional website resources may be available on individual building websites as well.  As always, please practice appropriate internet safety protocols when accessing these sites.

 -Office of Curriculum and Instruction Staff

Cross Curricular

Subject Areas Addressed:  Reading, Science & Social Studies.
Target Audience:  Kindergarten through Eighth Grade - This website offers information resources such as articles and images on a wide range of topics.

Subject Areas Addressed:  Reading, Writing, Math, Science & Social Studies. 
Target Audience: Third through Eighth Grade
This website offers information resources such as articles and images on a wide range of topics.

Target Audience:  All grade levels - This site has on-line skill-drill games for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Race against the computer or set up a password protected race between friends.


Target Audience: Sixth through Eighth, Algebra I Students and Parents - This site includes on-line student text; tutorials; extra practice; practice tests; and interactive learning opportunities. Classroom issued student user name and password required.

Target Audience:  Kindergarten through Tenth Grade, Algebra & Geometry Students
This site contains written explanations of problem solving procedures and supporting worksheets.

Target Audience:  Kindergarten through Eighth Grade
This site contains written explanations of problem solving procedures and interactive practice.

Target Audience: Sixth Grade through Twelfth Grade
This site contains sample questions and videos of instructors solving problems on topics ranging from basic mathematics through calculus.


Target Audience:  Upper elementary through middle school.
  Science games, challenges, competitions, science fiction, science fair ideas, labs and puzzles.  Requires more reading than the other sites.

Target Audience:  Upper elementary through middle school.
  Explains how the world works through science; covers all the science disciplines; students can work at their own pace through tutorials of various topics.

Target Audience:  Kindergarten through Fifth Grade and beyond.
  Very cool, must see website.  Five skill levels of interactive play incorporated with fascinating space facts.

Target Audience:  All ages
.  Amazing pictures and videos of animals, Cool activities such as make at home science Halloween costumes, people and places, games, photos and stories from around the world.  Another must see site for parents, grandparents, and children.

Target Audience:  Kindergarten through middle school.
The official kids portal for the U. S. government and its agencies.  Government agencies such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Forestry Service just to mention a few provide fun activities to help students learn about science.

Target Audience:  All ages. 
Activities from the PBS show Zoom created by kids for kids.

Target Audience:  All ages. 
A virtual tour of the national zoo with amazing photos of animals from all around the world.

Target Audience:  Kindergarten through Senior Citizens.
  The official website for the ever popular “science guy” contains many videos and activities for children to do at home alone and with adult supervision.

Social Studies

Target Audience:  Kindergarten through Eighth Grade
This website has a handful of games that cover a wide range of topics in social studies, science, math & language arts.  Games include Olympics, flags of the world, holidays and U.S. presidents.

Target Audience:
Kindergarten through Eighth Grade
This site is a great reference that provides maps, documents, timelines and facts about cities, countries and different religions.

Target Audience: Sixth through Twelfth Grade - This website provides a wealth of information about the histories of countries around the world.  Features under Topics include: U.S. history, U.S. presidents, Great speeches, U.S. elections and major wars.


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