ESL RESOURCES

Interactive Websites for ESL/ELL Learning  https://researchguides.library.wisc.edu/c.php?g=177873&p=1169756
Color in Colorado: https://www.colorincolorado.org/  An excellent bilingual resource for educators and families of English language learners.  The site provides research based information, activities, and advice for families and educators all over the US.


READING RESOURCES

Starfall
  https://www.starfall.com/h/

Raz Kids https://www.raz-kids.com/

ReadWorks  https://www.readworks.org/

Unite for Literacy https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Childrens Library http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Childrens Books Online https://childrensbooksonline.org/index.htm

EPIC Reading https://www.getepic.com/
student class code-acu9513
*access to online books for students grades K-5


Storyline Online: (Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books)
https://www.storylineonline.net/library/

ABCya!: (A beautiful, quirky game that allows children to practice their knowledge of sight words!)
https://www.abcya.com/

Into the Book: Areading comprehension resource for elementary students and teachers.
https://reading.ecb.org/student/entry.html

Quiz tree Sight Words(Learn Over 40 Sight Words in Context)
https://www.quiz-tree.com/sight-words-videos.html

Quiz tree Sight Words: 
(All 5 letter Dolch Sight Words)
 https://www.quiz-tree.com/sight-words-videos.html

Scholastic Learn at Home:
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2.html

Free Children Stories
https://www.freechildrenstories.com/

freechildrenstories.com operates on the simple principle that children’s development is paramount. Their mission is to offer traditional, meaningful storytelling to every child, parent, or teacher around the globe with access to the internet, for free.

Storynory
https://www.storynory.com/

Storynory features a collection of original, fairy tale, and classic children’s audio stories.  Students can follow along with the story as it is read to them, as the text is also included on the site.  There are also some great features available that give you the option of downloading the audio to your computer, listening to “catch phrase” explanations, translating text into different languages (especially helpful for your ELL students!), and more.

Username: Pennes
Password: trial


Junior Library Guild
   https://jlg.ipublishcentral.com/bookshelf
Junior Library Guild is streaming free books to plus several audio books. Students do not have to sign up or login.

SCIENCE RESOURCES

30 Best Science Websites for Kids
https://www.weareteachers.com/best-science-websites/


Generation Genius - Science for Kids

https://www.generationgenius.com/trial-B/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIytfr846f6AIVUNyGCh3qiwcZEAAYASAAEgItDvD_BwE


Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning


NTSA (National Science Teaching Association) - Freebies

https://www.nsta.org/publications/freebies.aspx

SOCIAL STUDIES RESOURCES

Google Street View - Tour the Inside of Famous Sites and Landmarks
https://artsandculture.google.com/project/street-view


Google Arts and Culture - Tour over 4,000 Museums Worldwide
https://artsandculture.google.com/search/streetview


Virtual Museum Tours
https://www.southernliving.com/syndication/museums-with-virtual-tours?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=southernliving_southernliving&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=1878E92E-6542-11EA-AAAC-CF782FEB5590&fbclid=IwAR2jvnW5Tc7HGk34H4rsu0AznZlNXQWsPmAk1D2tcKnVMHCZ3cZnBgrVYYo

World Book  https://www.worldbook.com/

Discovery Education https://den.discoveryeducation.com/events/calendar

MATH RESOURCES

IXL https://www.ixl.com/signin/georgeg  IXL Log on with your personal password to practice your math skills. Go to your grade level and choose the standard or skill you need to work on.

Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/ Online non-profit site offers free resources to keep the learning going while schools are closed.  

Math Activities for Kids to do at Home
https://matr.org/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/?fbclid=IwAR3aKHKHS0zgeqRFXiS39pinM7S0snXG38drC4yuX4En-GDgk10mxgJVNnA

Education.com https://www.education.com/games/math/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMImO6anYqf6AIVA4NaBR1lGA5xEAAYASAAEgLyuPD_BwE

Third Space Learning (25 Fun Maths Activities and Games to Do At Home For Free!)https://matr.org/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/?fbclid=IwAR3aKHKHS0zgeqRFXiS39pinM7S0snXG38drC4yuX4En-GDgk10mxgJVNnA

CoolMath
https://www.coolmath.com/
CoolMath.com calls itself "an amusement park of math and more." Children can play online math games that help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, money and more. CoolMath is geared toward ages 13 and up, but sister site CoolMath4Kids.com is appropriate for ages 3 through 12. CoolMath-Games.com includes math games for preschoolers.

Tumble Math  https://www.tumblemath.com/home.aspx
Username: Pennes
Password: trial


OTHER USEFUL AND FUN RESOURCES
 
Home Learning Suggestions From PWCS  http://www.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=340225&pageId=41506907

Free Conference Call  https://www.freeconferencecall.com/

Go Noodle https://www.gonoodle.com/

SOL Pass https://www.solpass.org/elementary.php
School: Penn ES
Password: penn

Brain Pop https://www.brainpop.com/
Username - paws
password - penn

 

PBS KIDS is a directory for roughly 20 TV and Web-only PBS KIDS shows designed for older preschool and elementary-aged kids. From PBS KIDS kids can navigate directly to a particular show’s individual site, where they'll find games, videos, and other related content. Kids can also watch video clips, sign in to their Secret Box to track scores, save favorites, and store creations, or make cartoons in the cartoon studio.

Switcheroo Zoo 
https://www.switchzoo.com/
Switcheroo Zoo is a fun, interactive site where students will enjoy watching animals morph into other animals right before their eyes

Fun Brain 
https://www.funbrain.com/

Fun Brain, a site for kids at the preschool through grade 8 levels, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading and literacy.

TIME for Kids
https://www.timeforkids.com/
TIMEforKids.com is loaded with interesting articles, photos, and videos. Politics, the environment, entertainment, sports, and health are just some of the topics covered. TIME for Kids isn't as interactive as most of the other website on this list of educational websites for kids, but the site does tackle subjects that are in the news now while being written for an audience of children.

National Geographic Kids
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Watch animal cameras, learn interesting tidbits about animals, see and share photos of nature, learn about different countries and try science experiments on Kids.NationalGeographic.com. These activities don't even begin to scratch the surface of the National Geographic Kids website. There's also a "Little Kids" section for the younger explorers in your home.