Education Links

Math

Multiplication Practice

This link is another great site for practicing multiplication facts!

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/interactive.htm

 
Virtual Manipulatives

Online math manipulatives that can be used to practice skills and strategies. 

http://nlvm.usu.edu/

Math Magician

Fun games to practice multiplication tables.

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html

Math Curriculum

Our math curriculum with pages to help practice skills. 

http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-4

Math Playground

An action-packed site for elementary school students. Play a math game, solve a logic puzzle, and have some fun!

http://www.mathplayground.com/

 Geometry Practice

http://www.k-5mathteachingresources.com/Geometry-Interactive-Whiteboard-Resources.html   

Interactive Protractor Practice 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/protractor-using.html  

http://mrnussbaum.com/protractor/  

http://www.abcya.com/measuring_angles.htm  

http://www.mathplayground.com/measuringangles.html  

Equivalent Fractions 

http://www.abcya.com/equivalent_fractions_bingo.htm  

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/memory_equivalent1.htm 

Thinking Blocks

Thinking Blocks teaches students how to model and solve math word problems.

http://www.mathplayground.com/thinkingblocks.html

Math Landing

They have a great search engine to meet the needs of your student!

http://www.mathlanding.org/

More Illuminations resources

Worth checking out!

http://illuminations.nctm.org/

NRICH

Logic puzzles, tangrams, Ken-Ken, and more!

http://nrich.maths.org/primary-upper

Mixing in Math (TERC)

Great site that builds skills in all mathematical areas.

http://mixinginmath.terc.edu/

Multiplication and Division 

Practice by taking a trip around the world!

http://www.quia.com/mathjourney.html

Reading

National Geographic for Kids

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

CNN Student News

Current events, international news, and more! This link is geared for older students, so monitor your student as they explore this site.

http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/index.html

Time for Kids

This is a great source for current events, homework help, and nightly reading!

http://www.timeforkids.com/

Spelling Practice

Type your spelling words in the box on the left. The program will then give you a practice spelling test. 

http://www.spellingcity.com/ 

Garfield Sequence

Put the Garfield comic strips in order (sequence) and then answer some questions related to the strip. 

http://www.professorgarfield.org/ReadingRing/Strips/strips.html

Wordle

A fun way to organize similar thoughts about one a topic. Many different choices available. 

http://www.wordle.net/

Science/ Social Studies

Rock Cycle

An interactive version of the rock cycle.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/

Birthstones

Find out about the different birthstones.

http://www.mikids.com/birthstones.html

Minerals In Action

Find out which minerals are used in every day items. 

http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/minerals-your-house

Minerals Around the House

Find out which minerals are used to make every day items. 

http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/minerals/usage/index.htm

Food and Nutrition

Information regarding different parts of the food pyramid with lots of examples. Plus, plan healthy meals in the blast off game!

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/index.html

http://www.math-play.com/equivalent-fractions-game.html 
 

Animal Adaptations Games 

http://interactivesites.weebly.com/animal-adaptations.html

Turtle Facts:
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/green-sea-turtle/#green-sea-turtle-closeup-underwater.jpg 
AND
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/leatherback-sea-turtle/#leatherback-sea-turtle-surf-ocean-beach.jpg 
AND
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/education/turtles.htm 

Endangered species: 
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/endangered_animals/overview.htm 

Impact on oceans:
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/marine/marine-pages-kids/effects-human-impacts
AND
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150212-ocean-debris-plastic-garbage-patches-science/

Global warming:
http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/impacts/effects/ecosystems.html 

Deforestation:
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/deforestation-overview/ 

World Wildlife habitat destruction:
http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/species/problems/habitat_loss_degradation/

Technology that is saving wildlife:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/01/160120-squishy-fingers-robotic-hands-corals-rovs/ 
AND
http://kidsvillenews.com/2014/08/kids/technology-helps-animal/ 


Cherokee Indians

Learn about the Cherokee Indian tribes. 

http://www.georgiatribeofeasterncherokee.com/cherokeeclans.htm