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Hello Legacy Academy Parents,

Here are some amazing links to be able to help your students at home. Some are academic, and some are just for fun. Enjoy.

 

Elementary Resources

https://www.brainpop.com/BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12, together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music.

https://kahoot.com/ Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform, used as educational, interactive technology. Its learning games, "Kahoots", are multiple-choice quizzes that allow user generation and can be accessed via a web browser or the Kahoot app. There are many premade Kahoot is accessible on the website covering a wide range of topics (think Jeopardy but for school!).

https://www.education.com/resources/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI147M96Kp6AIVpf_jBx1uggkMEAAYAyAAEgKmNvD_BwE  Education.com’s “Learning Library” provides hundreds of worksheets for grades Pre-K through 5th. You can sort and search the worksheet database by either grade level or subject and can even filter for specific themes (such as sports or holidays!). You must make a free account to download the worksheets.

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-tools/articles/resources/scholastic-learn-at-home--free-resources-for-school-closures.html# Scholastic Learn at Homeprovides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school. You can tailor the plan for grades Pre-K through 12. The site will give your student daily tasks and articles to read on a wide range of topics.

https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy is currently providing daily learning schedules for students ages 4-18. These schedules are broken down by the hour, and provides clear tasks, links, and assignments for math, reading, grammar, writing, and science to keep students on track. Besides that, Khan Academy has a plethora of resources, including videos and games, explaining academic concepts.

https://outschool.com/#abk80b2pux Spark your child’s curiosity with access to 10,000 small group video chat classes—created and taught by inspiring teachers. All subjects including coding, music and art, instruction ranges from one class to a full semester. Click join for free course options (there’s also some classes for $5).

https://www.starfall.com/h/ Starfall provides free reading-based games with no advertisements on their page. On the Starfall website and in Starfall classrooms, children have fun while learning in an environment of collaboration, wonderment, and play. They teach through positive reinforcement to ensure children become confident, intrinsically motivated, and successful.

https://www.abcmouse.com/abt/homepage?8a08850bc2=T3450354034.1584716683.6697The ABCMouse provides over 850 different lessons for students grades Pre-K through 2nd. The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 850 lessons in ten levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next one and is motivated to continue learning by ABCmouse.com's Tickets and Rewards System.

https://www.raz-kids.com/ Raz-Kids makes reading accessible (and fun) for students through games and books. There are 400+ ebooks and quizzes, spanning 29 different reading levels. Quizzes test comprehension and will provide a running record of improvement across books and quizzes taken by the student.

https://pbskids.org/PBS Kids is providing daily activities and tips to help learning from home. They have hundreds of kid friendly games, articles, and videos on a wide range of topics and PBS programming.

https://www.coolmath.com/Has both lesson plans and games for math topics ranging from pre-algebra to calculus. Though there are a lot of non-academic games on this site, there are some good resources and games for those struggling to understand early high school math concepts.

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Provides educational games, quizzes, and videos in history and science. Students can explore different topics or use the daily “brain boosters”.

https://www.kidsdiscover.com/?source=google&medium=paid%20search&campaign=brand&adgroup=general&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9tSw6bOp6AIVd__jBx0T9QiOEAAYASAAEgIOqvD_BwEProvides a cross-curricular experience through science, social studies, and ELA into one reading platform for students grades 3-8! There are several lessons and learning plans to choose from, depending on your students’ needs and grade level.

https://www.abcya.com/ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6. Our activities are designed by parents and educators, who understand that children learn better if they are having fun. Young learners will love working with Fuzz Bugs to recognize consonant blends, or taking a stroll through a gnome’s garden to practice measuring in centimeters and inches. And adults can rest assured that kids are staying on track with Common Core standards.

https://www.ducksters.com/Provides articles and resources regarding a wide array of subjects, such as history, science, and geography. There are also games that quiz and help students learn about these topics.

https://www.switchzoo.com/ This website allows you to switch around animal body parts to make fun original animals. They also provide resources and articles about various animals and their lifestyles.

https://reading.ecb.org/Into the Bookis a reading comprehension resource for elementary students and teachers. They focus on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing

https://www.seussville.com/Provides links and videos of Dr. Seuss’s works. There are animations, games, and videos talking about Dr. Seuss and his books!

https://www.funbrain.com/Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.

https://www.storylineonline.net/Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Benning, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

https://www.highlightskids.com/ This site provides reading material, educational games and activities for students. It is mostly targeted at younger students, but also provides fun “break” activities such as quizzes and videos.

https://www.gonoodle.com/GoNoodle is a site for educational games and at home interactive energizers. Students can follow along with the videos.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/free-educational-apps-games-and-websites This website provides reviews of the content within media (such as books, movies, and songs) in order to screen before showing their students.

Middle School and High School Resources

https://www.brainpop.com/BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12, together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music.

https://kahoot.com/ Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform, used as educational, interactive technology. Its learning games, "Kahoots", are multiple-choice quizzes that allow user generation and can be accessed via a web browser or the Kahoot app. There are many premade Kahoots accessible on the website covering a wide range of topics (think Jeopardy but for school!).

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-tools/articles/resources/scholastic-learn-at-home--free-resources-for-school-closures.html#  Scholastic Learn at Homeprovides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school. You can tailor the plan for grades Pre-K through 12. The site will give your student daily tasks and articles to read on a wide range of topics.

https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy is currently providing daily learning schedules for students ages 4-18. These schedules are broken down by the hour, and provides clear tasks, links, and assignments for math, reading, grammar, writing, and science to keep students on track. Besides that, Khan Academy has a plethora of resources, including videos and games, explaining academic concepts.

https://outschool.com/#abk80b2pux PSpark your child’s curiosity with access to 10,000 small group video chat classes—created and taught by inspiring teachers. All subjects including coding, music and art, instruction ranges from one class to a full semester. Click join for free course options (there’s also some classes for $5).

https://www.coolmath.com/Has both lesson plans and games for math topics ranging from pre-algebra to calculus. Though there are a lot of non-academic games on this site, there are some good resources and games for those struggling to understand early high school math concepts.

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Provides educational games, quizzes, and videos in history and science. Students can explore different topics or use the daily “brain boosters”.

https://www.kidsdiscover.com/?source=google&medium=paid%20search&campaign=brand&adgroup=general&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9tSw6bOp6AIVd__jBx0T9QiOEAAYASAAEgIOqvD_BwEProvides a cross-curricular experience through science, social studies, and ELA into one reading platform for students grades 3-8! There are several lessons and learning plans to choose from, depending on your students’ needs and grade level.

https://www.abcya.com/ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6. Our activities are designed by parents and educators, who understand that children learn better if they are having fun. Young learners will love working with Fuzz Bugs to recognize consonant blends, or taking a stroll through a gnome’s garden to practice measuring in centimeters and inches. And adults can rest assured that kids are staying on track with Common Core standards.

https://www.ducksters.com/Provides articles and resources regarding a wide array of subjects, such as history, science, and geography. There are also games that quiz and help students learn about these topics.

https://www.switchzoo.com/ This website allows you to switch around animal body parts to make fun original animals. They also provide resources and articles about various animals and their lifestyles.

https://www.funbrain.com/Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.

https://www.highlightskids.com/  This site provides reading material, educational games and activities for students. It is mostly targeted at younger students, but also provides fun “break” activities such as quizzes and videos.

https://www.gonoodle.com/GoNoodle is a site for educational games and at home interactive energizers. Students can follow along with the videos.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/free-educational-apps-games-and-websites This website provides reviews of the content within media (such as books, movies, and songs) in order to screen before showing their students.

For Teachers

https://www.edutopia.org/This website shares evidence and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education. You can either make your own videos or use ones already made by educators.

 

 

 

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