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:: Keyboarding/Typing Practice ::

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/


:: Multi-Subject Learning Sites ::

www.brainpop.com (login required:  username: CMCS / password - community)

www.brainpopjr.com (login required:  username: CMCS / password - community)

www.esp.brainpop.com  (login required:  username: CMCS / password - community)

Education City  Login ID:  138612 / Password:  739944


:: Mathematics ::

www.ixl.com - This site breaks down each of the grade levels into math standards. When you click on the standard, there are questions which tests specific skills, and skill-builder activities. 

www.multiplication.com
One of the most comprehensive sites out there! From Quick Quizzes (either online or printable) to games, this website provides many math games. Diaper derby is a fun one! 

www.aplusmath.com - Build math skills interactively! Visit the game room and play exciting games like Matho and Hidden Picture. Test your math skills with the flash skills. Create and print your own set of flashcards online or see the worksheets section, where you can print worksheets to practice offline. 

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives learner.org Aunty Math-Dupage Children's Museum Cynthia Lanius-Rice University Funbrain-Math Arcade Math Forum @ Drexel

Everyday Math

Visit NutshellMath
Click here for explanations to the problems in your math textbook.

Cosmeo - With Cosmeo, the homework help tool powered by the Discovery Channel, you choose your textbook, type in a page #, click on a problem # and actually hear a teachers voice and see a teachers handwriting explaining how to do that type of problem.

allmath.com

Multiplication games designed to help students learn the times tables.

 MathLeague - The Math League is dedicated to bringing challenging mathematics materials to students. The Math League specializes in math contests, books, and computer software designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for students from the 4th grade through high school. Web Address: http://www.mathleague.com/

MathMastery - Offers engaging educational resources for 3rd-8th grade students, teachers and parents, including animated interactive lessons, daily thematic word problems, beat-the-clock math facts games and family activities. Web Address: http://www.mathmastery.com

Math for Kids: A Medieval Adventure in Problem-Solving
For upper elementary kids to learn how to solve math word problems. All problems have a medieval theme. Kids can even submit their own problems.
Web Address: http://tqjunior.advanced.org/4471

Kids Math
Math lessons and exercises for kids of age 3 to 12, K6.
Web Address: http://www.kidsmath.com/

www.algebrahelp.com 
Help for math students

 
www.internet4classrooms.com 
Great resource for teachers and parents

Math.com
This site provides help in a number of mathematics-related subjects, including basic grade-school math, calculus, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and statistics. Practice exercises are automatically graded, plus this free site also features a glossary, calculators, homework tips, math games, and lesson plans for teachers.
Web Address: http://www.math.com/
 
Games created to help you review your math facts and just have a ton of fun!
 
Purplemath's algebra lessons are written with the student in mind. These lessons emphasize the practicalities rather than the technicalities, demonstrating dependable techniques, warning of likely "trick" questions, and pointing out common mistakes. 
Web Address:  http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm
 
 
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:: Literacy / Reading ::

Capstone Interactive Library  

Read Diary of A Wimpy Kid online!

www.starfall.com

www.more.starfall.com (authorization required: email - pmarton@lausd.net / password - community)

www.storyjumper.com

www.tickettoread.com

 

GrammarBlast 

Have a blast with Grammar Blast! Answer 10 questions and earn up to 100 game points.


www.freerice.com
Test your vocabulary & end world hunger

www.seuessville.com 
Hang with The Cat in the Hat!


World Book Online Reference Center

Miriam-Webster Online

Visual Dictionary


M-W Spell It!

Welcome to Spell It!, the Scripps National Spelling Bee study site created in cooperation with Merriam-Webster. Spell It! focuses on about 700 words, divided into sections by language of origin. 

Word Central
Online dictionary for children and students.