Learning Links


MATH

The Art of Problem Solving
Math Levels: Pre-Algbera – Algebra (approximately 3rd – 11th grade)

Algebra Help  
For students just beginning Algebra to students already deeply immersed in it who need a little review on a topic or two, this site shows step-by-step how to attack all the important algebraic concepts.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy is full of helpful videos explaining all sorts of math topics and other school subjects, too. When you login you see a home screen and your child can even take a math pre-test to see where he/she is starting.

Patrick JMT
The "JMT" in Patrick JMT stands for "Just Math Tutorials." Similar to Khan Academy, this top 10 math website has clear math videos on many math topics. Math Levels: 3rd-12th+ (arithmetic through Calculus) 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Tween Tribune
TeenTribune, TweenTribune,TTEspañol and TTJunior – the daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens – where you'll find the most compelling, relevant and interesting news for 55 million kids in K-12 and their 3.5 million teachers.

Newsela
Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news.

Flashcard Stash
Flashcard Stash allows you to create and customize your own digital flashcards. You can create flashcards with anything, such as dates for History class, vocabulary for French class, or words for the SAT.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Maps 101
Maps101 is a services for K-12 schools with the purpose of supplementing and complimenting traditional history, social studies and geography curriculum materials. Maps101.com is a web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps.

SCIENCE

Twig
Twig comprises thousands of films, images and additional materials to support teaching and learning across the curriculum. 

Web Adventures
Web Adventures is a web site with a collection of Flash games in which you may explore science and health related subjects, including forensic science, microbiology, neuroscience, and body systems. 

Engineer Your Life
Engineer Your Life A guide to engineering for high school girls. 

TECHNOLOGY

Typing Pal
Typing Pal is the district resource for learning to type and keyboarding.

RESEARCH

World Book Online Encyclopedia
An online Encyclopedia offering general knowledge on a variety of subjects both in English and Spanish.

Grolier Encyclopedia
A multimedia, online encyclopedia offering articles, videos, and maps on a variety of topics.

NebraskaAccess
The Library Commission is the host organization for the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB), a state affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. NebraskAccess offers Nebraska residents with free online access to thousands of full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, biographical and business information, genealogical resources, and more.

ART

Paint by Idioms
Idioms add color to language. Help FunBrain.com's grand master, Salvabear Dali, finish his paintings by identifying the correct expression.

ADDITIONAL SITES

ABCYa 
Free games created or approved by teachers to help with learning in math and language arts.

Sheppard's Software 
Hundreds of free, online, educational games for kids in many subjects - (geography, math, animals, science) with many levels and activities for learners of any age.

Grand Island Public Library
Access the local public library card catalog, online database resources for research, access Live Homework Help, download eZinio magazines, and keep informed about children, teen, and adult services and programs available at the Grand Island Public Library.

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) Testing