Educational Sites for Summer Help By Karen Brooks 6/8/11
Educational Sites  for  Summer Help
Overview <ul><li>This informational session will look at educational and fun websites for students in K-12 education to he...
Resources for Presentation <ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/dembe01/summer </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.slideshare.net/kb...
Video Digital Dossier http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =79IYZVYIVLA
All My Favs – Educational Tab   http:// edu.allmyfaves.com /
Fun Activities http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/activities-projects/watching-garden-grow-30277.h...
Parent Resources ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/
Parent Resources ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources /
2011 Summer Read http://www.readingrockets.org/books/summer/2011?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Hootsuite&utm_campaign=RRSo...
Resources for Parents <ul><li>Mom’s Homeroom -  http://momshomeroom.msn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Activities for Kids ...
2011 Reading Lists <ul><li>More </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ALA 2011 Kids Book List   http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awa...
K-2 Reading and Ability Level
K-2 Summer Resources <ul><li>Starfall  – Phonemic awareness, phonics and fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Orson’s Farm: Phonemic ...
<ul><li>Arthur Games  from PBS Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Games – Letters To... </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Games – Poetry...
<ul><li>ISpy  from Scholastic </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Center </li></ul><ul><li>Read and Write with Clifford from Schola...
<ul><li>Construct A Word  from ReadWriteThink </li></ul><ul><li>Word Wizard  from ReadWriteThink </li></ul><ul><li>What’s ...
<ul><li>Sound and Letter Time  from Scholastic </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Weather Watch...
<ul><li>Dragonfly  no longer maintained by University of Miami, but still available. </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic Special ...
<ul><li>Moppet Games   Fund educational games kids 3-12. </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Sesame Games </li></ul><ul><li>Brain Pop  J...
3-5 Ability and Reading Levels
<ul><li>Kids Lab http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/samoset/SRW3.htm </li></ul><ul><li>KidsHealth </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>PBS Science Games   Designed for Middle School grades. </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Designed Squad Projects  Designed for...
<ul><li>Picture Book Maker </li></ul><ul><li>StoryBird </li></ul><ul><li>I Know That   This site is a supplement to educat...
<ul><li>Discovery Math Homework Help </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Summer Post Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on Activities and Gam...
6-8 Ability and Reading Levels
<ul><li>It’s My Life   PBS Site </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic Character Scrapbook </li></ul><ul><li>BBC  Bitesize </li></ul>
<ul><li>Financial Lessons  </li></ul><ul><li>Kids Know It </li></ul><ul><li>Pico Cricket </li></ul>
<ul><li>Bright Horizons Summer Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Food Detectives </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Math Games </li><...
9-12 Ability and Reading Levels
High School http:// ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/hs/home/home/index.htm
Magnetic Poetry   http:// www.magneticpoetry.com/poetgame/create.cfm?k =5
Jefferson Labs http:// education.jlab.org/indexpages/elementgames.php
BBC World History http:// www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/worldhistory /
Playing History http:// playinghistory.org /
More resources on Delicious.com <ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/Middle_School </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/...
Other
BBC Learning http:// www.bbc.co.uk /learning/
Discovery Education Summer Activities http:// school.discoveryeducation.com /parents/summer/
2010 Recommended Reading Lists
Continued
Alice StoryTelling http:// www.alice.org /   <ul><li>Carnegie Mellon makes downloads of the Alice software available for f...
Scratch http:// scratch.mit.edu /
http:// school.familyeducation.com /
Check out the US Department of Education http://www2.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml
Don’t forget to check teacher websites & District Websites!
Other Resources to Check Out <ul><li>Family suggested iPad and Phone Apps for Kids -  http://familyinternet.about.com/od/s...
Thanks for attending! <ul><li>[email_address]   </li></ul>
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Educational sites for summer help 2011

  1. 1. Educational Sites for Summer Help By Karen Brooks 6/8/11
  2. 2. Educational Sites for Summer Help
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>This informational session will look at educational and fun websites for students in K-12 education to help make their summer both fun and educational while on the computer. Websites will be discussed and broken down by grade level. In addition, resources will be provided for both the parent and the teacher. This session is part of the Parent Informational Series. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Resources for Presentation <ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/dembe01/summer </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.slideshare.net/kbrooks </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.calameo.com/accounts/285487 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.karenbrooksucboces.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.karenbrooks.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Express on Facebook.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. Video Digital Dossier http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =79IYZVYIVLA
  6. 6. All My Favs – Educational Tab http:// edu.allmyfaves.com /
  7. 7. Fun Activities http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/activities-projects/watching-garden-grow-30277.html?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=ReadingRockets.org Reading Rockets on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/ReadingRockets.org
  8. 8. Parent Resources ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/
  9. 9. Parent Resources ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources /
  10. 10. 2011 Summer Read http://www.readingrockets.org/books/summer/2011?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Hootsuite&utm_campaign=RRSocialMedia <ul><li>Download the 2011 guide for all ages (491K PDF)* </li></ul><ul><li>Books for 6-9 Year Olds </li></ul><ul><li>Books for 3-6 Year Olds </li></ul><ul><li>Books for 0-3 Year Olds </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Books </li></ul>
  11. 11. Resources for Parents <ul><li>Mom’s Homeroom - http://momshomeroom.msn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Activities for Kids - http://www.activitiesforkids.com/summer/calendar.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Mail Just 4 Me – Summer Fun - http://mailjust4me.com/play/summer1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Kaboose – Summer Activities - http://holidays.kaboose.com/summer/ + Newsletter + Crafts  </li></ul><ul><li>Martha Stewart 60 Summer Activities for Kids - http://www.marthastewart.com/photogallery/60-summer-activities-for-kids </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Kids at Home - http://www.creativekidsathome.com/summerkidsactivities2.html </li></ul><ul><li>Activity TV - http://www.activitytv.com/summer-activities-for-kids </li></ul><ul><li>80+ Inexpensive or Free Activities for Kids this Summer - http://www.crystalandcomp.com/2011/05/80-inexpensive-or-free-summer-activities-for-kids/ </li></ul><ul><li>Disney Go – Summer Fun - http://familyfun.go.com/summer/ </li></ul>
  12. 12. 2011 Reading Lists <ul><li>More </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ALA 2011 Kids Book List http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb/index.cfm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cslpreads.org/pubfiles/pdf/2011/OWMS_bib.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K-6 Book list http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/panda/subjectlinks/elemSRL2011.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books for Boys - http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/toppicks/a/books_boys.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6-9 Recommended Reading http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/panda/subjectlinks/2011MidSchoolSumRdgList.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9-12 Summer Reading - http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/panda/subjectlinks/summerReadingHS2011.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Horn Book – Summer Reading http://www.hbook.com/resources/books/summer.asp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NEH Summertime Favorites - http://www.neh.gov/projects/summertimefavorites.html </li></ul></ul>http://www.haisln.org/recommendedreadinglists.html
  13. 13. K-2 Reading and Ability Level
  14. 14. K-2 Summer Resources <ul><li>Starfall – Phonemic awareness, phonics and fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Orson’s Farm: Phonemic Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>GameGoo </li></ul><ul><li>Building Language and Literacy from Scholastic </li></ul><ul><li>Study Dog – Supports all 5 building blocks to reading </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Arthur Games from PBS Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Games – Letters To... </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Games – Poetry Club </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Games – Muffy’s Wardrobe </li></ul><ul><li>Story Scramble </li></ul><ul><li>Unmatching Game </li></ul><ul><li>Between the Lions Games from PBS Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Digby Mole’s Word Games from BBC; end sounds, first sounds, and rhymes </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>ISpy from Scholastic </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Center </li></ul><ul><li>Read and Write with Clifford from Scholastic </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Construct A Word from ReadWriteThink </li></ul><ul><li>Word Wizard from ReadWriteThink </li></ul><ul><li>What’s in the Bag from ReadWriteThink </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Match from ReadWriteThink </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Sound and Letter Time from Scholastic </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Weather Watcher (Listen & Read) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Here Come the Frogs! (Listen & Read) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insect World Records (Listen & Read) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing Up Gater (Listen & Read) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet Mr. President (Listen & Read) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welcome Back, Bald Eagles! (Listen & Read) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Dragonfly no longer maintained by University of Miami, but still available. </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic Special Reports </li></ul><ul><li>National Geographic for Kids Stories from Around the World Includes Videos, Activites and Games. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Moppet Games Fund educational games kids 3-12. </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Sesame Games </li></ul><ul><li>Brain Pop Jr </li></ul><ul><li>Paid site, but </li></ul><ul><li>some free </li></ul><ul><li>materials </li></ul>
  21. 21. 3-5 Ability and Reading Levels
  22. 22. <ul><li>Kids Lab http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/samoset/SRW3.htm </li></ul><ul><li>KidsHealth </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Raising Readers </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>PBS Science Games Designed for Middle School grades. </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Designed Squad Projects Designed for Middle School Grades </li></ul><ul><li>ABC Teach Science Experiments Most are designed for Upper Elementary </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Picture Book Maker </li></ul><ul><li>StoryBird </li></ul><ul><li>I Know That This site is a supplement to education programs and has both online and offline activities. </li></ul><ul><li>CAST UDL Book Builder </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Discovery Math Homework Help </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Summer Post Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on Activities and Games 286 Pages of activities! </li></ul>
  26. 26. 6-8 Ability and Reading Levels
  27. 27. <ul><li>It’s My Life PBS Site </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic Character Scrapbook </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Bitesize </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Financial Lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Kids Know It </li></ul><ul><li>Pico Cricket </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Bright Horizons Summer Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Food Detectives </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Math Games </li></ul>
  30. 30. 9-12 Ability and Reading Levels
  31. 31. High School http:// ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/hs/home/home/index.htm
  32. 32. Magnetic Poetry http:// www.magneticpoetry.com/poetgame/create.cfm?k =5
  33. 33. Jefferson Labs http:// education.jlab.org/indexpages/elementgames.php
  34. 34. BBC World History http:// www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/worldhistory /
  35. 35. Playing History http:// playinghistory.org /
  36. 36. More resources on Delicious.com <ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/Middle_School </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/parent_resource </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/ss </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/art </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/music </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/science </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/math </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/ela </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/languages </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/internet_safety </li></ul>
  37. 37. Other
  38. 38. BBC Learning http:// www.bbc.co.uk /learning/
  39. 39. Discovery Education Summer Activities http:// school.discoveryeducation.com /parents/summer/
  40. 40. 2010 Recommended Reading Lists
  41. 41. Continued
  42. 42. Alice StoryTelling http:// www.alice.org / <ul><li>Carnegie Mellon makes downloads of the Alice software available for free at www.alice.org . </li></ul><ul><li>Eight textbooks on Alice have been written. Alice is used by 10 percent of U.S. colleges and in many high schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Also available is a version for middle school children called &quot;Storytelling Alice,&quot; which was designed by Caitlin Kelleher, Pausch's Ph.D. student, to appeal in particular to young girls with hopes of increasing female interest in computer science careers. </li></ul>
  43. 43. Scratch http:// scratch.mit.edu /
  44. 44. http:// school.familyeducation.com /
  45. 45. Check out the US Department of Education http://www2.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml
  46. 46. Don’t forget to check teacher websites & District Websites!
  47. 47. Other Resources to Check Out <ul><li>Family suggested iPad and Phone Apps for Kids - http://familyinternet.about.com/od/software/tp/ipad_apps_kids_families.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Home – The Summer Learning Place - http://www.megaskillshsi.org/media/docs/summerLearningPlace.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Reading Brochure - http://www.rif.org/documents/us/summer_reading.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Plant http://www.rif.org/kids/readingplanet.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Rockets 10 Weeks of Summer Reading - http://www.readingrockets.org/article/391 </li></ul><ul><li>Six Games for Reading - http://www.readingrockets.org/article/79 </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts Games online - http://childparenting.about.com/od/languageartsgamesonline/Language_Arts_Games_Online.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling Games for Kids - http://homeparents.about.com/cs/homeschooling/a/spell_games.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Three Easy Sight Word Games - http://childparenting.about.com/od/makeathomewordgames/a/sightwordgames.htm </li></ul><ul><li>YRCA - http://www.pnla.org/yrca/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Top 20 th Century Children’s Literature - http://www.randomhouse.com/features/treasury/vote/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Read Aloud Handbook - http://childrensbooks.about.com/cs/readalouds/fr/readaloudhandbk.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Public Library Book Search Page http://www.cmlibrary.org/bookhive/ </li></ul>
  48. 48. Thanks for attending! <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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