Educational Resources for Parents and Students:
http://www.supersummary.com/reading-comprehension-guide/ – reading comprehension resources for students, parents, and teachers!
www.IXL.com – is a great website for solidifying math skills from pre-school through Algebra and Geometry!!
The following sites have been added by the Kindergarten teachers:
The Computer Lab – K5 – 5th grade Educational Resources from Hershey Christian School. This site provides students with technical computer training, which can be used to explore all other content areas such as numbers, literacy, social studies, Bible, etc. A safe place for students to learn, this site has something for everyone.
www.abcya.com – ABCya.com is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children’s educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. (borrowed from website)
www.primarygames.com – A large volume of games for Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Science.
www.readwritethink.org – Select the Parent & After-school Resources tab. This link provides simple ideas of games you can make and play at home with your child. So, not only are they reviewing letters and sounds, but they are spending quality time with you. It’s a win-win situation! Enjoy!
Online Safety Links
Issues concerning Families:
There are a myriad of resources available for parents & children online. Here is a sampling of ones CCA thinks would benefit you in regards to parenting and bettering your child’s education. If you know of a resource we don’t have listed, please contact us.
Plugged In Online – Focus on the Family’s media review site
i-SAFE – The worldwide leader in Internet safety education
Laptops For Kids! – Ideas for keeping kids safe while providing them with rich educational opportunities on the internet. Internet Safety.
Focus on the Family – Nurturing and defending the God-ordained institution of the family and promoting biblical truths worldwide
FCC Parent’s Place – An array of information to help parents monitor the communications that their children can access
Flu.gov – Know what to do about the Flu
Lock SafeSearch – Google’s new content filtering lock feature
Web Research for Kids – A safe way for students to do research on the internet – tips / websites / cautions
The following websites were suggested by 6 spectacular students of a technology class at Valley Charter School District in California:
www.cyberbullying.org – from Bella-Lyn
www.makeadifferenceforkids.org – from Ben M.
www.cyberbullying.us/resources.php – from Angela P.