Subject: Reading

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Reading Rockets offers resources, games, and more

Reading Rockets offers resources, games, and more

The Reading Rockets project brings research-based strategies, instructional materials, games, interactive ideas, and resources to educators and families. The site features ideas for teaching reading, helping struggling readers, suggested book lists, and more. In this uncertain time, help your learners keep up on their reading skills by checking out this resource, implementing some new strategies,...

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Science News for Students offers student-friendly articles for ages 9-14

Science News for Students offers student-friendly articles for ages 9-14

Science News for Students offers access to student-friendly news and feature stories about scientific topics. The stories on the site are aimed at readers ages 9-14 and are written in developmentally appropriate language. The site is updated daily, so there is always something fresh for young readers to enjoy. Additionally, the website offers free resources...

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7 free at-home learning packets for early learners

7 free at-home learning packets for early learners

Kids Master Skills is offering 7 at-home learning packets that were created by an occupational therapist for preschool and kindergarten kids. The packets include sight word practice, pencil control, writing practice, yoga cards, handwriting practice, brain breaks, and scissor skills. The packets can be downloaded for free by parents and teachers at https://www.kidsmasterskills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0Hx32iWW1MvuG9dl4biet3IAvBN7hvjn8Hmc1LWbl89I3wZgXi5uykqsc.

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Adventure Academy offers learning activities for kids 8-13

Adventure Academy offers learning activities for kids 8-13

Adventure Academy is offering an extended free trial for students affected by school closures as well as 49% off an annual subscription. This online learning program is for students ages 8-13 and includes learning games and videos for reading, math, science, and social studies. In language arts, students can develop mastery of skills like main...

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KidCitizen offers episodes with primary sources from the Library of Congress

KidCitizen offers episodes with primary sources from the Library of Congress

KidCitizen offers episodes for children to explore civics and government through the investigation of primary source photographs from the Library of Congress. This resource is tailored to meet the educational needs of students in grades K-5. Help your at-home learner find something new to explore at https://www.kidcitizen.net.

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HOMER helps develop key literacy skills through interactive program for ages 2-8

HOMER helps develop key literacy skills through interactive program for ages 2-8

HOMER is program that helps kids have fun while developing key reading skills. The personalized learning program is designed for kids ages 2-8. Skills like ABCs, phonics, sight words, writing letters, and story-telling are practiced through guided lessons. Students are able to listen to stories, participate in interactive learning games, draw, paint, and create their...

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Holiday House offers lessons and resources for parents, educators, kids, and librarians

Holiday House offers lessons and resources for parents, educators, kids, and librarians

Holiday House has compiled resources to help kids learn and grow during school closures. The company has reproducible activities and lesson plans for teachers, librarians, booksellers, and parents. They have also compiled a complete list of Holiday House eBooks that are available from a variety of sources. Other resources offered for educators include guided reading...

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Headsprout offers online reading instruction program for K-5

Headsprout offers online reading instruction program for K-5

Learning A-Z is offering a free trial to sign up for their online K-5  reading instruction program, Headsprout. The program places students within the curriculum by the completion of a pre-assessment to help tailor instruction to their individual needs. This program is self-paced, which makes it ideal for remote learning. 

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Enjoy geographic and culture storytelling on Mapita

Enjoy geographic and culture storytelling on Mapita

Mapita is a site that features beautiful geographic and cultural story-telling, aimed at fostering empathy. Readers can enjoy stories from various countries around the world including India, Australia, Afganistan, Peru, The United States, and Canada, among others. Each story serves as a record of life on our planet. This site can be used for social...

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Make Way for Books offers free books, early literacy tips

Make Way for Books offers free books, early literacy tips

Make Way for Books is an app that helps families with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers gain unlimited access to free, effective, and bilingual books and early literacy resources from their mobile devices. Beyond offering free books, the app also has tips to help parents as they read the books with their kids. The tips prompt...