Accelerated Math
Accelerated Math

Cybersleuth - Search engine for MS students

The Amazing Picture Machine  -Search for pictures on any topic.


Holiday Resources

Homework Helpers

Homework SpotK-12 articles, themes, field trips, references and more

Homework Helper- Many useful site listed by subject

DiscoverySchool for StudentsHomework helper links by subject area.
Ask on Expert-Connects you with hundreds of experts, from astronauts to zookeepers.Connects you with hundreds of experts, from astronauts to zookeepers.

Memorize - Studying With Flashcards & Diagrams

Flashcard Machine- a web application that enables users to create interactive web-based study flash cards and share them with others.

Flash Card Maker

Webster's Dictionary- Connects you to Webster's dictionary online.

Building Houses with Side View - student constructs a block figure (dynamic, perspective drawing) to match (10 different figures)

US Map Game
Shockwave Flash
Drag the State Names onto the map. CHALLENGE A FRIEND!

Internet 4 Classrooms - Sites to Help Parents Help Their Children

Classroom Help:  Interactive sites to help students prepare for their LA & Math assessments.


Khan Academy -  29,451,550 Lessons delivered

WebMath - provides calculating and instructional support for solving math problems.

Math Practice

Math TV - Professional video lessons in mathematics. Covers basic math through calculus.

Math EOG Practice - Practice EOG questions online

Math Warehouse - Interactive MATH activities

Visual Math Learning - Understanding mathematics through insight, concept, and perception.

Learning Games for Kids

Learn with Math Games


Primary Games

Problem Solving
Photo Problem of the Day

Making Glyphs
Lesson Plans from the Federal Government
Fantastic Foldables

General Online Resources for Kids

Upper level Math Tutorials

Awesome Math Games

Cool Math Games - Bloxorz

Fun Activities & Sites with more links

Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt -Think you can lead the Lewis and Clark expedition?

Kerpoof - Doodle; create cards, stories, etc.  

The Incredible Art Department - The incredible art department – art lessons and lots of art info

New York Philharmonic Kids Zone! -Create an instrument, meet a composer, and learn about an orchestra.

The Problem Site - Play Educational Games, Solve Problems & Puzzles!

Rebus Puzzles  Rebus puzzles (also known as word puzzles or frame puzzles) is a NIEHS kids site that hosts a collection of Rebus brain teasers.  The brain teasers each have a drop down menu that reveals the answer to the puzzle. 

Sketchpad - online drawing/paint pad

Bomomo is an interesting drawing utility that creates images out of controlled chaos.

Mutapic is drawing tool that has users select a set of parameters then the program creates an image.



Poetry Pantry Field Trip

Famous Poets and Poems    

Poetry Fun

Poetry 4 Kids

Keyboard Practice - Typing at the speed of thought

Keyboarding Resources for Your Computer - resources to learn basic, intermediate, and advanced keyboarding skills to sail through Middle School and into High School with flying colors

Typing Web - Free online typing tutor

Keyboarding Practice - a series of 17 drills to help you improve your keyboarding technique and speed.

Free typing tutor online 

Keyboarding Games & Exercises

Dance Mat Typing - A fun colorful website with animation and games introducing touch typing


Educational Games & Game Resources

1. XP Math is a good place to find math games, math videos, math worksheets, and math e-books. The games section of XP Math offers games for basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and probability. Create an account on XP Math and you can keep track of your scores.

2. Word Twist is an online version of the popular board game, Boggle. Word Twist comes in two versions a four by four grid and a five by five grid. The purpose of Word Twist is to identify as many words as possible using the letters in the grid.

3. Super Text Twist is a simple word game similar to Word Twist which asks plays to identify words from a set of jumbled letters. The Super Text Twist game be played online or downloaded for use offline.

4. Parade of Games in Powerpoint was developed by faculty at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.Parade of Games in Powerpoint provides teachers with games and game templates for classroom use. The games and game templates are available for download in Powerpoint format. Some of the games and game templates that teachers can find on Parade of Games in Powerpoint include Bingo, Jeopardy, and scavenger hunts.

5. Arcademic Skill Builders offers a collection of twenty-one quality games for sharpening math and language arts skills. All of the games can be played online and six of the games are even enabled for play using a Nintendo Wii remote.

6. The Problem Site is loaded with great games for students. Some of the games are traditional "hang-man" style games, some of the games are traditional games with a twist,and some of the games are completely new. Each game is designed to help students develop problem solving skills. The games are categorized as word games, math games, or strategy games.

7. Ghost Blastersis designed to help students learn to multiply and divide quickly in their heads. To play Ghost Blasters select a multiple of which each"bad" ghost will have a value that is a multiple of that which you chose. Students then use their mouse to blast every "bad" ghost. Forexample, if I select "5" at the beginning then all bad ghosts will display a multiple of 5. I then have to blast all of the bad ghosts to gain points, but if I blast a "good" ghost (a ghost that does not have a multiple of 5) I lose points.

8. Learning Games for Kids offers games for mathematics as well as many other content areas. Most of the games on Learning Games for Kids can be played directly on the website although some do link out to other sources.

9. Learn With Math Games is a site that I like because it offers online games as well as PDF templates for games that teachers and students can play in their classrooms. Learn With Math Games is organized by grade level and by mathematics topic.

10. Gamequarium developed by Diana Dell(a great person to follow on Twitter by the way) offers an excellent catalog of mathematics games and video demonstrations of mathematics functions.

11. Primary Games offers a collection of mathematics games as well as games for other content areas. You can grab some of the games on Primary Games and embed them into your own blog or website.

12. Grammar Ninjais a fun game for students to play as they develop a working knowledge of the parts of speech. Grammar Ninja has three levels for students towork through. As long as you answer questions correctly, they continue through the game, but answer incorrectly and the words explode.

14. The World Food Programme's website offers students a large selection of educational online games and activities. The games are categorized by age group. Some of the games, like Food Force, are about world hunger while other games are more general in nature.

15. Taking it Global, an organization for youth interested in global issues, has a smal lgames section that includes a game based on the flags of the world. Flags of the World asks students to match flags to their respective countries. After matching each flag to its country students can click the "learn more"link to find more information about that country.

16. Shape It Up is one of many good educational games and activities on Kinetic CityShape It Upis an activity that would be good for use in an Earth Science lesson. The activity presents students with "before" and"after" images of a piece of Earth. Students then have to select the force nature and the span of time it took to create the "after"picture. If students choose incorrectly, Shape It Up will tell the student and they can choose again.

17. The Houghton Mifflin Company produces Grammar BlastGrammar Blast offers 35 interactive grammar activities for students in grades two through five.

18. The Grammar Practice Park produced by Harcourt School Publishers provides 12 games for students in grades three, four, and five.

19. The British Council's Learn English website offers 69 interactive activities for learning the rules of grammar. The activities are not listed by grade level so you will have to preview them to determine which activities are best suited for your students.

20. Maggie's Learning Adventures visitors will find five grammar activities as well as activities for learning Spanish, Math, and Science.

21. The BBC's Skillswise website is a great resource for a wide variety of content areas. On the grammar and spelling page there are 21 activities suitable for students of middle school and high school age.

22. Playing History is a collection of 128 games related to topics in US and World History as well as civics and geography. The games come from a variety of sources across the web. Feedback on every game and suggestions for future additions are welcomed by the hosts of the site. Visitors to Playing History can search for games by using the tag cloud, by using the search box, or just browse through the entire list.

23. Think About Historyis a fun trivia game on The object of the game is to crossthe playing board by correctly answering a sequence of history triviaquestions. The game has multiple levels that get progressively moredifficult throughout the game. The questions on Think About History are a mix of video-based and text-based questions. The game can be played as an individual game or a two player game.

24. Fling the Teacheris a website containing 68 history quiz games. All of the quizzes haveat least fifteen questions and a few of the games have more than 100questions. The average is 30-45 questions per quiz. Prior to startingeach quiz game students can create their own custom game character.

25. Scavenger Hunt Through History is a game designed to be played by students in junction with Freedom: A History of US produced by PBS. Freedom: A History of UScontains is an overview of US history containing videos, documents, andpictures. In addition to the resources previously mentioned, their arequizzes for students to test their knowledge.

26. National Geographic Kidshas a wide variety of games, puzzles, and activities for students ofelementary school age. National Geographic Kids has nine gamesspecifically for developing geography skills.

27. Learning Togetheroffers four activities for learning about the geography of the UnitedStates. Learning Together also offers a game about world geography anda game about European geography.

28. Owl and Mouse Educational Software offers nine, free, interactive maps for students. The maps cover every continent except Antarctica.

29. Traveler IQ Challenge has 14 interactive geography games. The activities can be embedded in a blog or website.

30. Geosenseis a fun way to use and improve your knowledge of world geography.Players can play against the computer or challenge another player. Geosense can be played anonymously or you can register and have your scores recorded for you. There are four Geosense maps (US, World, Europe, or advanced) that players can select from.

31. Smarty Gamesfeatures games for developing basic mathematics and reading skills.There are six mathematics games covering basic addition, subtraction,multiplication, and division. The reading section has two alphabetgames and nine animated stories. In addition to the mathematics andreading activities,Smarty Games offers activities for learning to read a clock, puzzles, mazes, coloring activities.

32. Planet In Action is a fun website that features three games based on Google Earth. All three games utilize Google Earth imagery and navigation. The three games are Ships, Places, and Moon Lander. In "Places" you navigate,from a helicopter view, five popular places including the Grand Canyon.In "Ships" you become the captain of a fleet of ships to navigate famous ports of call. And in "Moon Lander" you take control of the Apollo 11 moon lander and guide the "Eagle" to touch-down.

33. The National Center for Education Statistics hosts a collection of games and tools for students. Dare to Compare is a quiz section of Kids' Zone where students can test their knowledge of civics, economics, history, geography, mathematics, and science .After taking each quiz the students are shown the correct answers. Dare to Compare also allows students to see the national and international average rate of correct answers.

34. Brain Bashers offers visitors a nice selection of word games, logic games, and puzzles. Brain Bashers is updated regularly with many games that change daily and new games added every week.Brain Bashers was developed and is maintained by Kevin Stone. Kevin Stone is a mathematics teacher in England.

35. The Discovery Channel website lets you test your trivia knowledge while playing the same quizzes the contestants on Cash Cab play. Play the Cash Cab quiz game and earn fictitious money for every question you answer correctly. Answer three questions incorrectly and the game is over.