Great Websites for Students

Posted: September 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

Looking for some ideas for kids on computers?  Check out some of these that I’ve recently stumbled across–learning and fun can be a great combination!  This is by no means exhaustive–what great websites have your found?  Add your ideas in the comments section!

http://www.funology.com/ (OK…this one is great for teachers–interesting ideas!)
http://www.funbrain.com/
http://www.numbaland.com/ (Grades 3-8 Math)
http://calculationnation.nctm.org/ (Grades 3-8 Math)
http://www.mangahigh.com/en_us/games (Grades 5-12 Math)
http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspResourceCatalog (Find games based on state or common core standard)
http://www.tigweb.org/games/ (Grades 6-12–lots of interesting thinking games)
http://games.noaa.gov/ (Grades 3-6 Science)
http://www.icivics.org/games (Grades 5-12–simulations, Civics related, pretty cool!)
http://www.abcya.com/ (Grades K-5, teacher created games, lots of games divided by grade level)
http://hoodamath.com/ (Has some interactive games for the whiteboard)
http://gamestarmechanic.com/ (lots of games, kids can create their own games, too)
http://pbskids.org/games/ (mainly for younger students–some games are not free)
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html (NASA)
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/ (educational, interactive, and yes, some games!)
http://www.sfskids.org/templates/musicLabF.asp?pageid=23 (Music–from the San Francisco Symphony)
http://storybird.com/ (K-6 Collaborative book writing)
http://www.storylineonline.net/ (listen to books being read to you–by people like Betty White!)
http://www.starfall.com/ (great for emergent readers)
http://www.aaamath.com/ (K-8 Math)
http://www.factmonster.com/ (find lots of great facts)
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/ (creating graphs)
http://www.cybrary.org/ (grades 3-8)
http://www.spellingcity.com/?task=view (Vocab and Spelling)
http://education.jlab.org/million/index.html (Science)

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