4-8 LITERACY NIGHT iPad Apps and Internet Resources MATH MATH APPS… • • • • IXL • Over 4,000 skills in math and English language arts mean you will be able to find the content your children are learning in school. Flash to Pass • Your Teacher (Math) FlashToPass Free is an easy-to-use, elegant program designed to facilitate mastering the basic math facts learned in Elementary School. • Each course contains over 100 lessons, and each lesson features video examples, interactive practice, multiple-choice self-tests, a worksheet of extra problems, and more! Brain Pop • The BrainPOP app regularly delivers fresh movies, quizzes, and bonus features. They cover a breadth of relevant topics including current events, historical figures and milestones, holidays, curricular subjects, and more. MATH INTERNET SITES… • Khan Academy • Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. • Cool Math • Cool Math has free online cool math lessons, cool math games and fun math activities. • Hooda Math • Engaging online games that teach math and logic in creative ways -use math to go shopping for clothes, build a bridge, or assemble a machine! READING/LANGUAGE ARTS READING/LANGUAGE ARTS APPS… • iBooks • Can be used for independent reading journals • Book Creator Free • The simple way to create your own iBook. Read them in iBooks and send them to friends • E Reading Worksheets • • www.ereadingworksheets.com Provides teachers, parents, and motivated students with high-quality reading worksheets, activities, and resources aligned with Common Core State Standards NON-FICTION INFORMATION SITES… • Tweentribune.com • Username: Parent-Hic Password: kiwi658 • Features topics about animals, fashion, entertainment, school, science, technology, national and world news written by kids and professional journalists • Newsela.com • Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing. • Storiaschool.com • Username: parent-hick12 Password: MASK • Storia is Scholastic's digitally curated library helping teachers provide students from PreK to 6th Grade eReading resources SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL STUDIES APPS… • Pearson School • Electronic version of Pearson textbooks • Requires an Internet connection • Atlas for iPad free • View World Maps quickly and conveniently on your iPad. • World Book- This Day in History for iPad • An interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. SOCIAL STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCES… • Go Social Studies Go • www.gosocialstudiesgo.com • Go Social Studies Go is a free site dedicated to making the study of history fun and painless. • Pearson eText • • • • www.successnetplus.com Username: firstname_lastname Password: gojets04 or gojets06 Online version of the textbook that offers interactive features, activities and an audible book component • EDSITEMENT • • http://edsitement.neh.gov/ A wide variety of humanity resources that offer additional student resources for historical topics SOCIAL STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCES… • Games and Animations- Best of History Websites • http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.ph p/games-animations • An award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more. GENERAL INFORMATION/STUDY TOOLS MULTI-SUBJECT RESOURCE • Discovery Education Techbook (App) • Discovery Education Techbook is a series of comprehensive digital textbooks that inspire students’ curiosity, support teachers in the transition to digital classrooms, and impact student achievement. GENERAL INFORMATION… • Cram L (App) • Registering vocabulary words on tiles that you can rearrange to study (flash cards) • Brainscape (App) • Form of electronic flashcards • Brainscape uses an adaptive learning algorithm that we call Confidence-Based Repetition. • Slide Share (App) • www.slideshare.net • A presentation softeware that allows users to upload files privately or publicly on a variety of topics GENERAL INFORMATION… Supporting Detail • iMindQ Lite (App) • A mind mapping solution that inspires creativity, stimulates thinking and brainstorming, provokes innovation, enables visualizing of ideas, manage information overload and present information in a powerful visual format. Main Topic Supporting Detail Supporting Detail ONLINE SAFETY/BULLYING (APPS) • Professor Garfield Online Safety • Professor Garfield Cyberbullying • When comic_cat12 asks Nermal to meet in person and bring the special issue, Arlene is a bit skeptical. Enter Professor Garfield and Dr. Nova, who talk to Nermal about keeping his personal information safe online. • In addition to the story that unfolds, an interactive "Try" and "Apply" section are included to help users gain insight to the problem. Try your hand at recognizing cyber threats and Apply your knowledge to prevent becoming a victim of cyberbullying.