George Washington Elementary School

Instructional Resources

 

Helpful Websites for Parents of Elementary School Students
Symbaloo
Students will be using Symbaloo to access instructional websites  throughout the school year.  Use the link below to access our library website (Destiny Library), to log on Stride Academy (Math Enrichment) & many other student friendly websites.
www.symbaloo.com/mix/gwelementary1
 
FunBrain for Parents
Educational games are the highlight of this site. The games cover all interest areas and target specific age levels. There are "parent-kid challenges," "homework relief," and "books on the run" links. Also linked to this site, there is a family education newsletter that helps with school, life, entertainment, and special needs issues.
http://www.funbrain.com/parents/index.html
 
 KidsReads
This website shares reviews of "cool new books" and authors. The books are categorized by age and by genre. There is a link for podcasts and another for book clubs. The newsletter highlights the newest and best on the site.
http://www.kidsreads.com/index.asp
 
 
 
MAP Resources (Math)
 
 
Helpful links that can help the student access games and activities that are focused on each RIT band range for math.
 
 
http://www.sowashco.k12.mn.us/ro/pages/studentlinks/map/
 
 
 
MAP Resources (Reading)
 
 
Helpful links that can help the student access games and activities that are focused on each RIT band range for reading.
 
 
http://www.sowashco.k12.mn.us/ro/pages/studentlinks/map/reading.htm
 
 
 
 
PBS For Parents
 
This site contains guides on a variety of topics such as child development, curriculum connections, and technology for kids. It also shares information on hot issues in education. On the lighter side, there are games, stories, and guides to the TV programs offered by PBS. The guide is also available in Spanish. Bienvenidos a PBS Padres!
http://www.pbs.org/parents/
http://www.pbs.org/parents/siteguide/spanish/index.html
 
Scholastic for Parents
This site contains age appropriate guides for helping your child learn to love reading. Divided into early childhood and school age children, the site also contains resources for helping your child with math, technology and other subjects. Additionally, there is an array of information about family matters.
http://www.scholastic.com/parents/
 
Time for Kids Teacher’s Homepage
This site shares diverse resources for parents including virtual tours around the world, kid-appropriate current events stories, homework help, and games.
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/parents
 
 
Understanding the Common Core Video
 
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/CommonCoreLibrary/ForFamilies/UnderstandingCC/default.htm
 
 

 

 

 
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