Below are links to several parent-friendly academic student
resources that might be of interest to you as you work to support and engage
your Pre-K through grade 12 children’s learning success at home.
*For additional ideas and suggestions on ways to use the resources
links with grade specific curriculum maps, please contact your school level
Parent Involvement Coordinator. Have fun!
Math Resources for All Grades:
IXL Learning www.ixl.com Comprehensive list of math skills and topics that students need to
master at every grade level. Includes interactive practice problems with
explanations if the problem is solved incorrectly. Targeted towards students
from pre-kindergarten through high school geometry.
Wolfram- Alpha www.wolframalpha.com is a computational
search engine that can solve algebraic equations, graph, simplify expressions
and in many cases show the steps to a solution.
Appropriate for all ages and grades.
Resources for *Primary - Elementary Students:
That’s Math! http://thatsmath.com
*A website full of free parent interactions to help you support
your child in math. Includes easy activities for toddlers to 5th grade
PBS Kids Game http://pbskids.org/games/all-topics
Online games designed to help reinforce reading and vocabulary.
Designed for lower elementary students.
IXL Learning www.ixllearning.com/ela
Comprehensive list of English skills and topics that students need
to master for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Includes interactive practice problems
with explanations if the problem is solved incorrectly.
Resources for Middle School Students:
Free video lessons for students, all in organized YouTube-style
videos for both English and math. Ideal for upper elementary and middle school
Figure This! http://figurethis.nctm.org
Math challenges that middle school students can do at home with
Merriam-Webster Dictionary www.wordcentral.com
Help improve your student’s vocabulary and word usage skills with
some fun and interactive game and activities. Ideal for middle school students.
Resources for High School Students:
A free, downloadable program that graphs functions and relations,
draws geometric figures dynamically, and allows students to explore
mathematical relationships. Suggested for middle school and high school
students, particularly students taking Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus.
Short lessons geared to parents for Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, and
HippoCampus - www.hippocampus.org
Multimedia tutorials to help students succeed in Algebra as well
as higher math subjects like Calculus. Geared towards high school math
SAT Question of the Day
A daily SAT question in either math or English. Perfect for high
school students thinking about college.
English Language Arts Resources for All Grades:
Discovery Education http://school.discoveryeducation.com
chapters and web resources that assist students with their written and verbal
communication skills. Content areas included are grammar, composition, and
mechanics from kindergarten to 12th grade.