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Summer Learning!

Follow MWE updates during the summer via Twitter @MWESupervisor

Do you like Pinterest? Follow our Summer Learning Pinterest Board

Ms. Coronado's Summer Site  

Mrs. Segarra's Media Center Website

Keyboarding...The debate goes on over the value of keyboarding skills as ever-changing digital tools shape the way students create. However, for those who have concerns over the ability to word process this list of sites for keyboarding practice may be helpful.

Web-Based Resources by Subscription - Access via Clever

If you need password information, email Mrs. Gassner

Google Apps : Students should practice using this suite of apps for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, web site design and more! Read about how one district uses Google Apps! Teachers, read how to better use Google Apps in your classroom next year!

Reflex Math* Helps students of all ability levels to develop fluency with their basic facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.Adaptive and individualized. Reflex continuously monitors each student's performance to create the optimal experience for every child. (Requires Flash)

BrainPOP * Animated, curricular content that engages students, supports instruction, and bolsters achievement.

BrainPOP Jr* Animated characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts. Content is mapped to the Common Core State Standards.

Pearson SuccessNet* Offers access to math textbooks for students in grades 3-5. eTools and enVisionMATH's Tools4Math provide interactive learning experiences which support math skills. Videos are also available to to aid in student learning.

TumbleBooks* Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

World Book Online Digital encyclopedia includes access to World Book Kids, World Book Students, Timelines, and eBooks!

NEW Resources to try...


Camp GoNoodle : This summer, GoNoodle is launching a free summer program called Camp GoNoodle that helps kids stay active, use their imaginations, and explore their world. Each week in July, there will be a set of adventures to complete, two Camp GoNoodle songs to learn, and a badge to earn! Be sure to take a look at GoNoodle! offers passages and question sets that are accessible and engaging for K-12th graders to beat the summer slump!

*These resources should be accessed via a laptop or desktop computer
Read, Read, Read! 

Suggested Goals:

  • Grades K-2 Students: read 10 books
  • Grades 3-5 Students: read 8 chapter books
  • Grades 6-HS Students: read 5 fiction books & 5 non-fiction books
Summer Reading Lists by Grade & Tips to Make Summer Reading Happen
Series Books to Ignite Reading (site origin is in AU)

YouTube Video

F&P Text Level Ladder of Progress 

F&P INSTRUCTIONAL Expectations for Reading Chart 

F&P Grade Level Goals (Revised to meet CCSS)

Selecting books in the appropriate range...

  • Improve students’ reading fluency and increase enjoyment of reading

  • Students who spend a minimum of 3 hrs/week reading at their own level for their own purposes develop reading fluency which leads to improved mastery.

  • It is recommended that readers choose texts within their Lexile range or F&P level for independent reading

    • A Lexile range is 50L above and 100L below a student’s reported Lexile measure.

  • Use Lexiles and F&P Levels to set goals

  • Practice with a variety of texts
  • Challenge the BEST readers

  • Success breeds enjoyment!

Find a Book (by Lexile range)
Reading is Fundament Flyer

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Are you ready to become a Reading Superhero this summer? Get started and let’s read all summer! (May 9 - Sept 9, 2016) So start reading, log your minutes, and most importantly, have fun!

Reading Rockets: Start with a Book! 

Camp PBS Parents: Offering ideas for summer focused on fun and learning!

For older students, visit Camp Newsela! where you can join one or more summer reading clubs!

Summer Reading - Genre Challenge : Challenge your child to listen to or read at least one book from each of the different genres!

Local Reading Challenges

Build a Better World - Monmouth County Public Library Summer Reading Program

Barnes & Noble - Read 8 books, earn one for free!

TD Bank - Read ten books and put $10 in your TD Savings account!

Transition to Middle School

Making the Move to Middle School...from Scholastic

Smoothing Your Child's Transition to Middle School...from Great Kids

PBS Presents...Middle School: Movin' On Up

Moving to Middle School...from Kid's Health

Digital Stories

Use this Symbaloo webmix to find resources to reading via a computer or mobile device.

Symbaloo Webmix

Reading on the Go!

Amazon Kindle

Barnes & Noble Nook



One Minute Reader
Book Reviews Online




Common Sense Media

Apps for K-2

Apps for 3-5

Apps that Rise to the Top


Pinterest: Great Ideas for Writing



Greg Tang Math


The Quantile Frameworks for Mathematics: Summer Challenge for Math

Moebius Noodles 

Math Playground 

Ten Marks (recommended in Web-Based Resources by Subscription)


Math Cats  Learn the basics of Computer Science with drag and drop programming

Lissa Explains!

Internet Public Library for Kids: Learn HTML

PHP for Kids: Introduction to HTML

HTML for Kids by Jill Jeffers Goodell

Create a Google Site!

Have a great summer! We can't wait to hear about all that you learned! 

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