Corner Connections

    Welcome to Corner Connections!  You will find fabulous sites for math, science, reading, language, and more!  Teachers, check out the section that is just for you!  You will find tools to create classroom projects, access to lesson plans, and printables just to name a few.
Math

Cool Math Games:  Cool math games that include thinking games, mazes and puzzles.

Math Playground: Fun math games that include logic, numbers, thinking blocks, math manipulatives, and common core math activities.  This site also has Math Playground apps for your iPad.

Kids Math Games: Fun math games, videos, printables, quizzes all organized by topic.

Math Blaster: Blast away the hard part of math with Math Blaster!  Find cool games, printables, and resources for parents and teachers.  

AplusMath: Improve your math skills with interactive games.

AAA Math: Designed for grades K-8.  The site contains hundreds of pages of basic math skills and can create randomly created interactive practice activities.

Figure This!: Find real world math challenges.  What shape holds the most popcorn?  Can you combine the stamps to make $1.77?  Check this regularly updated site for more real-world math challenges!

Math TV: Excellent site for grades 3-12.  Watch videos showing you how to do math problems from subtraction to trigonometry.


Fun Multiple 
Subject Links

Study Island: Site provides standards-based assessment, instruction, and test preparation over multiple subjects.  Log in with your username and password given to you at the beginning of the school year.  Please see Ms. Vessar if you experience trouble logging in. 

Fun Brain: Educational games for grades K-8.  Play arcade style math games, reading games featuring Mad Libs and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and much more!

PBS KIDS: Watch videos and play games with your favorite PBS characters for older kids.

PBS KIDS GO: Watch videos and play games with your favorite PBS characters for older kids.

Turtle Diary: Find games for toddlers up to grade 3.  Links for grades 4-5 are coming soon!  A very easy to navigate site that has games by grade, subject and topic.

Arcademic Skill Builders: Researched based, standards aligned educational games.  Find fun interactive games over math, language arts, and more.

PHET Interactive Simulations: Java-based interactive simulations that show students how things work.  Run a simulation to build a fraction or watch how a glacier works.

E-Learning For Kids: There are a variety of activities for grades K-6.  Search by topic or by grade.
Reading/Language

Starfall: Fun site with fabulous characters that help teach children how to read with phonics.

Fun English Games: Fun interactive games, activities, printable worksheets and more!

Fun Fonix: Phonics worksheets, free printable workbooks, and online phonics games.  You can even make your own custom phonics worksheets!

Greta's Game Station: Free online interactive games for reading, writing, grammar, spelling and more!

Game Goo: Stick with you educational games that help children develop early reading and language skills.

Cookie: Online language games to improve reading and writing skills.  Contains vocabulary, grammar, spelling games and more for grades PK-2.

ABCya!: Teacher-created, award-winning site that contains language arts and reading activities.  There are activities for grades K-5.

Fun 4 the Brain: Learn and review grammar and early reading skills.  Enjoy games with silly pandas, play Word Baseball and Popcorn Words, or enjoy magical adventures with Prince Frog.



Teachers

Links to Lessons Plans and Project Developers

NCTM Illuminations: Find math games and lesson plans for grades K-12.  Search by grade and or topic.

Scholastic for Teachers: Search thousands of lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, and extension activities.

Discover Education: New lessons will connect your class to the science of everyday life.  Tabs for K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Kubbu: This e-learning tool designed just for teachers to help streamline teachers workload.  Create worksheets, quizzes and more.  Make your creations available to students online then view and analyze results.

Museum Box: Build an argument or a description of an event, person, or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.

Teacher Tube: A variety of resources for teachers that include videos, documents, audio, photos and more.

Animoto: Amazing way to make quick easy videos online.

Prezi: Take your ordinary presentations to a whole new level with this amazing easy to use tool.

Screencast: Create and store high quality video, images and documents.
Science

Science Kids: Choose form 30 topics ranging from plants to space.  Experience fun games, experiments, videos, quizzes, facts, and lessons for each topic.

Discovery Kids: Lots of games, puzzles and activities to choose from.  This site even has some apps that you can download.

MBGnet: Site is produced by Missouri Botanical Gardens.  Explore what it is like to live in different biomes.  You may also investigate freshwater and marine systems.  New! Biology of plants links are now available.

National Geographic Kids: Lean about animals, play games, watch videos and more!

NASA Kids Club: Games and news for kids, parents and educators.

Smithsonian Ocean Portal: Smithsonian Institution website contains amazing pictures, information on ecosystems, history of the sea and conservation success stories.

energy KIDS: Learn all about energy from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.  Follow Energy Ant to go on virtual field trips or play puzzles and try out some quizzes.

Science Made Fun!: If you are curious about science this is an amazing site!  Find science experiments that are just for kids, funny jokes and more!


Other Fun Sites


The Color.com: Fantastic site to help kids learn their colors.  Select a coloring page then click to add the colors you want!

Highlights kids: Find stories, games, hidden pictures, puzzles and more.

Qubo: Fun educational games with your favorite Qubo characters.

Magic Tree House: If you love the Magic Tree House books then you will love this site.  Full of games and quizzes over all your favorite Magic Tree House books.
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