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Student Resources

The interactive resources listed below cover many subjects and grade levels. The best way to use these sites if for teachers to choose a specific activity and make the link available from their own page or shortcut on the desktop.

Basic Computer Skills

Mouse Skills

Level I
Make a Flower Garden  (single clicking)

Mouse Maze (preK-KG)
Moving the cursor to a target

Use the Arrow Keys and Space Bar

Level II
Tidy the Classroom (Turn on the lights first!)
3 levels (single click, double click, drag & drop)

Click, Hold & Drag
Moms & Kids Playground
Short games to practice clicking, clicking & dragging., etc

Practice Clicking & Dragging with these activities:




Mouserobics (GR5-adult)

Keyboarding

Dance Mat Typing



EFK Keyboarding Course at e-Learning for Kids (ages 5-9)

Typing Games (scroll down for more choices)

PowerTyping...set your WPM goal then Go for it! (Gr 5-6)



Curriculum Connections

Thinkfinity

Thinkfinity is an outstanding resource for interactive learning tools for K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. It is a catalogue of the best resources on the web and links directly  to each resource. Browse the grade bands for all subject areas or use the search tool.

Scholastic  engaging one-session activities for interactive learning into your curriculum. Each activity can be completed in 15-30 minutes.

PreK-3

TES iboard Player Amazing resources, matched to standards



StoryBee: free audio stories from professional storytellers

Sheppard Software

Lots of ads, but tons of great materials. Ask how to link directly to an activity.

Preschool and Kindergarten 
*Preschool/Kindergarten* (numbers, colors, shapes, alphabet, animals)
*Preschool Animals* (movies, create games, games, flashcards) 
*Animal Kid's Corner* (lower row - puzzles, matching games, painting)
*Geography* (learning and lower levels - states, countries, more).


Elementary School - early Middle School
*Animal Kid's Corner* (upper row for older kids, lower row for younger.)
*Math Games * (many levels and topics, many kinds of games)
*Nutrition for Kids* (food groups, information, other food games)
*Seasons for Kids* (painting activities, matching games, winter, fall, spring, summer)
*Grammar Games*(games, tutorial, verbs, adjectives, nouns, punctuation)
*Dinosaurs* (games, activities, movies)
*Geography* (8 levels of difficulty to choose from upon skill level).
*Brain* (brain teasers, puzzles and more)
*USA 4 Kids* (government, state facts, history, games and more)
*Science* (Life Cycle, Plant and animal cell, movies, games)
*Animals* (hundreds of articles and quizzes)
*Health* (Games about the systems, digestion, skeleton)

Utah Educational Network


Math

Practice for pre-K to 8th grade aligned to Vermont Standards
Similar to Study Island.