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4-8 LITERACY NIGHT
iPad Apps and Internet Resources
MATH
MATH APPS…
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IXL
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Over 4,000 skills in math and English language
arts mean you will be able to find the content
your children are learning in school.
Flash to Pass
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Your Teacher (Math)
FlashToPass Free is an easy-to-use,
elegant program designed to facilitate
mastering the basic math facts learned in
Elementary School.
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Each course contains over 100 lessons, and each
lesson features video examples, interactive
practice, multiple-choice self-tests, a worksheet of
extra problems, and more!
Brain Pop
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The BrainPOP app regularly delivers fresh movies,
quizzes, and bonus features. They cover a breadth
of relevant topics including current events, historical
figures and milestones, holidays, curricular subjects,
and more.
MATH INTERNET SITES…
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Khan Academy
• Khan Academy is a
nonprofit with the mission of
providing a free, world-class
education for anyone,
anywhere.
• Cool Math
• Cool Math has free
online cool
math lessons, cool
math games and fun math
activities.
• Hooda Math
• Engaging online games that teach
math and logic in creative ways -use math to go shopping for
clothes, build a bridge, or
assemble a machine!
READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
READING/LANGUAGE ARTS APPS…
• iBooks
• Can be used for
independent
reading journals
• Book Creator Free
• The simple way to
create your own
iBook. Read them in
iBooks and send them
to friends
• E Reading Worksheets
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www.ereadingworksheets.com
Provides teachers, parents, and
motivated students with high-quality
reading worksheets, activities, and
resources aligned with Common Core
State Standards
NON-FICTION INFORMATION SITES…
• Tweentribune.com
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Username: Parent-Hic
Password: kiwi658
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Features topics about
animals, fashion,
entertainment, school, science,
technology, national and
world news written by kids
and professional journalists
• Newsela.com
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Newsela is an innovative
way to build reading
comprehension with
nonfiction that's always
relevant: daily news. It's
easy and amazing.
• Storiaschool.com
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Username: parent-hick12
Password: MASK
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Storia is Scholastic's digitally
curated library helping
teachers provide students
from PreK to 6th Grade
eReading resources
SOCIAL STUDIES
SOCIAL STUDIES APPS…
• Pearson School
• Electronic version of
Pearson textbooks
• Requires an Internet
connection
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Atlas for iPad free
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View World Maps
quickly and
conveniently on your
iPad.
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World Book- This Day in History for
iPad
• An interactive multimedia calendar
that displays historical events for the
current day or any selected day,
along with related media such as
photos, illustrations, music, and
speeches.
SOCIAL STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCES…
• Go Social Studies Go
• www.gosocialstudiesgo.com
• Go Social Studies Go is a
free site dedicated to
making the study of history
fun and painless.
• Pearson eText
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www.successnetplus.com
Username: firstname_lastname
Password: gojets04 or gojets06
Online version of the textbook that
offers interactive features, activities
and an audible book component
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EDSITEMENT
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http://edsitement.neh.gov/
A wide variety of humanity
resources that offer
additional student resources
for historical topics
SOCIAL STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCES…
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Games and Animations- Best of History
Websites
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http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.ph
p/games-animations
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An award-winning portal that contains
annotated links to over 1200 history web
sites as well as links to hundreds of
quality K-12 history lesson plans, history
teacher guides, history activities, history
games, history quizzes, and more.
GENERAL
INFORMATION/STUDY TOOLS
MULTI-SUBJECT RESOURCE
• Discovery Education Techbook (App)
• Discovery Education Techbook is a series of
comprehensive digital textbooks that inspire students’
curiosity, support teachers in the transition to digital
classrooms, and impact student achievement.
GENERAL INFORMATION…
• Cram L (App)
• Registering vocabulary
words on tiles that you
can rearrange to study
(flash cards)
• Brainscape (App)
• Form of electronic flashcards
• Brainscape uses an adaptive
learning algorithm that we call
Confidence-Based Repetition.
• Slide Share (App)
• www.slideshare.net
• A presentation softeware that
allows users to upload files
privately or publicly on a
variety of topics
GENERAL INFORMATION…
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• iMindQ Lite (App)
• A mind mapping solution that inspires
creativity, stimulates thinking and
brainstorming, provokes innovation, enables
visualizing of ideas, manage information
overload and present information in a
powerful visual format.
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ONLINE SAFETY/BULLYING (APPS)
• Professor Garfield Online Safety • Professor Garfield Cyberbullying
• When comic_cat12 asks Nermal to meet
in person and bring the special issue,
Arlene is a bit skeptical. Enter Professor
Garfield and Dr. Nova, who talk to
Nermal about keeping his personal
information safe online.
• In addition to the story that unfolds, an
interactive "Try" and "Apply" section are
included to help users gain insight to the
problem. Try your hand at recognizing
cyber threats and Apply your knowledge
to prevent becoming a victim of
cyberbullying.

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