Academic Resource Links for Grades Kindergarten-12

Common Core State Standards: The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.

Cool Math: Cool Math has free online cool math lessons, cool math games, and fun math activities. Really clear math lessons (pre-algebra, algebra, precalculus)

AccelaReader: An Iris Reading Productivity Tool

NewsELA: An innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction, always relevant daily news.

Brain Pop: Short animated videos for K-12 with quizzes and reading materials.

Quizlet: This a free website providing learning tools for students, including flashcards, study and game modes.

Star Walk Kids Media Digital Library Solutions: A new website for students and parents to access best in class eBooks for children, including quality nonfiction from award-winning authors, designed for Common Core

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.

Google Classroom: Classroom is designed to help teachers create and collect paperless assignments, including time-saving features like the ability to automatically make a copy of a Google document for each student. It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized.

Students can keep track of what’s due on the Assignments page and begin working with just a click. Teachers can quickly see who has or hasn't completed the work, and provide direct, real-time feedback and grades right in Classroom.

College Hunch: The Mobile Source for College Search®

MyCoalition is a set of free online college planning tools that helps students learn about, prepare for, and apply to college. With an easy-to-use application, interactive collaboration space, and convenient digital storage locker, MyCoalition empowers students to make smart college choices for success in school—and beyond.

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