The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefullydesigned program of more than 850 lessons in ten levels. Asyour child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next one and is motivated to continue learning by ABCmouse.com's Tickets and Rewards System.
XtraMath started in the fall of 2007 when David Jeschke, a computer programmer, volunteered at a local elementary school and recognized the need for an individualized math practice program. XtraMath spread rapidly to other classrooms by word of mouth and the program continues to evolve to meet the needs of the students, teachers, and parents.
Zearn Math is a coherent and rigorous K-5 curriculum delivered in a personalized rotational model. Zearn Math is designed so that each day, students work through engaging digital content at their own pace and learn targeted lessons with their teacher and peers. Zearn Math is built on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework, a set of research-based guidelines for developing flexible learning environments that accommodate individual learning differences. Zearn Math aligns with UDL principles by providing students with multiple ways of acquiring knowledge, showing understanding, and engaging in learning. Students learn by demonstrating their math thinking with concrete and virtual manipulatives, explaining their reasoning aloud and on paper, and receiving personalized support throughout their learning.
Zearn Math enables individualized learning with comprehensive and aligned curricular materials: Independent Digital Lessons, Small Group Lessons, Whole Group Materials, and Assessments. To support districts and schools with implementation, Zearn offers School Accounts, Professional Development, and Printed Materials.
In Fall 2017, Zearn Math received a top rating by EdReports.org, an independent nonprofit that delivers evidence-based reviews of instructional materials. Zearn Math is also rated a Tier 1 curricular resource by the Louisiana Department of Education.
Starfall.com is a program service of Starfall Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. The website has been a free online resource since 2002, teaching millions of children to read and inspiring a love of learning through exploration. The website is kid-safe. There is no advertising and we do not collect any personal information from children— in fact, we’re one of the safest children’s websites on the internet! Members enjoy mathematics, additional reading activities, and songs.
In 2000, abcteach entered the Internet world as a free educational website for teachers. The site is the brainchild of Sandy Kemsley, a Michigan elementary school teacher who was retiring after 26 years in the class. abcteach seemed the perfect way for Sandy to continue communicating her love of teaching and wealth of educational knowledge. Little did she know that her "little website" would evolve into the global educational resource that abcteach has become.
PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment with positive role models and content designed to nurture a child’s total well-being. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity. PBS KIDS encourages children to interact as respectful citizens in a diverse society. By involving parents, teachers, caregivers and communities as learning partners, PBS KIDS helps to empower children for success in school and in life. PBS’ bottom line is measured by how much it contributes to the welfare of America’s children.
PBS’s children’s media and family and educator resources include PBS KIDS television series, pbskids.org, PBS Parents, PBS Teachers, PBS KIDS Raising Readers and literacy events across the country. PBS is a nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation’s 356 public television stations.
www.4Kids.org is a weekly newspaper feature and Web site produced at the University of Kansas by a team of educators and students with support from Advanced Learning Technologies in Education Consortium (ALTEC).
Our vision is to promote reading and intellectual interests by providing children and parents a variety of high-quality Web sites that demonstrate learning can be a safe, fun and adventurous activity. www.4Kids.org offers adults a reliable way to guide children toward high-quality sites without discouraging their natural curiosity and exploration. We also encourage children to communicate with us about future publications, and the popular “Ask Amy” column responds to questions submitted about technology and the Internet.
Parents, teachers and school librarians like www.4Kids.org because it provides a valuable starting point for educational explorations on specific topics. Cool Spots is a search feature built into the Web site that organizes features by content area. Children like the site because it’s a great place to find information for homework assignments. www.4Kids.org has also been featured as an American Library Association (ALA) Great Web Site for Kids.
www.4Kids.org supports and follows the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in valuing children’s online privacy. www.4Kids.org makes every effort to features kids’ Web sites that expressly follow COPPA as stated in the sites’ privacy policies.
Literactive is the leading provider of reading material for pre-school, kindergarten and grade 1 students available online. The program is comprised of carefully levelled guided readers, comprehensive phonic activities and a wealth of supplemental reading material which gradually develop a child's reading skills in a sequential and enjoyable manner. Developed and approved by teachers and parents across the United States, Literactive is the acknowledged leader in early learning online. All the material is available for free from this site but you need to register.
Resources for early learning.