Keep Going: 10 Online Resources for Students to Access Over Break

Just  because it’s winter break, doesn’t mean learning has to stop. Check out these 10 resources that students can access online:

  1. Ms. Dailey’s Scholarship Directory (12th Grade): Did you know the high school guidance counselor keeps an updated directory of scholarships that Bentley seniors are eligible for? Winter break is a great time to apply for these scholarships. (She also updates a page of counseling announcements for all students.)

  2. Khan Academy (all grades): Students can create accounts and learn new skills in a variety of topics: math, science & engineering, test prep, computing, arts & humanities, and economics & finance.

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  3. CK12 (all grades): Students can create accounts and watch videos or complete challenges on a variety of topics. High school students can access study guides for math and science courses.

  4. GoNoodle (elementary): GoNoodle turns movement into a game and makes it easy to be active, the kid way—silly, energetic, playful, and fun. Just press play on hundreds of custom-created videos and get kids running, jumping, dancing, stretching, and practicing moments of mindfulness.

  5. ABCYa (K-5): ABCYa.com has free educational games related to math, sight words, Spanish language learning, and other subjects for children between kindergarten and fifth grade. These award-winning activities are based on early childhood and elementary standards, with enhanced, interactive lessons to provide engaging learning experiences outside the classroom.

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  6. Brain Pop (all grades):  This site provides engaging learning activities for students of all ages.

     

  7. TedTalks (6-12): Inspiring speakers talk about a variety of topics. Some topics may be mature, so please monitor student use.

  8. Starfall (PreK-2): Many free activities and videos for our younger students. Some activities require a paid membership.

  9. PBSKids (K-5): This site offers many interactive learning games based on the characters featured on PBS. You can find fun activities for kids including online games, coloring pages and printable activities.

    Newsela offers information on many current events, including the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

  10. Newsela (2-12): Students can read current events articles about topics they are interested in. The reading level of each article can be changed to make the text accessible to any independent reader. Students can also take quizzes to see how well they understand the information.

    Use any of these resources? Know of another good resources for students? Let us know!

 

 

 

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