Really Great Websites!
Here are some really great websites to visit to practice your skills and exercise your brain!!
ABCYa (www.abcya.com) has a little bit of everything for all subjects and all grade levels, K-5.
All children's educational computer activities on ABCya were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.
Another fun website with a variety of games is Fun Brain (www.funbrain.com). There are math games, reading games, and just-for-fun games that will give your brain a workout!
Math Expressions (www.eduplace.com/kids/mthexp/) is the math series that students at Johnson use to learn math. Their website is filled with interactive games at every grade level for every unit. Practice your math vocabulary, your math skills, and play with e-manipulatives (blocks, counters, etc.).
Cool Math (www.coolmath.com) Self-described as "an amusement park for math and more," this website is filled with a plethora of fun math games!
Free Math Worksheets (www.math-drills.com) is great if you prefer to do math with pencil and paper rather than on the computer. You can print out thousands of free math worksheets to practice your math skills!
Starfall (www.starfall.com) is a wonderful site for beginning readers to learn their ABC's and start sounding out words.
Destiny Quest is Johnson's very own library catalog, where students and teachers can log in (username: s0 + 5-digit ID number; password: School5) to friend their classmates, add books to their own virtual bookshelves, look for books to read, suggest books to others, rate and review books, and more!
Tumble Books is a service provided by Warrenville Public Library with access to hundreds of great kids' books online. There are both fiction and nonfiction books, and there are books in both English and Spanish.
PBS Kids (pbskids.org/games/science.html) Younger kids will learn tons of science concepts with their favorite characters from PBS TV shows. Many of these games go right along with science units taught in kindergarten, first, and second grade at Johnson School.