Helpful and Educational Tips and Links for Parents

  • There are many resources on the web and numerous educational apps, but which ones are the best? I've collected some helpful websites and apps to help narrow down all the amazing resources available. 

    Classlink also has many educational websites students use during the school day that students will have access to.

     

    Back to school reading tips for parents to help their child at home:

    Back to School Reading Tips

    ABCya! is a great resources for students up to 5th grade. This website has many games to help students with their reading strategies and skills:

    ABCya!

    International Children's Digital Library is a website that contains books about subjects and regions from around the world. Students are able to read books that teach them about the world. This is a great independent reading site.

    ICDL

     

    Here are some awesome free apps for iPads and smartphones! They are some of the best free apps available.

    Epic!- Unlimited Books for Kids

    This app is similar to an iBooks for Audible audio books, but all of the books are appropriate for middle school students!

    Reading Comprehension Prep

    This app is awesome because the comprehension questions are aligned with the Common Core. It has books and passages that ask comprehension questions along the way.

    Elevate-Brain Training and Games

    This app helps students improve their memory, reading comprehension, and writing.  The app has games that requires students to recall information as fast as they can.  Memory and rapid recall are qualities that lead to a great reader!

     

    If you have any questions or would like more information on any apps or websites, please email me at esielski@salamancany.org