- Student WebsitesMath
Try a new math problem every night! They also have an app and email sign-up.
IXL Math (pronounced "I excel") has a variety of problems for many of the skills students learn in first grade. The skills are organized into categories and you can track your score and time spent working.
Raz-Kids allows students to read a variety of books at their reading level. For each book there are three options: listen to a book, read a book, and/or take a quiz. Children are able to hear fluent reading, practice reading and decoding with support, and test their comprehension.
Starfall has a variety of activities including: early reading activities, phonics games, and online books.
iPad App RecommendationsMath (Fluency practice, puzzles, logical thinking)
- Math Bingo helps students practice math facts in an engaging way.
- Find Sums is designed to help learners make sense of addition and then to support them in developing accuracy and improving their speed.
- Unblock Me is a puzzle game where the goal is to get the red block out of the board by sliding the other blocks out of the way. Fun for adults, too!
- Math Monsters is a game that lets you practice math anytime and anywhere using a fun, Bingo-styled game play
- Amazing Coin is a fun and educational game for children to practice identifying and solving math problems with coins. It will teach your child to recognize, count, add, pay, and make change with coins.
- My Robot Friend is a game that uses logic, puzzle solving, and sequence programming to control your robot friend to collect tokens at each level.
- Raz-Kids Learning A-Z allows access to Raz-Kids on an iPad or tablet.
- Tell About This uses photos from the app or your own pictures from your camera roll to create a story prompt with text and audio.
- Write About This is the same idea as Tell About This but responses are typewritten.
- Draw and Tell allows kids to draw & record with stickers.
- Read to Kids is an app to record books and even has a feature to ring a chime when you turn a page. This is a great app to record your own reading (or that of a grandparent or other relative) for a child to follow along. Or you can have your child record books and you can even email me a recording of your child's reading!
- Stack the States is a first grade favorite! After answering a trivia question about the states, capitals, etc., the player earns a state to "stack". Once the stack of states passes the line, you win the level.
- Google Earth allows students to explore their place in the world! (You can also try the Maps app)