Recommended Websites and Apps

Recommended Websites

Links to the Iowa Core:

Literacy: https://iowacore.gov/iowa-core/grade/1/literacy

Math: https://iowacore.gov/iowa-core/grade/1/mathematics

Science: https://iowacore.gov/iowa-core/grade/1/science

Social Studies: https://iowacore.gov/iowa-core/grade/1/social-studies

21st Century Skills:  https://iowacore.gov/iowa-core/grade/1/21st-century-skills

Recommended Apps

MATH:

Mystery Number– Mystery Number is the digital version of the game ‘Guess my number’ or ‘higher and lower’ or one hundred pocket chart or number line activities traditionally played in classrooms as mathematical warm ups.

Number Flash– Number Flash encourages children to transition from counting to understanding numbers and helps children to use strategies to learn basic facts.

Line Em Up– Children place number tiles in order from least to greatest.

10 Frame Fill– “10 Frame Fill” provides children practice with recognizing parts of 10 and identifying how many more to 10.

Number Rack– Number Rack facilitates the natural development of children’s number sense. The movable, colored beads encourage learners to think in groups of fives and tens, helping them to explore and discover a variety of addition and subtraction strategies.

Quick Images– Flashes a graphic of objects on screen for a limited amount of time before vanishing. This constraint makes counting all objects a much less efficient strategy for the child. The learner must invent strategies that help him/her to see quantity in more flexible ways.

Number Line– Number Line helps students visualize number sequences and demonstrate strategies for counting, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.

Geo Board– Atool where learners can explore by stretching bands around pegs to form line segments and polygons. This tool encourages new learning about area, angles, fractions, and more.

LITERACY:

Chatter Pix Kids– Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk — pets, friends, doodles, and more.  Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your Pix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, or even fancy book reports.

Google Slides– With Google Slides, you can create, edit, collaborate, and present wherever you are. For Free.

Epic– Epic!’s digital library includes many of the best kids’ books, popular ebooks, and videos such as Fancy Nancy, Big Nate, Warriors, and National Geographic Kids.

Sight Words Ninja– Sight Words Ninja is an exciting educational game that helps kids rapidly learn sight words by sight, sound, and touch.

Seesaw– Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio. Seesaw empowers students of any age to create, reflect, collaborate and share.

Shadow Puppets EDU– Easily create videos in the classroom!  Students as young as five can make videos to tell stories, explain ideas, or document their learning.

 

 

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