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Math and Science

Caluculation Nation

Challenge yourself, or engage in online play with others at Calculation Nation. This site is filled with interesting, high-quality math games for a variety of ability levels. Participants need to create an online user name and provide an email address, but do not have to play with other users. All participation is free.

Khan Academy

The Khan Academy is an online virtual school with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

Solomon Stick Math Videos

This site provides math tutorial videos on a variety of concepts from Kindergarten to 12th grade. It is a helpful resource for both students and teaching parents.

Worksheet Wizard

The Math Worksheet Wizard is a FREE resource for teachers and homeschooling moms and dads. You can make an unlimited number of printable math worksheets for children, for the classroom or for homework, simply by clicking a button. What makes this site unique is that every time you create a worksheet, you get different, randomly generated problems.

Count Us In

This site provides math games to help students understand basic concepts.

Teaching Time

This engaging game will give students practice reading and telling time with analog clocks.

The Math Dude

The Math Dude is part of the "Quick and Dirty Tips" website, offering a variety of useful information in the area of mathematics.

More Starfall

A new extension of Starfall, this site provides young learners with interactive practice for developing math skills and concepts.

Interactive Periodic Table

You won't find another periodic table that contains this much information into one page!

Reading and Language Arts

ReadWriteThink

The misson of ReadWriteThink is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with high quality practice activities for reading and language arts instruction.

Grammar Girl

Learn something new about grammar, or do something better one tip at a time by visiting this site.

Starfall.com

Starfall  has a variety of engaging activities to develop early reading skills. It is widely used both at home and in classrooms.

Sight Word Discovery Bottles

Turn sight word practice into a spy adventure!

DLTK Poetry

DLTK is a Canadian-based company that provides many resources for homeschool families. This particular link will give families resources to support and inspire the study of poetry.

Wordle

Wordle is an online "toy" for playing with words by generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. . The images you create with Wordle may have different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. This is a good site for developing creativity and vocabulary.

Grammar Practice

The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation. This site provides good information and excellent practice for developing grammar skills.

Virginia Yerxa Community Read

The Virginia Yerxa Community Read web site will connect you with our local community book-in-common project. In addition to information about this year's selection, the site also has useful information for book clubs, library enthusiasts, and community members who would like to be involved with the project.