English Language Arts Program of Studies:
Alberta Assessment Consortium:
Comprehensive Literacy Guides K-6. On behalf of ARPDC, a large cohort of literacy leaders from the greater Edmonton area (ERLC) collaboratively developed a series of Elementary Literacy Guides in 2016-17 to support teachers, administrators, learning coaches and other educational staff.
Access all the resources here for your F&P BAS and LLI Systems.
Raz -Kids is an online reading program. Log in using your Teacher Username.
Find and level all your favorite books with Book Wizard.
Epic! is the world's leading online children's subscription book service, offering thousands of high-quality books for children. Educators can sign up for FREE!
Bookflix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. It is free on the LearnAB website using your username and password,
Trueflix is an online resource, free on the LearnAB website using your username and password, that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century Skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a deep and diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
This nonprofit organization offers free, research-based reading comprehension lesson plans and curriculum for grades K-6. It is designed to help teachers boost their students’ reading comprehension skills. Among other features, ReadWorks offers more than 1,000 nonfiction reading passages covering an array of topics. Each passage comes with a series of associated questions. The website also includes hundreds of lesson plans for different skill or grade levels, as well as how-to guides to help teachers administer the lessons.
Read closely. Think critically. Be worldly. Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing.
See the impact Newsela can have on your classroom.
Sports Illustrated Kids provides a kids-first perspective of sports. Find sports news for kids, scores, kids games photos and expert analysis of the NHL, NFL, NBA, and soccer.
Wonder is for everyone. It can happen anywhere and at any time. Connecting the learning we do in our schools, our homes, and our communities, Wonderopolis walks the line between formal and informal education. Each day, an intriguing question is posed. It both informs and encourages new questions, sparking new paths of wonder and discovery in family and classroom settings.
Starfall is an educational website that provides interactive content to help your child with the fundamentals of learning: reading, basic math, shapes, and phonics.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. View it free through the Cold Lake Public Library.
Find all of your favorite PBS characters, each with learning games for kids to play: Clifford, Curious George, SuperWhy, The Cat in the Hat, and lots more.
Watch animal cameras, learn interesting tidbits about animals, see and share photos of nature, learn about different countries and try science experiments. These activities don’t even begin to scratch the surface of the National Geographic Kids website. There’s even a “Little Kids” section for the younger explorers in your house.
ABCYa has grade level lessons that are incorporated into areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first-grade activities are equipped with sound to enhance understanding. Fun children's Holiday activities are available in grade level sections!
Younger children will love everything about Sesame Street’s online home. They can choose from hundreds of the show’s video clips and play games that help them learn letters, animal sounds, rhymes, colors and more.
MakeMeGenius.com is filled with videos that cover a variety of subjects, such as physics for kids, photosynthesis, the nervous system, solar system, and electricity. All of the videos are kid-friendly and will keep even your youngest children interested from start to finish.
From the publishers of TIME magazine, TIME for Kids is loaded with interesting articles, photos, and videos. Politics, the environment, entertainment, sports, and health are just some of the topics covered. TIME for Kids isn’t as interactive as most of the other website on this list of educational websites for kids, but the site does tackle subjects that are in the news now while being written for an audience of children.
When your child wants to know why the sky is blue, how a tornado forms or any number of other questions she can come up with on a daily basis, head on over to How Stuff Works. The articles break down subjects like autos, culture, entertainment, science, money, technology and more. Games, quizzes, and videos also round out your children’s learning experience.
KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and are powered by Google Custom Search™ and use Google SafeSearch™ technology.
DOGO News has short format articles for kids on current events, science, sports and more plus lots of pictures, videos and an interactive map!
The purpose of Pobble 365 is to make it easy for busy teachers to create engaging lessons. Every day, you can find an interesting picture to spark a lesson, together with writing prompts and philosophical questions that you can use with your students on a smartboard screen, or printed out with our easy-to-use PDFs.
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