* Websites *
Please see websites I recommend listed below. These sites can serve as useful supplements to the instruction the students receive in school.
Coding for Kids
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is here! The Hour of Code is a global movement to encourage students to try at least one hour of coding through the use of apps or websites. Devon students will have the opportunity to participate in coding activities in the month of December. Click on the link below to see a glimpse of the coding global movement in which our students will be participating.
Lego Bits and Bricks
Tynker: Candy Quest
Moana: Wayfinding with Code
Puzzle Me Words
Puzzle Me Words reinforces letter sounds by having students combine letters to form words for the pictures they see.
Starfall helps reinforce the basics of reading and math. It features interactive books, phonics games, and engaging math activities.
Work by yourself or with a friend to create online stories! Then you can save, share, or publish your story.
Read Write Think
ReadWriteThink.org has a variety of fun and creative language arts activities to further your child's reading and writing abilities.
To access Bookflix, use the following steps:
2.Click the blue databases button (under the orange Find Books and Media category on the right).
3. Click Power Library in the purple bar on the left.
4. Click Education.
5. Click Bookflix.
6. Enter 21379006621935 in the Chester County barcode number field.
7. Click Submit.
Multiplication Facts Site #1: Strategies for Accuracy
Use this site to practice accuracy for a multiplication table of your choosing.
Multiplication Facts Site #2: Timed Test
Once you are accurate with your facts, see if you can complete the speed test!
There is a dog trapped on a roof! Use your addition and subtraction skills to help Dude save him.
Shark Pool Place Value
This website allows you to practice identifying numbers using place value cubes. It is very useful for numbers up to 55.
This game allows you to practice identifying numbers based on given place value cubes. There are four different levels, with the first level utilizing numbers up to 29 and the fourth using numbers up to 999.
Supermoons in 2016
An informational video about our recent and upcoming supermoons.
Kids National Geographic
This website contains a plethora of kid-friendly information on topics including our fifty states, animals, space, and the rain forest. This is a great resource to utilize for any of our first graders that would like to delve deeper into one of the topics we study!
Instantly visit any place on our planet using Google Earth. This website allows you to see a plethora of satellite images, maps, and photographs.
The Cat in the Hat Mapping Tool
Creating simple maps of familiar places, and then asking kids to use these maps to find hidden objects is a fun way to teach kids basic map skills and hone their spatial skills. This activity will also help kids develop an understanding of direction, location , and representation.