Useful links

This is where to find information on all things Early Childhood in BPS including information on the Focus on K2 curriculum.
Reading
TumbleBooks: Great stories read aloud with light up text to develop pre-reading skills in young children.

Raz-Kids.com: Online library of books.  Read, record yourself reading aloud, or just listen to a book read for modeled fluency. + Interactive quizzes to check understanding.

StarFall: Interactive comprehension and phonemic activites for young readers.

Power Proofreading: Great tool to improve your grammar, punctuation and other writing skills.

Wacky Web Tales:  More fun reading practice.

Houghton-Mifflin Reading site:   Great tool, similar to Starfall, with more reading exercises for Gr 2 - 6.

FreeReading: A free reading intervention site geared towards students grade K-3 complete with literacy activities and lessons/ideas links.
 
ReadKiddoRead.com is a user-friendly site designed to help parents, teachers, librarians, and other adults find books that kids of all ages will enjoy.
Online Interactive Stories for Kids: Talking books

Links to Tons of Reading Sites for Students

Math
First in Math
- Fun Math games & tests.  See how JQS is doing, or just one grade!

Math Facts Practice


Boston websites

Boston Central's Family-Friendly Event Calendar

Boston.com's Family-Friendly Event Calendar


Fun Sites
 
Science
Foss Web

Ice Stories- Dispatches from Polar Scientists

Interactive Science Simulations: Might be higher than Elementary Level but you have to check out the Simulation under Electricity, Magnets & Circuts called the John Travoltage.

Cells Alive: An Interactive Animation of Plant and Animal Cells

Your Bones

The Visible Body: 3D Human Anatomy...AMAZING SITE!

Social Studies
SHOW/World: Choose a subject and watch the globe change based on data

Frontier Alaska Game: Think you've got what it takes to survive in the Alaska Wilderness?

Museum Box: This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.