Parents

A list of Internet Resources to support IST Grade 5 Curriculum for Parents:

Reading

Reading Rocket – An online resource for reading at school and at home
Learning Links – Things you can do to help your child become a better reader

Maths

Everyday Math – Free family resources for Everyday Math
IXL Math – A list of grade 5 skills and samples for standards based Maths

Unit of Inquiry

Circle of Life

Always Changing – Boy’s Guide
Always Changing – Girl’s Guide

Creativity

Lego Creator – Students can have fun testing their building skills

Learning Resources at Home

Scholastic Parents – Articles, resources and activities to help your child

Free/Open Source Educational Software

download

Tux 4 Kids – Download free Tux Paint, Math and Typing
OpenOffice – Free and open resource for desktop productivity
NeoOffice – Free office applications for Mac OS X
OOo4Kids – Free word processing application made for kids!
Lego Digital Designer – Download this free program and start designing
Phun – The 2D physics sandbox, a fun way for students to create

online

Zoho – Free online resource for desktop productivity
Google Apps – Free online resource for desktop productivity

Online Articles and Resources

Coming Soon!

Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet

KidSmart – Ideas and resources about Internet use and safety
NeSmartz – Learning activities to facilitate discussions with children about Internet safety

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