Digital Resources for Students

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Research and Reference

Citations and Bibliographies

Puzzles and Games

Coding and Programming

Math

Language Arts

Science/STEAM

Social Studies

Digital Citizenship Typing and Keyboarding Testing  

General Resources

"Schoogle" account login - Access to Google suite of Apps

FCPS password recovery - This tool will recover your password as long as you have registered a private email address or cell phone #

Student Password Change (Grades 4-6 only)

Socrative - Interactive student response system (for classroom use)

Wixie - Online creativity, presentation, and publication platform

FlipGrid - Platform for students to record and share short video responses to teacher prompts

Research and Reference

Dictionary

Thesaurus

Farmer's Almanac

World Atlas

Worldbook Online Encyclopedia

World Factbook

Junior Safe Search - Safe search powered by Google

Britannica Image Quest - Comprehensive image database

Pics4Learning - Free image database for use in school work

Max Pixel - Library of free images

Fact Monster - Compilation of facts and information on multiple topics

Noodle Tools - Online research collaboration tools

Citations and Bibliographies

EasyBib.com

Citation Machine - Tools for writing easy citations

Bibliography Style Sheets

Puzzles and Games - All Subjects

ABCYA - Educational online games (all subjects and grade levels)

USA Today Games - Online puzzles, strategy games, and brain teasers

Logic Puzzles - Online logic puzzles

Scholastic Computer Lab Favorites - Variety of educational games

Wonderopolis - Website with daily stories to satisfy curious learners

Learn how to solve the Rubik's cube!

Coding and Computer Programming

Code.org - Variety of "Hour of Code" games and activities, including:

Khan Academy Hour of Code - Choose from programming, web page design, or databases

Scratch - Intro to coding to make stories, games, and animations (click "create" or "try it out" at the top to start coding)

How Computers Work - YouTube video series exploring how computers actually work

Careers in Technology - Video series about jobs and careers in coding and technology

Robot Repair - Hour of Code game from Thinkfun

Code Monkey - Simple coding game to get started

FCPS Coding Resources

Hour of Code Activities - Additional FCPS coding resources

Hour of Code SHES Site - Requires logging into your "schoogle" account

Math

Khan Academy - Free full-featured site with video lessons and adaptive practice on a variety of subjects

SplashMath - Enrichment, remediation, and practice site for grades K-5

Discovery Techbook - Online math program for grade 6 math and beyond

Desmos - Online graphing calculator

xtramath - Fact fluency practice

IXL Math - Subsription based math practice site

NLVM - Library of virtual math manipulatives

Free Rice - Practice basic math facts to donate rice and fight hunger IRL

Online Conversions - Collection of conversion calculators

Math Fact Cafe - Worksheet generator

Hoodamath - Collection of free online math games

Study Jams - Interactive videos, lessons, and songs for math/science

AAA Math - Collection of math information and interactive lessons

Cookie - Variety of online science and math puzzles and games

Calculation Nation - Play math games against online opponents

Math Goodies - Interactive lessons, worksheets, and games

Math Antics - Collection of free video lessons on a variety of math topics

Multiplication.com - Variety of times-tables practice games

Math Playground - Lots of math practice games and activities

SoftSchools.com Math Games - Various games and worksheets on several topics

Language Arts

My On Books - Interactive online reading program

Wordly Wise Online - Vocabulary and reading program

Tumblebooks Library (Younger Readers)

Tumblebooks Cloud (Middle School - Adult)

ReadTheory - Adaptive reading comprehension program with quizzes

Newsela - Current events and news for students

Raz Kids - K-2 online reading program

Explode The Code

Starfall - Interactive early reading activities

Storyline Online - Animated picture books read by celebrities

Unite for Literacy - Collection of free online books

Grammar Exercises - Printable grammar practice worksheets

Funbrain - Games, books, and videos

Wacky Web Tales - Mad Libs style parts-of-speech review

Newbery Books - List of current and past literary award winners

Read, Write, Think - Collection of student interactive activities

Children's Storybooks Online - Small collection of free, online books

Poetry Idea Engine

Train Sentence Website - Practice writing complete sentences

Seussville - Variety of Dr. Seuss themed activities and games

Pebble Go - Collection of non-fiction books appropriate for grades K-2

Teach Your Monster to Read - Online early reading program for Kindergarten students

Science/STEAM

JASON Project - Online science learning community

Weatherbug Online Weather Center

Makey Makey

Cookie - Variety of online science and math puzzles and games

Kid's National Geographic

How Things Fly - Interactive activities about the forces of flight from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Sheppard Software - Online science games

NASA Kids

Birds

Biomes/Ecosystems

NASA Planets

Journey North - Migration Info

2nd Grade Food Web

Healthy Teeth

Social Studies

4th Grade SS Textbook - Five Ponds Press

National Park Service - The NPS offers free passes to all Federal parks for 4th graders

Online History Textbooks (Grades 4 & 5) - Pearson

6th Grade History Textbook - McGraw Hill

Geography Bee Study Corner - Prepare for the National Geographic Geo Bee

Geo Bee Study Toolkit 2019-2020 - Additional practice for the Nat Geo Bee

Fact Monster - Compilation of facts/information on multiple topics

KidCitizen - Interactive episodes about civic engagement and Congress

NatGeo Kids - Videos, games, and reading materials from National Geographic

Currency Converter

 

Virginia and US History

Mount Vernon - Official site

History.org - Colonial Williamsburg resources and games

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government - Interactive site about the US Govt.

Civil War.Com

Social Studies for Kids - Civil war information

Civil War Timeline

 

Ancient World Cultures

World Facts

Greek Mythology

Ancient China

5th Grade Global Awareness Site

Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Be Internet Awesome - Free digital citizenship games

Digital Passport - A variety of digital citizenship games

Digital Compass - An interactive story game for students in grade 6+

NetSmartz for Kids - Resources for child safety online and offline

FCPS Digital Citizenship Information

Common Sense Media

Typing and Keyboarding

Type to Learn - Typing program provided by SHES.  Log in with your user ID and the password provided by the school

Dance Mat Typing

Speed Typing

Keyboarding Games

Typing Test Games

Typing Club

Free Typing Game

Testing

Universal Screener - Link to FCPS iReady testing program

Kindergarten iReady Practice

SOL Pass - SOL review for science, social studies, and reading

VDOE SOL Practice

Additional SOL Information

NNAT2 Practice Test