Links to Online Learning & Practice

Our Blended Curriculum includes online learning via Compass Learning.  To learn more about Compass Learning link, click here.

The web links provided below will send you to websites where you can continue to practice your skills. The links are organized by subject area for easy reference.

Simply click  on the link title to go to the website.

These “third party” sites are not under the control of Cole Academy and are not covered by any privacy policy or security measures by Cole Academy, nor does Cole Academy share your personal information with these sites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site, and we encourage you to read the privacy statements on these sites you visit to understand their privacy practices. (Check the URL in the location bar on your Web browser to identify the site.)

 

 

 MATH

 

 Math Practice Website from IXL
 Practice makes perfect, and IXL makes math practice fun. With unlimited math  questions in more than 1,000 topics, students improve their skills and confidence  and always have new challenges to meet. Click on any grade from Pre-K to 8 to  get started!

 

 Math Playground

An action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game and have some fun!

 

Arcademic Skill Builders

THE Place For Educational Games! Research-based and standards-aligned free educational math games and language arts games will engage, and motivate. 

 

Math Fact Cafe
Free math worksheets for elementary school and home use. This includes generators for math drills, flashcards, time, money, and more!

 

Calculation Nation
Grades 3-5 - The games of Calculation Nation™ are organized around content from the upper elementary and middle grades math curriculum. By becoming a citizen of Calculation Nation™, your child or student will play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area — all while having fun

 

Cool Math for Kids

Grades K-5 - Cool math for kids is an amusement park of math and more especially designed for FUN!

 

K-1 Ten Frame Game
Thinking about numbers using frames of 10 can be a helpful way to learn basic number facts. The four games that can be played with this applet help to develop counting and addition skills.

 

Gr. 2-4 Times Table Practice
This tool allows you to practice multiplying numbers.

 

PBS Kids Cyberchase
Enjoy PBS’s Cyberchase, a multimedia, math-based initiative to keep kids’ math skills sharp all summer long.

 

Set Game Daily Puzzle
Many students play the Set Game in their classroom. This link is an online version of Set. Even if you have never played it before, try it, you might like it! This game is fun for all ages! 

 

READING

 

Starfall

This website has fun games to practice reading skills. 

 

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading

Earn a FREE book, just for reading over the summer!

 

Kids Read
Looking for a good book to read? Check out this site for some recommendations on great books to read.

 

James Patterson's Read Kiddo Read
James Patterson is a famous author who has written many books for adults. He has also written some books for kids. On this site he is dedicated to making you a reader for life by suggesting great reads!

 

WB Buzz
This link will take you to the West Bloomfield Public Library's site just for kids. There are games to play, lists of great reads, and more.

 

PBS Kids Reading Games
K-1 Students will have fun playing these reading games with their favorite PBS television characters.

 

Read Write Think
Looking for engaging ways to introduce your child to reading or to encourage your teen to write? Need some age-appropriate book suggestions or rainy day activities? The materials on this website are your answer—all of them created by experts to be fun, educational, and easy to use outside of school.

 

Reading Planet: Reading Is Fundamental Kids
Check out the Reading is Fundamental website for games activities and more!

 

Scholastic Family Playground
A Scholastic website for parents and students. Read together, print pictures, play and watch all your favorite characters and much more!

 

SCIENCE

 

Science for Kids

Science Kids is the home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world. Learn more about the amazing world of science by enjoying our fun science experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, videos & science fair projects.

 

EIA Energy Kids

Did you know that ink and crayons are made from fossil fuels? Check out this site and find out other facts. Check out the energy riddles page!

 

Weather Wiz Kids

Click around this website to learn more about the weather.

 

PBS Kids - Sid the Science Kid

Grades K-2 - Sid the Science kids is an interactive website that engages kids in science activities and gives parents ideas for activities that can be done at home.

 

PBS Science Games

Kindergarten and 1st grade students will have fun playing these science games with their favorite PBS television characters.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

 

My Wonderful World

This website is a multimedia tour of our seven continents from Smithsonian Education.

 

Geography of the United States
Grade 3-5 students - Find resources here to help you learn more about the geography of the United States of America.

 

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works.

 

Michigan.gov for Kids

Michigan.gov Kids - The official Michigan government site for kids with many interactive lessons.

 

H.I.P Pocket Change
Find out all about the how money is made at the United States Mint by visiting the H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.

 

WRITING

 

The Write Source
One way to get into writing is simply to write . . . and write . . . and write . . . freely. This practice helps you develop a feel for writing. To get started, you’ll need a topic to write about. On this website you will find lists of ideas to serve as starting points for personal or journal writing.

 

Parent Resources

 

Best iPhone / iPad Apps for Kids
Best Kids Apps is a review blog for parents who want to find the best children’s iPhone applications without slogging through the entire iTunes Store. A lot of app reviews are written by gamers. Ours are written by moms.

 

Kidport

 

An internet-based educatinal service designed to help K-8 students excel in school.  It provides a unique, multi-step program to create empowered learners.

 

  

 

Kid Info

 

Includes parent index as well as resources for young children, fun sites, tutorials, online books, reading activities, and many reference resources.