Parent Websites

BENTON COUNTY LIBRARY ELECTRONIC ACCESS

 

The Benton County Library has over 2,000 potential library cards waiting for our students! Students needing a library card simply call the Benton County Library at 731.584.4772. The library will need the student's full name, date of birth, and address. Then, the student will receive a library card and can gain access to lots of online books with the "Libby" app. Students will be given an electronic code. Students will follow the directions on the app.

 

PARENT/GUARDIAN WEB RESOURCES

Table of Useful Websites
Artfulparent.com Offering “simple ways to fill your family’s life with art and creativity,” this site is dedicated to encouraging your inner artist. Click on links for painting or drawing projects, sculpture, stained glass, clay, collage, and more. A parents’ corner offers advice on everything from how to create an art space in your home, to simple art activities to set up for after-school projects.
Freerice.com This site takes learning and turns it into fun games. Students can choose from activities in the Math Arcade, read books and comics, play educational games in the Fun Arcade, or just have fun with an adult in the Moms’ and Kids’ Playground.
Funbrain.com This nonprofit was launched in 2013, with the mission statement, “Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.” Sections are separated by activities for students to try and lessons for teachers, plus tutorials cover everything from learning JavaScript to making your own apps and games.
Weareteachers.com With content written by teachers, this site offers everything you need to stay productive (and sane!) throughout the school year. Topics are arranged by category, including arts and creativity, classroom management, deals and discounts, and professional development. A teacher helpline offers advice from people who’ve been in your shoes.
Pbslearningmedia.org From searchable Common Core and national standards to activities that support math, science, social studies, and ELA, this site delivers comprehensive digital resources for your classroom. Features include videos, shareable documents, and in-depth lesson plans
Pepnonprofit.org This is the site of The Positive Engagement Project, a non-profit focused on equipping teachers with tools to help students become positively engaged in active learning. Free downloads include a variety of categories, from English language arts to character development, and test-taking strategies. The site also includes downloads to target sight words, vocabulary, literacy, and math.
Code.org This nonprofit was launched in 2013, with the mission statement, “Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.” Sections are separated by activities for students to try and lessons for teachers, plus tutorials cover everything from learning JavaScript to making your own apps and games.
Sciencebob.com “Science Bob” Pflugfelder, a science teacher and author, started this site to encourage parents and teachers to practice “Random Acts of Science.” He makes it easy with clear instructions, entertaining videos, and more.
Teachertube.com Bring education to life in your classroom with videos that will engage your students. This online sharing community offers a variety of options for incorporating videos into your curriculum. You can create a playlist to correspond to your lesson plan or search for videos by elementary, middle, or high school levels, as well as by subject.
Themeasuredmom.com This blog, created by a teacher with a background in curriculum and instruction, offers articles, hands-on lessons, and hundreds of printables for teachers and parents. Most resources are free and focus on literacy, but the site also includes help for teaching math, science, and social studies to children in preschool through second grade.
GoNoodle for Families This is a fun and educational site that uses videos to help children learn any number of concepts.
Healthier Generation Collections of sites to promote a healthier life style.
CommonLit.org This site provides free reading resources to engage students of all ages and learning levels.
ABDO Digital PreK-8 This site, which has digital versions of several books, is providing free access to its content through June 2020.
ABDO Digital 5-12

This site, which has digital versions of several books, is providing free access to its content through June 2020.

ABDO ZOOM RESEARCH

This site, which is geared toward beginning readers, is providing free access to its content through June 2020.

STARFALL.COM This site is has Math and ELA activities for PreK-3 students.
SCHOLASTIC WRITING PROMPTS This site, which is geared toward grades K-6 writing, is a fun and engaging way to help students develop and refine their writing skills.
MYSTERYSCIENCE.COM This site, which is geared toward grades K-5 science, is a fun and engaging way to hep students develop interest in science-related activities.
BRAINPOP.COM With extensive multimedia content over virtually all areas of the curriculum, BrainPop, which is geared for grades 4-12, is a site that Benton County provides for its students. School login information can be used, or you can use the free access during this closure.
BRAINPOPJR.COM This site is just like BrainPop. Only it is geared for grades K-3. Again, use school login information, or enjoy the free access during this closure.
VOCABULARY.COM With Vocabulary.com, students independently learn the words they need to know for deeper reading, clearer writing, and sharper thinking. This is a site that Benton County provides for its students.
ONLINE SCIENCE TEXTBOOK This is the link to our McGraw-Hill Science textbook. Login information is needed.
SHEPPARD SOFTWARE

At this educational website, they have hundreds of free, online, learning games for kids. But anyone interested in online learning can use this site - they have so many subjects - (geography, math, animals, science, language arts, creative activities, health) and lots of levels for all abilities - loads of games and activities for learners of any age.

ONLINE SOCIAL STUDIES TEXTBOOK This is the link to our Gallopade Social Studies textbook. Login information is needed.
VIRTUAL MUSEUM TOURS This site, which is on Yahoo and could change at anytime, has links to several museums across the world that have free virtual tours.

 

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