SBSD Student Learning Links
The following resources have been selected in order to guide students safely through the Internet. Although the Solana Beach School District has researched each site for applicability as well as appropriate content, the district cannot ensure that each site remains appropriate at all times, remains a worthy resource for k-6 research or study, or ensure access of all sites to all students.
CDE K-12 State Standards - state standards in pdf. format available for download
CompassLearning- (district passwords required)
SDCOE Digital Portal (district passwords required)WorldbookEncyclopedia Online (district passwords required)
GroliersOnline Encyclopedia (district passwords required)
Timefor Kids Online
kidzui -Student Internet. A great paid resource that allows students to have a safe place to navigate the Internet.
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Online Textbooks Resource for Parents -
The following sites are appropriate for teachers and parents. Use these resources to access worksheets, flashcards and more!ABC Teach
SuperTeacher Worksheets - (k - 6)
Dadsworksheets.com -A great site for worksheets. Check out the online timer and "Spaceship Math" worksheets!Great for math facts!
MathFactCafe - Free printable math worksheets for elementary age students. This site includes generators for math drills, flashcards, time and money.
Math-Drills -Over 6,000 free math worksheets and answer keys.
SmithsonianEducation- A fantastic site for students, teachers and parents
ReadingRockets (k-6) (Funded by US Department of Education, PBS, and American Federation of Teachers) articles and webcasts/videos by leading researchers and many video interviews of famous children’s authors
Yahooligans - Yahoo for kids
Starfall -(k-2) Phonemic awareness, phonics, reading.
StoryPlace - (PreK - 4) A great online reading site. Animated and personalized stories!
Roy,The Tale of the Signing Zebra - (k-2) A great site for early literacy.
SpellingCity - A GREAT site for spelling practice and testing!
(K-6)a fantastic resource for K-6 literature-based podcasts.
(3-8) Bookwink connects kids in Grades 3 through 8 with books that will make them excited about reading. The videos are approximately three minutes long and are updated monthly. Each video book talk is about a different topic, and additionalread-alikes can be found on the Bookwink website. You can look for books by subject,grade level, author or title. Bookwink is constantly updating the booklists withour newest favorite books.
Charlotte'sWeb Learning Games (3rd) - Activities aligned with the favorite 3rd grade novel study.
Tumblebooks -online collections of books, read-along books, and online audio library (school subscription needed)
- (k-6) Free spelling games designed to improve the ability to learn and retain spelling words. Spelling lists can be computer generatedor custom.
BBCLiterary Resource - (k-6) Activities are age divided and designed to increase student’s English language skills.
Bookadventure -(k-8) Sylvan Learning-created site to motivate kids to learn. This site will help students find appropriate reading, help them make booklists and quiz the books students have read.
GrimmFairy Tales -(k-6) Folk and fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. Read and hear interactive,narrated, animated stories. Children's literature and folklore classics featuring animals, princesses, magic, and fabulous creatures!
StorylineOnline -(k-6) This site offers online streaming video programs featuring celebrities reading children’s books aloud. Each book includes activities and lesson ideas.
Anthologyof Poetry - (k-12) Have your short story or poetry published! The Anthology of Poetry, Inc. champions the written word in all of its forms.
PoetryTemplates and Examples - (2-6) Instant Poetry for Students. Templates and examples for over 50 types of poetry.
SuggestedSummer Reading - (k-5) Suggested summer reading.
TeachingBooks.net -TeachingBooks.net is an online collection of k12 multimedia author and book resources
CaliforniaYoung Reader Medal Websites - (k-6)
Children'sOnline Literature - (k-6)
BookHive - (k-6) Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Public Library find-a-book resource
StoryPlace - (pre k-3) The ultimate Children's Digital Library. Explore their pages full of stories and activities for young children and old.
KeyboardChallenge -(K-5) Typing exercises for all levels
DanceMatTyping - (2-6) This is the very popular BBC typing website.
AlphabetRain Typing - (2-6)
FallingWords Typing - (2-6)
PowerTyping - (2-6) Typing exercises and speed test
CrayolaRainbow Room - (k-2) Your little ones won’t need real crayons to color the letters of the alphabet.
Mr.Piccasso Head - (k-6) Make Picasso-like artwork on this fun site!
Artpad -(k-6) Painting digitally has never been so fun!
NationalGallery of Art for Kids!- A great site for kids to study the masters and create digital works of art in the manner of history's best artists!
SheppardSoftware Math Games (k-6) GREAT FOR KINDER AND FIRST!)
BBCNumeracy - (k-6) Activities are age divided and designed to increase number sense.
That'sa Fact - (k - 6) A great leveled math fact site!
FactMonster(k-6) Math Flash Cards
A PlusMath (k-6)
CoolMath 4 Kids (Intermediate to Advanced)
CoolMath (intermediate to advanced)
Firstin Math - 24 game (K-8) The First In Math® Online Program (AKA Challenge24) is a curriculum supplement that solidifies basic mathematics skills, and can significantly improve test scores.
RainforestMath. - (k-6)
Createa Graph - (k-6)
Math.com -(4-12) The world of math online
PurpleMath.com - Advanced math concepts
NOAA -including weather forecasting, tornadoes, hurricanes, greenhouse gases, and more. Click on icons to left. Teacher icon has worksheets, etc. for the site.
ScienceNews for Kids
NationalGeographic Videos Online - (k-6)
CoolScience for Curious Kids - (k-6) Hosted by Howard Hughes Medical Center (HHMC)
How Productsare Made - (k-6)
Animals of the World Games
SolarSystem "Trek" - (3-6) A webquest on the solar system. Fantastic!
MoonPhase Calendar - (4-6)
EdHeads - Simple Machine Activities - (4-6)
EIAEnergy Kids Page - (2-6)
Statesof Matter - (2-6)
OnlineMatter - (k-8)
FactMonster Technology -Answers to great tech questions through Fact Monster.
TheDemocracy Project- PBS game that simulates being president and linksyour decisions with those of past presidents. Good stuff (4-6)
50 States -A Great database for information on states and capitals
U.S.A.Games! (5th)- shepherd software's online games for learning states, capitals and regions.Awesome.
ABCsof San Diego(k-6)
BBCGeography skills - Activities are age divided and designed to increase Geography skills.
Ben'sGuide to Government - A kid’s guide to government hosted by Ben Franklin
Calisphere (3-5)- A World of Digital Resources - Calisphere is a service of the UC Libraries and offers collections to quickly find primary sources for the classroom or forresearch projects.
CountryFacts - Database on countries
MarinerEducation - (5th) Maritime discovery from ancient times to Captain Cooks1768 voyage to the South Pacific
SanDiego Historical Society- (3-4)
AncientChina - (6)
AncientChina Timeline - (6)
AncientChina Dynasties - (6)
Historyfor Kids (6) - Great resource for ancient civilizations
CaliforniaMissions - A great site! Every mission linked!
TheCalifornia Missions - A great mission resource for all 21 California missions
JuanRodriquez Cabrillo (4th) Information in Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo through the National Park Service
JuanRodrequez Cabrillo - (4th)
TheCalifornia Gold Rush (4th) The Gold Rush by the Oakland Museum of California
TheCalifornia Gold Rush (4th) The Gold Rush by PBS
TheTranscontinental Railroad and The Golden Spike - (4th) By the San Francisco Museum
TheGolden Spike - (4th) By the University of Utah
NetSmartzKids -Created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Provides SBSD safety curriculum
Puzzlehouse -Online puzzles!
Little Fingers - (Pre K - 1) Online learning games
BrainPop (subscription required for full access) An award winning grades 3-8 educational resource offering standards specific movies, quizzes, and other fun activities
KidsMemory - Games designed to boost memory
InventionPlayhouse - Problem Solving
Funbrain.com/ (alarge number of games and fun activities. Low on the academic scale)
Websudoku -Logic and problem solving in the form of the game, Sudoku