Colter Elementary Computer Lab and Student Resources

Ms. Sampson's Computer Class Links

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

Colter's Favorite Links: Recommended Educational Websites for Students

Multi-Subject-Area Links

ABCya.com: A grade specific website with games and activities for all subject areas. 
Caesar Rodney's Elementary Wesbite: Interactive online tools & links for students
FunBrain: Games & curriculum-related fun for students
Getty Games: Online games to test your memory, play detective or solve a puzzle
Kids.gov: A safe place to learn & play
Knowledge Adventure: A grade specific website with games and activities for all subject areas.
Mrs. O’Hora’s House: Internet scavenger hunts about a wide range of topics
Poptropica: Logical thinking skills island adventure from FunBrain

Art & Music Links
Freeplay Music: Find great sounds & tunes to add to your presentations

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Take a virtual visit to MOMA in New York City
National Museum of Wildlife Art: Jackson Hole’s own wildlife art museum
pARTners: A local organization providing a “formal school and community partnership.”

Language Arts Links
Grammar
Edit Dan's Copy: Use Scholastic game to practice your editing skills. 
Harcourt School Publishers Grammar Practice Park: Interactive grammar games.
Plural Girls: Practice identifying plural forms of words with this game
Rags to Riches: Review subject and predicate with this Quia game.
Review Game Zone: Review games for grammar practice.
 
Sentence Clubhouse: Practice editing types of sentences with this interactive website
Sentence Speedway: Identify clauses and phrases with this game.
Sentence Types: Play this Quia game to identify different types of sentences.
Spell It!: Study spelling bee words with this website
Spelling City: Practice spelling with these fun games 
Verb Power: Make the carnival lights glow brighter by identifying verbs!
Visual Thesaurus: Type in words to see a web of synonyms. For login information, see Mrs. Snider.
Word Central: Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, thesaurus and rhyming dictionary
Reading
Between the Lions: PBS' reading website
Book Adventure: Find book recommendations and quizzes.
Book Wizard: Find books with guided reading levels.
Mrs. Waltke's Literacy Page: Scott Foresman Reading Street Level Websites
Scholastic "STACKS": A great place for readers to explore about books, authors and more
Series & Sequels: Use this library website to find the next in a series of books you're reading
Starfall: Fun activities for learning to read
Writing 
Comic Creator: Use this interactive website to create comics online
Persuasion Map: Use this interactive website to help you form a persuasive argument 
Rhyme Zone: Find rhymes with this online rhyming dictionary
Story Starter: Spin through genres, characters, plots and settings to start your stories.
Tagxedo and Wordle: Two different sites for creating word clouds with any text 

Math Links
Arcademics: Interactive math games for students
Kids Domain: You guessed it…more great math games
IXL Math Practice: For elementary students of all ages.

Renaissance Place

Math Facts Practice Pages
Everyday Math: Use your username and login.
Math Magician
Math Fact Practice
That's A Fact
Wild On Math

Physical Education & Health Links
PE’s Central Log It! Program
: Log in to track your physical activity


Science Links
Biomes of the World: Learn about the various types of biomes on our planet
Discovery Kids: Explore your world with games and activities
Environmental Education
: Games from the EPA
Foss Science Activities: Games and activities to go with your science lessons
National Geographic Kids: Information, games, activities and more
Solar SystemExplore facts about our solar system in English & Spanish
Planet Webquest: Is earth the only planet? Find out more about our solar system!
Weather WizKids: Learn all about types of weather in our world with these games and activities

Social Studies Links 
Government & Politics

Ben’s Guide: Information about the branches of our US Government
About Our Government: Information about our government from the White House
Cultures & Geography:
CIA World Fact Book: Learn about the countries of the world and current statistics from the CIA
Culturegrams: Multimedia resources for geography & cultures. Contact Mrs. Snider for a password!
National Geographic USA Atlas: Interactive atlas for learning & playing
National Geographic World Atlas
: Interactive map-making tools and much more
USA Geography: Interactive games to quiz your knowledge of capitals and states

Where is That? Game: Practice your knowledge about the 50 States and Countries of the World
Wyoming for Kids: Information about Wyoming’s past & present, specifically for students
Wyoming Chamber of Commerce:
 
Links to information about our state.
Current Events: Online News & Entertainment for Students
Time for Kids
Scholastic News
Sports Illustrated Kids
History
African American Biographies A-Z: Brief biographies from FactMonster.com 
American Colonial Life Links
Jamestown Interactive Adventure: See if you have what it takes to survive!
Native American Culture & History Resources
Revolutionary War Links
Wyoming History

Technology Links
Dance Mat Typing and Free Typing Games: Practice keyboarding skills with these two game sites
Netsmartz: Learn to be safe online with Netsmartz Kids
Prezi.com: Create interactive presentations using this online tool.