Educational Links

Many internet websites which offer educational tutorials and games are available to families across the globe. Below you will find sites which are currently used at some of our schools or which have been suggested by the Merced County Office of Education. These sites are available free of charge. Please click on any link to access the listed website.    (Grades K-3) Language Arts program that provides a way to make the classroom more fun and inspire a love of reading and writing.   (Grades5-6) Students answer basic facts and earn rice for UN World Food Program (Grades K-8) AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts. A wide range of lessons (Kindergarten through Eighth grade level) enables learning or review to occur at each individual's current level. The lessons from the website are available in English or Spanish language versions. (Grades PreK-12) Illuminations is designed to provide Standards-based resources that improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students. With 100,000 members and 250 affiliates, NCTM is the world?s largest organization dedicated to improving math education in preK 12.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (Grades K-12) The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM) is an NSF supported project that began in 1999 to develop a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis). The project includes dissemination and extensive internal and external evaluation.

Interactive Math Tutorials (Grades K-12) If you're looking to improve your math skills, you've come to the right place. Here, you'll find interactive tutorials in the math categories of whole numbers, decimals, graphing, integers, percents, statistics, probability, ratios & proportions, polynomials and equations.

Math (Grades K-8) Welcome to Math Playground, an action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game and have some fun!

Brain (Grades 3 and up) Interactive Math Tutorials Brain Pop Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. Our award-winning online resources include BrainPOP, for grades 3 and up; BrainPOP Jr., for grades K-3; and BrainPOP Espa?ol. Content is aligned to state standards and easily searchable with our online state standards tool.

Spelling (Grades K-12) Spellingcity has over 38,000 spelling words, eight spelling games and a REAL person who says each vocabulary word and sentence. TeachMe spells and displays the word in ways that stimulate memory for visual and verbal learners. It also includes printable games and printable handwriting worksheets.

Vocabulary  (Grades K-12) Vocabulary is Fun is a leading vocabulary website worldwide with the best flash online word games. The vocabulary games are popular for use on smart boards for word games to build vocabulary skills in classrooms.