Learning anywhere, anytime!
Here are some useful links to help keep your student's brain engaged and learning all summer!
- Khan Academy - Offers over thousands of videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice.
- Illuminations - 108 online math activities for grades PreK-12 from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
- Infinite Learning Lab - Offers lessons on Math, Science, English and Life Skills, including internet safety, featuring Professor Garfield
- MIT Open Courseware - Web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content, free and available to the world
- PBS KIDS Island - Helps children develop and practice basic reading skills through online games and activities
- Sophia - Use sequenced tutorials to master any math concept, explore a library of Bill Nye science demonstrations, or explore any of the other various subjects/topics available
- Vocabulary Spelling City - Create your own word lists or chose from a variety of topics for students to practice vocabulary and spelling
Avoid traffic and high gas prices and take a virtual field trip
Explore, learn, and have fun!
- BBC Schools - Games
- Free Rice
- NASA Kids
- National Geographic Kids
- PBS Kids
- Professor Garfield
- Scholastic Kids Fun Online
- Sheppard Software
- Smithsonian Education
- Digital Fun for Creative Kids
- Summer Family Tech Activities
- Virginia is for Lovers of Summer Learning!
Review and explore with sites that our teachers use
- Teacher Portaportals - Links to websites that teachers use in the classroom or provide for their students
- HPCS Instructional Technology Resources for Students - Elementary resources listed by subject and topic
Improve keyboarding skills
Learn a new language
- Rosetta Stone All students may have accounts. Click here for more information.
- Mango Languages is available online through the Massanutten Regional Library
- HCPS Apps - List of free apps for elementary, middle, and high school level
- Summer Reading Games (ages 0-11) and Youth Summer Reading Games (ages 12-17) from Massanutten Regional Library
Schools also have useful resources posted on their school webpage.
- Harrisonburg High
- Thomas Harrison Middle
- Skyline Middle
- Keister Elementary
- Smithland Elementary
- Spotswood Elementary
- Stone Spring Elementary
- Waterman Elementary
Below you will find resources that will help you, the parent with your technology skills.
Goodwill Community Foundation - A great resource for learning technology skills, but also have reading and math taught in different languages.
- Edutopia - Ideas to help your family manage your digital life
- Common Sense Media - Family tip sheet to start conversation with your child on a variety of technology topics.
NetSmartz - A workshop style website designed to help you and your child with online technology topics.