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Fourth Grade Splash Math Games App Poster Image
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A range of mini-activities help kids develop a conceptual understanding of math skills; Math Facts help build speed and accuracy. Activities increase in difficulty as kids progress.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Book Creator App Poster Image
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Simple app lets kids craft their own ebooks to read or share. Users pick images, place text, and choose background colors.

iPad, Chromebook
BrainPOP Website Poster Image
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An audio-heavy pay site that creates animated curriculum-based content aligned to state education standards. Includes video, game, quiz, and activity sections for science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math.

DreamBox Learning Math Game Poster Image
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Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play. The game-like atmosphere is enticing and engaging; it's visually appealing and fun to play.

Mac, Windows
Grammaropolis App Poster Image
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Parts of speech come to life with fun songs and characters. Includes original songs, videos, books, and quizzes on the eight parts of speech, all aimed at making grammar fun for kids.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook

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Help Your Child at Home

  • As school gets harder, help your child get into a homework routine. Set aside time each day, in the same place, at the same time, for kids to do homework and to start developing organizational skills.
  • Talk about age-appropriate news. Encourage your child to point out main and supporting ideas in a news story, and encourage him or her to come up with synonyms and antonyms for key words.
  • Cook with your child to help him or her develop an understanding of fractions. Experiment with volume: Show that one third is more than one quarter but less than one half.