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Fifth Grade Splash Math Games App Poster Image
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A content-rich resource filled with interactive worksheets and a handful of arcade-style games. Kids practice skills while earning rewards to unlock the games. Numerous worksheets are organized into nine chapters with topics including multiplication, division, algebra, and fractions.

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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A pay site with content aligned to state education standards. Includes videos, games, quizzes, and activities on school subjects as well as lessons on terrorism, war, reproduction, and alcoholism, all handled sensitively.

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

  • Discuss your family's history and stories. Brainstorm ways to use technology to capture the story effectively, and help your child create a presentation, song, poem, or essay that expresses the story's tone and main ideas.
  • Do simple math to accomplish a task: If you're building a box, how much wood will you need for the sides? Measure the length, width, and height of the box. How would you figure out the volume of water it would hold?
  • Start to talk with your child about bullying, including cyberbullying. Even though social media may be years away, plant the seeds now for helping kids understand appropriate interactions, and let kids know they can talk to you about it.