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A great interactive site for teaching 8th grade skills in the areas of Math, Reading & Language Mechanics.
A+ Math
THE Place For Educational Games!
Our research-based and standards-aligned free educational math games and language arts games will engage, motivate, and help teach students. Click a button to play our free multi-player and single-player games! In the future we'll add features enabling you to save records, tailor content for differentiated instruction, and pinpoint student problem areas.
Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.
The games in this category are designed to exercise the processes involved in attending to and remembering information.
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Play Connect 4 on-line. You can play a friend or you can try to beat the computer!
DonorsChoose.org is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our public schools often lack. At this not-for-profit web site, teachers submit project proposals for materials or experiences their students need to learn. These ideas become classroom reality when concerned individuals, whom we call Citizen Philanthropists, choose projects to fund.
Ducky LaT's Matching Game
Match letters with their capitals.
(A great interactive website for teaching first-grade skills.)
Educational games that help develop early reading and language arts skills.
Kidipede is a homework help site for children from 5th grade to 8th grade. It helps middle-school children and teenagers do research for their reports and understand their homework.
Hooda Math believes in math learning through play. Mr. Edlavitch credits board and card games for his early enjoyment of mathematics. Hooda Math believes free online math games can do the same for students today.
Illinois Facts & History (Great Site!!!)
Illinois State Board of Education
International Children's Digital Library
InternetSafety.com™ has been a leading provider of web filtering solutions for consumers and businesses since 1999. The company's flagship software, Safe Eyes®, is the two-time recipient of the PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award, earned a separate Editor's Choice Award from LAPTOP Magazine, and was rated as the #1 parental control solution by America's leading consumer advocacy publication. Other products include Safe Eyes Mobile, the first family-safe browser for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad
The Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) measures individual student achievement relative to the Illinois Learning Standards. The results give parents, teachers, and schools one measure of student learning and school performance. These on-line practice tests can help students by introducing them the various formats of the ISAT tests.
As a world-class research facility, Jefferson Lab is a valued partner to the local, regional and national education community. Jefferson Lab's long-term commitment to science education continues to focus on strengthening the motivation and preparation of all students in science, math, engineering and technology careers.


Videos to help teach the students.
If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
A website for helping Kindergartners with their Math & Literacy skills.
Math games for all ages....from basic addition and subtraction all the way up to Algebra.
Math Manipulatives On-line
Resources and support for everyone interested in media and information literacy for young people. Also, educational games targeted to safe and responsible use of the Internet.
Educational games for children from ages 18 months to five years and up.
National Geographic for Kids
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Partnership for Reading (Free reading resources!)
Place the State (U.S. Geography Quiz Game)
Educational games and quizzes in Math, Reading, Spanish, Geography, SAT, Spelling, Music, and more.
This interactive website teaches 2nd grade skills in Math & Language Arts
This site is good for site word practice for students in grades Kdg through 2nd. Have fun!
Software4Parents is a reviewer and retailer for software that lets you control or monitor your child's Internet access. We test and review each product that we sell.
Starfall Reading Site
Study Island ISAT Prep Program
The Internet can take us to a virtually unlimited number of educational and entertaining places. But not all Internet content is appropriate for every member of the family. From critical tips for protecting personal info online, to a guide to safer surfing and detailed instructions on setting parental controls, here are numerous resources to help you take charge of the Internet in your home!
Use six jumbled letters to build as many words as you can before time runs out.
Great site for on-line games that are fun and really make you think! This is a great way for parents and kids to spend some quality time together while exercising your mind.
Learn the states of the United States and their capitals with this fun and educational puzzle game. How fast can you put all of the states in the right places?
Web Wise Kids is about empowering today's youth to make wise choices online. Through state-of–the-art Internet Safety computer games (based on real-life scenarios) as well as Internet Safety tips for kids, teens and parents, Web Wise Kids creates a safer, friendlier internet experience. These, coupled with involvement of community, youth leaders and parents, provides an environment where your child's Internet Safety becomes their first line of defense while navigating through cyberspace.