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Educational Websites

ReadWriteThink: www.readwritethink.org

Engaging resources, games, and activities for students at all grade levels. Every lesson plan on ReadWriteThink has been aligned not only to the International Reading Association/National Council of Teachers of English Standards for the English Language Arts but to individual state standards as well.

Colorín Colorado: www.colorincolorado.org


A bilingual literacy site that provides information, activities and advice for families and educators of English Language Learners. Colorín Colorado is an educational initiative of WETA, the flagship public television and radio station in Washington, D.C.

Reading Rockets: www.readingrockets.org


Information and resources for parents on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. Reading Rockets is an educational initiative of WETA, the flagship public television and radio station in Washington, D.C.

Study Island: www.studyisland.com

Reading and math activities for students in grades third through eighth; specifically designed to help students master the content specified in the Pennsylvania Assessment Anchors and assessed on the PSSA. Username and password assigned by classroom teacher.

First In Math: www.firstinmath.com

Math activities for students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade that solidify basic math skills. After completing certain skill set requirements, students can play bonus games that serve as incentives and encourage students to continue to achieve. Username and password assigned by student's math teacher.

Brightstorm: www.brightstorm.com


Free tutorial videos provided by teachers to help students in grades 6 -12 with their math and science homework and prepare them for SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP exams. Teachers explain math and science concepts and work through sample problems covering topics such as Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. No username or password needed.