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|Okaloosa Math Central | Okaloosa Science Central|
Resources for Students/Teachers:
See Math Links in Yellow Boxes!
This replaces BigChalk, but has the same log-in. Choose "My Products Page" to log in.
|Gale Databases provides access to numerous research databases -- lots of great resources for any research project! Password: Okaloosa|
|State Resources for Parents from the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS)|
|Florida Assessments Student Tutorials - New!
Familiarize students, parents and educators with the format of computer-based assessments. They are not intended to replicate the difficulty of the items on the test but are similar in content and format.
|Electronic Practice Assessment Tools - New!
Intended to support and enhance student preparation for Florida's computer-based assessments.
|FCAT Explorer is available for practice & fun!
Enter the sign-in name and password. The sign-in name is the student’s last name and first initial. The password is 46 plus the first four letters of the last name followed by the four numerical digits of the month and day of birth (MMDD).
An example for sign-in is Jane Smith, born October 5. She would sign in as smithj and her password would be 46smit1005.
Choose Math Navigator for 6th - 8th grade, Science Voyager for 6th - 8th grade, Reading Factory for 6th grade, or Reading Boardwalk for 7th and 8th grade.
Reminder: Student will need pencil and paper for Math Navigator. Review the Challenge List for Reading Odyssey when signing on and the Explorer’s Report before signing off. Have fun!
|Do Some Fun Reading!
2012 Just Read Florida Reading List!
|Do you speak "Ruckel"? Brush up on some useful vocabulary with this
Word List covering terms used in many school subjects. These words are also in your Ruckel planner -- learn them and use them!
|FunBrain.com Lots of fun educational games grouped by grade level.|
|www.tutor.com/military is a website for military connected students to receive free online tutoring assistance -- grades K to 12, including some college!!
Now more access through mobile devices -- More Info!
|Focus: Florida Achieves is a great site for FCAT practice and End of Course practice for all students. After your teacher has set up your personal password and set your assignment, you can log in and get practicing! New!|
|Poetry 180 is a project by the Library of Congress designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year. They were selected by Billy Collins,
Former Poet Laureate of the United States, with high school students in mind.
|www.soarathome.com is a website originally intended for military students but is now open to all students.
|Glencoe.com Search for the McGraw-Hill textbooks your student uses at school. Some educational support links are available.
To access the site: Select Florida • Select user: student/parent
• Select Mathematics • Click Enter • Click the appropriate course/textbook title
|McDougal Littell ClassZone • Select High School Math • Select Florida • Click GO • Click the appropriate course/textbook|
FREE More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies.
|Kids College All Ruckel students enrolled in the course 1, 2 and 3 Math classes have a login and password provided to them by their teacher. They are using the program periodically at school and are encouraged to access it at home for further practice. All students enrolled in advanced Math classes can also access the program from home. They are required to use the log in provided to them by their teacher, but no password is required. kclogin.com|
|Figure This! Mathematical challenges for families provide interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home with their families. figurethis.org|
|Calculation Nation® The games of Calculation Nation® are organized around content from the upper elementary and middle grades math curriculum. By becoming a citizen of Calculation Nation®, your child or student will play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area — all while having fun. calculationnation.nctm.org|
|Arcademic Skill Builders Online educational games for learning basic math, language arts, vocabulary, and thinking skills. Math games include addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and fraction and ratio games. arcademicskillbuilders.com|
|Math Playground Play logic games, solve word problems, and watch math videos. mathplayground.com|
|Rockin' the Standards A veteran elementary school teacher and his rock band have taken lyrics from common tunes and changed them to help kids remember the mathematics they've been taught in school. rockinthestandards.com|
|Soft Schools Worksheets and games. softschools.com|
|Superkids Online resource for teachers or parents to create math worksheets on topics including addition, exponents, and telling time. superkids.com
|Time Monsters Interactive online lessons and quizzes about time. timemonsters.com|
|Schoolwork.ugh Homework and schoolwork support, including encyclopedias, atlases, links to biographies, and resources categorized by subject area. TRY IT!|
|Florida Department of Education Information, statistics, links to resources for students and parents|
|Sunshine State Standards/National Standards
Standards have been established at the national and state levels for many curricular areas. Currently, 49 states have adopted state standards and most districts, including Okaloosa County, are assisting schools in initiating school-based reforms in an effort to bring about better student performance.
|Harcourt Math Access additional games and activities supporting Harcourt Math at the Elementary level.
• To enter: Click the red Learning Site tab
• Click the Math tab Click the Harcourt Math tab
• Click the top picture of math books
• Complete the sign-in page using the password Luckie
• Select a grade level to access math concepts appropriate for your grade
|FreeRice.com Mrs. Dickey's students have been using just a few stray moments in class to log on to FreeRice.com and answer a few multiple choice questions to earn rice for the UN World Food Program.
Each correct answer adds 10 grains of rice to your donation "bowl" -- so far Mrs. Dickey's classes have earned 1,272,550 grains! This equals more than 43 pounds, which provides a meal for 263.3 people! So get smart and fight hunger at the same time!
|Thinkfinity includes resources from ArtsEdge, EconEdLink, Illuminations, and read∙write∙think. Teacher resources include interactive activities and technology integration tools.|
|Florida iTunesU brings together teaching, professional development, and cultural resources for educators and students through audio and video podcasts. New resources are added weekly, so check back often.|
|TeachingBooks.net -- Username: Okaloosa -- Password: SUNLINK
Provides unlimited access and support of its multimedia author and book resources effective through 6/30/2010. TeachingBooks.net is now available for all district teachers, staff, students, and families who use books in any and all content areas.
|Brain Pop and Brain Pop, Jr. -- Username: okaloosa (between 7:00 am & 5:30 pm) or okaloosa_teacher (all other times); Password: okaloosa
BrainPOP and BrainPOP jr are online tutorial programs with content area-specific, short, animated videos accompanied by 10-question interactive quizzes, experiments, comic strips, timelines and printable activity pages.
|Atomic Learning Username: Ruckel -- Password: rams
Atomic Learning is an online technology tutorial program, using easy to understand video clips. It provides software training using thousands of short tutorials on dozens of applications.
|Florida Virtual Campus - the Learning Resources Center
for Florida's Colleges and Universities
Online ACT/SAT practice tests for no charge.
|Duke Talent Identification Program identifies gifted children and provides resources to nurture the development of these exceptionally bright youngsters.|
|Florida School Report|