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Resources for Students/Teachers:

Study Island is a free resource available to your students to help them improve their reading, math, or science skills. Check with your teacher about log in information.
NewsELA and CommonLit are websites that are highly recommended by our ELA teachers. Parents can either print out cool, up-to-date articles or have your child read online. Practice quizzes are available in many cases. A little reading time goes a long way.
Florida Standards Assessments ELA and Math practice tests can be found on the Florida Department of Education FSA Portal.
Math Nation is recommended by teachers if your student is taking Honors Algebra I or Honors Geometry
Gale Learning logoGale Databases provides access to numerous research databases -- lots of great resources for any advanced research project! Password: Okaloosa
Electronic Practice Assessment Tools
Intended to support and enhance student preparation for Florida's computer-based assessments.
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!
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Figure This!

Mathematical challenges for families provide interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home with their families. Lots of fun educational games grouped by grade level. 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!
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. 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  
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.
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.
Math Playground Play logic games, solve word problems, and watch math videos.
Soft Schools Worksheets and games.
Superkids Online resource for teachers or parents to create math worksheets on topics including addition, exponents, and telling time.
Time Monsters Interactive online lessons and quizzes about time.
Florida Department of Education Information, statistics, links to resources for students and parents
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
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.

Information Links:

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 -- provides information about preparing for and attending a higher education in Florida.

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