Tynker Computer Coding Courses-Free, 6 lesson course for students in grades 3-8. Additional courses can be purchased by a campus that focus on math, English, social studies, or life science for grades 3-5.Scratch-Free computer coding activities for students aged 8-16. Students can program interactive games, stories, and animations.Code Studio- Free, 20 hour courses in Computer Science for students aged 4-18.Lightbot- junior coding puzzles for ages 4-8 available on ipads, programming puzzles for ages 9+ available on ipads and Windows.
Math Enrichment Resources:
Prodigy Game-free online math game targeted for students in grades 1-8, game differentiates to the learning needs of playersKen-Ken Puzzles -free math puzzles (online or printable) that reinforce computation skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division (difficulty level and math operations are customizable) while focusing on logical thinkingGreg Tang Math Games -free online math games for kids. There are also downloadable puzzles, etc...that can be printed and used in the classroom.
Reading Enrichment Resources
Wonderopolis-website where a "wonder of the day" submitted by students is explored. Students can read for themselves (or there is audio available for students who need help with reading). Each "wonder of the day" is accompanied with "wonder words" for vocabulary development and a short comprehension quiz.Poetry 4 Kids -website with tons of poems, poetry games, poetry activities, and other resourcesDaily Quiddler Puzzle-from the creators of SET, a critical thinking, word-building puzzle
Games to Make Kids Think
Daily SET Game- SET builds cognitive, logical and spatial reasoning skills as well as visual perception skills while playing a game! Because it has a rule of logic (three cards that are all the same or all different in each individual feature), and because players must apply this rule to the spatial array of patterns all at once, they must use both left brain and right brain thought processes.
Chess Kid-site to help kids learn and play chess with either the computer or other kids from around the world
Mensa for Kids Games-online games that focus on different math and language skills, best for 3rd grade and up
Mystery Skype-Want to improve your student's research, questioning, and geography skills? All you need is a webcam and internet connection!
DIY- (Do It Yourself) is an online platform to encourage students to try a variety of skills and accept a variety of challenges. Students can create individual accounts and choose their own skills and challenge, or as the classroom teacher you can view the skills and challenges for ideas for enrichment projects for your students.
Mensa for Kids Lesson Plans -online collection of inter-disciplinary lesson plans for students at a variety of grade levels