Educational Links

The following educational links are provided to help students.  These external sites are all provided by outside vendors not controlled by the Ravenna School District.

 

Ravenna School District Educational Links

Raz-Kidshtps://www.raz-kids.com/tWith Raz-Kids, students can practice reading anytime, anywhere – at home, on the go, and even during the summer!  Students can listen to books for modeled fluency, read books for practice, and then record themselves reading so teachers can monitor progress.  Every leveled eBook has an accompanying eQuiz to test reading comprehension.
PBS Kidshttps://pbskids.org/Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!  There are also parent resources and tips for many different activities.
Edcitehttps://www.edcite.com/Teachers can sign up your students to provide practice assessment questions that are aligned to the Ohio State Tests.
Made with Codehttps://www.madewithcode.com/Code is a tool that lets you write your story with technology. If you can code, you can communicate your ideas with a computer or a program so they can be brought to life in bigger, brighter, and more creative ways.  This free site encourages female students to be inspired by science and learn coding.
Fuel up to Play 60https://www.fueluptoplay60.com/Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives.  This site encourages your child to eat healthy and be active.
Room Recesshttp://www.roomrecess.com/This site provides children with free learning games. The games reinforce fundamental learning concepts in math, reading, spelling, language arts, and basic problem solving. 
Khan Academyhttps://www.khanacademy.org/Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace outside of the classroom. There are a variety of subjects such as math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. The math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.
Typingwww.keybr.comThis is web application that will help you teach touch typing. Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. A person possessing touch typing skills will know their location on the keyboard through muscle memory. It can improve any individual’s typing speed and accuracy dramatically.
OST Practice Sitehttps://oh.portal.airast.org/users/students-and-families.stmlThis portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.  There are sample test questions and resources related to the OSTs.
Let’s Codehttps://microbit.org/code/ 
Storyline Onlinehttps://www.storylineonline.net/about-us/Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.
Scholastic Story Startershttp://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/Scholastic’s Story Starters inspires students to write by serving up hundreds of writing prompts in creative combinations, from general fiction to adventure, fantasy, and science fiction. 
Reed Memorial Libraryhttps://www.reedlibrary.org/This site is the local public library in Ravenna, OH.  You can use this site to find information, calendar of events, and materials that are offered at Reed Memorial Library.
National Geographic for Kidshttps://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Play games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts on the National Geographic Kids website.
ABCya!http://www.abcya.com/ABCya.com is a free educational website that offers kids computer games and activities for elementary students. All children’s educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.
Starfallhttps://www.starfall.com/Starfall is a website specializing in reading, phonics & math – educational games, movies, books, songs, and more for children K-3.
Funbrainhttps://www.funbrain.com/FunBrain is an educational game website for children and adults. It was on this site that Diary of a Wimpy Kid was first published before being turned into a successful book series and movie franchise.
Digital Passporthttps://www.digitalpassport.org/Introduce students in grades 3–5 to Digital Passport™ by Common Sense Education. The award-winning suite of six interactive games addresses key issues kids face in today’s digital world. Each engaging game teaches critical digital citizenship skills that help students learn to use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. Games are available in Spanish.