Suggested Home Usage: If your child is receiving Title 1 reading support (RTI): Lexia 3X20 minutes per week...minimum Lexia: www.lexiacore5.com or download the free App. If your child is receiving Title 1 math support (TMI): IXL 2x20 minutes per week...minimum IXL: www.ixl.com
Why Lexia? Lexiaenables at-risk, on-level, and advanced students to each work at their own pace via an engaging, adaptive, and motivating online experience. Using Lexia, students are automatically placed at the proper level and work independently in the online activities to develop their skills in 6 areas of reading. The program provides explicit, systematic, and adaptive learning, scaffolding students as they struggle, and advancing them to higher levels as they demonstrate proficiency. Did you know that 20 minutes of Lexia counts as the requied 20 minutes of reading assigned by classroom teachers?
Why IXL? IXL reinforces what your child has learned at school! IXL breaks down topics into progressive skills for each grade level, and provides immediate feedback with question-specific explanations for every incorrect answer. This makes it easy for your child to practice the material he or she needs to fill gaps in learning and advance.
Looking for more practice? Websites for Math, Reading and much more! www.speakaboos.com www.wegivebooks.org http://interactivesites.weebly.com www.education.com (Learning games galore!) www.tcea.org (free must-have ipad Apps for Elemental Math) www.kidsread.com www.ala.org www.goodreads.com/list/tag/childrens www.reading.org/Resources/Booklists.aspx www.readingrockets.org Parent Tips- www.readingrockets.org Books Just For Boys- www.guysread.com Prodigy - www.prodigygame.com - Free math game for grades 1-8 Cool Math - www.coolmath-games.com - Math, Puzzles, mazes and critical thinking. IXL-www.IXL.com - Comprehensive math and language arts review Lexia-www.lexia.com - Targeted and time-efficient personalized learning Starfall - Provides games and decodable stories for younger learners Fun Brain www.funbrain.com - play games while practicing math and reading skills. Storyline Online www.storylineonline.net -have some of your favorite stories read to you by movie stars! Highlights Kids www.highlightskids.com -Read, play games and conduct cool science experiments! ABC YA www.abcya.com -Practice math and reading skills all while playing fun games. National Geo For Kids www.kidsnationalgeographic.com -Learn all about geography and fascinating animals. Into The Book www.reading.ecb.org - Go "into the book" to play games that practice reading strategies. Switcheroo Zoo www.switcheroozoo.com -Watch, listen and play games to learn about amazing animals. PBS Kids www.pbskids.org -Hang out with your favorite characters all while learning! DIBELS - go to www.dibels.uoregon.edu/docs/dibelsparentguide.pdf Start a Book Club!- www.school.familyeducation.com or www.kidsread.com/reviews/the-kids-club-book Reading/writing Apps-www.scholastic.com/resources/article/6-great-reading-apps-for-kids or www.apple.com/education/apps/ www.readingresource.net - offers a large variety of interactive reading games www.hinghamschools.org - select school "Foster", select academics "elementary math", select "students or parents"