Jack Anderson Elementary

Online Resources

Name Website Description/Content Grade Level

Scholastic News, Learn at home

(FREE)

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html 

Articles with questioning, videos, read alouds 

Articles with questioning, videos, read alouds 

Epic Reading (FREE until June 30) https://www.getepic.com 

Online Books and Read Alouds, You can add students to a roster and assign books

K-6
BrainPop and BrainPop Jr. (FREE for remainder of the school year)

https://www.brainpop.com

https://jr.brainpop.com

Short informational and factual videos with games and instructional activities. K-8
 Switcheroo Zoo (FREE)  

https://www.switcheroozoo.com

 Watch, listen and play games to learn all about amazing animals!  K-5
 Fun Brain (FREE)  https://funbrain.com Play games while practicing math and reading skills.  K-8
National Geographic for Kids (FREE)

https://www.kids.nationalgeographic.com

 Learn all about geography and fascinating animals  K-8
Into the Book (FREE) - will need to get a “key” to login each time https://www.reading.ecb.org Go “into the book” and play games that practice reading strategies. K-6
StarFall (FREE) https://www.starfall.com Practice phonics skills with read along stories and interactive games K-3
ABC Ya (FREE) https://www.abcya.com Practice math and reading skills all while playing fun games! K-3
Scholastic Learn at Home (FREE) https://www.scholastic.com/learnathome Virtual field trips, read alouds from authors, free resources with up to 3 hours of activities each day. K-5
History for Kids https://www.historyforkids.net Social Studies and History K-8
Steve Spangler Science experiments https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiment-library/ Science experiments to do at home. All Ages
Tennessee Electronic Library: Ebooks and More https://tnsos.org/tsla/tntel/ebooks.php Sign up to download ebooks and magazines All Ages
Audible https://stories.audible.com/start-listen Audible has a library of stories for kids that are free to listen. K-5
Ranger Rick https://rangerrick.org/freedigital/ With schools and daycares closing across the country, Ranger Rick wants to help your family stay entertained and engaged in the natural world. We are making all digital editions of our magazines free to the public through the end of June. All Ages
TedEd https://ed.ted.com/lessons?content_type=animations+talks&direction=desc&sort=publish-date&user_by_click=student Discover video-based lessons organized by age/subject. All Ages
Prodigy https://www.prodigygame.com/

The engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform loved by over 50 million students, teachers and admins. No cost, ever.

Easily motivate 1st to 8th grade students to learn and practice math. Accessible at home or in class!
K-8

 

Virtual Experiences and Field Trips

Name Website Description Grade Level
Discovery Education https://www.discoveryeducation.com  For U.S. schools or school systems that are experiencing closures, Discovery Education is offering free access to Discovery Education Experience through the remainder of the school year. Discovery Education Experience is an online K-12 service combining curated curriculum resources with on-demand teaching strategies. Its standards-aligned content is assignable and meets the varying needs of diverse student populations in a safe and secure environment.  K-12
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/ Videos and activity ideas from the Cincinnati Zoo K-5

 

Related Arts Resources

Name Website Description Grade Level
Art for Kids Hub https://www.artforkidshub.com/ Here you’ll find all kinds of art lessons for kids, including how to draw for kids, even painting and origami for kids. K-5
 Mr. Printables https://mrprintables.com/ Free Printables for all types of learning K-5
Tinkerlab https://tinkerlab.com/ open-ended discovery, curiosity, experimentation, and process-based art K-5
GoNoodle and GoNoodle Games https://www.gonoodle.com/ App for movement and mindfulness videos K-5
PE with Joe- The Body Coach https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 30 Min kid-friendly workout videos posted daily Mon-Fri K-5
Harptoons- Draw, Create & Imagine harptoons.com/phone/index.html Harptoons, where artists can draw, create and imagine. Learn how to turn numbers and letters into amazing drawings.  All Ages
Coach Pirillo- Active at Home https://www.youtube.com/user/gepetto652 PE activities for the whole family  All Ages
Elementary Dance Videos

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OazkeykcFKQYafOebBGro7tcuavgXUjZ/view?usp=sharing

Dance Along with this list of dance videos All Ages 
Lunch Doodles with Author Mo Willems https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/ Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.  All Ages

 

STEM Resources and Activities

 Name Website Description Grade Level
Bedtime Math https://t.e2ma.net/click/yyq2uc/yevo7l/m184ym Bedtime Math is a national nonprofit that ignites kids’ curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. They offer playful, online math problems for parents to engage with their students, as well as lively hands-on games. All Ages
Smithsonian Learning Lab https://t.e2ma.net/click/yyq2uc/yevo7l/iqh5ym The Smithsonian Learning Lab puts the treasures of the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex within reach. The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian’s expansive community of knowledge and learning.  All Ages
Discovery Education Experience https://www.discoveryeducation.com/solutions/experience/ For U.S. schools or school systems that are experiencing closures, Discovery Education is offering free access to Discovery Education Experience through the remainder of the school year. Discovery Education Experience is an online K-12 service combining curated curriculum resources with on-demand teaching strategies. Its standards-aligned content is assignable and meets the varying needs of diverse student populations in a safe and secure environment.  All Ages

 

 

 

VISION

Jack Anderson Elementary is an exuberant learning community that focuses on enriching the academic, social, and emotional success for every student, every day.

MISSION

Jack Anderson Elementary is committed to:

  • enriching every student, every day, in integrated learning experiences that are relevant and necessary for the next level of success.
  • empowering learners to interact with purposeful dialogue as they ask, imagine, plan, create, and improve.
  • ensuring a collaborative culture exists to increase the capacity of staff as we evolve in professional and leadership opportunities.
  • entrusting strong community partners who provide guidance and assistance ncecessary for sustaining innovative progress.