Frequently Used Links for Students

Renaissance, AR, STAR

Renaissance Place -Renaissance is now supporting both Firefox and Safari for Macs!   Students and teachers log in to access Accelerated Reader, Accelerated Math, and STAR resources.

book pencil

AR BookFinder- Students and teachers can search for books, reading levels, quiz information and more.


Home Connect on Renaissance Place -  The exclusive domain for families of RES students using the above Renaissance programs.

RES Library Search - works from home now, too!


Math Playground

Learning Point Navigator - Students can use this Training and Practice Site to become familiar with the online DCAS testing system.
Student Practice DCAS Portal - Students can use this to take practice DCAS tests.  Mac users must be using Firefox.

Study Island - Students enter their unique username and password.

Reading Eggs
3rd GradePoll Everywhere
4th GradeThe Democracy Project
4th GradeSheppard Software - free educational activities
Mr. Blanshine's ClassKidblog
 Mouse Games
  • BoohBah Zone - Those entertaining Boohbahs help teach mouse skills.
 Keyboarding Games
  •  ABCya - Primary grade (K-5) activities on the 'net.
  •  AlphaRain - Type the letters as they fall from the sky.
  • Dance Mat Typing - Enjoy music while learning to keyboard.  Move through the "stages" of each level to perfect your moves.

Math Games

Language Games

  • Starfall - Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.
  • PuzzleMaker - Discovery Education's Source for all kinds of puzzles.
  • Free Rice - Build your vocabulary as you donate rice to the hungry.

Science Games

  • FossWeb K-2 - Activities which complement our science curriculum, grades K-2.
  • FossWeb 3-6 - Activities which complement our science curriculum, grades 3-6.

Internet Safety

  • i-SAFE America (state-approved internet safety curriculum) - This site contains resources for parents and students as well as educators. Visit with your students and take the parent survey.
  • FBI Kids (K-5 Internet Safety) - Every year we spend some time talking about staying safe when using the internet. Sometimes we visit this site.
  • Urban Legends Reference Pages   - This is a great place to check the accuracy of any crazy thing you read on the internet or your e-mail.
  • Disney's Surf Swell Island - This is a great adventure game and activity that allows students to test their knowledge of internet safety with Mickey and his pals!
  • Garfield videos and games on internet safety and cyberbullying!

Internet Resources

  • Pics4Fun - free online image library
  • Classroom Clipart - A Source for Free Clipart, Clip Art Pictures and Illustrations
  • Factmonster - Online Almanac, Dctionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help
  • Discovery Education Clip Art Gallery - Add graphics to your next project, whether it’s for home or school. Choose from hundreds of original clip art pieces, including animations!
  • Teacher Tap - Public Domain, Copyright Free, Open Source, and Student Use Images and Media
    This page provides links to some of the better copyright-free and public domain resources. The advice on this page is not a legal opinion. The ideas are intended for educators and librarians who wish to locate quality, copyright-friendly materials for educational, noncommercial, and nonprofit projects.
  • Pete's PowerPoint Station - a HUGE collection of presentations and games organized by topic.
  • Internet4Classrooms - Internet4classrooms is a collaborative effort by Susan Brooks and Bill Byles. It is an amazing categorized collection of resources, games, and activities to support K-12 education.



DCAS Helpers - suggested by Mrs. Ranieri




Additional Student Resources

There are many great kids' websites on the internet.  Visit Delaware's Cyber Security for kids and learn to be safe when you're on the web. 

Homework Helpers   
National Geographic Homework Helper  
Math Homework Helper  
Homework Center  
Ask Dr. Universe  
Search Sites  
CyberSleuth Kids  
Kids Search Tools  
KidsClick! - Web Search for Kids by Librarians  
Ask Jeeves Kids  
Tekmom Search Tools for Students
Social Studies  
World Factbook  
ChannelOne News
United State Constitution Online  
World Almanac For Kids  
Buddy Project Social Studies Links  
States and Capitals  
FirstGov for Kids  
White House Kids' Page  
FBI for Kids  
CIA for Kids  
National Geographic Kids  
Cool Math  
AAA Math  
Aplus Math  
Fun Brain  
Math Advantage  
KidsKonnect - Math Links  
Kaboose Math Games  
Interactive Math Activities Online
Kaboose Math Games for Young Kids  
Math Is Fun  
Language Arts  
Book Adventure  
ALA's Great Websites for Kids  
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kids' Page  
IPL Kidspace  
Reading Rainbow  
RIF Reading Planet
Authors and Illustrators on the Web  
NASA for Kids  
Bill Nye the Science Guy  
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab  
The Science Explorer  
Science Master  
Ranger Rick  
Science Learning Network  
Kids Health  
USDA for Kids  
Kids' Health - Childhood Youth Health Site  
Awesome Library for Kids  
Kids Webrary  
Kids Excellent Web Links  
Surf Net Kids  
Little Clickers  
Big Eye for Kids  
Yahooligans! Web Guide for Kids  
Kids Web  
Discovery Kids  
PBS Kids Go!  
Research and Facts Sites  
Enchanted Learning  
Fact Monster  
Merriam-Webster for Kids  
Current Events  
Time for Kids Online  

Sports Illustrated for Kids

Boy Scouts of America  
Boy's Life  
Girl Scouts  
American Girl Fun  
Weekly Reader  
National Geographic Kids  
RES Suspected Bullying Incident Form