Summer Learning Program
Did you know that......
- All students experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.
- On average, students lose approximately 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills during the summer months.
- Research shows that teachers typically spend between 4 to 6 weeks re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer.
Become a free member and log in each day to find Math, Science, Lang Arts, History and more. Summer Learning Program will begin in June.
How To Directions for signing up to either Summer Learning or/and SAT / ACT test prep.
Internet4Classrooms offers printables, covering Kindergarten to Sixth Grade Mathematics. Look for a rapidly growing variety of thousands of practice worksheets tied to the Common Core State Standards, School Subjects, Activities, and Holidays.
Check out our Common Core Printables! More grades and subjects coming soon!
Our Common Core State Standards are full of resources for every individual standard. Students can take control of their own learning by clicking on the page with the standard number, and choosing their own resource to practice that skill.
Check out our Common Core Math High School Algebra Standards, Common Core Math Standards, and Common Core ELA Standards.
SAT and ACT Test Preparation
Free Online Practice Resources for ACT Tests and SAT Tests! I4C now offers free SAT and ACT vocabulary and math quizzes. Join our SAT and ACT Test Preparation program and log in as much as you'd like. Students can take practice tests on 5000 vocabulary words or over 1000 math problems. Parents and Mentors can log in to monitor your scores - including seeing which vocabulary words that were missed. Interactive quizzes allow the test taker to retake and study as much as they want.
June Blog: Student Blogging in the Classroom
Guest Blogger Mike Wallagher discusses blogging in the classroom and the beneficial skills it provides students in this technological age.
App of the Month
Every month we are going to feature a different, and hopefully FREE, iPad/iPod/iPhone educational application. Visit our ever-changing app page.
The June App of the Month is Touch Physics Lite. This game is not only fun but gets your brain moving! Draw shapes on your phone which will interact with a wheel according to the laws of physics. Use these shapes to push the wheel into a star to move up through the levels of the game.
For ages 4 and up. Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
June 2014 Picks
Teacher Resources | Parent Resources | Technology Tips
Time flies - it's the end of the school year! This month also brings Father's Day, Flag Day, the Summer Solstice, and more. Visit our monthly newsletter to see all the details. Below are just a few highlights.
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MONTH?
Here are some of the June events that you can celebrate this month:
- Child Vision Awareness Month - Did you know that 25 percent of school-aged children have vision problems? Make sure to get your child's eyes checked before starting school this fall. Here are some great tips and resources for parents. If your child does have vision problems, I4C also has resources for the visually impaired.
- World Environment Day (6/6) - Protect nature and the Earth not only today but every day! Find out about how human activities affect the environment. Learn about conserving resources. Here are some great activities about recycling you can do in the classroom and at home.
- Anne Frank's Birthday (6/12/1929) - Anne Frank was born on this day in 1929. Her diary gives us a peek into what it was like to live in hiding during the German Occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Learn more about her life, the Holocaust, and World War II.
- Flag Day (6/14) - Did you know that we celebrate Flag Day today because on this day in 1777, the Continental Congress adopted our national flag? Find history about the U.S. flag, lesson plans, crafts, and more on our Flag Day page.
- Father's Day (6/15) - Did you know that Father's Day wasn't an official holiday until 1966? Honor all the fathers in your life today with Father's Day crafts, printables, recipes, and celebration ideas.
- First Day of Summer (6/21) - Happy Summer Solstice! Find out what causes the change of seasons. You can find fun and educational summer activities here. Don't forget to sign up for our Free Summer Learning Program to minimize students' learning loss and to keep them engaged all summer.
- Ramadan Begins (6/29) - Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset and this period of spiritual reflection and purification lasts an entire month. Learn more about the holiday and its history and find activities and recipes on our Ramadan resource page.
- SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM! Get free summer learning activities, summer reading lists, summer lesson reviews, and more. Teachers spend on average 4-6 weeks of the new school year getting students back on track. We must keep our students thinking and challenged all year long!
- Use your summer vacation for professional development! Find out more about workshops, seminar series, online courses, and technology based learning concepts.
- Spend this summer doing some summer reading of your own. Get inspired with this book list or focus on professional development with this list.
- Take the time this summer to prep for next year. A great way to do that is to get acquainted with technology you can use in your classroom. Try these great iPad apps that can benefit you in the classroom. Also, learn how social media can be used to your advantage.
- Visit Teacher tools for all of your classroom needs.
- Go to our grade level help for lesson plans, activities, instructionals, and tools organized by grade and subject.
- Make sure your kids SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM! Get free summer learning activities, summer reading lists, summer lesson reviews, and more.
- Don't let your kids stay idle this summer. I4C has great educational activities and tons of ideas on how to have fun this summer.
- Celebrate Father's Day with some great activities and crafts you can do at home! Visit our Father's Day resource page to find out more.
- Keep your kids reading this summer! Make it fun for them by doing a reading challenge, joining a summer reading book club, or participating in events at your local library. Find book lists, printables, parent resources, and more here.
- You can always visit our Parent Resources page to get grade level practice sites, find online sources, and information pertaining to homework, special needs, reading help, and more.
- Don't forget our Technology Tutorial section in case you need refresher courses in your computer skills.
- Adjust your Privacy Settings on Windows 8 - With Windows 8, many apps can tap into your data by default. To adjust the settings, press the Windows key + I, and go to Change PC Settings. Select the Privacy option, then personalize the settings for your personal data. Find more Windows 8 tips here.
- Protect Documents from Edits - Sending out a document and don't want anyone to edit it? On Microsoft Office, you can protect your documents from edits. Go to the Review tab and click on Protect. You can edit what can and can't edit on your document. More Office tips here.
- Remember to Change Your Passwords - With all the data breaches happening right now, it's important to keep your personal information safe. Don't forget to change your passwords from time to time, especially on online bank accounts and your email! Find more tech help.
We also have other basic instruction in Microsoft Office, including Word 2007, Excel 2007, Powerpoint 2007.
OTHER AREAS OF INTEREST
- Resources for Educators - In this section you can find classroom resources for Exceptional Children, Smartboards, Character Education, Web 2.0 Resources and other topics.
- Resources for Parents - Parents can find resources
on assisting their children with homework, time management, Internet Safety, subject area resources, grade level resources and more.