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 they missed. Interactive quizzes allow the test taker to retake and study as much as they want.
With Mothers' Day, Teacher Appreciation Week and Memorial Day, one can say that May is a month of appreciation and showing gratitude. This month's blog examines how you can show appreciation and "have an attitude of gratitude" at home or in school. Additional resources are given supporting the subjects of Appreciation and Gratitude.
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.
This May's Free App of the Month is MotionMaze. This puzzle game is powered by your movement! Help Captain Mapp, the main character, get through the treasure map mazes as quickly as possible by walking or jogging in place.
For ages 4 and up. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
May 2014 Picks
Teacher Resources | Parent Resources | Technology Tips
This May brings us Mothers' Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, Memorial Day, and much 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 May events that you can celebrate this month:
- Physical Fitness Month - Exercising is a vital part of living a healthy lifestyle. Find resources about exercise, physical education, team sports, and more on our Physical Education page. Also check out our pages about Health and Nutrition and Wellness to find more information about living a healthy lifestyle.
- Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month - Celebrate the contributions that Asian and Pacific Americans have made to society this month! Learn about notable Asian American writers, athletes, and scientists. Find book lists, lesson plans, and student activities from Scholastic. Use primary sources in your lesson plans from the Library of Congress and the National Archives and find teacher resources from the Smithsonian and the National Gallery of Art here.
- National Weather Observer's Day (5/4) - Learn about the weather in your classroom today. Find a variety of lesson plans from Discovery Education and Scholastic. Also check out our Earth Science resource page and Weather page for elementary schoolers for interactives, activities, and more.
- Cinco de Mayo (5/5) - Happy Cinco de Mayo! Learn about the history of this holiday and facts and misconceptions about Cinco de Mayo. Find crafts, projects, and printables you can do today.
- Teacher Appreciation Week (5/5-5/9) - Show your appreciation to the teachers in your life this week! Find printables, crafts, and other great ways how to show your thanks on our Teacher and Staff Appreciation page.
- Mother's Day (5/11) - Celebrate your mom and show her how much you care and appreciate her today! I4C has a Mother's Day resource page, filled with crafts, activities, and printables you can incorporate into your lesson plans or use at home.
- National Children's Book Week (5/12-18) - Celebrate Children's Book Week in your classroom! Find teacher and librarian resources for this week here. Here are some great book lists for all ages and lesson plans from Scholastic. I4C also has a collection of stories for elementary students, library resources, information on physical and virtual libraries, grade level help with reading and literature, and reading assessment practice.
- Biographer's Day (5/16) - Today, learn about famous figures through reading their biographies! Find biographies for our Founding Fathers, Nobel Prize Winners, famous authors, and more on our Biography Topics page.
- Memorial Day (5/26) - Enjoy the day off of work and school today but this Memorial Day, remember those who have died for our country. Find lesson plans, crafts, activates, and more on our Memorial Day page.
- Teach your students the importance of staying active this month. We have great Physical Education resources about the muscular system, strength training, team sports, and more. Also visit our Health and Nutrition and Wellness pages to find more information about living a healthy lifestyle.
- Celebrate Children's Book Week in your classroom! Here are some great book lists for all ages and lesson plans from Scholastic. I4C also has a collection of stories for elementary students, library resources, information on physical and virtual libraries, grade level help with reading and literature, and reading assessment practice.
- Check out our Mother's Day page to find crafts you can make with your students to take home and show mom, as well as fun activities and printables.
- Memorial Day is a great day to relax before the end of the school year but remember those who have died for our country. Teach your students about why we have the day off and the meaning behind the holiday. Find lesson plans, crafts, and activates on our Memorial Day page.
- Did you know that teachers typically spend 4 to 6 weeks re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer? Help your students retain what they learned this school year by telling them about our Free Summer Learning Program.
- 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.
- Don't let your kids waste time sitting on the couch! Fitness is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Check out our Physical Education page for resources about exercise, team sports, and more. Also visit our pages about Health and Nutrition and Wellness to find more information about living a healthy lifestyle.
- Help your kids show their appreciation for their teachers this week. Find printables, crafts, and other great ways how to show your thanks on our Teacher and Staff Appreciation page.
- Thank all the mothers and grandmothers in your life this Mothers' Day. I4C has a Mother's Day resource page, filled with crafts for kids, activities, and printables you can incorporate into your Mother's Day celebration.
- Did you know all students experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer? Help your child remember and retain what they learned this year with I4C's Free Summer Learning Program.
- 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.
- Using the PrintScreen Button - Have you ever pushed the PrintScreen button and nothing happened? You need to go one step farther. Open a program like Paint or Word, and right click to PASTE or hit CTRL+V. The image will appear and you can alter, resize, and print to your liking. Find our Print Screen Tutorial here.
- Hide Your Program - Need to quickly hide the window you're currently working in when someone comes up to your desk? For Mac, click Command+H. For PC, click ALT+space bar+N. Your window will be hidden until you open it again from your task bar. Click CTRL+ F4 to completely close a window quickly. Other keyboard shortcuts here.
- Quickly Add the Date a Word Document – Save time while working with this little Word shortcut! To quickly add the date to a Word document, press CTRL+ALT+D. Find more keyboard shortcuts for Word.
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.