One of the most important thing you can be doing with your child is reading. They can read books you have at home, work that I send home in packets, their own writing, or even digital books from Sno-Isle.
Below are some useful links for online learning resources. Work packets will be delivered every Thursday to your house. The office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8am – 4pm if you need to call. If you would like to have breakfast & lunch delivered please call and talk to Tracy.
Below is a direct link if you need to email me. Please know that I will be checking my email multiple times throughout the day and do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Scholastic is offering one of the best online resources I have seen. Clicking the Scholastic link below will take you to the website where you can select the needed grade level. They have provided online books for each day with extra activities.
Jack Hartmann has written over 45 albums for children. His educational videos focus on a variety of skills, such as, counting, sight words, letter sounds, and more.
I know helping your students learn can be difficult during an already difficult time. Below is a video where students can review sight words. These are the 100 words 1st graders are supposed to know and kindergarteners review them and are supposed to know 20-40 of the words. The video below focuses on words 1-25. In the top right hand corner of the video is a small arrow where it says 1/4. Clicking the arrow and the three lines will allow you to select videos for the rest of the words.
Virtual field trips kids can take at home. I looked at a few of them and they explored some interesting places, zoos, art museums, natural parks, and more!
Educational Activities for Parents and Students
- Math Magician
Online games from Oswego City School District that teach math.
- Granny Prix
Granny Prix is a fun activity that helps students work on fluency.
- Diaper Derby
Diaper Derby is a fun activity that helps students work on fluency.
- Math Apps for the Ipad
iPad apps for teaching math.
- Dare to Compare
Dare to Compare, a part of the Kids’ Zone website, contains questions from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), the Civic Education Study (CivEd) and National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP).
- New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVEL)
NOVELNY is an online library of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge.
We always say that we work in the most beautiful place and it’s confirmed every morning when I drive into town. I don’t think anyone could ask for a better view from their classroom windows!
I graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and an additional endorsement in reading. I came to work in Index in January of 2006. I began teaching preschool and kindergarten in the mornings and various subjects to the second through eighth grades in the afternoons. After two years I added first grade to the class as well. I am currently working on my Master’s Degree in reading and literacy.