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FREE Apps and Websites To Keep Kids Learning During School Break

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School may be out but Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) is still there for kids and families. Let your kids have fun and keep learning while using these FREE access educational apps and websites.

 

myOn

myON® gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books. myON helps match student’s interests, grade, and Lexile® reading level. It also gives students reading tools and supports to improve engagement and achievement.

Grades: K-12

 

Storyline Online

Watch videos books being read aloud by famous actors and actresses. Listening to read-alouds can improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, and inspire a lifelong love of reading.

Grades: K-4

 

PBS Kids Science

Students can play games to learn about science from their favorite PBS Kids characters. Build a station for the Dino Train, explore sounds with the Cat in the Hat, and more!

Grades: K-4

 

Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

The Almanac for Kids features a treasure trove of fun facts, awesome activities, and stellar stories that will keep kids of all ages entertained every day of the year!

Grades: K-4

 

iReady

Keep up momentum with literacy and math instruction designed just for your student.  Completing 45 minutes of iReady each week is ideal!

Grades: K-8

 

Kahn Academy

At Khan Academy, students can independently practice math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more. They can even prep for tests like the SAT and AP. Younger students/siblings will enjoy Kahn Academy Kids.

Grades: 4-12

 

Farmer’s Almanac

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is more than just planting charts. It is updated each day with recipes, forecasts, astronomical data, and historical trivia.

Grades: 5-12

 

StarTalk

The StarTalk® podcast covers a wide range of science topics from sports to space. Listen to guests like scientists Neill deGrasse Tyson, comedians, and tech industry leaders explore the world of science in people’s lives.

Grades: 5-12

 

iCivics

In iCivics, students play innovative games that help them understand how our political systems work by allowing them to experience it first-hand and empowering them to address real-world issues. Many games are even available as phone or tablet apps.

Grades: 6-12

 

Learn more about Detroit Public School Community District at www.detroitk12.org.

 

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