Student Resources

 

Online Learning 

Merrick Recommended Websites

 
Newsela is a data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level.
 
 
MobyMax helps struggling learners quickly catch up to grade level and closes learning gaps for all your students.
 
 
ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6.
 
 
IXL is an online program that is designed to improve student understanding, performance, and confidence in math and English language arts. They create differentiated learning environments that generate questions at the right level of rigor for every student and continues to adapt with students as they grow.
 
 
 
 
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.

 

 

Khan Academy for kids ages  2-6 years old 

This program is designed for younger students (Pre K-1st) . It engages kids in core subjects like early literacy, reading, writing, language, and math, while encouraging creativity and building social-emotional skills. 

https://learn.khanacademy.org/khan-academy-kids/

 

Scholastics Learn at Home

Scholastic has launched a "Learn at Home" website that has daily courses for students from Pre-kindergarten to grades 6 and higher. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

 

Click on an image below to be directed to that website!

 
 

 

Educational Videos

 
Watch. Know. Learn
WatchKnowLearn has indexed approximately 50,000 educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 5,000 categories. The videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom, as well as parents and students at home 24/7. Users can dive into our innovative directory or search for videos by subject and age level. Video titles, descriptions, age level information, and ratings are all edited for usefulness.