Websites for Students

  • This page contains a listing of commonly used websites throughout district.  Many of these resources allow students to access self-paced learning resources across a variety of subject areas for free.  If you have a question about any of the websites listed here that your student(s) use, please reach out to their teacher for clarification on how and when they're being accessed.

Name Web Address Grade Levels Brief Description
Animal Diversity Web http://animaldiversity.org/ K - 8 Students learn about animals from around the world, but the Animal Diversity Web headlines section brings these facts to life with current news stories about the animals.
Build With Chrome http://www.buildwithchrome.com/ 3-8 Students can create Lego buildings from their web browser reinforcing spacial and geometric principles.
CK-12 http://www.ck12.org/summer/ K - 8 Students can access free personalized math and science practice activities with just their Chatham Google Apps account.
Code.org http://www.code.org/learn K - 8 Learn to code with a series of games based on Frozen, Star Wars, and Minecraft.
CodeAcademy http://www.codecademy.com 7 - 12 Provides online coding exercises with a more advanced focus on topics like Python, PHP, and Javascript.
DIY https://diy.org K - 12 Looking for experiments or projects to do at home that support student learning? Look no further than DIY.
e-Learning for Kids http://www.e-learningforkids.org/ K - 8 Students can take free online courses across a variety of subjects with interactive simulations and quizzes to test their knowledge.
IXL Math http://www.ixl.com/signin K - 8 Used across the district to reinforce standards based math skills growth.
Mental Floss http://mentalfloss.com/ 5 - 12 An online magazine with great content across a variety of subjects that are interesting for students.
MobyMax http://www.mobymax.com/ K - 8 Students can practice content from across all curriculum areas in fun activities.
NCPedia http://www.ncpedia.org K - 8 Students explore North Carolina facts through our very own NCpedia.
Newslea http://newsela.com/articles/#/category/kids 2 - 12 News organized by subject area and grade level for students.
PBS Kids http://pbskids.org/ K - 8 Students play learning games themed with their favorite PBS Kids characters and shows.
Progressive Phonics http://www.progressivephonics.com/ K - 3 Provides students with PDF books supporting Phonics and handwriting.
Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/ 5 - 12 Over 50,000 ebooks in a variety of eReader formats, or read them online. Includes books primarily where the copyright has expired.
Storyline Onlin http://www.storylineonline.net/ K - 5 Famous Actors read outstanding children's books.
Turtle Diary http://www.turtlediary.com/ K - 5 Students play games in Math, Language Arts, and Science based on their grade level and interest.
Weather Wiz Kids http://www.weatherwizkids.com/ K - 8 Students explore extreme weather, biomes, and natural disasters through a variety of informational pages and experiments.
XtraMath http://xtramath.org/#/home/index K - 8 Students can practice math skills while parents and teachers can receive updates on student progress reports.