|Combining and Breaking Apart
||Students develop their number
sense as they engage in "real life" dilemmas, which demonstrate the basic
concepts of operations through adding and subtracting to build number sentences,
organizing and sorting numbers.
|Combining Shapes (1-2)
||Students discover the properties of simple
geometric figures through concrete experiences combining shapes, estimating
area, and experimenting with pattern blocks to fill shapes and make
|Grouping and Place Value (1-2)
||Students practice grouping objects into
groups of 2, 5 and 10.
|Introduction to Patterns (K-2)
||Students discover patterns found in art
and nature, exploring geometric designs, predicting outcomes and creating
patterns of their own.
|Letter Sounds (K-2)
||Students develop phonemic awareness skills
as they make the connections between consonant letters and their sounds.
|Memory Fun (K-3)
||Students build memory, matching, counting
and money sense through a variety of matching activities.
|Number Meanings and Counting (K-1)
||Students develop number meaning through
counting, estimating and non-standard forms of measurement.
|Numbers Undercover (K-2)
||Students practice telling time, measuring
and estimating, counting and working with money as they solve a mystery.
|Reading Who, Reading You (K-2)
||Teach beginning reading skills effectively
with phonics instruction built into games and puzzles. Hear letter-sound
correspondence, develop phonemic awareness, recognize sight words, apply
and develop decoding skills, and develop personal word lists.
|Sequencing Fun (K-2)
||Text, pictures, animation and video clips
encourages critical thinking skills as students sequence order of events.
|Spatial Relations (K-1)
||Students practice using spatial relations
of above, below, and in between. Students also use given segments
and right angles to build a path between two or more objects. Activity
could easily extend into the program journal writing giving students practice
using spatial vocabulary.
|Sun Buddy Writer (K-3)
||An all purpose word processing program that introduces
students to general word processing skills such as font
size, cut, copy, past, text formatting, saving and printing.
Program reads icons as well as comes with a 150 word picture
|Word Parts (1-3)
||Students build their skills with compound
and polysyllabic words by learning to chunk "big words" into manageable
parts. Students begin to discover syllabication, build compound words,
spell, add prefixes and suffixes, answer riddles using rhyming words, and
create personal word banks.
|Zap! Around Town (1,3)
||Students build their coordinate skills by identifying
locations on a grid, moving using cardinal directions and
clicking on (letter, number) ordered pairs.