Standards

Year 8

Year 7

 

                                       Useful websites for home learning 

 

Parents/Caregivers: 

Please check out Netsafe's article with THE BEST ONLINE SAFETY TIPS FOR LOCKDOWN. A very good read! 

https://www.netsafe.org.nz/the-best-online-safety-tips-for-lockdown/

 

Whanau Challenges: 

https://us4.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=438efdbdbb89843c058654d05&id=8df438333a - Small Changes is about connecting with the people around us, moving, nourishing and appreciating our bodies are four of the key pillars in feeling happy and healthy. There are lots of activity ideas to help you have fun as a family, keeping your kids busy, learning and happy.

 

General:

 

https://www.edshed.com/en-nz/about--- Edshed is the umbrella site for The Literacy Shed, The Maths Shed and The Spelling Shed. The Literacy Shed has some great writing prompts. Maths and Spelling sheds have a 14 day free trial option.

  

https://www.brainpop.com/--Also a great site which has advertised free school and parent access

 

https://www.gonoodle.com/

 

https://www.education.com/?fbclid=IwAR2G5aQ-LIxqpfyZlNH7KivFic-M-OprEtHmr3LPVsHTjuGcvapkTrf1Wp0  We are offering our registered Basic members free access to some of our best Premium resources to help support you during school closures. Sign up for a free account to gain access

 

Literacy:

https://www.kiwikidsnews.co.nz/ - a great website to find student-friendly local and worldwide news. 

https://www.storylineonline.net/

 

https://www.spellingcity.com/spelling-games-vocabulary-games.html some free spelling games with pre populated

 

lists.http://www.wicked.org.nz/Interactives/Literacy - has a variety of spelling and writing games/activities to do online. (Flashplayer required for some tasks).

 

https://www.storyboardthat.com/storyboard-creator - create a visual diary or comic strip.

 

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/ Reading, writing and listening skills

 

https://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/?_ga=2.184268518.1955376925.1584653401-1656372011.1584653401 Reading, writing and listening skills

 

https://www.noredink.com/

 

Numeracy:

https://login.mathletics.com/ - Online mathematics practise. Students have accounts and tasks set.

 

https://maths.prototec.co.nz/ - Basic facts practice.

 

https://www.khanacademy.org/--Great maths site. Has announced some more free resources 

https://www.prodigygame.com/ It’s a fun math-focused game that adapts questions to your child’s individual needs. It helps students gain confidence as they progress through the math curriculum at their own pace. Prodigy rewards students as they learn by unlocking more of the in-game world and features. Plus, the game is safe and private, and a great use of screen time!

 

Health and PE: 

https://www.jumpjam.co.nz/quarantine/

 

Science and STEM: 

https://studio.code.org/courses You can continue to learn at home. Try out fun computer science tutorials, watch videos about computer science concepts, and even build your own projects!

 

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/ Climate change for kidshttps://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/ Geography, Science, Social Sciences, Biology

 

https://www.ck12.org/student/ STEM activities

 

https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning--also has free access at the moment

 

https://www.natgeokids.com/nz/

 

https://scratch.mit.edu/--good coding programme

 

Touch Typing: 

https://www.typingclub.com/ - Learn to touch type using these free lessons. Start from the beginning and remember NOT to look at the keyboard! 

 

https://www.nitrotype.com/ - Challenge your friends and whånau with typing races 

 

Other:

https://www.studyladder.co.nz/ - Students have accounts and have had tasks set for Maths, English, Science, Inquiry, ICT, Health, Language and Visual Arts and Music.

 

https://www.canva.com/ - be creative with your presentations. On this site you can make posters, booklets and comic strips among other things. 

 

https://www.litterless.knzb.org.nz/lesson/interactives - Keep NZ Beautiful! Litterless interactives to help you understand how important it is to protect our environment - reduce, reuse and recycle! 

 

 

 

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