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We have compiled learning activities and digital resources that are aligned with the Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards to continue and reinforce your child's education. Parents and caregivers should promote good screen time practices when students are online continuing their studies, playing games, or socializing with friends and family. 

For any resource below, please note that while appropriate within the context of a unit or lesson, books, articles, and reading passages may contain language and content that will require additional review to ensure the selection is suitable for your child.

bilingual   Resource available in multiple languages.

Digital Learning Resources

The State Board of Education approved digital learning resources and on-demand tutoring services to support the Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards in English Language Arts, mathematics, social studies, and science. Districts had to opt-in for students to participate in the program. For login information, please see your child's teacher or an administrator. 

  • Homer: English Language Arts (K-2nd)
    This fun and exciting application improves reading fluency, increases academic vocabulary, and helps develop independent reading skills.

  • Newsela: English Language Arts (3rd-5th)
    Newsela provides content specifically to enhance, engage, and extend the English Language Arts standards. 
  • Imagine Learning: Math (K-5th)  
    Imagine Math and Math Facts builds problem-solving skills, provides personalized learning, and includes online math help.
  • News-O-Matic: Social Studies (K-5th)  
    This news site publishes daily articles which include numerous multimedia features to help keep students engaged.
  • Discovery Education: Science (K-5th)  
    Students can take virtual field trips, conduct STEM activities, or listen to podcasts using Discovery Education. 
  • Paper Tutoring (3rd-5th)  
    Paper provides free, unlimited access to trained tutors in math and English Language Arts. This allows students the ability to ask questions, work through problems, and grow confidence in their academic success.

Digital Lessons

  • GreatMinds (K-5th)
    Knowledge-building resources from Eureka Math®, English language arts curriculum Wit & Wisdom®, and PhD Science™. Video lessons and activities are customizable by grade and module.

  • Khan Academy (K-5th) bilingual   
    Khan Academy offers practice exercises and instructional videos for math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. 

  • Lexile Math Challenge (K-5th)
    The Summer Math Challenge is a free, six-week program that helps children practice math skills through daily fun activities and engaging resources. 

  • PBS Learning Media (K-5th)
    PBS has curated a unique collection of resources organized by grades and subject areas. Families will find videos and activities that support learning at home. 

  • Wide Open Schools (K-5th)
    A free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media.

Dexterity Skills

  • iWrite Words (K-2nd) 
    This app for iPad or iPhone will assist students with handwriting.
  • LetterSchool (K-2nd)
    This app for iPad or iPhone will assist students with handwriting

Educational Games

  • Crypto Club (3rd-5th)
    Crack ciphers, discover secrets, and improve your math skills.
  • Prodigy (1st-5th)
    Math games that adapt to suit your child’s learning level.

Music and Movement

Reading and Speech Skills

  • Brightly Storytime (K-3rd)
    Brightly features read-aloud and flip-along videos to keep kids connected to books while improving vocabulary and reading comprehension skills. 

  • Find a Book (K-5th)
    Find a Book is a book search that connects students with books based on their reading levels and interests.

  • Springboard Collaborative (K-3rd) bilingual   
    Provides support for parents to help their children learn to read. Supports include videos on how to go on a "book walk," asking questions about books your child is reading, Facebook Live workshops, and free e-books.
  • Storyline Online (K-3rd)
    Children's books are read online with added animation and sound effects. Many books also feature activity guides for parents.
  • Words on Wheels (K-5th grade)
    This app is an augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) for the iPhone or iPad that helps children with speech deficits to communicate more effectively by combing images to create sentences.