ICT Links

Below is a list of useful websites that could be handy to reinforce learning at home – feel free to email me with any other suggestions – peter@houghton.school.nz

Ngaio Native Bird Links:

Kiwi Conservation Club Birds Homepage http://www.kcc.org.nz/birds

General Links:

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ (This site covers a wide range of activities in all curriculum areas)

Literacy links:

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/acrostic/ (Write your own acrostic poem)

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/elci/index.html?launch=true (Communication activities)

http://donnayoung.org/penmanship/ (Handwriting from the very start)

http://www.firstschoolyears.com/literacy/word/phonics/initial/inisounds.htm (Initial letter sounds)

Maths Links:

www.nzmaths.co.nz (Gives detailed information about how maths is taught in NZ schools)

www.sumdog.com (Maths games designed to improve numeracy)

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/quest/index.html (This requires some problem solving)

http://www.mathsisfun.com/timestable.html (Timestables challenges)

http://www.teachingtables.co.uk/ (More timestables!)

http://www.aplusmath.com/ (A wide variety of maths activities)

The Arts:

http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/explore_and_learn/art_online_resources_listening_adventures.html (A simple guide to instruments)

Science:

http://www.fieldmuseum.org/thisoldhabitat/interactive.html (This site looks at plants and animals)

Typing Tutor:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ (A fun typing tutor with a great accent)