Bridges Mathematics - Grades K-5
Bridges in Mathematics is a comprehensive PK–5 curriculum that equips teachers to fully address state standards in a rigorous, engaging, and accessible manner. Students gain a deep understanding of concepts, proficiency with key skills, and the ability to solve complex problems. The curriculum is composed of three distinct but integrated components: Problems & Investigations, Work Places and Number Corner.
OUR Mathematics - Grades 6-9
OUR fosters mathematical literacy for students. Its signature mathematical language routines (MLRs) offer detailed guidance for developing students into mathematical thinkers. Teachers can facilitate and assess students’ ability to communicate mathematical thinking verbally, visually, and in writing. OUR offers resources for families that are complimentary to the units taught at school.
Online reading program for K-8; children select books on the lists, read offline, take quizzes online for points and prizes.
Book Flix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction e-books. This engaging combination of read-aloud stories and read-along nonfiction builds phonemic awareness; develops phonics skills; and strengthens vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.
Online book release program to share books with others by releasing them to the "wild", study geography, track book release locations.
The parent's guide to the information superhighway.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
Discovery Channel - Parents, teachers, students. Fresh ideas to enhance learning!
Early World of Learning
Offers students in grades K-3 narrated stories, interactive reading games, leveled reading practice, and an online encyclopedia. The 'Welcome to Reading' section offers new readers stories, games, and activities to help increase reading skills.
This site provides links to Federal Kids along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
Merriam-Webster's Word Central
Online student dictionary.
Educational and age appropriate games and activities related to PBS Kids shows for children.
PBS Kids Play Program
PBS Kids online school readiness program for kids Pre-K to 1st Grade. **There is a cost to this program. All other PBS Kids/Parents sites are FREE**
Activities, articles, and more on parenting and education.
Sprout Online has educational and age appropriate games and activities related to Sprout television shows for children.
There is truth to the phrase “It takes a village to raise a child.” At Sidney City Schools, we know our schools are a pillar of our community and the involvement of our community in our schools is vital. These institutions and organizations help make our community a better place to live.
Below are links to government, service, and other community organizations.