• Resources for Kolter Student

    All school supplies will be provided for students this year, other than backpacks and lunch kits! Thank you, Ms. Dickinson! 
     
    Kolter students have access to a number of online programs they can use at home.  Regular practice at home will help your child increase their math and reading skills. Also check the individual teachers' wikis for other links they recommend. The Kolter wiki with links to all the teachers' wikis is at KolterElementary.Wikispaces.com.
     

    By Grade Level and Subject

    Kindergarten - Math & Reading
    First - Math & Reading
    Second - Math & Reading
    Third - Math & Reading
    Fourth - Math & Reading
    Fifth  - Math & Reading

     Learning.com
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    To use NEWSELA, the parent will need to create an account and add the child as a student OR the student can use their class account. This is a great resource for non-fiction reading.
    There are daily articles from 40-plus news publications—from Associated Press to Washington Post. They are rewritten at five different reading levels. Multiple-choice questions also accompany each leveled article.
     
     
     
    Online Math Textbook! http://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do
    1. Click the link.
    2. Select the country and state.
    3. Select the FIRST Houston ISD you see on the district list. It's the one right after "Hooks ISD"
    4. Select Kolter School. My Trick: I type in the letter "L" which gets me to the school right after Kolter. Kolter is one slot above LL Pugh.
    5. Username is the same as your istation username. Password is "study".

    Image result for everyday math onlineEveryday Math Online

    Use this site to:
    -Play Online Math Games
    -Play the Fact Workshop game
    -Access the Student Reference Book online
    -Find the answers to homework
    -Find extra math opportunities and books to read

    MyOn  Myon is an online enhanced library. They offer a variety of titles, including graphic novels which are very popular. Students get better at reading if they read. And they will read if they can have choice and if they can pick the books that they like. Students can pick any they want and the books will be on the students reading level. After reading the student then rates the book. Student earn badges for reading, rating, and taking quizzes on the books they read. You can access Myon from home at http://myon.com

    Imagine Learning Imagine Learning is available to some of our students. The login for those students is at http://houstonisd.imaginelearning.net/ile?studentlogin. In order to use this program at home, you must have the free software Silverlight installed and it will not work with Google Chrome.
     
    IXL: https://www.ixl.com/signin/kolter IXL.com is a wonderful math program for grades grades 3-5 at Kolter. It helps your child learn the state math standards in a way that's fun and easy to navigate. If your child is having difficulty with a concept at their grade level, they can go down a grade level or two. Once they feel confident, they can go back up to their grade level and practice skills with a click of the mouse. Also, you can have your child work ahead!