With school closures due to coronavirus, here are some online reading and language arts learning websites. These educational websites for children span PreK, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school and high school. 

Remote Learning with JEI Learning Center. They are helping children, pre-K-9, achieve academic success through their remote enrichment and tutoring programs. JEI Virtual Classroom or JEI Independent Home Study will be available on a center by center basis. This remote learning opportunity allows your child to continue our math, language arts, or critical thinking programs, maintain structure, and challenge themselves academically while at home.  Contact your local JEI Learning Center to see which remote-learning opportunities await!

Chess and Advanced Math gone virtual! International Chess Academy (ICA), located in both Glen Rock and Teaneck has gone virtual with their highly-rated Chess and Advanced Math Programs! Without missing a beat, the staff is up and running, and there are lots of classes and slots available for students of all ages and all skill levels. If you are not signed-up for an online course, try it. 11 week sessions available and led by our highly-trained coaches. Classes are lively and engaging with lots of interaction, games, and of course competition. Chess students learn via ZOOM while math students communicate with instructors through an online platform called Newrow. Learn More
Contact 201-797-0330, chessdirector@icanj.net

AdaptedMind (K-6th grade) The curriculum is research-based, common core aligned and comprehensive with over 300K math problems and explanations. Discover hundreds of amusing reading activities with points, badges and cute monsters. 

Arcademic Skill Builders (K - 6th grade)   Arcademic Skill Builders is an online educational video games.  Free, multi-player games are available for engaging students in tricky K-6 content: language arts, spelling, and typing.  Teachers or parents can access data tracking reports.

Do2Learn (K - college) Learning disabled youth access thousands of free elementary-level worksheets: language development, literacy, and learning strategies. There are also printable picture cards to promote functional communication in children with Autism. 

Funbrain (Pre-K – 8) Online educational games for kids of all ages. Subjects include reading, grammar, spelling.  Arcade games on Math, Reading, Fun, Playground).

Fun Trivia Explore our 100,000 trivia quizzes, 200 challenges, daily/hourly trivia tournaments, and much more!  

Harcourt School Publishers - The Learning Site (1 – 5) A site that blends interactive learning for kids in grades K-8 with resources for teachers and parents - all to complement Harcourt School publications. Resources and games on Reading, Language Arts, and Spelling.

Into the Book!  A reading comprehension multimedia resource for elementary students. Provide engaging reading comprehension activities in English and Spanish.  Short, 15-minute videos are included to teach important reading strategies like visualization and summarizing.

IXL (Pre K - H.S)  Aligned with Common Core Standards, IXL Worldwide is a dynamic, immersive website offering adaptive learning. From Pre-K through senior year, IXL will provide fun exercises for language arts. Children remain motivated by earning awards. 

Reading Rockets  There is an extensive library of lessons centered on fluency, oral language, phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, and other literacy skills. Children can also incite their passion for reading with themed booklists, such “Young Detectives.”

Rivet Reading App with over 3,500 Free Leveled and carefully reviewed books. Originated in 2017 with a mission to solve some of the primary obstacles to good reading practice - access to books, access to high quality feedback, and enthusiasm for reading. 

Sheppard Software (Pre-K – 5) Hundreds of reading and language arts educational games, activities, quizzes, articles and more, for kids and everyone to use online - and free! 

SoftSchools.com (K – HS) Provides free worksheet and games on grammar, vocabulary, spelling, phonics, word search maker.  Literature terms quizzes and worksheets. 

Starfall (Pre-K – 3) A free public service to teach children to read with phonics. The systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children. 

Storyline Online An excellent resource for children with learning disabilities like dyslexia. This website records free videos of narrators, and sometimes well-known actors like Eva Longoria, reading children’s books aloud. Students develop their literacy skills by following along with text as the literature comes alive.

Study Island (K – 12) Study Island is a leading provider of affordable, easy-to-use, web-based standards mastery products. Web-based instruction, practice, assessment and reporting built from YOUR state‘s standards. Rigorous academic content that is both fun and engaging. Research-based with proven results for all students. Membership required.  

Quizlet Virtual flashcards covering a variety of topics.  Master any subjects.

Don't forget to check your with child's school and their teacher's website for more fun and educational websites!!