Parent Resources

Career Technology Resources

Did you know that there are six simple machines that have been used for thousands of years? A simple machine is a mechanical device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force. They are: lever, wheel & axle, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, and screw. For more information on the six simple machines go to

Career Technology Information

For information regarding Career Technology email: Barry Altenhof

Reading Resources

How do you become a better reader? Lots of practice, using “just right” material, and a way to know if your practice is producing results. KIBSD has three tools that help students take control of their reading growth!  Lexile

Reading Resources for Children
This website consists of interactive reading programs for young children.  It teaches Letter Knowledge, Phonemic Awareness, Alphabetic Principle, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension.

For information regarding reading email: Margaret Reed

Math Resources

For information regarding math email: Christy Lyle

Count Me In Too
Count Me In Too offers many fun games to help children improve their number sense!  It is also a professional development program developed to support the effective teaching of mathematics in years K-6.  Check it out - it is well worth your time!!

The Math Learning Center
The Math Learning Center (MLC) is a nonprofit organization serving the education community. Their mission is to inspire and enable individuals to discover and develop their mathematical confidence and ability.

Grade 1
Bugs Galore
From Land to Sea
Lobster Legs & Whale Tails
Pattern Blocks, Polydrons & Paper Quilts
My Little Farm

Grade 2
Sorting, Pattering & Number

Hungry Ants
Addition, Subtraction & Probability
Exploring Shapes, Symmetry, Area & Numbers
Branching into Larger Numbers: Money & Place Value
Get Those Marbles Rolling
Games, Graphs & Toys

Grade 3
Computation, Algebraic Thinking & Probability

Place Value Structures & Multi-Digit Computation
Two- & Three-Dimensional Geometry
Multiplication & Division Patterns & Concepts
Place Value & Computation with Larger Numbers
Money, Fractions & Probability
Three Dimensional Geometry, Multiplication & Data Analysis
Bridge Design & Construction Data Collection & Analysis

Grade 4
Multiplication & Division Models
Place Value & Multiplication with Larger Numbers
Fractions & Division
Geometry & Measurement
Probability & Data Analysis
Fractions & Decimals
Algebraic Thinking
Wingspans: Measurement & Data Analysis

Grade 5
Connecting Mathematical Topics
See & Understanding Multi-Digit Multiplication & Division
Geometry & Measurement
Multiplication, Division & Fractions
Probability & Data Analysis
Fractions, Decimals & Precents
Algebraic Thinking
Data, Measurement, Geometry & Physics with Spinning Tops

Middle School Resources

Connected Mathematics Project
This website is designed to answer some of the questions and concerns you might have. If you are primarily looking for ways to help your child with homework, this site offers general support and well as specific, unit- by - unit, mathematical help.

Grade 6
Parent Guide - Prime Time
Parent Guide - Bits and Pieces I
Parent Guide - Shapes and Designs
Parent Guide - Bits and Pieces II
Parent Guide - Covering and Surrounding
Parent Guide - Bits and Pieces III
Parent Guide - How Likely Is It?
Parent Guide - Data About Us

Grade 7
Parent Guide - Variables and Patterns
Parent Guide - Stretching and Shrinking
Parent Guide - Comparing and Scaling
Parent Guide - Accentuate the Negative
Parent Guide - Moving Straight Ahead
Parent Guide - Filing and Wrapping
Parent Guide - What Do You Expect?
Parent Guide - Data Distributions

Grade 8
Parent Guide - Thinking With Mathematical Models
Parent Guide - Looking for Pythagoras
Parent Guide - Growing, Growing, Growing
Parent Guide - Frogs, Fleas, and Painted Cubes
Parent Guide - Kaleidoscopes, Hubcaps, and Mirrors
Parent Guide - Say It With Symbols
Parent Guide - The Shapes of Algebra
Parent Guide - Samples and Populations



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