DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 24, 2021) — The Davenport Community School District website offers a wealth of free online educational resources, which can be found on the Summer Learning page at https://www.davenportschools.org/summer2021.
Media specialists have prepared summer reading lists for students, grades 1 through 12. The lists are divided into groups for grades 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. These lists will help students and their parents to find enjoyable books, at the right reading level, during the summer months.
“Learning doesn’t have to stop during the summer,” said TJ Schneckloth, Superintendent at Davenport Community School District. “The links on the Summer Learning page of our website present a fun selection of free resources that kids of all ages can enjoy.”
The page features links to online resources for summer learning at home in a variety of educational categories. These include Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Family Engagement, with downloadable support documents available.
Links in the Reading section include Starfall — http://www.starfall.com/ — a free public service to teach children to read with phonics. Other websites listed in the Reading section feature learning games, videos, puzzles, and vocabulary tests.
Links in the Mathematics section include AAA Math — http://www.AAAmath.com — which features explanations of mathematical topics, practice problems, and challenging games.
The Science section include many links of local interest, including the Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science — http://www.putnam.org — which houses thousands of informative exhibits.
The Family Engagement section features PBS Kids Lab — http://www.pbskids.org/lab — where you will find an abundance of educational media covering a variety of learning topics.Other Family and Student Resources can be found on the Davenport Community School District website at https://www.davenportschools.org/family-and-students/. Parents are encouraged to visit this section for information on family services, health and wellness, and more.
To learn more about the Davenport Community School District, please visit http://www.davenportschools.org/.
About the Davenport Community School District: Serving more than 14,000 students and their families, the Davenport Community School District prepares young minds for success. Through academics, the arts, and athletics, we are growing excellence for every child. We work with the communities of Blue Grass, Buffalo, Davenport, and Walcott. With more than 3,000 employees, we are one of the top ten employers in the Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities. We employ more than 1,400 teachers, and more than half hold a master’s degree or higher. All teachers receive ongoing coaching and professional development by a staff of Curriculum & Instruction Specialists and other experts from around the nation. To learn more, please visit http://www.davenportschools.org/.