Academic Resources

Below you will find some helpful websites recommended by our teachers and parent community. If you scroll to the bottom, you will be able to download some useful documents that have been shared by teachers at previous PTA meetings. 

*Please check each website to determine the appropriateness of the content for your family.

Literacy Resources

Spelling Bee Information

Spelling City - input your own spelling list to practice

Lafayette Library

Math Resources

BVSD Parent Math Website

Math Pickle

Multiplication Games

Math Games

Science and STEAM Resources

Ryan's STEAM at Home Website

Steve Spangler - amazing Colorado science educator's site (great science fair project ideas)

STEAM Youtube Sites - recommendations for elementary school kids

Data Science Learning Resources 

Education Blogs

Mr. Lew's Recommendations - lots of links to all subjects

Teachers Pay Teachers - often has free downloadable worksheets for every grade level

Brightly - reading picks, tips, and tricks

Imagination Soup - book lists for every kind of reader, plus help in all subject areas 

This Reading Mama - excellent tips for helping your child read and write

Growing Book by Book - great tips and book lists

The Measured Mom - TONS of free printable easy readers, math games, and teaching advice

Creativity and Learning Resources - An online community that inspires students to create and gives them a platform to show off their creations. Kids earn badges for completing challenges, which include offline skills (make a paper clay sculpture, run an obstacle course) and online skills (create a claymation video, create an app).  

Technology Resources

Coding & Video Game Design Websites

Stop Motion Animation (app)

Stop Motion Animator (extension on chrome)

Movie/Video Editing (app)

WeVideo (extension on chrome)