NWLSD Technology Links

Educational Game Sites

Instructional and Educational Games:

Oswego City School District's Interactive Games  An outstanding array of fun games for students!

Learning Games for Kids This site is excellent for drill and practice in almost any subject area.  It also has fun keyboarding games.  No signup required.  For grades K-5.

Elementary Learning Online: Here's a wikispace dedicated to the best interactive resources for students in grades K-5, arranged by core subject areas.


Arcademic Skills Builder Designed for K-6, this site has lots of Math and Language Arts games that students can play without creating accounts.  Better yet, they can play against each other!

Smart Kit Puzzle Playground Thousands of online games here.  The best are probably the Math games, but there are plenty of games here to build problem-solving and thinking skills.

EdGames using MS Products  Games created with PowerPoint, Excel, etc.  Are you interested in using games in your classroom but just cant find ones that match your curriculum? Have you tried to create video or board games for your classroom only to be overwhelmed by the amount of time and effort required just to produce them? If you answered yes to these questions, this web site is for you. This site contains downloadable games, game templates, and utilities that teachers and trainers can use to enhance any lesson.

Show Me: Free Games and Stuff for Kids from the UK's Museums and Galleries.

Jeff Ertzberger's Game Page  Free PowerPoint game templates!

Jeopardy  Listed by content area and grade level, from Hardin County Games.

Games Magazine  This site will help kids keep learning over the summer months.  The Puzzler Sampler challenges kids with a trivia question, wordplay, and an Eyeball Bender (mystery photo).  Solve crosswords online or play a Pic-a-Pix paint-by-numbers game. 

Study Jams Created by Scholastic, Study Jams are videos, slideshows, and karaoke songs to enhance your teaching and bring some fun to learning. The jams are available for math and science and cover a variety of topics. Easy to navigate through, students cam view vocabulary related to a topic, watch a video, and then quiz themselves. Could be used as a whole group review, for extra help in small groups, or for centers. Most appropriate for grades 3-5. 

Game sites where students can compete against other students:
Math Skills:
SumDog  http://www.sumdog.com 
HoodaMath http://hoodamath.com
MangaHigh http://www.mangahigh.com/en_us/?localeset=en_us
All Subjects:
TutPup http://tutpup.com