40 Top Tech Tools for GIfted Learners

Simple Machines


Create simple machines to trade distance for force in this challenge game!

Innovation and Science in Everyday Life

Explore the science around you with games and interactives. 


Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes-- into a visually stunning word cloud.

Smart is Fun!

This website has SO many games!

Wordle - Word Clouds

Create word clouds for fun or projects. Once you get creating, it's hard to stop!

What do animals think and how do their brains work?

Watch the NOVA series online and find out about brains in the animal world. There are 3 videos in this series. Does a dog's brain function better than a bird brain? You might be surprised!

GEOGUESSR - Google's Geography Game

Try to guess where you are in the world while playing this fun geography game! 

Greg Tang Math

Greg Tang as the author of many children's books. He also has a great  website. Play Kakooma, Math Limbo, or Numskill. Practice math skills in may different ways on this interactive site. 

Integer Football

A fun way to work with positive and negative integers, Integer Football sets players up on a football field to solve problems to win or lose the game.

Number Balls

This game allows players to order integers. See how high your score can go!


Spider Match

This is a fun game that requires the player  to combine integers to get a certain number and it allows up to four people!


Balanced Be Your Math!

                    Algebrahelp.com is a collection of lessons, calculators, and worksheets created to assist you with learning algebra.

Become a Crime Scene Investigator and Try to Solve a Roman Mystery

Be a Roman sleuth - use your detective skills to unravel the events behind a mysterious death. You have until dawn to investigate the crime scene, and crack the case. Piece together the puzzle using their evidence, eye-witness testimonies, and perhaps a little detective's intuition.

Mummy Mystery

Collect clues and figure out which mummy belongs in the tomb!

Kinetic City

This is a WOW website. It is packed with science games.

Want to be a News Anchor? Use this online teleprompter and become an instant expert!

1. Think about a topic that you would like to learn about. 
2. Gather information from the internet using websites, books, encyclopedia, or any appropriate sources.
3. Write your own script using a word processor for a TV-style report based on the current information you have gathered.
4. Paste your script into CuePromptor. 
5. Share your report using the CuePromptor while standing in front of our SMART Board using maps or other pictures related to your report projected in the background.

More Puzzles!

Do you love a challenge? This site has great puzzles.

Save the Egg!


Astronomy for Kids


NASA's Space Place


Earth and Moon Viewer


On the Trail of Captain John Smith: A Jamestown Colony Adventure


Pirate Adventure Games


Colonial Life


Build a Panda Habitat


Try creating a new giant panda habitat for Mei Xiang and Tian Tian. See if you can balance the needs of the pandas, visitors, and staff!

Choose narrated Broadband version.

Biomes of the World


~It's a WiLd WiLd World~


Build your wildest self ever at this fun website. Ed Heads



https://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cUser.dspLoginJoin Use this link to find science and math gizmos.

Math Playground

http://www.mathplayground.com/index.html Find great math games at this site! I tried the algebraic reasoning games and got hooked! Enjoy.

A Complete Guide to Genre Characteristics

http://www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/cms/lib5/NC01000308/Centricity/Domain/2665/Genre Characteristics Chart.pdf

'Just Right' Book List for Independent Reading


Multiplication Fun


Lemony Snicket's Unfortunate Events Series


Guardians of Ga’hoole Series

Warriors: Omen of the Stars

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series

An ordinary boy discovers he has surprising powers in this series.