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Grammar Ninja

A fun game for students to play as they develop a working knowledge of the parts of speech. Grammar Ninja has three levels for students to work through. As long as you answer questions correctly, they continue through the game, but answer incorrectly and the words explode.

The Problem Site

Loaded with great games for students. Some of the games are traditional “hang-man” style games, some of the games are traditional games, and some of the games are completely new. Each game is designed to help students develop problem solving skills. The games are categorized as word games, math games, or strategy games.

Learning together

Offers four activities for learning about the geography of the United States. Learning Together also offers a game about world geography and a game about European geography.

Brain bashers

Offers visitors a nice selection of word games, logic games, and puzzles. Many games change daily and new games are added every week.

Khan Academy

Students can make use of Khan Academy's extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos from any computer with access to the web.

Coolmath offers math for ages 13-100 with explanations that are easy to grasp on topics like algebra, pre-calculus and more.

Free Rice

Freerice has a custom database containing questions at varying levels of difficulty. There are levels appropriate for beginners and levels that will challenge the most scholarly professors. Freerice automatically adjusts to your level. It starts by giving you questions of increasing difficulty and then, based on how you do, assigns you an approximate starting level. You then determine a more exact level for yourself as you play. When you get a question wrong, you go to an easier level. When you get three questions in a row right, you progress to a harder level.

Hooda Math

Engaging online games that teach math in creative ways.

CSI Web Adventures

Rice University has partnered with CBS, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the National Science Foundation to produce web adventures based on the CSI television series. The web adventures are designed to teach students the process of forensic investigation and problem solving in three levels.

Freedom: A History of the US

Contains is an overview of US history containing videos, documents, and pictures. There are also quizzes for students to test their knowledge

Kids Past

Offers an easy-to-read World History “textbook” for kids. To accompany the textbook, the site offers five history games to which students can apply the knowledge they gather.

Sheppard Software

A fantastic collection of free, web-based educational games covering Science, Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts.

Spelling City

Teaching spelling and vocabulary is easy with VocabularySpellingCity! Students can study and learn their word lists using vocabulary and spelling learning


Offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy.



Online games for kids in K-5 sorted by grade level. Games incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills.


Starfall is a children's website that teaches basic English reading and writing skills. The main demographic is preschoolers, and kindergarteners. Founded in 2002, the website teaches children how to read by using games and phonics