The search engines below generally provide safe internet searching for kids:.
A visual search engine for kids, powered by editors and Google safe search.
A free web search tool for kids that is maintained by librarians.
- ipl2 for Kids
A free search site maintained by librarians and supported by many leading universities.
A search engine designed for K-8 students that features appropriate, credible sites.
Resources For Students
Information, photos, and videos about endangered animals, plants, and fungi.
Easily input information and create a variety of graphs.
Bibliography and citation generator.
Music that may be downloaded for presentations.
Games and educational activities for kids.
- Greg Tang Math
Math games and activities for kids, including a summer challenge.
The official kids’ portal to the U.S. government.
- Learn the Parts of the Computer
A matching game that identifies parts of the computer.
- Math 3 Under the Sea
Math problems and activities for grades 3-5.
- National Geographic Kids
Videos, activities, games, and stories about the science and social studies.
- National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Math activities with math manipulatives.
Videos and games about internet safety and personal safety.
- Online Free Spanish
Lessons, tips, games, and resources designed for learners of the Spanish language.
Safe, free image library for education.
- RRISD Elementary Internet Links
A collection of useful links organized by subject.
- Scholastic Family Playground
Games and activities for elementary students. Includes a section for parents, too.
- Social Studies Alive! America’s Past
Tutorials designed to accompany 5th grade social studies instruction.
- Spelling City
Provides practice and review of spelling words that are entered into the site.
Games and activities for early readers.
- Sumo Paint
An online image editor for photos and painting that works in a browser.
- TELPAS Tutorials and Released Tests
Practice test for students taking TELPAS.
- Theme (Shape) Poems
Poem creation in various shapes – can be printed or saved.
Password-Protected Resources For Students
Usernames and passwords for the following resources are available from classroom teachers, intervention teachers, the instructional technology specialist, and/or the librarian. Resources marked with an * are assigned to select students only..
- *AAPPL Testing
Links to an online assessment for dual language learners.
Connects teachers and learners in a safe, online site and provides access to resources and assignments.
- enVision Math/Pearson
Games and activities provided by Pearson, the publisher of the adopted math textbook series, which are assigned by teachers.
- *First in Math
Math skills and practice.
Reading intervention program for beginning through intermediate readers..
Coding for kids; part of Hour of Code.
Keyboarding and technology lessons
Science instruction, activities, and quizzes that are assigned by teachers.
- Think Central
Online books, activities, and tests provided by HMH, the publisher of the adopted reading textbook series, which are assigned by teachers.
- Think Through Math
Online resource that provides differentiated math instruction, critical thinking, problem solving skills and reinforcement to prepare students for algebra and beyond.
- *Ticket to Read
Reading intervention for intermediate readers.
Acceptable Use Policy
Students and teachers MUST follow Round Rock ISD’s acceptable use policy when accessing online resources at school.
Herrington will offer both Chromebook and laptop computers for student use. Students will use the devices for doing research, for writing stories, and for creating digital stories. They will also use computers to access activities in STEMScopes science and other web sites, as directed by teachers.