Helpful Links for Parents
NACD's Recommended Books List
Websites for Education
Educational videos, lessons, and games for K-12 school kids.
This website offers seasonal activities for kids in an easy to use format. It is ideal for unit studies as the webite is organized by subject area. It also offers short, printable books on many topics -- for early to fluent readers.
This website allows you to make your own reading flashcards that flash on the computer. You have to say the words but it shows the words. You can even change the background colors! It's appropriate for any child who is doing word cards and likes the computer.
This website offers animated educational software that ranges from the early learner to the states and capitols.
This website offers Old Time Radio shows on MP3 audio files that are available for download and/or CD order. The shows are entertaining and ideal for stories or books on tape listening.
This website is good for kids processing 5 and up and has information and activities for kids on topics such as animals and countries.
This website offers neuroscience for kids. The cite is user friendly and can be used to answer common questions about the brain or for and in depth study.
This website offers a cross section of science topic that include, anthropology, psychology, chemistry etc…The website is offers article and career resources for different fields of science.
This website provides topics and ideas for instruction across a broad range of curriculum. The subjects and lessons are appropriate for student equivalent to grade 5 or higher.
Great Sites For Kids is a weekly column that was created to help parents and teachers find fun and educational web sites for kids to use at home and in the classroom, and to help kids of all ages find great sites to visit. Web sites are reviewed that feature the following categories: biography/history, geography, language arts, math, music, science/nature, and entertainment/amusement. The goal of this column is to discover the best on the web and to share it with others.
Has game boards, printable word cards in large and small print, etc.
Site with 1000 Word Lists and other activities
Variety of subjects to learn from.
Great site to assist in all parts of speech.
News and current events for kids
This site will do math fact flashcards with the children and play games using math facts. It's free and is appropriate for any child working on addition, subtraction, multiplication or division facts.
This site has a newsletter full of math games and funny math activities and articles. Kids should be processing a five and above and be seven or eight and above in age.
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List of More Educational Links
Vocabulary reinforcement for all