Helpful Websites for Students and Parents
FunBrain for Parents Educational games are the highlight of this site. The games cover all interest areas and target specific age levels. There are “parent-kid challenges,” “homework relief,” and “books on the run” links. Also linked to this site, there is a family education newsletter that helps with school, life, entertainment, and special needs issues.
KidsRead: This website shares reviews of “cool new books” and authors. The books are categorized by age and by genre. There is a link for podcasts and another for book clubs. The newsletter highlights the newest and best on the site.
PBS For Parents: This site contains guides on a variety of topics such as child development, curriculum connections, and technology for kids. It also shares information on hot issues in education. On the lighter side, there are games, stories, and guides to the TV programs offered by PBS. The guide is also available in Spanish. Bienvenidos a PBS Padres!
Scholastic for Parents: This site contains age appropriate guides for helping your child learn to love reading. Divided into early childhood and school age children, the site also contains resources for helping your child with math, technology and other subjects. Additionally, there is an array of information about family matters.
Time for Kids Teacher’s Homepage: This site shares diverse resources for parents including virtual tours around the world, kid-appropriate current events
stories, homework help, and games.
Taken from: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/EnglishLanguageArts/ParentResources/Helpful+Websites+for+Parents+of+Elementary+School+Students.htm
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