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Resources for Students and Parents

Resources for Students and Parents

Most Popular Educational Resources

Word Whiz - Helps students build vocabulary and study skills

Encyclopedia for Kids - Free Encyclopedia for reference

 

Reading Lists for Students

Pearson Youth Reading List - Pearson Recommended 6-8th summer reading

Book Suggestions for the Entire Family - List for great books separated by category and age range

 

The Future – Getting an Early Start on Careers and College

Explore Your Career Options - An interactive website from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Earn a College Degree – Find out the requirements for getting into college and see what it costs

Find the Right College for you - Learn about which colleges are similar to your interests and your strengths

Test Practice with Coach - Standards based test preparation for kids, parents and teachers

 

Fun Educational Games

Free Rice - Quiz game where correct answers help raise money for global hunger

View the Earth from Space - View Earth from the Sun, the Moon or from any of a host of satellites in orbit.

Be an A+ Math Ace  - Math games based on bingo and hidden pictures, and a variety of flash cards.

 

Resources for Parents

http://www.pta.org - Parent Teacher Association Webpage

Great Schools.Org - A middle school parents’ preparation for college guide

http://www.online-health-insurance.com/ - A database of health information for kids and adults

Read, Write, Think - Resources to help parents with their child’s literacy

 

Students With Disabilities

http://www.add.org/ - Attention Deficit Disorder Association

http://www.ldresources.com/ - Learning Disability Resources

http://www.ncld.org/ - National Center for Learning Disabilities

http://www.fcsn.org/ -Federation for Children with Special Needs

 

For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students

http://www.uncf.org/ - United Negro College Fund

http://www.aihec.org/ - American Indian Higher Education Consortium

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/index.html?src=mr - Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs