Parent Toolkit: www.parenttoolkit.com
Parents (and educators) can find information categorized by news, grades and lessons, and topic. They can find support through opinion articles, research, videos, and lessons that relate to academics, social and emotional health, financial literacy, or college and careers.
A website which compiles articles and research and breaks it down into categories, such as politics & policy, technology, industry, and innovation, research, international perspectives, “In the Classroom,” and more.
U.S. Department of Education: www2.ed.gov
Parent resources broken down into categories such as early childhood education, reading resources, special education, paying for college, and “Help Your Child Learn” (guides, articles, research and more).
National Education Association: www.nea.org
Broken into categories titled issues and action, tools and ideas, grants and events, parents and educators can find the information they need. They can learn about education funding, public education, and human and civil rights. Or read about teaching strategies and find advice and support.
BCTeach: – www.abcteach.com
A great place for kids, parents, and teachers.
Discovery Channel Education: – www.discoveryschool.com
Parents and students can discover brain builders, learning adventures, and skill-building worksheets for all subjects. Teachers can find hundreds of fun and exciting lesson plans for grades K-12 in all subjects. All lesson plans are created by teachers, for teachers.
American Homeschool Association: americanhomeschoolassociation.org
Articles, essays, and FAQs, plus hundreds of resources and links for homeschooling parents.
PBS Kids Home Page: – www.pbskids.org
Games, music, and activities for kids featuring all of their favorite characters.
The College Board: – www.collegeboard.com
Up-to-date information about the PSAT/NMQST, SAT, AP tests, and more. Review the complete list of test centers, dates, and online registration. Use the comprehensive college search engine to narrow your students’ college search based on matching majors, costs, sports, and admission requirements.
ACT Test Center: – www.actstudent.org
For information about upcoming ACT test dates, test preparation, test centers, and registration.
Figure This!: – www.figurethis.org
Offers interactive math problems families can use to help children understand estimation, volume, and other important mathematical concepts.
Environmental Kids Club: – www.epa.gov/kids/index.htm
A great site that helps kids discover how human actions affect the environment and how they can help make the earth a cleaner place to live. From garbage and recycling to climate change and acid rain, this site is filled with interactive games and projects that make environmental protection fun.
AES Education Planner: – www.educationplanner.com
Discover your child’s learning style. Learn study skill techniques and stress management tips. This site also has in-depth information about preparing for, selecting, and applying for college.
Grammar & Spelling Help: – englishplus.com/grammar/
This site is loaded with grammar style and usage rules and examples. From punctuation, spelling and common mistakes, you’ll find the answer to your question on this comprehensive website.
Vocabulary From A to SAT: – www.vocabulary.co.il/
Make expanding your vocabulary fun. This innovative site features dozens of vocabulary building games, each with multiple skill levels and topics.
The Stacks: – www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/
This terrific reading site is loaded with book reviews for kids, from beginning readers to teens. There are games, quizzes, and informative links for parents and teacher resources.