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Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry 4 Kids offers poems, lesson plans, games, and more

Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry 4 Kids offers poems, lesson plans, games, and more

Poetry 4 Kids is a poetry site by children’s author Kenn Nesbitt. The website features funny poems and classic poems for kids as well as, games, poetry lessons, and activities that teachers and parents can use when planning instruction. The site also offers other tools, including a rhyming dictionary for children writing original poetry. Check...

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Reading Rockets offers resources, games, and more

Reading Rockets offers resources, games, and more

The Reading Rockets project brings research-based strategies, instructional materials, games, interactive ideas, and resources to educators and families. The site features ideas for teaching reading, helping struggling readers, suggested book lists, and more. In this uncertain time, help your learners keep up on their reading skills by checking out this resource, implementing some new strategies,...

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News Literacy resources available

News Literacy resources available

The News Literacy Project is an organization that is working to help society become more news literate, starting with students. Teachers and parents can use the provided lesson plans to teach learners how to become smarter, more active consumers of news and other information needed for participation in civic life. Check out the site for...

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Adventure Academy offers learning activities for kids 8-13

Adventure Academy offers learning activities for kids 8-13

Adventure Academy is offering an extended free trial for students affected by school closures as well as 49% off an annual subscription. This online learning program is for students ages 8-13 and includes learning games and videos for reading, math, science, and social studies. In language arts, students can develop mastery of skills like main...

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EDSITEment offers humanities lesson materials

EDSITEment offers humanities lesson materials

EDSITEment is a website created in a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities. The site offers free K-12 humanities education materials for social studies, ELA, foreign language, and art courses. Resources available on the site include lesson plans, teacher guides, and student activities. Teachers and parents seeking high-quality humanities...

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Step-by-Step Solutions with Wolfram Alpha

Step-by-Step Solutions with Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is a one-stop-shop for high school students looking for additional materials in Math, Science and Technology, Society and Culture, and much more. This site uses a vast database of expert-level knowledge to provide students the ability to search for solutions to problems. With step-by-step problem solving, this resource is a wonderful tool to...

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Master Writing with Purdue Owl

Master Writing with Purdue Owl

Purdue Owl is a free online writing lab for high school and college students providing everything you need to know about writing an A+ paper. From grammar tools to proper formatting guides, Purdue Owl is for writer development, no matter the skill level. Not only is the online writing lab for writing students, but a...

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Enjoy geographic and culture storytelling on Mapita

Enjoy geographic and culture storytelling on Mapita

Mapita is a site that features beautiful geographic and cultural story-telling, aimed at fostering empathy. Readers can enjoy stories from various countries around the world including India, Australia, Afganistan, Peru, The United States, and Canada, among others. Each story serves as a record of life on our planet. This site can be used for social...

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Make Way for Books offers free books, early literacy tips

Make Way for Books offers free books, early literacy tips

Make Way for Books is an app that helps families with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers gain unlimited access to free, effective, and bilingual books and early literacy resources from their mobile devices. Beyond offering free books, the app also has tips to help parents as they read the books with their kids. The tips prompt...