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Resources for Educators & Parents

Lesson plans, advice, and resources for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers.

Resources for Educators & Parents

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▶ Net Neutrality | Explained by Common Craft

Net Neutrality - Explained by Common Craft

Tips-for-Effective-Vocabulary-Instruction Infographic

A great list of education websites. (Only,, not BCPL is launching a new group using this resource!

Apps that motivate reading.

We Are Teachers

ZipGrade: Grade paper tests using your iPhone's camera | Free download allows you to grade 100 tests; requires a one-time purchase of $1.99 for the unlimited use version.

ZipGrade Cloud: iPad and iPhone Grading App For Teachers

101 Homeschooling Sites to Follow in 2014 | ElementaryEducati...

Image Search Tricks Every Teacher Must Know

Teach your 3-6 year old to read the no fail way!

Tips for teaching your child to read

Find How: How-To Directory for Education

Education |

101 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools for Teachers and Educators

101 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools

YouTube for teachers

TeacherTube - Teach the World

Great songs to teach science set to popular tunes

The 60-Second Guide To Teaching With Tablets

ChemCollective | A collection of virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, tutorials, and concept tests from staff and faculty at Carnegie Mellon.

5 Books for Thinking Parents | Imagination Soup

Help your child choose age-appropriate books that meet your standards. Common Sense Media is a BCPL favorite for checking whether a book contains content outside of a parent's comfort level.

Tips for Reading Books to an Active Baby or Toddler

Classroom Connections: Elementary Economics, by Angela Leeper | Booklist Online

The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students | Edudemic

Want Smart Kids? Talk to Them—and Listen to Them | SLATE article

9 Guaranteed Ways to Get Your Children Excited About Read-Alouds

No, It’s Not Arbitrary and Does Make Sense: Teaching the English Punctuation System

Teaching Literacy Through Environmental Print | Childhood 101

Tips for library visits with young children. | via Cheerios and Lattes

33 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten | via I Can Teach My Child