Resources for Educators & Parents

Lesson plans, advice, and resources for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers.
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8 Ways Parents Can Help with Reading

Ways a Parent Can Help a Child with Reading

10 Free Learning Websites for Kids Into the Book and Storyline Online are great! If the Storyline Online videos won't play, they have a page on with the free videos

a year of many firsts: summer review websites for kids

Umm this site is amazing. Seriously. If you are a teacher librarian or media specialist you have just found your new bff.

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Teacher-Librarians

Activities to go with books by Laura Numeroff...ideas for the If You Give Give series

Fantastic Fun & Learning

Activities to go with Books by Laura Numeroff

Epic! E-book Subscription service. "Epic! for Educators," an entirely free version of the award-winning eBook reading app for all iOS and Android devices, is available to all U.S. and Canada-based elementary school teachers and librarians.

Epic! - Books for Kids
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A free, all-ages online learning site that covers math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Offers tools and separate interface for parents and teachers.

Khan Academy

The Homework Battle: How to Get Children to Do Homework

How to Get Children to Do Homework | Empowering Parents

How to Create a Literate Home | PBS Parents


How to Create a Literate Home

FAMILY TIME MACHINE | "The Family Time Machine™ is fueled by your family's imagination! It recharges its batteries when your family turns moments of togetherness into family time by learning, imagining and playing. From breakfast to bath time to bedtime, your family already spends time together throughout the day. The Family Time Machine helps you make the most of those moments by inspiring you to learn together with fun activities."

Family Time Machine

▶ Net Neutrality | Explained by Common Craft

Net Neutrality - Explained by Common Craft

Tips-for-Effective-Vocabulary-Instruction Infographic

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

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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 |

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Image Search Tricks Every Teacher Must Know

Shake Up Learning
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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

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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

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The 60-Second Guide To Teaching With Tablets

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

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5 Books for Thinking Parents | Imagination Soup
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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.

Busy Kids Happy Mom
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