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    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

    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.

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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 | ElementaryEducati...

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    Image Search Tricks Every Teacher Must Know

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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.

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    Tips for Reading Books to an Active Baby or Toddler

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