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ALA Great Web Sites for Kids — Over 700 sites gathered by the American Library Association.  Search through a variety of topics and this site will give you a variety of pages to visit. All are 'childproof,' and guaranteed to be exciting.  ALA for Young People & Their Parents

Common Core - State Standards Initiative - Devoted to the task of defining Common Core State Standards, this site provides detailed definitions of what students are expected to learn. It serves as a resource to teachers and parents embarking on the education of young people, especially in the context of relevance to real-world knowledge and skills that are necessary for success in college and careers. http://www.corestandards.org

How to Smile - A collection of hands-on science and math activities created by staff from science museums around the country, this website is a resource for educators, homeschoolers, parents, and anyone looking to teach school-aged children about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) using interactive, non-classroom methods. www.howtosmile.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities - A user-friendly resource for parents, caregivers, or anyone impacted by or concerned about learning disabilities (LD). Features guides for understanding LD symptoms and treatments in an age-appropriate context, from preschool through adulthood. http://www.ncld.org

Wonderopolis - Spark children's imaginations by sharing a "Wonder of the Day" and exploring a "Wonder Playground." A project of the National Center for Family Literacy. http://wonderopolis.org

 


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