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Useful websites for students and parents

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The following information contains web sites that might be useful for parents and students. Please remember we cannot guarantee that some links or advertisements within these web sites are completely safe, but I have previewed the sites and recommend their use. As always, parents are asked to review any web site, before allowing your child access to the site.


General Search Engines for Children

Kids Read  get reviews on books kids love to read.

Yahoo Kids searches its subject tree of child-safe and popular sites.

Ask for kids - lets students type in questions and then it gathers web sites where the answer might be found.

Internet Public Library for kids - lots of online references available.

KidsClick! - a web search engine for kids maintained by librarians. Use search words or use their subject tree of 600 high-quality sites.

ALA Subject Tree - over 700 kid-safe web sites organized in a subject tree maintained by the American Library Association.


Recommended General Sites

Tumble book Library website   A new site available for students at Broadmoor. The username is  broadmoor and the password is   books

Funbrain.com  a site with games in math, grammar, spelling, science and culture.

Discoveryschool.com  lots of homework help with links to other good sites

World Almanac for Kids  a great site with quizzes, games and interesting information on lots of different topics.

Time for Kids  a news site with current events of interest to children, plus links to games and homework help sites.


Author and Favorite Character Pages - it's always fun to visit an author's individual web site to learn more about them and see what fun activities they provide on their site. Web sites devoted to favorite characters are also loads of fun! Here are some recommended sites:

Jan Brett
Sharon Creech
Roald Dahl
Laura Numeroff

Patricia Polacco 

Judy Blume

Roland Smith

William Allen White Books

Random House's Seussville


Recommended Science Sites

Dr. Bob's Interesting Science Stuff
Science Monster
National Geographic Kids
Cool Science for Curious Kids
Scholastic's The Magic School Bus Site

 Kid's Guide to Saving Energy:  https://www.saveonenergy.com/kids-learning-center/saving-energy/


Recommended Math Sites

Aplus Math
Math Baseball
AAA Math
Fun Mathematics Lessons
Lemonade Larry


Recommended Sites Just for Fun!

Dav Pilkey's Extra-Crunchy Website o'Fun
Wacky Web Tales
Up to Ten Kids
HarperCollins Children's Books Games & Contests


Recommended Sites for Parents

Helping Your Child Succeed in School is a publication designed for parents of children ages 5-11. It offers tips for talking with your children & getting them to talk with you, encouraging them to read, monitoring TV watching & video game playing, using the library & the Internet, working with teachers & schools, & helping children with test taking. More than 60 fun activities can help children develop important skills.

Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers a first stop resource for early literacy for parents of young readers.

Scholastic  a good resource for teachers, parents and students.



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