Lawrence Hall of Science: Educational Websites We Like

Our mascot owl Lingo flew through the web last week to find exciting educational websites.  This week, we’re sharing the Lawrence Hall of Science 24/7 at The University of California, Berkley. Here’s more about them from their website: What We Do We investigate, create, and evaluate educational materials and methods, professional development programs, and hands-on learning experiences for our science…

Lingo Likes: KidRex

  We’ve talked before about how to keep kids safe online.  Lingo flies all over the internet to find ways to keep children safe online and that’s why the site Lingo likes this week is KidRex. Here’s more about them from their website: “KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from…

Lingo Likes: Better World Books

It’s vital that children learn to read to be successful later in life. To do so, they need quality textbooks and other educational resources readily available.  We’ve talked before about ways to start a book drive and most recently, Lingo the Reading Kingdom owl flew through internet to find even more websites that contribute to a better world through literacy. …

Lingo Likes: KarmaTube

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” – Margaret Mead Despite the problems in the world today, there will always be resources to provide hope for a better tomorrow.  Lingo flies all over the internet to find these positive change catalysts. That’s why the site Lingo likes this week…

Lingo Likes: HippoCampus

Quality educational resources can be hard to find.  Luckily, Lingo flies all over the internet to find the best sites for kids and educators alike to conquer this challenge. That’s why the site Lingo likes this week is HippoCampus.  Here’s more about them from their website: “HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). The goal…

Lingo Likes: Vittana

Poverty is a major obstacle for children who want a chance to get a good education.  Estimates are that half of the world’s children live in poverty and lack basic educational resources. A bright spot in this otherwise gloomy situation is micro-funding, which has become a popular method for addressing some of the developing world’s problems.  Now children are getting…