Archive for the ‘Homeschool’ Category

3 Tips for Parents Supporting Children’s Learning at Home

David (parent) asks: Which three pieces of advice would you give parents about supporting their children’s learning at home? Dr. Marion Blank answers: A few years back, a study appeared with the following headline: To predict student success, there’s no place like home. (http://news.ufl.edu/2010/03/22/school-success). It’s an apt way of stating what we’ve long known—namely, that what happens in the home…

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: FindingDulcinea

When doing research for school (and work) assignments, it’s always good to have credible and trustworthy information available.  Our mascot owl Lingo has discovered a way to streamline your search experience with educational websites like FindingDulcinea! Here’s more about this time-saving tool from their site: “Our mission is to bring users the best information on the Web for any topic,…

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Exploratorium

Children are fascinated with science and conducting experiments.  That’s why the educational website Lingo likes this week is The Exploratorium.  Here’s more about The Exploratorium from their website: “If you visit the museum in person or online, you only see part of who we are. Here are some things you might not know about us. We Broke the Science Museum…

Lingo Likes Websites that Keep Kids Safe Online!

We consider it a top priority to keep kids safe online, and believe that all kids should have access to a safe and neutral Internet. That’s why the website Lingo likes is DOGO News.  Here’s more about them from their website: DOGO Media is a next-generation online network empowering kids to engage with digital media in a fun, safe and…

Meal Idea for Kids: Cinco de Mayo Mini Beany Cheese-tada!

Celebrar la Victoria! Today marks the 152nd anniversary of Cinco De Mayo and we’re sharing a tasty meal idea for kids to help celebrate! Here’s more from our friends at Super Healthy Kids: Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with Mexican Inspired Food!   One go-to website that always has amazing ideas…

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

The Farmer’s Almanac is a book known to many as a reference book and how-to guide for farmers.  Now, the Farmer’s Almanac is available as an educational website for kids!  Here’s more about them from their website: The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids is proud to offer kids, teens, teachers, and parents a safe place to visit on the Internet….