Archive for the ‘Kids Learning Websites’ Category

Counting Kingdom Review: “Reading Kingdom Has Counting Kingdom To Help With Numbers!”

“Being a parent means that you want the best things for your kids. We want to encourage them. We want to make sure that they have the best opportunities to succeed so they can be productive adults and confident in their choices. Starting with their education, you can help them when they need to slow it down so they can…

Another Struggling Reader Finds Success with Reading Kingdom!

Dana is a mom who uses Reading Kingdom with her struggling reader, and is happy to have found a successful solution!  Here’s what she has to say: We have used this program with my struggling reader and he really loves it.  Since it goes at his pace and adapts to his skills, he is able to really enjoy himself while…

How not to let your kid’s brain turn to mush over the summer break

Research spanning 100 years shows that the summer learning slide is very real.  Here’s how to keep your kids from experiencing “brain drain” over the summer: Summer break is here for many students and their teachers across the country. Kids are off to camps, vacations with the grandparents or just time lounging around the house. But when there is so…

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,…

New study: Babies can’t learn to read, they don’t understand

Multiple products have been released that claim your child can learn to read as an infant or toddler.  But research shows that this simply is not true. The Daily Journal has more: “Read to your baby, sing and play games. But don’t waste money on programs that claim to teach infants to read, a new study suggests. Researchers who explored…

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Animal Diversity Web

There are great educational activities that can be created from learning about animals, which is what makes the Animal Diversity Web is a terrific educational website.  Here’s more about ADW from their website: Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan Animal Diversity Web has: Thousands…