Posts Tagged ‘online learning’

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Toporopa

Geography can be a challenging subject.  Luckily, Lingo flew across the pond and spotted a great educational website called Toporopa that we’re excited to share.  Here’s more about them from their website: “Can you point out Slovakia on the map? How about the Bosporus? Do you know the members of the European Union? This website is meant for everyone who…

Lingo Likes the YES! Magazine Student Writing Competition

“Learning to write is an essential part of learning to read well – when children can write effectively, they can read effectively. Writing and reading are skills that reinforce one another.” – Dr. Marion Blank We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best websites for kids that promote literacy. Lingo knew that along with helping…

Mom’s video review of online reading software for kids

Have you been wanting to watch the Reading Kingdom online learning software in action? Shelley let her Daughter Chesney try it out, and here’s what she had to say: “I got to review this fantastic online program called the Reading Kingdom. My daughter, Chesney, has benefited immensely from all the help this program has to offer. Plus, she loves playing…

Elementary School Teacher’s January Book Club Selection

Start the year off right with recommended children’s books that are selected straight from an educator herself. Passionate Teacher and Educator Catherine Smith loves to visit Reading Kingdom. She’s proud to share her own book club selections for the month of January to help your child foster the love of reading in 2012! The 7 Habits for Happy Kids Book…

The Online Learning Revolution (Schools That Work)

Edutopia has a nice series on their site called Schools That Work, which examines what school successes are made of. I particularly like their Online Learning Revolution segment. They write: “Is the future of learning online? Not exclusively. But online learning is expanding access to knowledge and personalizing learning in schools across the country. In regions where teachers (and resources)…

One Laptop Per Child

Our weekly “Site We Like” pick and #doingitright nod goes to Nicholas Negroponte and the One Lap Top Per Child foundation for persisting in their vision to provide access to education to every child in the world. In this video Nicholas Negroponte gives an overview of their mission. One Laptop Per Child’s site And by the way, for you book…