Posts Tagged ‘reading programs for kids’

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: How to smile

While we’ve got literacy education covered, many other educational websites cover different subjects.  Our mascot owl’s most recent discovery is “How to Smile”.  Here’s more about them from their website: “Are you looking for new ways to teach kids about math and science? Do you want activities that meet you where you live, whether your “classroom” is an active volcano,…

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…

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: Wonderville

A visit to the local science center  is a wondrous experience for both young and old. But if you’ve only got a few minutes to explore the joy of science, the kids will love educational websites like Wonderville.  Here’s more about them from their  website: Wonderville is a fun, interactive destination for kids to discover the exciting world of science….

Reading Kingdom Wins Top Homeschool Curriculum Award!

Reading Kingdom is excited to announce that we have received the Homeschool.com Top Homeschool Curriculum Award. Reading Kingdom is an award-winning program that uses fun, interactive animated lessons to teach children 4-10 how to read and write to a 3rd grade level. Reviewers were especially impressed by Reading Kingdom’s patented, adaptive curriculum. It is the only program available that uses…

Lingo Likes: Slow Motion Science Projects

Kids love to learn about science through action. When kids see a mentos drop into a bottle of cola, or watch a hydrogen balloon explode there’s just something about science experiments that puts them in awe.  What’s even better is when they can see the launches, explosions and other experiments in  s l o w  m o t i o…

Lingo Likes: Learning from Primary Sources

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen and to think what nobody else has though.” -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi When students gather information for a project or assignment, it’s very important that the information is factual and cited from primary sources whenever possible.  Lingo flies all over the internet to find the best websites for kids, parents and educators to…