Posts Tagged ‘teaching children’

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Help My Kid Learn

Our mascot owl Lingo appreciates communities that help children learn from their own environment and every day experiences.  That’s why the educational website we like this week is HelpMyKidLearn.  Here’s more about them from their website: As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Your home is a place where lots of learning is happening every day. Your most…

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Project Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg’s invention of mechanical movable type printing is one of the most important events in human history.  It created many new opportunities for learning, led to a sharp rise in literacy rates, and caused a dramatic cultural shift that helped to create the world we live in today. We applaud projects that foster education, and that’s why our mascot…

Best Coding Apps for Kids

Computer “coding” (writing software code) is a very important skill that will only become more important in the future.  That’s why we like these great coding apps for kids.  Our friends at Kindertown share more: Coding.  It’s the latest, most popular, and slightly geeky topic to be teaching your children right now.  A recent New York Times article called Reading,…

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Fizzics Education

Our mascot owl loves to conduct fun science experiments both in schools and at home.  That’s why the educational website Lingo likes this week is Fizzics Education.  Here’s more about them from their website: Fizzics Education has been a leading Australian provider of interactive science workshops and shows since 2004. Through its interactive science programs and corporate partnerships Fizzics Education…

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: CELLS Alive!

All living things are made up of cells, and a great way to introduce cytology (the study of cells) to children is through educational websites like CELLS Alive!  Here’s more about them from their website: CELLS alive! represents 30 years of capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research. The site has been…

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…