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  • The Best of Netflix for Summer Learning
    Kids and Tv
    Beat the Summer Slump With These 10 Learning Shows on Netflix
    I start every summer with the same declaration to my husband: "We're taking the kids on a million adventures this summer! No TV for those two!" Then comes a rainy day, or a 100-degree day, or a day when we are just too tired to plan anything. Ine...
    Laurie Mega
  • 3rd Grade Math: Multiply and Divide by 6, 7, 8 and 9
    Multiplication and Division
    3rd Grade Math: Multiply and Divide by 6, 7, 8 and 9
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to write two multiplication and division sentences for each picture. Get this fully interactive Learning Math course for $14.95 with a 75% discount using the code LEARN75. Thi...
  • Teen girl standing at locker with cell phone
    Kids and Cell Phones
    Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?
    Should cell phones be allowed in school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most schools now allow students to have cell phones but requi...
    Maya Cohen
  • 3rd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Bar Graphs
    Bar Graph
    3rd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Bar Graphs
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to organize, represent and interpret data in bar graph with up to 4 categories and single unit scale. Get this fully interactive Learning Math course for $14.95 with a 75% discou...
  • 3rd Grade Geometry Quiz: Area and Perimeter
    Geometry
    3rd Grade Geometry Quiz: Area and Perimeter
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to calculate area and perimeter and then supply the correct answers for each figure. An answer key is included. Get this fully interactive Learning Math course for $14.95 with a ...
  • 2nd Grade Geometry: Combine 2-D Shapes to Make Composite Figures
    Geometric Figures
    2nd Grade Geometry: Combine 2-D Shapes to Make Composite Figures
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids will be asked to combine various 2-dimensional geometric shapes to create a new composite figure, and then answer questions related the shapes they used. An answer key is included. Use th...
  • 21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Mobile Apps
    21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Educational apps are a great and fun way to keep your kids learning outside of the classroom, but the cost of all those apps can add up fast. Luckily, there are plenty of free apps for kids that are both educational and fun but won't break the ba...
    Colleen Hughes
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • 2nd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Picture Graphs
    Graphing
    2nd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Picture Graphs
    Using the illustrations on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to read and interpret data on a picture graph, and then answer questions related to the data in the graph. Kids will fill in the blanks with the correct answers; questions focus ...
  • What You Need to Know About Nutrients
    Biology
    What You Need to Know About Nutrients
    Kids answer questions about nutrients and enzymes by selecting the proper term(s) from a list. An answer key is provided. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Nutrition in Humans interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodma. ScienceWerkz is the...
  • Enzymatic Reactions in the Human Digestive System
    Human Anatomy
    Enzymatic Reactions in the Human Digestive System
    Students match the correct enzyme to the organ from which it's secreted and the enzymatic reaction it produces. An answer key is provided. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Nutrition in Humans interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodm...
  • School and Learning
    Benefits of Homeschooling
    Why Do People Homeschool?
    Why Do People Homeschool? Great Things About Homeschooling There are many advantages to homeschooling children. These benefits include the following: Excellent education. The overriding goal of homeschooling is to educate children. In this, homes...
  • Sequencing the Steps in the Scientific Method
    Scientific Method
    Activity: Sequencing the Steps in the Scientific Method
    Check your child's understanding of the scientific method with this full-color activity that prompts kids to number and sequence each step of the scientific method. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Introduction to Science interactive cours...
  • Understanding Convection
    Electricity
    Understanding Convection
    This printable can be used to enhance your kids' understanding of convection. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Electrcity I interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodma. ScienceWerkz is the winner of the 2013 EDDIE Award for Science E-...
  • Quiz: Conduction and Transmission of Heat
    Electricity
    Quiz: Conduction and Transmission of Heat
    This printable quiz can be used to check yourkids' understanding of conduction, transmission of heat, and the conductive properties of various materials. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Electrcity I interactive courseware is brought to you...
  • School and Learning
    Multiple Intelligences
    Learning Styles: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic
    Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic Learners"The National Insitutes of Health (NIH) estimate that the incidence of learning disabilities in the general population is 15 to 20 percent. Fifty-one percent of all the students enrolled in the nation's speci...
    Terry Farwell
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Lab Safety Quiz: Match the Chemicals with Hazard Symbols
    Chemistry
    Lab Safety Quiz: Match the Chemicals With Their Hazard Symbols
    In this full-color lab safety quiz, kids match different chemicals with the associated hazard symbols. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Introduction to Science interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodma. ScienceWerkz is the winner of th...