Entries by Steve

Science News – Magazine of the Society for Science & the Pubic

I received an email telling me about Science News’ website.  There is a lot of interesting information there. It covers all things science and is even available as an Audible subscription.  The categories at the top make it easy to browse or you can search the site for something specific.  There is also a section […]

Composting For Kids

Composting is fun! It’s also easy. Let’s learn about how we make compost and how we use it to grow beautiful gardens. In economic times like these, growing our own food makes sense. It is also a great learning project for our kids Follow this link for a nice PDF that makes composting look easy.

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page consists of over 1000 pages of information on gifted children and adults, including 550+ pages of Hoagies’ Page collection, plus 500+ pages of ERIC Clearinghouse for Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERICEC).  Enter Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page through your gateway: Parents, Educators, Counselors, Administrators and other Professionals, or Kids & Teens. Once inside Hoagies’ Gifted Education […]

Sweet Search Engine for Students

    From the website: SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches only the 35,000 Web sites that our staff of research experts and librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved when creating the content on findingDulcinea. We constantly evaluate our search results and “fine-tune” them, by increasing the ranking of Web sites from […]

Find a Book That Your Student Will Enjoy!

Create a tailored list of quality children’s books based on your criteria such as ethnicity, gender, period, location, and others, or view lists of seventy-eight (78) English-language children’s literature awards and their winners. Then you can read the book on the site.

Power Football

So, did you win or lose with your team in The Super Bowl? Mine won…or lost…or sorry, I barely know who was playing. I did find a site this afternoon that uses football to get kids to practice their math facts. It can be set from beginning addition through subtraction, multiplication and division. It also […]

Tell Me About Dyslexia

I often have parents ask me if I think their child “has Dyslexia.” Tonight, I found a site that does a good job of explaining what Dyslexia is and where it comes from and how to help overcome it. Lots of great information here! Unfortunately, dyslexia is a term that is loosely applied to explain […]

Books Should Be Free is Now Loyal Books

Here is a place to find hundreds of audio books to load onto your computer or MP3 player and they are all free! Mission Books Should Be Free makes the world’s public domain audio books available for browsing in a visual and entertaining way. Uses If you don’t know what book you want to listen […]

Kinetic City

The Kinetic City Super Crew needs your kids’ help to save their virtual world of Vearth from the science-distorting compurter virus, Deep Delete! The kids in your program will work together to perform engaging and educational science activities, and then download their data to the Super Crew (Keisha, Curtis, Megan and Max) to help repair […]

Kiddie Records Weekly

Raise your hand if you remember 78 RPM records! Careful, don’t take both hands off the walker! How about records with stories on them? Here is a site with many old records presented in digital format. How about sharing a few minutes from yesteryear with the kids of this year. Pecos Bill, Roy Rogers, Hopalong […]