Tips to help your child develop important critical thinking skills.
Parents are the primary influence in their child's motivation to learn.
Encourage your child's unique learning style.
Is your child a global or analytic learner? Why it's important to know.
Discover your child's learning style and why it's important.
Methods and tricks for improving memory.
SoundPrints.com offers a wide variety of books and audio books for kids 12 months and up. The company partners with organizations such as The American Veterinary Medical Association, the Smithsonian Institution, and the World Wildlife Federation to create accurate educational books, audiobooks, and accessories.
“Improves learning by building capacity in schools, families, and communities through applied research and development. The Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) provides research and development assistance to education, government, community agencies, business, and labor.” With publications and resources for educators, parents, policy makers, and the public.
Free memory-improving games for kids.
From Houghton Mifflin, featuring articles in .pdf format such as “How Much Homework is too Much?” and “MegaSkills for Hispanic Parents and Children.” Check out the minibooks and videos, and kids can enjoy the early childhood activities.
Strategies for improving your child’s memory. Includes a 10 question quiz to help you learn what type of learning style works best for your child.
Teaching and Learning resources from federal agencies. With science experiments, activities, and visualizations, simulations of key math concepts, online challenges for students, activities for families, language arts resources, and themed history activities.
Funded by the US General Services Administration, this site offers free publications on everything from “How to Maintain Your Tires” to “Caring for a Loved One.”. A huge, comprehensive resource for free publications. Try searching for “school,” “math,” “homework,” “pediatrician” or any other applicable topic.
Research has shown that kids that play chess have higher math scores and increased verbal intelligence/cognition. Learn how to start a chess club at your school and get kids and parents involved.
“Born Learning is a public engagement campaign that help parents, grandparents, and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.” Also available in Spanish.