I often wonder how "Technology Savvy" my kids will be when they're my age. It's still puzzling to me when my four-year-old says, "Mamma, why don't you just send dad an email if he won't answer the phone?" (My husband is known for never answering, very frustrating!) And today my son asked me for an iPod.
- Fun brain.com offers games and activities to make learning math, reading and grammar skills fun for students from kindergarten through high school.
- IPL.org, the Internet Public Library, created by the University of Michigan, has a wealth of information in the arts and humanities, business, health and science as well as reference materials and news sources.
- Educate.com shows parents how to motivate children. It is part of Sylvan's website that also gives tips on how to help with homework and projects, how to communicate to teachers and others about school performance.
- Book adventure.com is free online reading motivational program for children in grades kindergarten through eighth. In the "kids zone" characters help readers choose from more than 7,000 books to read. There are also quizzes to earn points for fun prizes.
There are educational games, printable rewards, an online encyclopedia, dictionary, and links to web sites with additional information and activities for young readers.