Resources

Resources

 

For Students

The Math Forum: Resources, activities, tips and tricks for math students of all ages, and when you’re stuck, “Ask Dr. Math” for help!

Reading is Fundamental: Find a book, play a game, draw a picture or write your own story!

The Spider’s Apprentice: A helpful guide to internet search engines. Learn how to use the Web more efficiently.

Geography Action: National Geographic’s annual conservation and awareness program designed to engage students, educators, and communities in taking action to protect the Earth and its people.

Xpedition Hall: The interactive “museum” that takes you on geography journeys. Here you’ll climb a mountain, hover over the Earth, speed across Europe, visit an archeological dig, and even order sushi–plus games, animations, and more!

MaMaMedia: A site that kids love and parents trust. Engaging activities help kids gain technological fluency and expand their minds through playful learning; they can design and animate characters, make their own digital cards, invent games, and more.

New York Times Learning Network: Can read the day’s top stories using Knowledge Tools, take a news quiz about today’s world, and play special crossword puzzles. Students can also submit a letter to the editor, ask a reporter a question, or submit a science question and search through the Science Q&A archive. They can also expand their vocabularies and practice their verbal test-taking skills, and even take a Web Explorationon a variety of topics.

Holiday & Observances Calendars

For Parents

Reading is Fundamental: Whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, or an older sibling, you can help a child learn to love reading!

Figure This! Exciting hands-on problems you can solve as a family.

Reading Rockets: Information for teaching kids to read and suggestions for working with struggling readers.

New Jersey Department of Education: Parents guide to education.

New York Times Learning Network: Can enhance their child’s understanding of current events using Conversation Starters, join an online discussion, explore the family movie guide or participate with their children in the activities in the student section.

One Place for Special Needs: Find resources and events locally while while networking with other members for support and friendship.

North Jersey Outreach: North Jersey Outreach (formerly KDDS Too) is your resource for the child in your life faced with developmental challenges. We provide tailored, in-home programs for comprehensive training in language, socialization, behavior and motor skills for infants and toddlers diagnosed with developmental disabilities.

For Teachers

Reading is Fundamental: This section is designed especially for all of you—teachers, childcare providers, librarians and other professionals—to support you in your efforts to help children become lifelong readers.

Reading Rockets: Information for teaching kids to read and suggestions for working with struggling readers.

Education Week: This online edition of America’s top educational newspaper features daily news and current and archived issues of Education Week and Teacher Magazine.

Education News: Updated daily, this site provides summaries and links to the top news articles and commentaries on education from newspapers across the country and the world. A free online subscription allows you to receive a daily email news update.

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC): The mission of ERIC is to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.

New Jersey Department of Education: Teaching & Learning for Educators.

New York Times Learning Network: Access daily lesson plans for grades 6-12, written in partnership with The Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Each lesson plan and the article it references can be printed out for classroom use. Previous lessons are available in the archive and in thematic lesson plan units. Teachers can also use News Snapshot aimed for grades 3-5, to explore current events through New York Times photos and related questions. The site additionally provides teachers with the latest education news from the newspaper.

Total Education Solutions: TES is a leading national provider of special education compliance and staffing solutions to public and private education organizations. TES provides quality special education solutions under contract with school districts; county offices of education; special education governing entities; public, charter, and private schools; and institutes of higher learning.