QUESTION AND ANSWERS
Do you have an educational PODCAST for kids to recommend? Share your favorite science, history, etc., podcast for young students and their families.
- Jennifer Shiao Page responds: “Grammar Girl! She’s the best. grammar.quickanddirtytips.com“
- Diane Hinze Kanzler responds: “Merriam-Webster’s “Ask the Editor” clips. And they’re created right here in the Valley! www.merriam-webster.com/video/asktheeditor.htm“
Is there an educational WEBSITE your family enjoys using that you could recommend?
- Amy Meltzer recommends: “National Gallery of Art. www.nga.gov/kids“
- Sarah Chereski recommends: “www.starfall.com“
- Diane Hinze Kanzler recommends: “We’ve loved Journey North (which also tracks southward migrations) for over a decade.
- Maria Sansalone recommends: “Merriam-Webster’s Open Dictionary to post new words and senses for KIDS around the world. www.WordCentral.com“
- Carrie St John recommends: “The Encyclopedia of Life, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art and PBSKids Dinosaur Train Field Guide.”
- Sienna Wildfield recommends: “BrainPop, a non-commercial subscription-based web site that consists of both quality and entertaining educational curriculum, presented through an effective use of animation and web technology. Their curriculum-based content spans seven main subjects including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health, Technology and Arts & Music.”
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