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News-2-You App Poster Image

Picture symbols and audio help kids hear and see text and visuals. There's a new edition every week covering current events such as popular movies, sporting events, holidays, and environmental issues.

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Learning a new language can be tricky -- and a lot of fun. Kids will learn some basic Spanish from Noah's mix-ups and discover that it's OK to make mistakes along the way.

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Fast-paced word game teaches vocabulary and makes learning antonyms fun. Players match opposite words as a girl and boy hurl words at each other; their body language and facial expressions convey major attitude.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Phonics Genius App Poster Image

Flash card-style app helps kids learn words by letter sounds. Has over 6,000 words grouped into 225 categories. Kids match visual and spoken words in a listening game, and audio helps them hear each word clearly.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
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Best of the Web's educational content all in one spot. Education experts search other websites to find the best material and make it accessible by putting it here. Easy-to-use and versatile site with high-quality material from trustworthy sources.


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Help Your Child at Home

  • Create a family vocabulary blog: Use social media such as Pinterest or a collaboration app such as Evernote to save interesting words your family finds and discuss them together.
  • Take note of real-life chances to discuss times tables; if your family eats three meals a day, how many meals do you eat in a week?
  • Develop a politeness policy, including behavioral expectations for your child and other family members. Make it clear that taking turns, listening, and saying "please" all are important at home and at school.