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The Digital Public Library of America's mission: to make cultural and scientific works more accessible to the public. With a database searchable by map, time line, format, and topic, it hosts well over two million records, including text, images, and video.

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Interactive, kid-friendly news source gives kids the scoop. They can browse or search for short, punchy articles full of photos and other goodies, selecting grade level or categories such as Science, Sports, Green, or Amazing.

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This history-centric site is designed to be used in classrooms or at home as a way for kids to learn about the first Thanksgiving and the customs and issues from that time period.

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For every correct answer to this site's endless quiz, 10 grains of rice are donated to the UN World Food Program. Multiple-choice questions cover a range of subjects and get easier or more difficult depending on whether they're answered correctly.

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Fun homework helper supplements classwork in language and math, from counting to multiplication and statistics, in games, worksheets, lesson plans, and videos. An e-newsletter suggests activity ideas and learning tips.

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Discuss your family's history and stories. Brainstorm ways to use technology to capture the story effectively, and help your child create a presentation, song, poem, or essay that expresses the story's tone and main ideas.
  • Do simple math to accomplish a task: If you're building a box, how much wood will you need for the sides? Measure the length, width, and height of the box. How would you figure out the volume of water it would hold?
  • Start to talk with your child about bullying, including cyberbullying. Even though social media may be years away, plant the seeds now for helping kids understand appropriate interactions, and let kids know they can talk to you about it.