Study Resources for Kids
Lumosity: Brain Games & Brain Training
Lumosity is the leading online brain exercise program that improves core cognitive abilities such as memory, attention and intelligence. Training with Lumosity enables users to remember more, think faster, and perform better at work, school and in everyday life. Launched in 2007, Lumosity now has more than 35 games, 20 million members, and paying subscribers from 180 countries. Lumosity’s exercises are based on the latest findings in neuroscience, with continuing independent third-party studies being conducted by researchers at Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and other academic institutions. Lumosity is available at Lumosity.com and on the iPhone.
DragonBox for teaching algebra
DragonBox – the multi-platform Algebra game! Now everyone can have fun learning algebra from age 8 and up.
Khan Academy is teaching millions of people every day with YouTube videos that last approximately ten minutes. Their mission is to “provide a high quality education to anyone, anywhere.” Their videos on math and science subjects are great, refreshing lessons to reinforce key points learned in the classroom.
Pronunciation & Intonation Teaching Materials
Free English pronunciation lesson plans for beginning, intermediate and advanced level of English learning in ESL
Want to improve your study skills? Check out following sites
Contains a lot of articles to help you improve your study habbits.
A lot of information about improving reading comprehension, test performance, time management and study techniques!
“The Importance of Studying”, by Dr. Bob Kizlik. This guide is designed to help you develop effective study skills.
Curious about information? check out these sites
Kids have great imaginations and are curious by nature. That’s why Ask for Kids has created a fast, easy, and safe way for kids to find information and answers online.
Jiskha Homework Help, where more than 200 experts volunteer their time to assist students, over 4,000 students receive help with homework everyday, and thousands of educational articles provide guidance and support with those late-night school assignments.
Web Search for Kids by librarians – KidsClick! is created by a group of librarians at the Ramapo Catskill Library System, as a logical step in addressing concerns about the role of public libraries in guiding their young users to valuable and age appropriate web sites.
Accountancy offers accounting resources including industry news, articles, reference libraries, and discussion boards. For students and professionals.
Dictionary Sites for Students
It contains over 600 words and is extremely popular, having had over 8 million visitors!
A handy dictionary for your desktop featuring more than 40,000 entries, alternative spellings and written pronunciations.