Great Websites for Kids: Sites for Parents, Caregivers, Teachers & Others
Educational resources for parents and educators sponsored by Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).
This page compiled by the Education World®The Educator’s Best Friend contains lesson plans, professional development, and links to WWW servers at K-12 schools, school districts, departments of education, and colleges of education.
Available through Indiana’s INSPIRE database, this website offers a multitude of resources, including book guides and lesson plans, author information, book trailers, booklists, and more. To log in:
- Click the above link.
- Enter work email address, and if prompted,
Discovery Education Parent Resources
Offers a wide variety of free family resources that you can trust to provide high quality, relevant material for you and your children.
Common Sense Media
Provides reviews that help determine the age-appropriateness of books, movies, tv shows and more.
Reading is Fundamental
Reading is Fundamental, the nation’s largest non-profit children’s literacy organization, offers a wealth of literary resources, such as activities and booklists, designed to spark the interest of reading in children of all ages.
Recommended Books from ALSC
Need help finding your child’s or students’ next great read? Check out these booklists compiled by ALSC.
Offers a multitude of resources and articles designed to help you launch young readers.
AR Book Finder
Use this tool to find Accelerated Reader books.
Indiana Association of Home Educators:
Includes a list of regional representatives, state laws and useful links.
The official website of Practical Homeschooling magazine
Indiana Department of Education Homeschool Resources
Contains information on support organizations for homeschoolers, Indiana-specific government requirements, and how to begin.