PARENTS & EDUCATORS
Common Sense Media offers reviews and helps adults, teens, and children gauge the content of books, movies, video games, apps. (Want fast-paced adventure over romance, or vice versa? Have concerns about age-appropriateness? This tool will help.) It also suggests similar stories and series.
Discovery Education offers a wide variety of free resources for children, designed for parents and teachers.
Great Websites for Kids, sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children, provides educational resources for parents and educators.
Official website for the Indiana Department of Education provides information about state academic standards, data about schools and school districts, school directories, and more.
Education World contains lesson plans, professional development, up-to-date articles, and other resources for teachers, principals, and other educators.
Available through Indiana’s INSPIRE database, TeachingBooks.net offers resources including book guides, lesson plans, author information, book trailers, book lists, and more.
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Homeschool World is the official website for Practical Homeschooling magazine.
Indiana Association of Home Educators site includes a list of regional representatives, state laws, and useful links for homeschool families
IDOE Homeschool Information contains information on support organizations for homeschoolers, Indiana-specific government requirements, and how to begin
Use the Renaissance Accelerated Reader Bookfinder to track down Accelerated Reader books.
Recommended books lists compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children will help children find the next great read.
Reading is Fundamental offers literary resources, including activities and book lists, to encourage reading among children of all ages.
Reading Rockets offers resources and articles to help launch young readers.