Parents / Teachers

4Kids is a weekly newspaper feature and Web site produced at the University of Kansas by a team of educators and students with support from Advanced Learning Technologies in Education Consortium (ALTEC).
Best Children's Books
Book Adventures
Book Adventure is a free reading motivation program for children in grades K-8.
A Book in Time
A Book In Time is a one-stop source for history teachers and home-schooling parents to find information, crafts, timelines, maps, and other projects related to whatever time period you are teaching.
Education World
The Educator's Best Friend.
Family Education
Find parenting advice, child development news and information, gifted child resources, child safety tips, children's health news & family fun.
Great ideas; practical advice; and Fun stuff to do.
Gateway to Educational Materials
Great Sites! from ALA
700+ Great Sites - Amazing, spectacular, mysterious and colorful websites for kids provided by the American Library Association.
Great websites for Kids
American Library Association and Association for Library Service to Children produced this list of "Great websites for Kids".
Home Education Magazine
Read the magazine online or connect with other home schoolers. Free guides and how to's available.
Homeschool World
The official site of Practical Homeschooling magazine and The Big Book of Home Learning. The latest homeschooling news, articles, organizations, events, Homeschool Mall, and help back issues.
Homework Kansas
HomeworkKansas is an exciting online tutoring service featuring expert tutors from across the country. Students connect to tutors for one-to-one homework help sessions in an Online Classroom. The service is free for all Kansas students. Students can access the service from home with a Kansas Library Card. Students can connect to online tutors for free seven days a week, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Help is available in the following subjects: Math: elementary, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry and calculus; Science: elementary, earth science, biology, chemistry, physics; Social studies: American History, World History, Political Science and more; English: spelling, grammar, book reports, essay writing and more
Information from the Christian Home Educators Confederation of Kansas (CHECK)
This web site seeks to provide valuable information for prospective, new, and experienced homeschoolers in Kansas.Ê
Kansas authors & illustrators of children's bks
Information about authors and illustrators of children's books who have lived in Kansas
Kansas Book Connect
A new initiative that the state of Kansas has undertaken with Renaissance Learning to help students, parents and teachers select appropriate books for their reading and interest levels. This year when the students receive their Kansas State Reading Assessment scores, they will also receive a reading level.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth.
Kids Reading List
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) a division of the American Library Association, has teamed up with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to provide a Kids Reading List.
Librarian's Index to the Internet
Information you can trust.
National Organization of Twins
Information for parents of twins.
OnGuardOnline provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
PBS for Parents
Your family's guide to making the Internet and Technology fun, safe and productive.
Shmoop for Teachers and Librarians
Their mission: To make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age.
Squeaky Clean Reads
Summer Home Learning Recipes
These home learning "recipes" have been tested and developed by Dr. Dorothy Rich, author of MEGASKILLS, for the National Education Association.
The Educator's Reference Desk
The Educator's Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.
USD 260 Library Services
A listing of Library Services for USD 260.