The resource links contained in this website are intended to provide parents with easy access to information that can be used for educational purposes. These links will be updated on a regular basis.
Please note: these links are not part of the Channahon School District 17 website. They will open in a new window.
|Ask Dr. Math - Ask Dr. Math is a Math Forum Project that is maintained by Swarthmore College. It is an excellent website for parents, teachers, and especially children. The Math Forum home page is divided by grade level and is designed to answer K-12 math questions. Parents and mathematics teachers can also benefit from this site's forum by asking questions regarding new methods, teaching techniques, innovative curriculums, and math education concerns.|
Awesome Library - Awesome Library organizes the Web with 17,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
Children Now - Children Now is an organization that serves as an advocate for children. Their website offers parenting advice, up-to-date information on laws affecting children, kid-centered current events, children's health issues, and links to different agencies focusing on issues for and about families.
the Electronic Zoo - Created by Dr. Ken Boschert at Washington University, the Electronic Zoo specializes in resources for veterinarians and animal lovers. It is an online compendium of information about animals, animal care, and veterinarian medicine, featuring links to indexes, organizations, mailing lists, discussion groups, and other pages about animals. The electronic Zoo's audience can range from vets to animal lovers to science lovers.
the Exploratorium - As a virtual museum visit, the Exploratorium web site is both fun and educational. San Francisco's Exploratorium hosts this interactive site that can be used by children and adults. Teachers, parents, and students can use this site to learn about science, art, history, and human perception.
Family.com - Provides a variety of resources and ideas in helping parents raising children.
Family Involvement in Children's Education - From the U.S. Department of Education, Family Involvement in Children's Education is an "idea book" profiling successful local approaches that foster parent partnerships with education. Recognizing that community involvement fosters successful schools, this site is an important resource for buildings and districts seeking to bridge families and schools.
the National Parent Information Network - NPIN fosters the exchange of quality parenting materials. Parents and those who work with parents receive information about raising, teaching, and encouraging children to be successful. Full texts of brochures and publications for parents and those who work with parents are provided, along with materials that can be downloaded for free. This site has a question answering service, Internet resources, parent discussion lists, information specific to minorities, parenting calendar of conferences and other events.
SafeKids.Com - Welcome to SafeKids.Com where you'll find tips, advice and suggestions to make your family's online experience fun and productive!
Scholastic - Build your child's love of reading with resources from Scholastic.com!
These resources have been recommended by the U.S. Department of Education for all parents.