Top 101 Best Educational Websites 2013


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Top 101 Best Educational Websites 2013

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ADHD-ADD

MistakenForADHD.com

Are you sure your child really has ADHD? Get the FREE report on 7 things you can do to get your ADHD Child Ready For School.

 

ADHDorActiveChild.com

Find out whether your child really has ADHD from Stephen Guffanti, M.D. Take the FREE ADHD test, how to parent the extraordinary child and discover tips to make your hectic live more peaceful.

 

ADULT LEARNING

TargetLearning.net

Seminars to Help You Learn Faster and Communicate Better

Target Learning offers “real-world” seminars that show you how to use your personal learning and thinking style to learn and communicate new information more efficiently and effectively at work, school and home.

You can choose from Customized Training Seminars, Public Seminars, Online Seminars and Individual Instruction.

Contact us here

Facebook

Linked-In

 

ANTI-BULLYING

PreventBullyingNow.info

Stop bullying now with these helpful tips from America's leading expert on bullying, Dr. Kathy Seifert. She will show you how to prevent it  from happening and how to deal with it if it is already happening.

 

TeachAntiBullying.com

To raise awareness and support families and children who are being impacted by bully-related issues in their school or community.

 

 APPS

Triwordz.com

Triwordz is a revolutionary new spelling word game that challenges players to spell words with triangular shaped tiles. Score points by spelling words, but score even more points by spelling words within words. 

A great spelling game to expand your knowledge of words that you already know, and a chance to learn new words. If you love playing word games, Triwordz is triangularly like no other. Available for iOS and Android mobile devices. Play today! 

Download for free at Triwordz.com  

Facebook 

 

ART

Incredible Art Department

The Art Machine

Coloring

 

AUTISM

AutismFitness.com

Autism Fitness is the leading resource for informational products, workshops, consulting, and staff training for integrating fitness programs with the ASD population. Sign up for our newsletter and receive the FREE "Top 8 Exercises for Autism Fitness" manual.

 

Autisable.com

Real Blogs from People Tackling the Puzzle of Autism. Join Autisable to share your Journey and connect with others. 

 

COLLEGE STUDENTS

ICanFinishCollege.com

I CAN Finish College" is the source for everything they don't tell you about college. Learn how to overcome any obstacle to finishing college and get a FREE email consultation from Dr. Marcia Cantarella. 

Hippo Campus

College Savings 

Simple Tuition

Education Portal 
 

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

CollegeInfo.com

CollegeInfo.com has one mission to help you find the best college or university for you. Designed to assist students who would like to enroll in a degree or certification program, we provide a comprehensive directory of online and campus schools located across the country. 

 

EDUCATIONAL COMPUTER GAMES

ABCYa.com

ABCya.com is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.

Grade level lessons incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first grade activities are equipped with sound to enhance understanding. Fun children's Holiday activities are available in grade level sections!

Apple, The New York Times, Disney Family Fun Magazine and Fox News have featured ABCya.com’s award-winning games and apps.

 

EDUCATIONAL SUPPLIES

Educents.com

How can a site make the Top 100, if it’s still in sign up/launch mode? When there is so much buzz about it! Educents – a daily deal site which features the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys…) at 30-90% off! Sign Up Now and receive a FREE $15 gift card. Launching April 2, 2013

 

ENGLISH VOCABULARY

Free Rice

Vocabulary

English Vocabulary Exercises

 

ESSAY WRITING

Tutor Phil

The Home Scholar

 

FINANCIAL LITERACY

YoungBiz

YoungBiz USA is known as a world leader in business, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy education for children, teenagers, and young adults. The mission of YoungBiz USA is to empower youth/young adults with financial, business, and entrepreneurial skills through innovative education and real-world experience. YoungBiz USA provides financial literacy and entrepreneurship curriculum to all public, private, charter schools and the homeschool community. While also providing year round programs, camps and workshops for youths and educators.

 

My Money

Rich Kid Smart Kid

U.S. Mint

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Mango Languages

Chillola

 

GEOGRAPHY

Kids Geo

Sheppard Software

 

HISTORY

ABookInTime.com

Read & Craft your way through history with A Book In Time, a one-stop source for history teachers and home-schooling parents for reading suggestions and crafts, as well as games, timelines, and maps on any historical time period. All books, crafts, and games are in chronological order for American and World History.  Recommended books are listed with a suggested grade level and short review, and each is linked to an affiliate for more information or to purchase.

Library of Congress

Smart History

 

HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES

Time4Learning.com

Any Time is the Right Time for Time4Learning! Because membership includes a full year’s worth of curriculum, you can start & stop whenever you like and use it based on your family’s unique needs! Enjoy 24/7 access to three grade levels worth of materials in each subject, parent tools, teaching resources and more-- all provided within an automated online system that grades lessons and keeps reports. Get details

 

FamilyTimeFitness.com

Family Time Fitness - Fitness 4 Homeschool - Don’t know what to do for Physical Education?  Fitness 4 Homeschool is the answer! 260 planned lessons for the whole family. Laugh, spend quality time together, develop core motor skills, increase energy, and increase learning capabilities. Visit our website for more info and use this 15% OFF (FTF15101) coupon!

 

 

LoveNLearnAtHome.com 

An online full curriculum for parents, and anyone alike, of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers-daily lesson plans specifically for your child's age group; ranging from 6 months to 5 years.  1000's of educational resources such as eBooks, printables, parenting resources and child development questions, themed unit plans, phonics area, seasonal activity ideas, and tons more! Being a member, is like having an easy button at home.  Created by a teacher who's a parent, for any parent to be the teacher! 

 

Homeschool.com

Homeschool.com, the #1 homeschooling community, has plenty of information to help you teach your child at home. With printables, curriculum reviews, homeschooling resources and a forum to interact with other parents, you'll find everything you need to help you decide whether homeschooling is the right option for you.

 

HOMEWORK HELP

Chegg

Assignment Expert

 

K-8 RESOURCES

Kids Click

Soft Schools

Brain Pop

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

Scholastic Book Wizard

Chomp Chomp

English Zone

 

LEARNING APP's

Learni.st

Learnist helps people to learn from and teach each other about a wide range of academic and casual learning topics. Users curate digital and online resources into a media-rich board, called a Learn Board, to share their expert knowledge. Learnist for iPad and Learnist for iPhone were launched in September 2012 helping people learn about anything, anywhere. Learnist was included in TIME magazine’s best websites in 2012.

 

LEARNING

The Big Bus

ELS 4 Kids

 

LEARNING DISABILITIES

BonnieTerry.com

Over 80 Family Activities: weekly trips, nature activities, outdoor activities, at-home activities, recommended games, and recommended books. Download your FREE copy today.

Good Learners

College Academic Support

Learning Rx

 

LEARNING STYLES

HowToLearn.com

HowToLearn.com is the # 1 learning site online with a clearinghouse of information on how to learn and solving learning and reading problems. Take the FREE Learning Styles Quiz, and find Instant Learning® tips, resources and with faster learning strategies in all subject areas.

  

MATH

MathWithoutBorders.com

The Math Without Borders DVDs provide a complete high school math experience for homeschoolers by supplementing the best existing high school math textbooks with solid teaching by an experienced teacher.

Math is Fun

SOS MATH

Math Playground

Cool Math

 

MEMORY

ThyroidPower.com

Comprehensive approach to boosting memory and learning power by optimizing hormone balance which controls the brain. Author Richard Shames, M.D., recommends you take the FREE Self-Evaluation Quick Quiz 

Lumosity

Memory Improvement Tips

 

MUSIC

Songs For Teaching

The Music Lab

Classics For Kids 

  

ONLINE RESEARCH

Questia

A Research Guide

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Welcome.Curriki.org

Teachers, parents, and students can benefit from more than 45,000 free K-12 learning resources -- including complete courses, units, lesson plans, videos, e-textbooks, and games. This non-profit educational website has helped 8 million users find learning materials contributed by teachers and peer-reviewed by the Curriki community. Subjects include math, science, technology, social studies, language arts, health, and more.

 

CK12.org

CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving learning for all students by providing free and open access to educational materials.  CK-12’s current offerings include the FlexBook Platform® for customizing multi-modal STEM content, FlexMath for Algebra I, BrainGenie for practicing math and science, and INeedAPencil for SAT preparation.

 

PARENTING

ProblemKidsBlog

Worried about ADHD or other parenting and behavior issues? Start by signing up to our email list and instantly get our FREE ebook – ‘Facts About ADHD Children – Tips for ADHD Parenting’, PLUS updates on parenting tips sent to your inbox on a regular basis.

 

GrowingLeaders.com

Dr. Tim Elmore and the Growing Leaders team offer innovative resources to help parents and teachers understand, engage and equip the next generation.

Parenting Teens

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

ASCD.org

The association provides expert and innovative solutions in professional development, capacity building, and educational leadership essential to the way educators learn, teach, and lead.

 

READING

Reading Eggs

Reading Kingdom is a groundbreaking, research-based online reading & writing program for students in K-3. It is the only program available that uses the patented 6-SIM "Six Skill Integrated Method" developed by Dr. Marion Blank from Columbia University, who is one of the world's leading experts on literacy and language development. Reading Kingdom is adaptive, students can use it on their own, it works as a curriculum or for intervention, and it's incredibly effective.

 

RevItUpReading.com

America's # 1 Speed Reading Expert and course creator, Abby Marks Beale, teaches speed reading to busy professionals, educators and students.

Reading Rockets

Kids Reads

Succeed To Read

  

SCIENCE

RedWagonTutorials.com

Specializing in Apologia-based live-feed, online recorded, DVD, flash drive, and e-Notebook science courses. According to Dr. Jay L. Wile, "This program is run by the most gifted teacher with whom I have ever worked." Each course provides 32 video lessons and over 500 web site links to extended course information.

A Plus Physics

Energy Kids

Science Made Simple

Science: Human Body & Mind 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS

eTap.org

eTap.org is Affordable - One fee of $39* per month includes all family members, grades and subjects.* use coupon "HowToLearn" and pay only $29 per month. Comprehensive - Included all core subjects with questions, instruction, links to educational videos and other resources, plus High school test prep for the GED, SAT, ACT, etc. Student centered - Designed for success of all students, including those with different learning styles.

NAASLN.org

 

STUDY SKILLS

StudySkills.com

Have you ever asked yourself “How do I motivate my child?" or "How can I help my child get organized?” After answering these questions so many times we finally combined our answers into one free guide, Six Steps to Conquer the Chaos: How to Organize and Motivate Students for Success!

Homework and Study Skills

How To Study

 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

National Teen Leadership Program

The Student Leadership Challenge

Leader Treks

 

STUDYING ABROAD

Diversity Abroad

CIEE

 

SUCCESS FOR TEENS

DirectionsForTeens.com

A steady, stable, solid light house to draw students and young adults (from middle school to career) to many resources, classes, encouragement, love, hugs and coaching for success in school and career.

  

SUMMER CAMP

SuperCamp.com

Set your student up for success this school year. Get back to school success tips for students and support tips for parents at SuperCamp.com 

  

TEST PREP

Grockit.com

Grockit is the world’s fastest growing online test prep service for students seeking to get their best potential score on the GMAT, SAT, ACT, LSAT, GRE and other tests required for college admissions. Grockit prepares students through an online gaming platform where they can take practice tests and collaborate with other users in a real time environment that customizes the questions based on their strengths and weaknesses.

BenchPrep

 

TUTORING 

TutorZ.com

TutorZ.com offers a fast and easy way to find quality tutors at an affordable price. Hire trusted and qualified private or online tutors from one of the leading U.S. tutor referral services. Over 500 subjects, in all U.S. cities, from kindergarten to university. Best Value Guarantee!

Math and Reading Zone

Tutor Doctor

 

WRITING

Guide to Grammar & Writing

Teen Ink


 


 

Pat Wyman is America's Most Trusted Learning Expert, college professor, best selling author of Spelling Made Easy: Learn Your Words in Half the Time;  Amazing Grades: 101 Best Ways To Improve Your Grades Faster, CEO and founder of  HowToLearn.com. Each year, she and her team reviews each and every website and are proud this year to bring you the Top 101 Best Educational Websites 2013. 

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