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Interactive Learning 

  Support your child’s success in school with fun activities to try together. Includes interactive games, by grade level, for the following subjects: art, economics, geography, history, literature, math, reading and language arts, science, and social studies.

http://www.thinkfinity.org/ParentHome.aspx

 

 Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) offers a wealth of support and information about reading and children. RIF provides parents with current trends in education, down-to-earth suggestions on reading in the home, and no-nonsense strategies to improve children’s reading. RIF offers an activities section, booklist, articles for parents, brochures with tips for reading, and multicultural literacy resources.

http://www.rif.org/us/literacy-resources.htm

 

 Starfall offers parents a selection of printable materials to help their child’s success with reading.  This website provides materials for: Level I and II Reading and Writing, Level I Take Home Books, Level I Reading Awards, Level K ABC Printouts, Phonics Puzzle Activities, and Online Book Printouts.

http://www.starfall.com/n/N-info/download.htm?n

 

 

 Need assistance in helping your child with their math homework?  Ask Dr. Math!  Browse the Math Forum’s archive though FAQ, Formulas, Selected Answers, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and College and Beyond.  You may also search the Math Forum’s archive by keyword, write to Dr. Math, or get connected with a math tutor.

http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

 

Family Education offers a wide variety of resources for parents including activities for kids, broken down by age groups, family fun ideas, printable games, literacy games, bully advice, new appropriate movie releases, parenting advice, and much more!

http://www.familyeducation.com/home/

 

 A free online dictionary resource.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

 

 At the intersection of school and home, Discovery Education offers a wide variety of resources at Parent Corner.  Find homework help, summer activities, and step-by-step web math.  From this page, parents can also access the Puzzlemaker and Science Fair Central.

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/parents/

 

 

 Your guide to math, reading, homework help, games, tutoring, and earning a high school diploma.  Also offers a wide array of articles for parents ranging from Baby and Toddler Education to Guide to College.

http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/index.html

 

 Kid Info provides, for free, in one website directory, the best Preschool and K-12 quality educational websites, videos, and PowerPoint’s. Kid Info also links to informative, interesting, and challenging educational game websites! Make Kid Info your first stop for Homework Help, Teacher Lesson Plan Resources, Parenting Tips, and Challenging Educational Game Websites!

http://www.kidinfo.com/SchoolSubjects.html

 

 MadSci Network represents a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions. For good measure, MadSci provides a variety of oddities as well. The archive section offers over 36,000 answered science questions. The MadSci FAQ sections includes common science fair topics involving bread molds, effect of caffeine, catalase, nail polish, plant archive and the Random Knowledge Generator. The MadSci Library helps find more resources on the web.  Still have a question?  MadSci offers a section to ask a scientist.

http://www.madsci.org/

 

 

 World Book for Kids is the premier general reference Website developed especially for young students.  The site features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb&tu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.worldbookonline.com%2Fstudent%2Fhome

 

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 The Health Department offers a variety of clinics to the public: hearing and vision screening for children, HIV/AIDS prevention and testing, immunizations, TB control, flu/pneumonia clinics, nursing which provides home visits and chronic and communicable disease control.  On this site you can find clinic information, schedules and contact information.  The BCHD also offers parents information on several other health issues.

http://www.bchdmi.org

 

Find a doctor, contact information and other services offered in Benton Harbor or surrounding areas.

 

http://www.intercare.org/home.html

United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories.  United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives. 

http://liveunited.org/

 

 

The Michigan Works Association provides leadership and services, and promotes quality and excellence for the advancement of Michigan's Workforce Development System and its customers and professionals.

 

http://michiganworks.org/

 

 

 

 

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Find your local news, or search newspaper archives at Herald Palladium.

http://heraldpalladium.com/

 

 Learn about school closings, weather, local news and more at Your Severe Weather Station, WNDU, News Center 16.

http://www.wndu.com/

 

 Learn about school closings, weather, local news and more at your Local News Leader, WSBT.

http://www.wsbt.com/

 

Follow news from the Benton Harbor/St. Joseph area here at the Community Newspaper, the Benton Spirit.

http://www.bentonspiritnews.com/

 

 

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 Learn about school closings, or find out the forecast from your Storm Tracker Station, WSBT.

http://www.wsbt.com/weather

 

 Learn about school closings, or find out the forecast from your Severe Weather Station, WNDU.

http://www.wndu.com/weather

 

Find the forecast for Benton Harbor, or search your own location at the Weather Channel.

http://www.weather.com/weather/today/Benton+Harbor+MI+USMI0074?lswe=benton%20harbor,%20mi&from=searchbox_localwx

 

 

 

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  Benton Harbor Area Schools

http://www.bhas.org/

 

 Covert Public Schools

http://www.covertpublicschools.org/

 

 

 

 

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Offers help in finding and writing scholarships for colleges as well as help with paying for college, loan help, and college interview help.

http://www.scholarshiphelp.org/contact_colleges.htm

 

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  Online activities and interactive learning for students Pre-K - 12th grade.

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/learn.jsp?lnkid=TNav:SA:home&ESP=SA/ib//acg/main_tnav_SA///nav/txtl////

 

  Free and fun pre-school and kindergarten online games and activities.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/preschool/preschool.htm

 

 A storybook site with educational games, storybooks and printable coloring pages.

http://www.lil-fingers.com/index.html

 

 An online preschool playground with games, stories, music and printables.

http://kids.aol.com/KOL/1/KOLJr

 

  Play with Elmo and other Sesame Street characters.

http://www.sesamestreet.org/home

 

  Online games targeted for Pre-School students.

http://www.fisher-price.com/fp.aspx?st=2601&e=gamesByAge&mcat=game_preschool&site=us

 

  Vocabulary games for science.

http://www.eduplace.com/science/hmsc/content/vocabgames/index.html

 

  Games and activities for math practice.

http://coolmath4kids.com/

 

 Online educational games and activities.

http://www.funbrain.com/

 

 

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