For Parents & Teachers
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tips for parents
- Common Sense Media
- Advice for parents and educators. Movie ratings, website ratings, TV ratings, game ratings, book
ratings, music ratings, designed to help parents find high-quality media by age level. You can
get recommendations personalized to your child's age range, from 2-4 through 15-17.
- Excellent tips on keeping safe online for kids, teens, and their families.
Kids' Search Engines
- This Search Engine Watch article reviews some of the best-known search engines for children, and compares them with results from other major search engines. Also check our own kids' search page.
Education and learning
- California Learning Resource Network
- "Your source for California standards-aligned electronic learning
resource information and lessons."
Curriculum and Instruction
- Common core standards, curriculum guidelines, and links to other resources from the California Department of Education.
- Find or create word lists, worksheets and puzzles.
Sonoma County Office of Education
- Resources for teachers, school standards and statistics for parents,
and links to individual schools in the county.
Sonoma County Homeschoolers Nonprofit
- Local organization works to provide support to families who educate their
children at home.
HomeSchool Association of California and California
- Statewide information and links for homeschooling.
Teacher Reference Center
- Index of articles in professional education journals.
- Primary source sets organized into themes and topics aligned with California Content Standards.
Mount Royal University Learning Objects Repository
- Collection of links to many sources of free images and educational objects. Very good for finding free images, educational media including audio and video podcasts, course materials, and much more for K-12 up to university level.
Family fun or field trip ideas
Children's Museum of Sonoma County
Local and Bay Area animals - From Summer Reading 2006
Local farms and ranches - From Summer Reading 2004
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Last updated on January 16, 2013