School Resources for You and Your Child

This year, school looks very different. We are facing new challenges as parents to make sure our children receive the best education possible. Whether your child is doing homeschooling, virtual, hybrid, or in class learning, here are some great resources to keep handy.

Online Resources

The world wide web can be a tricky place to navigate. Sometimes it’s hard to decide what is best for your child. Here are a few websites that might help enrich your child’s learning process.

“Wide Open School helps families and educators find trusted resources to enrich and support distance learning. Every day students can access free, high-quality learning activities across subjects, all in one place. More than 75 partners and supporters have come together to meet the change in learning needs of students, teachers, and families due to the coronavirus pandemic”. -Wide Open School

“Khan Academy is an American non-profit educational organization created in 2008 by Sal Khan, with the goal of creating a set of online tools that help educate students. The organization produces short lessons in the form of videos. Its website also includes supplementary practice exercises and materials for educators”. – Khan Academy

“Discovery Education Experience provides engaging high-quality content, grab-and-go digital lessons, creative collaboration tools, and practical professional learning resources to give educators everything they need to engage all learners and create a lasting educational impact in any learning environment”. -Discovery Education

“The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most”. – Child Mind Institute

Library Resources

Your public library is a great place to look for resources for your child. It can be a one stop shop for learning materials. Here are some great online databases that are available thru the Lindenhurst Memorial Library. All you need to access these materials is your library card.

On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning includes: homework help, 24-Hour Writing Lab, and live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.

Fosters understanding and appreciation of the world’s countries and peoples by creating and publishing concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content. Today the CultureGrams series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas. In Library Link.

World Book Online Reference is your source for electronic encyclopedia, dictionary and atlas entries; as well as educator tools and resources.

Looking for help can be a daunting task. We here at the Lindenhurst Memorial Public Library are always here to help you. Contact us via phone, email, or chat with your questions or concerns.