Q&A: Recommend an Educational Podcast or Website for Families
QUESTION AND ANSWERS
Do you have an educational PODCAST for kids to recommend? Share your favorite science, history, etc., podcast for young students and their families.
- Jennifer Shiao Page responds: “Grammar Girl! She’s the best. grammar.quickanddirtytips.com“
- Diane Hinze Kanzler responds: “Merriam-Webster’s “Ask the Editor” clips. And they’re created right here in the Valley! www.merriam-webster.com/video/asktheeditor.htm“
Is there an educational WEBSITE your family enjoys using that you could recommend?
- Amy Meltzer recommends: “National Gallery of Art. www.nga.gov/kids“
- Sarah Chereski recommends: “www.starfall.com“
- Diane Hinze Kanzler recommends: “We’ve loved Journey North (which also tracks southward migrations) for over a decade.
- Maria Sansalone recommends: “Merriam-Webster’s Open Dictionary to post new words and senses for KIDS around the world. www.WordCentral.com“
- Carrie St John recommends: “The Encyclopedia of Life, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art and PBSKids Dinosaur Train Field Guide.”
- Sienna Wildfield recommends: “BrainPop, a non-commercial subscription-based web site that consists of both quality and entertaining educational curriculum, presented through an effective use of animation and web technology. Their curriculum-based content spans seven main subjects including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health, Technology and Arts & Music.”
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