School District of Philadelphia online resource that allows parents to access their students grades, individual learning plans, attendance.
Internet Safety http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/etg/internet-safety-k-12
School District of Philadelphia vetted website that compiles internet safety resources for you and your child.
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/signup?isparent=1
Online video tutorials on a variety of subjects, from elementary math to calculus and other subjects.
Google Translate http://translate.google.com/
Online translation tool from any of 64 languages including websites and documents.
Dynamic learning tool, provides lesson plans and college readiness, SAT help.
Create bibliographies for papers in MLA format.
Wolfram Alpha http://www.wolframalpha.com/
Dynamic online search engine that compiles information about any subject.
Math tests, problems, and lessons for any math subject up to calculus.
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html
Great research resource, especially for history, science and literature.
Online search engine for learning resources, think google for education.
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Free Library of Philadelphia http://www.freelibrary.org/
Access journal articles for papers from various databases, learn about education events.
View 93 front pages from newspapers all over the world every day.
Teachers with Apps http://teacherswithapps.com/
Blog where teachers review free educational apps for Android and iOS systems.
PBS Parent Help http://www.pbs.org/parents/
How to help your child with homework with motivation tools for children.
Discovery Education http://www.discoveryeducation.com/parents
Discovery’s education arm, with science and homework help resources for parents.
Free Ebooks for Kids http://mashable.com/2013/04/07/ebooks-for-children/
Listing of free ebooks to read on your table, ereader or smart phone ereader app.
Help your child learn how to read through games and reading tools
Thank You for Attending Our Workshop Today! (available for download here)
About the Presenters:
The Urban Technology Project seeks to empower youth and their communities through meaningful technological experiences that link youth leadership development, education and community building. It is a collaborative initiative of the School District of Philadelphia and Communities in Schools of Philadelphia focused on digital inclusion, community service, and workforce development.
Check us out at www.utp-philly.org
This workshop is offered through the generous support of: