e-learning for kids

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In today’s complex world, children’s futures are determined by their ability to master the basics of reading, science, math and computers. Yet costs, class sizes and other issues often prevent children access to quality online learning that can support and reinforce these essential skills.

e-Learning for Kids vision is to be the source for childhood learning on the Internet – available from anywhere and without charge. Established in late 2004, e-Learning for Kids is a global, nonprofit foundation dedicated to fun and free learning on the Internet for children ages 5 – 12. e-Learning for Kids offers free, best-in-class courseware in math, science, reading and keyboarding; and e-Learning for Kids is building a community for parents and educators to share innovations and insights in childhood education.

LearnEnglish Kids

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The British Council agreed that we may include their very attractive “LearnEnglish Kids”. LearnEnglish Kids is a fun, educational website for children aged 5-12 years who are learning English. LearnEnglish Kids has lots of free games, songs, stories and activities for children to have fun and learn English too.

PBS Learning Media

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PBSLearningMedia.org has a great collection of high quality educational videos and teaching materials. They have categorised all content superbly and what is unique is that they have so many items that can be shared. I now know what my favorite website will be to go to with my kids!

Wikipedia for Schools

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Wikipedia for Schools is a selection of articles from Wikipedia, arranged by curriculum subject and designed as a resource for school children around the world. Created by SOS Children and supported by the Wikimedia Foundation, it gives those who can’t get online access to free Wikipedia content. It can be downloaded or used online, or obtained from SOS Children on USB.

Wikipedia for Schools is aimed at children aged 8-17 years old, with a focus on Key Stage 3. It is based around the UK national curriculum, but can be used by anyone in the English-speaking world.