101 Amazing Educational Apps and Sites for Home Learning

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There has been a lot of controversy over children, technology, and “screen time”. We cannot deny the benefits of technology in education – of which there are many:

However, there are concerns we need to be aware of:

To gain the positives while minimising the negatives, it is important to strike a balance with our use of technology:

So how do we make sure that balance is maintained? If our children are going to spend time on the computer and tablet, let’s make sure they’re still learning. That’s where Educents’ Top 101 Educational Websites and Apps of 2016 comes in handy.

This incredible round-up of educational websites, apps, online curriculum, and digital learning resources provides a go-to guide for continued learning over summer and in the new academic year. You can browse the guide by subject to find the perfect resources for your kids to brush up on certain skills or learn something new!

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With 101 great options to choose from, here are a few that stand out:

Kids Discover

Kids Discover Online is an interactive online reading platform, offering 3 Lexile(R) reading levels and over 1,000 science and social studies resources, vetted by subject experts.

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Farfaria Unlimited Ebooks 

FarFaria offers over 1000 ebooks for your children. Each story comes to your mobile device as a colorfully illustrated book that they can flip through, read on their own, or have read to them. If they choose to hear the story, each word is highlighted as a professional actor recites it.

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Learn to Read App: Lifetime Subscription

With music, games, lessons, and stories, HOOKED ON PHONICS: LEARN TO READ is the simplest, most effective and most fun way to learn to read. Enjoy songs, games and interactive entertainment in a style that has never been seen before in an educational app.

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Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of Figur8.net (a website on parenting, education, child development) and RightBrainChild.com (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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