Math for the Left and Right Brain
This interactive website offers learning and practicing about various topics in a fun way: www.ixl.com.
Interactive Sites for K-5 Education
Find many K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations here; these activities work with educators' SMARTboards or interactive whiteboards, or at home for individual learning: interactivesites.weebly.com.
Improve Your Brain Health and Performance
A Personalized Training Program adapts to fit your brain and your life goals; this program can build your own personalized training program to enhance memory and attention and track changes in brain performance: www.lumosity.com.
CarrotSticks is an online multiplayer game that improves math skills for 1st through 5th graders as they practice and compete with peers around the world.
Literacy Assistance Center - Lit. Referral Hotline
For information about free classes, including: Adult Basic Education, GED preparation, English for speakers of other languages, call (212) 803-3333.
The UFT sponsors a homework help program for elementary and middle school students called Dial-A-Teacher. Classroom teachers answer homework questions at 212-777-3380, Monday through Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m. during the school year. They can also answer parents' questions and give advice on how you can help your child at home. The staff speaks 8 languages: Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and Fukanese), English, French, Haitian-Creole, Russian, Slovak and Spanish. Download Dial-A-Teacher fliers in English and in Spanish.
Homework help resources for teens: http://homeworknyc.org/homework-help-resources
National Children's Literacy Website
More than any other single skill, the ability to read, and read well, allows a child to succeed in school, learn about the world, and function in society. Enhancing children's literacy is at the heart of the Soho Center's NATIONAL CHILDREN'S LITERACY INFORMATION project - a national children's literacy initiative. For more information, visit http://www.child2000.org/lit-tipsMenu.htm.
Last updated April 16, 2019