Homework Help Now Online at Logan City Libraries
Homework Help connects students with expert tutors for live,
one-to-one individual learning sessions using voice
technology, chat interface, multiple whiteboards, advanced
maths type tools, document sharing and browser control.
The service is available from Monday to
Friday, 4pm - 8pm.
Have you membership number handy to log
in. From the
library catalogue click on the databases tab, enter your
details and then select the Live Homework Help link.
for kids -
This website is
especially for kids. Go on an interactive adventure. Take part in all the activities. Discover what copyright really means. There is a test you can take at the end to see what you really do know! There are six questions with full answers provided on the next page.
interactive version of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights
is available at
These services are designed primarily to serve
the needs of children, either in focus, or by filtering out
sites that some parents and teachers might find inappropriate
for kids. These usually include sites that deal with explicit
sexual matters, porn sites, violence, hate speech, gambling and
S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic web-based
multimedia resource for educators, that promises to make a
significant contribution to enhancing the teaching of
information literacy skills to children. At no time in history
has the ability to locate, organize, evaluate, manage and use
information been more critical for today's learners. These
skills, collectively referred to as information literacy, lay
the groundwork for success in every phase of a student's life
both in and out of school.
So, the math. Use the UNICEF
Your Donation Can Buy ," to show your child what a big
difference even a small donation can make. For example, just
seven cents buys a box of crayons for a child to use at school.
Let your child parcel out the coins in their donation box in
different ways, and pretend to "buy" a child whatever benefits
they can afford. Seven cents here, seven cents there - pretty
soon you've helped a whole classroom of kids. And your younger
child will be learning about money. Your older child can
practice dividing and multiplying (do I have enough for 20 boxes
of crayons?), making change, and problem solving (how can I buy
the most different things? How many lives could my donation
I like this math moment, because it's yet another
example of how math can make an activity more meaningful, rather
than math being imposed as a hollow, distracting, "grown-up" driven
add-on. In this case, using math can help your kids better
appreciate the power of their donation.
More Fun Math for Kids
Summer fun Learning guide
lose one or two months worth of reading and math skills during
the summer, which could prove troublesome the following school
year," says Richard E. Bavaria, Ph.D., vice president of
education for Sylvan Learning Center. "Summer is an important
time for parents to share in everyday learning activities with
their children and help keep them learning all summer long."
Sylvan Learning Center is offering parents this free activity
booklet to help keep children's minds active during the school
break and to nurture reading, writing and math skills with
activities that are fun for the whole family.
is an educational program for kids of all ages with content
spanning 6 main subjects including: Science, Math, English,
Social Studies, Health and Technology. Within each subject,
you will find hundreds of short, animated movies that speak
to kids in a language and voice that they understand. At
BrainPOP, we believe that a strong foundation of facts is
the key to building knowledge. Therefore, our movies strive
to provide kids with an honest and real view of whatever
topic or issue we tackle.
Visit Brain Pop
Helping your child with homework
Homework is an opportunity for children to learn and for
families to be involved in their
childrenís education. However, helping children with homework
isnít always easy. At
parent-teacher meetings and in conferences with parents,
teachers often hear questions
Ŗ How can I get Michael to do his homework? Every night itís a
struggle to get him
to turn off the TV and do his homework.
Ŗ Why isnít Maria getting more homework?
Ŗ Why is Jonathan getting so much homework?
Ŗ When is Suki supposed to do homework? She takes piano lessons,
sings in her
church choir, plays basketball and helps with family chores.
Thereís hardly any
time left to study.
Ŗ How can I help Robert with his math homework when I donít
Ŗ Do homework assignments really help my child learn?
This booklet helps answer these and other questions that
parents, family members and
others who care for children in elementary and middle school
often ask about homework.
The booklet also includes practical ideas for helping children
to complete homework