Useful Resources for Middle School Parents

Great Resources for Middle School Students and Parents - in part supplied by:  The National Collegebound Program


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Most Popular Educational Resources
Dr. Math - Tutoring site that allows students to email questions and get responses
Merriam Webster - The most comprehensive dictionary on the internet
Test Taking Survival Tips - Good tips and tricks for acing exams
Kid's Click - Search Engine for young students
Yahoo Kids - Website dedicated to youth
Encyclopedia for Kids - Free Encyclopedia for reference
Word Whiz - Helps students build vocabulary and study skills
Color Atlas - Unique maps for geography fans

Reading Lists for Students
Pearson Youth Reading List - Pearson Recommended 6-8th summer reading
Book Suggestions for the Entire Family - List for great books separated by category and age range

The Future – Getting an Early Start on Careers and College
Explore Your Career Options - An interactive website from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics
The Princeton Review - Great test preparation and practice resources.
Find the Right College for you - Learn about which colleges are similar to your interests and your strengths
Test Practice with Coach - Standards based test preparation for kids, parents and teachers - student gateway to the US Government


Fun Educational Games
Free Rice - Quiz game where correct answers help raise money for global hunger
View the Earth from Space - View Earth from the Sun, the Moon or from any of a host of satellites in orbit. Cheap Carl’s Car Insurance Presents: The Mad Math Grand Prix – Math based racing game that helps improve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills.
Be an A+ Math Ace - Math games based on bingo and hidden pictures, and a variety of flash cards.
Fun Trivia Games - Fun interactive quizzes


Resources for Parents - Parent Teacher Association Webpage
Great Schools.Org - A middle school parents’ preparation for college guide
Health Insurance Online - A database of health information for kids and adults
Read, Write, Think - Resources to help parents with their child’s literacy
Middle School Web Resources - Valuable information for both parents and teachers
US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state's Online Teen Safety Guide

Students or People With Disabilities - Attention Deficit Disorder Association - Learning Disability Resources - National Center for Learning Disabilities -Federation for Children with Special Needs - a comprehensive guide for people living with disabilities, with a goal to help make the federal grants available to seniors, veterans, and people with cognitive and physical disabilities - home remodeling info. for people with disabilities. 

For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students - education information in Spanish - United Negro College Fund - American Indian Higher Education Consortium - Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs