Family to Family Resources

These listings are by families for families.  To add your resources to our list please send information to Karen Harris, Family Network Liaison, at kharris@foxboroughrcs.org.

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flocabulary

Flocabulary presents academic content in a highly-engaging, contemporary format, providing students with both visual and aural exposure for new learning and as well as review and enrichment. Parents can click on the link and sign up as a parent.  Happy learning!  http://www.flocabulary.com/access-group-activation/FoxboroughRegionalCharterSChool/

starfall

Starfall.com is a free public service to teach children to read with phonics. Using a systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL).  Click here to learn more Starfall.com.

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Get weekly emails of FREE Fun Things to do in Boston MA plus Surrounding Towns & New England . Plus,  get occasional giveaways – movie screenings, free event tickets, and other fun things!  Click here to start receiving your emails.  http://www.bostoncentral.com/fun-things-to-do.php

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The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization that provides free video tutorials and interactive exercises for ALL subjects and for ALL ages. The Academy’s declared mission is “changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.”  Click here to sign up https://www.khanacademy.org/.

Community Homework Center 

Church Emmanuel of Foxborough offers FREE weekly drop in Homework Center staffed by certified teachers and High School Honor Society members.  Click here for more information Homework Center Parent Letter.

Rising Hope Farm Horses for Hope

In Sharon offers therapeutic riding programs for the Fall.  Click here for Fall programming schedule http://risinghopefarms.com/announce.shtml.  

ParentFurther: An Online Search Institute Resource for Families

ParentFurther features information for families on “Ages and Stages”, “Discipline and Values”, “Time Together” and more…

Click here to access their website http://www.parentfurther.com/.

Host an exchange student!

Open your home heart and mind to another culture.  Host a student for a short time but change their life (and yours) forever.  Contact: Jennifer Smith, Academic Coordinator - Cultural Homestay International, a non-profit company jens6254@gmail.com

Good Guess

According to researchers who study the science of learning, estimation is the essential foundation for more advanced math skills…check out this Time magazine article here.

YMCA – The Integration Initiative

The Integration Initiative seeks to provide individuals with special needs an opportunity to participate with typically developing peers in Y programs and activities.

Academic Websites for Students (Kid Friendly)

Research Studies

Info Please

Fact Monster

Search Engines for Kids

Kids Click

Ivy’s Search Engine Resources for Kids

Ask Kids

Great Curriculum Related Resources

Time for Kids

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government

Sheppard Software

Brainpop and Brainpop Jr.

Spelling City