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Born Learning
Born Learning is a public engagement campaign that helps parents, grandparents and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities. Web content is available in English and in Spanish.
  
Edutopia
Site created by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, Edutopia's mission is to spread the word about ideal, interactive learning environments and enable others to adapt these successes locally.
  
Find a Book with Lexiles
Try the new "Find a Book" feature on the Lexile Framework site. Choose the reading that you like most - adventure, humor, comics and more. "Find a Book" will help you find the perfect read.
  
Guys Read
A web-based literacy program to help boys find stuff they like to read.
  
Homeschool World
The official website of Practical Homeschooling Magazine.
  
Homeschooling Resources
Includes weblinks and books and magazines available from the Springfield-Greene County Libraries.
  
Missouri Parent Information and Resource Center
This web site provides parents and families with many resources and links to other sites that will assist in their children's learning.
  
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The nationwide professional organization for early childhood educators.
  
National Center for Family Literacy
The mission of the National Center for Family Literacy is to create educational and economic opportunity for the most at-risk children and parents.
  
Netsmartz Guide for Parents and Teachers
Keeping kids and teens safe on the internet
  
PBS Parents
PBS education and resources guide for parents
  
Pre-Kindergarten Web Skills
Pre-K resources and links for teaching preschoolers computer and internet skills. Fantastic links to help learn mouse skills as well as early letter and word recognition.
  
Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
Booklists, Guides and more to help Parents and Teachers launch young readers.
  
Scholastic Parents
Everything you need to encourage a love of learning from Scholastic Publishers.
  
Sesame Street Parents
Offers parenting tips and supporting media to help your children through their milestones.
  
Springfield Public Schools
Information on all Springfield public schools, School Board, home pages, departments and other features are located on this site.
  
U.S. Department of Education Parents Page
Go straight to the source for help and information on your child's learning needs.
General
  
Action for Children
This site is dedicated to advancing the interests of families and young children. Parents' Action develops parent education materials, connects parents with one another, and fights for issues such as early education, health care, and high quality and affordable child care.
  
Dr. Toy's Guide on the Internet
Information on hundreds of recommended toys and products for children.
  
FCC Parents' Place
The FCC has an array of information to help parents deal with, decipher, and monitor the communications that their children can access.
  
Kid's Directory of Springfield
The Kids Directory provides parents, grandparents, foster parents, or anyone involved in nurturing a child with a targeted shopping resource for goods and services.
  
National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies
NACCRRA is the national network of more than 850 child care resource and referral centers located in United States.
  
National Parenting Center
The National Parenting Center was founded in July of 1989 with the intention of providing the most comprehensive and responsible parenting advice to parents everywhere. The advice provided is furnished by some of the world's most respected authorities in the field of child rearing and development.
  
OACAC
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) is a not-for-profit agency working toward alleviating the causes and conditions of poverty in the Ozarks.
  
SparkAction
This nonprofit site provides news and information on issues affecting kids and families, over 1,500 helpful links to national and local resources, and two e-mail newsletters.
  
Zero to Three
Lots of information on infants and toddlers for both parents and professionals.
Health
  
American Academy of Pediatrics
The organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
  
CoxHealth Children's Health page
Designed for children who need the services of Cox Hospital.
  
Kids Health
This page is especially for Parents, from the Nemours Foundation. Check out the Featured Article and the Q&A sections.
  
Mercy Children's Hosptial
Mercy Children's Hospital's web site designed for children, parents and health care providers. The kids' section features short videos of Mercy medical staff children might encounter on a visit to Mercy, and explains what the staffers do at the hospital.
  
Missouri Autism Report
A monthly newsletter for individuals, parents and caregivers who are part of the Missouri Autism Community.
  
Nourish Interactive
A fun site to learn about nutrition with interesting games for kids and interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators.
  
WebMD Children's Health Center
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. This page is devoted to Children's health.
  
WIC
Women, Infants, and Children serve large numbers of low-income families and their infants and young children. Here, you can find information on services, benefits, and resources.
 
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