Tag: Parents

Goalbook: Transforming Special Education

GoalbookGoalbook is a secure platform for schools to manage and collaborate around student Individual Learning Plans (ILPs). Its goal is to help the educators to collaborate more efficiently, streamline communication, engage parents, and improve student agency through goal setting, which will in turn bring about a true individualized learning.

It aims to provide students a single, shared lesson plan. The basic premise is to have students a part of a connected network of educators, administrators, and parents by making a database of goals, strategies, and milestones. Continue reading

Korrio Makes Your Sports Life Simple & Organized

Korrio

Korrio

Korrio is a great new platform for kids who are into sports. They have the single focus on kids and sports. Their mission is to transform the sports experience and elevate the level at which sports are played by automating the things that come in the way.

According to Korrio, they are the most advanced sports automation platform on the planet. It harnesses the power of next-generation web technology to make tasks simper and automatic. Continue reading

SnappSchool: Know What Your Child Is Studying At School Every Week

SnappSchool

SnappSchool

SnappSchool is a platform that allows parents to know what their kids are learning.

The service understands that there are many ways to teach things. Co-founder of SnappSchool John Halloran explains, “To do long division, I don’t need the full lesson my fourth grader needs to get through it, but I do need a little reminder. It is not something I do everyday.”

SnappSchool knows that parental involvement directly affects student performance. To allow parents to know what their kids are doing at school helps the kids in their overall development. Interaction here is the key. Continue reading

Zentracker: Know Where Your Kids Are Anytime, From Anywhere

Zentracker

Zentracker

Zentracker is a tool through which you can keep tab on your family.

When your kids are outside, you worry about their safety. Calling them or messaging them seems like intruding on their privacy. Zentracker has come up with an unobtrusive way to know where your kids are, get alerts when they move or reach a destination so that you can be sure of their safety.

Zentracker uses location tracking to track in real-time the location of your kids’ mobile phones as captured by Google Latitude. Although this seems like spying on your kids, it is important for you to ensure their safety, especially if they are young and rebellious and can easily get into trouble. Continue reading

GradSave: Start Collection For Your Kid’s Future Education Today

GradSave

GradSave

GradSave is a wonderful online portal for parents who want to contribute to their children’s college when they grow up.

Every parent wishes that his/her child gets a good education, but with rising college fee parents and children are left with no option. With GradSave, you can plan your child’s future education easily and effectively.

It allows parents to connect with their friends and family so that they can contribute to the college savings plan of their kids. Anybody can contribute to your child’s saving plan and you can do the same for others. Continue reading

KinderTown: Find the best educational app for your kids

KinderTown

KinderTown

KinderTown is an education app store for parents. Here, you can find the best apps that you would want your kids to use.

Parents are busy. Apart from taking care of the household, they also need to take care of their kids. Sometimes, their busy schedules leave little time for them to teach their kids. That is why KinderTown has come up with a platform that helps you to find great educational apps that will help your kid learn new things without taking much of your time. Continue reading

2houses helps separated parents communicate, manage their children

2houses

2houses

2houses is a web platform that helps separated parents to communicate and manage their schedules for their children’s well-being.

Parents, even if they cannot live together, want the best for their children. But sometimes they find it difficult to do so when living in two different houses. 2houses is a platform that helps separated parents communicate about their children frequently so that they can take care of their children even when they are not with them physically. Continue reading

UrbanSitter brings parents to trusted babysitters & visa versa

UrbanSitter

UrbanSitter

Babies are life’s greatest joy. But when you and your partner want to spend some time alone, you wish there were somebody who could take care of your baby for a while, somebody you could trust.

UrbanSitter is a way through which you can get just that, and more. Through UrbanSitter, you can find a babysitter near you whom you can completely trust. Continue reading

MobileMinder helps you protect your child on their mobile

MobileMinder

MobileMinder

MobileMinder is a wonderful resource for parents who want to keep their children safe even when they are outside the home or on their mobile.

Any parent is anxious for their children’s safety on the mobile, but to stay connected children need a mobile. With MobileMinder you can make sure that your child does not have to bear the harms of using a mobile while enjoying its benefits. MobileMinder is a tool through which you can ensure your child’s safety. Here is how it works. Continue reading

Let your child explore and learn on Wonderopolis

Wonderopolis

Wonderopolis

Children love to explore; that is how they learn. Through exploration, children learn to react, to gather knowledge about the world. Therefore, it is important for parents to know what they explore. Wonderopolis is a place for children where they explore only those things that are important for their healthy development. It is a place specially created for children.

Wonderopolis helps your child direct his/her energy into exploring things that will build his intelligence in a simple and fun way. Through Wonderopolis, your child can pick up hobbies and discover his/her talents.

It is a fun and easy way to discover your child’s inclinations and talents early on so that you can work with him/her towards bettering what s/he loves doing.

Parents and busy are synonyms. Every parent has to spend many hours looking for a child to ensure his/her healthy growth. You always do not have enough time to take your child outside the house so that s/he may explore new things and learn from them. That is why Wonderopolis is a great way to help your child indulge into an everyday adventure.

Wonderopolis nurtures through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination. It brings out positive qualities in your child. Through Wonder of the Day, your child learns about everyday happenings at home and outside the home like dinner preparations, carpool, inside the school, the importance of education and so on.

You and your child can together learn new stuff, try out different ideas, test possibilities and create a masterpiece. And what’s best is that you do not even need to leave the room!

Wonderopolis is created and supported by National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL). It is also supported by many philanthropic partners. NCFL help families create better relationship between teacher, parents and children.

Verizon Foundation is the core financial supporter of Wonderopolis. The Annenberg Foundation, Better World Books and Humana are other financers.