Educational Apps & Websites for Parents

Family Time with Apps - Free E-book on how to make screen time family oriented.

Khan Academy - Math, science, computer programming, history, art, economics, and even more free online classes.

IXL - Learn skills online (Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies).

CK12 - Free online textbooks and interactive lessons.

Kahoot! - Learning games you can play at home!

Bright Storm - Learn Math, Science, English & Test Prep from expert teachers.

Special Needs Apps - Apps for kids with special needs.

Kindertown - An app finder that will filter by age, device, and cost.

iPads for Education - iPad tips and apps.

Apps in Education - Curated list of iPad apps.

Scratch Jr. - Teaches kids the basics of coding! - Helps kids learn to code. All ages!

Dragon Box - Games that teach kids math and algebra!

Quizlet - Build your own flashcards.

Brain Scape - Build your own flashcards

PBS Kids - Learning activities for younger kiddos.

ABC Mouse - Full online curriculum for children ages 2 to 7.

Alligator Apps - List of learning apps focused on younger kids.

Stack the States - Learn the states on your iPad.

Stack the Countries - Learn the countries of the world on your iPad.

Presidents vs. Aliens - Learn presidential history.

Chore Pad HD - Make your kids check off their chores before they get on devices.

Guided Access on iPads - Lock your kids into one app to make them focus on what you choose.

Guide to Flying With Disabilities - Guide that provides travel tips and airport considerations for each type of disability, as well as information on rights and accommodations for disabled travelers.

Make your kids get off their devices and go outside or read!

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Ben Parker

Director, Technology

Ben serves as Director of Technology for the OPSRC. In this role, he will provide support to schools on technical issues and training on pressing technology topics. Ben will assist partner schools with trainings, comprehensive technology plans, e-Rate applications, technology purchasing consultation, and other school and district technology decisions.

Prior to working with OPSRC, Ben was the Director of Technology for the Locust Grove Public School District. Ben implemented a 1:1 tablet program in Locust Grove that saw 6th-12th graders go paperless in the classroom.

In his free time, Ben likes to read and play the drums.