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The Boys & Girls Club of Worcester believes in partnering with parents and other caregivers to offer our members the best chance of success. While there are many great resources that facilitate learning, the following are a few to get you started.
Worcester Public Schools
School closings, the academic school year calendar, and staff contact information are just some of the resources available on this website that supports Worcester Public Schools families.
Read Across America
Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, brought us timeless tales such as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and, of course, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. What better way to celebrate his legacy than by reading to kids? Join Read Across America every March 2nd to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.
My Club My Life
Myclubmylife.com is a virtual Boys & Girls Club where teens can access content based on existing BGCA life-skills programs. Delivered in a style appropriate to its teen audience, My Club Life addresses topics such as applying for a job, maintaining healthy habits, excelling in school, and saving money.
Kids Afterschool is a free online resource provided by the Boston Children’s Museum that exposes students to science, engineering, math, culture, art, health and literacy in ways that support academic growth, and promotes skills like problem solving, observing and working collaboratively with peers.
Interactive Learning Games
Interactive learning games such as Chicktionary, Seekadoo and Spelling Bee provide students with the unique opportunity for individual word creation and identification, increasing academic literacy and reinforcing the fun elements of learning.
Coolmath.com engages students in a variety of fun math games in subjects such as pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, and early trigonometry in an effort to increase student skills and abilities in math and to make the subject more fun.
Funbrain.com combines reading, math, and arcade games to motivate students to learn critical academic skills through practical application of concepts to such games as reading Mad Libs and math basketball.
AOL Word Games
AOL word games like Scrabble and Bookworm allow students to expand their vocabulary and overall literacy through fun learning games provided by America On-Line.
Learningplanet.com focuses on creating learning activities and tools which empower home-school parents as well as classroom teachers through interactive games and worksheets designated by subject matter and grade level.