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Beanstack makes it easier for you to help kids track their reading, keep kids motivated to read, and provide feedback and insights into their reading habits.
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CT Historical Society Museum & Library

Explore Connecticut's history: reflecting on the past, engaging with the present, and innovating for the future.
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CT Public - PBS Kids At-Home Learning

At-Home Learning: CT Public’s Learn-at-Home website pulls together timely, high-quality content from trusted shows from PBS KIDS, World at Home, PBS LearningMedia, and more.
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Educate Station

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Ready-to-use, hands-on learning plans, worksheets, and activities for kids from Pre-K through 5th grade to do at home or at school.

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Field Trip Directory

Field Trip Directory is your guide to fields trips in the state of Connecticut. The guide gives field trip lesson plans with fun facts and objectives. Now including Virtual Field Trips!
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GoOpen CT

GoOpen CT: a movement of teachers, professors, students, leaders, and policy-makers embracing the use of open educational resources (OER) across our state. The Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology hosts this site and supports the collaborative efforts of all educational stakeholders in the state.
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Homeschool Central

The place to find all of the homeschool resources you need including curriculum choices, support groups, and how to homeschool.
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Homeschool World

Home of Mary Pride’s "Practical Homeschooling" magazine and homeschooling community. Has a large number of articles as well as news, online experts, and an up-to-date events list.
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A digital media service that allows you to borrow eAudiobooks, eBooks, movies, TV, magazines, graphic novels, and music. Download the app on your smart device or access Hoopla from your personal computer, and create an account with your Meriden library card.
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Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers free courses for all ages in a variety of subjects such as math, art, computing, economics, and SAT prep.
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Lawrence Hall of Science

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley's public science center; 24/7 Science is the kids' page, which includes a variety of science experiments and activities, as well as games and citizen science opportunities.
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Learning Express Library

Improve reading, writing, and math skills; prepare for the GED and other exams; take computer tutorials for Windows and Mac; and more.
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Museum Key

Through the generosity of the Friends of the Meriden Public Library, we have a number of passes available to various museums. You will need a valid Meriden Public Library card to make a museum pass reservation.
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Open Culture

Open Culture has free textbooks, online courses, and many other free kids' educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, etc.
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Palace Project

The Palace Project is your one-stop digital library solution. Palace is a free, easy-to-use eReader app that lets you find, check out, and read or listen to books from your local library.
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PBS Kids

PBS Kids is a website that is designed for children and offers a wide variety of educational games, videos, and activities.
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PBS Learning Media for Students

PBS LearningMedia offers FREE educational resources for PreK–12 educators and students.
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