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The following links are for information only. The views, opinions, and information on these pages are not necessarily endorsed by the AEA (Appleton Education Association). It is our intent to provide Internet Resources (URL's), so please recommend sites you find of value that would be useful for other parents. If you find any of this information to be objectionable, please contact the AEA at romeneskomelis@aasd.k12.wi.us.

These links are sorted by category. For your convenience, you may also view the list of websites sorted alphabetically.

Literature and Reading Sites:
WEMA
Battle of the Books
Sponsored by WEMA
 
The statewide Battle of the Books' program is designed to promote a love of reading among our students. It encourages students to read a variety of books and remember information about the plots, characters, and settings of the books. Students are put on teams of up to four readers and the winning team competes other Wisconsin teams over the Internet. The (Wisconsin Educational Media Association) sponsors three divisions.
 
     
Reading Rockets
 
  Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that looks at how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help them. Click on the link to the left to learn more.
 
     
World of Reading
 
  World of Reading is an open collection of book reviews written by students for students. Readers can view by title, subject, or the town where the reviewer of the book lives.
 
     
     
Parenting Education Sites:
AASD
 
  Appleton has "Great Schools" learn about policies; utilize many online databases and educational links; check out programs and departments; meet the school board, and read the board meeting minutes; visit our "Great Schools" and see what we are doing to prepare our students for the future.

 
     
Wisconsin DPI
 
  The DPI is committed to helping parents realize their roles as children's most influential teachers.
 
     
Parents.com
  
   
     
Kid Source Online
 
  In-depth & timely education & healthcare information that will make a difference in the lives of parents & children.
 
     
NAGC
 
  NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) is a non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences. 
 
     
NEA
 
  Research supports parent involvement in education does make a difference. The NEA (National Education Association) in joint project with the National PTA have published four guides on assisting parents at home on such topics as home work, and student achievement and more. 
 
     
National PTA
 
  National PTA is the largest volunteer child advocacy organization in the United States. A not-for-profit association of parents, educators, students, and other citizens active in their schools and communities, PTA is a leader in reminding our nation of its obligations to children.
 
     
     
Shopping Sites:
Family Education Network
 
  Family Education Network is the Web's leading source of educational content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers, and kids.
 
     
Parents' Choice Foundation
 
  Established in 1978, Parents' Choice Foundation is the nation's oldest not-for-profit evaluator of children's books, videos, toys, audios, computer software, television, and magazines. The Foundation's mission is to provide parents with information to participate wisely in their children's learning.
 
     
PTOtoday.com
 
  Founded in the Spring of 1999, PTO Today, Inc. has quickly established itself in the center of the parent group world as a valuable resource for parent group leaders and as a reliable connection between those leaders and parent group marketers.
 
     
Smarter Kids
 
  Educational online store, providing educational materials for young children.
 
     
Appleton Education Association Phone: 920.731.1369 Email: romeneskomelis@aasd.k12.wi.us