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MyCAA 300x254 Free Money for School and Educational ResourcesMyCAA Program

Spouse Career Advancement (MyCaa) through Military One Source provides $4,000 to people who meet the following requirements:

  1. Spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2.
  2. Offer a maximum financial benefit of $4,000 with a fiscal year cap of $2,000. Waivers will be available for spouses pursuing licensure or certification up to the total maximum assistance of $4,000.
  3. Require military spouses to finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course.
  4. Be limited to associate degrees, certification and licenses.

 

Military Spouse Education Foundation

Goals are to: 1) Volunteer Experience to College Credit Program (VECC),  2) Encourage the Department of Education to adopt a transferability policy for its institutions to accept credits for military spouses who transfer due to PCS orders. 3) Create the foundation needed for Military Spouse Service Grants, 4) Childcare Tax Credit for Military Friendly Centers

 

Educational Resources 300x275 Free Money for School and Educational ResourcesFREE Tutoring Services

Tutor.com:

Get homework and studying help from a professional tutor any time you need it. FREE for students in Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard and Reserve families. Expert tutors are online 24/7 and available to help in more than 16 subjects, including test prep, proofreading, Math, Science, English and Social Studies.

 

CYFERnet: Children, Youth and Families Education Research:

Early Childhood: resources and discover useful and practical information to guide you in the care and nurturing of young children.

K-8th grade Help: School Age section includes resources addressing the needs of children from kindergarten to eighth grade. Explore resources related to parenting the school age child, school age youth development, educational activities, enriching learning environments, site and program management, and partnerships / collaborations.

Teens: provides information on the enhancement of social competency and the reduction of risk behaviors among youth. You will also find materials and resources pertinent to the evaluation of these topics in the context of community-based youth programs.

Parent/Family: provides resources on what parents can do to raise healthy children; how families can cope, adapt and become strong; how couples can build healthy relationships; how adults can cope with life span issues; and what educators can do to support parents and families.

 

Khan Academy: 

The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

 

Literactive: 

Devised and developed by a professional team of educators and technical developers. The program is designed to help early learners develop their reading and comprehension skills through a carefully balanced and progressive reading program.

 

Math.com

Dedicated to providing revolutionary ways for students, parents, teachers, and everyone to learn math. Combining educationally sound principles with proprietary technology, Math.com offers a unique experience that quickly guides the user to the solutions they need and the products they want. These solutions include assessment, on-demand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring, and expert answers to math questions. In addition to solutions, Math.com offers exploratory and recreational introductions to the world of math that will lead to deeper understanding and enjoyment. The range of services, products and solutions offered makes Math.com the single source for all math needs.

 

Mightybook:

An online publisher that specializes in children’s illustrated, animated read-aloud eBooks and Story Songs for ages 2 to 10, plus children’s sing-along songs. All eBooks have an original sound track, many with music and sound effects, and are created in Macromedia Flash animation. Words in the stories highlight as they are spoken by the story teller. It is truly entertainment that helps kids read.

 

Military Child Education Coalition

Focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, world-wide organization, the MCEC performs research, develops resources, conducts professional institutes and conferences, and develops and publishes resources for all constituencies.

 

MIC3: Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission 

The goal of the compact is to replace the widely varying policies affecting transitioning military students. The compact leverages consistency: It uses a comprehensive approach that provides a consistent policy in every school district and in every state that chooses to join. The compact addresses key educational transition issues encountered by military families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility and graduation. Children of active duty members of the uniformed services, National Guard and Reserve on active duty orders, and members or veterans who are medically discharged or retired for one year are eligible for assistance under the compact.

 

Pre-K Smarties 

A preschool education resource full of tips and articles for parents teaching their preschoolers math and reading with learning games, phonics, and fun preschool activities.

 

Roy the Zebra

The site is home to a package of interactive games, stories and resources that have been developed to help emerging readers learn to read. The site can be used at school or at home. It’s one of the most comprehensive interactive literacy resources on the net that is freely accessible… no area of the site is password protected. Recently, we have introduced a range of reading software that is sold to support the free content of the website. You will find some demos of the software within the reading games’ pages.

 

Starfall

A free public service to teach children to read with phonics. Our systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.

 

Young Marines

The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the focal point for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts.