Wonderopolis is a website designed for parents and children to engage in learning together. It presents fun, yet educational, opportunities for busy families to enjoy learning moments throughout their everyday routines. A daily Wonder of the Day presents an intriguing question to be explored. Then bits of knowledge and facts are provided to help answer the question followed by an application of the information to a family activity. Each Wonder of the Day includes a video that complements the overarching topic of the day and sparks further conversations between parent and child.
Here are a few ideas for educators on how to use Wonderopolis and promote a home-school connection:
Wonderopolis can provide a multitude of possibilities for family learning. I invite others to share their ideas too!
You can find Wonderopolis from the Verizon Thinkfinity homepage or go to Wonderopolis - http://wonderopolis.org/
The National Center for Family Literacy is putting up a Wonder of the Day each day.
Each Wonder of the Day contains
These are all high-interest topics that will stimulate discussions within families and perhaps in your SPED classes.