This is our Mission:
Our mission in developing and publishing Kids Express is to :
1. Engage all visitors to the site in an experience of learning and fun.
2. Challenge all visitors to become responsible and knowledgeable citizens of planet earth.
3. Provide all visitors with a forum to become and remain updated on Current Events of interest.
4. Encourage all visitors to return in the never-ending quest for knowledge.
Q: What is this site about?
A: In our site we would like to present some life skills in a creative way. A few of these skills are reading and writing about current events.
Q: What subject areas does this web-site address?
A: The subjects that this web-site address are Language Arts and Social Studies. Writing is addressed in Language Arts, and current events are addressed in Social Studies.
Q: What skills does it teach?
A: It teaches the students how to read articles, take surveys, form valid opinions, and discuss opinions on a monitored discussion board.
Q: What skills do my students need to use for this site?
A: The skills that students may need to use for this site are reading and writing skills.
Q: How will the site benefit my students?
A: This site can help students because it teaches them how to form valid opinions, write articles on current events, and teaches them how to voice their own opinion.
Q: How should I prepare myself and my students to use the site effectively?
A: You could prepare yourself and the kids by giving them newspapers and having them look up interesting articles.
Q: How would I organize the lesson?
A: You could organize the lesson by putting your kids in groups and they would have to make a good report with our tips or have the students work by themselves and make it an assignment.
Q: How does it connect with students in real life?
A: It connects with students in real life because it gives them and idea of how other kids around the world live and what they do.