The Short List: Free, Fun & Engaging At-Home Activities for Kids

There is no shortage of options to keep your kids busy while they’re penned up in the house for weeks on end. I’ve combed the options and narrowed down the list to an engaging variety of free options (not just passive videos). Learn to Code blockly.games/ scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/ www.tinkercad.com/ Touch typing practice www.typingclub.com/ Educational Videos thecrashcourse.com/ ed.ted.com/parent Educational Games www.funbrain.com/ Audio Books boulderlibrary.org/youth/read-with-us/ Geography world-geography-games.com/world.htmlattenboroughsreef.com/ Spanish www.duolingo.com/course/es/en/Learn-Spanish Home Science redtri.com/pretend-magic-potions-kids-can-make/slide/1 Virtual Zoo Safari (Live) (added 4/1/2020)www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi29YlaV2jMTz01GDYJE1pShmkPA38svAnationalzoo.si.edu/webcams/panda-camzoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-camsexplore.org/livecams/www.odyseaaquarium.com/livecams/www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcamwww.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/ Interactive Virtual Museums (added 4/1/2020)naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tourwww.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/cappella-sistina/tour-virtuale.htmlwww.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palacewww.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne#tabswww.youtube.com/watch?v=hovKu1bi7kA&feature=youtu.beegyptianmuseum.org/360-museum-tourwww.hsm.ox.ac.uk/explore-galleries Geocaching (aka Modern Treasure Hunting) (added 4/1/2020)www.geocaching.com

Ad-buying agencies are cozying up to SSPs, creating more transparency questions

In the rush to control how SSPs manage programmatic auctions, agencies risk digging up old concerns around the neutrality and transparency of what they do. Despite suspicions from both publishers and advertisers, agencies are pushing hard to formalize their ties to SSPs. And most, if not all, these moves are motivated by the agency’s need to consolidate their media dollars into a handful of SSPs in order to get lower rates. Read More: digiday.com

Ad-buying agencies are cozying up to SSPs, creating more transparency questions

In the rush to control how SSPs manage programmatic auctions, agencies risk digging up old concerns around the neutrality and transparency of what they do. Despite suspicions from both publishers and advertisers, agencies are pushing hard to formalize their ties to SSPs. And most, if not all, these moves are motivated by the agency’s need to consolidate their media dollars into a handful of SSPs in order to get lower rates. Read More: digiday.com

Ad-buying agencies are cozying up to SSPs, creating more transparency questions

In the rush to control how SSPs manage programmatic auctions, agencies risk digging up old concerns around the neutrality and transparency of what they do. Despite suspicions from both publishers and advertisers, agencies are pushing hard to formalize their ties to SSPs. And most, if not all, these moves are motivated by the agency’s need to consolidate their media dollars into a handful of SSPs in order to get lower rates. Read More: digiday.com

Ad-buying agencies are cozying up to SSPs, creating more transparency questions

In the rush to control how SSPs manage programmatic auctions, agencies risk digging up old concerns around the neutrality and transparency of what they do. Despite suspicions from both publishers and advertisers, agencies are pushing hard to formalize their ties to SSPs. And most, if not all, these moves are motivated by the agency’s need to consolidate their media dollars into a handful of SSPs in order to get lower rates. Read More: digiday.com

‘Weather forecasters compared for accuracy’

WEATHER FORECAST AND WEATHER FORECAST ACCURACY FOR YOUR CITY: ForecastAdvisor will also show you the accuracy of the major weather forecasters, including Accuweather, The Weather Channel, WeatherBug, Weather Underground, CustomWeather, Foreca, and the National Weather Service. The overall accuracy percent is computed from the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation, and text forecast precipitation. Read More: forecastadvisor.com