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to Online Resources for Teachers!

An Ongoing Action Learning Project
Created by: Kendra Greenlee

I created this Wiki because I wanted to have an online resource page available for teachers that included all of the informative and helpful resources that I have learned about. I hope that you find this to be useful. I plan to add more links and information as I find out about them myself. Feel free to email me with any ideas.


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USEFUL LINKS


Google for Educators - Here, you’ll find a teacher’s guide to Google Tools for Your Classroom, as well as a number of additional tools. And to spark your imagination, you'll find examples of innovative ways that other educators are using these tools in the classroom.

Citation Machine - is an interactive web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect other people's intellectual properties.

Pi Across America - is a national celebration with the goal of improving math and science literacy among America's school children. Pi Across America encourages students of all ages to explore the wonders of pi with particular focus on the month of April, "Math Awareness Month." Free program materials for teachers and students are available online year round.

DiscoverySchool - is dedicated to making teaching and learning an exciting, rewarding adventure for students, teachers, and parents.

United Streaming - is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards.

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - is an NSF supported project that began in 1999 to develop a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis).

NC WiseOWL - is a Website that has, as its centerpiece, several subscription databases.

AwesomeStories.com - Enjoy an interactive learning experience as you see thousands of hand-selected and relevant links to pictures, artifacts, manuscripts, documents, and other primary sources, IN CONTEXT, within each story.

Access NewspaperARCHIVE - is a new program that gives public libraries and K-12 schools around the world FREE access to NewspaperARCHIVE.com's historical newspaper database.

NetSmartz Workshop - is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.

Ology - means "the study of." And here on the American Museum of Natural History's Ology Website, you can study and explore many cool Ologies.

World Book - Online Reference Center

Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia

American Memory - provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

LEARN NC - gives you what you need for K–12 teaching and learning, when and where you need it — from lesson plans and teaching strategies to student research to online courses for teachers and students.

NC Standard Course of Study

KidsHealth - is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Dictionary.com - is a multi-source dictionary search service.

Vocabulary Training - On this site you are able to create your own tests.

AplusMath - This website was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively.

Aritm - trains you in simple mental calculation. This program teaches its users the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division tables.

Ask Dr. Math - is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions.

Cool Math - has grown to be one the the most popular sources for math education in the world.

IMO - (Interacvtive Mathematics Online) This mathematics site has tutorials in Algebra and Trigonometry and a very extensive section about Geometry.

ThinkQuest - inspires students to think, connect, create, and share. Students work in teams to build innovative and educational websites to share with the world.

FunBrain.com - An Education Site for K-8 Students and Teachers.

Scholastic.com - This site includes great teaching ideas, lesson plans, a section just for new teachers, and even has online activities.

Kidzone - Fun facts for kids

Adrian Bruce's Teaching Resources - A great place to find free reading games-phonics posters-math games-readers theater
-art lessons-science ideas-educational software integration ideas & much more.

Bitesize Revision - Just click on the subject you want, then the topic, and there are online activities to do.

Math Playground - is an action-packed educational site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game, and have some fun!

Read-Write-Think -

Orange County Public Library

Science NetLinks - Resources for K-12 educators

National Geographic Xpeditions - home to the U.S. National Geography Standards—and to thousands of ideas, tools, and interactive adventures that bring them to life.

Waltke's Web - Scott Foresman Reading Street Grade Level Websites

Preserving the Sea's Kaleidoscope - a WebQuest

RTI Website

Holiday Pathfinder

Internet4Classrooms - a free web portal designed to assist anyone who wants to find high-quality, free Internet resources to use in classroom instruction, developing project ideas, reinforcing specific subject matter areas both in the class and at home and even for online technology tutorials.

AIMS Education Foundation - a non-profit organization dedicated to helping you give students a solid conceptual understanding of math and science, built on research in best practices and brain-based learning.

DuPage Children's Museum: Aunty Math - appropriate for children from kindergarten through 5th grade

Merriam-Webster's Word Central - now reprogrammed for superior word power and language fun

Education World - makes it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom.

Teaching 'N Technology -

Technokids -

ABCya! - is a leader in free and exciting computer activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All educational computer games and activities were created or approved by certified teachers!

everythingESL.net - Elementary Websites for English Language Learners

Mrs. Hurley's ESL - The place for English Language Learners and Teachers

Computing Technology for Math Excellence - This collection of Math Resources has multiple pages designed for teaching within specific grade bands. You'll also find valuable collections of support and enrichment resources that will benefit all learners.

National Geographic Kids -

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - serves as a catalyst to position 21st century skills at the center of US K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders.

Math Worksheets - no cost math worksheets, lesson, homework, and quizzes
Math Tips - over 130 free math teaching and learning articles
www.referencedesk.org
visualgeography.com - lets you explore the world through images, flags, money, language, maps and other information.

Pete's PowerPoint Station - Free presentations in PowerPoint format.


SpellingCity.com - the ultimate online spelling program.
Graphic Organizers on eduplace.com- Help your students children classify ideas and communicate more effectively. Use graphic organizers to structure writing projects, to help in problem solving, decision making, studying, planning research and brainstorming.



Promethean Board/Smart Board Links:


http://www.prometheanplanet.com/

http://www.prometheanworld.com/index.php

http://www.prometheanlearning.com/us/index.php

http://www.rupertcollins.com/promethean/

http://tlfe.org.uk/promethean/flipcharts/

http://www.murray.k12.ga.us/teacher/judyreece/ACTIVstudio%20Flipcharts%20Index.htm

http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/129410616215138857/FileLib/browse.asp?a=374&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&c=65226&129410616215138857Nav=

http://www.dillon2.k12.sc.us/technology/integration/prometheanboards.asp

http://smartech.com/notebook.files/

http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/soltechintegration.htm

http://smartboardrevolution.ning.com/

http://smartboards.typepad.com

http://washoepd.angellearning.com/section/default.asp?mode=content&id=08-mar-promethean

http://www.danbury.k12.ct.us/elemweb/promethean/promethean/Welcome.html

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm?s=15&p=257




QTL Workshop Links:

Wordle -

teAchnology - This site provides free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the education of today's generation of students.

eNature - is the web's premier destination for information about the wild animals and plants of the United States.

Create-a-Graph -

Virtual Field Trips

Rubistar - create rubrics for your project-based learning activities



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