100 Internet Sites Teachers Have To See! 1 JEN’S TOP TEN Library of Congress – There is NOTHING at this site that isn’t 100% fantastic! Be sure to check out the “features and activities” Education World – My home away from home!! Tons of useful ideas for teachers!! This is a keeper site! Mrs. McGowan’s WebSite – One of the best teacher websites (IMHO) on the internet 2 JEN’S TOP TEN Global Schoolhouse – Join an online project – get involved in global learning! Yahooligan’s Teachers Guide – Great ideas, teacher helps, templates, themes and more!! Kathy Schrock’s WebPage – Probably the #1 Tech Coordinator in the world!! 3 JEN’S TOP TEN Web Quests – A great way for your students to learn while using many different skills! Blue Web’n – Over 1,800 websites for your use. Separated by category! ABC Teach ($) – $25 a year to join – but you will find more than enough to feel that you have not wasted a cent!! 4 JEN’S TOP TEN Teachnology – Free access to over 19,000 lesson plans and over 8,000 worksheets. You can also pay a membership fee ($) however, it’s not necessary to enjoy the benefits of this site. 5 FREE STUFF FOR TEACHERS Free Stuff For Canadian Teachers – There are many items you can get without having to sign up. RubiStar – Create your own rubrics quickly and easily, OR view and use premade rubrics. TechTrekers – Lots and lots of good items here! 6 FREE STUFF FOR TEACHERS Education Planet – Lots and Lots of good lesson plans. You can use much of this site at no cost. LessonPlanz – From pre to high, this site has lesson plans for you! Teachers.Net – Many many good lesson plans available for you here! 7 MATH SITES Study Works Online – Several very good mindbenders!! Figure This – Math challenges for students (and their moms & dads!) Create a Graph – Many many good lesson plans available for you here! Learning Planet – 3 levels of math fun here!! 8 MATH SITES Lemonade Stand – Teach math and marketing skills at this fun site! Universal Currency Convertor – Great site for quick money conversions Online Conversions – Pretty much anything you need converted, you will find here. 9 LANGUAGE SITES Dictionary.com – Your #1 stop for dictionary help (thesaurus/translators too) Wacky Web Tales – Great site for quick money conversions Grammar Bytes – There are interactive choices as well as print outs. Watch out – this site has noise. 10 LANGUAGE SITES Seussville – A wonderful site!!! Junie B Jones – Unbelievable site filled with great teacher uses and fun for the students too! Eric Carle WebSite – Find out more about this artist/author!! Bill Myers WebSite – One of our schools’ favorite authors!! 11 SCIENCE SITES ENature.com – Amazing Sites with Field Guides, Parks & Refuges, Bird Guide and more!! Cool Science for Curious Kids – Be sure to try out the Plant Parts Salad The Science Channel – It might just look like a commercial for what’s on TV – but check out the fun and games! 12 SCIENCE SITES For Kids Only – Hosted by NASA. A bit wordy – but great! Earth Floor – Great diagrams on rocks formation, biomes and more! Bug Bios – Check out the butterfly pattern area. Also – they have “class schedules” which are teacher helps and lesson plans! 13 SCIENCE SITES Science Made Simple – Filled with children's science projects, simple science experiments & kid’s science questions Science Page – Scroll down the site and you fill find Ask A ….. Great resource site!! Electronic Zoo – Your #1 link to other links all about animals! 14 SCIENCE SITES The Great Plant Escape – Six cases for your students to solve dealing with plant biology. Frog Dissection – Very popular site – you can choose from the older version or the new & improved quicktime version. Science Learning Network – This link is only to the resource page – take time to check out the entire site! 15 TECHNOLOGY SITES I Love Teaching.com – Common questions about integrating technology Electric Teacher – Wonderful site filled with tutorials, ideas, lesson plans and more! Fileamentality –Assists you picking a topic, searching the Web, gathering good Internet links, and turning them into learning activities. 16 TECHNOLOGY SITES From Now On – Articles on education and how educators should use technology Tammy’s Technology Tips for Teachers – Unbelievable site filled with an abundance of helps! SchoolHouse Technology –Free software downloads for various worksheets. 17 TECHNOLOGY SITES WWW4Teachers – A very good online source for technology integration ideas! Teachers Using Technology – Lots of good links and be sure to check out bulletin board ideas! Teacher Treasures on the Internet – Many many MANY great teacher resources! 18 HISTORY SITES Le Canada – Teacher resources, discussions, and more!! Canada History.com – Your one stop for quick Canadian history! Government of Canada – Very easy site to navigate to find a wealth of information! 19 HISTORY SITES Government of Alberta – A variety of facts, helpful hints, and links!! Oh Canada, Here We Come – Created by a 5th grade class in NY. Very informative! Library of Congress for Kids – Americana history for kids! 20 HISTORY SITES World Capitals – Quick reference for listing of capital cities around the world! Flags and Anthems – Do you need a flag, an anthem?? This is your site! Olympics 2006 – They are going to be in Italy!! Abundance of curriculum possibilities! 21 HISTORY SITES National Geographic News – Current news of geography and other science and social studies topics. Do It Yourself Color Coded Maps – Easy to use and create unique state maps!! Calendars Through The Ages – Excellent resource for teaching various calendar uses throughout the world! 22 ART SITES ArtsEdge – Curricula, Lessons, and Activities! Geometry Through Art – Interesting site on integrating geometry and art! ARTCYCLOPEDIA – Explore over 125,000 great works of art. 23 ART SITES Take One Picture – Site maintained by the National Gallery!! KinderArt – Not just for the younger students!! Great ideas for all ages! Smithsonian American Art Museum – If you can’t get to Washington, DC – then you HAVE to visit this site. 24 ART SITES The Case Of Grandpa’s Painting – Online, Interactive Art Detective Adventure! Leonardo’s Workshop – Another Interactive site to teach art understanding! Art Safari – An adventure in looking for children and adults Color Wheel – Simple but effective 25 SCIENCE FAIR SITES What Makes A Good Project – Short guide to assist your students! IPL Kidspace – The right place for science fair help! Bunsen Bob’s Science Hunt – A keeper of a site. Links for elementary and above! 26 SCIENCE FAIR SITES Science Fair Central – Site maintained by Discovery School.com – GREAT!!! CyberFair – A resource for and by elementary students. It’s Science Fair Time – Every teacher should use this site for step by step directions, help, and inspiration! 27 SCIENCE FAIR SITES Science Fairs Homepage – Excellent resource divided into 3 project levels. Science Fair Toolkit – A wide variety of sites plus step by step help! Super Science Fair Projects – Online database to help find a science fair project! 28 MANAGEMENT SITES Teacher Talk – Find your classroom management profile. The Behavior Home Page – Working to make a difference in children! Pro-Teacher Community – Excellent resource on a variety of topics! 29 MANAGEMENT SITES Parent Teacher Conference – Nice helps by TeacherVision.com. 27 Tips for Parent Communication – Easy reading – Good helps! Discipline With Dignity – Helps for working successfully with difficult students- reducing violence, aggression and hostility- reaching at risk students - managing ADHD- rediscovering hope for hopeless students. 30 MANAGEMENT SITES Classroom Management Database – Assist teachers ability and confidence in dealing with class management. Discipline By Design – 11 Techniques for better classroom discipline Can Teach – Discipline and organizational helps 31 SEARCH ENGINES Google – My #1 pick for online searching. Dogpile – Easy to use with lots of customization options Yahooligans – Kid Safe Search Engine AJKids – Getting better all the time! 32 TIME FOR YOURSELF Prongo.com – Fun gaming site! Orisinal.com – Another fun gaming site! Word of The Day – Learn something new daily! This Day In History – What happened on this date! 33 THANK YOU Jennifer Wagner email@example.com www.technospud.com 34
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