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                         Web Sites that work

Overview of Sites:
www.sitesforteachers.com               15 pages of sites by title & description, links to
                                       content area resources
www.norwoodschools.org                 Search by “Teacher links” &/or “educational links”
www.osspeac.org/nickspicks.html SLP site – Links to categories of language arts
                                       teaching tools



Resource Sites:
www.lessonplanz.com                                K-12, directory of 4,000 free lesson
                                                   plans, resources for all grades &
                                                   subjects. Search or browse
www.lessonplanspage.com                            K-12, lesson plans by subject or
                                                   theme
www.lessonplans4teachers.com                       A complete guide to online lesson
                                                   plans for K-12 teachers
www.kidskonnect.com                                K-12, search by subject or
                                                   alphabetical listing – checkout
                                                   “references-sign language dictionary”
www.iep4u.com                                      K-12, 4,000 free goals & objectives
                                                   by subject, standards, severity level.
                                                   Lists of classroom modifications to
                                                   accommodate special needs students.
www.behavioradvisor.com                            K-12, behavior management how-to’s,
                                                   ideas & strategies
www.teacherplanet.com                              K-12 free weekly newsletter,
                                                   materials, lessons, etc.
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide           Categorized list of sites useful for
                                                   enhancing curriculum and professional
                                                   growth
http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/index.jsp Locates useful web links to organize
                                                   into a “track” for a topic.
http://www.lburkhart.com/elem/stud.htm             Collection of web sites for student’s
                                                   use for studying / research
http://scholar.google.com                               Search for literature, including peer-reviewed
                                                        papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and
                                                        technical reports from all broad areas of research

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Resource Sites about Special Ed. Technology:
www.closingthegap.com          Publications / resource directory as guide to hardware,
                               software, publishers & organizations
www.cast.org                   Software programs, universal design info. & articles

www.ataccess.org               Alliance for Technology Access, network of resource
                               centers, developers, technology vendors
www.at-training.org            Assistive technology information and tools

www.uwm.edu/~edyburn/u         Sample universal design units & planning pyramid,
d.html                         instructional unit template

www.technospud.com             Bring technology into your classroom. Ways to easily
                               include technology into daily lesson plans, free newsletter
www.eskimo.com/~user/ki        Gifted & Talented resource Home Page
ds.html



  * * * Alphabetical Order for the categories below: * * *



Adaptations for Special Learners:
www.usevisualstrategies.com Linda Hodgon’s site: author of visual strategies book.
                                 Lots of examples of visual supports & classroom
                                 strategies.
www.do2learn.com                 K-12, student organizational tools, picture cards, games,
                                 basic skill learning materials, graphics.
www.news-2-you.com               Downloadable weekly visual newspaper, membership
                                 required. Free example available on site.
www.ldresources.com              Articles, reviews, links, downloadable Mac. Software

www.ldonline.org                 Resources for teachers, parents, & elementary students

www.teachingld.org               Questions & answers, articles & teaching strategy ideas

www.kidsdomain.com               Source for visual icons, games & downloadable software

www.tinsnips.org                 Theme related printables, tips & tricks, lots of links.



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www.bry-backmanor.org         Also for young children: activities, printables, games,
                              picture recipes, icons & lots of links
www.theteachersguide.com      Special ed. resources, K-8, teacher resources, lesson
                              plans, thematic units, book activities, freebies, songs,
                              printables & links
www.intellitools.com          K-12, Downloadable software of activities by subject
                              area. Free players to run the activities.
www.paec.org/itrk3            David Davis’s site: downloadable software, resources &
                              links by subject area, accommodations, ideas & utilities
www.lilliworks.com            Active learning curriculum for students with visual /
                              cognitive disabilities.
www.headsupnow.com            Information & products for special needs children,
                              ADHD
www.agape1.com                Information for students with visual and academic
                              difficulties
www.schwablearning.org        A parent’s guide to helping kids with learning difficulties.

www.balametrics.com           Information for teachers, coaches, therapists ,on using
                              balance therapies to improve intelligence and
                              performance
www.resourceroom.net          Resources for people who learn differently, or have
                              learning difficulties or learning disabilities
www.sparktop.org              Designed for young adults with L.D. Games, activities,
                              resources to positively build self-esteem
www.askjeeves.com             Written answers to specific typed questions

www.answers.com               Answers not links to your search queries. Teacher toolkit




Augmentative Communication / Technology:
www.onionmountaintech.com          Software ideas, products for low tech classroom use

www.aacintervention.com            Monthly tips, tutorials, AAC ideas

www.donjohnston.com                Vendor software / products, tips, ideas

www.mayer-johnson.com              Boardmaker tips/tutorials, vendor software /
                                   products, demo disks, Boardmaker idea book
www.ablenet.com                    Vendor products, tips, ideas


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www.speakingofspeech.com             Suggestions, ideas, graphics, downloads

www.lburkhart.com                    Lots of links, suggestions, cheat sheets

www.adaptivation.com                 Vendor products, assistive tech photo ideas

www.creativecommunicating.com Downloadable freebies

www.msdlt.k12.in.us/msdlt/staf Tutorials to print or view online about software: e.g.
                                     Microsoft word, PowerPoint, email, excel, rubrics,
fdevelopment/techtutorials.html web quests & inspiration

www.wati.org                         Assistive Tech. materials: manuals, examples,
                                     assessment forms / tools, and links
www.at-p.com                         Simple books to purchase for emergent readers.
                                     Provides icons for AAC devices using unity software.
www.aslpreschool.org                 Video clips of American sign language (basic vocab.)

http://www.setbc.org/res/files       Archive of resources developed for specific
/res_arc.html                        products: Intellikeys, ClarisWorks, speaking
                                     dynamically pro



Autism:
www.autism.com                      Lots of links, information / articles

www.autism.org                      Information for teachers, parents, games

www.autismlink.com                  A searchable nationwide listing of services

www.teacch.com                      N. Carolina’s structured teaching program

www.autismsociety.nc.org            Books & intervention strategies

www.playsteps.com                   Teaches play with structured visual steps

www.tonyattwood.com.au              Great articles

www.shoeboxtasks.com                Structured “work sessions” using manipulatives /
                                    graphics
www.hot-ideas.org                   “Hands on Tasks’ & ideas … Online catalog for ready
                                    to use tasks for structured teaching
www.aspennj.org                     Asperger’s syndrome resources & information


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www.thegraycenter.org              Social story information, products, Jenison Journal –
                                   an autism newsletter
www.futurehorizons-                Lots of links, products
autism.com
www.isnnet/~jypsy/index.html   “Ooops Wrong Planet Syndrome” – articles & info. By
                               people with autism
http://trainland.tripod.com    Links to resources and is a comprehensive source of
                               information on autism. LOTS OF GRAPHIC LINKS
http://home.att.net/~clnetwork Social skills: what to teach & how
/socialsk.htm
www.socialthinking.com              Educational strategies for students with social
                                    thinking/social communicative deficits




Early Childhood (Preschool) Special Needs:
www.preschoolzone.com             Teacher resources, theme ideas, downloadable files:
                                  boardmaker, intellitools & picture overlays
www.pre-schoolprintables.com      Nice folder games

www.picturemereading.com    Visual-conceptual method, picture cues for teaching
                            ABC’s & 220 high frequency sight words.
www.SENteacherresources.org Teacher resources, freeware downloads, links,
                            articles & printables
www.kidsdomain.com          PC & Mac shareware & freeware programs, demos,
                            graphics, crafts & holiday activities
www.kidsfonts.com           Free tracing & coloring fonts for Mac & PC

www.janbrett.com                  Coloring pages, graphics to match book illustrations,
                                  activity ideas
www.first-school.ws               Lesson plans, activities, printable crafts, printable
                                  activities, calendar of events, and other resources
www.kididdles.com                 Find the lyrics to many songs for children or search
                                  for a song to fit with a theme
www.preschooleducation.com        Free newsletter with activities and links to theme
                                  related materials
http://www.mrsalphabet.com        Cute activities to learn ABCs, word walls, calendar /
                                  time, online games and links
www.kidzone.ws                    Pre – grade 2 , theme units, printables, lesson plans



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www.drjean.org                       Teaching through music

www.primarygames.com                 Materials by content areas. Lots of literacy materials!

www.state.ar.us/childcare/sto Free flannel board materials site. Lots of classics!
rymonth.html


Graphics
www.amazon.com                              Go to toys/games/books, etc for graphic

www.pics4learning.com                       Copyright friendly images for education

www.classroomclipart.com                    Images by categories

www.google.com                              Select images - search engine for lots of

                                            photos

www.clipsahoy.com/school.htm                Education and school related clip art

www.awesomeclipartforkids.com               Teacher, Student & Family FREE clipart,
                                            coloring pages, backgrounds, banners, fonts,
                                            icons, etc.
www.picsearch.com                           Clipart & photos, all offensive material is
                                            filtered out
www.altavista.com                           Select images – search engine for photos

www.alltheweb.com                         Select pictures – search engine for photos, can
                                          choose preferences for picture size, etc.
www.usevisualstrategies.com/pictures.html Graphics for emotions, hygiene, scheduling &
                                          housekeeping
http://digitalgallery.nypl.org            New York Public library free searchable
                                          database of 275,000 photos & manuscripts




Materials & Ideas:
www.enchantedlearning.com              K-3, Theme based activities, materials, lesson plans,
                                       links, great picture dictionary
http://trainland.tripod.com            Elementary: lots of graphic links, classroom
                                       materials
www.abcteach.com                       Elementary: printables, links, activity ideas by

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                                    theme
www.ipl.org                         Internet Public Library: download non-copyrighted
                                    books / text.
www.ezschool.com                    K-5, free worksheets, online games by grade level,
                                    ezreader books
http://208.183.128.3/ce/ppt.htm     K-12, Downloadable PowerPoint lessons by subject
                                    area / grade
http://jc-schools.net/PPts-         K-12, PowerPoint presentations to download
la.html
http://www.actden.com/pp/           PowerPoint in the classroom: tutorials and lessons
www.school.discovery.com            Teacher resources and tools, lesson plans,
                                    puzzlemaker, quizmaker, worksheet maker
www.tampareads.com                  K-5, Vocabulary / reading materials

www.learningpage.com                K-8, teacher resources / materials, newsletter, free
                                    membership required
www.edhelper.com                    K-12, Free lesson plans, webquests, worksheets &
                                    teacher tools
www.vocabulary.com                  5-12, vocabulary building activities, thematic
                                    content
www.funbrain.com                    K-8, activities/games for students, parent section,
                                    teacher resources: by standards, class centers,
                                    lesson plans: printables, themes, check out hangman!
www.novelgames.com                  Online and downloadable games …

www.teachervision.com               Lesson plans, classroom management, materials by
                                    subject area
www.nytimes.com/learning/           6-12, lesson plans by subject, “on this day in
                                    history”, teacher resources
www.RHLSchool.com                   Subject area materials, links, free worksheets:
                                    English, math, reading
www.a-zteacherstuff.com             K-12, teacher resources, lessons by grade / subject
                                    / theme, printables & teacher tips
www.readinga-z.com                  Downloadable materials to teach guided reading,
                                    phonics& alphabet. See a sampling of 30 books with
                                    lesson plans and worksheets. Membership required.
www.readinga-z.com                  Talking books - adapted from Reading A-Z Guided
/razkids/index.html                 Readers

www.readwritethink.org/lessons      K-12 Reading & lang. arts lessons, materials, and
                                    downloads

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www.magickeys.com/book                  Free online storybooks for young children, older
                                        children & young adults
www.starfall.com                        Reading acquisition materials designed for the
                                        emergent reader. Purchase the inexpensive books &
                                        workbooks or download free
www.dltk-teach.com                      Printable books & materials for emergent readers
www.studydog.com                        A complete Early Reading (pre-K thru 2nd grade)
                                        computer-based program
www.reallygoodstuff.com                 Affordable teacher products, tools & lessons
www.rubric4teaachers.com                Rubric maker
http://rubistar.4teachers.org           Rubric maker
www.teachnology.com/web_tools/rubrics   Rubric maker by categories/themes
www.teach-nology.com                    FREE: 19,000 lesson plans, 5,600 printable
                                        worksheets, 200,000 reviewed web sites, 50+
                                        teaching articles, 60 teaching themes, rubrics,
                                        educational games, tips, etc.
http://www.cagle.com                    Professional cartoons by artists & teacher guide
http://teachers.santee.k12.ca.us/carl   Resources and materials in the area of
                                        language arts
www.songsforteaching.com                All content areas thousands of pages for you
                                        to peruse -- many with lyrics, sound clips, and
                                        teaching suggestions.
www.educationworld.com                  Lesson ideas, weekly news story for kids, Fact
                                        Monster...



Math:
www.aplusmath.com                                           Includes games, flashcards, and
                                                            worksheets, either custom or
                                                            automatically generated.
                                                            Practice problems by solving
                                                            worksheets or flashcards online
                                                            and A+ Math will determine how
                                                            many they got correct.
www.math.com                                                Teacher & parent resources,
                                                            activities & materials
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids                                 K-12 create custom graphs,
                                                            math teasers, probability
                                                            problems, activities

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www.mathsurf.com                                              K- 6th grade math activities,
                                                              games, teacher & family
                                                              resources & links

www.k8accesscenter.org/training_resources/MathWebResources.asp Web-Based Resources for
                                                               Mathematics: Tools and
                                                               Activities for Teaching and
                                                               Learning



Social Studies:
www.historyplace.com/index.html Featured articles /exhibits by topic

www.s9.com/biography                       Biography dictionary of 27,000 people. Search by
                                           name, birth/death year, profession, achievement,
                                           or keyword.

http://bensguide.gpo.gov                   Activities & resources on U.S. Government –
                                           tiered by grades K-12
www.factmonster.com                        (Formerly known as Infopleasekids.com)
                                           Unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and
                                           features, and individualized homework help



Study Guides / Reading text alternatives:
www.texthelp.com                   PDF aloud is free downloadable software that
                                   “reads” PDF documents
www.texthelp.co.nz/browsealoud.htm Browse aloud is free downloadable software
                                   that “reads” web sites
www.textaloud.com                  TextAloud converts text into spoken audio.
                                   Listen on your PC or create MP3 or WMA files
                                   for use on portable devices
www.visualthesaurus.com            Visual mapping of vocabulary words,
                                    Teacher guide can be downloaded
www.sparknotes.com                 Free online books & study guides by subject

www.freebooknotes.com                          Comprehensive guide to free book summaries,
                                               literature notes, and study guides (like "cliff
                                               notes") for over 250 books


www.bookshare.org                              Downloadable books – Provides accessibility of
                                               books for people with visual or other print
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                                             disabilities. Membership required.
www.readplease.com                           Reads any text you see on your screen - all
                                             purpose text-to-speech software



Writing:
www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/dos/1232/              PC font archive by themes /subject.
fontindex.html                                        Motivational tool
http://lklivingston.tripod.com/essay/index.html       Writing an essay, LOTS of LINKS on
                                                      writing & grammar
http://handwritingworksheets.com                      Create custom writing pages

http://www.usu.edu/teachall/text/langart              Practice handwriting strokes &
/programs/hwrkshts.htm                                letters

www.occdsb.on.ca/~proj1615/writer.htm                 “Writer’s workshop” -
                                                      basic elements about writing: format,
                                                      time frame, evaluation & rubrics



Web Sites of Software Publishers:
www.broderbund &                              Publishers of living Books series, print shop,
                                              Carmen Sandiego series, The Oregon Trail &
www.learningco.com                            Reader Rabbit

www.donjohnston.com                           Literacy software (Write:Outloud,
                                              Co:Writer, Start-to-Finish Books & A.T.
www.riverdeep.net                             Reading program, & early learning software,
                                              software / articles / demos
www.knowledgeadventure.com                    Jumpstart Learning System software,
                                              Hyperstudio, Math Blaster/Reading Blaster




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