Great Websites for

students, teachers and parents

EBSCHost - a searchable database with an encyclopedia, comprehensive magazine collection, and NoveList K-8 for finding great books to read! 
 
Library of the Chathams catalog - the library catalog of our public library and the county collection
 

Educational Sites for Kids

Awesome Library
 - awesome library for kids, includes section for teachers – pick the grade and subject – get lesson plans, worksheets, tests and more – kids can get that extra help they need, while playing games and seeing videos and doing worksheets

Scholastic - scholastic magazine in a fun new way – see the articles and do the puzzles while saving a tree

Discovery - games sites, videos, puzzles and other things – click on what discovery show your interested in and away you go. See bloopers, meet the hosts and see behind the scenes.  Also gives the schedule of when you can watch it on television.

Franklin Institute – guided tours, information – history behind the planetarium and the different exhibits - future exhibits previewed

Search Engines for Kids

Kid's Google  -search engine for kids – google, kid friendly, with filters

Kid's Yahoo - a great search engine that is kid related with filters already in place.

Ask for kid's - search engine for kids – ask jeeves for kids
 
 
Great Reading Sites for Students
 
 
 
 
 
Sites For Teachers

National Geographic -  multimedia site – national geographic kids, great science experiments, articles

Teacher's scholastic site - scholastic for teachers and parents

Kid's safety – kid safety on the net 

Technology Based Sites

Google Earth -  This site has plenty for teachers, students and parents.  Plenty of things for lessons, homework and just plain fun.

Mapquest  - Similar to google earth with a few different options, a bit easier to navigate. 

United Streaming - A site available to all, but benefiting the teaching industry more than any other.  Choose from thousands of videos, for lessons or just for information.

Quest Garden - This is a very helpful site for this class, it is very user-friendly.  And could easily turn out to be a teachers best friend.  The kids will love working with on of these quests.

Podcasts - This site has podcasts that are educational based, once at the site the number of links is amazing.

Technology Worksheets - This is a site that most teachers would love to have, it has all kinds of links to different subjects such as science, math, language and holidays.  Each subject has coloring pages, mazes and puzzles.

 

 

Last Modified on May 10, 2013