Great Websites for
students, teachers and parentsEBSCOHost - 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 collectionBiblionasium - community website where students share their book selections. Requires free membership.Great Kids Books blog - a fun blog about great kids books with summer reading suggestions.Library of Congress - searchable digital collection of historical artifacts. All content is free to use - in the public domain.
Educational Sites for Kids
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 kidsGreat Reading Sites for StudentsSites 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.