Useful Links

abcya - computer learning games K-5

http://www.abcya.com/

PBS Kids - games

http://www.pbs.org/parents/fun-and-games/online-games

Accelerated Reader Book Finder

http://www.arbookfind.com/default.aspx

Animal Cams at the National Zoo - Logon to watch live web cams of animals.

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/WebCams/

ArtsEdge - Kennedy Center

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators.aspx

Ask Dr. Math - An online math resource for students, elementary age and up.

http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Ask for Kids - Online Search Website for Kids. Parental supervision needed.

http://www.askkids.com/

Atlapedia - Provides facts, figures, and statistical data relating to cultural elements.

http://www.atlapedia.com/

Aurora Fossil Museum - By far the best website I've found for information about fossils!

http://www.aurorafossilmuseum.com/

Awesome Library - Organizes the Web with 36,000 carefully reviewed resources.

http://www.awesomelibrary.org/

BBC Webwise: Computer Basics Online Tutorial - Good for teaching basic computer skills.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/computertutor/computertutorone/

Cybersleuth Kids - Search guide for students. Website designed by teachers for students.

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/

Dance Mat Typing - This is a great website for students learning beginning keyboarding skills.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Fact Monster - Online Almanac, Encyclopedia, Dictionary, etc. for students.

http://www.factmonster.com/

FunBrain - This website provides games and other learning tools for math and reading.

http://www.funbrain.com/

Homework Spot - An online resource for students needing assistance with homework.

http://www.homeworkspot.com/

Info Depot - Links to EBSCO and other search links. User ID: West/Password: Virginia.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost

International Children's Digital Library - A website offering books online for children.

http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SimpleSearchCategory

Kids Read - Reviews of children's books, offers information on new books, on authors, etc.

http://www.kidsreads.com/

Kids Safe Search Sites - Provides links to a variety of websites designed for students

http://www.sldirectory.com/libsf/resf/kidsafe.html

Learning Games for Kids - A great way to build foundation skills for elementary school.

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/

National Geographic for Kids - Links to Xpedition.

Cool website! National Georgraphic for Kids includes excellent facts & information, photographs, games and more - all designed for students.
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

Online Thesaurus

http://thesaurus.com/

Online Websters Dictionary

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary.htm

Online Library eBooks Read .com - free ebooks...

http://www,www.ebooksread.com

Read Write Think - Classroom resources and professional development.

http://www.readwritethink.org/

Reading A-Z - This is an online reading site that provides leveled reading books.

http://www.readinga-z.com/book/leveled-books.php

Science NetLinks - Excellent site for lessons and projects.

http://sciencenetlinks.com/

Smithsonian's History Explorer - Links to National Museum of American History.

http://historyexplorer.americanhistory.si.edu/home/

Starfall - A terrific website that focuses on reading skills for beginner to intermediate readers.

http://www.starfall.com/

Thinkfinity - Offering instructional resources from educators and education resources.

http://www.thinkfinity.org/welcome

Wired Safety - Designed for evaluating the value and safety of student websites.

https://www.wiredsafety.org/wiredlearning/Evaluation/websiteval.htm