Arts Health+Nutrition Language Arts Math World Cultures +Social Studies Science
Something for everyone...portal pages:
Outstanding web site from the Anneburg Foundation offers a great selection of interactive pages developed by the Foundation in several disciplines.
STUDENT INTERACTIVES: READ WRITE THINK
Excellent, annotated and lists grade level for each entry.
INTERACTIVE RESOURCES: National Science Teachers Association
From Finding Education; use the drop down menu for resources by topic.
FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS
Blog by Richard Byrne that organizes free tech tools for K-12.
TEACHER TAP: INTERACTIVES
Gathers together links to interactive web sites.
INTERACTIVE WEB SITES
Thanks to Jefferson Co. Schools in Tennessee for this great list.
INTERACTIVE RESOURCES FROM GLOBAL CLASSROOM
Large list by discipline.
PBS DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY
Material can be accessed by grade level and includes videos of PBS programming, lesson plans, interactive web sites, and more.
Major resource national multimedia resource for teaching young and struggling readers.
THE TEACHER'S GUIDE: INTERACTIVE WEB SITES
Web site for publisher: IXL; lots of free links; subscription option.
K12 TECH TOOLS
Wiki sample with many useful links by discipline.
Create 3-D Pop-up books. Requires registration
Art Project by Google .
Virtual visits to the World's great museums and art works.
MFA Boston: Explore Online
Smithsonian Exhibitions: Home See especially the Infinity of Nations from the National Museum of the American Indian
Smithsonian Online Exhibitions : Art of the Americas
Selection of online exhibits: Highlights of the Museums, American Impressionism,Scenes of American Life,Virtual Studio,George Catlin's Indian Gallery
National Gallery of Art
Pages for education, features online resources, Classroom packets, DVDs.
One Hundred Years of the Museum of Natural History
Museum celebrates its 100 year anniversary; explore the collections!
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
See collection database, Heilbrunn Timeline of Art history
Create art & Drawing
Google Sketchup :
Free 3-D modeling software program that must be downloaded. Great video tutorials.
My Learning: Portraits:
Part of the My Learning web site that teaches about drawing portraits using these interactive pages and museum collections.
Create your own avatar.
Color in Motion
Animated web site that teaches about color.
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
From Kids Health web site for young students.
National Institute for Drug Abuse uses this interactive game to teach about the risks of taking drugs. Interest level : middle /high school
MIND AND BODY
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; many activities to support physical and mental health. Interest level – upper elementary –middle school.
SUGAR STACKS: HOW MUCH SUGAR IS THAT? Compares the amount of sugar in common foods by using visual display of sugar cubes.
READ WRITE THINK: Interactives
See featured and most popular resources that are noted by grade level; also offers menus for lesson plans, after school and parent links. More links organized by concept, theme, and grade level.
Interactive site take you through the writing process. Free demo.
See language arts resources; this site has been a favorite.
SCHOLASTIC GRAMMAR ACTIVITIES
SPIN AND SPELL
For younger students or struggling students, a nicely designed game.
Create beautiful word clouds with this easy to use interactive web site.
Create 3-D Pop-up books. Requires registration
Created just for kids, this colorful, interactive math site is educational and fun. Highlights include flash cards, games, and the homework helper. An old favorite, ahead of its time.
COUNT US IN
Games for number concepts.
Games, quizzes and activities.
Math challenges, games from National Council of Teachers of Math.
WORLD CULTURES, SOCIAL STUDIES AND HISTORY
DO SOMETHING.ORG: GAMES
Do Something is an organization directed towards young people that fosters volunteerism. The games on their web site help create a culture of doing something for others.
Site for teachers from the National Archives that integrates their collections with lesson plans and resources from the archive.
JOURNEY OF MANKIND: PEOPLING THE WORLD
This interactive web site from the Bradshaw Foundations depicts the global journey of modern man over the past 160,000 years. This maps shows the interaction of migration and climate over this period.
Explore these prehistoric caves on a virtual field trip.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION BETA SITE
Many activities. National Geographic Society has launched this web site to support a national campaign to give students power of global knowledge. Explore beautiful National Geographic photography and film, a growing reference library to support student homework and research, an interactive mapping portal, and this new Compass newsletter (formerly My Wonderful World).
GEOSPY: GAMES FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
SECRET ANNEX ONLINE
Part of the Anne Frank Museum from Amsterdam web site has an audio introduction and 3D visit.
This web site is part of a larger traveling exhibition designed to teach about race. Resources for teachers and families, see link, "Resources".
U.S. HISTORY MAP
Part of the Annenberg site of interactive web sites.
Virtual visit to the palace and architectural treasure of French kings Louis IV, V, and VI; English version available.
UNESCO's World Heritage Center Web site offers a brief description and a photo of each of the hundreds of protected cultural and natural World Heritage sites. Searchable, also see the link to the "list" for a complete alphabetical list by country.
NATIONAL SCIENCE DIGITAL LIBRARY: MIDDLE SCHOOL PORTAL
Online social network for teachers. See also the homepage for multiple types of resources.
RESOURCES FOR TEACHING SCIENCE IN 21st CENTURY
Jump page with major portal sites.
INVENTION AT PLAY – LEMELSON CENTER
Games that encourage inventive thinking through play.
SAFETY LAND: Internet safety
OUR PLACE IN SPACE
American Museum of Natural History - basic astronomy for young students.
ATLAS OF THE UNIVERSE
Maps that display concept of size of the universe
From Discovery Channel.
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