September 2009

How Everyday Things are Made: Short videos on many items of interest
Solar Symphony Game: A site to help kids remember the solar system
Logic Zoo is a game that requires the player to put “animals” into the appropriate sections of a “zoo” based on what they look like — short ears, long ears, etc.
When We Left Earth is an extensive online collection of materials about NASA space missions.  It’s from the Discovery Network.

World Images WorldImages is accessible anywhere and its images may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes.

Image Chef Customized photos and clip art

WatchKnow- a place to find educational videos for teaching

FreePoverty is a geography game that allows participants to contribute in donating water to people all over the world who live in extreme poverty.

Cool Web 2.0 Tools for School: there is something for everyone here

AllMyFaves: Education Page
...a colorful page that presents the user with the editors' picks for the top sites for educators; be prepared to explore for hours!

MyNoteIt: Note Sharing and Collaborating

Simply Box allows users to capture, share and organize anything found on the Web into an unlimited number of “boxes” and then share their findings with friends, groups, students—or the world!

World Digital Library, a Web site that features unique cultural materials from libraries and archives around the world.

Google Web Search Lesson Plans: How to teach SEARCH in the classroom

The Best Web Sites for Teaching and Learning 21st Century Skills: The American Association of School Librarians

Internet Safety Resources for the Fall!

5 Daily Activities to teach Internet Safety
...Great for the first weeks of school!
I made these activities to teach Internet Safety this summer. 

Welcome To The Web is really quite an exceptional site that acts as a guide for students to learn how to use the Internet. Audio support is provided for the text and users can save their progress in the tutorial. It’s super-accessible.

KidsWrite has launched KidsCafé, a new environment that mirrors the 21st century workplace, where students of all ages can publish their writings and art through a real-world, technology-driven book publishing experience.