Internet Resources for Educators -
Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
Puzzlemaker – create wordsearches and other language arts and math puzzles
Rubistar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics.
Internet 4 Classrooms provides a rich library of sites for teachers and students. The four areas targeting instructors include Assessmsnet Assistance (grade-by-grade practice tests), Links for K-12 Teachers, Daily Dose of the Web, and On-Line Practice Modules, providing tutorieals on Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and more (K-12).
Scholastic gets students excited abut history, reading, writing, science, and math with engaging web-based activities that support cross-curricular learning. Teacher guides help you integrate activities into lesson plans and offer extensions for offline enrichment. Think your students would like to interview Ben Franklin or oversee a world hunger eradication campaign? Check it out here. (K-12)
categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
Links to sites for educators - Web Sites for Children
Teachers at Work has more than 1,000 links to Internet sites for educators organized by academic subject.
Stringlaw provides links to spotlite sites, curriculum materials & resources, just for kids, just for parents, lesson plans, professional development, research centers, technology standards and plans.
School Discovery includes lesson plans for teachers of K-12 students (or anyone else who wants to teach kids about computers). It is part of Discovery Channel offerings. Be sure to look at the menu on the left part of the screen for lesson plans pertaining to a variety of curriculum areas...history, math, literature, etc.
Journal Of Technology Education - studying how technology impacts our schools' curriculum is a major focus of this on-line journal.
Ebsco Research Database - available to HPS, provided by Ebsco Publishing. Students and staff can access information from this site. This site allows our students and staff to access magazines, newspapers, books, encyclopedias, biographies, radio and television transcripts, cluntry reports, state/province reports, primary source documents, photographs, maps, and flags. To access this site from home simply use the user id and password. Contact your building librarian for this information.
Grolier Online Reference Database – available to HPS. Through this website research can be conducted using three encyclopedias. They include Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, and Encyclopedia Americana. This can only be used when working within the school and can't be accessed from home. To access this site from home simply use the user id and password. Contact your building librarian for this information.
Kidsclick is similar to a card catalog on the Web.
Bookhive - Compiled by librarians, this searchable site contains recommended book reviews at a variety of reading levels and interest areas. Little ones can also get in on the act, by writing and illustrating their own storybook on the site
Children's Literature Web Guide contains internet resources related to books for children and young adults.
Complete Works of Shakespeare
Literacynet is a fantastic resource for struggling readers. The content consists of current and past news stories on topics such as the environment, policics, science, culture, and adventure. Students may choose to read the text, listen to the text, or view a short video clip of the story. Each module includes interactive activities to test vocabulary and comprehensive. (Middle and High School)
Native American Literature is a very popular destination for people doing research on American Indians and Native Peoples of the Americas.
A-Plus Math –Students can view step-by-step video explanations from tachers and use digital flashcards and worksheets. The Homework Helper lets them check their solutions. (K-5)
Cool Math is an interactive math site featuring lessons, activities, practice, problems.
Graphing - Create & print a graph – line, bar, pie, & area
Interactive math activities (organized by grade and subject matter) teach both basic and advanced math concepts, provide practice problems, manipulatives, and allow students to explore and visualize abstract math concepts (K-12).
Investigations - this online teaching center for Investigations users. The resources you'll find here will help you simplify your teaching and planning, to better support your students' learning.
Kidsbank is a Sovereign Bank sponsored interactive site – Money & Banking for kids
Mathforum - Resources, discussion groups, lesson plans
Investing for Kids - How your money can make money
Math Illuminations features activities, lessons, standards, and links.
Multiplication Machine - practice your tables here, choose a level and go.
Purple Math - Practice your algebra here - lessons, guidelines, links to free online tutoring and lessons, quizzes and worksheets.
Slider Math - features teaching and tsting help for math, sequenced math help games.
Survey Builder is a site wherby you can create, edit and manage your own custom surveys on the internet.
Cascades Volcano Observatory
Earth Science Links to a vast amount of earth science websites
Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this site has a great collection of links to science resources all of which are reviewed by scientists and teachers before being included. Take a look at the Weekly Science Update section which posts a new lesson based on current events every week. This is in addition to a large and varied collection of lesson plans for teaching all topics and levels of science. Science NetLinks is part of the Thinkfinity partnership.
Online Teacher Resource is one of the most comprehensive science sites, including tips, tools, worksheets, and links.
Solar System Exploration
NASA has done a great job of packaging a lot of resources and information into an easy to use interactive site. The Flash interface on the main page lets you get brief descriptions of each of the planets in the solar system (plus the asteroids, of course) along with information about NASA missions to each. The multimedia section contains hundreds of still pictures, videos and space art by kids. Check the Interactive Section for some excellent interactive Flash movies about the solar system and other aspects of space exploration. Some of this material has been on other parts of NASA’s site but now everything is brought together in one location.
Science Learning Network
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Virtual Middle School Library contains science resources for teachers and parents.
Windows To The Universe contains a vast amount of information on earth and space, site sponsored by NASA.
Digital History - provides suplemental materials for teaching American history, including an onlin textbook, classroom handouts, lesson plans, historical maps, and tools for creating multimedica American history exhibitions (Middle and High School).
Sheppard Software - Interactive Puzzle of the
is included along with many other fabulous interactive activities.
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Cybrary of the Holocaust
Perseus Project is a continuously growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient wold
Virtual Tours - collection of tours for the World, Museums, Exhibits, Points of Special Interest and the US Government.
State Facts - Maps. glags, immigration
Democratic National Committee
Republican National Committee
Organizations and Resources...
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners