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Early Childhood

Fun

High School Test Prep

Homework Help

Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship

Language Arts

Summer Reading Lists

Bibliography Tools:  
BibMe (Use "Manual Entry Mode" and remember to indent all but first line)   
RSHC Style Sheet  

Exercises: 
1st through 8th Grade Language Arts Skills (use purple arrows to move to desired grade)  
7th Grade Literature Jeopardy Game (must have Power Point to open) 
Comma Use   
English Grammar Connection    

Free Rice (Vocabulary) 
Grammar Blast   
Literacy Net  (select a story then an activity from the left-hand pane)
Persuasion Map  
Review Parts of Speech   
Test Your Comma I.Q.  

General: 
Center for Digital Story Telling  
Classic Notes (Grade Saver)
E-notes  
InstaGrok (connective dictionary)  
Instant Poetry Forms  
Internet Picture Dictionary   
Lingro (dictionary/translation tool)   
Literary and Rhetorical Terms
Read-Write-Think
Sparknotes
Storybird 

Online Books and Stories:
Aesop's Fables   
Beantime Stories   
Children's Storybooks Online   
International Children's Digital Library
Online Storytime
Oxford Owl     
Project Gutenberg 
Speakaboos   
Storyline Online  
Storyplace   
We Give Books  

Folk Literature and Myths:
American Folklore
China - Stories to Read and Tell
Grimm's Fairy Tales (from National Geographic)
Mythman
Mythography
Myths, Folktales and Fairytales (from Scholastic)

Reading and Literature:
60 Second Recap   
Book Adventure

Bookworm at Kidsreads
Carol Hurst's Childrens Literature Site
Childrens Literature Web Guide
Into the Book  
Kids Reads
Story Arts Online

Writing:   
11 Rules of Writing, Grammar and Punctuation   
Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation   
Common Errors in English
Creative Writing Prompts
Elementary Writing Prompts
Fact Monster - Punctuation     
Writing a Book Review  
The Writing DEN  
Writing Essays for Exams 

Math

Media and Information Literacy

Music

Parents

Physical Education and Health

For Current Issues in Student Health and Safety, including Interet Safety, see the Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship section

FDA Kids
Food Guide Pyramid
Kidnetic
Kids Health
President's Physical Fitness Challenge

POWER Library

POWER Library

The POWER Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. The POWER Library allows you to access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more. You'll find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults.

To Access the POWER Library

  • From school click here
  • From home click on the name of your location below or call your local public library branch.

Chester County

Delaware County

Montgomery County

Philadelphia County

Reference

Religion

Science

Search Engines

Social Studies

Middle School Social Studies Text Companion Site

Jeopardy Review for 7th Grade Final Exam (must have Power Point to open)

Africa:
Africa (from PBS)
Africa Review Game (must have Power Point to open)

Ancient Cultures:
Ancient Egypt (from The British Museum)
Ancient History (from the BBC)
The Cave of Lascaux
Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
The Greeks (from PBS)
Mystery of the Maya
Odyssey Online
The Roman Army Page

Asia:
Ancient China (from The British Musuem)
Gung Hay Fat Choy
Historical Propaganda - Japanese Internment
Samurai Archives

Civics:
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Bill of Rights Institute
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Federal Court Concepts
National Constitution Center
State and Local Government on the Net

Colonial Period/Revolutionary War:
American Revolution (from KidInfo)
America's Lost Colony
Battle of Lexington and Concord

Battles, Campaigns and Skirmishes
Lost Colony of Roanoke
Major Events of the Revolutionary War
The Philadelphia Campaign
Revolutionary War Battles and Campaigns

Colonial Trades:
Colonial Trades
Colonial Village
Fur Traders
Trades in Colonial Williamsburg

Explorers:
Exploration (from Kids Click)
Explorer Sites (from Kid Info)
Explorers (from Enchanted Learning)

General:
Breathing Earth
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Eye Witness to History
A History of the World
History Timelines
Newzbrain
Ology (from the American Museum of Natural History)
National Park Service
Using Primary Sources

Geography:
Continents (from About.com)
Continents (from Enchanted Learning)
Countries of the World (was CIA World Factbook)
Country Reports.org
Geography Home Page
Geography Knowledge Quiz
The Seven Continents

Global Learning:
BBC News Country Profiles

CIA World Factbook
Countries of the World (was CIA World Factbook)
Foreign Embassies (from Embassy.org)
Library of Congress Country Studies
Library of Congress Portals to the World
US Dept. of State Background Notes

Ice Age, etc.:
Beringia and First Nations
Ice Ages

Jamestown:
History of Jamestown
Jamestown Online Adventure
Jamestown Settlement
Virtual Jamestown

Japan:
Activity Village
Avatar Creator
Anime Face Maker

Bento Box Pictures 1
Bento Box Pictures 2
Bento Box Pictures 3
Easy Origami Chopstick Holder
Haiku
Ikebana
Japanese Flower Arrangement
Japanese Folktales
Japanese Folktales - Pitt U
Kamishiba
i
Kamishibai - Paper Drama
Kamishibai Card Chart
Kids Web Japan
Paint Program
Quest in Feudal Japan
Renga
Sadako Links
Time for Kids
Written Directions for Chopstick Holder
World Book Scavenger Hunt

Lewis and Clark:
Discovering Lewis and Clark
Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark.com
Lewis and Clark.org
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
Lewis and Clark Trail

Native Americans:
Canku Ota (Native American Newsletter)
Native Web

Pennsylvania:
PA State Home Page
Visit PA

South Korea:
Activity Village/Korea
Counting and Word Quiz
Hidden Korea
K-12 Teacher Resources (from The Korea Society)
Korean Culture for Children
Korean Folktales #1
Korean Folktales #2
Korean Folktales #3
Korean Folktales #4
Korean Folktales #5
Korean Folktales #6
Korean Folktales #7
Korean Folktales #8
Folktales and Lesson Plans
National Geographic Kids
South Korea (from Nat Geo Kids)
Time for Kids/Korea

USA:
50 States.com

American Folklore

America's Story
(from the Library of Congress)
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

Civil War at the Smithsonian

Congress.org (find your elected officials)

Constitution (from Congress for Kids)
Democracy Rules (video series)
Digital History

iCivics
Major Events of the Revolutionary War

Memorial Hall Museum

National Archives

US Mint

Vietnam War:
Battlefield: Vietnam
Return with Honor
Vietnam Era Editorial Cartoons
Vietnam Online
Vietnam War
Vietnam War - Pictures
The Virtual Wall
Washington Post - Cartoons

World War II:
America's Story: Depression and WWII
Eyewitness to History: WWII
Pearl Harbor Remembered
What did you do in the War, Grandma?
WWII Air Force Stories
WWII in the Pacific

Spanish

Teachers

21st Century Learners and Learning
Literacies and Skills:
21st Century Learning
NCSS 21st Century Skills
NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies
NETS Standards (for Students, Teachers and Adminsitrators)
Standards for the 21st Century Learner
Towards a Comprehensive Definition of Digital Skills

Education Blogs:
50 Must-Read Uo and Coming Blogs by Teachers

100 Most Inspiring and Innovative Blogs for Educators

Top 100 Education Blogs

Web 2.0 Tools

General Resources:
*51 Education Podcasts for the 21st Century Teacher
Assessment and Rubircs (from Kathy Schrock)

Awesome Library

Childrens Literature Web Guide

Crossword-Puzzle Maker
Discovery Learning Adventures
Education place (HM, Co.)
Education Week
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Global SchoolNet
Idea Box
Internet Geography
Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
Misunderstood Minds
New York Times Learning Network
PBS Learning Media
Pearson
Puzzlemaker
Rubistar
Rubrician
Rubrics for Assessment
Scholastic Network
Smithsonian Education
Superkids
Surfnetkids
Teachers' Corner
Teachers First
Teaching History
4Teachers

Differentiated Learning:
The Definition of Differentiating Instruction
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
How to Differentiate Instruction

Professional Development:
Concept to Classroom Workshops
Intel Teach Elements
Learner (from the Annenberg Center)
Library of Congess - Teaching with Primary Sources
National Science Teachers Association Web Seminars

Professional Organizations:
ADVIS - Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
ERB - Educational Records Bureau
Holy Child Network of Schools
ILA - International Literacy Association
ISACS - Independent Schools Association of the Central States
NAIS - National Association of Independent Schools
NAECTE - National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators
NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children
NCEA - National Catholic Educational Association
NCSS - National Council for the Social Studies
NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NEA - National Education Association
NSTA - National Science Teacher Association
PAIS - Pennsylvania Assocation of Independent Schools
PA Department of Education
PSLA - Pennsylvania School Librarians Association

Technology

CyberSurfari Headquarters

Digital Story Telling Center
*GCF Computer Skills
*Govo(Tutorials for most popular Internet and Social Media sites)
ISTE
Odyssey Online
Odyssey World Trek
Online Practice Modules
*PBS Learning Media
Schrockguide
Technology and Learning Network
Tom March
Virtual Architecture Home Page
The WebQuest Portal

4teachers

Blog Hosts:
Blogger
Blogmeister
Edublogs
Wordpress
CrocoDoc
*Concept Board

Coding/Programming:
CodeAcademy
Code Combat
Code Studio
Hour of Code from Khan Academy
Minecraft
Run Marco
Scratch Curriculum Guide

Content Curation Sites:
Blend Space
Learnist
Linoit
Pinterest
Popplet
Scoop-it
Soo Meta
Flickr

Filmmaking:
Basic Tool Kit and Resource Guide for Young Filmmakers
Creating a Good Documentary
How to Create a Historical Documentary
Making Documentaries

Game Design:
*Gamestar Mechanic
Kodu
Scratch

Graphic Organizers:
BubblUs
Interactive Graphic Organizers
Mindmeister
Mindomo

Webspiration
iSpeech
Kideos
LiveBinders

Keyboarding Practice:
Dance Mat Typing
Games
Lessons

MAD Lab Resources:
Invent to Learn Resources
Code Academy
Makey-Makey

Microblogging Sites:
Plurk
Twitter
Prezi

Productivity Apps:
Evernote
Google Docs
Zoho
Quizlet

Robotics:
NXT Projects
Robotics: Sensing, Thinking, Acting

RSS Feed Aggregators:
Feedly
NewsBlur
Scoop.it
Scribd
Scribblar
Shelfari

Skype

Social Networks:

Edmodo(for schools)
Facebook
Ning
Wiggio
Speakaboos
Stories from the Web
StumbleUpon
TeacherTube
TitanPad
*TVO
Voicethread
Voki
Tech Tool List
TimeToast
TimeGlider
ToonDoo
Vocaroo
VozMe
YouTube

WatchKnow
Weblist
WhenIsGood

Virtual Reality (VR)
360 Cities
Google Cardboard for Education Online Community
Ten Simple Ways To Use Google Cardboard in the Classroom
List of expeditions
Best Educational VR Apps for Google Cardboard
Featured Apps for Google Cardboard
Google Cardboard Apps Review

Web 2.0 Tools:
Animoto
Audacity
Aviary

Wiki Hosts:
Wikispaces
Zoho Wiki

Word Clouds:
Tagxedo
Wordle
Xtranormal
Zoho Apps

See also:
Tech-Tool-List

WebQuests and Web Activities:
Pennsylvania, A Perfect Place to Visit
Project Viet Nam
Red Scarf Girl WebQuest


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