Resources for Teachers and Students


INTERNET EXPLORATION & RESOURCES

Quia!

Quia! allows users to create their own Java-based games, quizzes and other tools for online teaching. Users can view the completed activities or add new ones, fr

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Education World

Education World, a complete Educator's Resouce Guide to the Internet, offers education professionals, parents, students, and administrators a place where they can start each day to find the lesson plans and research materials they are looking for. Updated weekly with fresh new lesson plans and curriculum ideas, articles on issues thar are of interest to educators, and much more.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Surfing the Net with Kids

Surfing the Net with Kids is the Internet version of Barbara J. Feldman's syndicated newspaper articles about safe sites on the Internet for kids. The site offers the complete archive of Feldman's articles, is searchable, and has advice to parents about Internet safety for children.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


WNetSchool

WNet School is a Web service for K-12 teachers provided by Thirteen/WNET, the major producer for American Public Television. The site is designed in collaboration with Master Teachers and offers lesson plans for core curriculum topics that utilize technoloogy in the clsssroom, including the film and web resources of Thirteen/WNET. WNetSchool also provides a forum where readers' questions are answered by experts in teaching and technology.


Educational Web Adventures

Educational Web Adventures is a web design company that specializes in interactive educational Websites. This fun site is full of beautifully illustrated and highly interactive Web Adventures that will take you all over the curriculum world of this innovative company.

Grade Level: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Lissa's HTML Help and Web Page Resources for Kids

This a great site for introducing kids to HTML programming and Web page design. This primer about Web page construction was put together by Lissa, a very talented 12-year-old girl. Lissa's site is divided into two pages. On the first page she does a great job of outlining the basic steps in putting together a page. On the second page she desribes some pretty advanced sutff in easy-to-understand terms. Lissa gives advice about places to go to find free server space where kids can put their pages on the Net.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7,8


Museum of Web Art

The Museum of Web Art (MOWA) is an archive of some of the best and most creative graphics used on the Web. There is also a growing kids' area that includes some interactive art pages. The site is set up like like a museum, with the exhibits in various "wings." Check out the Vistor's Center for advice about optimum viewing.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12


BBC Schools Online

Looking for a little excitement? Then you must explore BBC Schools Online. You'll find a treasure trove of Web sites for Pre-K-12 students, teachers, and parents that will keep your classroom busy for weeks. Most of those sites have highly interactive content, first-rate graphics, and clear learning objectives.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Gateway to Educational Materials

The Internet is home to many great educational resources,lesson plans, and curriculum units, but finding them isn't always easy. The Gateway to Educational Materials provides access to high quality Internet lesson plans, curriculum units, and other education resources. The site is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Education's National Library of Education and is a special project of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Short Courses in Digital Photography

Interested in using digital cameras in your classroom? Short Courses in Digital Photography will teach you everything you need to know on the subject. The site offers instruction on using, choosing, and getting the most out of digital cameras.


GaggleNet

GaggleNet offers free and safe Web-based e-mail to schools and classrooms. Step-by-step directions for signing up an entire school system or an individual class are easy to follow. Information on the features of the e-mail service is available on the site.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Kit & Kaboodle

Kit & Kaboodle offers lessons on learning to use the Internet as well as science modules. Students can earn an Internet user certificate by completing the activities for navigating and searching, sending e-mail, and using the Cyberpad, a Web editing tool included on the site.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6


SafeKids.com

SafeKids.com is one-stop shopping for everything parents and teachers need to know about keeping kids safe on the Internet. The site includes articles on the issues of child safety, reviews of filtering software and filtered ISPs, rules for children, and guidelines for adults.


Building a School Web Site

Learn about topics such as basic HTML, using a Web editor, animation, search engine placement, and bandwidth. Wanda Wigglebits has put it all together in an informative and interesting tutorial that is ideal for students and teachers who are in the beginning stages of Web development. The easy to follow, step-by-step directions are written in an informal tone that students will enjoy and provide users with the basics they need to get their Web pages underway.


WhatIs?com

WhatIs is the place to find answers to all your IT questions. In addition to the search tool for finding IT definitions, users will find quick access to references such as Every File Format in the World, The RAM Guide, Chat acronyms, and a DSL Guide.

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12