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General Websites

Scholastic (scroll down to the activity index):  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities

Starfall (Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall.com is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade):  http://www.starfall.com/

KidsClick!:  http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/

Ask Jeeves Kids:  http://www.ajkids.com/
 
Language Arts, Reading & Writing

           

Houghton Mifflin

Education Place –  www.eduplace.com

Time for Kids:  www.timeforkids.com

 
Mathematics Websites
www.sfsuccessnet.com

The Math Forum: http://forum.swarthmore.edu/

Yahooligans Math links

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/school_bell/math/

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Math and Science: http://www.enc.org/

Geometry Center: http://www.geom.umn.edu/

Mathematics Archives: K-12 Teaching Materials: http://archives.math.utk.edu/k12.html

 
Science Websites

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Smithsonian Education on the Web: http://educate.si.edu./

Kids Science Nasa Network:  http://ksnn.larc.nasa.gov/home.html

Science University:  http://www.scienceu.com/

Science Online: http://www.sciencemag.org/

NASA Spacelink: An Aeronautics and Space Resource for Educators: http://spacelink.msfc.nasa.gov/

Be sure to select “Cool Picks” and “NASA News”

NASA’s Education Program: http://education.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Nine Planets Solar System Tour: http://seds.org/billa/tnp

Access Excellence: http://www.accessexcellence.org/

SeaWorld: http://www.seaworld.org/

The Environmental Education Network: http://www.envirolink.org/enviroed

Maryland Department of Natural Resources: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/bays.html

The Weather Channel: http://weather.com/

NOAA Environmental Information Services: http://www.eis.noaa.gov/

Connections to oceanography, meteorology/weather, and satellite images for education.

 
Social Studies Websites

America The Beautiful:  http://go.grolier.com/gol

China Today: http://www.chinatoday.com/

           

Afro-American’s Black History Museum:

There are feature stories and many links to sites of interest for Black History.

American Studies Web: http://www.georgetown.edu/crossroads/asw/

White House Web: http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Includes a tour of the White House and biographies of the Presidents and First Ladies.

 
For Parents
America Links Up. A national, public education campaign to teach parents and children about the Internet and ensure that children have a safe and rewarding online experience. Web site includes resources and safety tips for parents and kids.  www.getnetwise.org

Association for Library Service to Children. A division of the American Library Association. Information about reading and programs of special interest to children and parents, including lists of the Newbery and Caldecott metals, other award-winning and notable books, recordings, videotapes and software for children.  http://www.ala.org/alsc/

The Center for Accessible Technology. Resources and support for children and adults with disabilities,their families, teachers, friends and helpers.  http://www.cforat.org

Coretta Scott King Award. List of award-winning books presented by the American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table to the best African-American writer and illustrator for young people.  http://www.ala.org/srrt/csking

ICONnect. Parents can take advantage of online classes and resource lists designed to teach about the Internet and the wealth of educational resources it offers. Sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association.  http://www.ala.org/ICONN/index.html

Lullabies and Other Songs for Children. The words to Polly Wolly Doodle and other songs collected by a mom in Vancouver.  http://www.kididdles.com/

The Parents' Guide to the Information Superhighway. Rules and tools for families online from the Children's Partnership. Comprehensive look at the information superhighway and what parents should know to help their children use it safely and wisely.  http://www.childrenspartnership.org/bbar/pbpg.html

ParentSoup. Parenting tips, discussions on all aspects of raising children from pregnancy through teens. From the iVillage Network.  http://www.parentsoup.com/

No Child Left Behind. The official US Department of Education Website. Here on the official No Child Left Behind Website, you can find answers to your questions about the new education law signed by President Bush on January 8, 2002.  http://www.nclb.gov