Colter's Favorite Links

 

Multi-Subject Area Links

Caesar Rodney's Elementary Wesbite: Interactive online tools & links for students
Don't Buy It: PBS Kids helps young consumers determine how to be media-savvy.
Busy Teacher's Cafe: Themed resources for planning lessons & activities
FREE: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence archives great materials for teachers
FunBrain: Games & curriculum-related fun for students
FunBrain - POPTROPICA: Logical thinking skills island adventure

Mrs. O’Hora’s House: Internet scavenger hunts about a wide range of topics
Quia: Curriculum-based activities for students
Mrs. Waltke's Literacy Page: Scott Foresman Reading Street Level Websites

Knowledge Adventure: A grade specific website with games and activities for all subject areas.

ABCya.com: A grade specific website with games and activities for all subject areas.

Art & Music Links
Freeplay Music: Find great sounds & tunes to add to your presentations
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Take a virtual visit to MOMA in New York City
National Museum of Wildlife Art: Jackson Hole’s own wildlife art museum
pARTners: A local organization providing a “formal school and community partnership.”
Royalty Free Music: Public domain tracks to use for presentations
Buddy's Favorites (Links to help us follow the 4 B's!)
Stop Bullying Now! Videos, games & information about bullying and what you can do to stop it!
Language Arts Links

AdLit: Strategies & resources for teachers helping students grade 4-12 with literacy skills.
Book Wizard: Scholastic's online tool to help you find the perfect book!
Freerice.com: Learn new vocabulary while helping organizations donate rice to people in poverty.
FunBrain Plurals: Practice your grammar skills with this fun website.
Hoagie's Gifted: Reading Lists: Check out the "Scholastic Book Wizard BookAlike" feature.
Persuasion Map: An online tool to help students plan persuasive essays or speeches
Poetry Alive!: Find links to poetry performed by the group & teacher resources
Read-Write-Think: Teacher resources from the National Council of Teachers of English & the International Reading Association
RhymeZone: Use this online rhyming dictionary to find rhymes for almost any word!
Sentence Clubhouse: This grammar game helps you learn about different types of sentences.
Spelling City: Practice your spelling on this website.
Starfall: Activities for students learning to read.
Wordle: Enter text to find out how frequently certain words are used. 

Word Investigation websites
All Words.com: Search for definitions & translations using all or part of any word
Merriam-Webster.com: Games, English-Spanish translation & definitions
Merriam-Webster's Spell It!: Practice for the National Spelling Bee with games & lists
Your Dictionary.com: Games, worksheets, articles, tips & definitions
Word Central: Create your own dictionary, definitions, games, & a buzz word of the day.
Visual Thesaurus: Type in any word to create a web of alternative words to use.

Library & Technology Links

Computer Class Websites
Keyboarding Practice Links: Dance Mat Typing / Free Typing Game.net

Tagxedo.com: Create a word picture
Manga.com: Create your own Avatar

Edmodo.com: Edmodo is an educational online learning community
NetSmartz For Kids: Learn more about staying safe and having good manners online

Author & Book Websites
The 39 Clues: Keep up with this interactive series of books on the Web site.Babymouse!: Learn more about this sassy mouse from Random House's website.
Roald Dahl: Learn all about one of our favorite authors from his official website.
Neil Gaiman: Visit the 2009 Newbery-award-winning author's homepage
Gary Paulsen: Learn more about this author & his adventurous life.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret: Interactive website to accompany an award-winning book
Jon Scieszka Worldwide: All about this zany author's books
Jack Prelutsky: Get to know our nation's first Children's Poet Laureate!
Series & Sequels: Use the Mid-Continent Public LIbrary's site to find the next in a series of books you're reading
Shel Silverstein: Learn more about this poet from his website.
Steve Jenkins: The nonfiction picture book author's website.
Tale of Desperaux: Visit the website for this super book-turned-movie.
Time Warp Trio: Website for the Discovery Channel Show based on Jon Scieszka's book series- play games, watch clips, and more
Tomie DePaola: Author of one of our favorite books, The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
Mo Willems: Author of Knuffle Bunny, the Pigeon books, and Elephant & Piggie

Information Literacy Websites

Adventures of Cyberbee: Learn to evaluate websites, find helpful links to resources
Copyright: Take the mystery out of copyright with this Library Of Congress website
Dewey Rap: An amusing look at the basics of our Dewey Decimal System.
Order in the Library: Practice your book sorting & shelving skills with this online game
Welcome to the Web: A site to teach you about using the Web

Math Links

AplusMath: Math games for students
Arcademics: Interactive math games for students
Compass Learning Odyssey
Cool Math 4 Kids: Math games for students
Kids Domain
: You guessed it…more great math games!
Illuminations: Resources for teaching math
IXL Math Practice: For elementary students of all ages.
Fibonacci in Nature: Math is everywhere! Click here to find out more about Fibonacci numbers.
Math Fact Cafe: Create your own math quizzes and print math worksheets.
MSN Stock Research: Used by Math Club participants
National Archives of Virtual Manipulatives: Interactive tools to help students learn & interact with math concepts
Stock Market Game: Play the stock market with virtual cash; for Math Club participants
Study Island: Practice your math skills before PAWS to help you do your best! Password required.
The Sets Game: Play by finding sets of cards that match or don't match by attributes.

 Math Facts Practice Pages
Everyday Math: Click "launch" on "Free Family Resources" box
Math Magician
Math Fact Practice
That's A Fact
Wild On Math

Educational Math Apps for iPad or Smartphones
iDevBooks-Educational Math Apps website preview (algorithms - EDM)
Mathboard (Pala Ware) Educational App iTunes Preview (integer practice)
Khan Academy iPad App iTunes Preview 
Imagination Soup

 

Physical Education Links
PE’s Central Log It! Program: Log in to track your physical activity
Science Links
Discovery.com: Discovery Channel programming & related resources
Eagles of Hornby Island: Watch bald eagles in their nest on this live webcam.
USA Environmental Protection Agency: Website for students-explore away!
FOSS Science: Teacher resources for FOSS science curriculum
MBGnet: Missouri Botanical Garden’s site about the biomes of the world
National Geographic: Learn about belugas from this National Geographic page.
Our Solar System: Explore facts about our solar system in English & Spanish.
Planet Webquest: Is earth the only planet? Find out more about our solar system!
Weather Channel: Satellite imagery, forecasts & more about the weather
The Yuckiest Site on the Web: Discovery Kids’ site on fascinatingly gross biology topics
Social Studies Links

50States.com: Yellow pages information about our “fifty nifty” United States
Where is That? Game: Practice your knowledge about the 50 States and Countries of the World
5th Grade History Page: Resources from the East Ward Elementary School in PA
African American Biographies A to Z: Browse biographies of notable African Americans
American Revolution: Timelines of the revolution from The History Place
Ben’s Guide: Information about the branches of our US Government
Black History: Multimedia resources from Biography.com
CIA World Factbook: The Central Intelligence Agency's website on countries around the world
Colonial Life in Maryland: Build a plantation with this interactive website.

Colonial America: Student resources for more information about Colonial America
Colonial Williamsburg: Multimedia information about this historical site
Comic Creator: This ReadWriteThink site allows you to create your own comics.
First 13 Colonies: Learn about the history of the colonies through its stamps.
Jamestown Online Adventure: Experience life in Jamestown with this interactive website.

Kids.gov: Find links to state sites, career information, history, laws, and more!
Kids' Web Japan: An introduction to Japan for students
Lewis & Clark: This National Geographic site follows the explorers’ western journey
Lewis & Clark Links: This Upack site lists many helpful links about Lewis & Clark's journey. 

Liberty's Kids: an interactive website to learn about the Revolutionary WarNative American Facts for Kids: Helpful facts and information about tribes of Native Americans in North America
Native American Regions: Learn about North American Tribes according to region
NetState.com: State flags, symbols, seals, emblems, and more about the USA
Regions of the United States: Students share their regional knowledge with one another
Scholastic News-Election '08: Get the latest on the presidential election, 2008.
Sporcle - US States Quiz: Online Games and Trivia by Sporcle
State of Wyoming: Current information about Wyoming from the state government
Time for Kids: Catch up on current events, use the homework helper, and find games.
Tour the Mayflower: Use this Scholastic website to learn about the first Thanksgiving.
The White House: The latest about our government and its workings
White House Kids: Up-to-date news from the White House.
World Atlas.com: Maps & information about the countries of the world
Wyoming Chamber of Commerce: Links to information about our state.
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
Wyoming 4 Kids: Information about Wyoming’s past & present, specifically for students
Wyoming History: The basics of Wyoming history & general information about our state