This is a page that will have links to sites that students may use to research, learn and have fun.


|-General-|Science-|-Maths-|-English-|-History/Humanities-|-InformationTechnology-|Health/PhysicalEd-|FunSites-|
|-Copyright-Free Images& Clip Art-| Sites for Kids |LOTE| Art



General
Bitesize is a site for kids that has a wide variety of lesson ideas as well as links to other sites. Created by the BBC it is targetedr and designed for to the English education system and is designed to "offer resources and activities designed to meet real needs and complement the formal education process"

Thanks to Riss for the next two links.
Stripgenerator. No, it’s not what you are all thinking! It is a very quick and easy comic strip creator. It loads really quickly (unlike Toondoo) and requires NO login. You can also print the comic and /or embed it in your Ultranet page (ALL without signing in!)
How cool is that!
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/
You can’t embed but you can print easily. (Or use snipping tool and take a screenshot to upload)
No login required. Very easy to use. This one rocks as it has a teacher resources section with LOADS of ideas on how to use comics in your classroom. (Evn includes writing prompts). You can also write in foreign languages.
Science
The Fantastic Galleries Of Science Pictures And Clipart- http://gotoscience.com/Science_Clipart.html-View

external image tig.gifTakingITGlobal.org is an online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. It's the world's most popular online community for young people interested in making a difference, with hundreds of thousands of unique visitors each month.

The Earth Instituteprovides a current and comprehensive look at global environemental issues.

English

Shakespeare Online Resource: The Ultimate free Shakespeare resource.

Poetry Podcasts- a Pod of poets. - Each of the forty minute podcasts can be found on the ‘A Pod of Poets’ website. The website also contains transcripts, photographs and biographical information on each poet. ABC Radio National is also broadcasting these programs on air on Saturdays at 3pm (repeats Thursdays 3pm) throughout 2009. The first program airs on Radio National on Saturday 14th February at 3pm. Podcasts are available now.

Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary — Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts.
Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate.

Free Educational Press Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, game boards, and quizzes to print directly from your browser. Simply 1. Choose a word list, 2. pick an output style from the left menu,3. tailor your worksheet below, then 4. click Create Print Window!
Online Newspapers: This is a collection of thousands of online newspapers. Pick a region, pick a name, find a new perspective on world events, common themes in communities across the world and some great facts and resources for use in a classroom!
Visual Thesaurus- The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. Teachers and/or schools can join so that this amazing tool can be used in the classroom.
Write Express is a site that has hundreds of letters and templates that can be used to teach students how to write effective letterstory
Online Story Books
Looky Books is a site where childrens story books are available to read online. It allows you to look at picture books in their entirety—from cover to cover, at your own pace. We know that nothing will replace the magic of reading a book with your child at bedtime, but we aim to replace the overwhelming and frustrating process of finding the right books for parents and their kids.
TumbleBooks is a group of online books for both young and older students and audio that are animated books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Writing Fix is a site that teachers can use to create lessons and use tools to support the development of writing in the classroom.


Information Technology
Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design. (from the site) Darrel Branson has done a lot of work and has listed some great resources on his blog with Scratch and would be a great contact if you are interested in designing some lessons around Scratch

The History of Broadcast Media To learn more about the history of broadcast media and how it has developed over the past 100 years.


Maths
MathsmovesU is an amazing site for students to have fun while learning about and exploring many maths concepts.

Real World Math- This website is designed for educators who wish to extend the concepts of the math curriculum beyond the pages of the text. Google Earth is the dynamic tool that will be used to accomplish this.

mathszone.jpg Maths ZoneThis site aims to bring collect together and order a range of free resources discovered on the Internet, which can be used for teaching Maths in Primary Schools in the UK.


enrichmaths.jpg This site aims to enrich mathematical experiences so that all students have the opportunity to explore, engage with and communicate mathematical ideas.



external image mathway.gif Mathway is a free website that solves your math problems and provides step-by-step work with explanations.

This is a list of maths sites provided by Cathy Corbitt via ozteachers mailing list.
http://www.primaryschool.com.au/mathematics-lessons.php
http://www.aplusmath.com/
http://www.abcteach.com/index.html
http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/
http://pbskids.org/arthur/
http://www.counton.org/
http://www.abc.net.au/learn/
http://www.learningplanet.com/kids.htm
http://www.mathcats.com/
http://mathsnet.net/puzzles.html
http://ambleweb.digitalbrain.com/ambleweb/ambleweb/ambleweb/numeracy.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/maths/
http://www.randomhouse.com/seussville/university/
http://www.surfaquarium.com/NEWSLETTER/olympics2004.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/menu.shtml

Humanities/History

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http://www.facinghistory.org/


Copyright Free Images and Clip Art
This is a site that offers hundreds of Copy right free images for student use. http://freefever.com/freeclipart/
LOTE
Beyond Borders is a moodle site for teachers to connect students with other students http://beyondborders.edu.au/info/
Kids
KidsKnowit is a website designed for younger students. It appears to mainly be a factual type of site that give students information on various subjects so it may have limited value.


Art sites:
http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/art/links2.htm great links to website that can be used in art classes.
artcom.gifArt.com- digital Canvas is a lovely site that uses Flash to create paintings. Once you have created your masterpiece it's lovely to replay and watch the way your created your painting.

external image Logo3.png http://www.getpaint.net/ is a free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.



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