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Most of the links and annotations below come from the 'Cool Links Project', a depreciated project of Foxborough Public Schools. Expect broken links and defunct sites and you won't be disappointed -- feel free to update with corrections. Clicking on the graphic will take you to the project site itself.

 

 

TEACHERS' LINKS

General Education Resources

1-language.com - the ESL Site for everyone learning English! Free and comprehensive collection of resources for students and teachers of English as a second language!

ABC Teach
Site includes activities and templates for many areas of curriculum along with seasonal activities. This is a great site for teachers. It contains reproducibles and forms, lessons, holiday ideas, themes, and links to other good sites. It is geared towards elementary teachers K-5.

Ask Dr. Math
Math topics are archived by grade level with a searchable index. Students can also submit their own questions to Dr. Math. The site includes Problems of the week, web units and lessons, and K-12 teacher resources.

ASK Eric
A great range of educational lessons plans available. Click on TOPICS A-Z button at the top of the page and see the disciplines and topics available. Wonderful resource.

Awesome Library - This site organizes your World Wide Web exploration using 12,000 carefully reviewed resources. Sites are broken down into categories for: teachers, kids, teens, parents, librarians, and community.

Beyond Autism
Help with understanding the autistic child and adult.

Blue Web'n
Blue Web'n is a searchable database of over 1000 outstanding Internet learning sites categorized by subject area, audience, and type (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools). Blue Web'n does not attempt to catalog all educational sites, but only the most useful sites -- especially online activities targeted at learners.

Breaking Away From the Mathbook
Collection of creative math lessons for grades K-8 in topics such as area and perimeter, spirals, and congruent triangles... all MCAS "Hot Topics"!

ClipArt For Teachers
This is a DOE recommended site for subject specific clipart for teachers. Pass it along to your colleagues in ELA & Social Studies at the Ahern. Unlike similar sites, the clip art offered through a subscription service on this site is lesson-specific. Teachers can sign up to download appropriate clip art for social studies, science, language, arts and math.

dictionary.com
This site provides a list and explanation of common errors made in the english language.

Education Place
Resources for elementary-school teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies Centers, Intervention, Professional Development, searchable activity database, educational games, and textbook support.

Education World - Great resource for teachers including info on lesson planning, study skills, curriculum, professional books, and many other educational topics.

eStudentLoan.com- Compare Student Loans and apply online. Looking for student loans? Get instant student loan comparisons and APPLY ONLINE with major lenders. Incluees advice, news, and scholarship search tool.

FastWeb Financial Aid and Scholarship Service- this site provides students and parents with information about financial aide and scholarship resources available to them.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Hundreds of Internet-based education resources supported by the U.S. Federal Government.

Filamentality
Filamentality is a fill-in-the-blank interactive Web site that guides you through picking a topic, searching the Web, gathering good Internet sites, and turning Web resources into learning activities. It helps combine the "filaments" of the Web with a learner's "mentality". Support is built-in through Mentality Tips that guide you along the way to creating a Web-based activity you can share with others even if you don't know anything about HTML, Web servers, or all that www-dot stuff.

Free Scholarship Infomation - this site is offers students a wide variety of information concerning scholarship offerings.

Gifted Research Homepage
Kay Law, who is a national presenter of workshops on gifted and talented education, recommends this site. I attended one of her outstanding workshops this fall with some Foxboro colleagues. Kay includes this in her "top 10" list. It provides a list of resources for teaching gifted and talented children.

Illuminations, Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
This web page offers "i-Math Investigations", internet-based lesson plans, and web resources. These are all broken down into the K-2, 3-4, 5-6, etc… grade ranges as identified in the NCTM and state frameworks. The site is awesome!

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - a classified list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth

Kathy Schrock's Home Page
This site is the pathway to all kinds of ideas and activities for both parents and teachers. It is classified list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth.

Kids Domain
Kids Domain offers teachers, care givers, and parents numerous learning options from their 13 subject areas which include Math, Reading, Writing, Science, Dinosaurs, Space, on-line/downloadable software, craft ideas, games, icons, etc.

Kids Hub
Free online interactive learning games, puzzles and quizzes. Best for elementary and middle school students. Topics include language arts, math, science, social studies, foreign language, current events, and learning activities. Very nice site.

Kidsites.com - Approved Sites
This site is a leader in the protection of kids on the internet. They have a staff of personnel who review sites for their appropriateness for children. If a site meets their approval, it is listed with appealing graphics and a brief explanation of what the link is about. The sites are listed by category, breaking them into academic areas of learning. Their links are educational and safe for children of all ages.

Learning Page
Good for creative ideas

Mass Ed OnLine LearnNet (MEOL) - a gateway to educational agencies and organizations in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Department of Education - state site for educational news, education reform, resources, and educational technology.

Math Teacher Resources
Free ideas for mathematics lessons monthly by e-mail to subscribing grades PreK-6 teachers

NCES Classroom
This is an excellent site sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics. While the home site has many options of interest, the math links help children recognize the importance of understanding data. Activities range from making and using a variety of graphs to playing simulated probability games. The site is very user friendly and worth the visit!

Noodle Tools
NoodleTools is a free suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research. From selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources, to citing those sources in MLA style, NoodleTools makes online research easier.

Office of Special Education Intervention Techniques
This site contains ideas for effective techniques to use in teaching special education students across discipline areas through all grade levels.

PowerPoint Art
Professional, creative backgrounds and unique stock photographs for use in Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.

RHL School! Free Teaching Resources
Good source of worksheets for teacher. All disciplines.

SchoolDiscovery.com
Homework, clip art, puzzlemakers, encyclopedia, etc.

Science NetLinks
This site allows you to choose science theme, lessons, on-line research ideas, and benchmarks for science literacy among other options.

Sites for Teachers
This website has helped teachers find tons of Free Lesson Plans in all curricular areas.

Teacher Created Materials
This web site offers lesson plans, special education sites, government data sources, major newspapers, as well as other links available free to teachers from Teacher Created Materials … a popular elementary resource that many of you use.

Teacher Information Network
Information for teacher, schools on the internet, State DOE's, professional organizations, and a great section of reviewed teacher sites.

Teach-nology
This site provides numerous worksheets, graphic organizers and other activities for language arts and math. Very good for elementary teachers.

Virtual Teachers Centre - site for educationalists and students. Curriculum and teaching related topics.

Web66 - National & International Registry for all Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, and School Districts having an existing web page.

Webquests for Grades 5-6 - Just about everything you need to know about WebQuests and links to almost every valueable WebQuest site. There are links to all grade levels.

Writing in the Round
This site gives strategies for literature circles. It is full of great information on how to pick the books, form the groups, and how to prepare the students for literature circles.

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION LINKS

1-language.com - the ESL Site for everyone learning English! Free and comprehensive collection of resources for students and teachers of English as a second language!

About NLD - This site is a wonderful reference for teachers and parents on the child with nonverbal learning difficulties.

Beyond Autism
Help with understanding the autistic child and adult.

Math.com - This website offers help in most areas of mathematics. It gives written instruction as well as easy to read diagrams for most math topics.

NLD Line - This site gives educators, parents and interested parties information about children with nonverbal learning difficulties.

 

HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION LINKS

Drug Facts
Information on drugs. TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. Working with the nation's leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other.

The naked truth
Few of us know as much as we should about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). If you're like most people, you probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about your risk. It turns out that a lot of us think we can tell whether or not our sex partner has an STD. Others think that Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is the only serious sexually transmitted threat.

 

HIGH SCHOOL ART LINKS

The Artwork of Kathe Kollwitz

Powerful drawings by 20th century German artist, Kathe Kollwitz.

 

HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE LINKS

Calculators On-Line Center
A huge listing of online calculators for many! many types of calculations.

Frank Potter's Science Gems - a vast range of science resources sorted by category, subcategory, and grade level.

Mr Guch's Cavalcade o' Chemistry - a teacher's website for his Chemistry Class. Many interesting links and chemistry FAQs.

Museum of Physics - a pictoral display of the collection of the early instruments of the Department of Physics at the University of Naples in Italy.

Understanding Our Planet Through Chemistry - This U.S.Geological Survey site shows how chemists and geologists use analytical chemistry to: determine the age of the Earth; show that an extraterrestrial body collided with the Earth; predict volcanic eruptions; observe atmospheric change over millions of years; and document damage by acid rain and pollution of the Earth's surface.

US Shrimp Farming Program
The U.S. Marine Shrimp Farming Program is an integrated multi-state research program that continues to develop and transfer technologies, products and services necessary for domestic shrimp farming to become competitive in the world market. The long term goal is to partially offset the annual $3.2 billion trade deficit, to significantly expand the domestic shrimp industry, to create new opportunities for U.S. agriculture, and forge new markets for U.S. grain products and technology services.

 

HIGH SCHOOL FOREIGN LANGUAGE LINKS

Academia Hispanica - IH Cordoba (SPANISH) - This site is a centre for Spanish Language learning in Cordoba, one of the most beautiful cities in Southern Spain. They offer all kind of courses, all levels, all year round, complete cultural programme and excellent accommodation options. One can meet Spanish students with their Free "Intercambio" (language exchange) programme!!

An Introduction to Latin America (SPANISH)
This site contains a lesson plan that familiarizes students with countries in Latin America.

Arts & Social Sciences Gateway: Foreign languages - the Cornell Theory Center displays Spanish, French and other Cultural Resources

Borders: A multidimensional Approach (SPANISH)
Lesson plan for discussing the borders [physical, psychological, linguistic and cultural] which separate us.

Fairfax Virginia Public Schools World Language Page
Fabulous link to the Fairfax, Virginia World Language page with great links, lessons, curriculum. and much more.

Foreign Language Resources on the Web - a resource list, offering starting points for mining the WWW for foreign language/culture specific resources.

French Connections (FRENCH)
Excellent site for using the Internet to introduce French culture to students. Activities for various levels.

In Old Pompeii (LATIN) [updated - EdSitement (NEH)]
Virtual field trip to Pompeii.

eServer: Languages and Linguistics - This area holds works on language, linguistic theory and structural linguistics. [updated: now eServer.org. See history of eServer on Wikipedia.]

Precolombian Myths and Legends (SPANISH)
A lesson plan for advanced Spanish language students to develop reading and writing skills through the study of myths and legends.

Spanish Grammar Exercises (SPANISH)
H ighly Recommended - wide range of iteractive speaking, listening and grammar activities with music and video in Spanish

 

HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH LINKS FROM COOL LINKS PROJECT

 

INTERACTIVE GRAMMAR QUIZES

English-Zone.Com - Interactive language quizzes

In-House Quizzes - A collection of interactive multiple choice quizzes, mostly on grammar

List of Interactive Quizzes - Grammar and usage quizzes. This site is probably the simplest for students to use and therefore the place to begin either for students to exercise what they are learning or to pretest what they know.

Self-study grammar quizzes - Just as the name suggests, self-study grammar quizzes

 

MECHANICS & PUNCTUATION LINKS

Guide to Grammar and Writing - Rules on usage of grammar, syntax, and punctuation

The Tongue United - U of Oregon's guide to grammar, punctuation and style. The layout is a ten-week course complete with instruction, practice exercises, interactive quizzes, and homework.

 

WRITING LINKS

Guide to Grammar and Writing - A student-friendly writing resource site

Web Links for Writers - A very large Writing Resources collection of links on everything from Documentation Guides to Evaluating Internet Resources to How to Avoid Plagiarismand more.

 

GENERAL LITERATURE LINKS

Edsitement - Edsitement: A National Endowment for the Humanities depository for literature and related works lesson plans.

Lesson Plans/Resources for Adolescent &Young Adult Literature - Links to various worthwhile lesson plans and resources

 

SPECIFIC LITERATURE LINKS

Penguin Classics - Penguin and Signet Classics Teaching Guides comprise a variety of activities and discussion questions to stimulate students' reactions and responses to classic literature. Reading guides are also offered.

SCORE - Cyberguides (teaching) to various literary works, brought to you by the Golden State

 

MISCELLANEOUS LINKS

Noodle Tools
NoodleTools is a free suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research. From selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources, to citing those sources in MLA style, NoodleTools makes online research easier.

Shakespeare Classroom
Site Address: http://jetlink.net/~massij/shakes/index.shtml
Description: Materials for teaching Shakespeare and related resources

Staff Room for Ontario Teachers - A veritable smorgasbord of rubrics for many different assignments and subject areas

Teach with Movies - Learning Guides to each recommended film describe the benefits of the movie, possible problems, and helpful background. Discussion questions, bridges to reading, projects and links to the internet are also provided.
Teaching Media - Teaching Lessons and Units Ideas for Classroom Activities, Supporting Resources

Web English Teacher - An extensive collection of links to such varied resources as general classroom management and discipline to working with ADD and ADHD students

 

 

Remaining to migrate (trees): mathematics, social studies

 

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