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Education World Tech Resources
Education World Technology Integration Center: Articles, Templates, Tutorials, and more must see site

Brainstorming Ways to Utilize Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Great list of ways to use these common software applications in the classroom

Learn California
Electronic Resource for California History

Marco Polo
Internet Content for the Classroom: Resources for Teachers, Professional Development, State Network

Teacher Resource
Online references for integrating technology into the classroom

Electronic Learning
Online References and Articles from Scholastic

Brain Pop
This website has educational short movies on topics in health, science, math, and other curricular areas. It is a subscriber based site, but teachers can get a free 14 day trial subscription.

Fun Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans primarily for kindergarten teachers, but lesson plans are being added for reading in the upper grades

Kathy Schrock's Online Guide For Educators
Comprehensive searchable database of educational resources a must for everyone

Apple Units of Practice
Searchable database of lesson plans that teach skills using technology

Reusable Internet Based Inquiry Template
Online resource for finding and creating inquiry-based learning activities-requires free log-in

Gail Lovely Website
Resources and Links to assist Educators worth a look

Internet 4 Classrooms
Resources, links, Tutorials, and Ideas for Helping Teachers Use the Internet Effectively

California Learning Resource Network
California Standards-based Electronic Learning Resources

Education World Tutorials
On-line Tutorials for Internet in the Classroom and other software applications

Macmillan/ McGraw-Hill
Publisher's website for lesson plans and curricular support

Houghton Mifflin
Publisher's website for lesson plans and curricular support

Scott Foresman
Publisher's website for lesson plans and curricular support

Evan-Moor
Publisher's Website Clipart, Teaching ideas, e-newsletter

Los Angeles County Electronic Resources
TEAMS Distance Learning for K-12


Professional Organizations:

California Elementary Education Association
Professional Development Seminars and Resources

Computer-Using Educators, Inc.
Organization to improve the use of technology in schools

Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership
Online resource for educators with many tools, templates and research regarding the use of technology in schools

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Professional Development, Online Resources, Study Guides, Tutorials, and Current Educational Research

National Educational Technology Standards
Technology Standards for students, teachers, and administrators(NETS). CARET for research in Educational Technology

Dairy Council of California
Online resources and supplements for classroom nutritional topics. Sign up for their newsletter of new and informational links

Blue Ribbon Learning Sites from SBC
Searchable database of websites and resources for students and teachers. Sign up for their e-newsletter.


Games and Activities:

Fun Brain
Educational Games and Activities for ages 4-18

Kids Domain Family Resource
Online Games, Crafts, ClipArt, Downloads, and Activities-requires Flash, Java, and Schockwave

Kids Page
Online games and activities Does have advertisements

ESL Kids Stuff
Games for ESL and all students

Cool Math 4 Teachers
Math Games and Resources for students, teachers, and parents

Coloring.Com
Seasonal Coloring Pages for students


Online Searching for Students:

Kid Source Site
Multitude of Resources for students

Kid's Search Tool
Highly Effective and Concise page for student use highly recomend

Kid's Konnect
Gateway to Internet sources for students maintained by Educators

Enchanted Learning
Excellent resource for young students to research Science and Social Studies topics


Articles:

Building a Content Rich School Web Page
Article by Kathie Schrock to read before creating web pages

Welcoming the Internet Into Your Classroom
Navigation, Literacy, and Internet Safe Lessons

10 Ways to Take Charge of the Internet
Julie Wood's article on preparing to use the Internet with students

Student Portfolio Information
Article on the hows and whys of portfolios

From Now On: Educational Technology Journal
Online articles and references by Dr. Jamie McKenzie

First Monday Peer Review Journal
Online journal of Internet articles and information

Educational Research Association
Listing of Online Education Journals



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