Great Websites

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User-friendly, kid-tested. Organized by grade and topic–scroll down until you find your grade. Click to go to its page. Teacher resource websites are found here. Send me an email with any websites you use with your students. Developers: If you have a website you would like considered for this list, please contact me so I can review it by clicking here. Thanks!

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Animals

Art

Collections

Digital Citizenship

GIF’s (animated images)

Holidays

Human Body

Images

Keyboarding

Math

Mouse Skills

Music

News

Poetry

Programming

Publishing

Reading

Research

Science

Simulations

Special Needs

Study Guides

Stories

Virtual Tours

Visual Learning

Word Study

Writing

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  2. bloggiedoggie

    Didn’t see ZiggityZoom.com on this list, which the kids really enjoy and it’s educational also.
    http://www.ZiggityZoom.com

  3. How are you?

    You have a lot of information on here. I was browsing around and saw the poetry section and it reminded me just a bit of when I was in High School and how much I loved Creative Writing class. I did some great poems and writings in that class. Those were definitely the days and probably what helped me get where I am today (not that I’m exactly too far, yet) on BluePop13.com.

    Have a great day and keep teaching. “The implementation of knowledge is power” – Larry Winget: my favourite author.

    • Thanks for dropping by. It’s a well-kept secret that bloggers have to be darn good writers. Concise, pithy, exciting–all in about 250 words. I checked your blog out–you’ve covered it all.

  4. Tim

    One more touch typing learning site http://www.typingstudy.com

  5. Hello,

    I would like to introduce you our website: http://www.goldstudent.com

    It is a fun, easy and effective online math enrichment and assistance program for students K-6. It is designed to help children improve their problem-solving skills, gain confidence in their math abilities and have fun while they learn.

    Please tell us what do you think.

    Thanks!

  6. Wow! What a fantastic resource!

  7. Rease

    I am impressed with all this useful information. Was WAY more than I expected. I just cannot keep up with your posts. So much information to read about.

  8. Makinen

    Shame on you for creating another terrific post! Awesome stuff, keep up the good work. I see a lot of potential! I wonder if you are an active user with any social networking sites like Digg or Stumble Upon?

  9. I received this on the publisher’s website (http://structuredlearning.net) and wanted to share it with everyone. Looks to be a wonderful site:

    Hi!

    I am an elementary social studies teacher, I am working on finding links about states and capitals to post on our class site. While looking for pages on the states I found your page (http://www.structuredlearning.net/suggestedlinks.html) which was very helpful. Thanks so much 🙂

    I noticed you missed a great page on states and capitals: http://www.crestcapital.com/tax/us_states_and_capitals.html . It looks like a very nice page on states and capitals, it also lists the state bird, and flower, along with each states official website which I think is rather neat! I plan on using this page in my list of resources.

    Have a wonderful day 🙂

  10. Excellent read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that. And he actually bought me lunch because I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch!

  11. Interesting , how do I make use of this?

  12. thanks !! very helpful post!

  13. wanted to pass on a website emailed to me by one of my visitors:
    I would love to be able to share websites with other teachers. I love this website, the futures channel http://www.thefutureschannel.com because it is real world jobs and way we use math and science etc..

    • Julie

      I love the site you mentioned. How much does it cost to subscribe to it?

      • Umm, which website? Most of the ones on this list are free, although some offer a premium version. I like FREE. I think teachers have enough expenses without tossing in subscription websites.

  14. I am a big fan of your blog! Look at my website, You can submit your site here!

  15. George Maalouf

    Hi Miss Murray,

    I am having trouble signing in to ttl4 it’s asking me for a code how do I sign in to practice my typing?

    • Hi George. Use your Everyday Math Online user name and password. It’s on that card you got in class. Good luck!

      • George Maalouf

        it is askng me for an “account code”

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  21. Well I found this on Digg, and I like it so I dugg it!

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  23. Here is a site I am putting together for my school… it has a few more sites not mentioned here, especially under the “easy spot” for little ones!

    http://www.wix.com/sgschool/spots

  24. Faith

    This is a great list to bookmark. Thanks for the great list of websites will stumble also.

  25. Uncovered your website via msn the other day and absolutely find it irresistible. Carry on the good work.

  26. Daily File

    Another interesting publish! This is likely one of the few blogs I can return to on an everyday basis.

  27. Ai

    Thank you for these websites! I look forward to talking some time to look through them all. What a resource!

  28. nice site thanks a lot

  29. Interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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  35. Diane

    You have an excellent list for the younger grades, do you have any resources for 6-8th grades?

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  38. Thank you for shared information

    Regarding typing test,
    In the 1980’s typing speed was one of the criteria to get jobs anywhere.
    But slowly this trend stopped and typing speed was not important to most of the employers.
    This is the reason why typing tests, which were once very popular suddenly, vanished from the scene.
    However recently we see a growing shift in the attitude of the employers

  39. I received this comment on another page and wanted to share the website with everyone. I think you’ll enjoy it:

    Hi

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  42. Hi Jacqui
    We love your blog! We liked it so much we just wrote a short piece on it on our website’s blog, Noodlings. Check it out here http://www.noodle.org/noodlings/k-12/great-websites-kids. Thanks for all the resources!

    • I am flattered, Rebecca. Thanks so much. I will return the favor. I do a weekly website review and I’ll add your website to my future list. You a wonderful to spread the word!

  43. I’ve updated this list to include websites I added this past school year and a new one I’ll be trying next year–the Virtual Cockroach (http://www.orkin.com/cockroaches/virtual-roach).

    Please add any websites you like so we all can benefit!

  44. Julie Koch

    I love your list. I see that you have Wordle listed, but I really like Tagxedo even better.
    http://www.tagxedo.com/ There is also a presentation with 101 ideas for using this application: https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=0AQuLVd7HRkD_ZG4ycmdtOV8zaGRjZG1wZDQ&hl=en

    I am new to Blogging and having a website although I am trying to set them up now. I would like for my students, parents and teachers to have access to your list of links. First, is that possible, and second what is the appropriate way to do so? Should it be a link? For my future reference, what is the appropriate way to request permission? I hate that teacher’s spend so much of our precious planning time reinventing the wheel, but I don’t want to be lazy or disrespectful of another author/educator.

    • Great addition. I’ve actually switched from Wordle to Tagxedo because it’s so much more fun for the kids. Thanks for the reminder.

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  46. This is a fantastic array of resources. Enough to keep me busy exploring for a long time:)

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  53. Great List! I have heard of a lot of these, but have found some a bunch of new ones. One I didn’t see that a student showed me the other day is someschoolgames.com. Not entirely educational, but the games seem to be screened well and the kids love it. Oh and another one is storylineonline.net, which has a bunch of children’s books read by actors and actresses. I believe it is run by the screen actors guild. Thanks again for the great lists.

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  64. I received information about a website that looks pretty good to me and wanted to share it with my readers. It used to be SpellingCity and has expanded to Vocabulary:
    I was wondering if you are familiar with our website, VocabularySpellingCity. Teachers can register for free and create and save word lists that their students can then use to play a variety of learning games and activities. We also offer a Premium Membership for $49.99/year that includes 25 student licenses. Premium Members have added benefits.

  65. Wonderful work! This is the kind of information that are supposed to be shared across the internet. Disgrace on the seek engines for not positioning this post higher! Come on over and visit my site . Thank you =)

    • Thanks, Gra. It is true–if we all shared our knowledge, we would be so much better off. I can start the trend, one person at a time. Thanks for visiting.

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  68. What a fantastic post, thanks so much for sharing.

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  71. Francine

    Thank you very much, the list is very helpful and useful.

  72. I am from Serbia. I found your site and it looks very nice and helpful. I digitized wordpress for children and teachers http://ispeciparecideci.wordpress.com/ . Greetings from Europe 🙂

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  78. I received these suggestions from a reader. Wanted to pass them on–they look good.

    My name is Susan Taylor, and I’m a freelance writer. I was doing research for an article I’m writing and I came across your AskATeacher blog. Your insight and extensive resources have helped me quite a bit, especially your recent post with your review of “98 Tech Problems in the Classroom.” I just wanted to thank you for the time and thought you put into both the blog and your list of resources!

    I know that teaching is not an easy occupation, and I thought I’d “pay it forward” by suggesting a few fun tech resources to you – the BBC Games Center at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/games/, and the Pimsleur Languages of the World quiz http://www.pimsleurapproach.com/resources/flash/language-quiz/. These could both be useful resources to use in the computer room, as they are fun, interactive and cross-disciplinary. I hope you don’t think me too forward for coming to you with suggestions, but every great teacher I know is always looking for new resources and ideas, and you seem like a passionate teacher. 🙂

    Have a great day!

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  80. Elizabeth Wilson

    The website link for 10 Alternatives to Book Reports takes me to apple.com. Is there something I’m missing?

  81. Informative resource site for teachers. Great!

  82. Hi

    You might like my website: http://www.edidaktik.dk/en/

    It has short articles on different ICT tools for Education.

  83. I think that classroom management is one of the foundations of any classroom. My site, http://www.mrk12.com has easy resources for teachers, counselors, and education professionals to strengthen their classrooms, motivate their students and prevent bullying.

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  97. Great list. Mind if I add some little more? Yesterday I came across a list of such sites which really seemed cool to me. I think the readers could help themselves by following the URL at
    http://formergeek.hubpages.com/hub/Best-sites-to-learn-things
    to learn things online.
    Thanks again for such a nice list.

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  103. Such a useful page to ask for second opinions. Thank you

  104. Hi Jacqui,

    Here is the blog I mentioned as per our email exchange, I hope it is a helpful resource for all 🙂

    learn.quickschools.com

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  109. Hi Jacqui,

    I created a page with my educational games… perhaps you want to throw a link to it
    http://www.digipuzzle.net/education/

    Thx,
    Marcel

  110. I also have a blog promoting and sharing some best reviews about products and also there are products as well, you’d probably want to check it out. Simply click on my name.

  111. Take a look at http://www.examtime.com for some free e-learning tools for use in the classroom

  112. I am amazed by some of the websites on this list Jacqui. I have been working on a personal kids education website out of my passion for kids and this is quite an amazing list I must add.

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  114. Great source of information to read. Keep sharing such wonderful posts.

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