9/10/08 - Website Links

Spelling City - http://www.spellingcity.com -
Online spelling program. The teacher can put in words and students can play games and take tests on those words.

K - 2

Roy the Zebra Reading Games - http://roythezebra.com/reading-games-word-level.html -
Interactive reading games ideal for developing reading skills. The games are listed by word level or sentence level.

Vowel Sounds - http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/grade_k_1/long_vowel_grk1_nav.htm -
Grab and drag pictures with certain long vowel sounds into a box.

Dolch Word List - http://www.msrossbec.com/dolchwb.pdf -
A 38 page printable book.

ABC Yah! - http://www.abcya.com/index.htm -
Interactive games broken down to grade levels.

3 – 5
Harcourt Counting Money - http://www.hbschool.com/activity/counting_money/ -
Count up the money from pictures and type the amount in a box.

ABC Yah! - http://www.abcya.com/index.htm -
Interactive games broken down to grade levels.

6 – 8
Cathy’s Math - http://oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html -
Basic operations timed games. Great for review.

Math Activities Index - http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ -
Games, activities and simulations broken into different categories.

Stateris - http://www.mapmsg.com/games/statetris/usa/ -
Like Tetris, but you put states on the US map. There are also links for other continents and countries.

Geo-Greeting - http://www.geogreeting.com/main.html -
Type in a message or any word (I’ve used spelling words) and it spells out the word using buildings shaped like the letters from throughout the world.

Traveler IQ Game - http://www.travelpod.com/traveler-iq -
This website gives you a place and you have to click as close to where it is on a map as you can. You get points and the challenges get harder the longer your able to keep time on the clock.

Stop Disasters Game - http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/ -
Choose a natural disaster then prepare a village for the disaster. After about 20 minutes the disaster strikes and you find out how well you prepared your village.

Exploratorium Hands On Activities - http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/handson.html -
Different hands on activities broken down into different categories.

Personal Productivity
Google Documents - http://docs.google.com/ -
Online text editor, spreadsheets, and presentations. Like Microsoft Office but online and accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Delicious – http://www.delicious.com -
Online bookmark tool. Save your bookmarks and access them from anywhere. It’s great if you use your home computer and school computer and are always emailing links. Don’t forget to “tag” your links.

“Neat” Stuff
Wiki Mind Maps - http://www.wikimindmap.org/ -
A visual Wikipedia search. It formats your search as a mind map.

Cooliris Pic Lens - http://www.cooliris.com/ -
Browser add on that lets you browse the web in pictures and videos. Great for English Language Learners.

AuthorStream – http://www.authorstream.com -
Upload and share Power Point presentations. You can add audio to them and make them downloadable as a movie on the website or in iTunes.

TedTalks - http://www.ted.com/index.php -
Video of presentations from the Technology, Entertainment & Design Conference.