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WEBSITE OF THE DAY

Throughout the school year, the Technology Department researches educational web sites that support the educational goals of the district. A new site is spotlighted each school day. Previous sites are categorized by academic area and grade level in the Archive area for quick retrieval. District staff members are encouraged to submit sites to the Director of Technology for "Site of the Day" consideration.

 
English Language Learners - Feb 17, 2009
Teaching Literacy in English to K-5 Learners provides videos, slideshows, and other tools for teaching reading to K-5 English Language Learners (ELL). It was developed by the U.S. Department of Education and the What Works Clearinghouse. ... more >>

Lincoln's 200th Birthday - Feb 12, 2009
This site from C-Span explores all things pertaining to Abraham Lincoln as they prepare for a series of special programming to commemorate Lincolnís 200th birthday on February 12, 2009. ... more >>

Teacher Vision - Feb 10, 2009
February is Black History Month. Explore the many contributions of African-Americans with our cross-curricular lessons, printables, quizzes, and activities below. You'll find biographies on athletes, scientists, civil rights leaders, and more!... more >>

Black History - Feb 06, 2009
This site offers numerous links to Black History sites.... more >>

Tox Mystery - Feb 04, 2009
This United States National Library of Medicine site helps kids learn about household chemical hazards. ... more >>

Hop Pop Town - Jan 30, 2009
At this site for 3 to 10 year old kids, there are fun sounds to be played and simple stories to be made! Children can choose from 6 activities like 'Sounds of the Street', where they can improvise and record musical sequences.... more >>

Beyond 2000 - Jan 23, 2009
What will the next thousand years hold in store for us? See what futurists are predicting and give predictions of your own. ... more >>

Chain Reactions - Jan 05, 2009
A great online game where students can learn about food chains, and assemble a simple on-screen food chain. You will need FLASH to use this site! ... more >>

Custom Guide - Dec 22, 2008
Free K12 Online Software Tutorials. There are over 10,000 Online Software Tutorials on this site. ... more >>

Wayback - U.S. History for Kids - Dec 18, 2008
Check out cutting-edge technology - in 1900! Use the "wayback machine" to check out high-tech in a simpler era! How would you solve the technological problems of these times? Find out at this great site from PBS! ... more >>

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