This site is sponsored by Oxford Dictionaries and contains a word of the day, quote of the day, section on better writing, and will answer grammar and spelling questions.
"Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 6,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read offline, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes. Book Adventure was created by the Sylvan Learning Foundation and is a non-profit organization."
"The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to encouraging literacy and the use and enjoyment of children’s books, and is the official sponsor of Young People’s Poetry Week and Children’s Book Week each year. The Council’s Members include U.S. publishers and packagers of trade books for children and young adults."
Find an extensive list of internet resources related to literature for children and young adults. This site includes links to authors on the web, online literature and information about recent literary award winners.
Books for young children, older children, and young adults. One book is a talking eBook and others are illustrated or animated.
Literature classics are offered online form Aesop to Voltarie.
A complete resource for all subject areas. Includes lesson plans, worksheets, vocabulary, and much more!
Popular classics in Mp3 or M4B (for iPod).
Here are some great online economics lessons--all levels and content areas keyed to the Nebraska Social Studies/Economics Standards. If you know the concept you want to teach, start from the K-5 concepts list or the 6-12 concepts list. Materials from which to create more lessons are available from the Virtual Economics Companion.
HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons and course materials to help you with your instruction, homework, and studies. You can browse multimedia lessons or complete courses, and find help with the topics covered in popular textbooks.
Launched in 2002, the International Children's Digital Library has collected 800 books from 43 countries in 32 lanuages.
Provides an opportunity to view grade level content standards in language arts and math in terms that students can more readily understand.
Kidport is an Internet-based educational service designed to help K-8 students excel in school. It provides a unique, multi-step program to create empowered learners, not simply good students.
View lessons and activities by selecting a grade range and topic. Areas covered include Art, Health and Fitness, Math, Reading and Language Arts, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Early Childhood, Library Media and Technology Coordinators.
Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.
This website houses a great collection of ready made power points and interactive activities for many subject matters.
The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."
It’s an online interactive English dictionary and thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and draw connections to associated words. You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it.
This website is designed to help students develop phonemic awareness. Students will have fun learning to read with this site!
A free creative website designed to teach children to read. It incorporates rhyming games and books that teach phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding skills and comprehension.
This website offers several children's books that are read online by celebrities. Students can become familiar with print vs. non-print books. Also, students can watch this as a class, individually, or even follow along in the book as they are read. This is a program of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."
On-line stories, kids' writing, and information about books, authors, book awards, and storytelling.
Wordia - the authorative online textual dictionary, where you bring words to life through video!