LOCAL SITES OF INTEREST
PowerSchool Teacher Login
AEA 267 www.aea267.k12.ia.us
AEA Online Databases
Bulldog Clip Art Page
Everyday Mathematics Online Assessment Tools
The worksheet Builder for Everyday Math Grades 1-6 can be found on each teacher's individual computer in the Applications folder. Please contact the Technology Coordinator if you need assistance.
Exemplars samples for Math, Science, Writing, and Reading.
Math Exemplars Matching Everyday Math Units
Graphic Organizer Links
Guided Reading Titles
Iowa Dept. of Education
LMCS teacher-tested web sites
Reading Level: Determining with Microsoft Word
LMCS Weather Station
Sites for Publishing Student Writing
SOCCER Survey for Classrooms (in PDF form, can be printed out)
Student Work Examples
Teacher Web Evaluation and Internet Lesson Plan Guide
Reading Strategies for Career/Technical Education
U.S. Dept. of Education
Soundzabound Royalty Free Music
Wilson Web Less Searching, More Finding
Math Computation GEI Info.
Plan Monitoring Progress Graph
Data Collection Sheet
BIG 6 RESOURCES
Language Arts and Literature
Social StudiesHealth/Nutrition/Physical Education
Big 6 Guide (printable PDF worksheet)
Big 6 Research Process (PowerPoint presentation)
Big 6 Web Site
Big 6 Matrix
CURRICULUM RESOURCE CENTERS Curriculum centers may be hosted by companies, professional associations, foundations, government agencies and individuals. The following are favorite sites in each content area.
The following resources are taken from The Curriculum Administrator - September 2002 edition.
[KEY: * indicates a 2002 Curriculum Web Site Awards winner ]
LESSON PLAN SOURCES
While many of the sites in other categories include lesson plans, the following are extensive collections that can be searched by level, topic and content area.
ONLINE PROJECT SOURCES
The sites below are outstanding places to find free and fee-based online education projects. They include opportunities to propose projects of your own.
The following sites will link you to curriculum and technology standards for teachers, students and administrators, from state and national organizations.
SCHOOLS ON THE WEB
Visit school sites throughout the United States and abroad to propose cooperative projects and see examples of online assignments, activities, projects, units and courses.
SCHOOL/TEACHER/STUDENT CURRICULUM SITES
Many schools and individuals offer exemplary curriculum sites. The following are selected examples:
The following sites offer valuable resources for technology planning, finding grants, writing proposals, preparing staff development programs and communicating with colleagues.
An information index is a set of topic menus and submenus to narrow searches until you find what you need. Yahoo is the most popular, but there are other choices including specialized education indexes.
These online tools find Web pages containing words or phrases that you specifyput desired phrases in quotes, such as "Continental Congress." The last three are "metasearch engines" that use multiple search tools simultaneously.
STUDENT RESEARCH RESOURCES
The following age-appropriate sites help students answer their own questions, do homework assignments and focused research.
Education portals deliver integrated resources, tools and services through single locations, such as administrative applications and curriculum options.
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION CURRICULUM COLLECTIONS
Most education-related companies offer online curriculum resources, such as the following selected examples.
LIBRARIES AND MUSEUMS
The following sites will link you to museums, libraries and interactive exhibits throughout the world.
The communications sites below offer news-related curriculum resources for teachers and students.
The sites that follow offer teaching and learning materials to support and extend television programming.
ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS
The following site offer creative child-appealing educational and recreational materials including games, puzzles, stories and interactive activities.
FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE (F.R.E.E.)
F.R.E.E. offers these links, among others, at its Web site. See http://www.ed.gov/free/index.html for more sites of interest.
Helping Your Child
Helping Your Child Become a Reader features dozens of fun activities parents can use to build the language skills of young children (infants through age six). (Department of Education)
Helping Your Child with Homework tells how parents can make sure children succeed with homework and develop strong study skills. (Department of Education)
Helping Your Preschool Child offers fun activities for parents to use during everyday routines to help babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. (Department of Education)
Campfire Stories with George Catlin: An Encounter of Two Cultures takes students on a virtual journey with the famed artist and ethnologist to meet Native Americans of the 1830s. (Smithsonian American Art Museum)
The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt invites us to examine a coffin, sarcophagus, and statues while listening to experts explain the significance of these and other objects found in the tombs of Egyptian rulers. (National Gallery of Art)
Walk Through is designed for learning about the preservation of historic buildings. (National Park Service)
Working on the Past in Local Historic Districts tells about "local preservation ordinances" -- what they are, how they work, and how they are making a difference for some of the 2,300 local historic districts. (National Park Service)
Health and Safety
Teachers. The Anti-Drug provides activities that teachers can use to incorporate drug prevention messages in social studies, math, language arts, and other subjects. (White House Office of National Drug Control Policy)
The International Space Station helps students learn about the creation of a laboratory in Earth's orbit, where gravity, temperature, and pressure can be manipulated for scientific pursuits impossible in ground-based labs. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Documents Related to Churchill and FDR examines the friendship and working relations that developed between U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill beginning in 1940. (National Archives and Records Administration )
Share the Adventure: Exploring Wildland Fire Science is a live electronic field trip highlighting fire ecology, fire behavior, and fire management. During the broadcast, which takes place on November 7, 2002, fire experts will answer questions and communicate with students by phone and fax. (Bureau of Land Management)