EDUCATIONAL SITES

Dear Readers,

I found these sites on another blog and decided to steal them. I know some of them may be advanced for Special Education students, but you never know. Don’t underestimate your students. Let them see for themselves if they can do it.

SITES

GLOSSARY– Math terms- http://www.math.com/school/glossary/glossindex.html

GEOMETRY SONGS http://www.songsforteaching.com/math/geometry/

http://www.homeschoolmath.net/online/geometry.php (Geometry games) EXCELLENT!

MULTIPLICATION

http://www.fuelyourbrain.com

http://www.mathplayground.com

http://www.multiplication.com

http://www.softschools.com/math/multiplication/2_digit_multiplication/2_digit_by_2_digit_multiplication/ (Learning double digit by double digit multiplication)

FRACTIONS

http://www.visualfractions.com

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/memory_equivalent1.htm (Equivalent fractions)

http://www.hoodamath.com

ORDERED PAIRS

www.funbrain.com

PLACE VALUE

http://www.free-training-tutorial.com/place-value-games.html

http://www.gamequarium.com/placevalue.html

http://www.funbrain.com/tens/index.html

http://www.toonuniversity.com

www.ixl.com (4th grade)

www.ixl.com (5th grade)

GEOMETRY

http://www.songsforteaching.com/math/geometry/perimetercircumferenceareavolume.php

http://www.mathsisfun.com/angles.html (Angles)

http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/parallel-lines.html (Parallel games)

http://www.absorblearning.com/mathematics/demo/units/KCA004.html#Interioranglesinquadrilaterals (Polygon game)

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=70 (Geometric solids)

ORDERED PAIRS

http://funbasedlearning.com/algebra/graphing/points/default.htm (Graph mole game)

SCIENCE

http://www.quia.com/pages/hostettersciencecs.html#plants (Ultimate Science site)

www.discoverychannel.com

www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm (Animated cell)

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L174 (How Big is Your Heart activity)

http://www.kidsbiology.com/human_biology/circulatory-system3.php (Heart video)

http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp (The Virtual Body)

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/htbw_main_page.html (How the Body Works)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8-E6cDCr5U&NR=1&feature=endscreen (Carbon & Nitrogen Cycle)

http://www.5min.com/Video/Learn-about-The-Nitrogen-Cycle-117570701 (Nitrogen Cycle video (1:12)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w03iO_Yu9Xw&feature=related (Nitrogen Cycle video)

http://www.realtrees4kids.org/sixeight/letseat.htm (Photosynthesis)

http://www.neok12.com/php/watch.php?v=zX5f4866425a444c725f6045&t=Photosynthesis (Photosynthesis video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJxZH_Y5D4s&feature=related (Photosynthesis video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGD7S1FUn7w&feature=related (Funny Photosynthesis video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXrnHff2Kjc&feature=related (Parts of a flower)

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/index.cfm (The Great Plant Escape)

http://library.thinkquest.org/3645/ (Virtual Telescope)

http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/sow/const.html (ALL 88 Constellations)

http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/sow/cm.html (Constellation maps)

http://www.curiosityintheclassroom.com/parents.cfm (Did God Create the Universe?)

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/index.html (NASA 4 Kids)

http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_kids/AskKids/index.shtml (Ask an astronomer for Kids)

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/dictionary.htm (Astronomy dictionary)

http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy.html (Astronomy site)

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/earth.htm (Astronomy videos)

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html (Astronomy resources with easy quiz)

http://www.kidsknowit.com/interactive-educational-movies/index.php?educational-movies-type=Astronomy (Astronomy videos)

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/animaldiet/omnivore.htm (Herbivores, carnivores, omnivores)

http://www.planetpals.com/foodchain.html#chart (Food chain)

http://www.quia.com/cz/247223.html?AP_rand=1817687495 (Food chain game)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/organisms_behaviour_health/food_chains/activity.shtml (Food chain)

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/games/foodchaingame.htm (Make a food chain game)

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/foodchain/decomposers.htm (Food chain games)

http://library.thinkquest.org/26159/ (Carnivorous plants)

http://www.sarracenia.com/faq.html (Carnivorous Plants 101- FAQ about carnivorous plants)

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/case1/index.html (Plants)

http://www.schooltube.com/video/7ef63fe536015231930c/Needs%20of%20a%20Plant%20%28song%20for%20kids%29 (Photosynthesis)

http://www.realtrees4kids.org/threefive/conifers.htm (Trees)

http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/edresources/soil.html (What on Earth is Soil)

SPELLING

www.spellingcity.com (Interactive spelling games)

http://www.kidsspell.com/  (Interactive spelling games)

http://www.kidsspell.com/custom_spelling_lists.php (Custom spelling list)

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS

http://www.dailyteachingtools.com/journal-writing-prompts.html#1 (Writing prompts)

Fry’s Word List (1,000 High Frequency words)

Dolch Word List (http://www.kidzone.ws/dolch/kindergarten.htm (Kindergarten sight words list)

http://www.kidzone.ws/dolch/grade1.htm (1st grade sight words list)

http://www.kidzone.ws/dolch/grade2.htm (2nd grade sight words list)

http://www.kidzone.ws/dolch/grade3.htm (3rd grade words list)

http://www.learningbooks.net/xDolchSpanish.html (words in Spanish & English)

http://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/Dolch/Contents.html. (This site contains a wealth of information. It has a complete lesson plan that can be used, along with all the materials necessary. I highly recommend this.)

Catch the Spelling (High frequency/site words)

www.wackytales.com (Make a silly tale)

http://www.idiomsite.com/ (Idioms)

http://www.berghuis.co.nz/abiator/lang/lscr/lscrindex.html (Interactive English Activities)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english/games (Interactive English Activities)

http://www.manythings.org/cts/  (Interactive English games) NOTE: There are only a few that 4th/5th graders would understand, but it’s still worth a look.

http://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html (Jeopardy-like English games)

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/lang_elem.htm (Cut & paste. I’ve disabled the link because, for some reason, it will not work from this page.)

http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/parts-of-speech/adjectives/what-is-an-adjective.html

http://www.english-zone.com/spelling/sup1.htm (Superlative Adjective quiz)

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/compcontrast/map.html (Compare & Contrast Map)

GEOGRAPHY

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_background_noClip10s.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_G0_click_1024.html

http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-games/latitude-longitude-map-game.php

SOCIAL STUDIES

(Gold Rush)

http://museumca.org/goldrush/fever01.html

http://comspark.com/goldminer-mall/chronicles/gold.htm

http://ceres.ca.gov/ceres/calweb/geology/goldrush.html

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist2/gold.html (Long read, but very informative)

http://www.calgoldrush.com/

http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/nativecrafts/cornhusk.cfm  (How to make a corn husk doll)

ONLINE BOOKS

http://www.techsupportalert.com/free-books-children (Students can use these links to read books online)

http://www.storylineonline.net/ (Online books read by famous actors)

http://www.magickeys.com/books/ (Short stories online)

http://www.readtomelv.com/ (Online books)

http://kids.nypl.org/reading/index.cfm (e-books)

http://kids.nypl.org/reading/Childrensebooks.cfm (e-books)

http://www.mightybook.com/story_books.html (Online animated books)

http://storynory.com/ (Online audio books)

http://www.bookshare.org (Online audio books- very useful for Special Education students [free])

3 thoughts on “EDUCATIONAL SITES

  1. Valerie Chernek says:

    Please add to your Online Books category:

    Bookshare, http://www.bookshare.org. This digital library online is free for U.S. students who qualify with print disabilities. A quality educational resource that includes two free reading technologies funded by federal awards from U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.

  2. Wow, amazing blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your web site is great, let alone the content!. Thanks For Your article about EDUCATIONAL SITES | Special 2 Me .

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