STANDARDS

TEACHER CERTIFICATION

CRITICAL THINKING AND RESEARCH PROCESS

LESSON PLANS

RUBRICS/ASSESSMENT

SCAFFOLDS/ORGANIZER

ANTI-PLAGIARISM SOURCES

PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT

AWARD WINNING BOOKLIST

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

READING/LA

MATH

SCIENCE

SOCIAL STUDIES

ART & MUSIC


STANDARDS

Hawaii

Hawaii Content & Performance Standards III HCPS 3

General Learner Outcomes GLO's Rubric

Common Core Standards

National

Education World Standards Page Links to national standards

National Council for Teachers of Mathematic Illuminations NCTM Math Standards

National Educational Technology Standards NETS for Teachers

McREL Standards K-12 Database

Science NetLinks Benchmarks

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies NCSS


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TEACHER CERTIFICATION

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Home Page

National Board Certification


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CRITICAL THINKING AND RESEARCH PROCESS

Questioning.org Focuses on asking critical thinking

Quia Create activities, quizzes and web pages

Research Assistant Provide tips for designing effective research with links to HCPS

Research Helper Breaks down research process for K-6 students


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LESSON PLANS

A to Z Teacher Stuff - Lesson plans, thematic activities and tips - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com

AbcTeach - Reproducibles, themes, book report forms, and more for elementary grades - http://www.abcTeach.com

Abourt.com Elementary Educators - Columns, lesson plans, clip art - http://k-6educators.about.com/

Adventures with Cyberbee - Includes curriculum ideas, research tools, web links and treasure hunts - http://www.cyberbee.com

American Memory Lesson Page - Social studies and literature lesson plans from the Library of Congress - http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/index.html

American Museum of Natural History Science Bulletin - The latest developments in the field of science including standards based science lesson plans, activities and links to NASA and the AMNH resources - http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/index.ph

AOL - Includes lesson plans, state standards, technology, assessments and more -http://www.aolatschool.com/teachers/lesson_plans/index.adp

Asia for Educators - Lesson plans, websites, resources on all aspects of Asia (art, language, literature, geography, society & culture, politics, government, history and inventions) - http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/

Awesome Library - Lesson plans by subject - http://www.awesomelibrary.org/lesson.html

BBC Schools - Lesson plans from Great Britain - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/

Best History Websites - Lesson plans, activities, games, and other resources for all areas of history - http://www.besthistorysites.net/about.shtml

Blue Web'n - Search by content or subject to find "blue ribbon" learning oriented websites - http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

Bulletin Board Ideas - Links to bulletin board ideas for all grade levels - http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/bulletin/index.html

Busy Teacher's Café - K-3 website with links to bulletin boards, interactive quizzes, graphics and more - http://www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt/

CIESE Online Classroom Projects - Collaborative and real time science projects - http://www.k12science.org/currichome.html

Community Learning Network - Helps K-12 teachers integrate technology into the classroom. Links to sites - http://www.cln.org/

Cyberguides: Teacher Guides and Student Activities - Standards based web units centered on literature - http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html

CyberSmart Curriculum - Lesson plans for grades 6-12 - http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/

Digital Classroom - NARA - Teaching with primary documents -http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/teaching_with_documents.html

Digital History - Lesson plans, resource guides, primary documents, maps, photographs and weblinks for American history - http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

Discover Teaching Tools - Lesson plans, worksheets, online quizzes and more - http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/teachingtools.html

Edhelper - Includes lesson plans, worksheet generators, puzzlemakers and links - http://edhelper.com

Educator Reference Desk - Formerly known as ASK ERIC database, K-12 lesson plans in all subject areas - http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/index.shtml

The Educator's Network - Rubrics, lesson plans, worksheets and links - http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/index.shtml

Education Index - Education resources in all areas and grades - http://www.educationindex.com/

Education World - Lessons for K-12 archived by grade and topic - http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/index.shtml

Elementary Theme Pages - Over 150 themes with activities - http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/themes.html

English - Web English Teacher. Links and lesson plans - http://www.webenglishteacher.com/

FREE: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - http://www.free.ed.gov/

The Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) - Internet lesson plans and curriculum units - http://www.thegateway.org/

Hawaii Networked Learning Communities - A database of math, science and technology resources (websites and lesson plans) developed by Hawaii's teachers. Includes many Hawaii and Pacific websites - http://www.hnlc.org/

Houghton Mifflin Education Place - Over 400 original lesson plans for K-8 - http://www.eduplace.com/search/activity.html

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - Access quality sites by subject or search for lesson plans. Updated daily and not to be missed - http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/

K-6 Elementary Educators - Includes lesson plans, teacher tips and message boards - http://K-6educators.about.com/education/K-6educators/

Kindersite - Games, songs, stories for preschool and kindergarten students. Also includes lesson plans. http://www.kindersite.org/

Internet-Based Lesson Plans (Science and Math) - http://www.col-ed.org/cur/

Learn NC - North Carolina teachers' network. Lesson plans and instructional resources - http://www.learnnc.org/

Learning Network - Lesson plans, classroom management, professional development and communities of interest - http://www.learningpage.com/index.html

Lesson Plans - Lesson plans arranged by grade and subject - http://lessonplanz.com

Lesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies Teachers - Clearinghouse of resources, including web links - http://csun.edu/~hcedu013/index.html

Marco Polo - Standards based Internet content for K-12 lessons in all subject areas - http://www.marcopolo-education.org/

McREL - Lesson plans by standards for grades and subjects - http://www.mcrel.org/Standards-benchmarks/

Math Forum - Teacher developed math lessons - http://mathforum.org/

More Counting - Online math activities and lessons for elementary students - http://math.rice.edu/%7Elanius/counting/index2.html

Mr. Donn's Ancient History Site - Lesson plans, units, teaching resources and weblinks to everythng in the world of ancient history (Greece, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Rome, China, Africa, etc.) from a 6th grade history teacher. also includes links to games and maps. http://members.aol.com/donnandlee/

NASA Science - Links to current NASA research and classroom activities. Updated Thursdays - http://science.nasa.gov/

National Geographic Education - Lesson plans and resources on geography - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/

National Geographic GeoSpy - Interactive geography game -http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geospy/

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - A collection of interactive,web-based, virtual math manipulative for grades PS-12. Includes the following areas: number and operation, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probability - http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/vlibrary.html

Newsweek Teachers Guide - Curricular materials for current events and history - http://school.newsweek.com/

The New York Times Learning Network - The learning network of the New York Times provides teacher and student links for students in grades 3-12, as well as lesson plans, lesson plan archives and Newspaper in Education resources - http://www.nytimes.com/learning/

Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends - Links to history and social studies web sites from ancient civilizations, Renaissance, Crusades, American History (Colonial, Revolution, Civil War, Native Americans, Old West, Gold Rush, World Wars, 20th Century) -http://www.odinscastle.org/

PBS: Nature - Standards based science lessons, resources and video clips http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/teach.html

Project Based Learning Checklists - http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/

ReadWriteThink - International Reading Association website with lesson plans aligned with national standards for reading and writing, web resources and literature studies for grades K-12 - http://www.readwritethink.org/

Scholastic - Lesson plans, reproducibles and professional resources - http://teacher.scholastic.com/

SMILE Program - Teacher created science and math lessons in areas of : biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics - http://www.iit.edu/~smile/

Science Net Links - Standards based science lesson plans and ideas -http://www.sciencenetlinks.org

SCORE Virtual Fieldtrips - Lessons and resources for history and social science - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/

Smithsonian Lesson Plans - Classroom ready lesson plans and activities from the Smithsonian Institute - http://smithsonianeducation.org/educators/index.html

Social Studies Lesson Plans - Innovative lesson plans created by American teachers -http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Social_Studies

Social Studies Lessons and Activities - History and social studies lesson plans based on PBS programs: The American Experience and NOVA. Lessons organized by grade level and includes links to the Hawaii State Standards - http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/soc_stud.htm

Special Educator's Web Pages - SPED Resources - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Styx/7315/

Teaching History Online (lots of simulations) - http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/history.htm

Teacher's Corner - Lesson plans, seasonal suggestions, keypals and thematic units - http://www.theteacherscorner.net/

Teachers First - Collection of lessons and web resources listed by curricular area and updated weekly - http://www.teachersfirst.com/

Teachers Helping Teachers - Classroom teachers offer advice and tips - http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/

Teacher's Internet Use Guide - Design, develop, implement and evaluate standards based lessons using the Internet - http://www.rmcdenver.com/useguide/

Teachers.Net - Lesson plans by subject and grade - http://teachers.net/lessons/

Teaching PreK-8 - Oline version contains teacher resources and classroom activities - http://www.teachingk-8.com/

Teaching Tips - Teaching tips from the University of Hawaii - http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm

Timelines - Templates for making a horizontal or vertical time line - http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timelines/

Tom March's New Best WebQuests - Teaching with web based activities - http://bestwebquests.com/

Using Primary Documents on the Web - Overview for middle school students on using primary documents - http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/RUSA/

Utah Education Resources - Lesson plans in all content areas/grades - http://www.uen.org/k12educator/

Virtual Learning Resource Center Lesson Plans - http://www.virtuallrc.com/lessonplans.html

Web Quest Page web based learning activities - http://webquest.sdsu.edu/

Web Sites and Resources for Teachers - Browse categories that include lesson plans, instructional materials and on-line museum visits - http://www.sitesforteachers.com/resources_sharp/

Worksheet Generator - Disvovery School site to create individual worksheets or download by subject - http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/worksheetgenerator/

Worksheets for Teachers - Create your own or use ready make worksheets by subjects - http://www.worksheets4teachers.com/

MaMaMedia - Lesson plans, interactive games and educational weblinks that encourage exploration, expression and exchange of ideas for both students and teachers. http://www.mamamedia.com/areas/grownups/new/home.html


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RUBRICS/ASSESSMENT

Assessment and Rubric Information - Information about assessment, rubrics and report card comments - http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/assess.html

Assessment Strategies and Definitions - Developing different types of assessments - http://www.rmcdenver.com/useguide/assessme/definiti.htm

Chicago Public Schools Rubric Bank - http://intranet.cps.k12.il.us/Assessments/Ideas_and_Rubrics/ideas_and_rubrics.html

Creating Your Own Rubrics - Steps to follow and questions to ask as you develop personalized assessment rubrics - http://www.tcet.unt.edu/START/instruct/general/rubrics.htm

Fairfax County Public Schools: PALS:Performance Assessment for Language Students - http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OHSICS/forlang/PALS/rubrics?

Graphic Organizer - Provides a variety of graphic organizers complete with instructions and templates - http://www.graphic.org

Midlink Magazines Rubrics and Assessment Tools - http://www.ncsu.edu/midlink/ho.html

Project Based Learning:Checklist - Create checklists for various project types. Select grade level range to create customized, printable rubric - http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/

PALS (Performance Assessment Links in Science) - A standards-based, continually updated resource bank of science performance assessment tasks - http://www.pals.sri.com/

Rubistar - Create customized rubrics. Includes tutorial - http://rubistar.4teachers.org/

Rubric Generator - Personalize rubrics for assessment. Also includes other educational links, including calendar maker graphic organizer generator and worksheet generators - http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/

Rubrics and Evaluation Resources - General and multimedia project rubric templates in downloaded Excel spreadsheets - http://www.ncsu.edu/midlink/ho.html

Rubrics to the Rescue - A short discussion with additional links - http://www.teachersfirst.com/rubric.shtml

Rubrics for Teachers - Ready made rubrics and rubric generators - http://rubrics4teachers.com/

Rubrics for Web Lessons - Rationale for the use of rubrics and links to sample rubrics - http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/rubrics/weblessons.htm

University of Northern Iowa Professional Development Rubrics - Background reading on authentic assessment, sample rubrics and full text articles - http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/rubrics.shtml


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SCAFFOLDS/ORGANIZERS

Graphic Organizer Index - Examples from all content areas - http://www.teachervision.fen.com/page/6293.html

Graphic Organizer Generator - Create customized organizers - http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/graphic_org/

Graphic Organizers - Describes uses of organizers and examples http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/students/learning/lr1grorg.htm

KWLH Technique - Describes KWLH technique - http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/students/learning/lr1kwlh.htm

Laura Candler's File Cabinet - Includes Venn, KWL and concept mapping - http://home.att.net/~teaching/graporg.htm

Learning Network Printables - Examples from all content areas http://www.teachervision.com/lesson-plans/lesson-6293.html

SCORE Graphic Organizers - Examples of many different types of organizers - http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/torganiz.htm

Reception Scaffolds - Provides general information and gives examples of usage http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/staffdev/patterns2000/reception.html

Transformation Scaffolds - Provides general information and gives examples of usage http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/staffdev/patterns2000/transformation.html

WriteDesign Online Graphic Organizers - Provides general information on many different types of organizers as well as information on how to use it http://www.writedesignonline.com/organizers/


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ANTI-PLAGIARISM SOURCES (HOW TO STOP CHEATING)

Apple Learning Interchange - Suggestions on teaching plagiarism and guidelines for discouraging plagiarism - http://henson.austin.apple.com/edres/ellesson/elem-writplagerism.shtml

Cut and Paste Plagiarism - Preventing, detecting and tracking on-line plagiarism - http://www.uregina.ca/tdc/CutPastePlagiarism.htm

Instructor's Guide to Plagiarism - Helps determine whether a student is plagiarizing work from the Internet - http://www.plagiarized.com/

Plagiarism Court: You Be the Judge - Explains the components of plagiarism, offers tips to avoid plagiarism, and quiz to test your knowledge - http://library2.fairfield.edu/instruction/ramona/plugin.html

Plagiarism Stoppers for Teachers - http://www.ncusd203.org/central/html/where/plagiarism_stoppers.html

Virtual Salt: Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers - Learn strategies for handling Internet plagiarism. Includes prevention and detection strategies - http://www.virtualsalt.com/antiplag.htm


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PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS--> BROWSE THE EBSCO AND BRITANNICA DATABASES FIRST

ASCD Journals - Journal from the Administration, Supervision and Curriculum http://www.ascd.org/portal/site/ascd/menuitem.0545410c9839aadd12c7c91061a001ca/

Children's Sofware Revue - http://www.childrenssoftware.com/

Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood - Research journal - http://www.wwwords.co.uk/ciec/?

Current Issues in Education - http://cie.ed.asu.edu/

Early Childhood News - Focuses on children ages 0-8 http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com

Education Center - Home of the Mailbox - http://www.theeducationcenter.com/

Education Week on the Web - http://edweek.org

Electronic School - Focuses on school and technology - http://www.electronic-school.com/

From Now On - Educational technology journal for schools - http://fromnowon.org/

Harvard Education Letter - http://www.edletter.org/

Instructor Magazine - http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor.htm

Leading & Learning With Technology (ISTE) - http://www.iste.org/LL

Multimedia Schools - How to magazine addressing multiple technologies used in schools - http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/

NEA Today Online - http://www.newhorizons.org/

Reading Online - publication from International Reading Association - http://www.readingonline.org

Rethinking Schools - http://www.aasa.org/

School Library Journal - http://www.slj.com/

Special Education News - http://www.specialednews.com

TESL Journal - ESL teachers http://iteslj.org/

Technology and Learning - http://www.techlearning.com/

The Journal - Technology issues in the classroom - http://www.thejournal.com/

Technology as an Agent of Change in Teacher Practice – Article http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/vault/A3429.cfm


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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT

Hawaii Department of Education Professional Courses


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AWARD WINNING BOOKLISTS

Nene Award - Hawaii's award winning children's fiction book - http://nene.k12.hi.us/

Newbery Award - Best American children's book http://www.ala.org/alsc/newbery.html

Caldecott Award - Best American picture book http://www.ala.org/alsc/caldecott.html

Coretta Scott King Award http://www.ala.org/ala/emiert/corettascottkingbookaward/corettascott.htm

NCSS - Best trade books for social studies - http://www.socialstudies.org/resources/notable/

NSTA - Best trade books for science - http://www.nsta.org/ostbc



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CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

A to Z Teacher Stuff - Tips from other teachers and articles -http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Tips/Classroom_Management/

Classroom Management Links - Gateway site with links to 40 classroom management sites http://www.disciplinehelp.com/teacher/list.cfm?cause=All

Learn NC: Arranging Your Classroom - Explores issues such as classroom floor plans, environment and the use of bulletin boards as management tools. http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/2775

You Can Handle Them All - Identifies and explains over 100 classroom misbehaviors and tips for managing them. Part of The Master Teacher site. -http://www.disciplinehelp.com/teacher/list.cfm?cause=All

Works4Me Tips Library - Hosted by the National Education Association, includes more than 400 tips and solutions to managing classrooms. http://www.nea.org/tips/library.html


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READING/LA

Book Pals - Have famous celebrities read children's books aloud http://www.bookpals.net

ReadWriteThink - International Reading Association website with lesson plans aligned with national standards for reading and writing, web resources and literature studies for grades K-12 - http://www.readwritethink.org/

S.C.O.R.E. Cyberguides - literature lessons http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html

Chateau Meddybemps - Articles and strategies for teachers and parents of K-1 students. Also includes interactive games and activities. http://www.meddybemps.com

Database of Award Winning Children's Literature - Award winning books from US, Canada, Great Britain and Australia. http://www.dawcl.com

Gloria's Web Site - Online writing workshop featuring process writing for teachers. Includes an evaluation rubric for assessing how well teachers teach writing process. http://www.asdk12.org/staff/lloyd_pam/pages/writing

Literacy Center.Net - Interactive pre-reading and early reading activities for K-1 students. http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm

Web English Teacher - A collection of teacher resources for language arts: lesson plans, WebQuests, classroom activities, literature resources and writing resources. http://www.webenglishteacher.com/index.html

GameGoo - Standards based language arts games for K-2 students. http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/gooeyhome.html

Kizclub - Language arts games, web resources, worksheets for K-6 students and teachers. http://www.kizclub.com/

Gail Lovely - Excellent teacher resources in reading and language arts. Many resources for K-2 teachers. http://www.gaillovely.com

Reading Rocket Strategies, lessons and activities for helping struggling readers http://www.readingrockets.org/index.php

Professor Garfield's Teacher's Lounge Links for helping students with phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension http://www.professorgarfield.org/parents_teachers/links/comp_links.html

Into the Book - Interactive reading comprehension resource for teachers and students in Grades 1-4 http://reading.ecb.org

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MATH

More Counting - Online math activities and lessons for elementary students -http://math.rice.edu/%7Elanius/counting/index2.html

Math Forum - Teacher developed math lessons - http://mathforum.org/

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - A collection of interactive,web-based, virtual math manipulative for grades PS-12. Includes the following areas: number and operation, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probability -http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/vlibrary.html

A+ Math - Online, interactive math drills, games and worksheets. http://www.aplusmath.com

Coolmath4kids - Interactive math games, activities, demonstrations of scientific concepts and mathematical relationships for K-6 grade students. http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

Count Us In - Interactive games and activities to reinforce math concepts with K-2 students. http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/

E-Examples - Interactive math activities from the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Math). Each activity takes a NCTM standard (K-12) and brings it to life. http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/

Fun Mathematics Lessons by Cynthia Lanius - Math lessons and activities for K-6 students. http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons/

Math Cats - Interactive math related activities for elementary students. http://www.mathcats.com/contents.html

Math Forum@Drexel - Links to lesson plans, tools and resources for teaching all areas of math K-12. http://mathforum.org

Varnelle Moore's Primary Math Activities - Lesson plans, activities, projects and standards alignment for K-3 math teachers. Focus on algebra, fractions, geometry, measurement and symmetry. http://mathforum.org/varnelle/index.html

Math That Counts - Links to web resources and games for all grade levels and areas of math: math games, problem solving, teaching games, geometry, rational numbers, etc. http://maththatcounts.com

E-Lab - Interactive math games for students. http://harcourtschool.com/elab/index.html

Pythagorean Theorem - Quick, interactive take on the Pythagorean theorem. http://www.ies.co.jp/math/java/geo/pythagoras.html

Shading - Interactive game working with fractions http://www.interactivestuff.org/sums4fun/shade.html

Interactivate - Interactive activities for students as well as lesson plans for teachers based on math strands such as numbers and operations, geometry, algebra, probability, etc. http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/

Play a Virtual Market - Interactive stock trading game http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/stockmarket/playwave.html

Culturally Situated Design Tools - Integrates math with history and culture http://www.rpi.edu/~eglash/csdt.html

Math in Daily Life - Explains situations where math is important for everyday life.

http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/

Math Jingles - Songs about math which includes the words and links to music http://www.harcourtschool.com/jingles/jingles_all/jingles_menu04.html

Brain Teasers - Problem solving brain teasers for grades 3-8 http://www.eduplace.com/math/brain/

21st Century Manipulatives in the Elementary Math Classroom - Collection of links to math lesson plans, activities, games and virtual manipulatives http://www.gaillovely.com/21st%20Century%20Manipulatives.htm


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SCIENCE

American Museum of Natural History Science Bulletin - The latest developments in the field of science including standards based science lesson plans, activities and links to NASA and the AMNH resources - http://sciencebulletins.amnh.org/

Bug Info - Information on insects from the Smithsonian Institute - http://www.si.edu/resource/faq/nmnh/buginfo

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education: Math and science teacher resources including lesson plans http://www.enc.org/?ls=bc

FOSSWEB - Website of inquiry based FOSS science curriculum - http://lhsfoss.org/fossweb/teachers/index.html

NOVA Online Activities - Science activities and materials - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/

Ology: American Museum of Natural History Science Site for Kids - Interactive site that includes games, question/answer and science lesson plans - http://ology.amnh.org/index.html

PBS: Nature - Standards based science lessons, resources and video clips -http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/teach.html

Savage Seas - Information, games, animation about the ocean - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageseas/

Science Net Links - Standards based science lesson plans and ideas -http://www.sciencenetlinks.org

Science News for Kids - Information, games, teacher resources on science -http://www.sciencenewsforkids.com/

Shedd Aquarium - Information, photographs and lesson plans on marine animals http://www.sheddaquarium.org/

Switch Zoo - Interactive game on animals. Students can switch body parts of animals to create virtual zoo. Includes lesson plans. http://www.switchzoo.com/default.htm

ESTEME Web Site Gallery - A collection of the best science, technology and math resources for K-12 teachers. Includes games and exercises that teach problem solving. Highlighted areas include: Numbers, Living Things, Earth and Environment, Physical World, Machines and Inventions, Human and Culture, Human Body, the Universe and Science Collections. http://www.esteme.org/gallery/

San Francisco Exploratorium - Online science activities, exhibitions, webcasts, hands on activities and experiments. http://www.exploratorium.edu/

NASA Education Enterprise - Science lesson plans, newsletters, curriculum resources, activities and outreach contacts for K-12 educators -http://www.education.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Science Learning Network - Links to science web resources, museums and activities for K-12 teachers. http://www.sln.org/ More Counting - Online math activities and lessons for elementary students -http://math.rice.edu/%7Elanius/counting/index2.html

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SOCIAL STUDIES

American Memory Lesson Page - Social studies and literature lesson plans from the Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/index.html

American Presidents - Find out brief biographical information on the presidents -http://americanpresident.org/

Asia For Educators - Lesson plans, websites, resources on all aspects of Asia (art, language, literature, geography, society & culture, politics, government, history, inventions) - http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/

Benjamin Franklin and His Ideas - An introduction into this important scientist - http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/inventor/inventor.html

Best History Websites - Lesson plans, activities, games, and other resources for all areas of history - http://www.besthistorysites.net/about.shtml

Colonial House - Find out what is like to live in New England in 1621 - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse

Daily Life in Ancient Rome - Interactive site that describes what it was like to live in ancient Rome - http://oldworld.sjsu.edu/ancientrome/

Eyewitness to History - First person accounts of American history - http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/

FirstGov: State Photo Galleries - Pictures and links from each of the fifty states - http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Graphics_State.shtml

History Detectives - Solve historical mysteries using the tools of a historian - http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/index.html

Lesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies Teachers - Clearinghouse of resources, including web links http://csun.edu/~hcedu013/

Library of Congress "Portals to the World" - Information on countries of the world - http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

Middle Ages - Find out what it is like to live in the Middle Ages - http://www.learner.org/exhibits/middleages

Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends - Links to history and social studies web sites from ancient civilizations, Renaissance, Crusades, American History (Colonial, Revolution, Civil War, Native Americans, Old West, Gold Rush, World Wars, 20th Century) - http://www.odinscastle.org/

National Geographic Education - Lesson plans and resources on geography - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/

National Geographic GeoSpy - Interactive geography game - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geospy/

Newsweek Teachers Guide - Curricular materials for current events and history - http://school.newsweek.com/

Plimoth Plantation: You are the Historian - Interactive site which has students use primary documents to investigate the events of 1621's first thanksgiving - http://www.plimoth.org/education/olc/index_js2.html

Rulers - Information on all world rulers, leaders and heads of state dating from 1700 - http://rulers.org/

SCORE Virtual Fieldtrips - Lessons and resources for history and social science - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/

Social Studies Lesson Plans - Innovative lesson plans created by American teachers - http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Social_Studies

Social Studies Lessons and Activities - History and social studies lesson plans based on PBS programs: The American Experience and NOVA. Lessons organized by grade level and includes links to the Hawaii State Standards - http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/soc_stud.htm

Teaching History Online (lots of simulations) http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/history.htm

Using Primary Documents on the Web - Overview for middle school students on using primary documents http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/RUSA/


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ART & MUSIC



Artist's Toolkit - Interactive site that teaches children from grade 4 and up the basic principals of line, shape, color and design - http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/



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