Friday, September 28, 2007

My 3 reasons to join the K12Online Conference

You can see other reasons here!
1. I could take online workshops anytime I wanted.
2. I was able to comment to, listen to, view presentations with others from around the planet.
3. I was able to sign up for graduate credit!!!

I had so much fun attending last I, I signed on and was to chose to present. Join in the fun.

Check out the teasers and choose your own staff development.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Great Research Sites for students K-6.

Here are some good research sites for kids, they may need some supervision to get things in the correct search spaces.
Kids Tools for searching the Internet

KidsClick!- designed by librarians

Time for Kids Homework Helper


Big6Kids a great place to organize

Marvel KIDS- Maine's virtual Library- you will need your library card and bar code number!
At Marvel, you will also be able to search by reading level.

Yahooligans- now Yahoo Kids

Ask Jeeves for Kids

CIA Factbook

These are the first research sites that come to the front of the pack. Remember that although these sites are rated for children K-6, there are still items that may not be appropriate for your student. Internet research should always be done with adults supervising.l