PK Life Science, PK Earth & Space Science, and PK Physical Science
PowerKnowledge is a content-driven, visually stimulating, media-rich online Science resource. Toggle between Earth & Science, Physical Science, and Life Science!
Discover online multimedia resources. Bring books and authors to life! If you read fiction and nonfiction books in any discipline or setting, this database of instructional materials will enliven your K-12 reading and library activities.
Discovery Education - United Streaming
Streaming videos, curricular resources, assessment resources, professional development, and so much more! For 2010-2011, we also have access to a great Nutrition database with a ton of lesson plans and activities related to health and nutrition.
Bookflix by Scholastic
Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Time for Kids - Teacher's Page
News, lessons, resources, quizzes... Use this site to enhance lessons that you use with Time Magazine in the classroom. Extension activities updated with current issue; archival resources available also.
Audacity - Free Audio Editor and Recorder
Free, open-source software for recording and editing sounds. Overlay these recordings on your Animoto movies for a brilliant effect.
Make awesome videos using your pictures, video clips, and music. After clicking on the link, scroll down to the bottom left and click on "Animoto for... education". Sign up using your CHCLC information and enjoy longer videos and more space! Please remember - it takes about 2 weeks for your user information to be accepted, so please plan accordingly and enjoy!
Lists, lists, and more lists of wikis, blogs, podcasts, and other widgets, apps, and sites that will give you tons of ideas for your classroom!
Promethean Planet - Interactive Whiteboard Lessons (through National Geographic)
Created by teachers, for teachers, Promethean Planet is a unique teaching, sharing and support community—your place to connect, create, and change the classroom!
This link can be used with your subscription of "National Geographic: Explorer" magazine.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Hosted by Discovery Education, a "categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning." In one word... AWESOME!
Resources for De Bono's Six Hats
Good resources and PowerPoints for teaching the Six Hats concept of critical thinking and problem solving.
Teaching children about online safety is very important! Find out how using these articles from Yahoo (also link to Wired Safety from this site!).
Great resources for ages 7+.
What is it? Why cyberbully? What's the law? Find out here.