Technology Workshop Resources

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Resources for All Ages

http://www.moma.org/
You can learn about modern art in an interactive style. Tour the Museum of Modern Art in New York, learn about famous artists, and actively participate in creating some of your own artwork.

http://www.picassohead.com/
Create your own abstract face art! You can create, view, save, and print your masterpieces.

http://www.khanacademy.org/
This is an organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere. The web site isn't pretty, but the content is receiving a lot of accolades, and a growing number of students are benefiting from Khan's work.

http://www.shmoop.com/
Shmoop offers an excellent collection of fun and lively study guides created by teachers and education experts. The site provides guides to literature, bestselling books, poetry, Shakespeare, U.S. history, civics, music, economics, and more.

http://www.funbrain.com/
(Grades K through 8): This popular site from Pearson Education features ‘Arcades' specific to Math and Reading, along with the ‘Classic Funbrain' games such as Math Baseball and Grammer Gorillas.

http://truddentechnology.hcpss.wikispaces.net/CESInternetWeblinks
This is a webpage that has links to many educational websites for math, literacy, science, and the arts.

http://www.gopromocodes.com/online-learning-games

This resource was suggested by schoars at the Westwood Youth Group. Thanks Ms. Kim for e-mailing us to add a resource to our page!

Resources for K-2

http://www.starfall.com
This is a great website for students to practice letter names, sounds, and beginning reading skills.

http://www.primarygames.com/
(Grades K through 6): Lots of fun games here, covering common subjects like Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and more.

Resources for Grades 3-5

http://www.mathplayground.com/
This site is intended for elementary and middle school students. Site visitors can play math games, solve logic problems, watch math videos, and much more.

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/
(Grades 3 and up): This site features a variety of interactive games and leans towards various science and history based adventures and activities, rather than the traditional subjects-specific types of games on many other sites. There's a lot of cool stuff here, like Fossil Hunts, Journey to the Edge, Rhino Rescue, Monster Fish of the Congo, Earth in Balance, and How Taboo are You?

http://dsc.discovery.com/
(Grades 3 and up): Dozens of activities, organized into 4 interactive categories: games, quizzes, and puzzles.

Resources for Grades 6-8

http://bookbuilder.cast.org/
Middle school scholars who visit this site can create, publish, and share their own digital books online. They can also read free digital books created by other people.

http://www.readprint.com/
Read Print is a free online library that contains thousands of novels, poems, plays, and stories in the public domain. Site visitors can search for books by author, title, or genre.

http://freerice.com/
This UN World Food Program site teaches civic responsibility while quizzing visitors on everything from English grammar and vocabulary to chemical symbols and pre-algebra. For every multiple choice trivia question that site visitors answer correctly, the UN donates ten grains of rice to help feed the hungry.

http://www.whyville.net/
Whyville helps middle school scholars learn about art history, science, journalism, civics, and economics through exploration and communication. As Whyville citizens, students can play games, chat with friends, and much more.

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/
(Grades 6 and up + Higher Ed): As stated on the site, "These games and simulations, based on Nobel Prize-awarded achievements, will teach and inspire you while you're having FUN!" This site offers challenging fun for middle school students, high school students, college students, and adults.

 

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