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Author's Sites

Jan Brett - Activity page for this site...Interactive Activities!

Contemporary Authors to find biographical information, lists of writing, plus much more about current authors from a database of over 120,000 entries. (PASSWORD: hast_log)

Keyboarding

Kindersite Project- Kindersite Project for ALL preschool and Kindergarten age children and English learners.

Typing Invaders - Type the words or group of letters under the creatures before they reach the bottom of the game.

Power Typing - Learn typing with free online typing lessons. Online typing games are great for kids and up. Take a timed test to find your typing speed.

Dance Mat Typing from BBC - great for young beginners

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level1.shtml

Peter's Online Typing Course

http://www.typing-lessons.org/

Typing Practice

http://www.mrkent.com/kb/typing.asp

http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/typing/index.htm

Typing Test of Speed and Accuracy

http://www.mrkent.com/kb/kbtest.asp

http://www.mrkent.com/typingtest/index.htm

Learn 2 Type - Typing Test

http://learn2type.com/index.cfm?action=TypingTest&;;reset=0122029

Typing Speed Test

http://library.thinkquest.org/18709/data/practice.html

Practice Your Typing Online

http://www.columbiacounty.net/online~typing~test.html

Typing Lessons and Review for QWERTY

http://www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html

Bubbles Typing Game

http://www.typingmaster.com/individuals/bubbles.asp

Keyboard Matching

http://www.quia.com/mc/379559.html

Keyboard Concentration

http://www.quia.com/cc/379558.html

Rags to Riches (like Millionaire) You must "number" your fingers to answer these - Pointer=1, Middle=2, Ring=3, and Pinkie=4

http://www.quia.com/rr/85095.html

Keyboard Phrases

http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=1889927875&;;AP_activityType=7&AP_urlId=95821&AP_continuePlay=true&id=95821

Keyboard Jeopardy

http://www.quia.com/cb/84277.html

Keyboard Multiple Choice

http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=405684129&;;AP_activityType=3&AP_urlId=398919&AP_continuePlay=true398919

Matching Terms

http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=192947364&;;AP_activityType=14&AP_urlId=65104&AP_continuePlay=true&id=65104

Thinking of Food

http://www.powertyping.com/typing_games/typing_game_5/typing_game_5.html

Trees-Animals-Words-Numbers

http://www.powertyping.com/trees.shtml

Typing Games with Music

Barracuda

http://www.powertyping.com/baracuda/baracuda.htm

Foggies

http://www.powertyping.com/fog/foggies.html

Language Arts

BRAIN POP -

PBS Kids - Poetry lessons and examples

Primary Games - Language Arts games and challenges

StarFall - Learn to read at Starfall

Stone Fox WebQuest - A multitude of activities centering on the story.

Website Sleuth - 2C's Detective Web Quest

AR QUIZ CHECK- Check your books for AR quiz availability and level.

Education Place - Free games, activities, and resources for students studying math, reading, social studies and science.

Kindersite Project- Kindersite Project for ALL preschool and Kindergarten age children and English learners.

Math

AAA Math - Flashcards, Games, etc.

A+ Math - Flashcards, Games, etc.

Arithmattack - Drill work with top factor control.

Coolmath4kids - An amusement park of math and more.

Education Place -Free games, activities, and resources for students studying math, reading, social studies and science.

Daily Sudoku - The latest in logic enhancement! Get a new printable puzzle daily & choose your level of difficulty.

Ghost Blasters (Odd) - Practice recognizing odd numbers.

Ghost Blasters (Even) - Practice recognizing even numbers.

Interactive Mathematics - Manipulatives for all grade levels.

Kid's Place Houghton Mifflin Brain Teasers K-6

Kid's Place Houghton Mifflin Mathematics K-6

Kindersite Project- Kindersite Project for ALL preschool and Kindergarten age children and English learners.

Math Goodies-math help featuring interactive lessons, worksheets, and homework help.

MathsIsFun - The main content of the site is aimed at basic math skills.

Math Mayhem - Math facts...compete against others online!

The Ruler Game - Use this game to improve how you read a ruler.

Sudoku - Fact Monsters' interactive Sudoku game.

Sudoku for Kids - Printables for multiple ages & how to tips!

Fraction Help - Real Help With Fractions

Is Finally Here!

Mathematician Websites:

http://math.about.com/od/mathematicians/Mathematicians.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mathematicians

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_female_mathematicians

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html

http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/chronology.html

Miscellaneous

A Bear Named Boy - A beary nice website!

Diamond Ranch Website - National Cowboy Museum

Excel,PowerPoint,Word - Free downloads of Microsoft products for viewing purposes only.

Fact Monster - Great resource of information all topics!

Fun Brain - Another great source of fun & learning.

Kindersite Project- Kindersite Project for ALL preschool and Kindergarten age children and English learners.

Official Olympic Website

Olympic Website for Kids - Check out the Winter Base Camp!

Olympic Website for USA - There is a Nebraskan Bobsledder!

PBS Kids - Arthur's Games - Variety of activities

Primary Games - The fun place to learn!

Scholastic - A great source to help children learn!

Scholastic Kids - For the younger readers.

USFA Kids - Fire Administration for Kids

Weekly Reader for Kids -

Music

SFS Kids - Symphony Kids' Website

Note Trainer -

Kindersite Project- Kindersite Project for ALL preschool and Kindergarten age children and English learners.

Physical Education

Gmaps Pedometer - Google's superb mapping application to help record distances traveled during a running or walking workout.

Quiz Bowl Sites

I Know That - Curriculum based activities.

Internet 4 Classrooms - More curriculum based activities.

Knowledge Master Questions - Multitude of practice questions.

Quiz Bowl - More practice for academic competition.

Quiz Hub - Challenge yourself in a variety of ways!

World Almanac for Kids - Reference for many facts.

Research/Reference

EBSCOhost/NoveList - EBSCOhost offers full-text magazine articlesfor over 400 general interest magazines, including Consumer Reports. NoveList is a guide to fiction- find new authors and titles. (ID: S4633474 PASSWORD: P0002807)

Nebraska Access- NebraskAccess offers free online access to current magazines, journals, newspapers, genealogy and business information to all Nebraska residents. The Nebraska Library Commission provides these resources with funding from the State of Nebraska. (Nebraska Driver's License Required)

SIRS - Provides comprehensive full-text articles provide access to a wide variety of sources. Topics range from family, health and business to economics, world affairs, science and government. (ID: ne0057h PASSWORD: 68901)

Acronym Search Over 40,000 acronyms and abbreviations in many categories, including chat, computer, military, finance, accounting, airports, sports, and classified.

Bare Bones 101 A quick and easy online Internet tutorial.

Bartleby.com Search for a quotation, a word in the dictionary, even play an audio pronunciation.

Common Errors in English Find correct word and grammar usage.

Ditto.com Search for images on the Web or browse images by category. 500 million new pictures are available.

FreePatentsOnline Provides fast, free access to all U.S. patents and patent applications, partial European data, free PDF downloading, free account features, more.

Historic American Sheet Music by Duke University Library Comprehensive collection of 19th and early 20th century American sheet music in digital reproduction.

HowStuffWorks Explains everything from autos to home appliances to the human body to the Internet, and much, much more.

LibrarySpot Covers acronyms, how-to sites, literary criticism, ZIP codes and more. Great for students of all ages.

OneLook Dictionary Search Search engine that locates terms in online dictionaries, offers a wide variety of sources.

OnlineConversion.com Convert over 5,000 kinds of measurements.

Polley Music Library Find the music of old Nebraska via a sheet music digitization project from Lincoln City Libraries' Polley Music Library.

Quoteland Quotes by topic or author, sports quotes, and quotes for special occasions.

refdesk.com "The single best source for facts." Thesauri, almanacs, currency converters, site of the day.

RhymeZone Rhyming dictionary, Shakespeare concordance, and quotation finder.

WhatIs.com An encyclopedia of technology terms only. Search by keyword or browse the index.

WordReference.com Free online translation dictionaries in Spanish, French, and Italian.

YourDictionaryMore than 1800 dictionaries and more than 250 languages, grammar guides and more.

Science

Chem4Kids - Matter, atoms, elements, reactions, & much more.

Chickscope - Embryology: The 21-day chick lifecycle.

Kids' Planet - Interesting facts, games, & quizzes about animals.

KinderKorner - Ocean life activities.

Magic School Bus - Various themes for young scientists.

Primary Games - Ocean Activities

Dinosaur Websites:

Billy Bear's Land O' Dinosaurs

Dino Dictionary

Dinosaur Playground &Dino Fun - Interactive dinosaur games.

Dinosaur WebQuest - A WebQuest for Grade Two.

Zoom Dinosaurs

Space Websites:

BNSC - Learning Zone - The Learning Zone for Space!

NASA Kids

Space - Virtual tours of outer space.

Space Place - Fun facts about Earth, space, & technology!

Star Child - A learning center for young astronomers!

Education Place - Free games, activities, and resources for students studying math, reading, social studies and science.

Seasonal Games

Animated Halloween &Thanksgiving &Christmas

Primary Games-Christmas

Primary Games-Halloween

Primary Games - Holiday Fun - Activities & games all seasons

Primary Games - Thanksgiving

What's Hatching? - Easter Activities orHoliday Graphics

North Pole - Christmas and Holiday Activities

Social Studies

50 States - A multitude of facts about each state

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government - Select age & topic

Flag Database - Flags of the World can be found here!

Geobee - National Geographic Bee

Japan - Joseph Wu's Origami Page

Japan - Kids Web Japan

Kids Online - Our World Neighbors

Immigration - Scholastic's look at "Immigration: Stories of Yesterday & Today"

Nebraska History - Nebraska State Historical Society

Nebraska Studies - Access photos, documents, videos & more!

Sheppard Games - Learn states, capitals, & much more!

Sheppard Games - Learning World Continents & Oceans.

VA Kids, K-5th - Appreciate our Veterans, learn about Veterans' Day & other interesting facts.

Vietnam - A Children's Guide

Where I Came From - A place where students can research their heritage.

The American Presidency - Great site for information about the American Presidency.

World Atlas - Great source for information!!

Enchanted Learning - Explorers

Education Place - Free games, activities, and resources for students studying math, reading, social studies and science.

Teacher Resources

AOL @ School - K-12 Classroom Resources

BNSC - British National Space Centre

Education Oasis - Provides ideas, information, and inspiration!

Internet 4 Classrooms - Standards based activities & more!

Kid Sites - Guide to the best kids websites by topics.

Mouse TV -

Nebraska Career Connections - Get students thinking about their future.

PowerMedia Plus - Digital media at your fingertips!

Ron Clark Academy - Great teacher resource section!

Scholastic Computer Lab Favorites - Here are all the quick, compelling one-session activities you need to incorporate interactive learning and technology into your curriculum.

Nebraska Access- Free online access to current magazines, journals, newspapers, genealogy and business information to all Nebraska residents.