Other Great Links

These are links suggested by teachers and students at Sloan-Hendrix and are found under the following categories

Education / Language Arts / History & Social Studies / Science and Math / The Arts / Internet, Technology , & Business  / Culture / Government / Research and Reference / Graphics/Fonts/Midis/Wavs / News / Sports, Recreation, and Hunting / Entertainment / Health / Regional Interest / Search Tools for Schools / Search Engines


Education

http://www.nytimes.com/learning - The New York Times Learning Network
http://fen.com/ - Family Education Network
http://www.kaptest.com/ - Kaplan:  World Leader in Test Prep, Admissions, and Tutoring
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/terrorism/index.html - America Attacks:  The War on Terrorism
ThinkWave - Interactive communication tool for parents and teachers. Provides good FREE gradebook.
The Global School House - a public service organization that focuses on using communications technologies to support learning.
The Academy of Achievement - Brings students face to face with extraordinary individuals who helped shape the 20th century.
The Learning Odyssey - an online program that enables students to do schoolwork on any Internet-linked computer.  The program offers a comprehensive, individualized curriculum for grades 1-8.
Worksheets, Teaching Tips, and Rubics - http://teach-nology.com
Lesson Bank
- a source of field-tested unit plans for classroom teachers.
Lightspan PageOne - This site helps educators quickly locate relevant, grade-appropriate and educator-reviewed Web sites.
Disney Learning - an extensive online resource for educators.
Discovery Channel - http://www.discovery.com/
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/ - Creat rubrics for your project based learning activiites
Dear Parents - Sound Advice on Technology and Learning - http://www.dearparents.com/
Educational Index - a guide to the best and the most useful educational sites on the web - http://www.educationindex.com/
Education Place: Resources for elementary school teachers, students, and parents. - http://www.eduplace.com/
Yahooligans: The Web Guide for Kids - http://www.yahooligans.com/
Science Adventures - http://www.scienceadventures.com/
College Net - Go to College - Change the World - http://www.collegenet.com/
Academic.com - a fully interactive library of online supplemental course material that can enhance any 
            Web based course or simply help a student in need of some targeted review. - http://www.academic.com/
ScholarshipTRAK - a free online database of scholarships and student loan sources for college and graduate students.


Language Arts
TeenLit - Forum for teen writers to publish and discuss their writing.
The Encyclopedia Mythica - covers folklore, mythology, and legend.
The Academy of American Poets - Presenting the works, lives, and discussion groups on noted American poets
A Students History of American Literature - History of American Lit. from colonial period to recent times.
The Shakespeare Web - Dedicated to understanding and enjoying Shakespeare's plays and other works.
Word Central - a place where students can enhance their language skills.
Poetry.com - the international library of poetry.  Over 1.7 million poems.  Contests.


History & Social Studies
President - A great launching spot, with links to presidential libraries and sites focused on particular presidents.
The American Memory Historical Collections - The Library of Congress collection of history and culture.
History Games and Activities - Provides games, projects, and activities for the enjoyment of learning history.


Science and Math
The Science Page - SHHS teacher Mr. Hailey's links to great science related pages.
Extreme Science - Covers the deepest, greatest, thickest, and biggest of them all.
NASA's Classroom of the Future - Develops and conducts research on technology based learning materials
Explore the Sea - Dedicated to exploring the splendors of the sea.
Explore the Sky - Dedicated to exploring the wonders of the sky.
Topics in Mathematics - Find links to various Web resources on mathematics.
K12 Science - The site helps students and educators around the world connect and learn about science, mathematics and other technology.
Math.com - offers unlimited access to 60 free, interactive multimedia lessons covering algebra, geometry, and basic mathematics.
Chem Balancer - free online game teaches high school chemistry students how to balance equations.
Know Zone - an online tool that enables students in grades 3-8 prepare for standardized math tests.


The Arts
WorldWide Arts Resources - Offers the definitive, gateway to artists, museums, galleries, art history, etc.
Smithsonian Intitution - http://www.si.edu
Artnet.com - http://www.artnet.com
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - http://the-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare
Renaissance Faire - http://renaissance-faire.com/


Internet, Technology, & Business
CRN - The Newsweekly for Builders of Technology Solutions - http://www.crn.com/
SafeSurf - The Original Internet Rating System - http://www.safesurf.com/
http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/index.php - Practical Money Skills for Life
Cnet.com - The Source for Computing and Technology - http://www.cnet.com/
ZDNet - Where Technology Takes You - http://www.zdnet.com/
Boing Boing
- A directory of wonderful things on the Web
Free-programs.com -  The best freeware on the web
http://library.thinkquest.org/25485/index.html - Computers - The Past, Present, and Future
Tucows - Another great place for freeware - http://www.tucows.com
Business Education Lesson Plans and Resources - http://www.angelfire.com/ks/tonyaskinner/index.html


Culture
Parent Soup - http://www.parentsoup.com/
http://www.kids-online.net - The Online Place for Internet Kids
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Culture - http://hirsch.cosy.sbg.ac.at/www_virtual_library_culture.html
American Association of Retired Persons - http://www.aarp.org/
Disney - Where the Magic Lives On-Line - http://disney.go.com/park/homepage/today/flash/index.html


Government
The Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State - http://travel.state.gov/
Speakout.com - Polictics, Activism, Political Issues, Government, and Elections - http://speakout.com/
The Federal Trade Commission Homepage - Working for Consumer Protection and a Competitive Marketplace - http://www.ftc.gov/
U.S. Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/ 
U.S. Department of Education - http://www.ed.gov/
National Archives and Records Administration - http://www.nara.gov/
FedWorld - Makes It Easy to Locate Government Information - http://www.fedworld.gov/
The White House Homepage - http://www.whitehouse.gov/
U.S. Department of Treasury - http://www.ustreas.gov/
U.S. Department of Justice - http://www.usdoj.gov/
The Bureau of Labor Statistics - In depth job descriptions and salaries - http://stats.bls.gov/
Salary.com - Median average incomes - http://www.salary.com/
Congress.org - Write to Congress, State Legislators, The President, and others, and check on recent votes by your representatives - http://www.congress.org/


Research and Reference
National Geographic - A tool for teachers and their students to link to interactive adventures, virtual expeditions, and printable maps.
http://www.factmonster.com - Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help
How Stuff Works - This site offers current, practical content explaining everything from how the engine in your car works to what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold.  Simple explanations to complex subjects.
The Library of Congress Home Page - http://lcweb.loc.gov/homepage/
Biography - The Worlds Best Biographies - http://www.biography.com/index.html
The Ultimate Yellow Pages - Find Businesses in Yellow Pages Across the Internet - http://www.theultimates.com/yellow/
Merriam Webster Online - The Language Center - http://www.m_w.com/netdict.htm
The History Channel - http://www.historychannel.com/
whatis.com Technology Terminology - Technology Terminology dictionary
Dictionary.com - Self explanatory


Graphics/Fonts/Midis/Wavs/MP3
AngelWinks Home Page - Angel graphics and angel links
W56 Home Page - Clipart, Midi, Lyrics, and more
Bells and Whistles - This site brings you absolutely free website graphics, javascripts, resources, hard to find html, and many other useful things.
Clipart.Com - The Net's Best Clipart, Font, Photo and Web Graphic Links
The Wav Place, Cartoon Show Sounds - Free sound files
FindSounds.com  - Search the Web for Sounds
CoolText.com - Where YOU make the image!!
Free Clipart, illustrations, and photographs - http://www.classroomclipart.com
MS Clip Gallery Live - Clipart, digital photos, sounds, etc...all free - 
Fontface.com - free fonts
Freeplaymusic.com - free music that can be used in projects
School related backgrounds and clipart - http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/instructor24/graphics.htm
 

 


News
National Public Radio
USA Today
US News Online
NewsCentral - links to most of the newspapers that are online: over 3,500 of them.
CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/
Reuters - The World’s Leading Provider of Financial Information and News - http://www.reuters.com/
Time.com - http://www.time.com/time/index.html
The Wall Street Journal Home Page - http://public.wsj.com/home.html
ABC News - http://abcnews.go.com/
USA Today News and Information Homepage - http://www.usatoday.com/
Washington Post Home Front - http://www.washingtonpost.com/
The New York Times on the Web - http://www.nytimes.com/


Sports, Recreation, and Hunting
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Pro Bass Networks
National Wildlife Federation Homepage
Bass Pro Shop
PGA Tour.com and Golf Web - http://www.golfweb.com/
CNNSI.com from CNN and Sports Illustrated - http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/
CBS Sportsline.com - http://cbs.sportsline.com/
Sporting News - http://www.sportingnews.com/
ESPN - http://espn.com
NBA.com - http://www.nba.com/
The best site for information on the White Tail Deer - http://www.whitetaildeer.com
The ultimate hunting web site - http://www.huntinglinks.com/


Entertainment
Amazon.com - http://www.amazon.com/
Startrek - The Official Startrek Website - http://www.startrek.com/
TV Guide On-Line - http://www.tvguide.com/
DC Comics On-Line - http://www.dccomics.com/
Moviefone.com - http://www.moviefone.com/
Internet Movie Database - http://www.imdb.com/
Hollywood.com - Your Entertainment Source for Movies - http://www.hollywood.com/
Screenit - Entertainment Reviews for Parents - http://www.screenit.com/
Windows Media Radio Tuner - Radio Station Guide


Health
Epicurious - As Into Food As You Are - http://www.epicurious.com/
Dietetics.com - A Worldwide Network Organization of Nutrition and Dietetic Professionals - http://www.dietetics.com/
Healthcareforums.com _ Your Comprehensive Guide to Health Resources - http://www.healthcareforums.com/
Healthworld Online - Home for Self-Managed Care - http://www.healthy.net/
Healthfinder - Your guide to reliable health information - http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Lifelines @ Work - For Health, Productivity, and Effectiveness - http://www.lifelines.com/
The New England Journal of Medicine - http://content.nejm.org/
The Physician Advisor - Lloyd Ito, MD - http://www.phys_advisor.com/


Regional Interest
Homestore.com - The Number One House and Home Network - http://www.homestore.com/
Newpaperlinks - The Gateway to Your Local Newspaper - http://www.newspaperlinks.com/home.cfm
The U.S. Postal Service - http://www.usps.gov/
Weather.com - http://www.weather.com/
USA CityLink - The internet's most comprehensive listing of states and cities 
                        offering information on travel, tourism, and relocation. -  http://usacitylink.com/


Search Tools for Schools
4kids - A gateway to safe, interesting sites.
KidsClick - A Web search for kids by Librarians


Search Engines

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