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   Learning to use technology
Sites use in and out of the classroom designed to help students understand technology such as computers.

  Kindergarten web sites

   First Grade Web Sites

  Second Grade Web Sites

   Third Grade Web Sites

  Fourth grade websites

   Earth Day

Kid safe games for kids to play.

   Online Books


   Social studies/History

  Research Tools

Authors and Illustrators on the Web
"The Internet has become a great source of information about a great many children's writers and illustrators. The websites listed here include authors' personal websites and websites maintained by fans, scholars, and readers."

Kid's Tools for searching the Net
Provides links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, kid search engines, and educational web sites.

"The ARTHUR Web site is the online companion to the popular ARTHUR television series airing daily on PBS Kids. Like the show, the site targets kids between the ages of four and eight. It supports the same educational goals as the program: literacy and the modeling of positive social and problem-solving skills.
" - PBS

Minnesota Historical Society
"The Minnesota Historical Society is a private, non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849 to preserve and share Minnesota history. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota's past through interactive and engaging museum exhibits, extensive libraries and collections, 25 historic sites, educational programs and book publishing." - MHS

"Holidays on the Net is a beautifully done collection of multimedia holiday celebrations...More than just works of art, though, each holiday celebration also offers a wealth of information about the holiday, including its history and holiday-related activities."

Reading is Fundamental: Game Station
This website provides reading and writing practice for young students with spelling games, word puzzles, bilingual activities, and more. In the site's Writer's Block section, kids from around the country can contribute to a collaborative story each month, then read what other students have added to see how their story turns out.