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Books On-Line - Big Universe lets you read, create and share childrens' books on-line

Curriculum - Clever Island teaches children the fundamental skills they need to know in order to succeed in school and in life. Children explore, interact and learn on this award winning, self contained educational website, where characters come alive and learning becomes fun. In this magical world, the animations, colors and sound effects will guarantee hours of learning and quality funtime for your child. Check it out today.

Digital Storytelling - Animoto provides an array of tools for creating videos for digital storytelling in your classroom.

Games - Reading and Math - ABCya! is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities elementary students to learn on the web. All children's educational computer games and activities free primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn. ABCya! games and activities incorporate content areas such as math and reading while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first grade games are equipped w for were created or approved by certified teachers. ABCya! educational games are ith sound to enhance understanding. and are modeled from Great kids Holiday games and activities are available in grade level sections!

Resources - Kids.gov is a site hosted by the Federal Government with resources for grades K through 8 in art, technology, money, careers, math, health, social studies, science, language arts and more. 

Spelling-  Spelling City is an online spelling practice site. Teachers or students can enter their word list into the site, and it will generate online practice games and tests, as well as some printable worksheets. The wow factor? It reads not only the spelling words to the students, but it also generates the word in a sentence, and reads the sentence as part of the online practice and test.

Worksheets - Super Teacher Worksheets is a site that has tons of worksheets resources for both language arts and mathematics.  Why re-invent the wheel when you might find what you are looking for here first!

WritingCanTeach Writing and journal prompts

Writing - My StoryMaker lets you control characters and objects - and creates sentences for you! Once you are done with your story, you can print it out. You cannot go back and edit a story once you have ended it but, if you click "yes" when asked to share it with others, you can print it out again by entering the magic number it gives you in the box on the right. Since lack of space forces us to delete story files older than 1 month, please save the .pdf file that prints to your own computer.

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