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

Book Resources On-Line - Book Drum - Book Drum is the perfect companion to the books we love, bringing them to life with immersive pictures, videos, maps and music.  This is a fantastic site and a must see!

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.

Dictionary - The Free Dictionary is the world's most comprehensive dictionary: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Medical, Legal, and Financial Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Acronyms and Abbreviations, Idioms, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one!

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

Digital Storytelling/Communication - Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.  *motivate students *nourish creativity *personalize relationships with students *effective language learning

Games - Proofreading game allows students to practice their skills.

Podcasts - Stories for Kids - Fun read-aloud stories for children that can be downloaded into iTunes.

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.

Stories - Folk Tale Map site allows you to select and read folktales from all over the world.

Web 2.0 - The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator lets you input text and it changes it into a newspaper clipping that looks very realistic!

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 - The Young Writer's Project is a safe place for VT & NH students to | write | give, receive feedback | podcast | collaborate | connect | improve writing skills | Submit work for publication | Get tips from professionals.

Writing - John Hopkins University writing tutorials for essay writing.

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