Education Links

These links were collected when I taught elementary school between 2002 and 2008.
This page is no longer maintained nor updated.


Internet Safety

  • NetSmartz – activities that teach internet safety to kids. Also has information for parents and teachers




Reading & Writing

  • 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know – fun books for everyone, the young and the young at heart.
  • 100 Best Books for Children – A list of one hundred books selected by the National Education Association as great reading for children and young people published by Teachers
  • Best Books for Young Adults – The annual list of books compiled by a committee of the Young Adult Library Services ASsociation consists of fiction and nonfiction appropriate for young adults ages 12 to 18. Selected on the basis of each book’s proven or potential appeal and value to young adults, the titles, published from late 1998 through 1999, span a variety of subjects as well as a broad range of reading levels.
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards – Books given awards in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and picture books.
  • Caldecott Awards – award given to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
  • The Carnegie Medal – England’s most prestigious children’s book award.
  • J.K. Rowling Official Site – all the Harry Potter information you’d ever want.
  • Newbery Awards – award given to the author of the most distinguished contribuition to American literature for children.
  • Magic School Bus – I love Ms. Frizzle and all her wild field trips. This site has fun games for kids as well as resources for parents and teachers.
  • Read Write Think – Student Interactives – Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.
  • Seussville – all things fun with Dr. Seuss.



Social Studies

Teaching & Teacher Development

I think holistic scoring involves herbal remedies, aromatherapy & meditation …


  • ISTE – International Society for Technology in Education
  • Keyboarding – information about keyboarding programs, site provided by UEN
  • UCET – Utah Coalition for Educational Technology

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