Horace W. Porter

Resources


Websites


Keyboarding:
www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html there is an underscore between keyboarding and games(many games are free, some lead to "pay for" sites, some have free trials)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr (Dance Mat Typing)

www.typekids.com ($)


Reading:
http://www.ala.org/tools/libfactsheets/alalibraryfactsheet23

http://www.abookandahug.com/

Other Websites:
www.learner.org/jnorth/monarch/index.html (flight of the monarch butterflies)

www.abcmouse.com ($) (with some limited free access)
www.facthound.com (helps you find websites about specific topics)
www.wordcentral.com (dictionary and thesaurus, plus word games)
http://www.roomrecess.com (math, reading, word and computer keyboard games; has some advertisements)
http://www.tvokids.com (a Canadian website; a lot to choose from, coin game features Canadian coins)
www.abcya.com (teacher-created, choose from Kindergarten to Grade 5, some advertisements)


Students:

http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/graphorgan/4square/writingsquares4.asp
  (4 square)
http://www.education.com/games/
http://www.kidtopia.info/ (A Google custom search engine created by school librarians)