Online Tools for Strengthening Literacy Skills
(Most of these web sites can be found at www.barbbumgardner.com.)
Big 6- www.big6.org/kids - helps students with information skills as they go through the steps required to complete a project. Assignment organizer.
Kidsclick www.kidsclick.org - search tool
NoteStarhttp://notestar.4teachers.org - take notes from online sources as you browse the Internet.
Project Poster- http://poster.hprtec.org/ - students can post their projects on the web.
Puzzlemakerwww.puzzlemaker.com - great for vocabulary activities
Read, Write, Thinkwww.readwritethink.org - FANTASTIC Interactive activities. Click on Student materials.
Teach- nology- http://teachers.teach-nology.com/web_tools/graphic_org/ - create and print graphic organizers (Venn Diagrams, KWLs, timelines and more)
The WebQuest Pagehttp://webquest.sdsu.edu/
Think Tankhttp://thinktank.4teachers.org - research organizer
WebQuest Taskonomy- http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/staffdev/tpss99/tasksimap/
WebQuest Templates- http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/staffdev/buildingblocks/p-index.htm
Writing Den- http://www2.actden.com/writ_den/tips/contents.htm - writing tips
Yahooliganswww.yahooligans.com - search tool
Applying Blooms Taxonomy-http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/researchskills/dalton.htm
Models of Effective Technology Integrationhttp://www.netc.org/classrooms@work/index.html
Put Reading First- http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/reading_first1.html
Technology Integration Activities-http://www.canby.k12.or.us/Technology/Integration/activities.html