An American site dedicated to helping teachers integrate ICT into
the classroom. There is a range of online tools that look really
useful. Registration and use is free.
This web site it is hoped will encourage educators to explore new concepts, learning
theories, creative curriculum design, and new paradigms in social learning. (Please note,
however, that this site gives access to a chat community).
Lots of activities, links colouring pages, puzzles, printable crafts and games, jigsaws,
worksheets and wallpaper and other stuff to amuse and educate under 10s. The owners of
this site say, "We believe that busy kids are happy kids and do our best to provide
things for them to do!"
Andrew Rudd's Web Page
his site is a little difficult to categorise. Andrew Rudd is a Lecturer. His website is
simple and has a varied collection of useful things including: sections on Art, Music and
Poetry, Literacy, Software and the Internet and The Curriculum. There is also a useful
section of technical advice for those using Acorn computers.
Paper folding puzzles - dozens of them. Each one is a printable pattern of coloured shapes
that must be folded to leave a single colour on each side of the paper.
Help and advice for children who are having a hard time at school, parents, schools and
governors. Information on how to stay safe. Also a link to a 24 hour email helpline.
The Career Dreams Educational Foundation is a non-profit organisation in the USA that
helps students to be more successful in school and in life and to go for their career
dreams based on their talents and passions. We establish a positive atmosphere of NO
LIMITS and NO NEGATIVES within each school.
Rather like our own Cyberhunts, these clickable worksheets are webpages that contain
activities and questions together with appropriate weblinks. There are sheets on a wide
variety of topics (Antarctica, Celebrations, Plains Indians, Rainforests, Vikings to name
only a few) as well as a tutorial on how to make your own clickable worksheets.
Links to hundreds of webcams around the World. All sorts!
This is an American site dedicated to home schooling. The site takes a Christian
world-view but the articles and resources (lots of them) are not limited to purely
A Canadian site with some useful apsects, the Just for Kids page being perhaps the best.
There are also many links for Special Education sites. Lesson Plans are a rather
disorganised collection at present. Some of the links were broken and others I explored
had a very American/Canadian bias.
Could be a useful site to consult if you are looking for a change of
An American online education magazine.
Quote: "The objective of the European Schoolnet (EUN) is to promote the use of
information and communications technology (ICT) among schools in Europe..."
A useful site to look at if you are considering building links with another European
Free Stuff for
but also useful to those of us on the Eastern side of the Atlantic Ocean.
They say, "Access thousands of quizzes designed by teachers world-wide. Create your
own quizzes with Quiz Lab's easy-to-use authoring tool. Allow students to take quizzes
over the Internet in the classroom, in the library, or at home. Get quiz results
automatically via e-mail. Quiz Lab grades them for you".
After a change of ownership present this site presently deals
only with Physics but more is promised.
A first class site giving advice about teaching your children road safety. Looks american
but the advice is for UK.
An Australian-based (I think) website with MASSES of stuff for teachers and pupils. Well
worth a look. There is a wide range of resources as well as a section devoted to setting
up email links between classes in different schools in Ireland / US / Canada / Australia /
Schrock's Guide for Educators - About the Net, HTML, and Graphics
This is a really useful site! It is dedicated to providing information and resources for
safe use of the internet. There are pages of information and activities for children, an
excellent teachers' area which includes resources and links pages (some really useful
resources including excellent fact files on a wide variety of KS1/2 topics), information
for teachers about safe surfing and more...
This site aims to offer UK school students and teachers top quality on-line lessons and
learning materials and other resources. It's in-depth, interactive, utterly reliable and
fun. Learn.co.uk is part of the Guardian Unlimited network.
MAPE (Micros in Primary Education)
MAPE have been involved in the field of ICT in education almost since the beginning of
time. Based at Newman College they produce a useful 3x year magazine focused on particular
issues, a regular newsletter and more.The MAPE KIDS page is a useful source of both online and
downloadable activities (with teacher notes).
NAPE - National Association of Primary
All the news and views.
Owl & Mouse Educational Software
There's some great stuff to download on this site and most of it for free, including
interactive maps of all the continents, where you have to drag the country to the correct
place on the map and learning letter sounds for pre-school children and much more,
including build a castle, town and farm.
This site was built to celebrate the creativity and dedication of all those who contribute
to the perpetual education of young children. While visiting, hands-on participation
Another Kids' site based in India.It is full of interesting stuff with an Indian
perspective. There are stories and folktales, current news, games, educational content and
This site has revision guides, practice questions, help and advice on the full range of
"Linking children all across the world". This site provides a way for children
to contact other children over the internet. There are downloadable resources, available
in a range of languages, information content, links and lots lots more. This site is well
worth a visit.
A free resources where pupils can make online projects including an
image and weblinks. Teachers have to register (free). I haven't
tried it, but it looks useful.
A great site for kids. There are Flash games (some educational and some not so
educational), quizzes, jokes, puzzles, clipart to download and more.
Puzzle Generators Here are some sites which
will generate a variety of word searches, mazes etc.
Great for making mazes, word searches, maths squares and a host of other useful plays on
these! When I first logged on I thought it would just be simplistic but I soon found that
it was an excellent tool for creating worksheets. I can heartily recommend this site as
part of your online tool box!
The website of Questions Publishing who publish a number of
education-related magazines. An informative website.
This is an interesting site. It contains a large number of subject-specific games and
quizzes made for pupils by pupils or teachers. By joining Quia (free) you and your pupils
can use the tools to produce your own quizes and games and ad them to the site.
Report Maker allows teachers to create pupil reports and Records of Achievement. The
reports are generated from a 'database' of statements, which can be customised to suit the
individual teacher. Report Maker enables reports to be generated very quickly and easily.
Used in conjunction with your usual word processor Report Maker can produce very
professional looking, and sounding reports.
The software can be downloaded from the site.
Despite the project having run its course, there is still a good deal of useful material
on these pages. The Curriculum links are the most useful and provide information from Key
Stage 2 to University level.
Educational information and ICT for teachers and students. Although this site has useful
links and materials for younger pupils it will be most use for A level and beyond. The
links page at http://www.school-resources.co.uk/ExternalLinks.html
has useful links to the whole range of A level subjects.
Sites for Teachers
A links list with lost of links for teachers. Well worth a look.
Xemplar's Star Tower consists of a constantly-developing library of educational activities
designed for children at both school and home. The key characteristics of all the
activities is interactivity. Whereas 99.9% of the content of the World Wide Web consists
of nothing more than reading matter and illustrations, the Star Tower material is dynamic.
Try it and see - you won't be disappointed!
A well designed American site for K8 - K12(American). Wander around the village and visit
the different areas depending on your needs. This site has got extensive links to many
resources from around the States. It also gives some good links regarding child safety.
The Teacher Network
Not to be confused with the DfES's TeacherNet, this site
contains useful information for teachers including
links to popular educational sites on
the internet, search engines, classroom resources etc.
Teachers Report Assistant
The Teachers' Report Assistant is FREE software to help busy teachers in compiling annual
reports. It offers the flexibility of being able to quickly copy and paste objectives from
Ideas for Primary Teachers
Just what it says - Resources and ideas. Excellent.
Create online worksheets for your children. I haven't actually tried
it myself, but it looks like it could be useful.
Resource creation software for
teachers. This site is selling it but they have "lite" versions
which you can download for free.