Entmoot Academy

The Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication is an information repository of the Indiana University School of Education.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Core Knowledge Foundation

Dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education, the Core Knowledge Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1986 by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and author of many acclaimed books including Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know and The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them. The Foundation conducts research on curricula, develops books and other materials for parents and teachers, offers workshops for teachers, and serves as the hub of a growing network of Core Knowledge schools. As you explore this site, you will find lesson plans, articles, and many other resources to help you use the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence and Core Knowledge Sequence K-8 in your classroom and school.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

EDSITEment

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:22

English Online

A site for English teachers (years 1-13) which includes teaching resources, networks and research for teachers and student projects and publication opportunities brought to you by the New Zealand Ministry of Education.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:23

Tutorial World

Tutorial World provides free questions for your practice in English, Maths and Science at primary school level. These tutorials and worksheets are arranged by grade levels, subjects and topics.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:24

Web English Teacher

Web English Teacher presents the best of K-12 English / Language Arts teaching resources: lesson plans, WebQuests, videos, biography, e-texts, criticism, jokes, puzzles, and classroom activities.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:26

World Wide Words

More than 2100 pages on the origins, history, evolution and idiosyncrasies of the English language worldwide. New words and words in the news are regularly featured.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:29

EDSITEment: Foreign Language

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.

The Teaching Foreign Languages K-12 video library and professional development guide bring to life the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. Illustrating effective instruction and assessment strategies, the series documents 27 teachers and their students in K-12 classrooms around the country as they study eight languages across a range of competency levels.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:32

BBC Languages ~ French

A great interactive site for learning the French language.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:32

Fast and Friendly French For Fun

An online resource for French beginners. This is part of over 7,000 websites created by students around the world who have participated in a ThinkQuest Competition.

A plethora of activities, worksheets, coloring pages, and other resources for teaching primary French.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:34

KIDiddles

Multicultural Songs from around the World that Build an Appreciation of Diversity. With lyrics and music to listen to. There are other languages as well.

Your family has decided to take a trip to France. It's the first time you have been to France and you are all excited. This is your one chance to absorb as much of France and what it has to offer in just one week. The problem is that each one of you has different interests and likes so you must make an intinerary that fits all of your interests and needs. Once you are in France you have to visit all of these fun and exciting places and bring back information and pictures for a scrapbook. You want to have a great trip and bring back plenty of memories!

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Teacher Planet: France Theme Page

Links to resources on France's geography, language, culture, etc.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:39

TennesseeBob's Famous French Links

TennesseeBob's Famous French Links - 2nd Edition - Now a 10,000-Link Globe-Gate Supersite. Contains a compendium of resources for learning and teaching French.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:40

To Learn French

To Learn French is a free site for French learners. You will find free French vocabulary sheets, French grammar sheets and French exercises. Thousands of French penpals are waiting for you. They will help you learn French. There is a French forum too. The site has been built by French speakers.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:41

EDSITEment: Literature & Language Arts

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:42

Literature Learning Ladders

This web project will help you make the connection between theory and practice by exploring some online resources related to literacy, themes, literature circles, technology, and learning.

WebQuests provide an authentic, technology-rich environment for problem solving, information processing, and collaboration. This inquiry-based approach to learning involves students in tasks that make good use of Internet-based resources. A literature-based WebQuest uses a book(s) as a focal point for activities. Tasks might involve the theme, characters, plot, or setting of the book.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:45

Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page

This website is a means of sharing ideas and information with all those interested in literature for children and young adults.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:46

ABC's of the Writing Process

A Universal Process for Any Writing Task. The purpose of this site is to provide a user friendly online resource, for students or teachers, no matter what they are being challenged to write.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:48

Basic Guide to Essay Writing

Basic steps for writing an essay.

Handouts and Reference Materials found on the Writing Center of Sam Houston State University, containing Citation Styles Handouts; Other Citation Guidelines Information; Links to other Citation Websites; Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling handouts; General Writing Concerns & Tips; Discipline Specific Writing handouts; Foreign Language Related Handouts; Writing on Standardized Tests; and Other Stuff.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:51

Writing Fun by Jenny Eather

Remarkably well-done interactive site with graphic organizers, writing process information, types of writing, etc. Very colorful, and definitely a must-see, must-use site.

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