Resource Lists & Advice

Below is a list of resources that students may find helpful.

Author Sites
Eric WilsonRuth Ohi
Homework Sites
Grade 1/2
Math ManipulativesInteractive Art Site
Starfall (Learn to Read)Mr. Picassohead
National Geographic AnimalsArtist Toolkit
Grade 3/4
Interactive Math SiteNational Geographic Animals
Math ManipulativesMr. Picassohead
Interactive Math Sites: A ListInteractive Art Site
Grammer GorillaNGAkids Art Zone
Typing TutorArtist Toolkit
Mystery Stories
Grade 5/6
Interactive Math SiteMystery Stories
Math ManipulativesWonderville
Interactive Math Sites: A ListInteractive Art Site
Gizmo Math SiteNGAkids Art Zone
Grammer GorillaArtist Toolkit
Typing Tutor

Helpful Links
Wired for Words | Developed by Calgary students 
Calgary Public Library Link | Look up their resources online
KidsClick! Backed by librarians, KidsClick lists about 5,000 different web sites organized in categories 
Fact Monster | Online almanac, dictonairy, encylcopedia, and homework help 
Pics4Learning | Copyright-friendly images for education
ALA Great Web Site for Kids | Organized directory of sites selected by members of the American Library Association 
Awesome Library | 14,000 Web sites classified into a directory, organized for teachers, students and parents 
 PBS Kids | Great educational games for Division 1
Seussville | The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am, Horton and the Whos, and the rest of the Seuss characters welcome you to Seussville, Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace. You can play games, chat with the Cat in the Hat, win prizes, find out about new Dr. Seuss books and CD-ROMs, and much, much more! What are you waiting for? Let's Play!
Wonderville | A science-themed website created by the Science Alberta Foundation 
E-Stat | Resource for social studies, science, mathematics, and health. From the StatsCanada website.
 Environment Canada | Up-to-date 5-day weather tracking for Calgary has a large collection of stories written by children. You may want to publish your story on this site. 
Astronomy Picture of the Day is a great site for any astronomy fans and is useful for study in the grade 6 Sky Science topic
 Rockin' Recorders | Learn and practice recorders, play along with the midi files
Online Encyclopedia | Grolier Online, World Book, Electronic library, Canadian encyclopedia, and other research materials
Online Dictionary | A place where you can find the definitions of words you are unsure of  
Wikipedia | Wikipedia is a free, online encyclopedia that has its articles created by the users who browse the site. There are currently over 700,000 articles on the site.
Online Visual Dictionary | Connect words with images - more than 6,000 images
A Maths Dictionary for Kids | Interactive dictionary which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language
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