||This website promotes a movement and music program for
children from birth to seven years. While it primarily is used to
locate a licensed Kindermusik educator in your area, there are some
fun and worthwhile activities on the website.
||This website gives practical information for keeping
our youth safe on the internet. It is broken into age specific
areas which allows you to immediately access age appropriate resources.
Everything from pornography to internet addition is covered.
||This site allows you to create on-line surveys.
With Canadians becoming the most "connected" per capita
population, this could be used as a very effective tool for polling both
your students and the parents of your students. While you would
never want to ask information of a confidential nature, this could be
used in so many creative ways.
||CSC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to consistently high
standards for learning resources. They are a standards agency for
the accreditation of educational resources which can be very useful for beginning teachers.
||Nothing scares some teachers, students and parents more
than dealing with Mathematics. This site is very useful in
dealing with terms and actual problems in an age specific manner.
I have found that when a quick refresher on a certain math topic
is needed, the answers are here.
||This is an excellent site to start building your
information on learning disabilities. Everything from lesser
known ones like Non-verbal Learning Disorder (NLVD) to being able to
email experts to pose your individual questions is covered. While
we have to be careful not to prematurely label our challenging students, it
still will help tremendously to be able to identify what might be a
||A free six month subscription is available for
providing your contact information. This site has a great
selection of activities especially pertaining to crafts for which I
certainly need "step by step" instructions. They also maintain an
excellent selection of articles. They would love you to buy
something but as this site, like so many, are based in the USA, you will
be faced with taxes and charges as your items cross the border.
||You have to wade through the banner ads with this
free site but it is worth it to find the gems like their craft section.
This is an extensive list organized by dates, by materials and by
age appropriate. There are lessons covering each area of the curriculum and is definitely worth exploring.
||The International Journal of Special Education is one
of the few that make their entire journal freely available to all.
This has been the practice since 2002 so there is starting to be
quite a few articles that can not be accessed at the click of a mouse.
These articles are intended for professionals and cover such
topics as: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON
ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER. An excellent feature is
that abstracts are available for each article and then the full text.
While University students and professors enjoy access to many
such sites, it is rare to come across one that is open to the general