CPS Links:
CPS Home Page
Useful Links:

HTTP://4TEACHERS.ORG  12 Free tools for teachers
Kathy Schrock - Great teacher resource for Internet
Rubistar - Make your own rubrics
Marco Polo- Great resources
Educational Web Adventures
Shedd Aquarium Interactives/Lessons
Virtual Manipulatives
puzzlemaker.com -create free puzzles
abcteach.com- free templates
Teachingbooks- Password: CPSLiterature
Education World - Lesson Plans
Pics4learning.com - Free pictures
Epals.com - Find Pen Pals
Puzzlemaker - make your own puzzles

Username: IL_Josed_T
Password: Il_Josed_T

Websites recommended by Diego Teachers:

www.storycove.com Stories that are animated-Good for centers
abcteach.com - Great for primary teachers
1halloween.net - includes lots of coloring sheets and party ideas
starfall.com - awesome phonics
drjean.org - She has great management ideas and monthly poems.
http://dnr.state.il.us/  Department of Natural Resources
http://www.kidsites.com/ Safe sites for children
Interactivity Science explorations
Math Facts Online Resources
Hand Writing Worksheets
Google Lit Trips "Virtual Expeditions" Google Earth coupled with great works of literature! Site to see!
Expedition Lit Trips - is a version of Google Lit Trips where students read books on various historical and modern expeditions. These geographical book reports challenge students to develop a thesis and demonstrate how it played out in the literature.
Powerpoint Games: Includes Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader

www.agintheclassroom.org Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom includes lessons and activities across the board.


http://www.interventioncentral.org/ Free site for educators-Intervention Ideas, tools for educators, downloads, and much more!

http://www.aaamath.com/ Interactive arithmetic lessons.

http://www.aaawhere.com/ Geography lessons

Virtual Field Trips:
Tramline - Many different trips
Teacher Created Materials -
Digital and Virtual Field Trips -
Colonial Williamsburg - Go back to Colonial Times
Sun Tour - Take a tour of the sun
Galapagos Island - Take a tour of the islands
White House - Take a historical tour of the White House
Exploratorium - Visit the online exhibits
Farm - Tour a farm, meet farmers
Easter Island - Take a tour of the Island
Nine Planets - A multimedia tour of the Solar System

Cow's Eye Dissection - Disect a cow's eye
Frog Dissection - Disect a frog
Particle Adventure - Matter and atoms
University of Colorado Simulations - Motion,Sound, Heat, Chemistry, Light and Energy
Explore Learning - Simulations on different subjects
Science Explorer -

Many good webquests to use.
Techtorials are step-by-step instructions on using some aspect of technology in the regular classroom. Techtorials will provide you with simple straighforward tips you can start using TODAY!

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