Education Place: Classroom textbooks by grade. This is what
our kids are actually
Education Puzzlemaker: Use your spelling words to make your own
puzzles. This is a free game.
A Plus Math:
much do you like math? Test your skills here and see how smart
YOU really are!
website and with printed materials for bolstering instruction. This
site will help you provide early language and literacy experiences from
home. This site is great for English language learners.
BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper: "If you can't find it here, then you just can't find it." B.J. is 14 years old and with his dad started this site in 1996. They have found more than 700 terrific links to educational sites on the Internet that they think you'll really like.
Kid'sClick: Web search for kids by librarians. Search over 600 subjects.
KidSource Online: Focuses on health, education, and general parenting. Subjects range from safety and nutrition to recreation and schoolwork. Many articles are rated for quality.
Torrance Public Library Homework Hotline: A local source for 4th through 10th graders, available from 1pm to 10pm. Get homework help online anyday and everyday!
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary/Thesaurus: Online dictionary/thesaurus that is very easy to use. Just type your word in the dictionary or thesaurus search field and click Search.
OneLook Dictionary Search: Search more than 430 dictionaries at once, as well as dictionaries in foreign languages.
Dictionary.com: Just what it says, it's a dictionary, and it's free.
Thesaurus.com: Peter Roget spent over 50 years cataloging and categorizing words and their synonyms.
Wikipedia.com: an online encyclopedia. Be careful, not all of the sources cited here are fact, but it may lead you to what you are looking for.
FactMonster.com: A member of the Learning Network with an online Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Almanac, and Atlas.
The Old Farmer's Almanac: The printed version of this online resource has been used since 1972 for weather and planting information.
Worldtime [more...]: Interactive world atlas.
MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATIONAL SITES
Children's Encyclopedia of Women: This encyclopedia was started in March 1998 by third and fourth grade students at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, NY.
History Channel Classroom: The History Channel in the classroom.
National Geographic Kids: Amazing facts for kids.
NASA SpacePlace: Information and activities about space and exploration for kids from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA.
National Science Foundation: This site indexes hundreds of hand-picked sites with activities regarding science in the home. Lots of activities and information.
Math Drills: Don't have enough math to do? This website will fix that for you!
State of California Literature by Grade Level: This is a list of suggested reading for students organized by grade level.
MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATIONAL SITES
STAR Test Practice: It's never too late to practice for a test. In the Spring many Edison students will take the STAR tests. Have a look at some of the past year's questions here.
Storyline: Books being read aloud by actors, this is a fun way to read long with a story!
Scholastic: A great place to find free games, and order books for a great price!
FREE LOCAL RESOURCES
The listing of the previous information does not constitute an endorsement by Edison Elementary School.