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Library Catalogue

https://sd95.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas41_1200456

Search for books at Brook Park Library online

 

Kid Source

www.kidsource.com

Great parent resource for all types of material.

 

Enable Mart

www.enablemart.com

Resources for assistive technology for student learning, via use of computer and other assistive devices.

 

Yellow Pages for Kids

www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/dis.orgs.htm

Listing of major organizations which assist those individuals with disabilities.

 

Wrights Law

www.wrightslaw.com/

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

 

Autism

www.autism-pdd.net/ - Autism Information Page

Learn about the different spectrum disorders, latest in research, autism causes and search autism books to extend your knowledge.

 

Kids Source

www.kidsource.com/kidsource/pages/dis.physical.html - Physical Disabilities and General Information, All Disabilities

Best articles on specific physical disabilities and on disabilities overall.

 

Learning Disabilities Online

Website on Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Modern Curriculum Press - Early Childhood

www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/pep/pz.html - Preschool Zone Great website of resources for Early Childhood Education

 

Seri Web - Special Education Resources on the Internet

www.seriweb.com

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.

 

Library of Congress

www.loc.gov/teachers

The Library of Congress with more than 10 million primary sources online.

 

Natinal Information Center for Children with Disabilities

www.nichcy.org

National information center for children with disabilities. Excellent resource for all topics of special education and the IEP process.

 

Kids Konnect

www.KidsKonnect.com

Excellent resource with multiple activities, lessons, games, worksheets in all curricular areas. Fun.

 

Teachers Planet

www.teachersplanet.com/spedlinks.shtml

Lots of links to multiple resources

 

Able Data

www.abledata.com/

Search for assistive technology resources and technology

 

Closing the Gap: Computer technology in Special Education

www.closingthegap.com

Links to products and resources

 

Rehab Tools

www.rehabtool.com/at.html

Assistive Technology resources

 

Assistive Technology

www.kidstogether.org/at.htm

General resource for assistive technology.

 

Marks-English

www.marks-english-school.com/games.html

Major website with English, grammar, phonics games and links to several other websites.

 

Schwab Learning

www.schwablearning.org/

Our web site has hundreds of resources to search, allows you to submit a question to our information specialists over the web, and the ability to customize the web site with Schwab Foundation for Learning articles so they are in one place. Interested parties can also call the Schwab Foundation for Learning at 1-800-230-0988.

 

CHADD

www.chadd.org

CHADD is a membership organization, produces the bi-monthly Attention! magazine (for members), and sponsors an annual conference. The National Resource Center on AD/HD (NRC) is the CDC-funded national clearinghouse for evidence-based information about AD/HD.

 

Superkids

www.superkids.com

SuperKids is a website for parents and teachers who want the best in education for their children. SuperKids provides:

  • Reviews and ratings of educational software
  • Practical and fun tools for online and offline use
  • News about important educational issues
  • Views of visionaries and policymakers.

 

AAA Math

www.aaamath.com

AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts. A wide range of lessons (Kindergarten through Eighth grade level) enables learning or review to occur at each individual's current level.

Immediate feedback prevents practicing and learning incorrect methods, which is a common result of traditional homework and worksheets. Practice can continue as long as desired in a non-threatening format which helps build self-esteem and confidence.

 

Ask Jeeves

www.askjeeves.com

Helpful website where you can type in your question and find links to numerous websites to answer your question. Great for research and math tools.

 

Book Adventure

www.bookadventure.com

Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in

 

Reading A-Z

www.readinga-z.com/

Reading A-Z offers thousands of printable teacher materials to teach guided reading, phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, reading fluency, alphabet, and vocabulary. The teaching resources include professionally developed downloadable leveled books, lesson plans, worksheets, and reading assessments.

Reading A-Z children's books and lessons are appropriate for all sorts of reading programs, including K-6, ESL/ELL, special education, and remedial reading. The reading program's downloadable books and lesson plans are standards based and results oriented. Must subscribe to download materials.

 

Scholastic Books

www.scholastic.com

Great resource for children, parents and teachers on childrens books, reading tips and materials to support learning.

 

Funbrain

www.funbrain.com

An interactive website for learning games in grades K-8. Also has daily features and homework help.

 

Fact Monster

www.factmonster.com/

Fact Monster is a kids' reference website brought to you by the editors at Information Please. The editors have compiled this page of frequently asked questions to help you better understand how to use our site.

 

Enchanted Learning

www.enchantedlearning.com

Lessons, activities and materials for K to 12. Must subscribe.

 

Educational Press

www.educationalpress.org

Make a bingo and trace A,B,Cs.

 

Education World

www.educationworld.com

Lessons and activities for special students and online resources for teachers. Has wonderful links to special education resources.

 

Sites For Parents

www.sitesforparents.com

Hundreds of websites read by popularity.

 

Dolch Words

www.dolch-words.com/dolch.html

Dolch Words - The Dolch word list - The 220 most common sight words in children's reading books. Jump start your child's reading!

 

The Creative Kids

www.thecreativekids.net/

A place for kids and parents to become creative. Free software, free ebook, flashcard, education materials, art and craft.

 

Dositey

www.Dositey.com

Interactive lessons, exercise and games and printable worksheets. Fun games...exciting exercises...involving interactive lessons to boost a child's success in school.

 

Spartacus School

www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/REVprimary.htm

Multiple links to website resources.

 

Thinking Blocks

www.thinkingblocks.com/

An engaging, interactive math tool developed by classroom teachers to help students learn how to solve challenging word problems. Using brightly colored blocks, students model the relationships among the components of each problem. With the help of a virtual tutor, students walk through a simple problem solving process and arrive at a solution.

 

MES-English

www.mes-english.com

MES-English contains free ESL / EFL resources for teachers of young learners. However, the resources are designed to be versatile and useful in many K-6 classrooms. I have free flashcards, handouts to match, free phonics cards, free ESL games, an international projects Xchange library and activities all ready for printing.

 

Math Playgroun  d

www.Mathplayground.com

Math Playground is an action-packed educational site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game, and have some fun!

 

Gamequarium

www.gamequarium.com/

Hundreds of interactive, free learning games for PreK through Gr. 6.

 

Homework Spot

www.Homeworkspot.com

A free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework related sites in multiple curricular areas.

 

PBS Films

www.pbs.org

Contains free and open access through the internet to written and spoken words, images, prints, maps that document the American experience through PBS films.

 

Everyday Math

everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents

Everyday Math resource link that supplement the Everyday Math program.

 

Kids on the Web

www.zen.org/~brendan/kids-homework.html

Kids on the Web homework tools with multiple sites.


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