Links

Contact:

Mrs. Jodi Ream (Media Specialist)
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Tech Tools
Apps Categorized by Blooms
https://sites.google.com/site/pheslearningcommons/home/ipad-stuff

Reference Sources
Alabama Virtual Library

Provides students, teachers, and citizens of the state with online access to library information resources.

http://www.avl.lib.al.us/resources/display_resources.php

Fact Monster

Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment ...

http://factmonster.com

InfoPlease

Infoplease.com, a free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus.

http://infoplease.com

Alabama Learning Exchange

Find the Alabama Courses of Study, Professional Development, Lesson Plans, and much more.

http://alex.state.al.us/

Internet Archive: Digital Library

The biggest library in the world overflows with videos, images, articles, and other educational resources suitable for all ages and learning styles.

https://archive.org/

Accelerated Reader
Accelerated Reader Book Finder

This site allows you to look up books to see if they have an AR test. If the book is a test, it will tell you the book level and point value.

http://www.arbookfind.com

Accelerated Reader Home Connect

Check on your child's AR progress at home!

Renaissance Home Connect is a tool that connects the school and home to keep parents informed of their child’s progress toward Accelerated Reader goals. Your may sign in by using your child's AR user name and password.

https://hosted379.renlearn.com/78508/HomeConnect/

School Library Catalog
OPAC-Faine Elementary Library Catalog

Search the Faine Elementary Library Catalog using this link.

http://10.1.11.21/opac/jfes/index.html#menuHome

Science and History
Smithsonian for Kids

One of the nation’s foremost educational institutions provides curious kids with numerous reads, games, wikis, videos, and other stimulating conduits pertaining to pretty much every academic area imaginable.

http://www.si.edu/Kids

Discovery Kids

The Discovery Channel piques the interest of young visitors through educational games, quizzes, puzzles, projects, and fact sheets about the sciences — and yes, they involve more than just sharks!

http://discoverykids.com/

Stellarium

Stargaze from the comforts of the computer with this three-dimensional planetarium mapping out all the astronomical wonders the night sky offers.

http://www.stellarium.org/

British Museum: Young Explorers

The British Museum, an extensive (and obviously quite controversial) repository of archaeological and cultural marvels, pulls from its diverse holdings to offer lessons in history and culture.

http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/young_explorers1.aspx

Kids National Geographic

From animals and ecosystems to ancient and contemporary cultures, the National Geographic Team brings eager, young minds some excellent lessons via the usual media outposts.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Games for Kids
ChessKidsAcademy

Let kids pick up all the core components of this ancient strategy game, which nurtures critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

https://www.chesskid.com/?m=chesskids/newcourse/index.htm

Random House Kids

Favorite children’s characters like the Berenstein Bears, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the crews from Disney, Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, Shining Time Station, and more come alive through Random House’s online cache of games, activities, contests, videos, and other media.

http://www.randomhousekids.com/

PBS Kids

Suitable for very young children, PBS Kids’ offerings — like games and videos — teach them basic life skills, literacy, and simple math and science lessons.

http://pbskids.org/

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