Tech Buzz:Elementary Resources For Research

Elementary Resources For Research



Directory Of Online Encyclopedias

Pebble Go
Kids Brittanica
http://kids.britannica.com/
Biography.com
History Channel
PBS
Read Write Think (interactives)

Enchanted Learning-Teacher & Student Research Resources
Symbaloo-Homepage Bookmarking For You and Your Students
More Of It




Videos & Class Content

Discovery Education-Log In With Your Google Account

Organization & Collaboration

Flickr: Share and store classroom images with this incredibly popular online photo storage service.
Diigo: Diigo is a great tool for highlighting and sharing the web with your students.
del.icio.us: Save your favorite sites and share them with your class using del.icio.us.
Gliffy: Create and share flow-charts, diagrams, and more with Gliffy.
Image Search
The most comprehensive compilation of NASA stills, film and video. Students may use the images for school projects as long as they credit NASA.
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.

Best Search Engines for Elementary Students(click on title of search engine)

Sweet Search: It offers a narrowed search by school subject, a beginner search engine for young students, a search engine for librarians, a search just for social studies subject matter, and a search just for biographies.  It also provides great advice on how to teach students to search effectively.

Fact Monster: An almanac, encyclopedia, dictionary and homework helper for research projects.

Kids Click: Filtered web search for kids created by librarians and categorized by subject.

Ivy’s Search Engines: A collection of basic and specialized search engines for students.

Searchquarium:  Has different search engines based upon subject area and grade level.

Kid Friendly Search Eng

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