(Online Resources and Best Practice Lesson Plans)
(Mel Databases, Mel Catalog, Mel Michigana, Mel Multi Search, Mel Best of Web etc.)
|Michigan eLibrary Training|
(To effectively unlock the power of the Michigan E Library enroll in one of these free training sessions.)
(Michigan's K-12 Curriculum and Standards Web Page)
(Help for Beginning Teachers and Mentors)
(Information about the District"s K-8 Standards Based, Math and Language Arts software)
(CREATE a Classworks Benchmark Assessment to identify students" needs and automatically assign lessons)
(Like to learn more? Call Ron Reisterer 436-0313)
(4,000 educational videos, 40,000 video clips, thousands of images, lesson plans and more. If you need an account, check the Public directory for Passcode)
Maps 101 - Username: Decatur Password: WWMT
(Map collections, Current Events, Reference Atlases, Lesson Plans and more)
Personal Educational Press
(Create worksheets, Flashcards, Game Boards and Quizzes)
Herzog System of Keyboarding
(Info: Learn keyboarding in 2 hours!)
Michigan Virtual High School TestU
(Up-to-Date courses for Michigan students preparing for the MEAP, ACT, SAT, and PSAT)
Professional Language Translation
(Translate English to other languages)
Create Your Own BLOG
(Create your own Web Presence)
WEBSTER Dictionary & Thesaurus
(A Thesaurus, Dictionary & Encyclopedia)
(Over 20,000 Copyright-friendly pictures for education)
|The OnLine Knowledge Magazine Tutorials|
(MIStupid tutorials are audio/video demonstrations of common tasks in popular software applications like Microsoft Office - even how to sell on eBay)
Recipes 4 Success
Recipes: Do you want a tutorial to help learn a District application?
Snacks: Do you want to learn about a feature in a District application?
Tools: Do you want to quickly create Rubrics, Graphic Organizer Worksheets, or Citation Lists?
Recipes 4 Success is where you want to go!
Cable In The Classroom
The Learning Channel
The History Channel
The "Yellow Pages" of Videoconferencing!
Two Way Interactive Connections in Education
Database of Videoconferencing Field Trips
Maps 101 Lesson Plans
Username: Decatur Password: WWMT
Discovery Channel School
NY Times Learning Network
Educator's Reference Desk
Lesson Plans Collection
Collection from the Michigan Electronic Library
Be sure to read the HELP menu for details
The New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana
Careers & College:
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Peterson's Guide to Colleges
Michigan Merit Exam including ACT
(Up-to-Date course for Michigan students preparing for the MEAP, ACT, SAT, and PSAT)
Learn A Test
(Practice tests, everything from GED to ASVAB)
HTML Tag Reference
Fonts to Create Titles and Logos
ENGLISH / COMMUNICATION ARTS EDUCATION
Online English Grammar
Common Errors in English
100 of the most common mistakes!
You can also search great works: Shakespeare, Mother Goose, American History
An ever-growing collection of valuable online resources for teaching Literature and Language Arts, Foreign Language, Art and Culture, and History and Social Studies
Bartleby: Great Books Online
ARTS & HUMANITIES EDUCATION
Providing access to and/or ways of sharing information, resources, and ideas that support the Arts (Visual, Performing, Design etc.) as a core subject area in the K-12 curriculum, thus enabling educators to teach in, through, and about the arts.
SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION
CIA: The World Fact book
National Geographic Map Machine
Quick Maps of the World
Username: Decatur Password: WWMT
United States Census Bureau
Statistical Abstract of the United States
This Day in History
Universal Currency Converter
World of Paper Money
American History Resources
Professor Friedman's Math Help
This site provides information about basic math and algebra. A student who is frustrated by math can be helped by identifying his individual learning style and recognizing the instructor"s teaching style. This site provides links for students and teachers to information about learning styles, study skills tips, and ways to reduce math anxiety.
This site also gives the student access to extra credit work, math tutorials and a forum for discussing with the professor a variety of math topics.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Great Math Links from NCTM Bulletins
Illuminations Principals & Standards for School Mathematics
Provides a premier source of classroom-tested economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students.
GODFATHER - Economic Report
Discusses threats to our economic freedom, National Debt, Taxes, Social Security, Education etc.
US - National Debt Clock - How much to YOU owe today?
A comprehensive home page for science educators in grades K-12. It has a wealth of easy-to-locate resources, lessons, web site reviews, news for teachers and students, and educator forums
Science Hunt: Science Fair Projects
This website was recently launched to help students, teachers, and parents complete science fair projects. The site contains valuable information for students including: how to pick a project and establish a timeline, where to find materials, and how to present the project in a winning fashion.
Try these Reference Sites:
Internet Public Library
My Virtual Reference Desk