The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is proud to work with our educators who use the newspaper as an instruction tool to promote literacy. Todays technology allows teachers and students to receive the daily newspaper seven days a week from anywhere there is an internet connection. In addition, the site provides an entire educational package of curriculum ideas, teaching materials, and special supplements all conveniently online. And, at no extra cost!
BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. BibMe leverages external databases to quickly fill citation information for you. BibMe will then format the citation information and compile a bibliography according to the guidelines of the style manuals. If you prefer, you can enter your citation information manually. BibMe also features a citation guide that provides students with the style manuals' guidelines for citing references.
FREE RESOURCE w/ your Atlanta-Fulton Public Library (AFPL) Card Number... See the back of your AFPL Card for the patron's number to utilize this resource (for students, parents, and teachers)
BookFlix is an interactive literacy resource that builds a love of reading and learning – online! BookFlix pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woodswith nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic, to reinforce reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding. (Geared towards grade levels PreK - 3rd)
Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites is an internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience.
Game Classroom is a one-stop web destination for accessing high-quality educational games, and homework help for K-6 students:
They have scoured the web for the best and most trustworthy games, and conveniently sorted them according to skill, topic and grade level.
They've spent thousands of hours creating an abundance of interactive content for parents to better understand the building blocks behind their child’s development.
They've created a comprehensive, free homework help section for parents/teachers to provide to children including learning tips, online resources and sample problems.
All of Game Classroom's educational content has been created by professional educators with over 200 years of teaching experience, and has been outlined using state educational standards. They hope you (and your kids) enjoy Game Classroom and find it a fun place to learn and play games!
Speakaboos brings classic children's entertainment into a digital world. Beloved characters and treasured stories are given new life through amazing celebrity performances, beautiful illustrations, and original music. Speakaboos, children develop literacy skills while learning about technology in a safe and fun environment.
The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. You'll understand language in a powerful new way.
See Mrs. Fannin for access information away from the school.
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.