This site is brought to you from the people who created Yahoo!, one of the first and most popular directories. Yahooligans is specifically designed for kids. Subject matter is divided into eight subject groups, which opens up new pages where research parameters can be refined. Yahooligans also allows keyword searches as well.
In the classroom, this becomes a valuable tool for student research.
This site is designed and laid out for kids. For a teacher, Yahooligans
offers the added assurance that children will be searching a directory
especially created for children, not adults. Research can be done
through this web site without the need of the teacher monitoring the web
site selections for questionable or adult content.
This web site was designed to be a "homebase" to Kindergarden through
12 grade students across the world. On this site you can also order
products which include newsletters, videos, books, training systems, and
conferences. The items that you can order from the site are extremely
useful and can be hard to find otherwise. The
conferences link can also be a great link as well. You can have conferences
with other teachers across the globe and classrooms can talk to other classrooms
This site will be able to help teachers to help students get to good
educational sites on the web.
This is a great web site for teachers and students. For students
and parents there is a link to the yahoo search engine for 8 to 14 year
olds. This search engine is sensored for the students safety and
the parents peace of mind. For us college students it provides and
excellent source for research papers and projects that can be used as a
This web site provides links for students who are seeking extra help
or practice to another sort of virtual school over the internet.
On this site I especially liked the social studies link which provides
an excellent site for maps. There are links to four map collections.
The National Geographic map collection and the Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
just to name two. It also has a Loney Planet Travel Guide where you
can choose a country and take a "virtual trip" and get basic country information.
|iTools--Dictionary and Thesaurus
This website is a dictionary/ thesaurus and prononciation key and includes
a word of the day. This website would be very helpful for both students
and teachers. It will also enhance the students vocabulary skills.
|Site maintined by Paulette
Robinson, EDCI Lecturer.
Last updated 12/06/98