Artbot Tvokids Homework

Math Printable - TVOKids Homework Zone Grade 1 Grade 2 patterning math worksheet and lesson.

Math Game - Playing Coin Combo helps your child become familiar with different coin amounts, and combining coins to make change. This online activity also reinforces the idea that one can reach different totals using many combinations.

Math Game - Learn all about angles and force playing as Tumbleweed in TVOKids Golf Tee Off!

Math Game - Artbot Action combines math, visual art and technology in a super-cool way that your child will love. Focusing on sequencing, and introducing to your child to early computer programming skills, Artbot Action is also linked up to our tvokids art gallery, and will engage and educate your child on many levels. #math #geometry #spatialsense #game #gbl #tvokids

Math Printable - play this game which connects to the Ontario Education Curriculum through the math strand with your child. Keep track of how many moves it takes you and your child to get to the finish. Encourage your child to find the most efficient route to get Artbot to the finish! #math #gbl #printable #tvokids

MATH: Ages 6 - 12

MEGA Links for High School Students!

Mr. Shamblin's Note:  I have tried to include a large number of "safe" links for students, teachers, and parents, but remember that these are links to other sites that I do not have control over their content as it changes.  If you see anything that is not appropriate, please send an email to mikesmarbles@gmail.com  right away with the URL, Name of the Website and the exact location on this page.  Thanks for your help in keeping this website safe for all students, teachers, and parents. 

UPDATE: SOME OF THE WEBSITES NO LONGER EXIST OR HAVE BEEN TAKEN OFF, WITH THE PAGE BEING HUGE WITH MANY LINKS, I DO NOT HAVE THE TIME TO GO THROUGH EACH LINK REGULARLY SO PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT NOT ALL WEBSITES EXIST ANYMORE AS THE INTERNET HAS CHANGED RAPIDLY THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS.  THIS IS MORE OF A REFERENCE PAGE AT THIS TIME AS YOU CAN FIND ADDITIONAL SITES THROUGH SEARCHING http://www.google.com.

 

****IF ANY LINKS ARE NOT OPENING UP WHEN YOU CLICK ON THEM, LOOK AT THE LINK AND TYPE THE ADDRESS INTO YOUR WEB BROWSER.  I HAVE CHANGED A FEW LINKS TO OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT OPENING UP FROM MY WEBSITE DIRECTLY.

 

*Flash and shockwave are needed for many of the sites, http://www.adobe.com/downloads/ Please update your computer with the new players.

*If you need to search this page for links very quickly, I suggest if you use the Firefox browser, select Edit and Find and if you use Internet Explorer, select Edit and Find on this Page. 

Search now with eThemes eThemes is your source for content-rich, kid-safe online resources that will help enhance your teaching and save you time. eThemes provides free, fast access to over 2,500 collections of websites, on topics ranging from Aerodynamics to Zebras and everything in between!

http://ethemes.missouri.edu/

Search many links for all grades and subjects using Internet4Classrooms

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/k12links.htm

http://educatorlabs.org/resources/  Educator Labs

Please Note: If you find any broken links, please don't hesitate to email me and tell me exactly the link(s) and location of the link(s).

 

Sites with various computer related tutorials etc.

OpenOffice.org (download the free software package that is similar to Microsoft Office)

Tutorials for Open Office (Free software package similar to Microsoft Office)

Open Office Tutorials from openoffice.org

 Microsoft Word 2003, 2007, PowerPoint 2003, 2007, Excel 2003, 2007, and Scratch Quick Audio and Video Tutorials

http://www.excel-easy.com/ Excel #1 Excel Tutorial on the Net

How to use Excel The Top Formulas and Functions You Need to Know

Word Video Tutorials

Microsoft Word 2007 Starters Guide

Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Powerpoint 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Preview

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts Without Using a Mouse

Apple Mac Tutorials

Mac Life

Learning different software applications

Microsoft Word and links to other software tutorials

Computer Help Sheets (must have Adobe Acrobat to download several pdf files on this site)

Macintosh Trouble Shoot (if you have a Apple Macintosh Computer this site will help you out)

Intel: The Journey Inside (Introduction to Computers, Circuits and Switches, Digital Information, Microprocessors, The Internet, and Technology and Society)

Yahoo Technology

Cnet.com

Pcmag.com

Computershopper.com

How To Geek (want information on various operating systems and much more this is the site)

International Society for Technology in Education

Lee's Summit, MO R-7 School District

What's Inside a Computer

Various Computer Related Links (some work and others don't)

Free Patents

BASIC Programming Resources and Chipmunk Basic Home Page

BASIC (an acronym for "Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code") is the name of a family of related high-level programming languages, developed, circa 1963 at Dartmouth College, to provide an accessible and easy-to-learn environment for non-science students to understand and use computers. In the early 1980's, the Basic programming language was built-in to the majority of personal computers sold.

Guide to Learning Java: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/java/

Guide to Learning C Sharp: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/c-sharp/

Guide to Learning: Ruby on Rails: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/ruby-on-rails/

Guide to Learning Python: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/python/

Top Programming Degrees: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/programming/

Computer Science Programs Before Going to College: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cs-programs-before-college/

 

Sites with local and national news!

http://www.newsnet5.com

http://www.fox8cleveland.com

http://www.cleveland.com

http://www.msnbc.com

http://www.espn.com

http://www.cnn.com

http://www.yahoo.com

http://www.abcnews.com

http://news.google.com/nwshp?hl=en&tab=wn 

BBC News for Kids

 Kids News from National Geographic

Los Angeles Times

The New York Times Learning Network   News summaries, daily quizzes, word of the day, more.

The New York Times

Scholastic News Online

 Time for Kids News

 The Washington Post: KidsPost

The Economist

Guardian

Independent

Na

tional Geographic  News, audio and video.

Observer 

Sunday paper

On

line Newspapers  Thousands of world newspapers at your fingertips.

Th

e OnionSatirical magazine

Ti

me.com

Ti

mes Online

http://www.channelone.com/ Channel 1 News

 

 

Searching the Web

(when searching the World Wide Web, try using these popular search engines and research sites)

http://www.discovery.com

http://www.yahooligans.com

http://www.ajkids.com

http://www.britannica.com

http://www.worldbook.com

http://www.si.edu

http://lycoszone.lycos.com

http://www.factmonster.com

http://www.thesaurus.com

http://www.infoplease.com

http://www.google.com

http://www.altavista.com

http://www.yahoo.com

http://www.excite.com

http://www.webcrawler.com

Meriam-Webster Dictionary

Reference Desk

Ask.com

Wikipedia

Visit http://www.google.com/language_tools to type in my web address to translate my site to many different languages including español.  ¡MrShamblin.com en español! ¿Qué podía ser mejor?

Spanish Search Engines:

Yahoo! en espanol: the Spanish version of a favorite American search engine.

Ozu: one of the most popular Spanish search engines.

Terra: major Spanish search engine.

 

 

Dictionaries and Thesauri:

Cambridge Dictionaries Online Dictionary.com
The Free Dictionary Dictionary and more.
Medical Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Word Central   Dictionary and more.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesarus
MSN Encarta Dictionary
OneLook Dictionaries
A Basic Dictionary of American Sign Language Terms
RhymeZone
Thesaurus.com
WordReference   Online language dictionaries. English to Spanish, etc.
Your Dictionary  Dictionary links/look up.

http://espanol.babelfish.yahoo.com/?fr=404 

Translation of short texts, max. 150 words.

Google Translator  Google translator

http://www.ldoceonline.com/  online version of the CD-ROM of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

 

http://www.koreandictionary.net/ #1 ranked site on Google!
http://www.chinesedictionary.net/
http://www.germandictionary.org/
http://www.spanishdictionary.net/
http://www.russiandictionary.org/
http://www.dictionarylatin.net/
http://www.italiandictionary.org/
http://www.greek-dictionary.org/
http://www.portuguese-dictionary.org/
http://www.dictionaryjapanese.net/
http://www.vietnamesedictionary.net/
http://www.thai-dictionary.net/

http://www.kanjidictionary.com/

http://www.chinesedictionary.org/

 

 

Encyclopedias and Almanacs:

Baseball Almanac

Encyclopedia.com

Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Smithsonian   Art to zoology.

MSN Encarta

 Infoplease Encyclopedia

 Performing Arts Encyclopedia   Library of Congress.

Reference.com

Yahoo Kids Encyclopedia

 

Multi-Subject

http://www.hilliardschools.org/sec/index.cfm eSchool Links for Learning Secondary

 

 

 

Reference Sites

Copyright Issues & Plagiarism

  1. Creative Commons - a simple to understand explanation of this concept.
  2. Copyright Kids - Founded to advance the study of copyright law and the rights in literature, music, art, the theater, motion pictures, and other forms of intellectual property
  3. Copyright from CyberBee - interactive resource for learning about copyright issues
  4. Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States - detailed chart
  5. Fair Use Policies - copying work and giving credit for it is still Infringement!
  6. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/copyright-guide/ The Ultimate Guide to Copyright
  7. The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use - Rights are strongest and longest at the place where educators need them most: in the classroom.
  8. 10 Big Myths about copyright explained - An essay about copyright myths. It assumes you know at least what copyright is -- basically the legal exclusive right of the author of a creative work to control the copying of that work
  9. IP Tile Teaser - Answer the questions true or false and complete the picture. Interactive game on copyright issues.
  10. Plagiarism Checker - free plagiarism detection on the Internet
  11. Teaching Copyright - "This curriculum is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills"
  12. U.S. Copyright Office - Copyright basics
  13. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/student-copyright/ Ultimate Guide to Copyright for Students
  14. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/student-dmca/ The Ultimate DMCA Guide for Students
  15. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/student-plagiarism/ A Plagiarism Guide for Students

General reference locations

  1. AllRefer.com - Browse articles in eleven major areas of topics to find brief articles about a large number of thing. While you are there, take a look at their Gazetteer.
  2. Ask for Kids allows you to type in an entire question and then gives you possibilities to refine the question. Many of the resources you find are on pages posted on their server rather than links to other locations on the web. However, there are some excellent resources here. You can also type "What does --- mean?" and get a dictionary listing.
  3. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: Passages, Phrases and Proverbs Traced to their Sources.
  4. Calculators On-Line provides links to almost 7000 calculators
  5. Computer File Types by Extension - Need to know the difference between .mpp and .mpg, you will find almost every extension here.
  6. Conversion - an online conversions calculator for a variety of unit measurements featuring natural language queries.
  7. Easy Calculation offers several types of calculators
  8. Emoticons - Also known as "Smileys", these symbols are used in emails and chat rooms to convey the body language, facial expressions, and vocal inflections we lack in electronic communication.
  9. Explore the Exploratorium - The museum of science, art, and human perception
  10. FedStats: A to Z Topical List - the window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government.n
  11. Homework help sites from Multnomah County Library
  12. Homework Center from InfoPlease
  13. HTML Color Table - Color swatches and their Hexadecimal Red Green Blue(RGB) values.
  14. Internet Resources for Librarians: Includes a neat set of links on ideas about how to write a web page for your library.
  15. InternetTools (iTools) - This site promises quick access to the best Internet tools. (Search Tools, Language Tools, Research Tools, Financial Tools, Map Tools, and Internet Tools)
  16. The Librarian's Bookmarks: Resources for Teachers Menu lists General Education Web Sites and Subject Area Sites.
  17. The Library of Congress - resources for every age group
  18. Martindale's Reference Desk has links to many traditional reference sites as well as links to other web resources. This site belongs on the List of Links page also.
  19. Metric Conversion - includes; length, area, volume, mass, force, pressure, work, power, temperature, and fuel mileage
  20. My Virtual Reference Desk
  21. Newspapers - links to several Australian and UK newspaper sites
  22. Phrase Finder - Search the whole database of 5,000 phrases. The search works like a phrases thesaurus. Give it a single word and it will return a list of phrases and sayings that are related to the word in some way.
  23. Primary Resources and Real-World Data - The Internet provides access to a wide range of primary resources such as letters, diaries, journals, logs, data, documents, speeches, and videos.
  24. Prime Numbers - This site has a prime number generator and a prime number checker.
  25. Reference Desk - pull down menus allow you to locate references for a large number of areas.
  26. References - Browse the Web's Best References
  27. Research Paper - A guide for writing research papers based on American Psychological Association (APA) Documentation.
  28. Research Paper - A guide for writing research papers based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation.
  29. Roget's Thesaurus Search Form
  30. Units Converter - [this site opens as a new page] Interactive calculator for the following measurements:Weight and Mass, Distance and Length, Capacity and Volume, Area, Speed, Temperature, Time, Pressure and Circular Measure.
  31. A Web of On-Line Grammars - This page maintains links with on-line grammars of as many languages as can be found on the Web.
  32. WWW Virtual Library - Fourteen directories from Agriculture to Society
  33. YourDictionary.com - This site says that it is the web's most authoritative and comprehensive language portal

  34. Zipcodes - Search for zipcodes
  35. Cliffnotes.com
  36. A. Education Resources Information Center (which is the world’s largest digital library of education literature): http://www.eric.ed.gov/
    B. Facts Encyclopedia (the Education and Teaching section): http://www.refdesk.com/educate.html
  37. Term Papers Online 99+ Sites for Your Free Paper by Ruth Kinloch https://smart.study/blog/term-papers-online-99-sites-for-your-free-paper/

Almanacs & Calendars

  1. The American Secular Holidays Calendar - "Let's see ... hmmmm, when is Veterans day?" If you ever ask questions like that, go to this page enter the year and see important dates for that year. This calendar covers years later than 1776. If you are interested, in the year 2195 Earth Day will be Wednesday, 22 April.
  2. Calendar - can be reset to any year
  3. Daily Almanacs and Holidays - Brought to you by the Nebraska Library Commission
  4. Federal Holidays - from the Office of Personnel Management
  5. Historic Events & Birth dates that occurred on a selected day of the year. This is the most comprehensive index that I have seen on the Internet. Sponsored by Scope Systems Worldwide Industrial Electronics Repair & Services.
  6. Holiday List from Kid's Domain - in alphabetical order
  7. The Old Farmer's Almanac
  8. This Day: calendar and almanac links
  9. This Day in History - presented by The History Channel. Other categories offered are this day: in Wall street history, in automotive history and in Civil War History. Click on the links on the left to go to various This Day in History content.
  10. Time related sites
  11. Today's Calendar and Clock Page
  12. Yahoo Directory - Holidays and Observances

Dictionaries

  1. Acronym Finder
  2. Ask Dr. Dictionary - Look up a word, or look at the Doctor's links to other dictionary sites on the web.
  3. FreeDictionary - Has word of the day, quote of the day, article of the day, word game of the day and more.
  4. Rhyming Dictionary - You can use it to help write poetry, song lyrics, greeting cards, witticisms, and more.
  5. Specialized On-Line Dictionaries in one of 60 areas, from Advertising to Travel.
  6. Travlang's Translating Dictionaries featuring 18 languages.
  7. Visual Dictionary Online - from Merriam Webster
  8. Word Central from Merriam Webster - a customizable dictionary and a daily buzz word
  9. WWWebster's Online Dictionary look up a word or a phrase
  10. YourDictionary.com - This site says that it is the web's most authoritative and comprehensive language portal

Encyclopedias

  1. Columbia Encyclopedia (Sixth Edition) - Containing nearly 51,000 entries
  2. Encyclopedia.com - Because knowledge is cool.
  3. Encyclopedia Smithsonian - helps answer frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian with links to resources on subjects from Art to Zoology
  4. Historica - the Canadian encyclopedia
  5. Info Please - encyclopedia
  6. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  7. TechEncyclopedia - over 20,000 IT terms

Regional Educational Labs

  1. Index of Regional Educational Labs
  2. Appalachian Region Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc (AEL) - Specialty Area Rural Education (now known as Edvantia)
  3. Central Region - McRel - Mid-continent regional Educational Laboratory - Specialty Area Curriculum, Learning and Instruction
  4. Midwestern Region - NCREL - North Central Regional Educational Laboratory - Specialty Area Technology
  5. Northwestern Region - NWREL - Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory - Specialty Area School Change Processes
  6. Pacific Region - PREL - Pacific Resources for Education & Learning - Specialty Area Language and Cultural Diversity
  7. Mid-Atlantic Region - LSS - Laboratory for Student Success - Specialty Area Urban Education
  8. Southeastern Region - SERVE - SouthEastern Regional Vision for Education - Specialty Area Early Childhood Education
  9. Southwestern Region - SEDL Southwest Educational Development Laboratory - Specialty Area Language and Cultural Diversity

 

 Magazines & TV Online
You won't find Seinfeld, Cheers, or Letterman here. The focus is instruction; web sites for Television channels or shows which support instruction in the classroom, or On-line magazines which would be useful for project-based research.  
 
  1. Earth & Sky: Visit the Teacher's Lounge posted by this radio show's home page. Find out how to integrate Earth & Sky into your classroom. Browse their Virtual Textbook then check out their Teacher's Resource Hot List.
  2. Discovery Channel Online - TV online
  3. Discovery Online presents The Skinny On... a large number of topics. Do you ever wonder "Why There's No Channel 1 on a TV", or "Why You Never See Baby Pigeons?" Find the answers to those and more at this site.
  4. Discover Magazine - Science, Technology and the Future
  5. Exploratorium Science Snacks - This site is full of Snacks...but they're not the kind you eat. They're the kind you can learn from and have fun with. Exploratorium Science Snacks are miniature versions of some of the most popular exhibits at the Exploratorium.
    1. Tools for Teaching - from the Exploratorium
  6. Find it in the WHY files -Science touches our lives in countless ways. Yet people often think science is relevant only to a white-coated, lab-dwelling elite. The Why Files portrays science as a critical human endeavor conducted by ordinary people. We use news and current events as springboards to explore science, health, environment and technology. Divided into grades 5-8 and grades 9-12.
  7. The History Channel: where the past comes alive...online
  8. Instructor - the professional journal that teachers of grade levels K through 8 have relied on for more than a century. Some of the features here include sample articles, grant sources, and a sample cyber hunt.
  9. The Lab - Australian Broadcasting Corporation's gateway to online science
  10. New Scientist - magazine.
  11. Welcome to the laboratory that never sleeps! The MAD Scientist Network is a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions.
  12. National Geographic
  13. National Geographic Kids (formerly named World)
  14. NOVA Online
  15. Odyssey Magazine - the science magazine for young adventurers, ages 10-16
  16. Popular Science
  17. Science
  18. Science and Technology Resources from the Internet Public Library site
  19. Science News Online
  20. Scientific American - Read article summaries, complete articles, or news items. You can also see previous issues back to 1996.
  21. Sky and Telescope Magazine - see the current issue, or look through their archive
  22. T.H.E. Journal - Technology Horizons in Education
  23. USA Today
  24. The Weather Channel
  25. Wired [this site opens in a new page]

 


Teacher / Education Tools:

http://www.lessonplanet.com/

Lesson Plans and Worksheets

Lesson Planet helps teachers quickly search teacher-reviewed online lesson plans and worksheets.

http://www.englishsoftware.org/

SATproblems.com is a dedicated online portal, which offers different SAT Practice tests, preparation materials and video tutorials. You can find test analytics, which shows you the topics to study. Get comprehensive study lessons, which gives you an edge to get into the college you want.

http://www.entertainmentcenterspot.com/guide-to-the-mozart-effect theory of the Mozart Effect and the differing views behind it

Education Resources Information Center (which is the world’s largest digital library of education literature): http://www.eric.ed.gov/


Facts Encyclopedia (the Education and Teaching section): http://www.refdesk.com/educate.html

 

Educator Labs http://educatorlabs.org/resources/


http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/

304 Lesson Plans for Teachers
http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/lesson-plans/

History & Social Studies | EDSITEment
http://edsitement.neh.gov/subject/history-social-studies

101 Online Collaborative Learning Tools for Teachers & Educators
http://www.docurated.com/101-free-free-try-online-collaborative-learning-tools-teachers-educators/

History Lesson Plans for Teachers
https://kids.usa.gov/grown-ups/lesson-plans/history/index.shtml

How To Become A Teacher
http://certificationmap.com/how-to-become-a-teacher/

http://www.quizburst.com/ Easily create fun learning games, quizzes and printables, for free

http://quizlet.com/ Simple tools that let you study anything, for free.

http://www.classtools.net/ Create free games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds!

http://www.toolsforteachers.com/

https://www.superteachertools.net/

https://learnzillion.com/

http://www.discoverbusiness.us/learning/#3 'How to Learn and Study Effectively' 5 Note Taking and Learning Methods, Different Types of Note Taking Software, How to Improve Reading Comprehension, and 6 Memorization Techniques!

 

LearnEnglish Kids http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/

TalkEnglish.com http://www.talkenglish.com/listening/listenbasic.aspx

The Effortless English Blog and Video Podcast by A.J. Hoge http://effortlessenglishclub.com/blog-and-video-podcast

http://smart.study/blog/how-to-write-a-5-paragraph-essay-that-will-amaze-everyone/ How to Write a 5 Paragraph Essay That Will Amaze Everyone!

http://essayroo.com/math-resources Math Resources

http://australianhelp.com/online-tools

http://australianhelp.com/math Math Resources

http://www.beelitebasketball.com/ Be Elite Basketball

http://www.helpteaching.com/create.htm

http://www.helpteaching.com/free-printable-worksheets.htm

https://thesishelp.net/blog/math-tools-and-soft/

https://www.ukwebhostreview.com/web-hosting-guide/

http://academized.com/do-my-homework Math Tools

Teach Tomorrow: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/

Scholarships for Students Becoming Teachers: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/scholarships/

Apps, Tools, and Resources for Teachers: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/education-technology-tools/

Guide to Continuing Education for Teachers: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/continuing-education-for-teachers/

Guide to writing an argumentative essay https://papersowl.com/blog/write-an-argumentative-essay

Student-Athlete Education:

http://www.beelitebasketball.com/ Be Elite Basketball

 

Student-Teen Drivers

http://www.sr22insurance.net/students-and-teens/

 

OnlineTutoring

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/#what_you_should_know_before

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/#tips

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/#tutoring_disabilities

 

Adult Education:

http://adulteducation.answers.com/

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/english-and-humanities-programs/

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/best-colleges-online/

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-colleges/

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/california/

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/california/#scholarships

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/debt-payoff-calculator/ Debt Payoff Calculator

https://www.springboard.com/learning-paths/data-science-jobs/ How to Find Your Dream Data Science Job

~Stock Trading Resources~

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/best-online-stock-trading-brokers/ Best Online Stock Trading Brokers for 2016

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/best-online-stock-trading-brokers/#investment-calculator Investment Calculator

http://internet.frontier.com/budget-calculator.html Calculate Your Budget

https://findyourcontext.education/ Find Your Context

THE BEST ONLINE COLLEGES OF 2016, ASSOCIATE, BACHELORS, FINANCING ETC.

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#accredited-online-associate-degree-programs

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#accredited-online-bachelors-degree-programs

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#online-colleges-by-state

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#why-online-education

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#financing-your-online-degree

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#resources-to-help-you-succeed
http://www.onlinecollegeplan.com/best-online-colleges/ The Best Online Colleges: The Top 100

All about Student Internships

http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/
http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/#What_Students_Should_Know_Before_Choosing_an_Internship_Platform
http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/#The_Best_Student_Internship_Platforms_of_2017
http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/#How_to_Avoid_Scams

 

 


High School Subjects

 

Art

Standards

  1. Art Standards - state and national standards
  2. The National Standards for Arts Education - Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations (under the guidance of the
    National Committee for Standards in the Arts)

Multi links

  1. ArtJunction - choose something to see, learn or do in their activity centers. Brief descriptions are provided to give you some idea of what to expect in each area: a gallery section of children's art work, art project ideas, links and more.
  2. ArtBot - art video and lessons - The lessons are extremely varied and teach children step-by-step how to draw and even create a very realistic sculpture.
  3. ArtsEdge from the Kennedy Center - helps educators to teach in, through and about the arts. A MarcoPolo partner site.
  4. Art Games - from The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Many activities on this site! 
  5. Art Hotlist - one of the Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists
  6. Art Resources - numerous links for art
  7. Art Safari -Museum of Modern Art’s web site - investigate and create different animals.
  8. Artist's Toolkit - Artists use visual elements and principles like line, color and shape as tools to build works of art. Learn about these concepts in a variety of ways. 
  9. ArtsConnectEd - posted by the Minneapolis Institute of Art (the Playground is interactive)
  10. Crayola Art Education - lesson plans, creative experiences, art techniques, and teacher resources
  11. Imagination Factory - The Imagination Factory integrates art with science and social studies to teach solid waste management concepts in a fun and entertaining way.
  12. The Incredible Art Department - guess whose enigmatic smile greets you to the Art Department
  13. Internet School Library Media Center - This index of a variety of links is from the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Some school districts block access to the archive. If yours does, plan to look through the links at home.
  14. Invention at Play - from the Lemelson Center
  15. Leonardo's Perspective - linear perspective
  16. Lifetime of Color - Art Education and ArtEdventures from Sanford features four main areas; Create Art, Study Art, Play Art Games, and Teach Art.
  17. Lifetime of Color - Technique Demos - Discover how great artists made their famous works while learning tips and techniques for creating your own art!
  18. Media Center Internet Index - a research tool for librarians, teachers of all levels, for parents and students
  19. My Window to Art - lessons on painting, drawing, mixed media, 3D and more
  20. Schoolhouse: The Arts - many topics and links to choose from
  21. SmartHistory - a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook
  22. Visual Arts Resources - interactive web sites on various topics
  23. Virtual Museum of El Pais - 3D exhibit of South America paintings

Lesson Plans

  1. A Mask For All Seasons - create a plaster craft mask to depict the four seasons
  2. A. Pintura - Art Detective - an online game about art history and art composition
  3. Art History Resources on the Web - from prehistoric to 20th century, there are also links to non-European art and museums
  4. The Art Kids - lesson plans for K-6 and 7-12 (Caution: this is a free site hosted by GeoCities and occasionally you will find that it has exceeded its allocated data transfer. Go early in the hour.)
  5. Art Webquest - Visual arts; 5th grade but can be adapted - major art movement research; select the paintings which best represent this period in art.
  6. Artful Installations: 3D Constructions - 8th grade major art talent class, but it is easily adaptable to all age groups: students use problem-solving skills, communication, and a diversity of tasks to create a three-dimensional version of a two-dimensional painting
  7. Blick Art Materials Lesson Plans - search by grade level or by discipline
  8. Chasing Vermeer: A DaVinci Code for Children - observe and explore famous paintings by Vermeer. They will do online research about the history of this artist and his paintings, noting the particular use of his light, shadow and interior settings
  9. China Culture Quest - Lesson plan - learn about Chinese brush painting, calligraphy, and names then practice using the brush with tempera paint, as they draw and write Chinese words they find in their online research
  10. Claude Monet - students explore and appreciate the life and work of Impressionist artist Claude Monet. They gather information to write a biography on him and sketch an original landscape in his style.
  11. Claude Monet and his friends and followers - Meet some of the most famous artists
  12. Compare and Contrast - Select two works of art from a list of 26. Then click the "Begin Essay" button in the selection box that displays your selections to write your own short essay comparing the works of art. This is a display from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
  13. Drawing In One-Point Perspective - Step-by-step instructions for basic one-point
  14. How to Draw a Head - multimedia directions on how to draw a head  
  15. How to Draw tutorials
    1. How to Draw a Dog - progressing from circles to the dog drawing
    2. How to Draw Ears - human ears as well as manga (Japanese cartoon style) ears
    3. How to Draw Eyes - human eyes as well as manga (Japanese cartoon style) eyes
    4. How to Draw Faces - basic methods to draw general anime faces
    5. How to Draw Hands - human hands as well as manga (Japanese cartoon style) hands
    6. How to Draw a Hamster - progressing from circles to the hamster drawing
    7. How to Draw a Jumping Man - progressing from circles to the jumping man drawing
    8. How to Draw a Stretching Woman - progressing from circles to the stretching woman drawing
    9. How to Draw It - how to make stylized cartoon type drawings of lots of animals [47 on the day we found this page]
    10. How to Draw (for Kids) - these step-by-step drawing exercises are designed for children [35 currently listed - mostly animals] 
  16. Favorite Art Lessons from the incredible Art Department - This site lists lessons from Early Childhood to Undergraduate. Wow! They even have lesson suggestions for days when you will have a substitute.
  17. Inside Art - an adventure in art history by Educational Web Adventures
  18. KinderArt - art education for kids of all ages
  19. Leonardo - Exploring Leonardo; his perspectives, his shorthand and more.
  20. Lesson Finder at ArtsEdge - including lesson plans, units, and other ideas
  21. Lesson Plan Central - art lesson plans, worksheets, clipart and activities
  22. Light Walk - a "light hearted" look at light, shadow, and images. Also, read how to make your own pinhole camera.
  23. Light and Color - activities designed to give ideas about light and color
  24. Make a Town - a learning project to create a model town using free software (PC/Windows only)
  25. Music, Art, and PE Lesson Plans and Resources - from a homeschool site
  26. National Gallery of Art presents Adventures with Art Links
    1. James Jacques Tissot
    2. George Catlin
    3. Martin Johnson Heade
    4. Jacques-Louis David
    5. Wassily Kandinsky
    6. John Singleton Copley
    7. Rogier van der Weyden
    8. Frank Stella
  27. The National Standards for Arts Education - Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations (under the guidance of the National Committee for Standards in the Arts)
  28. Perspective - lesson; learn how to use perspective in your drawings and paintings to create the illusion of depth
  29. Picasso - The works of Pablo Picasso are presented at the OnLine Picasso Project (7,044 catalogued works)
  30. Teach Art - lesson plans from Sanford
  31. Think Art - many lesson plans
  32. Visual Art Lesson Plans - from Teachnology

Museums

  1. The Art Institute of Chicago
  2. http://www.metmuseum.org/ Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  3. Museum Network - 33,000 museums worldwide, links to museum learning adventures on the Web.
  4. Webmuseum - exhibits, paintings, and resources.
  5. Metropolitan Museum of Art - View exhibitions and installations at the museum. On their Education page you can find an excellent variety of educational experiences with images of works of art and detailed descriptions of educational opportunities at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  6. Minneapolis Institute of Arts - Many of their collections and online programs
  7. The National Gallery of Art - one of the finest collections in the world illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present - Go there to browse their collection. While there, stop and explore Watson and the Shark, John Singleton Copley's famous painting of "Watson and the Shark" which was inspired by an event that took place in Havana, Cuba, in 1749.
  8. http://www.kanetix.ca/top-toronto-museums Toronto's Top Museums

Resources

  1. 4096 Color Wheel - Hover over the wheel to view colors. Click to choose a web-smart color
  2. The Alphabet of Art - This site explains, in simple terms, the elements of visual design.
  3. ArtKidsRule - Fun Activities, Resources & Tutorials for Kids, Grown-ups & Teachers
  4. Art Standards - State and National Standards
  5. Color: Design’s Most Exciting Element - a 22 slide ppt show
  6. Color Theory - a 22 slide ppt show
  7. Color Wheel - a 22 slide show which includes a student assignment
  8. Interactive Color Wheel - experiment with saturation, intensity, hue, and luma
  9. Physics of Color - a 41 slide ppt show with several great examples
  10. Real Color Wheel - Use this Real Color Wheel to match and find pigments that are the correct color oppositions for mixing neutral dark shadow colors without using black pigment. Designed for a natural artist painting on location.
  11. The Science of Color - a 19 slide ppt show
  12. World Artists Directory - accomplished artists worldwide
  13. World Wide Arts Resources provides the definitive gateway to arts information and culture since 1995. Simply select any of the categories or premiere links to begin your exciting adventure. 
  14. Resources for Art Students: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/resources/

    Career Paths in Art: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/careers/

    Scholarships for Art Students: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/scholarships/

    Top Art Schools: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/

    Art History Programs and Degrees: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/art-history/

    Fashion Merchandising Degrees: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/fashion-merchandising/

    Photography Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/art-schools/photography/

    Complete Guide to Art Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/art-schools/

Just for Fun

  1. The Art Zone - create art online; from the National Gallery of Art.
  2. Collage Machine - interactive site that allows students to create their own collages; from the National Gallery of Art
  3. Coloring.com - allows students to choose a line drawing and color it on the screen. This site is fairly slow unless you have a very fast connection. Do you have an account yet? Go ahead and register, it's free!
  4. Children's Haiku Garden - This garden is for the haiku verses with illustrations from Japanese children and other children from the USA or other countries. 
  5. First Palette - fun,educational art activities, very visual, easy-to-follow, and includes supporting resources
  6. Mix and Paint with Curious George - select a picture, mix colors of paint and color the picture  
  7. Mobile - Create your own mobile with this site, from the National Gallery of Art
  8. Mondrian Machine - Mondrian called this highly abstract and geometric style neoplasticism. Create your own!
  9. My Imaginary City - create your own city
  10. On-Line Coloring Pages - drag colors from the palette to the outline drawing, kids can try to match a small thumbnail drawing or use their own creativity 
  11. Paint Box - create characters, make greeting cards, or just have fun doodling, from the National Gallery of Art
  12. PixelFace - interactive portrait maker, from the National Gallery of Art
  13. RiverRun - encourages young children to orchestrate a flowing array of colorful shapes and patterns online
  14. SwatchBox - a tool for mixing and drawing with millions of colors, from the National Gallery of Art

 

 

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