Great Sites for Wallburg

Welcome to our Great Sites for Wallburg page.  At the top of this page you will find Internet sites which teachers use for lessons either in the classroom or in the computer labs or both. Listed below those sites you will find the Parent/Teacher section where you will find links to websites that we believe are useful at both home and in the classroom.  We will continue to add sites as teachers and administration review and request them. 

Don't forget about NetTrekker - A great, safe search engine for teachers and students
Visit Nettrekker 

Click here to see several sights that are useful in practicing for the EOGs.

We Give Books - Read books online for FREE.
Read NC NCDPI Reading Resource for parents, teachers and students.
Paws in Jobland  This site allows students to explore their own talents in relation to various careers.

Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics  This site has ideas on how to help your child learn mathematics.  It is provided by the education department from the U.S. Government. 

Fact Monster  (http://www.factmonster.com/)  This site provides information about study skills, homework, reports, and educational games. 

Kids Click (http://www.kidsclick.com/)  This site is a good a resource for educational and fun software for children.  It is sorted by age and subject so shopping is easy. 

Testing for Elementary School Students in North Carolina( http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/accountability/parents/elementary ) This site is provided by North Carolina's Department of Public Instruction.  It features practice EOG tests for grades 3-5 and information regarding the 4th grade writing test.  It is a great way to help your child prepare for these tests.

TryScience (http://www.tryscience.org)
Here's a quote from the TryScience web site: "Your children need a great science education and you can do a lot to help make that happen. The first place to start is right here, where you'll find a world of information, activities, and ideas that are just like science - exciting, useful, and offering something for the whole family!"

Getting Girls Interested in Science (http://www.iwaswondering.org)
Who says girls aren't interested in science?  This site is "A curious look at Women's Adventures in Science!"

SpellingTime.com (http://www.spellingtime.com)

Cool Spelling Assesment Tool for you and the students to use - you have to create an account but it is free!

Lee y seras (http://www.leeyseras.net)
"At its core, Lee y seras is about helping Latino children realize their potential as strong readers and learners."

NetTrekker (http://www.nettrekker.com)
NetTrekker, a trusted search engine for schools, saves K-12 educators and students time. netTrekker provides educators with access to online resources that link directly to their state's standards and benchmarks, enabling them to easily integrate this material into their everyday curricula. netTrekker also provides a safe way for students to search the Internet for school projects with high quality, contextual results. You will need a username and password to use netTrekker outside of a school. Contact your school's personell to receive a password.

NC WiseOwl (http://www.ncwiseowl.org)
A site created by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction that contains many useful resources for teachers, students, and parents. Access online periodical and encyclopedia databases, pre-made activities, professional development tools and much more.

Between the Lions (http://pbskids.org/lions/)
A web site created by PBS that includes many stories, songs, games, printable materials, and teacher/parent resources.

Internet4Classrooms (http://www.internet4classrooms.com/assistance.htm)
Tons of activities that can be done in the lab on the internet. They are broken down by grade then by topics that come from our curriculum.

Starfall (http://www.starfall.com)
A great site for reading skills for the younger grades.

Little Clickers (http://www.littleclickers.com/)
A collection of links to great educational web sites for ages 6 to 12 as put together by the editors of Children's Software Review magazine.

Reading Rockets (http://www.readingrockets.org/)
A national multimedia project that informs parents, teachers, and children about the science of reading with the ultimate goal of increasing reading literacy across the population.

Read, Write, Think (http://www.readwritethink.org/)
A web site created by the partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Marco Polo Education Foundation with the goal of providing parents, teachers, and students free, high-quality, web-based language arts resources.

Scholastic (http://www.scholastic.com/)
A web site created by Scholastic, one of the largest children's publishing and media companies within the United States. Scholastic has the corporate mission of "instilling the love of reading and learning for lifelong pleasure in all children." Many wonderful free and paid resources can be found for children, parents, and educators on Scholastic's web site.

Book Adventure (http://www.bookadventure.com/)
Book Adventure is a non-profit program intended to motivate students in grades Kindergarten through the eighth grade to read. Users must register, which is free, in order to use all of the site's components. "Book Adventure was created by the Sylvan Learning Foundation and is sponsored by Sylvan Learning, Inc."

Book Hive (http://www.bookhive.org)
"Book Hive is a web site designed for children ages birth through twelve, their parents, teachers, or anyone interested in reading about children's books." Book Hive was created by the Public Library Charlotte-Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC).

Story Place (http://www.storyplace.org/storyplace.asp)
Story Place is a online library of interactive stories for preschool and elementary students created by the Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County.

Out on a Limb - A Guide to Getting Along (http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/conflict/intro2.html)  Conflict resolutions filled with resources for parents and teachers. 

Do to Learn (http://dotolearn.com/games/facialexpressions/index.htm)  Click here for interactive games for teaching social skills.

Kids Psych (http://www.kidspsych.org/index2.html)  Kids Psych has animated activities to address understanding ourselves and others.