Space Sites and Resources – Click here
Olympics Sites – Click here
Otakou Cluster Site
Thinking Hats Site
Thinkers Keys Site
Search Sites including some for kids
Middle Primary Literacy Games
Junior Primary Literacy Games
Andrea Robertson’s ictlinks wiki
Classblogmeister Help Wiki
Priory Woods School UK
Encyclopedia Britannica Online – You need the school username and password for this.
It is usually easier to use the hard copy version of a dictionary and children still need to be taught basic dictionary skills.
Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary – an online dictionary within Encyclopedia Britannica online – then type in username and password and go down to Encyclopedia Britannica
The Oxford English Dictionary Online – The world’s most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English at your finger tips – type in username and password
Phrase Finder – Large collection of English phrases and sayings. It can be used in three ways: as a ‘phrases thesaurus’, to show a list of phrases that relate to any word you choose; to give meanings of English phrases and sayings; or as a reference to check the origin of phrases.
Quotations – A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.
Facts and General Knowledge
Guinness World Records – Online edition of the book, features world records arranged by category, the Daily Wow selection, games, user favourites
Fact Monster – Free atlas, almanac, dictionary and encyclopedia for children
Eyewitness to history; history through the eyes of those who lived it. From the ancient world through to the 20th century this resource although more useful to secondary students will have components in the text, sounds or images that will support primary students’ learning. NB There could be adult content in some sections of the information.
Time capsule– Enter a date and find out about the notable world events, music, movies, grocery prices, favourite toys of the time and other items about that day. (Links to some fun ‘today in history’ sites at Yahooligans for younger students.) USA website – allow for timezone differences and currency differences.