The Best of the Web
For Education

Presented by

George F. Sabato

CTA Good Teaching Conferences
2014
Today you will be
introduced to…
Best of the Web for Education
--a portal to sites for teachers, students
and parents.
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Y...
 Digital—Paperless

“Hand-out”
Best of the Web for Education
by George F. Sabato

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Find the link to my PowerPoint prese...
What’s New
Or use the CCSS Link
Best of the Web…
Is a featured link at

ccss.org

The Links page of
The California Council for
the So...
Mr. Sabato’s Best of the Web for Educaton
A Resource and A Model

http://mrsabato.webs.com/
And its Google Alternative Site
An alternate site created because
some school sites block the webs.com site.
http://sites....
Resources For
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Common Core
American and World History
Geography
Government
Economics
M...
Common Core
Navigate with the Menu
Select World History
You arrive at this page.
You have links to
World History.
Favorite World History Sites
The following
are just a few
of my favorite
history sites.
Selected Sample History Sites

This site has a great review
Of world history written at
The students reading level.
Wonderful World History
Written for kids.
Mr. Donn’s
Ancient
History

Click on

Rome

Or any Ancient Civilization

Great Links and Lessons
On the civilization you s...
BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Help site
has great links for Social Studies, Math,
English, Science, Art/Music, ….

Easy Fun Scho...
American History
Menu from my Google Site page
Kathy Schrock’s Guide
for Educators

Mr. Kash’s Class Page
The Geography links
provide you
with links that present
Maps—ancient and contemporary
map quizes, black line
masters
polit...
Sample Geography Sites

National Geographic has it all,
from political and physical maps,
all about animals, history/cultu...
This game is like
Simon.
Drill and Thrill!
When you type in the
street address in to
Google Earth it will
give you an aerial view
of the location.

My Home!
Government & Economics
Sample Government Sites
Science, Art, Music, Theater
Four of the Best Sites of Homework Help
Search Engines
Guides to Searching
Encyclopedias
Dictionaries
Library Links
Bibliography Help
Research
There’s a link to
Google, Vivissimo,
And other search engings.

Get “just the facts”
from Fact Monster!
One of the best teacher sites-designed for AP classes.
A great resource for all!
Bibliography
Help!
MLS or APA

ISBN to Citation!!
NEW:

Elementary+ ESL
Section

Elementary - ESL
Early Elementary
Wacona Elementary School: Sites for Early Learners.
Mrs. ...
Waconona Elementary S.D. Site
Find links
to just about every
museum in the world!
Get the scoop from kid oriented sites,
or from main stream sites of television networks to newspapers, from local
to natio...
You can now easily
use translation software,
just type in the English and
get a translation into the
language you choose.
Naturally, the kids love games.
having these safe, educational games
available is a nice service,
and a hook to the web si...
Educational Games
Find tutorials to just about
any software, (Word, Excel…)
guides to making a web site,
buttons and banners for sites,
and ...
Technology

Links to
tutorials, clip
art, antispyware,
banners and
buttons…
Teacher Tech – In Teacher Resources

Find Teacher Support
from Web 2.0, Smart Boards,
State Standards and Blue Prints,
Rel...
Standards
Find links to the
California Assn. of the Gifted (CAG),
And other great resources for parents
And teachers—the kids too!
What’s New??? …is something new!
Google Chrome Apps

only with Chrome
Link found on What’s New
Make a YouTube Channel
for your favorite class related videos.
(search YouTube for other teachers finds.)
Create your
YouT...
How can you create something similar
to my website?
If you can do basic word-processing,
you can create
Word files with ho...
If you can use Word, you just create a regular document
with the insertion of hyperlinks. (see a Word tutorial*)
You can s...
SBC Filamentality

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You create lessons with Hot Links
for each activity.
Then save them at Filamentality.
You create ...
Filamentality
Knowledge Network
Explorer
You can easily get a free web site!
 Webs.com
 Google

Sites
 Angelfire
 Do you have one to
recommend?
Each of these s...
Workshop Follow-up

Visit “Mr. Sabato’s Best of the Web for
Education”.
 Bookmark the site.
 Visit the websites on Mr. S...
Thank you for coming
to the workshop today!
 
 

George Sabato
Email Comments and Site Recommendations to:

georgesabato@g...
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  1. 1. The Best of the Web For Education Presented by George F. Sabato CTA Good Teaching Conferences 2014
  2. 2. Today you will be introduced to… Best of the Web for Education --a portal to sites for teachers, students and parents. + You will view sample links And learn how to make Your Own Site
  3. 3.  Digital—Paperless “Hand-out” Best of the Web for Education by George F. Sabato  Find the link to my PowerPoint presentation posted on slideshare.com http://goo.gl/GgKufe Use the QR Code at the right. A link is also at my site’s “What’s New” tab:  Search “Mr.Sabato” or go directly to  http://mrsabato.webs.com/  https://sites.google.com/site/mrsabatosite/ 
  4. 4. What’s New
  5. 5. Or use the CCSS Link Best of the Web… Is a featured link at ccss.org The Links page of The California Council for the Social Studies. Listed as Mr. Sabato’s Super Site
  6. 6. Mr. Sabato’s Best of the Web for Educaton A Resource and A Model http://mrsabato.webs.com/
  7. 7. And its Google Alternative Site An alternate site created because some school sites block the webs.com site. http://sites.google.com/site/mrsabatosite/
  8. 8. Resources For                   Common Core American and World History Geography Government Economics Math English Science Art and Music Research Assistance News Taking Virtual Tours Educational Games Translation Teaching Support Standards Gifted and Talented Education and ESL And more….
  9. 9. Common Core
  10. 10. Navigate with the Menu Select World History
  11. 11. You arrive at this page. You have links to World History.
  12. 12. Favorite World History Sites The following are just a few of my favorite history sites.
  13. 13. Selected Sample History Sites This site has a great review Of world history written at The students reading level.
  14. 14. Wonderful World History Written for kids.
  15. 15. Mr. Donn’s Ancient History Click on Rome Or any Ancient Civilization Great Links and Lessons On the civilization you select!
  16. 16. BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Help site has great links for Social Studies, Math, English, Science, Art/Music, …. Easy Fun School has great project ideas. for example, for Egypt they have instructions on how to mummify a chicken!
  17. 17. American History Menu from my Google Site page
  18. 18. Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators Mr. Kash’s Class Page
  19. 19. The Geography links provide you with links that present Maps—ancient and contemporary map quizes, black line masters political and physical by the hundreds! Aerial/Satellite images Facts about countries Weather World Time Games
  20. 20. Sample Geography Sites National Geographic has it all, from political and physical maps, all about animals, history/culture and it has fun and challenging games.
  21. 21. This game is like Simon. Drill and Thrill!
  22. 22. When you type in the street address in to Google Earth it will give you an aerial view of the location. My Home!
  23. 23. Government & Economics
  24. 24. Sample Government Sites
  25. 25. Science, Art, Music, Theater
  26. 26. Four of the Best Sites of Homework Help
  27. 27. Search Engines Guides to Searching Encyclopedias Dictionaries Library Links Bibliography Help
  28. 28. Research There’s a link to Google, Vivissimo, And other search engings. Get “just the facts” from Fact Monster!
  29. 29. One of the best teacher sites-designed for AP classes. A great resource for all!
  30. 30. Bibliography Help! MLS or APA ISBN to Citation!!
  31. 31. NEW: Elementary+ ESL Section Elementary - ESL Early Elementary Wacona Elementary School: Sites for Early Learners. Mrs. Alphabet: Great for preschoolers. Sesamestreet: Browse kindergarten games by subject Fisher Price: Pre-school games Mrs. Perkins: Learn the Dolch words with audio assist. The Smiling Teacher: Learn sight words. Little Lamb: Learn site word from a video featuring Mary's Little Lamb. Site Words: The site words appear in the animated video and then hear the words. Phonics: Youtube teacher phonics--160,000 hits. Mr.Thorne in U.K. great! He has many other useful vidoe clips for phonics. Elementary Rockingham Schools: All Subjects Pre/K-5 Sierra and Schnell School Elementary School: Selected Educational and fun sites. FunSchool: Games and craft for elementary kids. This is used often in my grand-daughter's class. KidSites: Educational and Fun sites for kids...and adults as well. P.J. Pinchbeck Homework Helper: Math with links to other subjects Counting Money Activity from Harcourt Count the coin value and type it in the box and click 'Check'. www.hbschool.com/activity/counting_money The One Dollar Store Choose enough of the quarters, dimes, nickles, and pennies to make up the exact price of a toy. www.smartygames.com/igre/game.php?dir=math&file=learnMoney Piggy Bank When coins fall from the top of the screen, choose those that add up to the given amount, and the piggy bank fills. fen.com/studentactivities/Piggybank/piggybank.html More at Home School Math: http:// www.homeschoolmath.net/online/money.php For Teachers Best Websites for Elementary Teachers: Teacher tools, language arts, social studies, holidays... Discovery School Lesson Plans: For Elementary K-5 Kim's Corner: Primary and Elementary reading, writing, classroom management... Elementary Math: All pages are interactive Starfall: Lean to Read with phonics. Children's Learning Network: All free sites for all subjects Top Educational Websites: Fun sites Discovery School: Puzzles, Learning Adventures... Fun Brain: Math, Reading...games. Fact Monster: Homework help for all subjects KidSites: Educational and Fun sites for kids...and adults as well. Find more assistance in the Homework Help section or other topic specific sections on the Main Page. ESL ESL: English Learner Help--Google Dave's ESL Cafe: English Learner Help for Teachers, Parents and Students Ron-Chang Lee ESL A Fantastic Menu to Many ESL Resources Quizes, Tests, Activites for ESL: A4ESL Resources Randall's Cyber Listening Lab: Listent to Everyday Conversations-Take a Quiz ESL Kid Stuff: Games, Quizes, Flashcards My English Images: Resources for Teachers
  32. 32. Waconona Elementary S.D. Site
  33. 33. Find links to just about every museum in the world!
  34. 34. Get the scoop from kid oriented sites, or from main stream sites of television networks to newspapers, from local to national!
  35. 35. You can now easily use translation software, just type in the English and get a translation into the language you choose.
  36. 36. Naturally, the kids love games. having these safe, educational games available is a nice service, and a hook to the web site.
  37. 37. Educational Games
  38. 38. Find tutorials to just about any software, (Word, Excel…) guides to making a web site, buttons and banners for sites, and places where you can build a free web site blog, wiki…
  39. 39. Technology Links to tutorials, clip art, antispyware, banners and buttons…
  40. 40. Teacher Tech – In Teacher Resources Find Teacher Support from Web 2.0, Smart Boards, State Standards and Blue Prints, Released Questions
  41. 41. Standards
  42. 42. Find links to the California Assn. of the Gifted (CAG), And other great resources for parents And teachers—the kids too!
  43. 43. What’s New??? …is something new!
  44. 44. Google Chrome Apps only with Chrome Link found on What’s New
  45. 45. Make a YouTube Channel for your favorite class related videos. (search YouTube for other teachers finds.) Create your YouTube Channel and then upload your videos. Click on upload and input the URL of the video. Very easy!
  46. 46. How can you create something similar to my website? If you can do basic word-processing, you can create Word files with hot links, Or create web pages, blogs and wikis. Here are some examples of how you can do it.
  47. 47. If you can use Word, you just create a regular document with the insertion of hyperlinks. (see a Word tutorial*) You can save a doc as a regular file. When students bring up that file on your classroom or lab computer, they can follow your selected links. You can also save these files to your web site in HTML*. The set of links I created for Ancient Rome (in my links) were done in this manner. Example below, MAPS OF THE ANCIENT ROMAN WORLD The Seven Hills of Rome – Map of the Seven Hills of Rome. Basic Rome City Topography – Topographic map of Rome. Maps of the Roman Empire - Interactive map of the Roman Empire. Map of the Roman Empire At Its Greatest Extent – A large file map of the Roman Empire in the third century. Maps of Roman Battles and Invasions – Find detailed maps of battles
  48. 48. SBC Filamentality   You create lessons with Hot Links for each activity. Then save them at Filamentality. You create a personal file with password for editing.   Students then can access your lesson at Filimentality and use the Hot Links and Treasure Hunt Activities! You may access and use activities created by other teachers.
  49. 49. Filamentality Knowledge Network Explorer
  50. 50. You can easily get a free web site!  Webs.com  Google Sites  Angelfire  Do you have one to recommend? Each of these sites provide you with templates and tutorials. You could be up and running in minutes!
  51. 51. Workshop Follow-up Visit “Mr. Sabato’s Best of the Web for Education”.  Bookmark the site.  Visit the websites on Mr. Sabato’s Site    Bookmark your favorite sites.    Share the site with teachers, students and parents.    Advise students to use the site for homework help.    Create a Word document with links for student use.  Create a Hot Link page at Filamentality.    Create you own web site with your favorite 
  52. 52. Thank you for coming to the workshop today!     George Sabato Email Comments and Site Recommendations to: georgesabato@gmail.com

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