Cantiague School Library

Lorraine Tedesco, Librarian 

 

OPAC

Web Links

American History - The Arts - Cool Kid Index and Picture Sites - Homework Help - Literature and Authors - Math - Science - World History - Teacher Resources - Miscellaneous

 

 

American History

American Immigration Project - history and photos

American Memory - historical collections from the Library of Congress

American Revolution - from an educational technology center in Georgia

American Revolution - from KidsKonnect, created and maintained by educators

American Revolution - from the Suffolk County Library System

American Revolution - from an American History honor class in Florida

Ben's Guide to Government - excellent site with Ben Franklin as your guide

Government for Kids - brought to you by the U.S Govt.

Lewis and Clark - follow these explorers across America

Library of Congress - there is something for everyone here

Long Island Indians - Montauk and Shinnecock tribes  

Long Island: Our Story - Newsday's history of LI with games, timelines, documents, and maps

Plimoth Plantation- visit the museum and find links to primary sources on the First Thanksgiving

Presidents of the United States - information on all the presidents

Sagamore Hill - home of Teddy Roosevelt

Smithsonian Museum - the nation's museum

Stately Knowledge - terrific site from the Internet Public Library

The Arts

Children's Music - music links for kids

Crayola for Kids - the site for art fun

Piano on the Web - step by step piano lessons

A Cool Kid Index and Picture Sites

Kids Click - an index designed by librarians who work with kids

Image Search - from the people who bring you Kids Click

Pics for Learning - copyright friendly images 

Homework Links 

Ask Jeeves For Kids - ask a question in simple English, (even have your spelling checked) and be linked to a child-safe site

Homework Central - huge database of student sites in three sections; kids,teens,and college and beyond.

Literature and Authors

Classical Mythology - Greek and Roman

Jan Brett -one of the most beautiful author sites with postcards, coloring pages, lessons and more

Robert Munsch - a favorite at Cantiague

Mary Pope Osborne - of Magic Treehouse fame

Dav Pilkey - one wild and crazy author/illustrator's Web site of fun

Cynthia Rylant - author of many of our favorite books, including Henry and Mudge

Janet Stevens - author of Caldecott honor book Tops and Bottoms

Math 

Baseball Math - have fun with math

Stock Market Math - play the stock market

Science 

Animals - from the National Zoo in Washington D.C.

Bill Nye the Science Guy - a favorite TV personality

Dole 5 a day - games, recipes, cartoons on healthy eating

The Planets - information about each planet

Star Child - the NASA site for kids

Wild Weather Page - for some really wild weather from Dan the Weatherman

World History

Anne Frank's Home - visit the Web site of her home in Holland

CIA World Facts - for information on countries

Fodor's Travel - guide to cities including money, food, tourist attractions

Holocaust Memorial Museum - official site of the Washington D.C museum

World Information - national anthems, flags, weather, and more from countries all over the world

Teacher Resources

Blue Web'n - great site organized by subject area and grade level

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site - using books in the classroom by theme 

Children's Literature Web Guide - one of the first and still one of the best

EDsOasis - another great site that's well organized

ERIC Database - abstracts of educational articles, lesson plans and a virtual library

G.E.M - the Gateway to Educational Materials from the U.S. Dept.of Ed.

Internet Public Library - a reference desk, children's department, even the Dewey Decimal System

Kathy Schrock's Home Page - lessons, links and so much more

Native Resources - index of native sites on the Web

New York State Education Department 

LLL K-2 Courage

LLL K-2 Love

LLL K-2 Hope

LLL K-2 Respect

LLL K-2 Justice

LLL K-2 Honesty

LLL K-2 Loyalty

Miscellaneous

Dr. Seuss' Seussville - games, contests, and fun

For Kids - a great site to explore

Junk Food Mecca - for the junk food lover in all of us

Sports Illustrated for Kids - exercise and more!

 

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