Papillion-La Vista School District

Parent Resources
 
Bullying Prevention Web Site
 
Nebraska Network for Parents and Families - provides information, dialogue, education, and support to Nebraskans with special needs by providing Internet resources.
http://www.answers4families.org/
 
Parent News - a unique opportunity for parent information
http://www.parent.net/
 
Reading Rockets---Launching Kids to Read - a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
http://readingrockets.org/
 
Why Can't I Skip My 20 Minutes of Reading Tonight? - facts on the benefits of reading to your child
http://www.mrsmcgowan.com/reading/why_read_20min.htm
 
Search Engines
All the Web
---Excellent, up to date sites
 
AltaVista
 
Ask Kids
---search tool designed for children.
 
Boolify
---Online search engine using graphic Boolean searching
 
Choose the Best Search Engine for You
 
KidsClick!
---Searchable directory of websites created for students by librarians
 
Quintura for Kids
---Visualization/cloud searches
 
Sweet Search
---A search engine for students. Searches only 35,000 Web sites that evaluated and approved by research staff.
 
Online Resources
ALA Great Web Sites for Kids
---From Association for Library Service to Children: On this page, we have collected some excellent sites for young people. "Children" are defined as persons of ages up to and including fourteen and Web sites for this entire age range are considered.
 
Asset Checklist
---Guidance survey.
 
Biographies
---ALA Best Biography Sites for Kids
 
BookFlix
---Paired fiction/nonfiction eBooks
 
Citation Maker
---Create citation to paste into research documents
 
Dewey Browse
---web sites classified by the Dewey Decimal System for K-12
 
EBSCO Database
 
Glogster
---Create an online poster
 
Internet Public Library
---A public library for the world wide web.
 
KidSpace@Internet Public Library
---Children's access to the library for the world wide web
 
Music to Download
---free music to download for projects
 
National Geographic for Kids
---online version of National Geographic for Kids
 
Nebraska Access
---free database of magazines, biographies, websites, books in print, and others
 
NoodleTools
---Create citations
 
PebbleGo Animals
---PebbleGo Animal Database
 
Photos for Projects
---large variety of photos to copy and paste
 
Pics4Learning
---pictures for education
 
Power Media Plus
---Curriculum related online video clips
 
Prezi
---Create zooming presentations on the web
 
Social Studies for Kids
---Social Studies web index
 
TumbleBook Library
---Online books
 
What is it Like Where You Live?
---Includes info on Biomes of the World and Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems. Authored by The Missouri Botanical Garden.
 
Wikispaces
---Connect to School Wikis here
 
World Almanac for Kids
 
World Book Online
 
Reading
Screen Actors Guild Read Aloud
---Dozens of titles of books read aloud by The Screen Actors Guild Foundation-
---Students practice Fluency
 
Web Quests
6 Webquests
---Johnny Tremain, Civil War, Poetry, etc.
 
Dr. Seuss Webquest
---webquest for Dr. Seuss activities
 
Martin Luther King, Jr.
---scavenger hunt on Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr
 
The Battle of the Battlefields
---webquest on the Revolutionary War
 
The Webquest Page
---hundreds of webquests
 
Web-Based Projects
---many webquests in a variety of levels and content areas
 
Papillion City Web Sites
Papillion--Our Kind of Town 
---official web site of our city
 
Sump Memorial Library in Papillion
---local library website
 
Technology Web Sites
Atomic Learning
---tutorials on a variety of computer programs
 
Smartboard Download
---Open this site for the free Notebook Software for Smartboard lesson development. Go to "Software Download," select Windows or Mac for the install, and follow the directions.
 
Parent Web Sites
Box Tops for Education
---PTO link
 
Campbell's Labels for Education
---collecting and redeeming labels from Campbell's Foods
 
Connect-ED
---telephone messaging service
 
Nebraska Network for Parents and Families
---provides information, dialogue, education, and support to Nebraskans with special needs by providing Internet resources.
 
Parent News
---a unique opportunity for parent information
 
Project A+ from Tyson Foods
---collecting and redeeming labels from Tyson Foods
 
Reading Rockets---Launching Kids to Read
---a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
 
Miscellaneous
Bullying Prevention Web Site
---bullying prevention
 

                                                             


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