Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 from American Association of School Librarians - http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-apps/2013
"The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration and are user friendly to encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013 from American Association of School Librarians - http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-websites/2013
"The 2013 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."
The President's Challenge - The President's Challenge is a program that encourages all Americans to make being active part of their everyday lives.
BAM! Body and Mind - BAM! Body and Mind is an online destination for kids created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MyPyramid.gov - Games, posters, and tips for families about eating healthy and physical activity.
Florida Kids Page - This site, presented by the Florida Department of State, contains lots of interesting information about the State of Florida.
Florida Virtual School - "reliable online middle or high school curriculum. Florida Virtual School, a fully accredited program, serves students in Florida and around the globe."
Funology - This site offers online and offline activities ranging from the classic Alka-Seltzer rocket to magic tricks and science experiments. No ads.
Funschool.com - Interactive educational content from Pre-K through 6th grade
IKnowThat.com - Online multimedia educational games for kids in Pre-School, Kindergarten and Elementary
Kinderart - This site is for kids of all ages, this vast array of online and offline art projects and lessons lets the user work on art projects, read about the style of art, and connect to other subjects such as math, history, and science.
The Mint Home Page - This site is designed to teach economics and finance to middle school and high school students, their teachers and parents.
National Geographic - There are many educational resources located at this official site of the National Geographic Society.
PBS Teacher Source - This site incorporates lessons plans with PBS documentaries for the classroom, plus teacher resources for every subject.
P.B.S. Online - This is the official web site of the Public Broadcasting System.
Weather Wiz Kids - "especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It’s also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents that gives them the right tools they need to explain the different types of weather to children."
Tree Power - Biomass Energy: A research commitment on Global Warming, Renewable Energy, and Reforestation by using Nature's own "power plants"... Trees!
Secret Builders - A safe, fun virtual world where kids live, learn and play in an interactive, educational setting. SecretBuilders received the 2009 NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Awards) Honors award.