About Julie Coiro 

Online Literature-Based Resources
for Kindergarten Teachers

A Sampling of Web Sites to Explore During Today's Workshop
Area of Need
Website to Explore
Information for Young Children
Enchanted Learning: Age-appropriate information, visuals, Little Explorers Dictionary, Rebus Rhymes, Zoom Learning Units, Holiday Activities and Printables for Students
Ideas for Using 
Software Programs 
Early Childhood Technology Literacy Grant: project ideas, training resources, student samples, literacy lesson plans, assessment ideas
Safe Searching (Browsing) with Children
Yahooligans: use search feature or "browse" through topic-based menus designed and screened for children; websites with pictures, music or video are highlighted first; nice teaching integration ideas
Internet Project Responses to Literature
We Know Why Alexander Wanted to Move to Australia:  an exciting classroom project developed by a Kindergarten teacher in Norwich, CT that integrates Internet exploration, email correspondence, reading, writing and classroom discussion together in a motivating experience for her students
Interactive Online 
Reading Games 
Primary Games: wonderfully interactive examples of online "books" and activities that review readiness skills in the context of fun exploration; covers all content areas with a focus on literacy
Internet Activities
SCORE Cyberguides for Kindergartners 
       The Hungry Thing
       I Like Books
Webquests for Kindergartners
       Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
       Three Little Pigs
Children's Author - Related Background & Activities
Jan Brett: bookmarks, coloring pages, crafts, activities, quizzes, and much more!
Many Resources for You to Explore At Home 
Activity Pages Linking Storybooks with Early Literacy Concepts
Authors and Favorite Characters
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Literacy / Technology Websites For Kindergarten Teachers

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