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Weekend Websites: Best Sites of 2010

Posted by on January 1, 2011

Every week, I post the website that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Some, you agree with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share which you as readers thought were the most helpful in your efforts to weave tech into the classroom experience.

These are the top ten from 2010:

  1. Great Kids Websites–this is a list of hundreds, organized by grade and topic. It’s no surprise it came in at #1
  2. 18 Online Keyboard Sites for Kids–Overall, keyboarding websites are the most popular posts I have. In my school, it’s the #1 request from the classroom teachers–that students type faster. There were four more subsets of this theme in the top ten, but those sites are included here, so I skipped them for the purposes of this post.
  3. 20 Websites to Learn Everything About Landforms-this one surprised me. I had no idea it would be so popular. Can anyone explain it?
  4. 20 Great Research Websites for Kids–I suggest you post these sites where students can easily access them. I have them on the internet start page that’s the first site students see when they open the internet
  5. Four Online Sites to Teach Mouse Skills–this is geared for youngers. They’re fun and are skills every student must master
  6. 10 of the Best Math Websites Out There–teachers like keyboard sites, but students love math sites (at least my K-5 students do)
  7. 5 Great FREE Programs for Kids–these are outstanding sites that you’ll want to make staples in your classroom
  8. FREE Lesson Plans for K-8 Technology–these are all online and cover a range of grades and topics
  9. 18 Great Poetry Websites–these sites range from informative to fun and are all popular with my students.
  10. Weekend Website #29: Storybook Maker--I’ve posted 40 Weekend Websites to date. This is the most popular among them.

Have a wonderful holiday and I look forward to seeing you-all in 2011!

–reprinted with permission © Technology Integration in Education

4 Responses to Weekend Websites: Best Sites of 2010

  1. Diana

    Hi! I am having trouble with the links… am I doing something wrong? I’m using Firefox. Is anyone else having trouble following the Top 10 links? I can’t wait to check them out!

    • Jacqui

      Thanks for letting me know, Diana. I think I’ve fixed it. Let me know if you have any other problems.

  2. Lucy Oleski

    I would like to be added to your Weekend Website email. I think you are great and thank you for providing all this information.

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