Technology Center

Ideas for computer center/station:

Write a book review: Students can go to different sites and write book reviews for kids.

Read about authors and illustrators: Many sites are dedicated to children's authors and illustrators.  Take a look at this comprehensive listing - http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/authors.html  

Read books online: There are great books online that are interactive or contain audio clips. 

Create a Story: Write a story on MS Word or other software, such as Kidpix.

Research: Do research using sites like www.yahooligans.com.

Webquests: Webquests are great activities and the Internet is filled with many webquests of varying topics and themes. You can do a search on Google on particular webquests.

Language Arts/Literacy Activities:  There are wonderful sites out there that have online games and activities based on phonics, grammar, writing, and more.  Some have been listed below.  Scholastic is one of my favorites!!


Online Literacy Activities Online Literacy Activities in Spanish Suggestions for Online Activities
(Search by subject and grade)
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Little Animals Activity Center Magic Schoolbus Kids Domain Webquest Search Page
Webquest Links More Webquest Links Children's Storybooks International Children's Digital Library
(Books in various languages)
Starfall.com      



  


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