Useful Links

VLE-THis site is provided for staff that needs to complete their (TSIPS) Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel. You will need a password to get into this site.  See your building Instructional Technology Trainer for assistance.

Portaportal - A list of helpful websites  and resources created by Manassas ITTS. 
This is continualy updated with new sites we find.

Groupwise -web-based mail access.  This site allows you to access your eail account from any computer.

Virginia Department of Education -Website

Technology Work Order

PDExpress -(You will get a warning message, go ahead anyway)


 On Line Resources

Can Teach -With hundreds of lesson plans, thousands of links, and tons of other resources.

Connections : A database of over two thousand works of children's literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning. Connections also includes links to primary sources in the Library of Congress American Memory Collection.

Crayola - activities, color pages, and more.

EducationWorld - This site is slow, but it has lots to offer if you have the patience.  It has scores of activities, lessons, online scavenger hunts, worksheets and best of all....ideas!  Goes along with current events on a kid's level!

Enchanted learning - has tons of activities for all grade levels, all subjects, holidays, etc.  It also has quizzes that can be used as scavenger hunts that go along with the Little Explorers Picture dictionary.

Fun Brain -Interactive web games for all subjects; can search by age, subject, title, or keyword

Giggle Poetry -T ips for teaching Poetry to children / Teach Haiku Poetry too!

Graph Paper Site- Print out any size graph paper, Dots paper and much more.  Even royalty free music, staff paper, handwriting paper, number lines.

Graphic Organizers - Provides graphic organizers for elementary and middle school students

Interactive Quizzes -Poquoson - Great review games directly from the VA Standards of Learning.

Jan Brett ' s-activities from alphabets to wallpaper.

Jefferson Lab -Practice tests based on VA Standards of Learning

Kidport -Kidport is an Internet-based educational service designed to help K-8 students excel in school. It provides a unique, multi-step program to create empowered learners, not simply good students.

Kiz Club - Games, activities, lesson plans, printable books, etc.

Marco Polo - Access lesson plans, student activities, reviewed Web sites and other Marco Polo resources. Free training also available and explore the valuable resources for trainers and attendees.

Math Fact Cafe -Create fact sheets for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; virtual flash cards to practice facts

Mr. Nussbaum's site-created by a teacher, an interactive website designed specifically for students in grades K - 8  dozens of interactive games, activities, worksheets, and teacher tools that pinpoint essential skills.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives- This site has awesome hands on virtual math activities for all grades divided by math strands.

Native American Links -Lots of resources

Orange County Schools SOL Resources - My personal favorite. Sooo many resources you will want to make a shortcut to keep this one on your desktop! All subjects and all grades, divided up by SOL.  All the work already done for you!

PALs Website - i ncludes instruments, resources, benchmarks, and teaching activities

PW Network -Excellent resource for teaching history and social science SOLs

Reading -Designed for social studies teachers who wish to more effectively engage their students with the content in their classes

Rubistar - Create rubrics quickly by choosing different catgories you want and it does the rest for you. Don't miss this one.

Scholastic -has hundreds of lesson plans, online activities, teaching strategies and tools to help you in your classroom.

Smartboard lessons - This site has a variety of smartboard activities you can use with Smartboards.

Smartboard Activities -Many resources from Educsapes.

TeachersFirst - a collection of activities, lessons, websites, weekly brain teasers, units and much more.

United Streaming -Download or stream all or parts of videos from all subject areas; search by topic, level, standard; collection of picture clips and story starters; quiz maker available for videos

Virtual Field Trips  - Hundreds of virtual field trips so you don't need to leave your classroom.

Write Source - Lots of topics for student writing