These websites are recommended by the staff of the Keene Public Library Youth Department. Please contact the Youth Department at 603-352-0157 if you have a suggestion for inclusion.
Blue Web’n - A searchable directory of “Blue Ribbon learning sites” on the Web.
Council for Exceptional Children - This national organization is for those involved in special education and gifted education.
ERIC: Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education - From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Learning Page - Sponsored by the Library of Congress, this site offers lesson plans, activities, and educational initiatives to enhance the teaching of American history and culture.
Literacy Connections - A wealth of information on reading, teaching, and tutoring techniques, ESL literacy and adult literacy. Includes tutoring tips, writing, language experience, spelling, vocabulary, songs.
National Association for the Education of Young Children - The nationwide professional organization for early childhood educators.
National Council of Teachers of English - The NCTE site contains curriculum ideas for teachers, resources for parents, and information on English language standards.
NEA Teaching, Learning and Technology - Advice for educators on using technology in the classroom, from NEA.
NeoK12: Educational Videos and Lessons for K-12 School Kids - This site has hundreds of educational video clips, covering the subjects of science, math, health, social studies and English.
On Air: The History Channel Classroom - The History Channel Classroom provides television programs that middle school, junior high, and high school teachers can videotape and keep for up to a year—along with support materials to help with lesson plans and class activities.
Poetry 180 - Poems have been selected by Billy Collins, the 2001 to 2003 Poet Laureate of the United States.
Read Print - Free online books, poems, essays, short stories, plays and non-fiction for students and teachers.
StoryNet - This website from the National Storytelling Network offers resources and a directory of storytellers and storytelling programs.
Sur La Lune Storytime - Offers resources about planning thematic book-based programs and fostering the love of language and literature in children
ThinkQuest - ThinkQuest is an annual contest that challenges “Students, ages 12 to 19, to use the Internet as a collaborative, interactive teaching and learning tool.”
Website Disclaimer: Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that the above links will remain valid. Similarly, we cannot be responsible for changes in the content of the sources to which we link, or the content of sources accessed through secondary links. As with printed information, users are encouraged to evaluate the validity of information found. Keene Public Library provides these links as a convenience to our users, and the inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply endorsement