Library and Tech News
Friday, January 15th, 2016
Great Web Sites for Middle School Students
How Stuff Works – This site has information to help you learn how everything works. From digital cameras to identity theft, this site is a treasure of searchable information. Weird, fun stuff that can also work for brain breaks!
Inspire My Kids – Lots of great inspirational stories, videos and projects for kids and the adults in their lives.
Great Online Magazine Sites
Here are some great sites to get current articles on just about every subject! They can be used to supplement a lesson and make great extension or finished early activities.
- Scholastic Magazines – Includes archives of their articles and some lesson ideas. http://magazines.scholastic.com/
- CNN Student News – Includes videos and podcast of current events. http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/
- Tween Tribune – You can set up classes with lessons and quizzes. http://tweentribune.com/
- Student News Daily – Includes weekly quizzes. http://www.studentnewsdaily.com/