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Schools - Henryville Jr.-Sr. High - Media Resources - Teachers Resources

Media Resources Sub-Sections


In Addition to the student resources, instructional equipment and materials may be scheduled and checked out by the Henryville Elementary & High School Teachers!

Professional education materials are located on the shelves immediately adjacent to the media center conference room.

To support the instructional practice of writing across the curriculum, class sets of dictionaries and thesauri are available on carts to use as needed.

In addition to books, teachers may check out instructional videos and DVDs to use in the classroom. These may be shown on TV/VCR units mounted in each classroom either by loading them directly into the units, or having them sent over the media retrieval system on channels 60 or 61. An extensive video collection may be also be scheduled by faculty (with free delivery) from the Wilson Education Center. To obtain your username and password contact your media specialist.

Video and online content can help teachers and their students make meaningful connections to new information, reinforce previous learning, interact with other learners, and create original content. Check out what Cable in the Classroom has to offer K-12 learners across subject areas.

Other Recommended Great Sites (When accessing these sites the external site browser will not appear. To return to this page, hit your back button on your browser until you return to the page you wish.)

Tutoring Website - Website for all kinds of tutoring assistance and videos to explain skills

Factmonster Dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac as well as homework help and a variety of daily features, including This Day in History, Today's Birthday, and educational games.

Demographics This website is about demographics. Once there, click on the USA Today box on the right hand side. Enter in any zip code. You will learn some pretty interesting statistics about who lives where!Charlestown-Clark Co. Public Library student services Includes homework help websites

 Hundreds of great teacher websites! Annette Lamb's instructional tools for teachers Team-building tools and professional development offerings Info on how to do webquests A voting scorecard to help with informed voting

Kids Space


Holidays Weird holidays and holiday info for each month

Census Info about the census

ALA Reading lists for teens

Series   Has all series titles listed and books in series listed in order!!!

Education World GREAT LINK FOR TEACHERS and teaching strategies-- "Fabulous!" *HIGHLY RECOMMENDED* Teachers-- Want rubrics etc.? This is the place for you! Lesson Plans & More "AWESOME TEACHER LINK!!!" Reading strategies, lesson plans, research, conference annoucements

Educator's Reference Desk Click on "lesson Plans" Tab-- & Find a lesson plan you can use

Newspapers in Education Ideas for using newspapers in education Read Front Pages of several Newspapers from around the world!

The Discovery Channel School Offers an array of multimedia curriculum resources!

The Learning Network A news-oriented multi-media education site developed by the New York Times.

Thinkquest Internet Challenge This site has made unparalleled contributions to advancing online education for students aged 12-19 and in Grades 4 to 6.

The Learning Site Online materials and activities to support Harcourt School Publisher curriculum products.

PBSKids .. Children's programs developed by PBS

Education Place A well-designed Houghton Mifflin Harcourt web site for K to 8 curricular materials in all core academic areas!

TeacherSource Daily updates to educational programming features on PBS, plus, links to local TV stations!


Disney Edu-Station

The Internet Public Library

Library of Congress

United Nations

Links to Embassy Offices in Washington, DC

US State Department


Geographia A rich array of cultural and historical information. Beautiful graphics!

Lonely Planet OnLine navigates you to distant lands

Special Needs Opportunity U of Ontario provides classes and info on autism, etc.

Internet for Kids, Inc. Parental controls and filters for internet

Access Magazine Over 4,000 web site reviews. Tutorials. Web surfing tips. Q & As. Internet news!

The MailBox The idea magazine for teachers! One of the most comprehensive educational web sites in the U.S. Lots of related links for educators and parents to visit! WOW!

Indiana Department of Education A wealth of information about all public schools, the Superintendent's mail, curriculum resources, and links to other Indiana K-12 schools on the web

Access Indiana Information Network Links to Indiana state government, Indiana weather, Indiana community networks, and Kid's Net


Yahooligans Now Yahoo kids, lots of amazing activities for kids (and adults!) Many free teacher resources and sites

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper Lnks to reference materials, current events and subject area resources

ePALS Classroom Exchange Meet and correspond with over 8,000 international K-12 students, schools, teachers, keypals, and pen pals. Email projects are educational and FUN!

Teachers.Net Easy access to teacher mailings and 4 Blocks Literacy resources

The Children's Literature Web Guide Links related to books for children and young adults

Blue Web'n A library of learning applications for Internet based instruction. The five star rating system helps teachers to find the best lessons, activities, and projects on the Web.

The Teachers' Network Classroom projects and lesson plans, also a link to web page construction resources

Research It! Internet tools...Access to dozens of searchable resources - includes several dictionaries, thesaurus, acronyms, quotations, French and Japanese translators, French conjugator, anagrams, King James Bible searches, world map searches, CIA World Factbook searches, U.S. Area Code and 800 number directory, Global Currency Converter, Stock Quotes, Zip Code locator

Mapslive  Maps Live plans your next trip - navigation made simple

Classroom Connect Links to educational web sites, thousands of other schools online, & teacher resources

MCREL Educational Research Lesson Plans

Below are Subject Specific K-12 Curriculum Websites [110+ Links!]
(Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, etc.)

Crayola Art Education Lesson plans to give students experience with the role of art in every content area!

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Museum of Science, Boston

A. Pintura, Art Detective

Inside Art

Children's Music Web

Mt. Carmel High School, San Diego, CA Great marching band webpages at this school

Arts Edge, John F. Kennedy Center

The following are some Language sites to check out!

A Guide for Writing Research Papers, based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site

The Children's Literature Web Guide

WWWebster Dictionary

On-Line English Grammar

MidLink Magazine

CNN Interactive

Crayon Create your own newspaper

Internet Public Library

Digital Librarian: Languages

Foreign Language for Travelers

Here are some Math/Science sites to check out!

Odysee TV Short nature videos with maps you can use in your classrooms!

PRISM By Rose Hulman For Math & Science Help. (Portal Resources for Indiana Science and Math)


Ask Dr. Math

Budget Simulation

MainXed Teach students to invest in the stock market and make other investments!

Gallery of Interactive Geometry


Math Dictionary

Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL Science webpages

All Science Fair Projects Hundreds of Free Science Fair Projects & Ideas

Eisenhower Clearinghouse, Best K-12 science, math, & environmental resources on the web!

Explore Science: Interactive Science Education

The MAD Scientist Network

Science Learning Network

Museum of Science, Boston

Imagine the Universe!

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


NASA's K-12 Initiative

U.S. Space Camp

Dennis Kunkel's Microscopy

Microscopy Primer

Missouri Botanical Gardens

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet

Guided Tour: Visible Human Project


Neuroscience for Kids

The Electronic Zoo


U.S. Geological Survey

The Franklin Institute

St. Louis Science Center


Miami Museum of Science

Sea World

National Science Foundation

Here are some Geography/History sites to check out!

More Selena Lyrics

National Geographic Society

Jason Project

The History Net A huge chronicle of history archives maintained by the National Historical Society

Galapagosquest Find satellite images of anywhere on earth!

Discover America Through Postcards

American Memory

Colonial Williamsburg

Lewis and Clark

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet

The Oregon Trail


The American Civil War Homepage

The Civil War Homepage

Edison National Historic Site Homepage

The White House for Kids

The European Middle Ages

The following sites are for advisors/college/career information...

Brain Track's list of US Colleges and Universities Searchable list of US post-secondary institutions

VALSPersonalitysurvey Fing out what type personality you have, and what kind of consumer you are as a result.

Bullying Info Page

College Board Online Online SAT registration, college and career information, scholarship search, tools for calculating financial aid.

U.S. Navy | U.S. Army | U.S. Air Force |U.S. Marines |U.S. Coast Guard

College and Universities An alphabetical listing with links.

CollegeView A free online college search service.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development A great site for info on careers and employment!

Preparing Your Child for College Resource book for parents, gives advice on long-range planning for college.

Financial Aid Free, comprehensive, objective guide to student financial aid.

CollegeNet Students may use this scholarship search for other web sites, after applying for those available on this site.

Powerprep S.A.T. S.A.T. Preparation (this site claims to be the best on the net!)

CollegeBound Net Scholarships, S.A.T. math shortcuts, all sport recruiting, etc.


Learn More Indiana Information for Indiana Students on careers, colleges, etc.

American Student Assistance Web Site Walks families through the process of filling out financial aid forms.

Sallie Mae Loans A beginners guide ... Financial Education 101.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Information Network

Career Path (all-in-one database for job seekers) Federal Student Portal

Career Exploration (Chimney Sweeps to CEO's, folks talk about their jobs)

Trip To College (helps Parents with college planning)

Community Foundation of Southern Indiana (Lilly & Ogle Scholarship Information)

American College Entrance Directory

Free Scholarship Search

The Scholarship Page

FastWeb (a scholarship custom search tool)

ACT Assessment

GRE Online For those wanting to go to graduate school.

LSAT Prep For future lawyers

Visit our HHS homepage menu under "Community" to find website links about sports, weather, news, etc !!!!

To access interactive videoconferencing programs that utilize this technology to connect live with experts worldwide, teachers may go to Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.

Staff and faculty may schedule these programs through our school site scheduler by following this linked document, ADOBE, for scheduling and using the newer PolyCom videoconferencing units in a videoconference.

The mission of the Indiana Higher Education Telecommunication System (IHETS), as a higher education consortium, is to enhance the educational, social, and economic development of Indiana citizens through effective and collaborative use of telecommunications and information technology for education and learning. Classes across the curriculum are available for schools to schedule and receive over channel 59 on room TVs.

Instructional equipment may be checked out from the media center. Each room should have a TV/VCR unit mounted on the wall and an overhead projector, however the following equipment may be requested and used as needed:

media projector projects video or computer image onto wall/screen

cd/cassette tape player

poster maker


computer lab



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