Big Universe – read books or create your own
Exalead – a search engine that lets you see the actual web page; "it also gives categories in the lateral columns to narrow down the search and provides as well a global search over Wikipedia"
Read the Words – tell what you want to read (can be a word document, pdf, html), then choose a reader, it will read it to you or you can download it as an mp3.
Secrets about Presidents – fun trivia for kids. They love to find out secrets and it is fun for teachers too. I learned some things I never knew about.
The Everyday Life Project – “The Everyday Life project uses interactive, situation-based lessons to teach functional literacy skills. This new approach to learning allows learners to apply their basic literacy skills to real-world situations so they can gain the confidence and skills to be successful.”
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