Pitt County Schools

Education Links





General Information and Reference

NC Wiseowl

RefDesk -- links to all major news organizations

InfoPlease Almanac

Farmer's Almanac -- tide and sunrise tables, planting charts, recipes, weather, etc.

Biographical Dictionary

Atlas: Atlapedia -- maps, country information and more

Quiz Hub

Fact Monster -- Internet Almanac for kids

Citation Maker

Citation Machine

BibMe Automatic Bibliography Maker

First Gov. for Kids -- collection of Federal government and other quality sites for kids

Copyright Kids

Brain Pop -- (nonsubscribers limited to two activities per day)

Babel Fish Translations -- free online language translations

Monkey See -- how-to videos

eHow -- more how-to videos

WikiHow -- collaborative online how-to manual

Librarians Internet Index -- Websites You Can Trust
CNN Student News -- Daily Broadcasts online and teacher materials
Channel One News -- news network for teens
Teacher Tube -- another education-based video sharing site
School Tube -- sharing site for teacher and student produced videos
Open Clip Art Library -- need clip art for projects?  Check out this archive of public domain graphics
Next Vista 
-- free educational videos


NC READ -- literacy campaign and "Find a Book" Search

Book Adventure -- another way to earn prizes by taking quizzes on books you've read

Dear Reader -- join a club and start reading books in your email

Just One More Book Podcasts

Booktalks Quick and Simple

Storyline Online -- from the Screen Actors Guild  

Meet Authors and Illustrators -- Newberry and Other Award Winning Books

Read-Write-Think -- lesson ideas and online tools from Nat. Council Teachers of Eng.
Classroom Strategies -- from Reading Rockets

NC Battle of the Books Information

NC Elementary Battle of the Books Information

Project Gutenberg -- 10,000+ free ebooks

The Online Books Page -- 20,000+ online books

Children's Books Online

Grammar Girl

Shmoop -- learning guides with a social network feel for lovers of literature and history
60 Second Recap -- video albums designed to engage teens with great literature
My Rocketbook -- collaborative online study community
VocabSushi -- prepare for the ISEE, SAT, ACT, GRE or other standardized tests with real-world, contextual examples found in the daily news
Spelling City -- Fun online spelling game



World of Math Online

Brightstorm Math

Math TV

Teacher Zone Math Video Lessons

Cool Math

Khan Academy

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Math Moves U

Official Kids Portal of the U.S. Govt.

Texas Instruments Educational Technology

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles

Math Playground

Discovery School

American Mathematical Society

Math Tube

Teacher Vision

Family Education


Fact Monster

Pi Day

What Works Clearninghouse (from US Dept. of Education Institute of Education Sciences)

Lure of the Labyrinth Digital game for Pre-Algebra students

Math Playground Thinking Blocks and other math games for elementary and middle schoolers

SW Georgia RESA Mathematics Resources

Fuel our Future Now

Educator's Reference Desk

Real World Math (using Google in the Math Curriculum)

Purple Math (algebra lessons)

Math Counts Foundation

Purple Comet (free online mathematics competition)

Hotchalk Lesson Plans Page

SREB's The Teacher Center

The Teacher's Guide

Mathematical Moments

Mimio Connect

Nucleus Learning

Tessallations Database

Noetic Learning -- Your Online Math Center


Directory of Math Education Bloggers

Community Learning Network

Interactivate online courseware for exploration in science and math

PBS Kids Cyberchase

Gamequarium Math

Math Goodies free math help portal

Create a Graph  from the National Center for Education Statistics

BBC Skillswise Numbers

Beacon Learning Center

A+ Math game room, flash cards, homework helper

All Math

Arithm"Attack" computer generated arithmetic problems


Math Biographies

Math Forum (Middle School Level)

Quick Math

Math and Money free financial literacy program from Mint.com and Scholastic

Figure This! -- Math Challenges for Families
Calculators - Tools for calculating loan payoffs, interest, and comparisons




Science Netlinks

SciVee:  Making Science Visible

How Stuff Works

Try Science

Science Buddies- Science Fair Project Ideas and Tools
Science Master Quick Links

Exploratorium Museum

Smithsonian Institution

The Nine Planets

How Volcanoes Work 

Animal Diversity Web


Secrets of the Ocean Realm 

Periodic Table 

Frank Potter's Science Gems


Bill Nye The Science Guy 

Cells Alive 

Rock Hounds

Social Studies

CIA Factbook -- information on all world
Docs Teach from The National Archives; help students think like historians

National Geographic Online and National Geographic for Kids

Library of Congress Country Studies

History Channel

America's Story

The U. S. White House


Mapping America census data infographics by NY Times

NC DPI Educational Web Resources -- Social Studies Connections

Time Magazine for kids -- current events

Google Earth

History Matters -- U. S. History survey course on the web


Art and Music

Classical Composer Database

Instrumental Music Resource Page

Music Resources for Students

The Google Art Project

Famous Paintings Art Appreciation

Jazz (by PBS)

Instrument Encyclopedia


Health and Physical Education

Get Active, Stay Active

BAM--Body and Mind (from Centers for Disease Control)

Kidnetic (healthy eating and active living)

Learn to Be Healthy (online health education center)

FEMA for Kids

National Institutes of Health

World Health Organization

Kid's Health (an area for parents, children, and teens)

Healthy Hopping


Computers and Technology

NC Standard Course of Study of Computer Skills

NC Desk Download

NC Desk Sample Files (for Computer Skills Test Practice, must have NC Desk to use)

TechKnow Park (36 week program); Text Version

Computer Skills Practice Hotlist

Practice Materials for NC Test of Computer Skills

Gaston County NC Desk site

Catawba County NC Computer Skills Test Page

Guilford County Computer Skills Review

GMS Computer Skills Review

Asheville Middle School NC Desk Activities

Computer Skills Remediation Practice

Iredell-Statesville 8th Grade Computer Skills page

Computer Skills Test Study Guide

Computer Skills Practice

Learn IT (lesson plans, resources, video tutorials)

Internet 4 Classrooms

Microsoft Student Resources

Webopedia -- dictionary of computer and Internet terms

Learning Electronic -- free video tutorials for Microsoft and other programs

Website Templates

Microsoft Tutorials -- for Word, Powerpoint, etc.

Power Point Templates

Learn to Type


Fun Links-- a mixed bag for all types of interests:

Do Something (learn how young people are changing the world)

Teen Driving (started by teens to promote safe driving)

Breeds of Livestock (Horses, Swine, and much more)

CIA Homepage for Kids (click on Kid's Page)


Sports Illustrated for Kids

Rhymezone (find rhymes, famous quotes, play games, and more)

Guinness World Records

Kids.gov (the official kids' portal to the U.S. government)

Etch-Sketch Online

Tammy Yee's Origami Page

Chess Kids Academy


Birthday Party Ideas

A Helpful Guide For Girls

Voki - create your own avatar

Online Libraries

Internet Public Library

Library of Congress

Library Spot

Kids Click

Freeality Online Libraries

Dewey Browse -- websites arranged by Dewey

Local and State Information

Pitt County Government

Pitt Community College

East Carolina University

Daily Reflector Newspaper

Eyewitness News 9


Sheppard Memorial Library

North Carolina State Library

NC Dept. of Public Instruction North Carolina Division of Tourism -- free NC maps and travel guides

NC DPI Student Resource Page College Foundation of North Carolina


Last Modified on March 24, 2017