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Fort Wayne, Indiana


School-related Links

This page features links to various school/education-themed websites.
Disclaimer:  While these links are presented in good faith, St. Joseph Hessen Cassel cannot be responsible for external content.

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Categories (Click to visit):

Social Studies
Reading/Language Arts
Technology – includes drawing, surfing, searching, web design, and more!
Typing Practice/Games
For Students
For Teachers
For Parents

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Social Studies


Reading/Language Arts


Search Engines for Kids

  • Kid Rex – Powered by Google, this site looks like it has been drawn with crayons!
  • KidsClick! – This site features search results chosen by librarians.  Results are targeted to grades K-7.
  • SearchEdu – Excellent for homework help, features sites with the .edu suffix, so most are affiliated with colleges.
  • FactMonster – Facts galore, also handy for homework, features many results that include timelines and biographies.
  • Pics 4 Learning – A safe image site with dozens of categories.
  • Quinturakids – Features Topic Tag Clouds!
  • Ask Jeeves for Kids – Kids can type in a question, and results will be returned with answers that are kid-friendly.


  • Slimber – An excellent site for drawing & painting with some beautiful examples.
  • Bomomo – A fun site where users can create unique pictures with different templates (ie, Pixie).
  • Doink – A great site combining Paint-like tools and creating animated art with a Web 2.0 flare (Apple devices only).
  • Sketchpad – A unique interface with cool drawing tools.
  • Sumo Paint  – One of the most popular digital art creators on the web, very similar to Photoshop.
  • Draw Island – A site with straightforward drawing tools and options.
  • One Motion – A site specializing in color, it lets you create thousands of combinations!
  • Crayola Digi-Color  A very user-friendly site for kids.
  • Voice Draw – A unique site that lets users create art with their voice/sound.

Technology – General

  • Keyboard shortcut list of special symbols/characters
  • HTML list of codes for special characters
  • resource for learning HTML
  • An HTML hexadecimal color code chart
  • Be Funky – online photo effects, editing, tools, tips, tricks, and more!
  • Smithsonian 3D – Explore artifacts from this legendary museum in 3D!
  • Online Learning with MIT – Over 2000 audio and video courses offered from the pre-eminent technology college.
  • Children’s Software Online has hundreds of software program titles for kids of all ages!

Typing Practice/Games

  • ABC Ya! – Click on your grade to see dozens of educational games!
  • Z-Type – Type correctly to keep words from falling to the bottom.
  • Typisto – Type classic stories by famous authors! (works best in Chrome (not IE))
  • NitroType – Race other typists (works best with acct.)!
  • Typing Web – Free online typing tutorials
  • – Thanks to Hannah for the suggestion!
  • Typing Adventure – Type correctly to play this adventure game!
  • Typingtest – This site offers classic and current works to practice typing.
  • KeyHero – This site analyzes your WPM in cool graphs and stats.


For Students

Homework Help

  • Internet Public Library – Contains thousands of searchable documents for info and research.
  • EdHelper – Features guided assistance and activities for all ages.
  • Info Please – Tons of facts, stats, timelines, HW info, and so much more!
  • Smithsonian for Kids – A place for kids to explore, discover, and learn
  • Bartleby – Famous publisher their quotes database, various encyclopedias, and an excellent literature reference.
  • The Free Dictionary – Grand site includes usage examples, quizzes, games, and much more than definitions!
  • Ask Rose – The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology offers a free Tutoring/HW Help service.  Also by phone at 877-ASK-ROSE.
  • Mindflash – Quiz and Testing Taking Strategies

For Teachers

  • Thinkfinity – a free, comprehensive digital educational platform with thousands of lesson plans, activities, and other resources from the Verizon Foundation.
  • – All about webquests-this is the site that invented them!
  • Rubistar – Excellent page for creating rubrics in almost all subjects
  • Mimio – our interactive whiteboard – software, lessons, suggestions, tutorials, and more!
  • Harcourt School Publishing – Search for lessons, there are thousands!
  • School Express – Thousands of worksheets, games, links, and more resources!
  • Sites for Teachers – Hundreds of links here!
  • IN Dept. of Ed. Standards and Resources
  • Sites for Teachers
  • Teach-nology – Thousands of lessons plans, tips, resources, and more with a slant toward technology.
  • ReadWorks – ReadWorks is committed to solving America’s reading comprehension crisis and student achievement gap. Driven by cognitive science research, ReadWorks creates world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.
  • Quiz Generators – An article that highlights several websites that generate quizzes, tests, etc., with different formats, immediate feedback, and more!
  • Prevent Child Abuse Indiana
  • Apples 4 The Teacher – Hundreds of lessons – focusing on holidays, themes, printables, and more!
  • Free Math Test – This site contains hundreds of math tests and activities, both online and printable.
  • 4 Teachers – works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering online tools and resources such as lessons, rubrics, calendars, and more.
  • Easy CBM – Bringing over 30 years of Curriculum Based Measures into the classroom to help teachers assess.
  • That Quiz – Tests and activities for students and teachers in all grade levels, especially math.
  • Handwriting Templates – Several templates available for different grade levels, both printing and cursive are offered.
  • Learning Essentials – A program designed by teachers for teachers, get help planning, creating, collaborating, and save time with over 100 templates and tutorials.
  • NBC Learn K-12 – NBC Learn K-12 makes thousands of historic videos, current events, and original resources available to K-12 teachers and students, all aligned to state standards and mapped to curriculum.
  • NBC Learn Resources – Free Resouces from NBC Learn K-12

For Parents