Sunday, September 2, 2018

June, July, and August 2018 Newslettter

June, July, and August 2018 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Check out some of the articles in our newsletter:

Cool FREE Websites for a Hot Summer

Cool Text is a FREE graphics generator for web pages and anywhere else you need an impressive logo without a lot of design work. 
Animate your text for web pages and for presentations in just a few seconds.
Write a story and integrate their art into your work. 

Find amazing writing prompts in this website.  They have a random prompt button with pictures to accompany the prompt. 

Find that word that you've been thinking about all day but just can't seem to remember.

Folktales and Fairy Tales
     Find American, Mexican, and Canadian folklore, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tales, Russian folktales, and more, on our resources pages. 

Monday, September 17th

Constitution Day in the United States

Check out these resources:

One of our favorite websites is Larry Ferlazzo’s edublog on the Constitution (and many other topics.):

YouTube has a link to the SchoolHouse Rock video on the Preamble to the Constitution:

Ask an Expert
Do you and your students want to ask important questions of experts in the field of science? Try “Ask An Expert” below.

Why Use Infotopia instead of Google?

1) Infotopia, a site created by school librarians for students and their teachers, is a directory and search engine including only websites recommended by teachers, librarians, and library and educational consortia.

2) Infotopia is a Google custom search engine of selected sites, so you get reliable resources in your search results, while still enjoying Google`s cool search features.

3) You can recommend topics for which you need information and we will prepare new resources for inclusion on

Attention: Teachers for Grades K-4

     Are your students trying to do online research and discovering that the resources are just too difficult for their understanding?  Our website/search engine is designed to be age- and subject- appropriate for these students.  Websites are selected only if recommended by teachers and librarians for these levels.

     If you need additional resources, please let us know.  Many of our resources were developed based on requests from teachers and librarians.

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