Links

Useful Web links

 

K.V.S. (HQ) Website

www.kvsangathan.nic.in

K.V.S. (RO) website

www.kvsromumbai.org

Citizens Charter

http://kvsangathan.nic.in/cc.htm

Admission Guidelines

http://kvsangathan.nic.in/guidelines1.asp

Transfer Policy

http://kvsangathan.nic.in/policy.htm

Sakshat

http://www.sakshat.gov.in

Thinkquest

www.think.com

CBSE

http://cbse.nic.in

NCERT

http://ncert.nic.in

 

Online Assessment Services

http://www.24x7guru.com

Learning Resources on Water Management

www.schools.indiawaterportal.org

 

Transfer 2010-11

http://www.kvsangathan.nic.in/transfer.htm

Full Bright Programme

http://www.kvsangathan.nic.in/fulbright_awards.PDF (Right click and select �Save file as)

Imagine Cup 2010 in India by Microsoft

http://www.icbse.com/2009/imagine-cup-india-microsoft/

 

NCF

http://www.ncert.nic.in/html/framework2005.htm

 

 

Online Teacher Resources

 

 

English

 

1.

 

Cloze Maker

 

Download and install a programme to make your own cloze exercises

http://www.cict.co.uk/software/freestuff.htm

 

2.

 

Eclipse Crossword

 

Create your own crosswords and save them either as a worksheet or as an interactive activity

http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/

 

3.

Puzzlemaker

 

Create and print your own customised puzzles for use in the classroom

http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/

 

4.

 

Primary School Maths Resources

 

Free maths resources to download, most in Excel (.xls) format

http://www.iol.ie/~mcmullin/resources/

 

5.

 

The Nightmare Room

 

A writing programme for senior classes by the author R.L. Stine

http://www.thenightmareroom.com/writing-program.htm

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

1.

 

Printable Maths Worksheets

http://www.teachingtables.co.uk/

 

2.

 

Schoolhouse Technologies

 

Maths worksheets to download

http://www.schoolhousetech.com/Default.aspx

 

3.

 

Maths Worksheet Generator

 

Free programme to generate lots of different maths worksheets

http://www.akidsheart.com/threer/mathdes.htm

 

4.

 

A+ Math

 

Create maths worksheets and flashcards

http://www.aplusmath.com/

 

5.

 

Homeschool Math

 

Free maths worksheets

http://www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/

 

 

 

 

History

 

1.

 

Radio Clips of WWII

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/history/worldwar2audioclipslibrary.shtml

 

2.

 

Ancient Egypt

http://www.horus.ics.org.eg/en/History/History.aspx

 

3.

 

Its About Time

 

Online version of the �Archaeology in the Classroom� history resource pack. All of the resources can be downloaded from the teachers section

http://www.itsabouttime.ie/

 

4.

 

Irish History on the Web

 

Excellent portal site of links to internet sites dealing with Irish history

http://www.larkspirit.com/history/

 

5.

 

Halo Halo to Mooncake

 

Website looks at traditional feasts and festivals of Ireland

http://www.haloireland.com/

 

 

Geography

 

1.

 

Tiki the Penguin Visits Peru

http://tiki.oneworld.net/peru/peru_home.html

 

2.

 

From Skerrydoo to Carrickfadda

 

A study of Sligos coastline

http://www.ncte.ie/sligoec/sss/

 

3.

 

Trails

 

All the templates and graphics youll need to create a trail.

http://www.trails.ie/

 

4.

 

My Local Area

 

Series of four pdf worksheets looking at the local environment - Where I live, My Address, My Route to School, Things to help us cross the road.

http://www.firstschoolyears.com/geography/local/local.htm

 

5.

 

Agri Aware

 

Primary school section of the Agri Aware website

http://www.agriaware.ie/index.php?page=primary_schools

 

 

 

Science

 

1.

 

Sci Spy

 

Topics arranged according to the Strands and Strand Units of the SESE Science curriculum. Includes information, experiments and videos

http://www.scispy.ie/

 

2.

 

MAMBO

 

Me and My Body explore the human body information, activities and teacher resources

http://www.bdi.ie/mambo/

 

3.

 

Discover Primary Science

 

Website to accompany the Discover Primary Science programme includes teacher resources, activities and videos

http://www.primaryscience.ie/site/index.php

 

4.

 

Planet Science

 

Free resources for science teaching

http://www.planet-science.com/home.html

 

5.

 

Arkive Education

 

Multimedia educational resources on science and environmental based topics

http://www.arkiveeducation.org/

 

 

 

Arts Ed. - Drama

 

1.

 

Theatre Theme Page (Scoilnet)

http://www.scoilnet.com/article.aspx?id=5065

 

2.

 

Child Drama

 

Play scripts and drama lessons

http://www.childdrama.com/mainframe.html

 

3.

 

WILs 30 Featured Rimes and Rhymes

 

Traditional rhymes all available as .pdf downloads

http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/rimes_and_rhymes.htm#Thirty_Featured_Rhymes

 

4.

 

History of Puppetry

http://www.sunniebunniezz.com/puppetry/puphisto.htm

 

5.

 

Creative Theatre/Drama Games

http://www.creativedrama.com/theatre.htm

 

 

 

Arts Ed. - Music

 

1.

 

Classics for Kids

http://www.classicsforkids.com/

 

2.

 

Found Music

 

Challenge for children to make musical instruments out of anything

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/more/MusicFound1IdeaChallenge79.htm

 

3.

 

Rhythm Relay Game

 

Lesson plan based on rhythm

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/MusicRhythmRelayGame312.htm

 

4.

 

Silly Songs

 

Silly songs to listen to and learn

http://www.grandfolkies.com/ssmp.htm

 

5.

 

Musical Games

 

Lesson plan for a clapping game and a movement game

http://test.scoilnet.ie/Res/bredaoshea81299061700pm_2.htm

 

 

 

Arts Ed. Visual Arts

 

1.

 

Art Cyclopedia

 

The guide to great art on the internet

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

 

2.

 

Seomra Ranga

 

Visual arts section of Seomra Ranga has lesson plans and exemplars for visual arts

http://www.seomraranga.com/visualarts.htm

 

3.

 

The Artists Toolkit

 

Explore the tools that artists use to create pictures tools like line, colour, space, shape, balance, movement/rhythm

http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/index.html

 

4.

 

Incredible Art Education Resources

 

Site full of visual arts lesson plans

http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/

 

5.

 

Finger Tips

 

Colourful ideas for visual arts lessons from the CiTV show

http://www.foundationtv.co.uk/f-tips/

 

 

 

 

Special Educational Needs

 

1.

 

SEN Teacher

 

Free special needs teaching resources

http://www.senteacher.org/

 

2.

 

HADD

 

Support for children with ADD/ADHD

http://www.hadd.ie/

 

3.

 

Inclusive Technology

 

Computer software and peripherals for children with special needs

http://www.inclusive.co.uk/index.shtml

 

4.

 

SESS

 

Website of the Special Education Support Service

http://www.sess.ie/

 

5.

 

Dyslexia Association of Ireland

http://www.dyslexia.ie/

 

 

Religion

 

1.

 

The Rosary for Kids

 

Learn how to pray the rosary

http://www.ainglkiss.com/rosary4kids/

 

2.

 

The 10 Commandments

 

Learn all about each of the commandments

http://www.ainglkiss.com/10com/

 

3.

 

Tobernalt Holy Well

 

Learn about the history and traditions of Tobernalt Holy Well

http://www.holywell.seomraranga.com/

 

4.

 

Bible Stories for Kids

 

Many stories from both the Old and the New Testament told in a child friendly format

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible.html

 

5.

 

Children from Around the World

 

Photo stories focussing on the lives of children around the world

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/children.htm

 

 

 

PE

 

1.

 

The Olympics

 

Taking a themed approach to the Olympics

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/physical_ed/olympic/

 

2.

 

Dance Project

 

Groups of children have to create a dance

http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/middlehigh/aerobics-danceproject.html

 

3.

 

The Skills of Hurling

 

Information, photos and videos demonstrating hurling skills

http://www.iol.ie/~mfogarty/skills/skills.htm

 

4.

 

Warm-up and Cool-down Ideas

 

Easy games for the beginning and the end of the PE lesson

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/pe/contents.htm

 

5.

 

C�im ar Aghaidh / Step Ahead

 

Downloadable resources for teachers and pupils of middle and senior standards dealing with all aspects of the curriculum through the theme of sport

http://www.ceim.gaa.ie/

 

 

 

 

SPHE

 

1.

 

Walk Tall

 

Website that supports the teaching of the �Walk Tall� programme

http://www.walktall.ie/

 

2.

 

Stay Safe

 

Website that supports the teaching of the �Stay Safe� programme

http://www.staysafe.ie/

 

3.

 

Food Dudes

 

Website that supports the �Food Dudes� programme

http://www.fooddudes.ie/

 

4.

 

Safety Centre

 

Personal safety worksheets - a series of printable worksheets based on safety in a number of different everyday situations

http://www.safetycentre.co.uk/hazard.html

 

5.

 

Grandmother and Me

 

Presents lesson ideas and a project centred around how children perceive their grandmothers. Useful for the "Me and My Family" strand

http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/grandmother/lessons.html

 

Suggested Miscellaneous Websites

 

 

 

1.

 

www.rainforestmaths.com

 

Practise games on all aspects of maths

 

2.

 

www.lego.com

 

Official Lego site with games

 

3.

 

http://www.bigbrainz.com/index.php?PARTNER=krimsten

 

Multiplication tables video game

 

4.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/games/snakes.shtml

 

Online Snakes and Ladders game

 

5.

 

http://www.kidwaresoftware.com/ttable.htm

 

Free downloadable multiplication software

 

6.

 

http://www.starfall.com/

 

Lots of reading activities and online books

 

7.

 

http://www.rif.org/parents/

 

Tips for parents to encourage reading

 

8.

 

http://teachers.net/gazette/DEC02/spelling.html

 

60 ways to practise spelling

 

9.

 

http://www.kidsplanet.org/

 

Defenders of the Wildlife Kids Planet

 

10.

 

http://dsc.discovery.com/

Discovery Channel website