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Computers in the Classroom

Compiled by Karen Work Richardson (
December 2001

 This Month:

December's Top Ten Websites:
Holidays on the Web

1. Connecting Students Calendar: Organized by month, this site includes both national and school-related holidays.

2. Holidays on the Net: Information and resources about a wide variety of holidays.

3. Internet Scavenger Hunts: Lots of hunts that help students learn to navigate the web including holiday related topics.

4. Kathy Schrock's Holiday Guide: From the original list maker, holiday related sites from A to Z.

5. Multi-Cultural Calendar: This website includes descriptions of holidays from countries around the world submitted by students. It is a bit dated but shows the diversity of our global village.

6. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Seattle Times sponsors this comprehensive website about King.

7. Workshop Quest: This website serves two purposes: it provides links to Thanksgiving resources while showing educators how to develop a webquest.

8. 100th Day Celebrations: From Connecting Students, ideas and resources for making this day fun and educational.

9. The Earth Calendar: This website is a daybook of holidays and celebrations around the world, searchable by date, country and holiday.

10. The White House: A great place for President's Day and other national holidays. There's a special site for kids:


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