Students in Grades 9-12
Applying Literacy Online

  • ISTE's Student Technology Leadership Symposium 2001 is a exemplary model of what high school students can do using new technologies. "24 high school students from around the United States and South Africa contributed their ideas for creating an ideal learning environment for students in high school.
  • ClassZone's Web Research Guideprovides interactive lessons for conducting research. Tutorials include Evaluating Websites for reliable information and Citing Web Pages that focuses on avoiding plagiarism and provides citation guidelines.
  • Thinkquest.org engages collaborative teams of students from around the world in the process of designing educational websites for use on the Internet. You can access the Thinkquest Library, a culmination of over twelve years of online web development, or find out more about how you can become a member of a Thinkquest design team.
  • At EnglishCompanion.com five students share written responses to a Picture of the Day from Weekly Reader magazine.
  • High School Journalism provides links to over 400 high school newspapers, resources for high school journalists, and scholarship information for pursuing a degree in journalism.
  • iEARN: International Education and Resource Network. Students can engage in collaborative educational projects that enhance learning and make a difference in the world.
  • Merlyn's Pen features fiction, essays and poems by America's teens.
  • Potato Hill Poetry offers "Poems of the Month" by students and teachers, poetry lesson ideas, as well as information about Contests and Publishing for students of all ages.
  • Skipping Stones International Multicultural Magazine provides electronic versions of selected stories that can be read online.
  • Want to find out about life in Thailand? Visit Thai Students Online. This site offers opportunities for students to interact through web board discussions, blogs, and chat rooms as they learn about Thailand.
  • Teen Voices and Teen Ink are two online magazine that feature teen writing.
  • Write Net offers online poetry workshops for teachers.
  • YO! Youth Outlook is a newspaper just for teens. Submissions are accepted for publication on many topics: news stories, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, and more.
    In the Studio features audio and video recordings with opportunities for students to post comments/responses.

This page last updated March, 2005.


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