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Virtual Library

Links For Students

Online Dictionary: This includes a "Word of the Day."

Asian-American History: Material for your own study of Asian-American history and issues.

African-American History: Material for your own study of African-American history and issues.

Egyptian Museum: The AMORC Egyptian Museum in San Jose

Chabot Space & Science Center: Science and Technology Museum and Observatory A link to the latest "techknowledgey" on the web.

Peace Corps Kids World: Join Traveler, as she explores the globe and learns about making a difference.

International Kids' Space: Kids' technology links.

FunBrain: Tons of activities for kids.

Links For Parents

Parent and Family Engagement: U.S. Department of Education information for parents.

Bananas: Non-profit childcare resources and referral service.

Museums and Learning: A guide for family visits.

Oakland Unified School District: Main OUSD website.

Links For Staff

National Reading Panel: Effectiveness of different approaches used to teach children to read.

The Open Court Debate: This and other "hot topics" in literacy education. 

Content Standards: Published by the California State Department of Education.

DRAFT: Resource Area for Teachers, provides Bay Area teachers with learning materials and programs.

Oakland Unified School District: Main OUSD website.

Planning Instruction for English Language Development: Knowledge base and teaching strategies.

California English Language Development Test (CELDT) Frequently-asked Questions.

Favorite Poem Archive: Fifty mini-documentaries of Americans sharing poems they love.