+ Olympics: Web Sites for Teaching

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The latest newsletter from Eduhound’s “Classroom Tools & Tips”  —

  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) —  offers a history of the games, virtual galleries, results, activities and information about the Olympics.   http://www.olympic.org
  • United States Olympic Team Site —  includes pages related to each sport, with bios of US team members, news about the sport, a quiz, a “crash course” in the technical aspects of the sport, a teacher area, newsletter and the Winter Games schedule.   http://www.teamusa.org
  • Education World Gold Medal Olympics Activities  –let the games begin!  Get into the Olympic spirit with Education World’s ten lessons about the Olympics.   http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson201.shtml
  • NBCOlympics.com  –contains news, features, results, schedules, athlete bios, and more from the NBC coverage of the Olympics.   http://www.nbcolympics.com
  • Olympic Games – from Wikipedia —  includes history, modern Olympics, symbols, sports, references, and more.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games
  • Special Olympics Get Into It (Requires FREE Registration)  — a free service-learning set of resources celebrating diversity, and local, ntaional,regional and global Youth Summits.  Find it at  www.specialolympics.org
  • EdGate Summer Games  — features fourteen Olympic lessons that are integrated with the skills necessary for life and work in the 21st century.   http://www2.edgate.com/summergames/lesson_plans/efg/
  • Olympics at AwesomeClipart for Educators  —  features clipart, coloring pages, banners, backgrounds, fonts, icons and lines.  Find it and more at  http://www.awesomeclipartforeducators.com

source: these periodic lists come to us all from Eduhound’s Ed Tech Resource Newsletter, “Classroom Tools and Tips.”  Visit www.eduhound.com.  The project is overseen by Judi Rajala, who says, “Let me know what topics you’d like me to cover” at JRajala@eduhound.com

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