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 Teen Learning 2.0 http://teenlearning.csla.net/

This tutorial is designed so that you can learn how to use the tools of web 2.0 for your classes or for fun. We hope that you will have fun – because these websites are full of creative ideas for you to use. Take time to explore and enjoy all the tools of this new Internet.

TEEN SITES

Rookie Mag rookiemag.com

Rookie is a website for teenage girls. With monthly-themed content, we update three times a day, five days a week, and are happy to offer you millions of bad puns. Click here to find out where to send stuff you'd like us to see. Learn about the people who write this thing here.
Internet Public Library
www.ipl.org/div/teen/
Find information on topics such as homework, writing and reading, sports and entertainment, and so much more.
Teen Voices http://teenvoices.com
It Gets Better Project
www.itgetsbetter.org
"One of the most well-known resources for LGBTQ teens...created in response to a highly publicized series of teen suidies..."

Make it Better Project
www.makeitbetterproject.org
"...provides a platform and resources for teens to combat bullying and homophobia."



Scratch  - Creation Software http://scratch.mit.edu/

"...offers an important avenue for creative self-expression by allowing users to create animation, interactive games, and art, as well as learn math and programming concepts."

 

Know Child Labor

http://www.knowchildlabor.org/

"Knowchildlabor.org is a resource web site on international child labor issues dedicated to teachers, children and youth."

 

All Music Guide

http://allmusic.com/
All Music Guide covers every genre of music you can think of. Click on the style, read articles, check out CDs and more.

The Internet Movie Database

http://www.imdb.com/
"Major resource with information on over 75,000 movies and 1,000,000+ filmography entries. Includes search engine."

Just for Teens

http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Office/Main/Involving_Students/Just_For_Teens.html
From Awesome Library, this page categorizes links that teens will find helpful and fun. There are games, as well as sites for teens with problems such as Eating Disorders or Dealing With Parents.

Mix It Up

            http://www.tolerance.org/teens/index.jsp

            “…designed to spark teens’ interest in and understanding of the differences between people.”

MTV

http://www.mtv.com/
MTV's homepage. Check it out!
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Teens

http://www.mediacampaign.org
"No lectures - just the facts." Links to Crisis Center, Living Large, The Real Deal, and Make the Scene.

 

Foreign Language Help

http://www.uni.edu/becker/

WANT TO GET PUBLISHED? CHECK OUT THESE SITES:

When Teens Write http://teenwriters.net/

Copyrighting services, writing tips, message boards, and more.

Teen Ink http://teenink.com/

Teen Ink publishes a monthly magazine, books and a web site of teen writings.

Teen Lit drhttp://teenlit.com/

Writer's Workshop, Book Reviews and more.

Fiction By Kids http://childlit.info/index.php?title=Written_by_Kids

List of Teen Authors

At the Children Come First http://childrencomefirst.com/

Teens can submit book reviews for publication and enter CCF Online Writing Contests

Young Writers Society http://youngwriterssociety.com/

Community forums for young writers. One of Writers Digest Top 101 Sites

 

All About Teen Books

Young Adult Books Central http://www.yabookscentral.com

Great NEW site to discover young adult literature, read book reviews, and discuss your favorites.

Teen Lit drhttp://teenlit.com/

Teen Ink publishes a monthly magazine, books and a web site of teen writings.

Teen Booklists http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists
Young Adult Library Services from the American Library Association lists links for teen reading.

 

Teen Reads http://teenreads.com
The ultimate reading list

Favorite Teenage Angst Books

            http://www.grouchy.com/angst

            Stumble “into a celebration of teenage angst and personal discovery. Here, you'll learn about great books for teens, meet

interesting authors and other creative folks, and join me in honoring the joys and struggles of our teenage years.”

 

Reader's Robot

            http://tnrdlib.bc.ca/rr.html

            Reviews by genre for teens.

 

Online Fiction Book Club www.habitualreader.com

MORE SITES FOR TEENS:

The Diary Project is an archive of anonymous journal entries in 24 categories including relationships, body image, and self-esteem. The site’s goal is to encourage communication amongst teens of all cultures and backgrounds, provide peer-to-peer support, stimulate discussion, and generate feedback that can help ease some of the concerns encountered along the way.

dMarie Time Capsule
http://dmarie.com/timecap
Create your own online time capsule. Enter a date, pick from the top headlines and famous people born, top hits, top TV shows, hot new toys released, and top books released. When you are finished, print out the page. It includes extra info like who was president and the prices for bread, gas, stamps, and the minimum wage.

Guinness Book of World Records
http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/
Web version of the popular record book. Includes a place to submit your own records and record attempts.

The Merchants of Cool
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/cool/
The website of the Frontline program on the relationship between marketing professionals -- the creators and sellers of popular culture -- and the teenage market, the hottest demographic in America. The program poses the question of which comes first - the attitude or the desire for the attitude? Teens drive the economy, but are teens really driving their own interests?


National Youth Advocacy Coalition

http://www.nyacyouth.org
This organization advocates for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ). It's "Youth Connections" page (http://www.nyacyouth.org/nyac/youth_connections.html) contains links to programs and resources nationwide. The site has a strong focus on social justice, teen physical and mental health, and racial equity.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/oco/
Learn about all the different types of careers and how to get involved in them with this tool from the US Bureau of Labor Services.


Snopes.com
http://www.snopes.com
The site that examines not only the truth or reality behind urban legends, "but also common fallacies, misinformation, old wives' tales, strange news stories, rumors, celebrity gossip, and similar items."

The Straight Dope
http://www.straightdope.com
Archive of over 2,000 questions answered in Cecil Adam's Chicago Reader Column. Example: Why do we call it the "bathroom," even when it has no tub?

Teen Consumer Scrapbook
http://www.atg.wa.gov/teenconsumer
Sponsored by the Washington State Attorney General's Office and written by teens, this consumer guide addresses topics especially of interest to teens -- modeling scams, CD clubs, piercing, sports drinks, tanning, driving laws, scholarship scams, and a host of other relevant concerns and issues.

Teenwire
http://www.teenwire.com/
Sexuality and relationship information from Planned Parenthood of America. also En Espanol.

Youth at Work: Real World, Real Rights!
http://www.youth.eeoc.gov/cases.html
Read about recent court cases involving teen workers and their rights (sexual harrasment, discrimination, etc.). From the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.