Small School's Coop Vocational Training Program

A high school, multi-district program to prepare students for most aspects of living on their own including basic living and working skills through hands-on activities and practical work experience. Emphasis is on employability and developing a work ethic as well as basic academics.


Lessons

Projects and Reports.

Administrative Stuff


Search Engines:

Kids Search Tools
Search resources for Kids
One Key
Ask Kids
Yahoo Kids
Dib Dab Kidsafe Search Engine
Yahoo
Google

Museums - World

Library of Congress
Smithsonian Institution
Victoria and Albert Museum
Egyptian Museum
Chicago Institute of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History
Museum of New Zealand

Virtual Library Museum Pages
Museums Online

Museums - Local

Dallas Museum of Art
Kimbell Museum (Ft. Worth)
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Ft. Concho (San Angelo)
Fort McKavitt (Ft McKavitt)
Grace Museum (Abilene)
Frontier Texas (Abilene)

Research:

Simple English Wikipedia
Dictionary
Academic Kids Encyclopedia
Research with online encyclopedias and almanacs
Kids Connect Encyclopedia and Reference Materials
Fact Monster
Awesome Library
Dead People Server

News

CNN
San Angelo Standard Times
Concho Valley Homepage
San Angelo Live
Abilene Newspaper
Yahoo News for Kids
Scholastic News for Kids
Campaign K-12

Current Events

USA Today US National News
USA Today World News
USA Today Health News
USA Today Science and Space News
USA Today Life News
Google World News
Feedzilla USA News
Feedzilla World News
Yahoo US News
Yahoo World News
Yahoo Entertainment News
Yahoo Sports News
Yahoo Science News
Scientific American Space News
Scientific American Everyday Science News
Archaeology and Paleontology News
NASA Breaking News

Government

US Government information for kids
Tom Green County Library
Tom Green County Voter Registration and Elections Office
Selective Service
U.S. Government
U.S. Government Branches and Agencies
Federal Citizen Information Center
The White House
Emergency Preparedness
GeoMac Wildfire Support
IRS Online Classroom
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Texas State Government
Texas Emergency Management Situation Reports
Texas Department of Transportation

Weather

The Weather Channel
National Weather Service (NOAA)
San Angelo Radar
San Angelo and Area forecast
Jetstream NWS Online School for Weather
Weather Channel Interactive Radar Map - San Angelo
Active Fire Map
Weather Wiz Kids Quiz
Tornado Videos.net (Reed Timmer's site)
Chaser TV
Volcano Cams
Earth Cams

Science

Owl Cam
Dr Bailer's Science Lessons
Science Daily News
Live Science (Everyday Science)
Do Science (experiments)
How Stuff Works
Scientific American
Action Bioscience
Monarch Watch

NASA and JPL

NASA Feed
NASA
Space Shuttle to Human Spaceflight at Nasa
NASA Mission Page
Jet Propulsion Labratory
Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

Astronomy and Space

Daily Galaxy (news)
Astronomy picture of the day
Amazing Space
Star Constellations
Star Lore
E-Sky

Driver's Ed

Driving Directory (Practice Driving Tests)
Drivers Ed to Go (Go to Game Corner)

History

Outline Maps
This Day in History
History Channel
History Place
History Net
History and Politics Outloud
MacroHistory
Maps for Free
Nation Master
Factbites

US History.org
Travel and History
State Master

World History Archives
International World History Project
United States Holocaust Museum
American History
Storm the Castle

Reading

Creativity Portal
100 Words
Literature What Makes a good Short Story?
Scholastic Book Talks and Discussion Guides
Encyclopedia Mythica
Athenaeum
Middle English Texts
1062 Vocabulary Words
Reading is Fundamental
Poets.org
Poet's Corner

Writing

Writer's Guidelines Database
Writer's Resource Net
Web English Teacher
English Club
Writing Fix
NPS Novel Ideas

Book Reviews

Kids Reads
Library Thing
Good Reads
Barnes and Noble Booksellar
Amazon.com Bookseller
Edgar Awards for YA Mystery Fiction
Speculative Fiction Database
SF Site

Authors
Ray Bradbury
Rachel Caine - Morganville Vampires
Bruce Coville - Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher
Official Site of Diane Duane's Young Wizard's books
Neil Gaiman - Coraline
Hank the Cowdog - John Erickson
James Herriot
Junie B Jones - Barbara Park
Peg Kehret - Hideout
Madeline L'Engle - Wrinkle in Time
Gail Carson Levine
Lois Lowry (Giver series)
Ben Mikaelsen - Touching Spirit Bear
Jenny Nimmo - Charlie Bone Series
Rangers Apprentice - John Flanagan
Rick Riordan - Percy Jackson
JK Rowling's Official Harry Potter Site
Louis Sachar - Holes
Michael Scott - Nicholas Flamel Books
Chris Van Allsburg - Mysteries of Harris Burdick
David Weisner - Tuesday

ebooks

Project Gutenberg
Online Literature Library
Internet Public Library
Literature Network
Online Books Page
English E Books (books rewritten at a lower reading level)
Paul V Sherlock Center for Disabilities (Write with Symbols like books)
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
Internet Movie Script Database
Tom Green County Library - Ebooks and Audiobooks

Math

Math.com
webmath
Math Quizes
Math Power
Math Goodies
Math Playground
American Mathematical Society (Math could be your job!)
Math World

Art

Graph Paper to print
Art Renewal Center
Matropolitian Museum of Art
Art History resources on the web
Art Lex (dictionary of artists and art terms)

Going to Work

Workforce (Work in Texas)
Got Resume Builder
Researching Careers
Careers.org
Career One Stop
Writing your first resume
How to write a cover letter
Cover Letters and Other Job Hunting Letters
Work.Com (How to guides for small business)
Zoom Info (info on companies and people)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career Info Net
Careers.org

Schools and Colleges

Fairview Schools Website
Wall ISD
Federal Student Aid
Howard College - San Angelo
American Commercial College - San Angelo
Texas State Technical College
TSTC Admission Application
Eastern New Mexico State University
Austin School of Massage
West Texas A&M (West Texas State)

Lessons

Khan Academy
Pete's Powerpoint Station (Free Powerpoint Presentations)

Health

West Texas Medical Associates - Pollen Report Page
Centers for Disease Control
Vaccine Adverse Reporting System
Fruits and Veggies More Matters (fruits, Vegetables and nut databases)

Hobbies and Crafts

Knots on the Web
Learn Caligraphy
Do It 101 Caligraphy
Crochet Pattern Central
Cross Stitch Pattern Central
Knitting Pattern Central
Macrame Patterns
World Wide Quilting Page
Quilt Patterns from History
New Pathways Into Quilting History
America's Quilting History
Tiny Tears Trailers

Events and Entertainment

San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo
North Texas Irish Festival
Clan Heritage Society (Midland)
Official Peanuts Website
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics

Recipes

All Recipes
All Recipes - No Bake cookies
Food Network
Recipe Source
Chow.Com Recipes
My Recipes
Food Timeline
Historic Recipes
Gode Cookery (Medieval Recipes)

Software and computer stuff

Zabaware - home of Ultra Hal Text-to-Speech Reader (free download)
Oddio Overplay


Teacher Stuff

Education Service Center Region XV
TEA Main page
US Department of Education
George Lucas Education Foundation

Quiz Hub
Education World
Education Week News
Lesson Plans and Teching Strategies
Teach-nology
Federal Resources for Education Excellence
Lesson Planz
Paula's Special Ed Resources

Social Studies Sites for Teachers
Character Education resources

Trait Writing
Kim's Corner for Teacher Talk (ELA site)
Writing Prompts
National Adult Literacy Database Canada - Literacy Materials
Using English
ABC Teach Writing Basics
Folger Shakespeare Library Teaching Resources
MSAC Mentor - Science
Technology Rich Learning Experiences for High School Students
People's Physics Book
Free Math Worksheets
Little Strivers Free Worksheets
Online Workshops in Cyber Safety
Scholastic Books - Book Fairs
Linked In (networking for professionals)
Practical Money Skills
Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Science
NWS Educational Materials

Study Guides - Mostly Literature

Bibliomania Study Guides
Book Rags Study Guides
Enotes Literature Guides
Study Guides for the Great Works of Literature
Gradesaver Study Guides
Sparknotes (free quizes)
Novel Guide (free study guides)

Teaching Materials to buy
Dover Publishing
Wieser Educational Materials
Steck-Vaughn
Sunburst digital
Edupress


For more information about our program you can reach us at our classroom

Post graphic by Sly. The original Miles VTP page created 28 April 1998. Program moved to Water Valley VTP and revised 22 Sept 1999. Then, became the SSC VTP page 25 April 2002, Program moved to Fairview August 25, 2008.