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New Teacher Page
Education Network -
Children's Safety Zone - Product recalls, CPR, Baby-sitting, Swimming, Choking, and more.
Connect's Connected Teachers- treasure trove of teacher resources:-
all linked sites have been reviewed and approved by K-12 teachers!
Homeschooling - a HUGE resource, including Newsgroups, Listservs, used books, internet and homeschooling, educational TV.
U. S. Dept. of Education
American Association of School Librarians
ACCESS EXCELLENCE - Biology Teachers
AECT Association for Educational Communications & Technology
AFT American Federation of Teachers
ALA American Library Association
AMERICA READS Challenge Act of 1997
ASCD Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
BLOCK SCHEDULING- The Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota has a site devoted to research on Block Scheduling. It has extensive links to other Web sites, research and publications dealing with block scheduling. A list of schools currently using block scheduling, an online discussion group and a list of frequently asked questions
CES Coalition of Essential Schools
Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teachers Education
Council of Great City Schools
CTF Canadian Teachers' Federation
Education Resources Information Center
EE-LINK - environmental education/ investigate current issues with students.
EISS - Early Intervention for School Success
Elementary Education - SURFAQUARIUM - Most unusual. VerY Different. The One and Only Surfaquarium is a website devoted specifically to elementary teachers, their students and parents. The highest quality links on innovative teaching, parenting, and specific content areas. Designed by a career elementary educator and educational consultant.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
ETS Research - reports feature:Order in the Classroom: Violence, Discipline, and Student Achievement Does It Compute? The Relationship Between Educational Technology & Student Achievement in Mathematics and Reinventing Assessment
GIFTED Resources - links to all known online gifted resources, enrichment programs, talent searches, summer programs, gifted mailing lists, etc.
High/Scope K-3 Curriculum
High/Scope Preschool Curriculum
NASSP National Association of Secondary School Principals
NABT National Association of Biology Teachers
NEA National Education Association
NCES - National Center for Educational Statistics - NCES has produced a 100-page publication entitled "Technology @ Your Fingertips: A Guide to Implementing Technology Solutions for Education Agencies and Institutions." It is designed to help educators define their needs and technical requirements, implement and maintain the technology, and provide effective training for staff.
NCSS National Council for the Social Studies
NCTE National Council of Teachers of English
NIFL - National Institute For Literacy
NSTA National Science Teachers Association
Optimizing National Education - The mission of this charity is to identify and promote a curriculum that without massive training, is teachable by today's teachers and without modification, is effective with today's diverse student population.
PBS Learning Center - comprehensive site for preK-12 educators that offers more than 1,000 free lesson plans, teacher guides and online activities.
PBS Teacher Source - New!
PETERSON'S - Education and Career Center
Project MUSE - John's Hopkins University Press - full text of the Press's 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
School Web Site Registry
|ART [CLICK for ART Books, supporting links, bios, and LESSON PLANS]|
- To support the arts as a core subject area in the K-12 curriculum and
to ensure every American child a high-quality arts education. Focuses on
the national art education standards and provides K-12 teachers with curriculum
materials, programs, strategies, and other information relating to the
arts and to national education goals. Subject Area Resources includes units,
lesson plans, book reviews and activities for integrating the arts across
the curriculum and for integrating any subject area into arts disciplines.
Art Exploration [High School ] A Global Approach - ArtsEdNet - Based on Discipline Based Art Education: A Curriculum Sampler 1992
LESSONS - Early childhood through High School - Extensive
SAFARI - MUSEUM OF MODERN ART - Explore animals and art.
|ENGLISH - LANGUAGE ARTS [See also - Lesson Plans]|
DEPARTMENT - SEE LANGUAGE SECTION OF SITE:
Arts Website - A Learning Site for Middle School Students: Grammar,
Spelling, Literature, Poetry, Quotes, Reading, Lesson Plans, collection
of interesting sites.
USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) NATIONAL MAPPING PROGRAM TEACHING PACKETS - educational resources in a variety of media explaining the mapping sciences and earth resources in html and pdf formats.
SCHOOL A-TO-Z GEOGRAPHY ENCYCLOPEDIA - Free. Browse or search
the thousands of articles, maps, pictures, flags, and videos filled with
up-to-date information on the countries, lakes, cities, and rivers of the
world. Reviewed for educational relevance by practicing K-12 classroom
|AMERICA CELEBRATES THE LEWIS AND CLARK BICENTENNIAL 2003-2006
PBS - Lewis and Clark Classroom Resources
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (Ken Burns 1997 Video)
[Find some terrific books in HISTORY Section]
SCHOOL A-TO-Z HISTORY ENCYCLOPEDIA - Free. Browse or search.
Reviewed for educational relevance by practicing K-12 classroom teachers.
- KidsConnect on the web - the question/answering service for kids!
HomeworkSpot.com Collection of sites for K-12 students together with educational editorial. Resources for English, math, science, social studies, art, music, technology, foreign language, reference center, current events, virtual field trips and expeditions, and more, organized by grade level.
webmath.com - everything from adding and multiplying fractions (Pre-Algebra) to quadratic equations (Algebra I & II) to derivatives (Calculus).
Play Math Journey! Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and rounding.
Ask Dr. Math - All Levels
Ask Dr. Math - Elementary Level - from addition to word problems.
- Over 6,000 lesson plans, 1,000 webquests, and up-to-date educational
news! All Grade Levels.
KITE - Kindergarten Integrated Thematic Experiences
SuperKids - automatically create worksheets for math, vocabulary builders, even hangman. Collection of easy-to-use educational resources for home or classroom.
PBS TeacherSource - K-12 - 1,400 lesson plans based on state curriculum standards - Literature Arts, Health and Fitness, Math, Science and Technology, Social Studies.
STUDYWEB - categories sorted according to grade level for teachers looking for lesson plan and curriculum ideas. The information for each topic also notes the presence of downloadable or printable images for use as visual aids of school reports or projects.
Lesson Plan on Benjamin Franklin - Grades 6-8
Lesson Plans by Subject (Ask ERIC)
LITERATURE - Lesson Plans Grades 5-12. Classics: Catch 22, Lord of the Flies, Huckleberry Finn, Alice in Wonderland, 1984, Crime and Punishment, etc.
Lesson Plans - All Subjects (Encarta Schoolhouse)
DiscoverySchool - Lesson Plans Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12: Astronomy/Space, Earth Science, Economics, Geography, Health, History, Ancient History, U.S. History, World History, Life Science, Animals, Ecology, Human Body, The Microscopic World, Plants, Literature, Physical Science,Technology, Weather.
EducationalWorld - All Grade Levels. All Subjects. Online resource guide for educators to find the lesson plans and research materials.
Lesson Plans - Teachers Guide to the Professional Cartoonists Index includes a dozen lesson plans for using newspaper editorial cartoons in the classroom to teach everything from metaphor and irony to art and current events. This is the largest cartoon site on the web with daily updating cartoons from 120 participating cartoonists from around the world.
Lesson Plans - The Gateway provides the key to one-stop, any-stop access to high quality Internet lesson plans, curriculum units and other education resources.
TeAch-nology.com offers teachers FREE access to lesson plans, printable worksheets, over 150,000 reviewed web sites, rubrics, and educational games.
Education Week Lesson Plan Directory - Arts and Humanities, Classroom Learning Games, Education Technology, Gifted and Talented, History, Interdisciplinary, Math, PreSchool, Themes, Science and more.
Chalkboard - lesson plans, related links for science, language, k–12, math, special education
iMIND - Lesson Plans - Large Subject Range
Frank Potter's Science Gems - More than 14,000 Science Resources sorted by Category, Subcategory, and Grade Level
TeachNet - Teacher Developed Projects and Classroom Projects
Fun-Attic Game and Activity Guide - Unique games, physical education lesson plans, and activities for all levels of play, including the disabled. Free game list and newsletter.
abcteach - Printable activity sheets and project helpers
Arts & Crafts Curricula In K-12 Education
K12.Ed.Business Business Education Curricula In Grades K-12
K12.Ed.Health-Pe Health And Physical Education Curricula In Grades K-12
K12.Ed.Math Mathematics Curriculum In K-12 Education.(moderated)
K12.Ed.Science Science Curriculum In K-12 Education
K12.Ed.Soc-Studies Social Studies And History Curriculum In K-12 Education
K12.Ed.Tag K-12 Education For Gifted And Talented Students
K12.Ed.Tech Industrial Arts & Vocational Education In Grades K-12
Additional Lists about Education
SEE ALSO LANGUAGE ARTS SECTION OF ETC
ARCHIVES - Extensive - Topic/Tools/Links
A+Math - Interactive - game room to test your math skills, Flashcards! Math Word Find puzzle. Create and print your own set of flashcards online! Create Worksheets.Homework Help.
MATH WORKSHEETS: Online [self-graded] and Printable Worksheets - Five Levels
ESTIMATION: Lesson Plans Grades 3-5
MATHTYPE - interactive math lessons with immediate feedback. Each of lesson is a comprehensive learning module designed for grades 5 through 8.
MATH: MATH FORUM - Math Resources by Subject/Grade
MATH: MATH LEAGUE - Math League specializes in math contests, books, and computer software designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for students from the 4th grade through high school.
MATH LESSON PLANS - Links to: lesson plans, online board games, puzzles, problem sites, links to activities, organizations and applications.
Math Doctors - Ask Dr. Math
CoolMath4Kids! - Amusement park of math fun!
PBS Math Line
NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
ENC - Eisenhower National Clearinghouse - Mathematics and Science Education
Project SEED - goal is to increase the number of minority and educationally disadvantaged youth majoring in, and pursuing careers in, mathematics and related fields.
National Key Centre for School Science and Mathematics- Secondary Teachers
Multiplication - ACTIVITIES - Teacher designed activities to use in the classroom and at home to teach the times tables; Games, WORKSHEETS, pre and post tests, flash cards, and quizzes to use with your students.
Time Table Rhyme - Multiplication Tables Test Sheet
Tree Measurement Lesson Plan - Activity is used to help understand vertical and horizontal measurement of large objects. Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6
to Natural History Museums and Resources Around the World
Franklin Institute Science Museum
Smithsonian Education - Teaching Resources, Educational Development for teachers.
|MUSIC [CLICK for MUSIC Books, supporting links, bios, and LESSON PLANS]|
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment
for the Arts - Arts and Education through technology.
Music Teacher's Resource Site - Extensive links and lesson plans
Music And Performing Arts Curriculum In K-12 Education
|NATURE: EXTENSIVE LINKS ON THIS SITE. Also see: NATURE BOOKS|
|Thematic Units: Amphibians
Tree Measurement Lesson Plan - Activity is used to help understand vertical and horizontal measurement of large objects. Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6
|READING AND LITERACY:|
READS CHALLENGE: READ*WRITE*NOW! PUBLICATIONS
READPRO - The
Reading Professional's E-Mail Mailing List - ARCHIVES
Subject line: subscribe readpro
Message body: subscribe disted_readpro
Table of the Elements
DISCOVERY SCHOOL A-TO-Z SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA - Free. Browse or search. Reviewed for educational relevance by practicing K-12 classroom teachers.
FIRST - "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology". A non-profit organization whose mission is to generate an interest in science and engineering among today's youth. Currently, their primary means of accomplishing this goal is through an annual robot competitions, which began in 1992.
The Elementary Science Program is a hands-on, interdisciplinary curriculum that converts the classroom into a science laboratory. The ESP provides classrooms with kits of materials to engage students in science activities which: build inquiry skills, promote positive attitudes towards science, teach science content and develop problem solving abilities.
Solar System Simulator - NASA/JPL/Caltech spyglass on the cosmos. Select from the options to have the simulator create a color image of your favorite planet or satellite!
Education World - Elementary K-8: - Earth Science, Habitats ,Human Body, Physical Science, Space Science; Secondary 9-12: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental. Great Scientists: Chemistry, Earth & Space, Life Science, Physical Science. Includes lesson plans, teaching themes, national and state standards. www.dole5aday.com - Nutrition - click on the Educators link for links to lesson plans, teachers guide, a nutrition center and other subjects promoting nutrition.Very easy to navigate and it should engage children to explore the world of nutrition.
Education World - PE/Health - contains links to health lesson plans, tools, teaching themes, national and state standards regarding health education and current health Do's and Don'ts. The site was not age or grade specific.
Eureka! - Science Curiosities relevant to elementary school curriculum
SCIENCE and ASTRONOMY - INTERNET SPACE STATION - K-6
SCIENCE: NASA - EARTH SCIENCE ENTERPRISE - Teaches how NASA studies the Earth. Topics: El Nino, hurricanes, plate tectonics and atmosphere.
SCIENCE: ESSC - Earth System Science Community Curriculum Testbed - Earth System Science Community
THE JASON PROJECT - Distance Learning - a year-round scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers.
Center for Insect Science Education Outreach - Insects in Elementary Education. Integrated education materials that foster the use of live insects as teaching models.
"Cool Science for Curious Kids." - Five leading children's museums have collaborated with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to produce "Cool Science for Curious Kids." This Web site adapts proven activities to an online format. It uses animation and sound to encourage kids to explore science.
SCIENCE LEARNING NETWORK - explores how telecomputing can support inquiry based science education
One Sky - Many Voices - Inquiry Based Science Programs for the Intereactive Study of Current Science
The Globe Program is a worldwide network of students, teachers, and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment.
SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS - This free-to-teachers site has been developed by Prof Steve Kessell at Curtin University's (Western Australia) National Key Centre for School Science and Mathematics. It contains several modules from four courses he teaches over the WWW aimed at secondary science and computing teachers. The site contains reviewed links to many WWW teaching resources, reviews of CD-ROMs and many free downloadable teaching modules. Teachers may create their own free account.
Science Project - Ideas
SCIENCE: The Heart: An Online Exploration - Developed by the Franklin Institute
SCIENCE: The Yuckiest Site on the Internet - A different approach.
Science and Mathematics - A collection of links
The National Science Foundation NSF supports research, education, and infrastructure to
advance the state of knowledge about Earth, including its atmosphere, continents, oceans, interior, and the processes the modify them as well as link them together. Look here for Grants, physical, geo and behavioral sciences.
Science Lesson Plans - Lots of Dinosaurs, farm animals, sealife, wildlife
Journal of Science Education - Information and research to science
Watchers - Teacher Notes/Lesson Sequence - What's the weather like
today in your part of the world? Do you think it's the same all over the
world? No matter where you live, weather is an important part of your life.
Find out about weather and how it makes a difference all over the world!
Pack your bags, and take the trip!!
Weather Watchers - Teacher Notes/Lesson Sequence - What's the weather like today in your part of the world? Do you think it's the same all over the world? No matter where you live, weather is an important part of your life. Find out about weather and how it makes a difference all over the world! Pack your bags, and take the trip!!
|LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY:|
with the Internet: Lessons from the Classroom, New '99 ed.
21st Century Teachers Network - a nationwide volunteer movement encouraging teacher leaders in educational technology to develop new skills for using technology in their teaching and learning activities.
Technology in Education
The Global Schoolhouse
HI-CE - University of Michigan - develop learner centered software tools and curriculum
THINKQUEST - Annual challenge/competition for students 12-19 to use the internet as a collaborative and interactive learning tool.
ISTE International Society for Technology in Education
United States Department of Education
United States Department of Education Publications
Urban Eduation Web
Visual Literacy and Basic Visual Elements
Weather Underground and Historical Weather
WLH -World Lecture Hall - pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials. Extensive
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Ninno, Educ. Resource Evaluator, Information Institute of Syracuse, Syracuse
University for his contributions to these links.
update on: May 1, 2003
Last update on: May 1, 2003