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Teacher Resources on the Internet

The following list contains links of a general nature which may be of interest to teachers.

 
  • Alphabet Superhighway -- A knowledge resource for students, teachers, parents, and librarians.
  • Ask an Expert from Pitsco -- FREE ADVICE from the Amish to Zoo Keeping Select from 12 categories with over 300 web sites and e-mail addresses where you can find experts to answer your questions from the Amish lifestyle to facts about zoo keeping. Ask an Expert is a directory of links to people who have volunteered their time to answer questions and web pages that provide information.
  • CNN Newsroom -- Lesson Plans for the daily news broadcast designed for students.
  • California Healthy Kids Center -- provides education materials for free loan to teachers, professionals, and community members who work with students.
  • CalStateTEACH -- is a new alternative path to the Multiple Subject CLAD teaching credential. Available to individuals residing and teaching in any geographic location in California, CalStateTEACH is designed specifically to serve teachers who are working without a credential in an elementary school.
  • Census in Schools -- This US Census 2000 site offers a variety of classroom activities to help students understand the census process and to promote increased participation in the census.
  • Center for Media Literacy -- The Center for Media Literacy develops and distributes educational programs and materials that promote critical thinking about the media.
  • Current Awareness -- is a monthly bibliography of the most recent educational literature from an extensive collection of journals. This service is provided to you by the Division of Instructional Technology, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in partnership with The Landmark Project.
  • Curriculum Ideas -- How do I integrate the Internet into My Classroom. Internet Ideas for all subject areas and grade levels.
  • Dairy Council of California -- The site has relevant nutrition and health content for educators, health professionals, kids, parents and adults. Our interactive learning tools for assessing diet and physical activity.
  • Disability Resources -- Apple Computer's listing information on built-in features that support a positive user experience for persons with disabilities.
  • Discovery Channel School -- up-to-date information on instructional programing from the Discovery Channel. Free worksheets, activities and other classroom resources to support the programs of your choice.
  • EDInfo Mailing List Archive -- An archive messages on a wide variety of education topics from the US Department of Education.
  • Education IndexSM -- your guide to the best and most useful education sites on the Internet.
  • ERIC Clearinghouse for Reading, English, and Communication
  • ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education (ERIC/ChESS)
  • Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development (FWL)
  • First Days of Middle School -- a collection of resources to help middle school teachers make it through the first few days and beyond.
  • FunBrain -- interactive games to practice reading and math skills (and more!)
  • Houghton Mifflin Publishing -- maintains a collection of links of interest to students, parents, and teachers.
  • Information Power -- The Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning from the America Library Association and The America School Librarians Association.
  • Journal of Technology Education -- an online version in both HTML and PDF formats.
  • Kairos: A Journal For Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments -- The journal is designed to serve as a peer-reviewed resource for teachers, researchers and tutors of writing at the college and university level, including Technical Writing, Business Writing, Professional Communication, Creative Writing, Composition, and Literature. Kairos deals specifically with the challenges of writing in hyper textual environments, primarily (but not solely) the World-Wide Web.
  • LD Online: -- the interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.
  • The Learning Page -- The Learning page provides free, downloadable (in pdf format) worksheets and lesson plans for teachers and parents of elementary level school children.
  • Lullabies and Other Songs for Children -- a site which provides the lyrics (but not the score) for hundreds of children's songs.
  • The Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL) -- is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of education for all students. As one of 10 regional educational laboratories (REL's) sponsored by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) of the US Department of Education, McREL provides federally funded services to a seven-state region: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. McREL's products and services are also available outside the Mid-continent region through a variety of contractual agreements, through the Mid-continent Laboratory, Inc. (MCL) and the nonprofit McREL Institute.
  • MiddleWeb -- a site that explore middle school reform for both parents and educators.
  • Museum Mania - World Wide Web Treasure Hunt -- A good tool to use to acquaint students or parents with the variety of resource available on the Internet.
  • National Association of School Nurses -- The mission of the National Association of School Nurses is to advance the practice of school nursing and provide leadership in the delivery of quality health programs to the school community.
  • New York Time Learning Network -- connections for students teachers and parents, all based on today's news. (Grades 6-12)
  • Newsweek Education Program -- a site designed to help teachers build bridges to real-world issues. (Grades 4-12)
  • OOPS! -- (Our Overnight Planning System) is for those days when you are stuck and are wondering what to do for tomorrow's lesson plan. An impressive collection of lessons, tutorials, and activities.
  • Online Internet Institute -- The Online Internet Institute (OII) provides educators with a learning environment to support integrating the Internet into their individual teaching styles. OII offers a combination of online and face-to-face collaborations in which participants develop projects to use in their classrooms.
  • PBS TeacherSource -- a collection of resources on various subject area. The site changes regularly in relation to PBS programming.
  • PedagoNet -- facilitates the exchange of learning resources. Search and post learning resources, curriculum, lessons, books, software and other pedagogical information.
  • Plank Road Publishing -- a source for recorded music for the classroom teacher. It includes music for seasonal programs.
  • Project EASI (Easy Access for Students and Institutions) -- Resources for education beyond high school from the US Department of Education
  • Puzzlemaker -- This site is a great tool to practice spelling words, math concepts, etc. It creates puzzles based on information you provide.
  • Quizstar -- Quizstar offers a variety of online quizzes for everything from general math to education. Best for 6th grade and higher. Quizzes can be taken online with a score card or downloaded.
  • RHL School -- provides free worksheets for teachers and parents to copy and distribute to their students. Free e-mailed answer key updates are available to anyone who requests them. The subject areas are reading comprehension, math problem solving, English, and reference skills. (Grades 3-8)
  • SAMI - Lesson Plans and Projects -- An extensive, but un-annotated, listing of Internet lesson plans and projects.
  • Special Education -- resources maintained by the Monroe County (IN) Community School Corporation.
  • Teacher Talk -- includes lesson plans, discipline techniques, etc. (all for high school aged students).
  • Teachers First -- a one-stop site for teachers with links to current events and a matrix of links to websites and lessons plans for many subjects. The site is from the Network for Instructional TV, Inc. so many of the links are related to current televisions programs.
  • Teachers Helping Teachers -- is an interactive site where teachers can share classroom ideas with their peers. It also now includes a live "chat" feature.
  • Teachers.Net -- An electronic monthly magazine for teachers. This site includes monthly articles, lesson plans, teacher chat rooms, employment listings and more.
  • Technology for all Americans -- The Technology for All Americans Project is administered through the International Technology Education Association and funded by the NSF and NASA.
  • Technology Student Association -- Dedicated to the needs of students enrolled in technology education courses. The site lists K-12 programs, awards, and activities.
  • Total Reading
  • Tutor2000 -- is a service which matches students with tutors in a variety of subject areas.
  • Tutorialfind -- This wonderful site help's you find that online tutorial you need to master everything Photo Shop to astrophysics. Includes an easy to use search function.
  • webTeacher -- a comprehensive, interactive, online tutorial on the Internet. Designed by teachers, the site helps educators master the Internet and integrate it into their curriculum.
  • Yes, You Can: A guide for establishing Mentoring Programs to prepare youth for College. -- From the US Department of Education.
 
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