and Life in Africa Project
Sponsored by the University of Iowa Obermann Center
for Advanced Studies, this site contains a teacher's guide, information
about 107 African cultures, profiles of 27 Sub-Saharan African
countries, and 47 lesson plans grouped by subject and by grade
Maintained by the Educational Resources Information
Center, this site includes a virtual library, over a thousand
lesson plans, a questions and answer service, and a searchable
Library - K-12 Education Directory
Sponsored by the Evaluation and Development Institute
(EDI), this site contains over 14,000 reviewed resources which
can be searched by keyword. Resources are also organized in a
variety of ways including by general subjects, by types of resources,
and by support group.
Web'n Learning Sites Library
This site is maintained by Pacific Bell and contains
resources which have been organized by subject and content area.
Resources include tutorials, activities, projects, hotlists, reference
tools, and lessons. Resources may also be searched by grade level,
subject, and type of resource. Weekly updates via email are offered
to those who register with the site.
This site is maintained by the Columbia Education
Center (CEC), and provides lesson plans which are organized by
both subject and grade level.
Funded by NASA, Montana State University faculty
and teachers from across the country have developed on-line K-12
science education materials for teaching astronomy. These Web
based lesson plans utilize on-line NASA resources. Some of the
units offered are , Studying the Movement of Celestial Objects,
Learning Planet Sizes, Birthday Moons, Investigating the Changing
Polar Ice Caps, etc. Both thematic units and lesson plans are
well organized, and include information about the National Science
Standards, and National Math Standards that each unit or lesson
Ancient Egypt: Educational Programs
Created and maintained by the Detroit Institute
of Arts, this site provides curricular materials related to Ancient
Egypt. Lesson plans are organized into the following areas: Social
Science, Language Arts, Arts, and Math and Science. Lesson plans
are well organized and are grouped into activities, assessments,
goals and objectives, pictures, preparation, and teacher comments.
- Lesson Plan Archive
This site is sponsored by Davidson & Associates,
Inc., and provides access to lesson plans. Lesson plans can be
searched by grade level, general subject area and by keywords.
The lesson plans themselves are provided by Teacher Created Materials,
a company which publishes educational materials.
Ready Reference Collection: Education
Maintained by the Internet Public Library, this
site provides annotated links to resources grouped into the following
areas: adult education, alternative education, K-12 Primary and
secondary schooling, higher education, and vocational education.
Resources can be searched by keywords.
Schrock's Guide for Educators
Educators will find an extraordinary number of
resources at this award winning site, organized alphabetically
and by subject.
for Early Childhood Education
Thematic units prepared by students at The University
of South Carolina. The thematic titles include Ancient Egypt,
Colonial Life, Cultural Diversity: Immigration and Citizenship,
Dinosaurs, Endangered North American Birds, Fruits and Vegetables,
Holidays -- Chinese New Year, Kwanzaa, and Mexican, Insects Mammals
and Their Habitats, etc. Each unit includes links to related
- MSU/Bozeman CERES Project
A gateway site maintained by NASA which provides
information about a variety of resources including web based lesson
plans, links to online resources and other classroom materials.
Center To Improve Practice In Special Education
Sponsored by NCIP, this site provides a guided
tour of the major topics in special education practices in the
classroom. The tour focuses on the following topics: engineering
the classroom environment,integrating the curriculum through theme-based
learning, modifying instructional strategies, materials and tools
to meet individual needs, embedding assessment in all classroom
activities, the effective use of high and low technology tools,
communicating and constructing meaning, students with developmental
disabilities, and language and literacy. The site also includes
a library of resources, links arranged by subject areas, and information
about video profiles.
Maintained by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
For Mathematical and Science Education, this site focuses on quality
science and mathematic resources on the Web. Each month thirteen
new sites are selected.
Provides links to educational resources, and over
fifty of educational forums and discussion groups. Users need
Web based lesson plans developed by teachers
in the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators (SCORE)
Project, which is funded by the California Technology Assistance
Program (CTAP) and the California County Superintendents Educational
Services Association (CCSESA). Lesson plans are organized into
the following grade levels: K-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
Web Resources - Learning Disabilities
This site contains a number of learning disability
- Educational Services
Another NASA site which provides links to NASA's
education programs and resources.Information about fellowships,
scholarships, apprenticeships, workshops, classroom materials,
and interactive projects is also provided.
in The Well Being of America's Youth
Published by the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services. Topics covered are population, family and neighborhood,
economic security, health conditions and health care, social development,
behavioral health, and teen fertility, education and achievement.
The documents are in PDF format which requires Adobe Acrobat reader.
The mother of all education sites, this site describes
itself as "... a personalized Internet-based service providing
education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators,
parents, and others throughout the United States and the world."
The main components of the site are the AskERIC Question & Answer
(Q&A) Service, the AskERIC Virtual Library , and the ERIC Database
which contains 950, 000 abstracts from journals and conference
to the The G.R.A.D.E.S. Archives
This site provides links to other Web sites organized
by subject area and grade level. The sites focus is on quality
Web resources. This is an extremely well organized site which
educators will find useful.
Maintained by the Academic Computing and Instructional
Technology Services at The University of Texas at Austin, this
site provides numerous links to Web-based materials that are being
used for instruction. Resources are grouped into subject areas,
and include syllabi, lecture notes, and links to other resources
on the Web. Materials are of varying quality, depth and scope.
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