AcademicInfo From accreditation to test preparation, financial aid
to online education blogs or simply looking to get some general information
on getting started with online education, then this site is your gateway to
all things academia related.
- AfterSchool Children of all ages can find help with English, mathematics, science and history with tutoring available by subject and concept.
- Ask Jeeves for Kids This site will put a student with a specific question in the right direction
- AT&T Learning Network Appropriate for K-12. This site contains enough information to be your single source of Web-related materials for the entire year. Within the Teachers section, there are listservs, tutorials, lesson plans, reference materials, classroom management tips, contests, diversity resources, online projects, safety tips and more.
allows you to search by age groups and browse the site by subject, age group, or both. The site also has research links to some of the most well-known data bases online, such as Brittanica.com, eLibrary and ProQuest, and recently absorbed HomeworkCentral.com.
- B.J. Pinchbeck created in 1996 by a then 11-year old. It is a resource for kids who need help with reports or just want to learn more about a certain topic. A great example of what kids can do for kids.
- Education Place specializes in resources for elementary school kids, teachers and parents. The site offers help in math, reading, language arts, science and social studies.
Financial Aid - Student Guide The US Dept. of Education has assembled the single most authoritative source of financial aid information.
Find Student Programs Find extracurricular, academic, social, and cultural enrichment programs through our free, searchable database. Apply for programs including clubs, classes, teams, groups, camps and much more.
acts as both a search engine and index of web sites that offer assistance on entire subjects, from chaos theory to macramé.
- Jiskha Homework Help This no-nonsense site tells it like it is on subjects for kids of all ages.
- This site has many varied areas that will interest any child including arts, computers, games, health, news, sports, hobbies, etc.
- Lycos Zone The ultimate resource for students. This site contains a website directory for all school subjects, an encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary. There are even comics online!
- SAT Practice Test
Students are able to take a practice test and use additional materials to help them prepare for the SAT test. Teachers can arrange to have their whole class take the practice test.
Science Fair Project Resource Guide Students can find everything they need to choose an engaging topic and take the first steps toward designing a winning experiment. This information-rich site includes links to sample projects and dozens of science-oriented Internet resources.
- American Federation of Teachers
- Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project
An interactive resource database for Math and Science Teachers.
- American History 102 Civil War to the present. A spectacular resource about the past 100+ years in U.S. history.
- A+ Math Games and flash cards.
- Artsednet This site facilitates the exchange of ideas and information on K-12 Arts Education.
- Artspower National Touring Theatre A wonderful theatre group geared for K-12.
- Ask Dr. Math Personal math questions get personal answers. Any level.
- The Awesome Library This site features more than 14,000 high-quality Web sites, organized by subject and user (i.e., teacher, parent, librarian or student). The site has a search engine for quick results.
- Biographical Dictionary
This dictionary contains biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present day.
- Britannica The venerable encyclopedia with origins in the late 1800s has jumped into the 21st century and now posts its ENTIRE encyclopedia -- all 72,000 articles -- online and for FREE!
- BugBios Detailed descriptions and stunning close-up photographs of many insect species. The information is organized in levels for easy browsing.
Busy Teachers' Website K-12 If you are a busy K-12 educator (and which K-12 educator isn't?! this site is for you. You will find materials, lesson plans and classroom activities.
- Community Information
Statistics for: school reports (updated quarterly), crime statistics, television watching habits, city and town populations. If you're looking for demographic information, this site has the scoop!
- Constellation - NYS Online Communities A partnership between the New York State Education Dept. and WinStar for Education. This site is a nexus to online communities in New York State. The communities include lesson plans, discussions, best practices, new and information. While subscription to this site is free, it is limited to educators from New York State.
The United States Constitution If all you can remember is "We The People....", then you MUST visit this site. The entire text is here.
Courts Lesson Plans This site, maintained by the court system in the State of Washington contains several dozen lesson plans.
- Creative Classroom A professional magazine for K-8 educators. This site is packed with ready-to-use ideas, time-saving tips, and practical advice from experts and readers.
CurrentCites Access to a monthly bibliography of selected articles, books and electronic documents on information technology, electronic publishing, networks and optical disk technology.
- Cyber High School
- CyberSchool Magazine The pages of this Web 'zine are packed with educational articles and resources on such topics as history, science and literature.
The Denver Earth Science Project This site contains an earth science curriculum development and training project from the Colorado School of Mines.
- (U.S.) Department of Education Education headlines, news and events and a community update letter.
- The Ultimate Desert Resource Learn about wildlife as you encounter coyotes, kangaroo rats and hard plants.
- Digital Education Network This site is for both educators and students. It is an excellent resource for combining rich educational content with sophisticated graphics and activities.
Discovery Channel Online Daily features in history, science, nature, people, living and more.
Earthwatch Global Classroom Field photos and project resources that can be downloaded for school projects.
Education Search Engines
- Education Week on the Web Free weekly coverage focuses on issues related to education reform, schools and the policies that guide them.
- Education With New Technologies Developed by teachers and researchers at Harvard's School of Education, this site helps teachers effectively integrate technology in the classroom. There are concrete lesson plans, scholarly articles and forums for technology discussions in the classroom.
Education World Lesson plans, articles. You name it. If it is an education issue, this site has it!
- Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Federally funded national information center that includes 16 subject-specific clearinghouses and countless related information sources.
- Educators Network Includes lesson plans, curriculum, interactive communication tools and more.
- The EdWeb Project
This site explores technology and school reform. Will the Web revolutionize education? Sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Geared toward parents and educators. Concise history of the Information Highway and a clear rundown of educational trends.
- Eisenhower National Clearinghouse. K-12 science and math curricula. Science lesson plans categorized by grade levels and subject topics.
- Electric Library This site makes it possible for students of all ages to conduct real research over the Internet. Searches are made of full-text newspapers and magazines, international news wires and hundreds of maps.
- Electric Teacher (K-12) Excellent collection of links and advice for integrating technology into classroom instruction.
- ePALS The World's Largest K-12 Online Classroom and electronic penpal network - Connecting
1.4 million students and teachers in 18,491 registered classrooms from 108 countries. Set up a classroom profile and ePALS Web email to collaborate on school and cultural projects, language skills and establish global epal friendships.
- eScore! online resource for parents who want to help their children develop and learn.
Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Science Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's site. Appropriate for middle and high school students and teachers.
- Explorer This site is a network database system focusing on Math and Science educational resources. Users will find outlines for Math and Science lesson plans, as well as resource search capabilities.
Eyes on Art This site offers activities to help students look at art with a more critical eye. Students can create their own museum from the works available, talk about their choices, and copy the masters using tracing paper!
First Day of School Activities (Grades K-8) Fourteen terrific first day of school activities compiled by the Breton Education Centre, New Waterford, Nova Scotia
Galaxy Links to many useful secondary education Web sites.
- Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) This site is a tool that helps teachers search thousands of learning resources on the Internet and find the materials that are right for their students. Just enter the topic, grade level and other information into a search screen and
then retrieve lessons, instructional units, and other free educational material.
You can learn whatever you might need to know about geometry. The forum keeps you updated on math information and upcoming, realtime classes offered on the Web.
- Global SchoolNet Foundation This huge site has everything a Web-based educational resource center should have: Lesson plans, professional development materials and articles. Classroom Connects October 1998 Site of the Month.
GNN Education Center This site brings students and computers together.
- (Chronicle of) Higher Education ACADEME THIS WEEK. New issued posted every Tuesday.
- High School Student Exchange Exchange programs and travel opportunities for high school students. Detailed itineraries of trips offered with the U.S. and around the world. The cleverly designed tables displaying foreign currency, language translations and points of interests in foreign lands will be of interest to all.
History Channel Classroom Resources to help plan classroom discussions nad research projects based on the History Channel's shows.
- Homework (Science) Helper A high school science teacher, Katie Flieger, will answer all your science questions. She responds within one day!
Homework Help Set up by the staff of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, this site puts teachers in touch with students all over the country. Response time: 24 hours.
- (B.J. Pinchbeck's) Homework Helper This site has links to web resources for reference guides, news and current events, math & science, social studies, english history, foreign languages and music & art
- How Stuff Works Described in clear language and diagrams, this site explains how the world around us works, including: engines and motors, the human body, food, and even the Internet!
- HTMLelementary Free Web page writing package. Consists of a series of lessons, free HTML editor and ColorCalc, a program to set up colors on Web pages. The author will even field questions, time permitting.
- HTML Page Building Site Free Yellow (the REAL name of this site) provides you with easy step-by-step directions to have your web page up and running quickly. Lots of bonus features including a counter, linking capabilities and good tech support.
- ICONnect This site helps to support school library media specialists as they assume leadership positions in the use of the Internet in the school community. Includes
family activities, as well as
online tours to prepare school librarians for leadership roles.
- Impact II - The Teachers Network News on grants, technology how-tos, bulletin boards and live chats with other teachers.
Institute of Egyptian Art & Archeology
- International Digital Electronic Library (IDEAL) Provides access to 175 Academic Press journals. Guests can read abstracts for free. Subscribers can view full text of articles.
- Internet Public Library
Reference desk staffed by actual humans who answer research questions for free. Some pages can be slow because of large graphics.
- Internet Tools for Teachers Aimed at educators who are not yet familiar with the Internet. Excellent introduction to a variety of valuable educational tools available online.
Invest Smart's Stock Market Simulation Games for educators to use with students. Market simulation and investment basics.
- KidsCom A communication playground. Ages 8-14.
Latitude28 Schoolhouse Launching point for kids on the Web. Links to education nad game sites around the world.
- Lessons & Appetizers for Math and Reason
Link Library This site has organized educational resources fro teachers, parents and students.
- Marco Polo This site contains lesson plans and interactive learning tools, panel-reviewed links, and professional development resources, including training on integrating Internet content into the classroom
- Mathematics and Educational Opportunities This site provides mathematics and other educational outreach opportunities
This site helps K-12 teachers and students put together math projects. There is a large section on combining math with science.
MathMagic A K-12 program developed to encourage students to use computer technology and communications in order to facilitate problem solving.
The Maze Man This site exercises students' vocabulary, math skills and general creativity with educational and recreational puzzles.
NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress: The Nation's Report Card
- National Archives Scanned versions of the ORIGINAL Constitution, Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence. Complete transcription of each document is also available.
- National Geographic Magazine
A classic goes digital. You can access back issues online instead of pawing through your stacks of yellow-covered periodicals.
- National Teachers Enhancement Network
NCSA's Education Program This site provides educational resources and examples of how computers and students can interrelate.
- New York Public Library A virtual tour of the NY Public Library
- NoSweat.com 3.4 million reference pages covering 2,200 subjects. K-12
NYCENET NYC BOE Home Page
- Oneida Indian Nation of New York Colorful and Educational. Copies of treaties, museum exhibits and links to other Native American-related Internet sites.
- Online Books Page Links to the full text of more than 7,000 books from Dickens to Twain.
- Origins of HumanKind Latest Anthropological news from around the globe.
- Ask Orkin Fascinating facts about termites, ants and other creepy crawlers. Ask Dr. Bug!
Self-guided lessons for using this powerful tool for presentations.
- Powerpoint in the Classroom All the basics for incorporating Powerpoint into your classroom instruction
Powerpoint Templates for Teachers
- (Virtual) Public Library This site offers many of the same types of reference materials you might find in your local library. Its services include a story hour for younger children.
- Research Papers This site boasts the largest collection of topics, ideas and assistance for school-related research topics. Includes directories relating to Art & Literature, History, Science, Business and Society. Students will also find a writing center to improve style and presentation of reports.
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- S.A.T. Coach for Net Cruisers First complete the SAT test in the College Board booklet "Taking the S.A.T.-1" (1995-96 edition). The software here will analyze the results, offers lessons in weak spots and provides sample tests. (The tests can be downloaded)
The School Page Help for teachers and administrators in finding or developing lesson plans, science newspaper for the classroom, and evaluating your science curriculum.
School Report Cards
These online report cards can offer a wealth of information to show the needs of their schools as compared to others.
Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education ERIC Clearinghouse at Ohio State University.
- Scholastic Place Divided among language arts, math, science and social studies.. Each area is chock full of fun and lesson plans.
NOTE: Registration is required and subscription price is high.
Shakespearean Homework Helper Wherefore art the answers to my homework questions?
- Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Professional development resources.
- Sunspace Demographics for every school district in the United States with comparisons to their state and the entire U.S. (1990 census).
- Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers This site explains every aspect of Internet use in the K-12 classroom. Divided into sections: Classroom management; Classroom projects; Nuts about the Net; Electronic portfolios.
- Tapped In: Teacher Professional Development Institute This site allows individuals to engage in real time collaboration, send e-mail, post to bulletin boards and listservs and browse web sites. Read and respond to the newest education-related papers and presentations.
- Teacher Center This site is organized by United Federation of Teachers/Teacher Center Professional Development Program
Teacher's Edition Online
This Web e-zine (electronic magazine) offers a new lesson plan every day.
- Teacher Freebies A great site for the busy and/or financially strapped educator. Most offerings fall into one of the following categories: catalogs, magazines, lesson plans, and 30-day trials. You can search by subject, grade level, and publisher.
Teacher's Guide to the US Dept. of Education Includes national education goals, Goals 2000, grant opportunities, services and publications.
- TeachNet Over 500 teacher designed, student-centered classroom projects. Grant, contest, competitions and fellowship information.
Teachers Helping Teachers By teachers/for teachers, featuring a wealth of lesson plans, book reviews, and a great list of useful Web sites categorized by subject.
- Teachers Net Discover creative and dynamic ways to teach tired subjects. Lesson Plans section constantly expanding.
- Tech Learning This mega-site is a joint venture of Technology and Learning magazine, the Well Connected Educator, and the School Tech Expo. Hundreds of articles contributed by educators to help teachers incorporate technology into the classroom.
Technology and the New Teacher This site has tutorials on subjects such as word processing, e-mail, software and networking.
- Technology Education Page Well organized and designed site for both teachers and students.
TIMSS Third International Mathematics and Science Study
This site is an on-line interface that helps instructors organize and annotate on-line resources (URLs) and file them in the TrackStar database. The list of resources, acting like a table of contents, remains visible throughout the lesson allowing the user/student to easily browse through the lesson and stay on track.
- Trout in the Classroom This site describes the project that brings New York City students together with students in upstate New York, via the web.
- Urban Education Web ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education at Teachers College. Dedicated to urban and minority students, their families and their educators.
- Volcano World Contains timely updates about volcanic activity worldwide, historical eruption reports, information on how volcanoes work and guidance on becoming a volcanologist.
- Web66A K-12 World Wide Web Project
- WordSmyth An education dictionary-thesaurus. Wordsmyth is an innovative and evolving language reference source that meshes the functions of a dictionary and a thesaurus with powerful and flexible search capabilities.
The Tech-Along section features how-to advice on technology for teachers. You'll find help on topics like managing a one-computer classroom and building a Web site.
- Your Classroom Online This site allows you to create a website for your classroom - FREE! This site will provide you with setup tools for Homework Assignments, Calendar and Class Announcements. These features also allow the parents to have a closer connection to the daily activities in the classroom and to communicate directly with the teacher. Teachers can update their sites quickly and simply because the site is designed for ease of your.