Best Of The Best
||Education World is the home for educators on the internet,
embracing everyone interested in education-- teachers,
administrators, parents, and students. This free site is a
resource that helps the education community use the internet.
The web site holds the internet's largest education-specific
search engine, linking to over 120,000 education-related sites.
The search engine is appropriate for all ages and searchable by
subject or grade level.
Education World also offers weekly original content -- lesson
planning activities, curriculum ideas, education site reviews,
worldwide education employment listings, forums, education news,
and many other features to assist the education community online.
||Copernicus strives to bring teachers, parents, and students the best educational sites the Internet has to offer.
||EduHound is an all K-12 education search engine that breaks a huge
link library into more than 30 different sections, including
"Administration," "Technology," "Grants and Funding" and "Lesson
Plans." Links are conveniently listed in alphabetical order for
quick referencing. The site also offers the ease of keyword
searches to find exactly what you need.
||Lightspan, Inc., a provider of curriculum-based educational software and Internet products and services, is guided by a simple principle: there is no limit to what students can achieve when provided with tools that motivate them to learn. That's why Lightspan is dedicated to improving student academic achievement by providing educational resources that can enhance learning in schools and students' homes.
||TeachersFirst is a collection of Internet resources and lesson plans drawn from around the world. Each resource is selected and reviewed by one of TeachersFirstçï¿½´ reviewers, all of whom have classroom teaching experience. Reviewed resources are grouped by subject and grade level, so that teachers can find what they need quickly.
|The New York Times Learning Network
||The site provides, free of charge, a daily lesson plan and comprehensive interactive resources based on newspaper content.
||TeacherVision.com is an on-line community of teachers that provides resources
and lesson plans specifically designed for teachers, by teachers, in an easy-to-use,
convenient format. TeacherVision.com also provides an environment for teachers to share
their ideas, opinions, and techniques with their colleagues across the country.
|Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
|| Kathy Chock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth. It is updated daily to keep up with the tremendous number of new World Wide Web sites.
|| Get the most out of the Internet with this free community resource for educators. Share insights, find new lesson plans, or visit the links to all of our materials for educators.
|| TeacherTube - Teach the World | Teacher Videos | Lesson Plan Videos | Student Video Lessons | Online Teacher Made Videos |
|| Creates teacher ideas, educational products, and magazines for elementary school teachers. Order teaching supplies online. Get free
holiday activities and free lesson plans from our magazines.
|The Internet Information Desk:
Library and K-12 Resources on the Net
||The Groton Public Schools Internet Information Desk bookmark file is a meta-list of websites, organized by subject and accompanied by thumbnail site descriptions. The IID was developed to aid in accessing the wealth of information on the Internet.
|Finding Education Resources on the WWW
|U.S. Department of Education
|National Library of Education
|Strategies for Empowering Student
|The Gateway to Educational Materials
||Teachers, parents, administrators can still search or browse The Gateway and find high quality educational materials, including lesson plans, activities, and projects
|abc school supply online!
|Classroom Teacher Network
||Where teachers go for answers. Now there's an online community for teachers who are interested in putting technology to use in the classroom.
|ozline - Working the Web for Education
|Microsoft Lesson Connection
|Apple K-12 Web Links|
|Armadillo's K-12 WWW Resources
||This directory of K-12 WWW Educational Resources has been developed for teachers and students of the K-12 community. It is to intended to be a list where teachers can quickly access resource materials for direct use in their lesson plans or as additional resources for students to explore.
|The AskERIC Virtual Library Lesson Plans|
|Cisco's Virtual Schoolhouse|
|Columbia Education Center's Mini Lessons|
|Computer Curriculum Corporation
|| Free resources for K-12 teachers, including information on putting together technology plans; a directory of education newsgroups and mail lists; and links to sites on grant writing, education standards, and more.|
|Pioneer New Media Technologies
||Resources for incorporating multimedia tools into lesson plans across the curriculum.|
|Curricular Resources and Networking Projects|
|Discovery Channel School|
|Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
|| A free Web site providing hundreds of searchable teaching and learning resources from across 35 federal government agencies.|
|Global Schoolhouse (GSH)|
|Houghton Mifflin Education Place|
|Houghton Mifflin Company |
|IBM K-12 Education|
|McGraw-Hill School Division Resource Village|
|| helps K-12 teachers integrate technology into their classrooms by providing free standards-based lesson plans, classroom activities, and online workshops.|
||An online inventory of more than 1,000 free lesson plans, teacher guides and other activities designed to complement PBS television programs.|
|Practice Taking Apart and Reassembling Computers|
|Reach Every Child
|| The Horace Mann Companies and National Teacher's Hall of Fame inductee Alan Haskvitz have teamed up to create this site including more than 5,000 educational resources for all academic subjects.|
a web full of educational information,
links to schools, Internet help, and more--
perfect for teachers, students, and parents
||Containing over 10,000 links to some of the best educational resources on the Internet, The Library in the Sky guides teachers, students, parents, librarians, and members of the community on their journeys through cyberspace.
|Vose School Education Resources Page|
|Web Sites and Resources for Teachers|
|World Education Exchange
|Common Errors in English
||A guide to proper language use and abuse.
||A guide to those important rules people always forget.
|Guide to Grammar and Writing
||This comprehensive Web site covers the most commonly
missed grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules. Use this
as a supplement to your regular grammar curriculum, or
assign it to your students for self-review this summer.
Start with sentence-level grammar, and then advance
to paragraph- and essay-level tips. There are even
examples for writing letters, business documents,
and research papers.
||Find answers to most of your English grammar questions.
If you can't find the answer you seek, you can also post your question
for the Grammar Lady.
|English: SCORE Cyberguides
||Cyberguides are "supplementary, standards-based,
Web-delivered units of instruction" created to correspond
to literary works commonly studied in schools. Choose the
K-3 or 4-5 links for a list of works. Then access
discussion questions, activities, suggested Web sites,
standards, grading rubrics, and more to help you link
your language arts teaching to the Web.
||Lots of catchy tunes here help you learn about grammar, America, mathematics, science, and computers. You'll need RealAudio.
||This page may be able to help you with your English grammar or spelling.
||Improve your vocabulary by learning the definitions and Greek and Latin roots of common.
|Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
||Paradigm is an interactive, menu-driven, online writer's guide and handbook written
in HTML and distributed freely over the WWW. It works on frames-capable browsers, using
hypertext structure to create a web of links and text frames that you can navigate quickly
and easily by clicking your desired choice.
|The Learning Page
||Teachers, Parents, Homeschoolersï¿½
this is the place for free worksheets, lesson plans, activities and more.
All resources are downloadable and printable. And best of all, they're free! The curriculum is written and designed for preschool, kindergarten, first grade and second grade students.
|Smithsonian Magazine's Kids' Castle
||Constructed to be a safe, educational, free and fun place for kids ages 8-16 on
the World Wide Web. Kids' Castle features articles written about the things that
interest kids today: sports, history, the arts, travel, science and air and
space, all with great photos. There are message boards filled with questions to
get kids from all over the world talking to each other and thinking creatively.
And, of course, Kids' Castle has lots of fun and challenging games and contests.
||ZOOM is produced by WGBH for PBS. and is powered by the 570,485 kids who sent in
stuff so far. It is a fun site that is also educational. There is lots of material for parents as well.
|Surfing the Net with Kids
||Barbara J. Feldman, a former computer consultant and programmer, put together this website to make searching
for educational less time consuming and more fun. She also writes a syndicated column "Surfing the Net with Kids" in newspapers nationally.
|Create Art With ArtEdventures
||What is cubism? Which civilization invented paper? What is the
difference between analogous colors and complementary colors?
Visit this art education site that includes an interactive
timeline and glossary, color wheel, and lots information about the
elements and the principles of art. Be sure to check out the
"Timeline of Art," where you can read about the progression of art
from primitive to post-modern, complete with illustrations. You'll
also read about many different artists, styles, media, art
concepts, and elements and principles of art. Try hands-on
activities in the "Create Art" section, or browse the site's
online galleries of student and professional artwork. You'll find
loads of activities, lesson plans, teaching tips, and technique
practice that will help you integrate technology into non-
|Online educational activities at Syvum
|Funschool Geography Games
||Nestled among dozens of educational Java games for third
to sixth graders are four geography games. On this page,
you'll find Capital Field Trip, Flag Flags and Where in the
World? U.S. State Detective ("Where is Illinois? No,
that's Wisconsin.") is a click away on page four. Young
children can play these games to learn the capitals, flags,
countries and states. Older children can play timed games,
racing against the clock to identify all the components of
||Start your geography lesson by choosing a region of the
world, and studying the interactive maps which name each
country asyour mouse passes over it. When you're ready for
the games,each region has three to choose from: Find Game
("Where is Finland?"), Quiz Game ("This country is famous
for its clocks.") or Word Game (a hangman-like word guessing
game). My favorite click? Quiz Game, but remember you must
choose a region before you'll see the game choices.
||"The Mapit Zapit Game has thirteen different maps: one map
shows the United States, and the twelve others show different
parts of the world. For each map, the game works the same way.
The object of the game is to earn points by clicking a state
or country name in its correct geographic bed on the map."
This fast-moving Java game from ePlay can be played at four
levels of difficulty, keeps track of your best scores and is
my pick of the day!
|| Get interactive features, maps, photography, news,
forums, etc... There is something for everyone. Definitely a site to have bookmarked.
|Where is That?
||"The game where your mind is your map." Choose from seven
maps and five levels of difficulty. Level one starts with
multiple choice questions ("Is this France, Russia or Germany?")
Level five means spelling the country or state AND its
capital city. But wait there's more! Hats off to Funbrain
for including a two-player version, where each player can
choose his own level of difficulty. And this marvelous game
is Java-free, so it's compatible with older browsers and WebTV.
|Harcourt Brace Math Glossary |
|Math.com - The World of Math Online
||"Students can find free homework help and lessons. Teachers can find
lesson plans and great classroom resources. Parents can access
information about family math activities and math products. And it's
not all serious stuff - we have pages of cool math stuff, interactive
math applets, and puzzles."
||The goal of this site is to illustrate and provide free, online, interactive arithmetic exercises and problems. It contains a series of basic math lessons which are intended to be a resource that can be used by math students in formal elementary education math classes, home schooling or elsewhere.
||This site is great for students, teachers, & parents. There is help sections, discussion groups, problems, and much more.
|Fractions in Pictures
||Here's a set of lesson plans that drill all aspects of
fractions. These plans, geared toward fifth through
eighth graders, focus on recognizing fractions,
understanding equivalent fractions, and adding,
subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractional amounts.
||Word problems can stump even the best math students. This
site contains over 2,000 word problems for students in
grades 1-8. Search for problems by grade level and
activity, then print out your favorite worksheets to
hand out in class. Although the majority of problems
focus on math principles, a few teach science, history,
and literature concepts.
|Economics America: Online Lessons
||If you teach economics or simply want to introduce
economics into your curriculum, you'll find this
database of lesson ideas to be a great resource. Search
through the lessons by title, grade level, concept, or
standard. The lessons cover everything from
understanding supply and demand to conducting a
|If you teach economics, check out EcEdWeb
||EcEdWeb, a collection of
online economics resources for K-12 teachers. The site
contains links, teaching materials, lesson plans, and
ideas for using technology to teach economics.
|Puzzling and Perplexing Problems
||Each month, this site provides new math problems that
relate to the current season and/or holidays. Especially
for middle schoolers, these activities are typically word
problem worksheets that can be printed out for in-class
use. The topics center around events, such as a major
snowfall or Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and drill a variety
of mathematical concepts. Great for a comprehensive review
before standardized tests or final exams!
||You've arrived at a one-of-a-kind Internet Portal for teachers,
students, and families. Join the global community of educators,
students and parents for the best educational experience anytime,
You're invited to: visualize an earthquake at our EarthPulse Center,
experience state-of-the-art education through Destination Math, and
perform science experiments in the Logal SimLibrary.
TECHNOLOGY TIPS FOR TEACHERS
|The Annenberg/CPB Project
||The nation's leader in helping colleges, universities, high
schools and community organizations use telecommunications technologies to improve
learning for all students, including the growing number of older and part-time
students, and informal learners in their homes. During the last sixteen years, the
Project has dramatically influenced the way millions of Americans and thousands of
educational institutions use public television and video.
The Annenberg/CPB Project has also pioneered the use of computer and information
technologies to make education more accessible for all students.
|The TELUS Learning Connection
||This a site where educators can assess, create, and share
Internet resources to integrate into the K-12 curriculum.
Join projects, share research strategies, and take
advantage of professional growth opportunities, mentoring
programs, and communication technologies.
||We offer a tutorial (Introduction, Basics, Functions, Data Analysis and VBA) on how to use Excel. Below you can find an overview of all chapters. Want to learn much more about Excel? You can find related examples and features (300 Examples) on the right side of each chapter. We keep it easy!
|| Serving educators with ideas, tools, and resources for integrating technology into the K-12 school, classroom and curriculum.
techlearning.com is produced by Technology & Learning Magazine, the Well Connected Educator and SchoolTech Expo & Conference, with contributions from hundreds of teachers, administrators and other experts in the field.
|Journal of Technology Education
||Look through the Digital Library archives to find professional articles relating to technology
in education. You may read the articles by volume, or make a search for a specific topic.
|The Lesson Plans Page
||The Lesson Plans Page is a collection of over 450 lesson plans, primarily
at the elementary level, that were developed by myself, students, and faculty at The
University of Missouri, and more recently, lesson plans that were submitted by the users
of this web site. This site was developed to assist educators of all types. Elementary
school teachers get lesson plans that are ready to use in their classrooms. College
students get great example lesson plans or ideas to base their own lesson plans on.
Home schoolers can get lesson plans to use at home and parents can get ideas for educational
activities to use with their children.
||Here there is a large selection of WebQuests available. These have all been created by students at LSU.
|The New York Times Learning Network Beehive
||Here is your opportunity to ask other teachers and educational professionals any question you
might have. Usually you get a response promptly, and many of the answers are very valuable.
Also, if you sign up, you can also chose to answer some of the questions others are asking as well.
|Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers
||It is a well organized web page with a multitude of tips for
integrating technology into the classroom. It also has many useful ideas for using
technology to help with classroom organization.
|Electronic School Magazine
||Welcome to Electronic School, the award-winning technology magazine for K-12 school leaders. Electronic School is published quarterly as a print and online supplement to American School Board Journal, in cooperation with the Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education (ITTE), a program of the National School Boards Association.
Electronic School chronicles technological change in the classroom, interprets education issues in a digital world, and offers readers -- some 80,000 school board members, school administrators, school technology specialists, and other educators -- practical advice on a broad range of topics pertinent to the implementation of technology in elementary and secondary schools throughout North America.
|Education with New Technologies
||Welcome to Education with New Technologies (ENT). This networked community is designed
to help educators develop powerful learning experiences for students through the effective
integration of new technologies.
Computers, the Internet, and other tools offer the promise of significant improvements
in teaching and learning, but fulfilling that promise can be difficult. Through this ENT
website, you will have access to thoughtful colleagues, interactive tools, detailed examples
of technology-enhanced education, and a valuable collection of on-line resources. The site
will help you navigate the expanding territory of new educational technologies with guidance
from established principles for teaching and learning (e.g. Teaching for Understanding)
through processes for integrating new technologies.
|T.H.E. Journal Magazine
|Technology Review MIT's Magazine of Innovation
|Milken Exchange on Education Technology
|Integrating the Internet
|The American Presidency
||This site contains the New Book of Knowledge for grades 3-8, presidential flip cards w/ fun facts, an exhibit hall of presidents w/ sound bytes of speeches and music of the presidency, and many other links.
|President's Day WebQuest
||This is a good webquest to be used for Presidents' Day.
||This area is an index on the presidents of the United States and contains information and documents of their speeches, writings, biographies and anything else related to their person or the office they are holding.
||Presidents of the United States
||In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included to enrich this site.
||This is a comprehensive site that addresses issues of our government from the birth of this country until the present. It is a very good source for information and research.
|Internet's Best Government Information Site!
||GovSpot links you to thousands of sites, from online
government sites covering the executive, judicial, and legislative
branches, to local, state, and world government sites, to the
arts, historic documents, museums, libraries, education sites,
defense, transportation, policy issues, political debate, news,
and all forms of media. If you're interested in finding out more
about any aspect of American government, including Election 2000,
we suggest you check out this site!
|Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
||Join Ben Franklin as he guides your class through an
overview of the American government system. For sixth
through eighth graders, the site offers information
on the branches of government, lawmaking, citizenship,
elections, and federal/state government relationships.
Let the class attempt word puzzles and read major
government documents while you check out the site's
curriculum links and recommended online government
sites for kids.
||These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the
Union, including Washington, D.C. Need to know the capital of Alabama? Want to know which
hockey teams are in California? How about the size of Montana? All that information is
here -- and more!
|US Presidential Elections