Education Resources for Teachers K-12
Ben's Guide to U.S.
Government for Kids---Includes resources for teachers.
Schools---Material for activities involving use of the census.
Columbia Education Center
Discovery Education ---From
the Discovery Channel, ideas to enhance learning for parents,
mega site offering information, resources, and links to assist
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse---(ENC
Online) For math and science education.
Gateway to 21st Century Skills---Provides
access to high quality Internet lesson plans, curriculum units and
other education resources. Project sponsored by the ERIC
Clearinghouse on Information & Technology, U. S. Dept. of Education.
History Matters: The U.S.
Survey Course on the Web--- Designed for high school and college
Kids.gov --- The official kids'
portal to the U.S. government.
LD Online --- Created
by The Learning Project at WETA in association with the Coordinated
Campaign for Learning Disabilities.
site for many useful resources.
resource for math education assistance for prekindergarten through
Mid-continent Research for Education
and Learning---Private, nonprofit organization to improve
education through applied research and development. Provides
products and services, primarily for K-12 educators, to promote best
practices in the classroom.
National Science Digital Library ---A
digital library of "exemplary resources collections and services,
organized in support of science education at all levels."
New York Times
Learning Network---Student Connections includes news summaries,
a daily news quiz, science Q & A, and much more. Teacher
Connections includes lesson plans, this day in history , and other
PBS Teachers -
Resources for the classroom and professional development
ProTeacher Community --- Extensive
collection of links, blogs and chats.
RAND---Nonprofit institution that
helps improve policy and decision making through research and
analysis. Many education reports available free online.
information about public schools and compare schools at the local,
state, and national levels.
--- Lesson plans, background information and more from the
Linking Educational Innovators across Missouri---Sponsored by DESE
this site includes lesson plans, job vacancies, and much more.
Teachers.net---A mega site
with lesson plans, chat boards, live meetings, etc.
Thinkfinity --- Literacy, education, technology. Formerly
MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom
Web English Teacher
--- Claims to offer the best of K-12 English/Language Arts online
What to Expect
your First Year of Teaching ---A document which is the result of
focus group discussions that the U.S. Department of Education
facilitated with winners of the 1996 Sallie Mae First Class Teacher
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