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a great site to use when you are looking for quality educational sites on a topic.
On each page you'll find definitions, activities, four good starting points, and
many more links and resources for each thematic topic.
Java Games-provides educational interactive manipulatives.
of School Librarians-provides news, professional resources, internet
resources, and conference information. It provides links to their standards and
guidelines called Information Power.
ALIS Online - Arizona
Legislative Information System - provides information on the budget,
on members and committees, status and text of bills, floor calendars, committee
agendas, and more.
– great resources for students, teachers and administrators. It has many activities
including games, pen pals, puzzles, current events, stories, and more.
Arizona Department of
Education - links to Educational Resources, School Web Sites, Phone
Numbers, Shortage Areas, ASSET, Message from Superintendent, Academic Standards,
School Report Cards, Charter Schools, AzEdLink, Teacher Certification, and Information
Arizona Technology Education Standards - provides a hyperlinked version
of the Arizona Standards. The text of the standards, concepts, and performance objectives
are the same as the official standards but links have been added to help you find
words in the glossary or link to other content standards.
- Arizona School Services Through Educational Technology provides information about
the online courses and assessment available to Arizona educators.
ASCD - The Association for
Supervision and Curriculum Development- provides research, professional
development, and resources for teaching and learning.
The Awesome Library - an alphabetical
list of links to site with search engines in topic specific areas. For example,
links to Barnes and Noble Book Search, Clip Art Search Engine, Student Scholarship
Search, Lesson Plan Search, and more.
AzTEA - The Arizona Technology
in Education Alliance - provides information about membership, conferences,
contests, and technology happenings in Arizona.
Coaches Page - provides resources for coaches of all levels on pitching
drills, throwing drills, fielding drills, hitting drills, base running drills, camps,
organizations, and more.
Education Sites Today - links to educational sites.
Web'n Learning Applications - provides a library of Internet-based
instruction sites including lessons, activities, projects, resources, references,
and tools in a variety of subject areas.
Technology Clearinghouse - provides recommendations to over 2000
high quality instructional technology resources that support California's curriculum
Teach - provides hundreds of lesson plans,thousands of links, and
tons of other resources for teachers.
Caught in the Web: Online Advertising Targets Kids
- provides lesson plan ideas for elementary, middle and high school students
about advertising aimed at students.
CEO Forum on Education and Technology- The CEO Forum on Education
and Technology helps to ensure that American's schools effectively prepare all students
to be contributing citizens and productive workers in the 21st Century. The Forum
issues an annual assessment of the nation's progress toward integrating technology
into American classrooms. They have the Star Chart Diagnostic tool for schools to
Children's Medical Center - provides information about children's
health. The site has multimedia tutorials on Asthma, cerebral palsy and gastroesophageal
Children's Software Revue - an independent newsletter designed to
help teachers and parents find quality software for children. The site boasts reviews
of over 2880 titles to search.
Citing Internet Resources - Classroom Connect article that provides
examples on how to cite Internet sources.
Connect - provides lesson plans, links to educational sites, calender,
newsletter, Internet tips and more.
Online - provides ready-to-use ideas, time-saving tips, and practical
advice from experts to keep teachers current and inspired.
Center - CIC distributes millions of booklets published by federal
departments and agencies with the goal of providing consumer information to the
public. This site provides the full text of most booklets about cars, children,
health, nutrition, employment, housing, money, travel and hobbies, small business,
money, environment, and more.
Craft Recipes - gives the recipes for creating bookbinding glue,
bubble solution, classroom paste, cloud dough, crystal gardens, a variety of different
types of Playdough, and more.
Discovery School Teaching Tools- provides tools for educators such
as Puzzlemaker, Worksheet Generator, Quiz Center, and Clip Art Gallery.
- provides articles, resources, and arts and crafts ideas for K-3 educators.
In addition there is a place to post questions and share your ideas.
provides free worksheets and tools for math and language arts.
Education Resources - provides a wide variety of resources related
- links to discussion lists, early childhood development, projects, libraries, museums,
teacher resources and more.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
of Math and Science-a great selection of K-12 mathematics and science
curriculum resources and Internet activities.Be sure to click on Digital Dozen for
outstanding math and science activities.
ERIC: the Educational Resources
Information Center -a federally-funded national information system
that provides research and support components on a broad range of education-related
Evaluating Internet Sites - provides surveys for elementary, middle
and high school students to help them evaluate Internet sites for authenticity,
authorship, bias, and usability.
Articles - an online article-search service with articles from more
than 300 reputable magazines and journals.
- provides law resources including a legal subject index, US Federal resources,
state resources, cases and codes, and more.
The Franklin Institute Science Museum - provides an organized list
of Internet Projects divided by subject area.
- allows you to create a free poll to add to your web page. You select
a question and up to eight possible choices. You can also select the Survey tab
and create surveys.
Georgia Learning Connections
–provides lesson plans and activities tied to Georgia State Standards.
The site has teacher and student resources that open in Microsoft Word or Claris
Works that can be modified and saved to meet your needs. Some of the lessons include
Power Point presentations you can adopt as well.
Greenleaf 's Technology
Education Resources - includes links to educational web pages, Microsoft
Office in the Classroom,Higher Level Thinking Skills, TLCF Home Page, Class Materials,
Developing Rubrics and more.
HPR*TEC - the
High Plains Regional Technology in Education Consortium provides resources for teachers
to make rubrics, checklists and online worksheets with links to web pages.
- provides scholarly internet resources from the University of California.
Integrating the Internet- provides an excellent source for finding
primary resources, projects, complete units of study and a weekly newsletter.
Interactive Word Games-
provides crossword challenge, Boggler, puzzle tools, and more.
the International Society
for Technology in Education- provides links for professional development,
standards, teacher resources, research projects, and more. The National Educational
Technology Standards (NETS) can be obtained online at this site.
Internet Lesson Planning - a Classroom Connect Article describing
how to effectively create lessons using the Internet.
Schrock's Guide for Educators - list of Internet sites that are useful
for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth.
- art lesson plans for Kindergarten teachers
- an interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.
Provides links and information on ADD/ADHD, assessment, social skills, speech and
language, teaching techniques, self-esteem, I.E.Ps, reading, math skills, technology,
NCRTEC Lesson Planner
- provides guiding questions for teachers and allows them to fill in answers. It
then creates a lesson plan that they can save and and print.
Library of Congress
- provides links to American Memories, Copyright Office, Thomas Legistlative information,
– provides standards-based Internet content for the K-12 teacher and classroom,
developed by the nation's content experts.
- provides lesson plans, curriculum resources, career information, standards, and
worksheets for math teachers.
- provides information on diseases and treatments, side effects of medicines, current
medical news, Poison Control Centers in your area, first aid issues and more.
in K-12 Education - provides guides called In and Out of the Classroom
which are self paced tutorials designed to help teachers integrate Word, Excel,
and Power Point into the classroom. In addition, they provide lessons for using
Microsoft productivity programs in the classroom, articles on networking, and templates,
wizards and activities.
on Education Technology- The Milken Exchange accelerating a national
agenda for technology in schools, connecting policy to learning research to practice
and public investments to student performance. They have links to discussions, projects,
resources, tools and frameworks, public awareness, public policy, teaching and learning,
a technology assessment program for Arizona educators.
National Association of Education Technology Specialists provides uselink links
and technology tips for educators.
NetTech: The Educational
Technology Coordinator Website - provides information on curriculum
integration issues, professional development, technical issues, and more.
+1 Traits of Writing-support for teachers, and administrators on
the 6-Trait Writing process and includes teacher activities, ideas for introducing
traits to student writers, practice papers, prompts and more.
Outlook Handbook - provides the following information about occupations:
nature of the work, working conditions, employment, training, other qualifications,
and advancement, job outlook, earnings, and sources of additional information.
- an online newsletter providing ideas for making the Internet an accessible, useful
OOPS: Our Overnight
Planning System - provides useful links and information for students
- includes lesson ideas, assessment ideas, top P.E. web sites, weekly activities,
-provides holiday ideas and learning center activities for art, blocks,
dramatic play, math, quiet time, and science.
Power Point in the
Classroom-provides information on creating Power Point presentations
and using them in the classroom.
for Parents- The U.S. Department of Education places it popular pamphlets
about parents' concerns about their children's education online, examples include
Helping Your Child Learn Math, Helping Your Child with Homework, Como
ayudar a sus hijos a usar la biblioteca, y Como ayudar a sus hijos a aprender
- allows users to create a variety of puzzles. You can create word searches, criss-cross
puzzles, number blocks, math squares, cryptograms, and more.
Quia - allows
users to create a variety of online games, including flashcards, matching, concentration
(memory, word search, hangman, challenge board, and trivia games for free.
the Internation Reading Association presents this page with articles, information
on critical issues, research, reviews, the electronic classroom and more.
Cyber Teacher- a workshop to help teachers effectively integrate
the Internet into the curriculum.
the Southern Arizona Technology in Education Alliance.
Resources - provides outstanding standards based lesson plans and
resources for free.
a free site for teachers to post homework and other school information on the web.
School Psychology Resources Online - links to web sites that deal
with specific conditions, disorders and disabilities of students. It provides information
on anxiety disorders, suicide, attention deficit disorder, medical conditions, substance
abuse, learning disabilities, behavior disorders and more.
Abstract of the US - provides United States Census information.
- allows students and teachers the ability to create multimedia presentations using
images, sounds and movies from SURWEB or other sources.
Technology Tips for Teachers- provides ideas about classroom management,
classroom projects, nuts about the net, electronic portfolios, and more.
Teacher's Edition Online
- provides teaching tips and lesson plans.
- a rich collection of lessons and web resources for K-12 classroom teachers, students,
and families. Materials are arranged by subject area and grade level, making it
easy to locate lesson plans and web resources quickly.
Teacher Tid Bytes
- web resources for students and teachers, tutorials, integrated lesson plans, and
- provides lesson plans, materials, classroom management tips, ideas for enhancing
relationships with parents, and more.
Teaching with Technology - provides information about conferences,
publications, and general discussions of teaching with electronic technology.
with the Web - provides Internet links to be used by teachers. The
site is very well organized and broken down by grade level and then thematic topic.
Tom Snyder Online
- provides online activities and lesson plan. Decisions, Decisions Online presents
a current controversial issue for students to discuss in a role-playing environment.
for New Teachers - provides ideas for surviving your first year and
working with veteran teaches, parents, principals.
NoWonder! Free Tech
Support - 24 hour technical suppport for your computer hardware and
software. There are no charges for the service that provides personal support that
allows a user to submit a question and one of the experts will answer in under 24
hours. There is also a group message board to post questions and receive answers
from people who visit the site. The site provides help on Macintosh, Windows, Be,
Unix, OS2 and WebHTML.
- a database of current article information taken from over 18,000 multidisciplinary
journals that contain brief descriptive information for over 8,800,000. You can
order the articles to be faxed to you for a fee.
USA Today Classline Online - provides daily activities linked to
the day's top news stories to educators free of charge. It provides activities in
the four core subject areas, tips for teachers, and more.
U.S. Department of Education
- provides news and information from the Department of Education.
- allows users to create Venn Diagrams or to view the data base of Venn Diagrams
created by other users.
Well Connected Educator
- an on-line publishing forum for educators to read, write, and talk about educational
- a site that provides teachers with resources and the ability to create Internet
- an on-line survey program that allows you to create surveys and view the results.
It is ideal for schools because the same IP address can submit responses.