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Education Web Resources

Early Childhood Education
Child Care Bureau: Research, Data and Systemsfrom the Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Early Childhood Care and Developmentinternational resources addressing the needs of children 0-8 and their families. Includes international initiatives and info on child development theory.
Early Childhood Educators' and Family Web Corner Teacher Pagesmaterial on child development, early intervention, curriculum, news teaching ideas, and links to related sites.
Early Childhood Education Onlineinformation on child development, curriculum, and professional development.
Hall of Early Childhood Education Resource Centerresources for educators, parents, special populations and kids.
Index to Early Childhood Education Resources
Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood Educationa special issue of Future of Children.
Montessori Parenting from birth to three
READY*SET*READ Early Childhood Learning Kitreading readiness activities and reading lists for young learners.
WWW.Montessori.Eduthis "International Montessori index" explains the Montessori methods and learning environment, and tells you how to find a Montessori school or start one and provides links to schools and teachers.
Education Data and Research
1998 Digest of Education Statistics
Class Size Reduction and Teacher Quality Initiative
Condition of Education, 1999a searchable time series, with 60 different indicators of educational achievement, curriculum, human and financial resources, diversity, and educational outcomes.
Current Awareness Programmore than 200 issues in education, with recent bibliographies. Topics include adult education, bilingual education, school choice, and education reform.
Department of Education Topics from A to Zresearch info from DOE on all kinds of topics, such asstudent achievement, statistics, fellowships, and lots more.
Encyclopedia of Education Statisticsfrom the National Center for Education Statistics.
ERIC/AE Full Text Internet Libraryfull-text books, reports, journal articles, newsletter articles and papers that address educational measurement, evaluation and learning theory.
Education Resources at CNIDRthe Center for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval.
History of Educationa comprehensive set of information, texts, bibliographies, biographical info, links, etc.
Impact of Information Technology on Undergraduate Educationa report from the National Science Foundation.
Kids Count Statistical Datastatistics on the physical, social, economic and educational well-being of children.
National Center for Education Statisticsstatistics on American education. Also includes longitudinal surveys and educational outcomes data.
The Nation's Report Cardnational assessment of educational progress.
Peterson's Education Center:K-12a guide to both public and private elementary and secondary schools in the US.
School District Data Profiles, 1990basic demographic and economic data on school districts throughout the country based on the last census.
Indexes to Prime Education Sites
American School Directorythe Internet home for all K-12 schools, providing instant access to over 106,000 school web sites.
BEST"Best Education Sites Today," with timely suggestions for lesson plans.
Catholic Education Networklinks to Catholic schools on the net, with a listserv for Catholic educators, and related links.
Education Indexes, Abstracts, Bibliographies, and Table of Contents Services
ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies Education
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English and Communication.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellencesearchable files created by more than 30 government agencies, with a subject index.
Gateway to Educational Resourcesbrowse by subject or search by keyword or grade level for lesson plans and activities for k-12 subjects.
International Montessori Index
Internet School Library Media Center
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educatorsan outstanding index of K-12 sites.
PedaGoNeta much honored site for the sharing of learning resource materials. Includes a chat room and a clip art searcher.
Parochial School World Directory
School Psychology Resources Onlinea guide to info on counseling, behavior disorders, learning disabilities, etc.
U Seek U Finda guide to top educational sites (including Best Information on the Net).
Yahoo Index to Education Links
Job Listings and Career Information
American School Directory -- a guide to the web pages of 106,000 k-12 schools, loaded with information about them.
Educational Placementjobs for teachers.
Teacher Certification Requirementsa state-by-state listing.
Lesson Plans Online
Ask ERIC Lesson Planslesson plans browsable by subject complete with objectives, necessary materials and recommended web sites.
Awesome Library Lesson Planslesson plans in all disciplines including languages, multiculturalism, P.E. and vocational education.
Columbia Education Center's Lesson Planslesson plans for Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and Miscellaneous, broken down by elementary, intermediate and high school.
Educational Resources & Lesson Plans
Internet Education Group
Lesson Plans Incorporating Editorial Cartoonscreated by the President of the National Association for Professional Cartoonists and his wife, who is an educator, this site provides lesson plans which incorporate editorial cartoons by nationally acclaimed cartoonists.
On-Line Education Inc.web reviews and educator's resources, all aimed for incorporation into the classroom.
Lesson Plansan index to some of the best lesson plan sites on the web.
Lesson Plans Library
Lesson Plan Page
The Solution Siteoffers K-12 teacher-generated lesson plans emphasizing active learning.
Teachers NetLesson Plan Exchangepost your lesson plans on the bulletin board here, and look at what other teachers are doing.
Reading and Language Arts
America Reads Challengefrom the Dept. of Education, publications including Checkpoints for Progress (reading competencies children should have attained at certain ages) and other aids for improving reading.
Book Bytescolumns on books, including extensive, annotated lists of books on sports fiction, humor, young adult books, horror, fantasy, romance, read-alouds for kids, and more.
Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellenceworks to identify and develop effective educational practices for linguistic minority students.
Children's Literaturebook reviews, author & illustrator interviews, teaching materials and more.
ESLarticles with vocab and pronunciation for ESL students.
Fry's Readability Graph and How To Use It
Handwriting InstructionERIC bibliography with links.
Helping a Child Learn To Read
International Children's Digital Library -- a collection of books from 27 cultures in 15 languages.
Learning to Readclearinghouse for the dissemination of reading research to promote the reading process and teaching techniques.
Literacy and Education Archive.
School Safety
APA Help Center: Warning Signs of Teen Violencecourtesy of the American Psychological Association and MTV, this is a guide to the reasons for violence, warning signs, and what to do when you recognize those signs in someone you know. Also has advice on anger management.
Behavior Home Pageconcerned primarily with managing disruptive behavior. Has texts, bibliography, and research on intervention strategies.
Center for the Prevention of School Violence
Eric Clearinghouse for Urban Education: School Safetyincludes full texts of journal articles and research reports.
Gang Activity at School: Prevention Strategies
Model Initiatives for Controlling Violence in the Schoolsprogram descriptions and addresses of contact persons.
National School Safety Center
NHHS Peer Mediation Pageguidelines for developing a peer mediation program in your school.
Safe Schools for the 21st Centuryincludes an annotated bibliography and research reports, a good set of links, and a forum.
Sexual Harassment: It's Not Academicguidelines from the Department of Education about sexual harassment: what it is, how to guard against it, and how to file complaints about it.
Student Victimization in Schoolssurvey data from the National Center for Educational Statistics.
School Crime & Safety
Testing, Evaluation, and Standards
Alternative Assessment
Consortium for Equity in Standards and Testing (CTEST)provides teachers, parents, and advocacy groups information on the major issues surrounding testing, assessment, and standards in schools. Includes documents, news articles, and links to major issues in testing and standards, including Proposition 209 in California and the Boston Latin Case.
Content Knowledge: Benchmarks and Standards for K-12 Education
Developing Educational Standardsan annotated list of internet sites with k-12 educational standards and curriculum framework documents.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
National Center for Research on Evaluation Standards and Student Testing
Yahoo's Guide to Testing Resources
Test Prep Reviewfree practice tests for GRE, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX, PRAXIS, etc.
What's New on the Net for Educators?
Education Reviewonline reviews of new books in education.
Education World What's New This Weekweb site choices every week.
Other Useful Education Sites
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Appalachian College Association
Adolescence Directory OnLine
Annotated Bibliography of Education Journals
Ask an Expert for Secondary School Educatorsthis service from the Mining Company enlists its "guides" for the various subject areas to answer teachers' and students' questions.
MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciencesa complete online encyclopedia with signed articles by scholars.
E-Rateinformation on and applications for the educational rate for internet access.
E-School Newscalls itself "K-12 technology and internet decision makers' #1 news source - on the Web and in print."
Education Weekits goal is to be "the first place on the Web people come to for information about educational reform, schools, and the policies that guide them." It includes not just the text of the journal, but also background papers, and links to previous stories, on such topics as charter schools, privatization, vouchers, the internet, and phonics.
Learning Strategies for Education Students
School Administrators' Sitegood annotated links.
School Psychology Web Sitesan annotated set of links.
Teachers at Work: Internet Tools for Teachers
Teaching Tolerancecurricula and lesson plans from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Urban Education Pagean ERIC-sponsored page devoted to the particular administrative and teaching problems of inner-city schools.
Urban Educatora newsletter with information, news and strategies for urban educators.
Teachers Networkprovides education resources and contact with other teachers.
What to Expect Your First Year of Teachingincludes many direct comments from outstanding teachers.
Librarian Sites
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