Curriculum hot spots on the Web 2003: here's our fifth annual list of the best curriculum spots on the Web.The U.S. Department of Commerce (www.doc.gov See .gov and GovNet.
(networking) gov - The top-level domain for US government bodies. ) reports that more than 54 percent of the national population uses the Web, and the number of Web pages is climbing into the billions. Meeting the demand for information on the latest and best online educational resources has never been greater or more complicated. "Most teachers and administrators simply do not have the time to look for curriculum links, so they have to depend on diners Diners can mean:
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2. guide, featured in total at www.districtadministration.com, includes the latest outstanding teaching and learning resources on the Web, including new search tools, lesson plan collections, research sites, sources for online projects, and curriculum centers in every content area. Get your online year off right and share the 2003 version with your staff, students and parents.
LESSON PLAN SOURCES While many of the sites in other categories include lesson plans, the following are extensive collections that can be searched by level, topic and content area.
* AOL@School Lesson Plans school.aol.com/teachers AskERIC ericir.syr.edu A to Z Teacher Stuff atozteacherstuff.com Columbia Education Center www.col-ed.org EdHelper.com www.edhelper.com LessonPlansPage.com www.lessonplanspage.com McREL Educator Resources www.mcrel.org/resources MSN Schoolhouse encarta.msn.com/schoolhouse
ONLINE PROJECT SOURCES The sites below are outstanding places to find free and fee-based online education projects. They include opportunities to propose projects of your own.
Educational Web Adventures eduweb.com Generation YES www.genyes.org Global SchoolNet www.gsn.org iEARN, International Education and Resource Network www.iearn.org JASON Project www.jason.org Kidlink/Kidproj www.kidlink.org/ Kidproj NASA Quest quest.arc.nasa.gov NASA SpaceLink spacelink.nasa.gov OnlineClass www.onlineclass.com SitesAlive www.sitesalive.com Teaching.com www.teaching.com ThinkQuest www.thinkquest.org
STANDARDS RESOURCES The following sites will link you to curriculum and technology standards for teachers, students and administrators, from state and national organizations.
Developing Educational Standards edstandards.org/Standards.html International Society for Technology in Education: National Educational Technology Standards cnets.iste.org ISTE Technology Standards for School Administrators cnets.iste.org/tssa ISTE NETS for Students cnets.iste.org/index2.html ISTE NETS for Teachers cnets.iste.org/index3.html StateStandards.com www.statestandards.com
SCHOOLS ON THE WEB Visit school sites throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and abroad to propose cooperative cooperative
Organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its services. Cooperatives have been successful in such fields as the processing and marketing of farm products and the purchasing of other kinds of equipment and raw materials, and in the projects and see examples of online assignments, activities, projects, units and courses.
American School Directory www.asd.com Connected Teacher K12 School Sites www.classroom.com/community/connection/states. jhtml EduHound Schools on the Web www.eduhoundschoolsontheweb.com Web66/International Registry of Schools on the Web web66.coled.umn.edu
SCHOOL/TEACHER/STUDENT CURRICULUM SITES Many schools and individuals offer exemplary curriculum sites. The following are selected examples:
AP Calculus www.seresc.k12.nh.us/www/alvirne.html Joan Berger's Windows to the World users.adelphia.net/~jberger5 Busy Teachers' WebSite K12 www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt The Falcon's Nest www.northstar.k12.ak.us/ schools/upk/upk.home.html Keeley Library Assignment and Curriculum Resources janeconstant.tripod.com Les Classes de Monsieur Long www.laconia.k12.nh.us/plong B. J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper school.discovery.com/ homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators discoveryschool.com/schrockguide Mrs. Silverman's Webfolio kids-learn.org Davidson County Schools Technology Center techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us
PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES The following sites offer valuable resources for technology planning, finding grants, writing proposals, preparing staff development programs and communicating with colleagues.
Acceptable Use Policies: A Handbook www.pen. k12.va.us/go/VDOE/Technology/AUP/home.shtml Administrators.Net administrators.net AT&T Learning Network Virtual Academy www.att.com/learningnetwork/virtualacademy Blackboard.com www.blackboard.com Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology caret.iste.org Educational CyberPlayground www.edu-cyberpg.com Educational Research Network www.ernweb.com ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation www.ericae.net Federal Resources for Educational Excellence www.ed.gov/free GrantsWeb www.srainternational. org/newweb/grantsweb Institute for the Advancement of Emerging Technologies in Education www.iaete.org National Center for Technology Planning www.nctp.com National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov Network of Regional Technology in Education Consortia www.rtec.org Teachers.Net www.teachers.net Teachersweb.com www.teachersweb.com TeacherVision www.teachervision.com Teachnet.com www.teachnet.com Theory Into Practice tip.psychology.org HireEd.net www.hireed.net The Chronicle of Higher Education chronicle.com/jobs
CURRICULUM RESOURCE CENTERS Curriculum centers may be hosted by companies, professional associations, foundations, government agencies and individuals. The following are favorite sites in each content area.
General Curriculum Awesome Library www.awesomelibrary.org * Beyond Books.com www.beyondbooks.com Bonus.com www.bonus.com Enchanted Learning www.enchantedlearning.com Funschool.com www.funschool.com * iKnowthat.com www.iknowthat.com The Arts * ArtsEdge artsedge. kennedy-center.org Artsonia www.artsonia.com ArtsEdNet www.artsednet.getty.edu Music Education Online www.childrensmusicworkshop.com * Music Education Resource Links www.cs.uop.edu/~cpiper/musiced.html The Puppetry Home Page www.sagecraft.com/puppetry Sapphire Swan Dance Directory www.SapphireSwan.com/dance Language Arts and Literature AskOxford.com www.askoxford.com Bartleby.com www.bartleby.com * Bookadventure www.bookadventure.com BookBrowser bookbrowser.com * The Children's Book Council www.cbcbooks.org The Children's Literature Web Guide www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown KidNews Kidnews.com Links to Educational Resources www.writeenvironment.com/linksto.html The Online Books Page onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu Mathematics Boxermath.com www.boxermath.com Calculators On-Line Center wwwsci.lib.uci.edu/HSG/RefCalculators.html ExploreMath.com www.exploremath.com * Hotmath www.hotmath.com * Illuminations illuminations.nctm.org Math.com www.math.com The Math Forum mathforum.org Math Goodies www.mathgoodies.com Science Eisenhower National Clearinghouse www.enc.org Math and Science Gateway www.tc.cornell.edu/Edu/MathSciGateway NASA Education Program education.nasa.gov Project 2061 www.project2061.org Space Educators' Handbook vesuvius.jsc.nasa.gov/er/seh * StudyWorks Online www.studyworksonline.com * TeachSpace www.space.com/ teachspace The Yuckiest Site on the Internet yucky.kids.discovery.com Social Studies CountryWatch www.countrywatch.com * EconEdLink www.econedlink.org * EdSitement edsitement.neh.fed.us EyeWitness www.ibiscom.com The History Net history.about.com History/Social Studies for K-12 Teachers execpc.com/~dboals/boals.html Lesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies Teachers www.csun.edu/~hcedu013 Social Studies School Service www.socialstudies.com Social Studies www.kent.wednet.edu/ curriculum/soc_studies Social Studies Sources education.indiana.edu/~socialst Health/Nutrition/Physical Education Healthtouch Online www.healthtouch.com Kids Food Cyberclub www.kidfood.org * KidsHealth www.kidshealth.org * KidsRunning.com www.kidsrunning.com Nutrition Navigator navigator.tufts.edu/index.html * PE Central pecentral.org Sports Media www.sports-media.org YouthHealth.com www.youthealth.com
KEY: * indicates a 2002 Curriculum Web Site Awards winner
NOTE: All of the resources listed in this guide, and many more, can be accessed through the District Administration Web site, www.districtadministration.com.
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