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Kulsara - Kulsara is a K-12 educational portal containing a huge database of subject questions, exciting contests, educational videos and games, a lively discussion board and much more. Make Learning Fun!
free reading - "Free-Reading is an ongoing, collaborative, teacher-based, curriculum-sharing project. We're looking to provide a reliable forum where teachers can openly and freely share their successful and effective methods for teaching reading in grades K-1 and for at-risk students in later grades." A comprehensive reading program that is collaboratively produced using a wiki.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - A categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
The Ultimate Teacher Resource - Teachers.net offers a variety of teacher collaboration tools including chat, discussion boards, lesson plans, articles, links, photo sharing, and job searching.
Blue Web'n - An online library of 1700+ outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools). You can search by grade level (Refined Search), broad subject area (Content Areas), or specific sub-categories (Subject Area).
The Lightspan Network® - A suite of online tools for teachers. Besides standards-based learning activities for students and families, it includes a wealth of technology-based professional development resources. Teachers can create lesson plans, search the Web for educator-reviewed content, and connect with other educators—and everything aligns to your state standards.
Teachnet.Com - Started in August 1995 by the husband/wife team of Lee Shiney. It offers various resources for teachers and students from free lesson plans to graphics, media kit, etc.
'Best' Education Blogs and Education blog award sites for 2006 - A starting point for teachers interested in reading blogs about education. Since most of the sites contain a blogroll linking to other blogs, you will quickly find links to thousands of blogs.
Forum Network - An audio and video streaming website providing citizens the ability to watch and listen to lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These lecture events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations across the country.
Web quests were designed to help students learn to navigate the Web and locate information in a meaningful way.
Concept to Classroom - A collaboration between Thirteen Ed Online and Disney Learning Partnership. This URL featuresCONCEPT TO CLASSROOM's take on webquest.
This site is designed to serve as a resource to those who are using the WebQuest model to teach with the web. By pointing to excellent examples and collecting materials developed to communicate the idea, all of us experimenting with WebQuests will be able to learn from each other. A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. The model was developed in early 1995 at San Diego State University by Bernie Dodge with Tom March.
The Quest Channel of Classroom Connect - Brings adventure reading into the curriculum. The Galapagos Quest featured here is an adventure about ocean ecosystems, the origins of the diverse indigenous species, and the extinction threats to plant and animal species in this volcanic archipelago. Investigate the impact of humans on the environment and determine how to help preserve the natural beauty of our planet.
Content-Based Teaching Sites
In addition to the Quiz Lab, FunBrain.com has educational games designed for learners of all ages. This guide should help teachers find the games that are most useful to their class. They are grouped by title, subject, and grade level.
The Exploratorium - Housed within the walls of San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a collage of over 650 science, art, and human perception exhibits. The Exploratorium is a leader in the movement to promote museums as educational centers.
TryScience.org - Your gateway to experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide. TryScience is brought to you through a partnership between IBM Corporation, the New York Hall of Science (NYHOS), the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), and science centers worldwide.
The NOVA Program - Chronicles the building of the state-of-the-art Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River. On this Web site, you can test your engineering skills by trying to match the right bridge to the right location.
Forum Network - An audio and video streaming website providing citizens the ability to watch and listen to lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These speaking events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations across the country.
104 Seven Biggest Mistakes Parent Make in Teaching Science and What to Do About Them - Did you have a teacher that really had an impact on you? Remember the excitement? Or the thrill you felt when you taught something to someone else and they really got it? First, let me thank you for your commitment to education - a value that is high enough for you that you are stretching for resources to help you reach your goals.
105 Secrets of Successful Teachers - Did you ever have a teacher that made a real impact on you? They took a subject you previously thought was dull and boring and somehow made it jump alive? Special teachers can touch our lives in small ways that make big changes later in life by phrasing a topic into just the right words so it really clicks for you, or simply just believing in you when no one else around you did...
106 Six Keys to Teaching Homeschool Science - This download is an MP3 tele-class with PDF workbook.
107 Long-Term Effects of Not Fulfilling Your Child's Passion for Science - Most kids love the idea of science - of building things, creating inventions, and getting stuff to work by using their own two hands. Kids have a natural passion for science. The problem comes in when the parent feels they can't meet this need in their child, and they struggle with how to fulfill it. We're going to take a look at what happens long-term when you don't meet this need, and how you can avoid these pitfalls by following three simple steps today. But first, let's take a look at what passion really is.
Homeschool Guide Book - Are You Thinking About Home Schooling Your Kids, But Are Not Sure If You Have What It Takes, Or Know What Is Really Required Of You? If So, Read This Book First! It Will Save You Lots Of Time And Headaches In Researching All This Information On Your Own.
Math without a Calculator - Discover How To Do Math In Your Head! Develop Math Confidence, Overcome Math Phobia, And Easily Pass Math Tests. Simple Methods From Veteran Math Teacher, Make Math Fun. For Kids And Adults. Get a Head For Math Today!
K5 Stars - K5 Stars Is A Website That Is Already Being Used By 1000's Of Students.
Math Board Games - Printable Math Board Games To Make Math Practice Fun. Math Games For School Or Homeschool Education. A Great Math Resource For Teachers And Parents. Perfect For Students To Use At School Or At At Home To Practice Basic Math Skills.
Natural Coloring Books - High Quality Animal Printouts For School Teachers And Home Schooling Resources. Natural Coloring Book Series Including Birds, Mammals, Primates, Reptiles & Insects, Ocean Animals & Jungle Animals, Dinosaurs And More Quality Print Outs Added Regularly.
Fast Times Tables - Guide Your Child To Faster, More Confident Times Tables In Just 31 Days! The Worksheets, Audio, Video And Activities Will Increase Your Child's Times Tables Skills And They'll Have Fun Doing It Too!
24hr Science Project - Fast And Easy Science Project Guides That Can Be Finished In 24 Hours. Experiment Based Projects Are Parent And Teacher Tested And Approved.
Law of Attraction for Kids
Express Focus - Computer Program Designed By Harvard Doctors To Improve Focus.
Genius Maker - This Is An Easy-to-use, Fun Software For Parents To Teach Young Children Or Babies To Get A Headstart In Life By Training Them How To Read, Learn Mathematics And Have An Encyclopedic Knowledge Base At A Young Age.
Chinese for Kids - The Best Software Package Designed To Teach Mandarin Chinese To Children.
Wealth Quest for Teens - Wealthquest For Teens' Online Video And Workbook Program, Follow Up Quickstart Guide For Teens (ebook), And Parent Guide: Your Teen's Financial Fitness In Today's Economy: Make It Real, Make It Matter, Make It Last
Master Multiplication and Division with Vedic Math - Dont Let Your Child Struggle With Maths Tables Any Longer! Watch In Amazement As They Calculate Large Sums Effortlessly, Even In Their Head! Help Them Become The Class Genius!
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