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Technology

Lists of Useful Education Links

Educational Links

HTML Tutorial.
w3schools.com

Learn how to program computers.
http://www.wikihow.com/Start-Learning-Computer-Programming

Internet4Classrooms.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/

Bloomberg Technology Info.
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/technology/



Art, Museums, Architecture

Wikipedia on Fine Art
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fine_art

FineArte's Guide to art schools.
http://www.finearte.com/

MIT newsletter for Interactive Arts & New Media.
http://www.intelligent-agent.com/

ArtsWire features news updates on social, economic an political issues affecting the arts. Great site!
http://www.artswire.org/

Americans for the Arts seeks to attract more private and public funding for the arts.
http://www.artsusa.org/

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture represents 150 institutions in the U.S. and Canada.
http://www.acsa-arch.org/

ArtsEdge supports the arts as a core subject in the K-12 curriculum.
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/

Crayola Art Education with art projects, techniques and more.
http://www.crayola.com/art_education/

Open Studio links to all kinds of arts sites.
http://www.openstudio.org/sites.html

World Wide Arts Resources: A huge "gateway to the arts."
http://wwar.com/


Design/Graphics

Wikipedia on Graphic Design
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphic_design

The American Institute of Graphic Arts promotes excellence in graphic design.
http://www.aiga.org/

Tessellalation Times, from 3D Artist Magazine.
http://www.3dartist.com/


Music

Wikipedia on Music History
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_history

Scientific research (references & abstracts) on music as related to behavior, the brain and allied fields.
http://www.musica.uci.edu

The American Music Conference promotes music, music making and music education.
http://www.amc-music.com/

The Music Educators National Conference Web site.
http://www.menc.org/

The Worldwide Internet Music Resources meta-list, hosted by the University of Indiana. Great classification scheme.
http://www.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/


Jobs for Teachers

Jobs for Teachers
www.educationdegree.com

Career Resource Center - comprehensive career site.
www.educationdegree.com

Career Profiles -- career and job search info.
http://www.careerprofiles.info/

Online career magazine that includes education-related content.
http://www.careermag.com/

QuestMatch will match college students with prospective employers, focusing on accounting, engineering or information systems.
http://www.questmatch.com/

teachercertificationdegrees.com - Job connections
http://www.teachercertificationdegrees.com/

Resource site for college students.
http://www.allcampus.com/

The Financial Aid Information Page is loaded with good advice.
http://www.finaid.org/

FastWEB, the Internet's largest free scholarship search service.
http://www.fastweb.com/

The Princeton Review, resources for those preparing for SAT, GRE, LSAT and other standardized tests.
http://www.review.com

CareerWeb for job seekers.
http://www.findhow.com/career/education/education-education-teachers.php




Research Sites for Educators

EPICENTER provides descriptions of educational software and summaries of research journal articles, for all school subjects.
http://www.epicent.com/

Educational Software Institute: a large distributor.
http://www.edsoft.com/

Little Explorers is a picture dictionary with links, for youngsters.
http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/Dictionary.html

TheAP features hot-off-the-press news, from over 100 AP member publications.
http://wire.ap.org/

MiddleWeb focuses on middle schools while being rich in quality content and links.
http://www.middleweb.com/

The National Park Service's Tools for Teaching page includes museums, historical resources and more.

Teachers.Net is an excellent site, with an online reference desk, active chat board and lesson plan exchange.
http://www.teachers.net/

PedagoNet lets educators find or request resource materials. A grade-specific chat room facilitates peer communication.
http://www.pedagonet.com/

Find news sites and newspapers from around the globe.
http://www.refdesk.com/paper.html#usa

Student.Net is a quirky, but hip site for college students, with personals, popular culture, etc.
http://www.student.net/

A cool site aimed at University students.
http://www.internetuniv.com/

National Geographic's Home Page, with live Web events.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/main.html

Apple Computer's starting spot for educators.
http://education.apple.com/

Cisco Educational Archives, a huge site, includes article, "Going to School on the Internet".
http://sunsite.unc.edu/cisco/

CNN, Internet Newsroom, Library & Worldview, great resource for audio & video clips.

K-12 World.
http://www.k12world.com

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Education Site.
http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Edu/EduHome.html


Humanities

Wikipedia on the Humanities
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanities

National Endowment for the Humanities.
http://www.neh.gov/

Humanities in the classroom.
http://www.onlineclasses.org/2013/01/07/humanities-in-the-classroom-the-greatest-neh-sponsored-apps-2012/

The Freedom Forum, a major supporter of journalism education.
http://www.freedomforum.org/

Teachers and Writers Collaborative page.
http://www.twc.org/

Art.Net Links: Literature References with full descriptions.
http://www.art.net/Links/litref.html

The Internet Classics Archive, with almost 400 classical Greek and Roman texts.
http://classics.mit.edu/index.html

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Who said What?).
http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett/


World Culture, Languages

Cultures of the Andes: music, photos, poems and stories.
http://www.andes.org/

Cultural Survival helps indigenous peoples and ethnic groups in their relations with national and international societies.
http://www.cs.org/

British Historical Archetecture
http://www.pastforward.co.uk

Perseus Digital Library
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/

Teaching ESL.
http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2012/why-grads-should-take-a-gap-year-to-teach-esl/


History

Wikipedia on World History
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_history

Social Studies Lesson Plans and Resources.
http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/

Archiving Early America has original newspapers, maps and writings from 18th century America.
http://earlyamerica.com/

Exploring Ancient World Cultures on the Web.
http://eawc.evansville.edu/www/index.htm

EuroDocs features links to primary historical documents from Western Europe.
http://library.byu.edu/~rdh/eurodocs/

The Monarchs of England and Great Britain get their own Web page.
http://www.ingress.com/~gail/

An extremely detailed look at Archaic and Classical Greek history.
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Secondary/TRM_Overview/

Library of Hindu History, from Ancient to Modern times.
http://www.hindunet.org/hindu_history/

Reeder's Egypt Page: all about Egyptology, this site was awarded by Discovery Channel.
http://www.egyptology.com/reeder/


Language Arts

The Freedom Forum, a major supporter of journalism education.
http://www.freedomforum.org/

Teachers and Writers Collaborative page.
http://www.twc.org/

The Internet Classics Archive, with almost 400 classical Greek and Roman texts.
http://classics.mit.edu/index.html

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Who said What?).
http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett/


Special Education

Wikipedia on Special Education
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_education

LD OnLine is a guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers and children.
http://www.ldonline.org/

The American Printing House for the Blind provides special media, tools and materials needed for education and life.
http://www.aph.org/

The Council for Exceptional Children's Home Page.
http://www.cec.sped.org/

Indie contains over 5,000 links useful to teachers working with disabled students, including adaptive technology, government, rehabilitation and more.
www.onlineschools.org/resources/guide-mental-retardation/

Special Education links to a myriad of resources including legislation, ADD and more.
http://members.aol.com/LCantlin/se_links.htm

C.H.A.D.D. Online: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. The parent-based ADD organization.
http://www.chadd.org/

Special education, an overview of its history, the laws, definitions of disabilities & availability of online medical journals.
http://curry.edschool.Virginia.EDU/go/specialed/


Distance Learning

Wikipedia on Distance Education
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distance_education

Telelearning resources and links, from a Calif. Sept. of Education project
http://www.telis.org/

E-mail Pal Projects worldwide.
http://www.kidlink.org/

Sites ALIVE! is a new series of live, interdisciplinary learning adventures.
http://www.sitesalive.com

Jason Project Home Page with audio, video and more.
http://www.jasonproject.org/

CCCNet has online projects, teacher links and more. Cool site!
http://www.cccnet.com/

onlinephdprogram.org/

Free advice and Support for Online PhD Programs


Weather Information

Weather.com
http://www.weather.com

The Automated Weather Source Nationwide School Weather Network.
http://aws.com/

The Aurora Page: Pictures, links and info on this atmospheric phenomenon.
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/weather/aurora/

Intellicast has current weather, presented in frames.
http://www.intellicast.com/

Earthview, look at our planet from every which way.
http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

Florida Explores, direct readout & Internet weather data for K-12 classrooms.
http://www.met.fsu.edu/explores/explores.html

National Weather Service's site has warnings, forecasts, data and maps.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

The Weather Channel - Includes TV schedule and weather news.
http://www.weather.com/twc/homepage.twc

Weather Underground Long Beach weather inofo.
http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/CA/Long_Beach.html


Sites with Education Links


HUGE Education-oriented search engine.
http://www.education-world.com/

Sun Software, Information and Technology Exchange
http://www.sun.com/sunsite/

HUGE Campus and Online Masters in Education Programs.
http://www.mastersineducation.com/

Homeschool Resources on the Web is an awesome links site suited for all educators.
http://www.mint.net/~caronfam/links.htm

Yahoo's Education index.
http://www.yahoo.com/Education/tree.html
 


Sites for Students

Microsoft's Education pages have information on products, pricing and partners.
http://www.microsoft.com/education/

A serious look at "Bad Science" being taught in several disciplines.
http://www.ems.psu.edu/~fraser/BadScience.html

MainFunction is a resource for teachers and students of computer programming.
http://www.mainfunction.com/

The ChemTeam's chemistry tutorial site has in-depth information on high school and advanced placement chemistry.
ChemTeamIndex

The premiere gathering place for Bots of all kinds on the Net.
http://www.botspot.com/

The National Archives and Records Administration's site.
http://www.nara.gov/

The Digital Links is a 'zine for art educators, from The Art Teacher Connection.
http://www.primenet.com/~arted/


Government, Policy

Library of Congress.
http://www.loc.gov/

Patents, a project of the Internet Patent News Service.
http://sunsite.unc.edu/patents/intropat.html

Thomas, Legislative Information from Library of Congress.
http://thomas.loc.gov

U.S. Dept. of Education.
http://www.ed.gov/index.html

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
http://www.uspto.gov/

University of Michigan Document Center links to government documents currently in the news, like pending legislation & department press releases.
http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/docnews.html



Ed-Tech Alert supports technology funding and planning.
http://www.edtech-alert.com

Available grants & grant-writing info.
http://www.uic.edu/depts/ovcr/ors1.html

Benton Foundation, for arts funding.
http://www.benton.org/

Council of Foundations.
http://www.cof.org

"Distance Learning Funding Sourcebook."
http://www.technogrants.com

Federal Information Exchange, useful for locating research grants for minority colleges.
http://www.fie.com

Federal Register online, the official source.
http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/index.html

Foundations, another hub.
http://www.foundations.org

George Lucas Educational Foundation, seeks to improve teaching & learning via multimedia.
http://glef.org/

Henry Moore Foundation, for arts funding.
http://www.henry-moore-fdn.co.uk/hmf/

Info on federal programs, interest rates, deferments, etc.
http://www.tgslc.org/

National Endowment for the Arts.
http://www.nea.org/

National Science Foundation, a grant powerhouse!
http://www.nsf.gov/

The Foundation Center, a good starting spot.
http://fdncenter.org/



Math

Wikipedia on the History of Mathematics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_mathematics

The Fractory teaches all about fractals.
http://tqd.advanced.org/3288/ History of Mathematics includes mathematician biographies, chronologies and more. Cool Site!

Stories and activities for K-12 students, presented by Los Alamos National Laboratory.
http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math/

Plane Math features cool things about math and aeronautics.
http://www.planemath.com/

The Math Forum - Ask Dr. Math: an interactive Q&A.
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/

The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for mathematics and science education.
http://enc.org/

The Mathematics Archives are classified into five main categories, and searchable.
http://archives.math.utk.edu/

The Math Forum Home Page.
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/

PBS Mathline: elementary, middle and high school math projects.
http://www.pbs.org/learn/mathline/

The Abacus: a Java-based virtual abacus.
http://www.ee.ryerson.ca:8080/~elf/abacus/

WWW Virtual Library on mathematics.
http://www.math.fsu.edu/Science/math.html


Museums

Wikipedia's List Of World Museums
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums

The J. Paul Getty Museum site includes exhibits and other cultural information.
http://www.getty.edu

The Los Angeles County Museum of Arts gives virtual visitors QuickTime interviews, exhibitions and more.
http://www.lacma.org/

The Metropolitan Museum of Art includes a section devoted to education, with programs, resources, indexes and more.
http://www.metmuseum.org/

Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Great design and good coverage of paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs.
http://www.moma.org/

Museum Info Museums in the United Kingdom.
http://www.nmaa.si.edu/

The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television (UK) -- collection, conservation & history of these media.
http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/nmpft/


Educational Organizations

The Foundation for Independent Higher Education Network is your link to over 600 private colleges & universities in the U.S.
http://www.fihe.org

The United Nations' CyberSchoolBus, with projects and more.
http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/

The Electronic Frontier Foundation: preserve your Internet rights.
http://www.eff.org/

Iris: a global Online community of educators, for student-centered telecommunications projects.
http://www.tmn.com/Organizations/Iris/home.html

The Association for Educational Communications and Technology links professionals holding a common interest in the use of educational technology and its application to the learning process.
http://www.aect.org/

The American Library Association's Home Page is here.
http://www.ala.org/

ITEA, International Technology Education Association.
http://www.tmn.com/Organizations/Iris/ITEA.html

League for Innovation in the Community College.
http://www.league.org/

National Center for Technology Planning.
http://www2.msstate.edu/~lsa1/nctp/index.html

National Consortium for School Networking.
http://cosn.org

National Information Center for Educational Media (NICEM), info on non-print media covering pre-school to post-graduate levels in all academic areas.
http://www.nicem.com/

National Science Foundation.
http://www.nsf.gov/

National Science Teachers Association.
http://www.nsta.org

National Standards for Arts Education, from American Music Educators.
http://www.amc-music.com

SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group GRAPHics), sponsors annual conference & more.
http://www.siggraph.org/

Society for Architectural Historians, at Univ. of Pa.
http://www.upenn.edu/sah/

Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics, exchange ideas about the use of math in industry.
http://www.siam.org

Software Publishers Association, lots for educators including education software statistics, legislative news & more.
http://www.spa.org


Science

Wikipedia on the History of Science
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_science

Healthfinder is a consumer health and human services information web site from the government.
http://www.healthfinder.gov/

The Natural Gas Information and Educational Resources site.
http://www.naturalgas.org/

The Dinosauria: dispelling dinosaur myths.
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/dinosaur.html

Science and Engineering Network News, links to online journals, software archives, image databases and more.
http://www.senn.com/

Nystrom, publisher of globes, maps and atlases, puts their expertise to work on the Web.
http://www.nystromnet.com/

Hands-On Science Centers Worldwide.
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/usr/mwm/www/sci.html

Fisher Science Education Site Explorer lets you search 5,000+ sites.
http://www.fisheredu.com/

Science Learning Network.
http://www.sln.org/

Optics for Kids explains properties of light in kid-oriented ways.
http://www.opticalres.com/kidoptx.html


Environment, Earth

Earthquake info from the US Geology Service.
http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/

Java-enabled page with volcano animations and more.
http://205.240.248.235/

Locate recent seismic activity worldwide along with general and local area maps.
http://hoshi.cic.sfu.ca/quake.html

Edu-Source. Environmental Resources for Education, download dozens of free posters or read about suggested outdoor activities for kids.
http://www.edu-source.com/

Arctic Circle Region, an in-depth look at social and environmental concerns.
http://www.lib.uconn.edu/ArcticCircle/

GLOBE, where students, teachers and scientists worldwide work together for environmental education.
http://www.globe.gov/

The GeoTouch Project, an environmental education project involving schools worldwide.
http://www.kids-commons.net/geotouch/GeoTouch.html


Space, Astronomy

National Space Society Online.
http://www.nss.org/

Space News is an independent, newsweekly of the international space community.
http://www.spacenews.com/

The Project Galileo Home Page: Bringing Jupiter to Earth.
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/

Stars and Galaxies: information on how stars behave.
http://www.telescope.org/btl/sg.html

Outer Space Surveillance - Site with many space education links
http://www.surveillance-video.com/outer-space-surveillance-july-2012.html

Astronomy Cams - Site with links to various live action astronomy cams
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The Educational Space Simulations Project.
http://chico.rice.edu/armadillo/Simulations/simserver.html

Windows to the Universe presents astrology and space science in a neat atmosphere.
http://www.windows.umich.edu/

www.surveillance-video.com/astronomy-sept-2009.html


Biology, Chemistry


WhaleNet is packed with information, cool activities and tons of resources.
http://whale.wheelock.edu/

The BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium supports educators interested in the reform of undergraduate biology.
http://www.beloit.edu/~bquest/

Access Excellence gives high school biology teachers access to their colleagues, scientists and critical sources of new scientific information over the 'Net.
http://www.gene.com/ae/

Eric's Treasure Trove of Chemistry, an excellent reference guide.
http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/chem/

Human Anatomy On-line is fun and easy to use, with nice graphics and anatomy lessons.
http://www.innerbody.com/

National Library of Medicine project producing anatomically detailed, 3D representations of the male and female human body.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html

CELLs Alive! looks good, contains tons of cool stuff.
http://www.cellsalive.com/

Yuckiest Site on the Internet: Bug World, Worm World and more.
http://www.nj.com/yucky/

Chemistry for Kids, aimed at all grade levels.
http://144.92.39.64/ice/forkids.html

Chem4Kids is surprisingly comprehensive.
http://members.aol.com/chem4kids/index.html



Social Sciences

Policy.com covers national and international issues.
http://www.policy.com/

American Identities: with links to various ethnic studies resources.
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~YP/ethnic.html

International Economics Gateway, linking to organizations, governments and more.
http://www.access.digex.net/%7Egrimes/gate.html

Variables, contains news & analysis of legal issues relating to cyberspace, including copyright, the Communications Decency Act & more.
http://www.ggtech.com/facts.html#aclu

Social Science Research Network Online.
http://www.ssrn.com/index.html

FedWorld, links to government resources.
http://www.fedworld.gov/

All Politics.
http://www.allpolitics.com/

Bloomberg Politics.
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/politics/


Minority Studies

K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources.
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/AFR_GIDE.html

Women's history, with lessons and exercises.
http://socialstudies.com/mar/women.html

The Victorian Women Writers Project.
http://www.indiana.edu/~letrs/vwwp/

American minority studies links.
http://www.georgetown.edu/tamlit/cwis/cwis.html

Girls Claiming Science, hosted by the Emma Willard School.
http://www.emma.troy.ny.us/symposium.html


Anthropology, Archeology

Archaeology: A Primer for Families.
http://www.uwlax.edu/Colleges/mvac/arched/aaarch.htm

PaleoNet is a system of listservs, Web pages and FTP sites for paleontologists that also has an extensive links section.
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/Paleonet/


Web Authoring Resources

Wikipedia on HTML
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML

Technical information on the Web itself.
http://www.webreference.com/

All the tags for HTML 3.2, in many different languages.
http://werbach.com/barebones/

Virtual Library of WWW development, with subcategories including Authoring, Multimedia, Reference, Software and more.
http://www.stars.com/Vlib/

PC Magazine's Internet Toolkit Web stylesheet page.
http://www8.zdnet.com/pcmag/iu/toolkit/stylesheets.htm

Tips on scanning, including how to scan 3D objects!
http://www.hsdesign.com/scanning/welcome.html

This commercial site has reams of information for aspiring Web creators.
http://www.webreference.com/

Great tips for beginners and experts alike.
http://www.acute.com/promote/graphics/1toolbox.htm

Good page with a lot of HTML-related info, tips and links.
http://www.ecnet.net/users/mupmw7/html.htm 

This page teaches some basics like adding animation, graphics, VRML and more.
http://www.pimall.com/nais/n.web.tips.html

Internet Design and Publishing Center.
http://www.graphic-design.com/

Offline Web Tools for Windows 95.
http://www.windows95.com/apps/offline.html


Teaching and Learning Resources

College Board Online, for the college-bound.
http://www.collegeboard.org

"Structures" includes lesson plans & ideas, an oft-cited reference.
http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/Activity-Structures/Harris-Activity-Structures.html

PBS Teacher Connex: detailed info on instructional television and curriculum integration.
http://www.pbs.org/learn/tconnex/index.html

Discovery Channel
http://www.discovery.com

Looking for Congress info? Here's where you start.
http://policy.net/

JINX is a safe and fun Internet hangout for kids.
http://www.jinx.com

Kidz WebRing, gateway to 400+ kid-created sites, with more added weekly.
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6188/kidz.htm



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