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View Resource LessonPlanz.com

LessonPlanz.com is provided by A to Z Teacher Stuff, whose primary goal is to enhance the learning of students everywhere through helping teachers find the resources they need. Educators can search or browse the science category, which contains hundreds of lesson plans organized by grade level from grade school through twelfth grade. Each listing contains the title, age recommendation, a rating...

http://lessonplanz.com/
View Resource Smithsonian Education

The diverse buildings that front directly onto the Mall in Washington, D.C. comprise the Smithsonian Institution, one of the world's most celebrated museums. It is with little surprise that this Web site is such an excellent source of information about the educational delights offered by this august American institution. The site is divided simply into three main categories: Educators, Families,...

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/
View Resource Two on Internet Plagiarism

Plagiarism.org is an "online resource for educators concerned with the growing problem of Internet plagiarism." The organization provides information on online plagiarism and explains how Turnitin.com can be used by educators "to fight plagiarism and help bring academic integrity back into our schools." The technologies behind Turnitin.com, facts about Internet plagiarism, and the growth of...

http://www.plagiarism.org
View Resource The Electronic Emissary

The Electronic Emissary is "a Web-based telementoring service and resource center" where K-12 teachers and students can locate mentors who are experts in various disciplines in order to assist in "curriculum-based electronic exchanges among the teachers, their students, and the mentors." Interactions take place through electronic mail, web forum, chat, and teleconferencing exchanges and typically...

http://www.wm.edu/index.php
View Resource Stanford: The Bridge Project

Stanford University's Bridge Project: Strengthening K-16 Transition Policies emphasizes that "reforms affecting K-12 and higher education must occur across systems in order to achieve the desired outcomes." Their approach is to improve opportunities for all students to enter and succeed in higher education by strengthening the alignment between higher education admissions-related requirements and...

http://web.stanford.edu/group/bridgeproject/
View Resource Commercialism in Education Research Unit

The Arizona State University’s College of Education has a distinguished record of conducting important research through its numerous research centers and institutes. One of these groups is the Commercialism in Education Research Unit (CERU), which was formerly located at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The CERU conducts research about commercial activities in schools, and its staff members...

http://nepc.colorado.edu/ceru-home
View Resource Houghton Mifflin: Beyond the Book

Offered by the educational publisher Houghton Mifflin, the Beyond the Book website is meant to be "an online leadership forum for superintendents and educators nationwide, dedicated to helping every child learn and every child succeed." The website is divided into sections where visitors can read about case studies written by "inspiring superintendents and teachers from across the country,"...

http://www.hmhco.com/
View Resource Doing What Works

The U.S. Dept. of Education sponsors this Doing What Works website, which focuses on pedagogy in order to assist this nation's teachers in finding what are likely to be effective methods of teaching. To see the areas of study that are covered on the website, look to the top left side of the page. You'll find "Early Childhood Education", "English Language Learners", "Math and Science", and...

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/
View Resource The Fathom Archive

The University of Chicago's Fathom project consisted of a site whose goal was to bring accessible online learning resources to people around the world, whether student, professional, educator, or lifelong learner. And they succeeded, via a consortium of fourteen educational and cultural institutions committed to that very goal. This site contains the full archive of the Fathom project, which is...

http://fathom.lib.uchicago.edu/
View Resource Glogster EDU

Glogster is known for giving members of the public their own personal digital platforms, and now they have created an outlet just for educators. With Glogster EDU, educators and others can use this secure site to allow students to create and save workspaces online. Visitors just need to register on the site, and they will be able create interactive and multimedia learning environments that are...

http://edu.glogster.com/
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