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Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators: S.O.S.: Site-of-the-School Day

Launched at the end of August by Web resource veteran Kathy Schrock (see the December 1, 1995 Scout Report ) and the Discovery Channel School, this new mailing list offers a brief description and link to one educational site each day. The quality of sites featured in the past month has been generally high (but not necessarily new),...
Education World: Best of 1999

This month, Education World, a prime distributor of free K-12 educational materials on the Web, offers its annual "best of" series, collected from the previous twelve months's lesson plans, curriculum articles, book reviews, Website reviews, and other educational aids. There are ten links per series, and the top five offer summary annotations for quick browsing.
IIE Passport

Created and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE), the largest educational and cultural exchange organization in the US, this new site will quickly prove invaluable to college students and others searching for study abroad opportunities. The IIE has published a pair of well-respected directories to international study opportunities for 50 years, and this site allows users to...
Boxmind: Academic Excellence Online

The heart of this site is Boxmind's Online Library, which is a collection of Websites selected for their academic relevance and organized by subject. The search interface is a little strange at first, but easy enough to figure out. Users can choose from 27 subject areas, each with numerous sub-categories, to retrieve a list of briefly annotated Websites on that subject. Searches can also be...
Math Forum: Elementary Problems Library

The well known Math Forum (formerly from Swarthmore College, discussed in the October 20, 1995 issue of The Scout Report), has meta-pages specifically for elementary school math teachers. One of the highlights of the Problems and Activities section is Ruth Carver's elementary problem of the week, with an interactive problem and solution archive back to the fall of 1995.
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