"I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to
take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about
the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by
money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as
well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts
the youth, I am a mischievous person." - Socrates.
"A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy,
education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be
in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of
reward after death." -
"It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that
it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that
the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the
teaching of the young." - Russell
-- AskERIC combines a virtual library of education resources, including over
700 lesson plans; a question and answer service, RandD information and the
opportunity to search the ERIC database.
- Awesome Library
-- organizes the Web with 22,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top
5 percent in education.
- BBC Education Online -- Collection of BBC programmed details and other educational information about
selected subjects, for adults, schools and the general public.
BBC Education Web Guide --
Index of educational resources organized into various topics including art,
business, citizenship and politics, design and technology, English, French,
geography, German, health and relationships, history, hobbies and interests,
information technology, Japanese, mathematics, music, natural history, religion,
science, Spanish, sport and Welsh. Subject specialists in each area have written
reviews on how to integrate each site into learning, both in the classroom and
at home. Resources are classed as suitable for primary, secondary or adult
- BBC Bite Size
Revision -- The BBC's revision Web site covers almost every subject under the
sun. Mathematiccs, German, Chemistry are all covered in great detail and they make use
of a nifty program that allows you to test, then mark yourself. Online revision
guides are also available and pupils can even email teachers for extra
Best on the Web for Teachers -- The web portal for Educators.
- Center for
University Teaching and Learning Mcgill U.
- Educate Online --
Selection of UK education resources, including news, articles, and links to
relevant resources. Also includes a listing of schools and tertiary colleges in
the UK with an Internet presence.
- Education Central - Central Michigan
State U. -- An electronic communication and resource centre for professional educators.
- Education Index
-- Search for educational information and links in over 50 categories.
Education World -- Includes a
search engine for thousands of educational resources.
- English Materials --
Courses, games, grammar, exclusive tools, exercises, tests, and more.
- Educators Network --
Organized collection of links to teacher materials.
- Exworthy Educational Links
- Federal Resources for Educational
FREE is a gateway to US government sites that can be used as teaching tools
or resources. Includes subject areas such as arts, foreign languages,
mathematics, science and social studies.
- History of Education
and Childhood - Nijmegen U., Netherlands --
An international, annotated collection of links to online information about
the history of education and childhood, from simple short overviews to academic
papers. Includes online bibliographies, online education classics and source
texts, home pages of research organizations and specialized archives, and pages
dedicated to important educators from the past, or to the history of primary,
higher, and special education.
- Iberry Academic Services --
Aimed at academics and higher education employees. Includes a collection of
links to professional bodies, teaching and learning materials, jobs and
- In the Staffroom.com --
Collection of Websites of interest to K-12 educators and students, arranged
hierarchically by curriculum and teaching topics.
- McREL Educator Resources --
Electronic resources for research and training in education and links to
Internet resources for school teaching.
Multicultural Pavilion U. of Virginia --
Resources for educators to explore and discuss multicultural education.
- Science Learning Network
-- Online community of educators, students,
schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for
inquiry science education. Funded by the National Science Foundation and
Unisys Corporation, this site includes links to many sites designed
for children and science educators.
- Scholarly Societies
Project - U. of Waterloo, Canada --
Access to over 1100 scholarly societies online brows able alphabetically, by
subject and by type of institution. Accompanied by essays and editorials for the
For Teachers! -- Over 200 Teacher Sites Listed. Ranked by traffic.
SOSIG World Catalogue: Education --
Set of links to selected, evaluated and annotated Internet resources
relevant to education.
- Teachers@Work --
Reviews and ratings of over 1,500 of the best Internet sites for educators.
The reviews are written with educators in mind, and sites are rated
based on content, presentation, and age level. Browse by school subject, or use
the search feature.
- Teaching --
Teaching ideas, inspiration, links, lessons, units, activity sheets, virtual
sites, or a laugh.
- Teacher's Guide, The --
Educator's resource to lesson plans, thematic units, teacher clip art,
children's songs, book activities, and more.
-- The teacher's resource with lesson plan, chat rooms, library, web tools and
- Top Education
-- Information about Countries, Chemistry, English usage, General Knowledge, I.Q.
Test, Human body, Space and Solar System. Includes Educational stories, World
History and World Atlas.
- Topica: Education --
An automated catalogue of numerous mailing lists relevant to education, with
descriptions and subscription details.
- WeatherWeb: Weather Resources
for Schools -- Curriculum resources for teachers and students teaching and
learning about the Weather as part of middle and high school Earth and
- Write Site -- Multimedia language
arts curriculum that makes the process of telling a story fun. Students take on
the role of journalists ‹generating leads, gathering facts, and writing stories
‹using the tools and techniques of real-life journalists.
Amazing Picture Machine -- lesson plans created by teachers
that demonstrate some ways in which pictures and other graphic resources might
be useful in a classroom. The intent is not to provide lessons that other
teachers would use straight "out of the box", but to provide some ideas about
how pictures might be effective in their own lessons.
- Association for the Advancement of
Computing in Education --
AACE is an international, educational, and professional organization
dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning
and teaching at all levels with information technology.
- Boggle's World Teacher Resources
-- Fun, free and effective resources for teaching K7 and ESL.
- BOLA: Study Skills
for Effective Learning --
Information on study methods and location, note taking, library use,
research, report writing, presentations and case study work. Offers advice on
group work, brainstorming, and stages of group development known as forming,
storming, norming and performing.
- CASTLE Project: Computer Assisted
Teaching and Learning - Leicester U. UK --
Project which has developed software for tutors and course managers to
create online multimedia interactive assessment tools quickly and easily without
any prior knowledge of HTML, CGI or similar scripting languages.
- Computer Adaptive Testing
Project U. of Minnesota --
Research project funded by the US Department of Education's International
Studies and Research Program whose goal is to develop a cost-effective,
accurate, and flexible means to assess students' reading proficiency and
diagnostic tests in French, German, and Spanish using a computer adaptive
- DeLiberations on Teaching
and Learning in Higher Education - London Guildhall U. UK --
A magazine for academics, librarians, and educational developers. Includes
sections on effective learning, resource based learning, lecturing, and
assessment. DeLiberations has been funded under the Electronic Libraries
- ETS Net: Educational Testing Service
A gateway to definitive information about US college and graduate school
admissions and placement tests. It provides sample test questions, test
preparation, and test registration.
- Evil House of Cheat --
Collection of over 9500 essays, papers and reports in over 40 categories for
school, college, and university students. Descriptions include title and
summary, length and grade, author information and grader's comments. Basic
searches are free, full database access requires subscription.
- Future Problem Solving Program --
The mission of the Future Problem Solving Program is to teach students
creative problem solving processes through competitive and non-competitive
instructional programs which help them learn to work with others in designing
positive futures. Offers information on publications, training, events and
for Learning Technologies Publications Columbia U. --
Collection of papers on pedagogy, projects and technology assessment reports
from the ILT, which works to enhance the role of computers and other information
technologies in education and society.
- Journal of Interactive Media in
Education - Open U. UK --
Electronic journal started in 1996 to foster a multi-disciplinary and
intellectually rigorous debate on the theoretical and practical aspects of
interactive media in education, and to radically improve teaching and learning
through better interactive media.
Last checked: 20000315
- Knowledge Integration
Environment - U. of California, Berkeley --
Project aiming to engage secondary school students in the scientific
activities of comparing theories, critiquing evidence, and designing solutions
to real-world problems.
- Math Test Prep -- Math Test Prep
and Exam Materials. Easy to Grade. Easy to Hand Out Multiple Test Forms!
- National Curriculum --
The complete revised national curriculum for 5 to 16 year olds for all the
required subjects in England. Published in January 1995.
- NOCN: National Open College Network --
UK Group which exists to promote and support Open College Networks in acting
regionally to develop and widen access to high-quality and flexible education,
training and learning, particularly for learners who have benefited least from
formal provision. Includes the NOCN online newsletter, background information on
the NOCN, and a listings of OCNs around the UK.
- National Literacy Trust --
Information about the trust and other initiatives such as the Reading is
Fundamental project. Includes selected articles from the journal Literacy Today,
and a database of books, articles and statistics.
- Research in Education --
This newsletter contains listings of research projects and publications and
news from educational research across Scotland. Topics for features include
educational policy, educational review, and learning in later life.
- RHL School -- Reading
Comprehension, English Basics, Math Computation, Math Problem Solving, and
Research Skills worksheets.
Quality: A Report on Teacher Preparation and Qualifications of Public School
Article about teacher quality in the US, with information on teachers'
education, certification, teaching assignments, professional development,
collaboration, and supportive work environment. In addition, comparisons by
instructional level and poverty level of the school provide information about
the distribution of teacher quality.
- TILT: Teaching with
Independent Learning Technologies - Glasgow U. UK --
TLTP project aiming to show how teaching and learning can be made more
productive and efficient throughout a single higher education institution.
- Tutorial Markup
Language and NetQuest - Bristol U. UK --
Netquest is a project building upon the TML language to create searchable
question banks for online delivery of tutorials and assessment. TML is an
interchange format designed to separate the semantic content of a question from
its screen layout or formatting.
- UK Department for Education and Skills
Official information from the DfES, the British Government department
responsible for education and employment policy in England. Offers information
for parents, schools, job seekers and employers, and resources for training and
equal opportunities. Also includes all DfES press releases.
- AskERIC Lesson Plans
-- A collection of lesson plans compiled by ERIC. Plans are grouped by subject,
and the site also contains links to other lesson plan archives.
- A to Z Teachers Stuff preK-12 Network
-- Themes, 200 Original Lesson Plans, Printables, Tips, Articles, and Lesson
Created by a team of teachers, edHelper.com is dedicated to providing teachers a
single shop for educational resources. Edhelper has lesson plans and
downloadable worksheets in many subject areas, inlcuding math, reading and
writing, social studies, science, and technology. There are also links to
education news stories and teaching aids on the Web.
Encarta Lesson Collection
-- Schoolhouse is the home of the Encarta Lesson Collection and other educational
resources. Lesson plans here can be searched by subject, grade level, or
Gradebook and Create Exams! --
ClassBuilder is an easy to use gradebook. Create Exams. Include optional Palm
LearningPage -- Lesson Plans,
EBooks, and Worksheets for pre-k to third grade
Lessons Developed by Susan Boone -- This site was developed through
GirlTECH '95, a teacher training and student technology council program
sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National
Science Foundation Science and Technology Center.
Plans Library at Discovery
Channel -- offers kindergarten, elementary, middle school and high
school lesson plans.
- Lessons Plan Page --
Collection of over 300 lesson plans, primarily at the elementary level, that
were developed by students and faculty at The University of Missouri. In
addition, the Lessons Plan Page contains lesson plans that were submitted by the
users of this website.
- ProTeacher --
Web directory of lesson plans and activities organized into
thematic and subject areas for elementary school teachers and parents.
- SchoolExpress -- Free weekly
Thematic Units. 2000 Worksheets. Free Downloads.
- Teachernet.com --
TeachNet is an online resource for teachers. TeachNet has a large collection of
lesson plans organized by subject, and has plans for all ages and levels of
students from K-12.
Teach-nology -- Lesson Plan Center, Worksheets, Rubrics, and Teacher
- University of
Illinois Collaborative Lesson Archive
-- intended to be a forum for the creation, distribution, and archival of
education curricula for all grade levels and subject areas.
Literature for Children
- Carol Hurst's Children's Literature
Site -- Reviews of great books for children, ideas of ways to use
them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular
subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics. Reviews of
featured books also includes discussion topics, activities, related books and
links to other subjects and resources.
- Children's Book Council
-- The Council is dedicated to encouraging literacy and the use and enjoyment
of children's literature.
Literature Web Guide -- The Children's Literature Web Guide is an
attempt to gather together and categorize Internet resources related to books
for children and young adults.
Learn with Fun
- Chess Lessons --
Teach your kids how to play chess with our free online lessons and quizzes.
- First School -- Fun educational
early childhood activities, printable crafts, printable activities, calendar of
events, and links to other Internet resources in English and Spanish for
children of preschool age.
- Printable Crafts -- a variety of fun
children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays,
educational themes and some of our children's favorite cartoon characters.
- Primary Games -- Site for teachers,
parents, and kids featuring educational games, coloring pages, interactive
e-books, holiday activities, musical postcards, crafts, and more!
- Songs 4 Teachers -- Themes
including holidays, back to school, dinosaurs, insects, and more!
Online Teaching Tools
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