Education is undergoing a progression from traditional curricula to innovative and interactive learning. ACT360 Media Ltd. is addressing this issue by providing quality content and new methods of interaction through actDEN (Digital Education Network). With actDEN, teachers and parents can access timely content for classroom or home use, and introduce students directly to the Internet education experience.
A to Z Teacher Stuff is a teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more.
Annenberg Media uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. It is part of The Annenberg Foundation and advances the Foundation's goal of encouraging the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge. Annenberg Media's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg Media videos exemplify excellent teaching. Annenberg Media resources can be accessed for FREE at Learner.org, or can be purchased through the Web site or by calling 1-800-LEARNER.
Awesome Library organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
CanTeach was created in 1997/98 to assist teachers in finding and using resources online. Although this site has resources which all educators will find useful, emphasis is placed on lesson plans, resources, & links which have a Canadian focus. The resources are broken up into two categories. There is a section of Elementary Resources which consists of lesson plans and resources, as well as a section of annotated Links.
Dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education, the Core Knowledge Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1986 by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and author of many acclaimed books including Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know and The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them. The Foundation conducts research on curricula, develops books and other materials for parents and teachers, offers workshops for teachers, and serves as the hub of a growing network of Core Knowledge schools. As you explore this site, you will find lesson plans, articles, and many other resources to help you use the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence and Core Knowledge Sequence K-8 in your classroom and school.
Get Christian Homeschool advice and support. Christian homeschooling resources and tools for your home education needs and homeschoolers resource center.
The Eclectic Homeschool Online is a publication of the Eclectic Homeschool Association, a non-profit corporation incorporated in the state of Nevada. The mission of EHO is to provide resources and assistance that allows homeschoolers to homeschool their children in a manner that suits each individual child's needs and gifts. It is published from a Christian perspective.
EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.
Over 15,000 resources organized by topics for teachers, students, and parents.
Garden of Praise is an educational website created in 1999 by a veteran classroom teacher with 35 years experience. Their purpose is to provide free online and printable teaching materials. You are free to print material for your own use at home and in the classroom, but you may not reproduce it for profit.
The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the nation's largest purchasing cooperative for homeschooling families. School districts get educational discounts -- why not homeschoolers? The reason is simple: school districts have purchasing power and homeschoolers don't because we buy as individuals. The Co-op changes that by combining the purchasing power of thousands of homeschooling families around the country to give homeschoolers the same purchasing clout as school districts.
The Internet Public Library is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment founded at the University of Michigan School of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology.
Internet 4 Classrooms "i4c" a free web portal for designed to assist anyone who wants to find high-quality free Internet resources to use in classroom instruction developing project ideas reinforcing specific subject matter areas both in the class and at home and even for online technology tutorials. The portal is used by teachers parents and students of all ages on six of the seven continents (there are not many classrooms in Antarctica) and is available to anyone with an Internet connection.
Librarians' Internet Index (LII) is a publicly-funded website and weekly newsletter serving California, the nation, and the world.
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.
Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS) volumes are unique, supplemental materials written to help students with various learning needs achieve success in the classroom. The student volumes are presented in an easy-to-understand format for students seeking a standard diploma. The information is written by the Curriculum Improvement Project team in a manner that offers more understanding in less time. The PASS materials provide resources for teaching courses without changing essential content. The teacher guides give exciting teacher suggestions to stimulate student interest with thought-provoking activities. These inexpensive, ready-to-use resources may be reproduced or used as a workbook.
Smithsonian lesson plans emphasize inquiry-based learning using primary sources and museum collections. Each plan is print-friendly and provides you with all the materials you need: photographs, reproductions, handouts, activities, suggested strategies, standards information, and additional online resources
Since 1996 the Study Guides and Strategies web site has been researched, authored, maintained and supported by Joe Landsberger as an international, learner-centric, educational public service. The site contains a large resource base of study guides on all subjects including preparation skills, learning, studying, etc.
This website houses a large amount of themes, worksheets, and resources for Educators.
McGraw-Hill, Glencoe site with educational resources, downloads, videos, etc.
A compendium of lesson plans, ideas, and teaching tips for all subjects.
TheHomeSchoolMom is home to thousands of quality, hand-picked resources including homeschooling lesson plans, unit studies, software, webquests, websites and more. We are constantly adding new resources and our newsletters feature the best online homeschool resources.
Features topic-by-topic breakdown of the best sites on the World Wide Web.