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Activities organized around a particular academic topic or challenge in which students from various parts of the country (or world) participate, using the Internet. Goals and outcomes are broad. (Example: A semester-long effort to observe, gather, and analyze data on water quality.)

  • ALPS: Active Learning Practice for Schools
    ALPS, Active Learning Practice for Schools, is an electronic community dedicated to the improvement and advancement of educational instruction and practice. The mission is to create an on-line collaborative between teachers and administrators from around the world with educational researchers, professors, and curriculum designers at Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
  • Campus Weblines
    Campus Weblines has eight chapters covering topics for student newspaper staffs and advisors to start building school newspapers for the Internet.
  • Can Do!
    The Can Do! web site offers stories, activities, and resources to help create a better understanding and deeper appreciation of how people can overcome their challenges and reach their dreams by using their abilities and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy
    The Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy, a consortium of several major universities, focuses on the system-wide improvement of learning and teaching and the development of a highly capable, committed teaching force. Center researchers study ways that leaders, policymakers, and others seek to renew the quality of teaching and the teacher force through strategies and initiatives enacted at the local and state level, in school systems and teacher education institutions, and through the engagement of supportive groups in the community.
  • CIESE Online Classroom Projects
    CIESE sponsors and designs interdisciplinary projects that teachers throughout the world can use to enhance their curriculum through compelling use of the Internet.
  • CIMEL
    CIMEL is an acronym for Constructive, collaborative Inquiry-based Multimedia E-learning and results from an NSF-funded project at Lehigh University. Site provides a prototype of media-based computer course.
  • Circle of Stories
    Circle of Stories uses documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling.
  • Computers for Schools
    "Computers for Schools" solicites computer donations nationwide, and then gives computers away to schools who apply and meet criteria. Many state have network affiliate(s) that can be contacted.
  • Convergent Learning
    The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews and Announcement Database, articles from Technology&Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' Outlook, Events and Contests listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders.
  • Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
    DLESE is a grassroots, community-based effort involving teachers, students, and scientists working together to create a library of educational resources and services to support Earth system science education, at all levels, in both formal and informal settings.
  • Diversity in Technology Groups
    A collaborative project designed to increase coordination between gender equity groups in the Northwest, as well as increase the digital equity by increasing girls' interest in technology.
  • ED proposal
    INSPIRE Reasearch narrative.
  • Education With New Technologies
    This networked community is designed to help educators develop powerful learning experiences for students through the effective integration of new technologies. Through this ENT website, one has access to thoughtful colleagues, interactive tools, detailed examples of technology-enhanced education, and a valuable collection of on-line resources.
  • Edutopia On-line
    The Foundation documents and disseminates the most exciting classrooms where innovations are taking place. It is hoped that by spotlighting inspiring teachers and students, others will consider change.
  • Electronic Emissary Project's WebCenter
    Prototyped in 1992,The Electronic Emissary is the longest-running telementoring and research effort serving K-12 students and teachers. Connections are available to resources realted to Teachers; Mentors; Teamwork; and Research.
  • Empowering 21st Century Teachers
    Home page for Milwaukee Public School's PT3 project. Includes project information, reports, activities and resources.
  • FIRST
    FIRST is committed to reaching as many students as possible to create excitement for science and technology.They provide resources for organizing robotics competition.
  • Getting the Media Message
    The purpose of this 3 year research project is to examine whether the content of media, experienced by 6th, 7th and 8th graders reinforces or hinders the development of gender and racial diversity in the Informational Technology workforce.
  • iEARN Projects
    Since 1988, iLearn has pioneered on-line linkages to enable students to engage in meaningful educational projects with peers who are near and far.Membership organization.
  • IMMEX on the Web
    The IMMEX Project at UCLA develops frameworks for the classroom integration of problem-solving technologies which provide guidelines for teacher-directed authoring of problem-solving software, for effective curriculum/software integration, for the implementation of technology for learning and assessment, for data analysis and reporting, and lastly, for development of models of student learning. Within the context of these frameworks educators use IMMEX software to present real-life situations to students in ways that help them define and understand the problem.
  • International Education and Resource Network - iEARN
    iEARN is a non-profit global network that enables young people to use the Internet and other new technologies to engage in collaborative educational projects that both enhance learning and make a difference in the world. Site contains student magazine and examples of projects.
  • Journey North:A Global Study of Wildlife Migration
    Project uses media and communications to improve math and science education. Journey North tracks a dozen migratory species each spring.
  • Knowledge Loom: What Works In Teaching and Learning
    This database includes two parts. "The Collection" includes descriptions of best practices that can be sorted by theme,state,grade,setting,school type and design.
  • Learning Anytime, Anywhere
    Arizona State University's e-Learning Network was formed to prepare adults in the underserved population to gain "anytime, anyplace_ access to technology education aimed at computer literacy and preparation for computer networking and related fields. ASU's Information Technology Fundamentals online curriculum consists of modules on topics ranging from Setting Up A Computer to Networking and have been designed for the digital divide population.
  • LeTUS Curricula
    Project-based science curricula for 4th - 9th grade.
  • Maryland State Department of Education PT3 Home Page
    Home page for the Maryland State Dept. of Education's PT3 project.
  • Math WebQuests
    A presentation from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual meeting. Includes math projects which use Internet resources to obtain relevant data.
  • NASA - MSU/Bozeman CERES Project
    Faculty at Montana State University and classroom teachers from across the nation have developed an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy.
  • National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers Project
    National Educational Technology Standards for teachers identifies what teachers should know about and be able to do with technology. Provides models for incorporating technology in teacher preparation programs and promising practices for preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology effectively for improving learning.
  • National Institute for Community Innovations
    The mission of NICI is to foster local economic and social well-being through educational innovation. Contains resources related to equity, higher education, banks, business, K-12 schools, libraries, and technology.
  • Native American Indian Art
    Numerous examples of Native American art and types of art are described and pictured to use in art education projects and curriculum.
  • Native Nevada Classroom
    This site contains lesson plans on Indian culture, environment and history. Designed for K-6 teachers in Nevada, the lessons supplement most subject areas and focus on the Great Basin tribes: the Washoe, Paiute and Shoshone.
  • NCRTEC Teaching and Learning
    Specific strategies for infusing technology into teaching and learning. Resources and lesson plans.
  • North American Council for Online Learning
    The mission of the North American Council for Online Learning is to increase educational opportunities and enhance learning by providing collegial expertise and leadership in K-12 online teaching and learning.
  • Plants of the Lewis and Clark Journals
    A project developed by middle school students. Includes background information, list of plants, and images of Lewis and Clark.
  • Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers for Technology (PT3)
    Site of University of Arkansas at Little Rock's PT3 project, which is working to build strategies for improving the technology proficiency of future teachers.
  • Project WhistleStop - Harry S. Truman
    Project WhistleStop enables educators to work with the original source material of the Harry S Truman Presidential Library; to use technology and primary sources in project based learning experiences in the classroom; and to develop an on-line resource of original Truman Library documents, photographs, records, cartoons, and other archival material for student research projects.
  • PT3 Grantees Intranet
    Comprehensive information about PT3 program including grant projects and tools, calendar, evaluation, forums and resources.
  • SchoolWorld Internet Education
    SchoolWorld Internet Education site was developed in 1996 to provide schools need the opportunity to participate in a wide range of programs and projects, not always available locally. SchoolWorld offers the opportunities for direct interaction with schools from around the world and provides a platform for using the Internet for educational enhancement.
  • Stock Market Game Worldwide
    The Stock Market Game is an education program for school kids, college students, and continuing education. SMG is the original game in USA since 1977.
  • The Futures Channel
    The FUTURES Channel is a content service for educators in any setting. It gives users direct access to outstanding video, sound, image and print resources.
  • The ICS Gateway Page
    The Interactive Communications and Simulations group (ICS) at University of Michigan serves the K-12 and higher education communities by supporting a dynamic assortment of exciting and innovative online and computer-based educational programs.
  • The Middle Ages
    This interactive exhibit, part of the Exhibits Collection, focuses on life in the Middle Ages. The exhibit explores various aspects of the Middle Ages life- feudal life, homes, clothing, health, arts&entertainment, religion and town life.
  • The Northwestern University Collaboratory Project
    The Collaboratory Project is a Northwestern University initiative that provides project consulting, training, technical advice, and Web-based resources and services to K-12 teachers and their students who are interested in using Internet technologies to advance education.
  • The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
    The Partnership for 21st Century Skills brings together educators, administrators, parents, businesses and community leaders to build a consensus on the definition of 21st century skills and to create practical Readiness Guides for these skills that are critical to each student´┐Żs success in the 21st century.
  • University of Oregon PT3 Implementation Grant Proposal
    University of Oregon's PTTT site includes a copy of the proposal and a link to "Dave Moursund's IT in Education".
  • Women Working, 1870-1930 a digital collection of primary sources for teaching, learning and research
    Women Working, 1870 - 1930 provides access to digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard's library and museum collections. This collection explores women's roles in the US economy between the Civil War and the Great Depression.