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  • A District Leaders Guide to Relationships That Support Systemic Change
    An 18-pages document that describes how schools can create "communities that work" to initiate and sustain a reform agenda for school improvement.
  • AACE Digital Library
    The Digital Library is a valuable online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and proceedings papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.
  • American Memory: Historical Collections
    American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
  • Artic Studies Center
    The Arctic Studies Center is the only U.S. government program with a special focus on northern cultural research and education.
  • Black History Pages
    The Black History Pages contains links to African American resources from early times to the present.
  • Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators
    Black Wings, an on-line Smithsonian exhibit, tells the story of how one group of Americans overcame obstacles to break into aviation.
  • CARET: Center for Applied Research in Education Technology
    CARET bridges education technology research to practice by offering research-based answers to critical questions.
  • Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education(HI-CE)
    The Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education at the University of Michigan develops learner-centered technology and curriculum that addresses major needs of schools today - Enabling all students to learn and enabling students and teachers to engage in serious intellectual inquiry around authentic, meaningful, motivating, mindful-learning experiences.
  • Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence
    CREDE is a federally funded research and development program focused on improving the education of students whose ability to reach their potential is challenged by language or cultural barriers, race, geographic location, or poverty. Includes five standards for learning and tools for implementing and assessing the standards.
  • 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.
  • Create a Graph
    An interactive website where the user selects one of four types of graphs to generate. The user then plugs in data, and sees a graph representing the data.
  • Drop Me Off in Harlem
    This website explores the intersections of themes and works that emerged from creative and intellectual voices during the Harlem Renaissance. Includes historical information about Harlem, themes and famous people.
  • Earth Observatory
    The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about Earth. The focus is on Earth's climate and environmental change.
  • ED proposal
    INSPIRE Reasearch narrative.
  • eDesk: A Review of Recent Evidence on the Effectiveness of Discrete Educational Software
    A 119-page research report about the effects of discrete software on student learning. Report also identifies areas where more research and evaluation is needed.
  • Education Technology Integration Principles - eTIPS
    The eTIPs Campus is an online learning environment that supports individual and team growth in the content and pedagogy of effective teaching with technology.
  • ESL Independent Study Lab
    The ESL Center, housed at Lewis and Clark University in Portland, OR,contains speaking and listening exercises and activities that promote learning English as a second language.
  • Gallery of Interactive Geometry
    A collection of interactive geometry activities developed by the Geometry Center at the University of Minnesota.
  • Gender and Science Digital Library
    The Gender & Science Digital Library aims to provide high-quality digital resources to 1) help educators promote interest and engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics education by learners of all ages, particularly females, 2) encourage learners to pursue science education and future careers in science, 3) provide an inter-disciplinary examination of the role of gender in the creation, teaching and learning of science, and 4) build community among all interested users.
  • 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.
  • Journal of Technology, Learning and Assessment
    The JTLA was established in response to a growing interest in the intersection of computer-based technology, learning, and assessment. The JTLA provides an interdisciplinary forum where initiatives that combine technology, learning theory, and assessment are shared.
  • Latinos, Computers and the Internet
    A comprehensive fact sheet about Latinos and the digital divide. Includes information about Internet access, computers at home and technology used in employment.
  • LeTUS Curricula
    Project-based science curricula for 4th - 9th grade.
  • Listing of Standards for Tech Literacy
    Twenty standards to guide educators, schools and programs to prepare students to be technologically literate.
  • Logo Foundation
    The Logo Foundation supports the teaching and learning of logo. Website contains history of logo,workshop schedule, articles and resources to assist teachers.
  • National Institute for Urban School Improvement
    The National Institute for Urban School Improvement (NIUSI) advocates for inclusive urban schools. NIUSI recognizes that urban schools are the nexus for negotiating the complexities of ability, ethnicity, language, privilege, power, and class.
  • National Leadership Institute Toolkit
    An online Tool Kit designed to assist educators to implement "No Child Left Behind" federal mandate.
  • Oregon Teaching and Learning Resources
    The Oregon Teaching and Learning Resources web site provides teachers with easy access to resources that are strongly matched with Oregon academic standards. Resources help teachers understand the standards, design effective instruction, and assess student learning.
  • Project VIEW
    Project VIEW, a Federal Technology Innovation Challenge Grant is led by the Schenectady City School District. This program is designed to open the classroom door so that students and teachers can engage in an array of learning opportunities by utilizing interactive education technology which accesses content-rich resources, activities and the exchange of ideas.
  • Science Is Fun
    The master of chemical demonstrations, University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, shares the fun of science through home science activities, demonstration shows, videos, and books.
  • Simple SokoMind logic puzzles
    The "simple" SokoMind logic puzzles are freeware puzzles for Windows 95 (and higher) that can engage students as young as kindergarten in insightful problem solving activities. This software fits on a floppy disk and can easily be distributed.
  • Teaching Diverse Learners (TDL)
    TDL is dedicated to enhancing the capacity of teachers to work effectively and equitably with all students. It includes information about Teaching and Learning Strategies; Assessment; Policy; Strategies for working with families; and organizations.
  • Teaching History in Inclusive Classrooms: Technology-Based Practices and Tools
    An 8-page document describing ways to use technology when teaching history.
  • Technology Foundation Standards for Students
    The technology foundation standards for students are divided into six broad categories. Teachers can use these standards and profiles as guidelines for planning technology-based activities in which students achieve success in learning, communication, and life skills.
  • 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.
  • Tools: Visualization and Modeling
    The Center for Innovative Learning Technologies (CILT) was founded in October 1997 with a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to stimulate the development and study of important, technology-enabled solutions to critical problems in K-14 science, mathematics, engineering, and technology learning. Website contains people, resources, events and themes to support technology education.
  • 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".
  • Visual Thesaurus
    An experiment in language and interface, Plumb Design's Visual Thesaurus is both an artistic exploration and a tool to explore, study, and analyze the structure of language. By displaying the interrelationships between words and meanings as spatial maps, the Visual Thesaurus translates language into a visible architecture.
  • West Georgia PT3 Grant
    Site describes State University of West Georgia's PT3 project. Includes "Background", "Partners" and links to related websites.