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EDUCATION AND TEACHING


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  1. 101 Top College, University and Scholarship Pages - The Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid Page is designed to offer college bound students, parents, and counselors easy access to information on colleges and universities throughout the United States, free college scholarship and financial aid searches, SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more.
  2. AEMS: Asian Education Media Service - "Our mission is to promote understanding of Asian cultures and peoples and to assist teachers at all levels, from elementary schools to colleges and universities, and other individuals and groups, in learning and teaching about Asia."
  3. A-to-Z Teacher Stuff - Quick Lesson Ideas
  4. A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
  5. About Guide to Secondary School Educators
  6. Academic Employment Network
  7. All Academic: The Guide to Free Academic Resources Online - All Academic is an academic index. It is designed to provide scholars and researchers with useful on-line source information about scholarly works.
  8. American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) - access to the addresses, phone numbers, and Web sites of some 2,000 community colleges in the United States, the AACC site also includes a wealth of information on all aspects of two year colleges, including historical background, recent news items, relevant legislative issues, statistics, events calendar, job openings, grants, and more.
  9. America's Best Colleges - US News Online
  10. American Memory
  11. American School Directory - The Internet Home For All K-12 Schools.
  12. Ask Dr. Math
  13. AskERIC
  14. Association for Experiential Education Home Page (AEE)
  15. Blackboard.com - "At Blackboard.comSM, you can teach online for free, take distance-learning courses, utilize 239 discipline-specific resource centers and customize them to match your own classes, share tips and information with other online teachers and students, and much more."
  16. Brookings Brown Center on Education Policy - "The Brown Center on Education Policy conducts research on topics in American education, with a special focus on efforts to improve academic achievement in elementary and secondary schools."
  17. CEA - Travelabroad.com - Cultural Experiences Abroad was founded in 1996 to provide international education opportunities for U.S. and Canadian college students of all language levels and majors. Today, we send thousands of students on study abroad programs at 20 universities in eight countries including Australia, Costa Rica, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Mexico and Spain.
  18. California State University Home Page
  19. Campus Program - access to over 50,000 US/Canadian university and college program department sites covering over 300 fields of study.
  20. CampusTours.com - clearinghouse for virtual tours and campus maps
  21. Careers in Oceanography - directory of resources on Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science & Marine Biology
  22. Children's Literature Web Guide
  23. Class.com - Class.com is fully accredited Internet-based independent study high school where students can earn High School Diploma.
  24. College Admissions - The Mining Company - a source of information on college admissions, college applications, financial aid , testing, college search, and college selection.. for your reference page
  25. College Board Online - Standardized test and financial aid information, career searches, college searches, and much more.
  26. College Grad Job Hunter
  27. CollegeJournal - "Prepare for a career with news and information from The Wall Street Journal and search thousands of entry-level and internship job listings."
  28. College Navigator - "College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7,000 postsecondary institutions in the United States - such as programs offered, retention and graduation rates, prices, aid available, degrees awarded, campus safety, and accreditation."
  29. CollegeNET - Internet Guide to Colleges and Universities.
  30. CollegeSurfing.com - "Find career colleges, technical, and trade schools free, fast and easily. Search by degree program, location and subject at CollegeSurfing.com."
  31. Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid Page - an online directory of college and university admissions office email addresses and telephone numbers, college scholarship and financial aid office email addresses, and links to the home pages and online applications of more than a thousand colleges and universities.
  32. CollegeView.com - features a virtual guidance office and college search function
  33. Community Learning Network (British Columbia)


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  1. Degree Jungle: Best Online Colleges - "An objective look at the best online colleges and universities in the U.S. Site lists the top online universities in America. Schools were ranked by weighing several metrics., The top online universities for 2011 ranked objectively and transparently. Find the best online colleges by tuition, financial aid, graduation rates and more."
  2. DEN - Digital Education Network
  3. Digital Classroom - "Welcome to the Digital Classroom! To encourage teachers of students at all levels to use archival documents in the classroom, the Digital Classroom provides materials from the National Archives and methods for teaching with primary sources."
  4. Discovery Channel School
  5. Discovery Education - "Powered by the number 1 non-fiction media brand in the world, Discovery Education transforms classrooms and inspires teachers with engaging content and services that measure and improve student achievement."
  6. Early childhood.com - "Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. You will find articles about developmentally appropriate practice, child health, safety and behavior as well as links to teacher resources and networking opportunities."
  7. EdHelper.com - A teacher oriented education directory, database and search engine that currently has lesson plans, WebQuests, file downloads and other resources.
  8. Educating.net - Education search engine for homeschooling, K-12, traditional or distance learning university degrees, college scholarship assistance, references, electronic libraries, continuing education, professional re-training, fun learning, homework help, and teacher resources.
  9. Education Encyclopedia - StateUniversity.com - This encyclopedia is a collection with thousands of reference articles on a range of higher education topics.
  10. Education Index - an annotated guide to the best education-related sites on the Web. They're sorted by subject and lifestage, so you can find what you're looking for quickly and easily.
  11. EducationNews.org - "The World's Leading Source of Education News 7 Days a Week"
  12. Education Planet - "Education Web Guide helps teachers, students and parents to quickly and safely find over 110,000 quality educational resources, including top Web sites, software, videos and supplies to maps, news and books as well as more than 16,000 lesson plans."
  13. Education Statistics - Yahoo
  14. Educational Testing Service Network - definitive information about college and graduate school admissions and placement tests, with sample test questions, test preparation, and test registration.
  15. Educause
  16. Education World
  17. Electronic Archives for Teaching the American Literatures
  18. Electronic Emissary
  19. eLearners.com - Find 813 Online Degrees, Online Colleges, Online Universities & More.
  20. Exploratorium, The - The Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception
  21. FastWEB - tailored scholarship search of over 180,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and grants, available to students for free.
  22. FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page - Provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.
  23. Franklin Institute Virtual Science Museum
  24. Free Application for Federal Student Aid - Are you considering attending a college or career school? Which one to attend is one of the most important decisions you need to make. Another is how you're going to pay for your education. To help you, the U.S. Department of Education offers a variety of student financial aid programs. This site helps you to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  25. Free Online Courses and Education - "Prospective students who searched for Free Online Courses and Education found the articles, information, and resources on this page helpful."
  26. FunBrain.com - "The Internet's #1 Education Site for K-8."


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  1. Gateway to 21st Century Skills - "The key to one-stop, any-stop access to high quality lesson plans, curriculum units and other education resources on the Internet."
  2. GetDegrees.com - GetDegrees.com can help you find accredited and non-accredited college information on 1000's of online degree and campus-based programs. Find higher education degrees and higher education college courses. Easily compare accredited online colleges and online degrees.
  3. Global SchoolNet Foundation
  4. GMAT and Business School - Preparing to take the Graduate Management Admission Test.
  5. GradSchools.com - world-wide index of graduate and post-graduate programs
  6. GRE Online - the official site for those about to take the Graduate Record Examination, the standardized test used by graduate schools to determine whether you retained anything after college.
  7. GRE QOTD
  8. Home-Schooling
  9. Homeschool Social Register - Over 30,000 pages for most towns and cities in U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, with other countries coming soon. Hundreds of links to support groups and other homeschool resources.
  10. Home-School World - comprehensive site by Practical Home-Schooling magazine.
  11. Houghton Mifflin School District - an educational resource store
  12. Intel in Education - free curriculum and other educational tools for teachers.


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  1. Kaplan Center - The Kaplan Center offers exam preparation and a variety of other services
  2. K-12 History on the Internet Resource Guide
  3. Kidport - "Kidport provides a unique, multi-step program to teach K-8 students thinking and learning skills. Kidport also provides math, science, social studies and language arts interactive education modules and reference materials."
  4. LSAT Sample Questions - Free LSAT prep questions and videos.
  5. Learning Disabilities Online - "an interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children."
  6. The Learning Page - "The Learning Page provides free, downloadable worksheets and lesson plans for teachers and parents of elementary level schoolchildren. There are hundreds of pages in theme-based and basic skills categories."
  7. LessonPlansPage.com - "Home to over 1000 free lesson plans."
  8. Math, Science, and Technology Education
  9. Medical Mnemonics.com - "A free, non-profit, online searchable database of medical mnemonics to help remember the important details."
  10. MicroWorlds
  11. MIT OpenCourseWare Project - This Massachusetts Institute of Technology site allows you free access to the syllabus, lecture notes, exams and answers, and in some cases, even videotaped lectures of 32 MIT courses. By the 2006-2007 school year, MIT plans to publish the course materials for virtually all 2,000 its graduate and undergraduate courses. (Note: no course credits are available online).
  12. Montessori Network


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  1. National Center for Educational Statistics
  2. National Education Association
  3. National Geographic Education Guide - National Geographic sites geared toward the teaching community.
  4. National PTA
  5. National Science Teachers Association
  6. Notable Citizens of Planet Earth - Biographical Dictionary of over 18,000 people
  7. NOVA Online: Teachers - "Welcome to NOVA's new Teachers site. To help serve you better, we have created a searchable database of all our educational materials, an ever-growing collection of more than 500 separate resources."
  8. Nursing Explorer - "Our website offers information for students who are interested in learning more about nursing career and the different types of nursing education paths. We also offer information on nursing entrance exams, glossary, searchable nursing scholarships database, a directory of over 6,500 nursing programs, and a lot more."
  9. Nursing School 411 - "If you are looking for a career where you can help people while also earning excellent compensation in one of the fastest growing career fields, pursuing a degree in nursing may be a good fit for you. Nursing Schools 411 is a comprehensive guide that will provide you with essential information about nursing careers and school options for earning a degree to start or advance your career."
  10. Ocean Planet Home Page/Smithsonian
  11. Online Degree Reviews - Online degree reviews written by real students. Unbiased and trusted information about online colleges. Over 2000 reviews submitted.
  12. Online MBA Programs - "Online MBA Programs is here to help you find the best online degrees and programs for getting your masters. We will have the top programs available by school along with what schools are known for their degrees. Keep checking back weekly for updates as the site will be constantly changing and bringing you the information you're looking for!"
  13. PBS TeacherSource - "PBS and its member stations are standing by with extensive high-quality and time-saving tools that can help you make the most of your teaching. PBS TeacherSource makes it easy to locate and use the best television and Web resources available."
  14. Plagiarism - "An organization dedicated to assuring academic work originality and maintaining high standards of ethics by providing institutes of learning with an easy means of deterring and detecting plagiarism."
  15. Planetpals Earthzone - EARTHZONE,home of the PLANETPALS; a children's interactive web site with lots of freebies and lots of fun! A PLANETPALS free card game, free recycle kits, free coloring book, free contest, an interactive quiz, click and stick email stickers, free email greetings, crafts, kids club and much more!
  16. Planet Science
  17. Princeton Review, The - College Test Preparation.


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  1. Quia! - Create you own learing activities
  2. Quest - "NASA Quest Challenges are FREE Web-based, interactive explorations designed to engage students in authentic scientific and engineering processes. The solutions relate to issues encountered daily by NASA personnel."
  3. ReadyWeb
  4. Research-It!
  5. SAT NYT
  6. SAT Preparation
  7. SAT QOTD
  8. Scholastic Inc. Internet Center
  9. School Psychology Resources Online
  10. SchoolMatch - Looking for a school? Find a school/school system anywhere throughout the US.
  11. SchooX - "Online Education Social Network with online courses. Members can learn online and sharing their knowledge by publishing and attending online courses. Over 1000 online classes for all members."
  12. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Classified list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth.
  13. Smithsonian Office of Elementary Secondary Education
  14. Star Child, The - learning center for young astronomers
  15. Student Center, The - An organization for college students, high school students, and teenagers.
  16. Student Guide - Resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. It covers the Department's major aid programs, including Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and PLUS Loans.
  17. Student Market
  18. Surfing the Net with Kids


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  1. TEAMS Distance Learning
  2. Teachers@Random - a resource center for teachers from Random House Children's Publishing
  3. Teacher's Edition Online
  4. Teachers Helping Teachers
  5. UltrasoundTechnicianCenter.org - "UltrasoundTechnicianCenter.org - where you get best and free resources for ultrasound technician schools, organizations, salaries, jobs, ultrasound knowledge, career facts and more."
  6. U.S. Department of Education
  7. Virtual SchoolHouse


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  1. World Wide Learn _ A directory of courses, classes, tutorials, workshops and degree programs offered exclusively online and available to adult learners worldwide.
  2. zeroBio - "This is a website for high school science students. You'll find a variety of interactive quizzes, games and puzzles to practice what you're learning in Grade 9 Science, Grade 11 Biology and Grade 12 Biology. There are also some specific student resources for each course."

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