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Technology in Education:
170 Ideas and Resources for Teachers. Integrating Technology Into Planning
(http://www.ael.org/rtec/ideas.htm) 170 practicial ideas for using technology for students to facilitate
the teaching and learning process
Big List of Classroom Management Resources (http://drwilliampmartin.tripod.com/classm.html)
This website links to hundreds of classroom management sites with techniques tailored to elementary and secondary education, discipline ideas
for new and experienced teachers, tips for handling special education, suggestions for getting organized, strategies for preventing behavior problems,
sample classroom rules, ways of creating a caring community, and information on new products and services.
Teaching Tips (http://www.unl.edu/gradstud/GSAP/Teachingtips.html)
The Teaching and Learning Center at University of Lincoln Nebraska features
this current catalog of suggestions for college teachers who are looking
for fresh ways of creating the best possible environment for learning. Suggestions were gathered from UNL professors and from college teachers
elsewhere. The UNL Learning Center also features a newsletter, teaching initiatives, and Internet resources.
You Can Handle Them All (http://www.disciplinehelp.com/)
This site shares a step-by-step approach to handling misbehavior at home and in school. An overview examines the causes of misbehavior, the core needs that motivate humans, and a four-step discipline model. A behavior index applies the model to over 100 specific misbehaviors.
The New Teacher Page (http://www.new-teacher.com)
This site offers advice, ideas, and links for education students, student
teachers, first-year teachers, teacher certification candidates, and those
who think maybe, just maybe, they'd like to be an educator someday.
Helping Your Students With Homework: A Guide for Teachers (http://www.ed.gov/pubs/HelpingStudents/)
Homework is a source of frustration for many teachers. That's why Nancy Paulu of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research & Improvement (OERI) produced this site. Filled with ideas from teachers for helping make homework effective, the site is organized around 18 tips for getting homework done. Parents may want to browse Helping your Child With Homework, a related site published in 1995.
From: Jerry Taylor, Technology Integration Teacher, Greece, NY School District (http://gojerrytaylor.homepage.com) (Compliments of Blue Web'n.)
Teacher's Tool Box (http://www.inspiringteachers.com)
This site offers everything from an "Ask Our Mentor a Question" section where you can e-mail questions or concerns to a veteran teacher, to "Tips for New Teachers" (click "archives") that include inspiration, humor, and the top 10 things to do before school starts.
"By teachers, for teachers" is the goal of this site. Middle school teacher Scott Mandel and other contributing educators provide
basic teaching tips to beginning teachers--things that they can immediately implement in the classroom. It offers lesson plans and has features like "Poem of the Week" and "This Week's Stress Reduction Moment." This site also has a list of education Web sites organized by subject area and topic.
Teachers.net: Mentor Support Center
Beginning teachers will definitely want to check out the "Mentor Support Center" from Teachers.net. This feature (click "chatboards")
brings together educators in category-specific chats, such as the chatboard specifically for beginning teachers. The site also includes lesson
plans, live meetings, a bookshelf with a list of useful resources, and a newsletter.
I Love Teaching.com (http://www.iloveteaching.com)
Designed to encourage new teachers and those studying to be teachers, I Love Teaching.com offers the experiences and wisdom of a veteran teacher.
What to Expect Your First
Year of Teaching (http://www.ed.gov/pubs/FirstYear/)
The U.S. Dept. of Education offers this FREE online book (in PDF format): a compilation of award-winning first-year teachers' experiences, challenges, and successes. It includes tips on how to have a successful first year, advice from veteran teachers, and a discussion about the things for which no training could have prepared new teachers.
This page was designed for teachers, students, and parents as a shortcut to finding some of the best educational sites on the internet.
Ideas for the First
Day of School: (http://www.suelebeau.com/firstday.htm)
Multiple ideas and tips to use for the first day of school.
Kathy Schrock's Critical Evaluation Guide (http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/eval.html)
Students to Evaluate Internet Sites (http://library.albany.edu/internet/evaluate.html)
Includes activity page for evaluation practice
Criteria for Evaluating Websites (http://www.evalutech.sreb.org/criteria/)
Evaluating Websites: Criteria and Tool (http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/research/webeval.html)
World Wide Web Site Evaluation for Information Professionals (http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/Dimals/rguides/website.htm)
Evaluating Web Resources (http://www2.widener.edu/Wolfgram-Memorial-Library/webevaluation/webeval.htm)
Thinking Critically About World Wide Web Resources (http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/help/critical/index.htm)
Links to Web Evaluation Materials (http://www2.widener.edu/Wolfgram-Memorial-Library/webevaluation/cklstlnk.htm)
Evaluating Internet Research Sources (http://www.virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm)
Tutorial: Guide to Effective Searching of the Web (http://www.thewebtools.com/tutorial/tutorial.htm)
Hunts or WebQuests (http://exit3.i-55.com/~vickib/hunts.html)
Liszt , the Mailing List Directory(http://www.liszt.com/)
Offers over 90,000 mailing lists. You can search the directory, or you can browse through categories and finetune it from there.
The Newsletter Library (http://pub.savvy.com/)
This site offers over 11,000 free newsletters, and you may choose whichever categories are of interest.
Special Education Links
The Special Education Home Page (http://www.freeyellow.com/members2/specialed/)
Attention Deficit Disorder: Born to Explore! The Other Side of ADD (http://borntoexplore.org/)
Attention Deficit Disorder (http://add.miningco.com/)
All the answers you need to help youth with ADD/ADHD (http://www.youthchg.com/nws1adhd.html)
LD Resources (http://www.ldresources.com/)
LD OnLine: Learning Disabilities Resources (http://www.ldonline.org/)
Dyslexia Success Stories (http://www.greenwoodinstitute.org/resources/ressuc.html)
The George Lucas Educational Foundation (http://www.glef.org/)
Special Needs Education (SNE) Project Welcome (http://www.schoolnet.ca/sne/)
IDEA Practices (http://www.ideapractices.org/)
Special Education Materials for Teachers (http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/speced/)
"Schoolhouse Views" by Beth Bruno, School Psychologist (http://www.teachers.net/FAQ/schoolhouse/bruno12.html)
Technology Enhanced Lesson Plans
A Collection of Technology-Integrated Lesson Plans Links (http://courseweb.tac.unt.edu/rhondac/lp.htm)
Internet Resources for Teaching and Sharing (http://emints.more.net/ethemes/search.html)
This search site allows you to find all the available resources at this site that match your keyword search criteria.
Web Resources for Teachers
The Educators Network:
Where Teachers Come First (http://www.theeducatorsnetwork.com)
A wealth of resources including lesson plans, worksheets, theme units, teacher tools, rubrics,
educational news sources and more.
Resources in Technology: (http://schoolweb.missouri.edu/smithville.k12.mo.us/uptegrove/technologyresources.html)
Includes an abundance of resources for technology in the classroom from ideas about one computer classrooms to scavenger hunts and
Lesson Plans Page: ( http://www.LessonPlansPage.com)
There are over 2000 lesson plans online that are searchable by subject
and grade level.
Exercises, Quizzes, Tests:
...links to hundreds of online tools for assessment, quiz-making, test-creation, and much more
Web for Teachers (http://www.4teachers.org/)
This site includes project-based learning activities, rubrics, worksheet makers and other useful resources for teachers.
This eBoard offers an easy way to communicate with parents, students, and the community. This link
will lead you to a simple step-by-step instruction sheet for its use.
Mr. K's Links
2 Learning 4 Educators [L2L4ED] (http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Column/9885/)
A gateway for busy Grade K-8 teachers, parents and students seeking internet resources that they can use in their classrooms or at home.
Fonts for Teachers (http://desktoppub.about.com/library/fonts/bl_schoolfree.htm)
Free Mac and PC fonts that can help with the teaching of printing and cursive.
CECS 4100 Supplemental Readings (http://courseweb.tac.unt.edu/rhondac/readings.html)
Reinventing Schools: The Technology is Now! (http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/techgap/navigate.cgi)
How to Create a Webpage (http://members.aol.com/jbjtutor/HTML_class/indecks.htm)
Internet Pocket Guide for Teachers
The Free Site
There are literally hundreds of sites that allow you to have free home pages. For a list of them, see The Free Site.
Fun Clip Art
Free Educational Clip Art(http://www.teacherfiles.com)
Clip Art (http://webclipart.miningco.com/internet/design/webclipart/)
Electronic Portfolios (http://www.mehs.educ.state.ak.us/portfolios/why_digital_portfolios.html)
An in-depth look at developing electronic portfolios.
Bloom's Taxonomy (http://www.coun.uvic.ca/learn/program/hndouts/bloom.html)
Bloom's Taxonomy's Model Questions and Key Words (http://www.utexas.edu/student/utlc/handouts/1414.html)
Gardner's Multiple Intelligences -- more links (http://users.mwci.net/~sauer/links.htm)
The Center for Problem-Based Learning (http://www.imsa.edu/team/cpbl/cpbl.html)
and Multiple Technologies: (http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic68.htm)
Multiple technologies and how they can be enhanced by technology.
Learning in Hand:
This is a wonderful comprehensive site with tons of activities and suggestions for using handheld computers in the classroom.
It is created by Tony Vincent, a 5th grade teacher.