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abcteach: The purpose of abcteach is to provide educationally sound suggestions that help with learning and teaching. abcteach provides on line materials for easy and immediate use by kids, student teachers, teachers, parents, and other visitors to the site.

Aesop's Fables - Online Collection: Self-explanatory: a collection of Aesop's fables.

AIM Manufacturing - How Things are Made: AIM has developed an introductory website for kids and adults showing how various items are made. It covers over 40 different products and manufacturing processes, and includes almost 4 hours of manufacturing video. It is targeted towards non-engineers.

American Memory - Library of Congress: Library of Congress searchable database of historical media (books, manuscripts, sheet music, maps, motion pictures, photos and prints, and sound recordings. Includes 70 collections, classroomo tie-ins. Media searchable by time period, place, category.

American School Directory: A site for obtaining accurate and timely information on K-12 schools. For the past five years ASD has provided every K-12 school with a free web site containing unique features.

Aplusmath: A site dedicated to helping students improve their math skills. There is a Homework Helper, Game Room (e.g., Flash Cards, Math Word Find), Flashcard Creator, and Worksheets

Archaeology Magazine: An official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Artcyclopedia: Guide to Art on the Internet: Type in the artist's name or work, a movement or subject, and this art search engine sketches out a list of related links.

ARTSEDGE: The National Arts and Education Information Network: Arts news and events, teaching materials for putting the Arts in all disciplines, professional resources.

AskERIC - Education Resources Information Center: A federally-funded (USDOE) national information system that provides, through its 16 subject-specific clearinghouses, associated adjunct clearinghouses, and support components, a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues. It is more than just lesson plans and educational resources. Hosted by the Information Institute of Syracuse.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum development (ASCD): An international, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of professional educators. Education news, reading room, training, online store.

Awesome Library - K-12 Education Directory: An internet library database. It organizes the web with over 15,00 reviewed resources including the top 5% in education.



Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA): A California program with local participating agencies that supports individuals in their first and second years of teaching through mentoring and coaching, professional development and training activities, and assessment of professional growth.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids is brought to the World Wide Web as a service of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Ben's Guide serves as the educational component of GPO Access.

Bibliomania: Free Online Literature, Biographies, Book Summaries, and Reference Books.

Bigchalk - The Education Network [now Proquest]: Links to online educational resources for educators and students.

Bill Nye Science Guy: FAQs, Suggested Reading, Episode Guides, Demo of the Day, Home Demos (doing science at home). "Remember, Science Rules!"

Biography Resource - Lives: Bills itself as the largest guide to Biography sites on the web.

Biology in Motion: Dr. Saul has created animations, interactive activities, and cartoons designed to make learning biology a richer, more engaging experience.

BookAdventure: A free reading motivation program for children in Grades k-8. Children create their own book list from over 5400 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on books they've read offline, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.

BrainPOP - Health, Science, Technology Animation and Educational Site for Kid: Short, animated movies explain how things work. Includes health, science, and technology movies. Good for intermediate-jr. high.

BrainPOP Jr - K-3: Science, Social Studies, Writing, Reading, Math, and Health animated movies for grades K-3. Each movie topic is supported by comic strips, games, jokes, activity pages, vocabulary words, and quizzes as well as lesson plans for teachers and information for parents.

BTSA (Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment):The Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) Program provides opportunities for fully-prepared first and second year teachers to expand and deepen their teaching knowledge and skill.

Building a School Web Site: Designed for beginning teachers and students, this guide is a tutorial on building websites.



Calculations On-Line: Martindale's Reference Desk: A multitude of calculations and calculators in a host of subjects. A superb reference site!

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC): Everything you ever needed to know on credentialing in California.

California Department of Education (CDE): Subject list: Teaching, Learning and Technology; State & School Finance, Research and Statistical Information; Healthy Children, Youth and Families; Special, Alternative and Continuing Education; Legal and Legislative Information; Grant Information

California Department of Education (CDE) - Acronyms: As indicated, a listing of acronyms used by CDE.

California Teacher Exams - CSET/SSAT: California teaching credential candidates are required by law to verify their subject matter knowledge and competencies and are provided two alternative paths for fulfilling this requirement. One way is to complete a program of subject matter preparation

California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP):Funded by the Education Technology Local Assistance Program, CTAP focuses on promoting the effective use of educational technology through regional coordination of educational support services based on local needs. Info on grants, instructional resources, professional development, state buying and licensing, standards and assessment.

CasaNotes - Tool: Designed to allow teachers to quickly make, and customize, typical notes (in Spanish or English) sent home to parents or given to the students. This is done by using customizable templates

Center for Apllied Linguistics - ESL: Databases/Directories; Clearinghouses; Centers; Products; Services; Projects;  Links for English as a Second Language Education.

César E. Chávez Model Curriculum-CDE: From the California State Department of Education: a curriculum based on the life and achievements of César Chávez.

Child Safety [also, Missing Kids]: Prevention against child abuse - teachers materials

Children's Literature Web Guide (CLWG): The Children's Literature Web Guide is an attempt to gather together and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for Children and Young Adults. Searchable database of teaching ideas for specific books (Doucette Index), and other references.

Civil War Photographs: Subsection of American Memory web site described above.

Classroom Management [Teacher Created Resources]: Many areas discussed per the topic., ranging from organization to classroom decor, to discipline. Ideas for bulletin boards, Icebreakers, etc.

Cool Graphics: Clip Art, Backgrounds, Animations, Icons: Self-explanatory. - An Amusement Park of Mathematics: This "amusement park of math" sports a multitude of number games. A wide variety of math "fun" drills and games from the basics up through algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus.

Crayola for Educators: Rich hands-on art learning experiences, linked with core curriculum standards. New lessons are added each week.

Creating Web Pages (Introductory Level): Links to two types of resources related to the study of Creating Web pages. Curricular resources and lesson plans.

CSET/SSAT - California Teacher Exams: California teaching credential candidates are required by law to verify their subject matter knowledge and competencies and are provided two alternative paths for fulfilling this requirement. One way is to complete a program of subject matter preparation. The other is through an exam.

CyberBee - Adventures of: Curriculum ideas, research tools, treasure hunts, etc.



Dance Directory: From Balkan and Ballet to Zydeco - any link you ever wanted on dance.

Digital Education Network - Actden: Free online software tutorials (Explorer, Powerpoint, Office, etc.) and courses (TOEFL prep, writing, information technology skills, astronomy, etc.).

Dinosaurs - BBC: A huge site which is filled with facts, timelines, and even some games on the topic of dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs Teeth, Eating Habits and Lifestyles: Provides a list of resources from college and government websites that contain information about dinosaurs.

Directory - Teacher Education Training Programs: A complete directory on the web of teacher education degree and certificate programs. It includes over 20,000 teacher education degree and certificate programs, offered by over 1,700 colleges and school districts across the U.S.

Dositey - Math, English Software, Games, Worksheets for grades K-8: Free interactive lessons, exercises and worksheets, educational games, open-ended questions in Math and Language Arts, and more.

Dotster (Website Host): Host site for webpages.

Drama Studies: Standards and Lesson Plans [part of Lesson Plan Central]:Teacher standards, lesson plans, and resources in the field of drama/theatrical arts.

Dr. Seuss's Seussville!: An interactive site which brings Dr. Seuss' books to life. Printable activites and Shockwave games draw on his familiar characters and themes.



Earthquake Hazards Program - Northern California: News, preparedness, FAQs, links

EconEdLink: A program of the National Council on Economic Education and members of the MarcoPolo consortium. A source of classroom tested, internetbased economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students.

EdHelper: Free Lesson Plans, WebQuests, Worksheets, and Teacher Tools. Organized by months and topics.

Education Place - Houghton Mifflin: Elementary resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies Centers, Intervention, Professional Development, searchable activity database, educational games, and textbook support.

Education Planet - Education Web Guide: Educator-approved resources and services. TONS of lesson plans and resources. Find educational supplies, web sites, videos, lesson plans, software, maps, books.

Education Resources Information Center (AskERIC): A federally-funded (USDOE) national information system that provides, through its 16 subject-specific clearinghouses, associated adjunct clearinghouses, and support components, a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues. It is more than just lesson plans and educational resources.

Education World: Lesson plans by subject, news, articles;  Centers (by subject) include "toolbox", lessons, themes, standards by topic;  Communities (including Special Education);  Grants center, message boards, professional development, resources, world schools directory, etc. A very extensive, well-laid-out and up-to-date site.

Educational Testing Service: All about ETS and its tests;  SAT, AP, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, PRAXIS, SLS, Higher Education Assessment.

Educators Network [part of Teacher Planet]: Access to all your favorite features, including LessonPlans4Teachers, Units4Teachers, Rona's Teacher Tools, Savings4Teachers, and many more.

EduHound - K-12: A directory of educational resources created by the same folks that give you THE Journal Online. The links provide both web-based resources and resources that you can order for use in your classroom and library. Check out EduPuppy for the K-2 grades.

EduScapes: Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson have designed this website to share a love of learning with others. As authors and educators, they work with teachers, parents, and children around the world to effectively integrate technology into teaching and learning enviroments.

EdWeb: On-line educational resources around the world, learn about trends in education policy and information infrastructure development, examine success stories of computers in the classroom, etc.

Enchanted Learning: A site designed for preschool children and older. A variety of free topics and activities to explore such as: nursery rhymes, geography, bats, explorers, inventors, puzzles, art projects, etc. Software is also available for purchase.

English as a Second Language - Links: Yahoo!'s ESL directory.

EnglishBanana: English and Drama resources for teachers, students, and parents.

English Server (EServer): Accessible writing. Contains works in 42 collections on such diverse topics as contemporary art, race, Internet studies, drama, design, gender studies, accessible publishing, and current political and social issues.

ERIC (Now part of the Educator's Reference Desk): From the Information Institute of Syracuse. Resources, links, leson plans, etc.

Exploratorium: If you have not yet been to San Francisco's Exploratorium, check it out here. Housed within the walls of San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a collage of 650 science, art, and human perception exhibits. The Exploratorium is a leader in the movement to promote the museum as an educational center.



Fact Monster: Encyclopedia, Homework Help, and Dictionary: Kids can troll this site for facts about sports, people, science, and more. It's an atlas, dictionary, almanac, encyclopedia, and homework-help center rolled into one.

Family Education Network: Parenting advice, child development and family reference at

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE): Hundreds of education resources supported by agencies across the U.S. Federal government are now easier to find. Subjects include: Arts, Educational technology, Foreign languages, Health and Safety, Language arts, Mathematics, Physical education, Science, studies, Vocational education.

Finance - Yahoo: Finance information, links provided by Yahoo.

First Year of Teaching: US DOE's pep talk to new teachers. Publication looking at issues, techniques, etc. for first year teachers.

FirstGov for Kids - Links: U.S. government interagency Kid's Portal. It provides links to Federal kid's sites along with some of the best kid's sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.

Fisher-Price Games - Online Games and Activities: Online games and learning activities from Fischer-Price Co. Each group of activities--for infants, toddlers, or preschoolers--requires a different level of keyboarding skill.

Fordham Foundation: Education and Special Education research, policies, etc. Publications in hard copy or downloadable.

Free Work Sheets for Educators: As the name implies, a slew of worksheets for elementary level teachers.

FunBrain - Site for K-8 Teachers and Kids: Site for K-8 Teachers and Kids. An educational take on games. Organized by age and category.

Funology - Abracadabra!: Site for kids with games, crafts, jokes, experiments, and funky facts.


G - Students, parents, and teachers site with fun ativities per geography.

Geography Links - Yahoo: Yahoo!'s geography index. Resources, data, and websites regarding topics on geography, maps, and GIS.

Global Schoolhouse: Online collaborative learning resources.

Great Books Online [Bartleby's]: An internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse providing students/researchers with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

GreatSchools: Mission is to improve education by inspriring parents to be involved. Links to all school levels. Sections include health and development, academics and activities, learning disabilities [contains all of the past Schwab Learning content], involvement opportunities at schools, choosing the right school for your child, community blogs, and school information for many major cities (including Sacramento, CA).



History/Social Studies for K - 12 Teachers [part of Score]: The major purpose of this site is to encourage the use of the World Wide Web as a tool for learning and teaching and to provide some help for K-12 classroom teachers in locating and using the resources pertaining to the social sciences.

History - Valley of the Ancients: An introduction to ancient civilizations, specifically Sumeria, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

HistoryWired: An experimental program through which you can take a virtual tour of selected objects from the vast collections of the National Museum of American History.

Homework Center - Infoplease: A site that includes timelines, homework help, study advice, and writing tip.

Hot Potatoes - Puzzlemaker: Program enables you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled sentences, crossword, matching/ordering, and gap-fill exercises. Free to educators.

How Stuff Works: Fun, well-designed, kid-friendly site. I did not find a reference for "condenser" (at least not the automotive, non-air conditioner related, type), but was fascinated by what I found in the meantime.

Hyperhistory - World History Online: 2,000 files covering 3,000 years of world history.



Inclusive Technology - IntelliMathics (Math software): Virtual math manipulative software. Program comes with a series of predesigned activity templates to expose students to a wide variety of math topics.

Internet Content for the Classroom - MarcoPolo [Part of Class Brain]: A no-cost, standards-based internet content for the K-12 teacher and classroom. Online resources include panel-reviewed links, lesson plans, activities, materials, and powerful search engines.

Internet2: Internet2 is a consortium being led by over 190 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet.

Invention Dimension: MIT's inventors' page, with "Inventor of the Week", links and resources, awards, "The Inventor's Handbook, news.

Intel - Innovation in Education: Intel's education sitemap.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE): Education technology society: news, journals, resources, research, bookstore.



JigZone- Jigsaw Puzzles: The JigZone is a place on the internet for free online jigsaw puzzles.



KID_INFO: Bill's itself as "The Web's Best Student Homework, Reference, and Resource." A great starting point for students to do indexed research by subject.

KidsKonnect: A question-answering, help and referral service to k-12 students on the Internet. The goal of the service is to help students access and use the information available on the internet effectively and effficiently.

Kids' Vid: Kids' Vid is an instructional web site that gives teachers and students the tools necessary to implement video production in the classroom.



Landmark Project - Web Building/Resources: Provides links to information building blocks: websites, pages, and interactive tools that provide information in the form of a raw material.

Language and Translation Center - Martindale's Reference Desk: Translations and dictionaries for a multitude of languages. Includes ASL and other international Sign Language translations.

Learn2: Commercial site with e-tutorials on tech subjects and some ed subjects

Learning Space Online Teacher Network: Site provides educators with opportunities and tools to develop, implement, and share effective uses of technology to improve student learning. Affiliated with ISTE.

Lesson Bank - TeachersNet: Moderated by Dr. Bernie Poole, University of Pittsburg. The Teachers.Net Lesson Bank posts lesson plans via a template on a myriad of subjects. Teachers may use or submit these lesson plans for free.

LessonPlansPage: Free PreK-12 teacher resources and lesson plans on the net.

Lesson Plans - PreK-Kindergarten: Preschool lesson plans & themes have children's games, crafts, health and manners lessons, and worksheets. These preschool lesson plans e-booklets are each filled with 5 days of preschool themes and activities.

Library of Congress: The site mission is to make the LofC resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

Library of Congress - American Memory: Tie-ins to American Memory project (see above): includes Features, Lesson Ideas, Activities, Research Tools, Educators' Programs.

Lil' Fingers Storybooks: Lil' Fingers is a storybook site for toddler age children with games, storybooks and coloring pages. The free toddler stories, activities and holiday sections are designed with bright colors and big buttons for little fingers to click on.

LittleClickers: Web explorations for Kids ages 6-12.

LS Technology - Learning Space Online: Specific internet training and website building for educators. Site provides educators with opportunities and tools to develop, implement, and share effective uses of technology to improve student learning. Affiliated with ISTE.



Map Machine - National Geographic: National Geographic provides photographic and illustrative maps of any region of the world. There is also a Flags and Facts section to learn more about any specific country.

Math Cats - Fun Math for Elementary Kids: Math Cats injects some fun into kids' math studies with puzzles, interactive projects, contests, and printable activities that offer entertaining ways to explore a sometimes intimidating subject.

Math Forum: Resources for teaching math at all levels. math resources by subject, math education, key issues in math, math library, math research, student center, teachers' place, parents and citizens pages: searchable. Also contains "Ask Dr. Math" archives.

Math Learning Center: Contains materials, resources, and links to a number of math sites that provide free virtual manipulatives useful in mathematics education.

Math (TouchMath): TouchMath is a multi-sensory teaching approach that bridges manipulation and memorization. Useful for any student struggling to develop basic math calulation skills.

Math Word Problems for Children: The goal of this math website is to help elementary and middle school children improve their math problem solving and critical-thinking skills. It has over 6,000 math word problems for children to enjoy!

Mathematic Fun Lessons: Developed by Cynthia Lanius at Rice University. Fun interactive k - 12 grade level activities in various math topics.

MathLinks - Mrs. Dingman: This page was created to provide resources for children, parents, and teachers. The sites listed can provide extra skill practice, remediation, and/or enrichment.

Multicultural Pavilion: Resources and dialogues for educators, students and activists. Features projects, activities, research, discussion forums, etc.

Multiplication Facts: Teach ALL students the times tables. This site contains the techniques, tips, and secrets used by master teachers.



National Archives and Records Administration (NARA): The Digital Classroom provides materials from the National Archives and methods for teaching with primary sources.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC): NAGC is an organization of parents, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of gifted children and youth.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: Prevention against child abuse - teachers materials.

National Center on Educational Outcomes: Provides national leadership in the participation of students with disabilities and limited English proficient students in national and state assessments, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements. The menu options lead to information about NCEO, its projects, its research findings and publications, and other related resources.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the U.S.A. and other nations.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) - iMath: Lessons that are online, interactive, multimedia math investigations. All i-Maths are built around interactive math applets, and some also include video clips. Grade levels pre-K - 12. Meets all NCTM standards.

National Geographic Society: The interactive website of the National Geographic Society.

National Public Radio (NPR): Kid's page by National Public Radio.

Native-American, Cradleboard: CradleBoard Teaching Project provides lesson plans and curriculum on Native American culture.

NativeWeb:"Resources for Indigenous Cultures around the World." News, e-communities, books and music.

New American High Schools Initiative: This federal initiative supports high school reform.

New York Times Learning Network: News-oriented resource site with student, teacher, parent sections.

Notable Pics: A tool that allows K-16 teachers and students to use their own photographs (or those which they have copyright permission) as the basis of a web-based lesson. Once the teacher has uploaded a photograph, the teacher can add facts to areas of Notable Pics.

NovelGuide: A free source for literary analysis on the web. They provide an educational supplement for the understanding of classic and contemporary Literature Profiles, Metaphor Analysis, Theme Analyses, and Author Biographies



Office of Vocational and Adult Education (USDOE): "On this site, you will find information about programs, grants, and events related to adult education and vocational education; school-to-work; high school reform; community colleges; correctional education; tribal colleges and universities; community technology centers; empowerment zones and enterprise communities; and teacher development activities."

On-Line Educational Resources: Teaching and learning resources from federal agencies.



Paper Online: A site dedicated to exploring "paper."

PE Central: Physical/Health Education Teachers: Very inclusive site for PE lesson ideas, assessment ideas, Adapted PE, Preschool PE, professional information, Job Center, research, PE store, links, resources:   from the University of Vermont.

Periodic Table of Elements: is a quick referece for chemisty students offering Periodic Tables, and other information about the elements.

Personal Educational Press: This web site lets you turn your computer and printer into a printing press for free educational materials such as flashcards and game boards. This online tool runs directly off your browser - there are no plug-ins to install, no software to buy.

Pics4learning: Looking for images for your classes to use legally in class projects and reports? Pics4learning put together this site of images, along with a clear use policy for images. Teachers can get ideas for groups projects or reports using technology in the lessons. is a study resource for junior high, high school, college students, teachers and home schooling parents. Contains a large library of Literature Summaries, with 372 booknotes / chapter summaries / study notes online currently, and more.

Plays4Kids - USA: Included on this site are plays for K-12 students with appropriate age levels suggested.

PORTICAL (Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership): Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership. A portal full of administrative resources.

Psychology (Encyclopedia of) - Psychology Websites: "All things" pertaining to psychology. Links, information, etc.

Puzzlemaker: A puzzle generation tool for educators, parents, and students. Word search, crossword and math puzzles, word lists.



Reading Upgrade - Struggling Readers: Online approach to teaching adolescents or adults how to read. Grades3-12. Uses pop teaching songs, MTV-style learning videos, and reading games, students actually enjoy moving through a rigorous, research-based reading course.

Responsive Classroom: An approach to teaching and learning, kindergarten thru eighth grade. Developed by classroom teachers; consists of practical strategies for bringing together social and academic learning.



Sacramento City Unified School District: Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) home page.

San Juan Unified School District: In Sacramento, California area. SJUSD home page.

SchoolExpress: An educational portal website. Links to thousands of Free Worksheets, hundreds of Free Software programs, Online Kids Activities, ePhonics, and links to educational sites.

SchoolNet's Web Page Tutorial (Index): Purpose of this site is to introduce students and teachers to the basics of Web authoring.

Science Gems: Frank Potter's Science Gems. Links to great science resources, for students, parents, teachers, scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

Science Learning Network: A top collection of science links for students and teachers. Many links to a myriad of science museums.

Science - Yuckiest Site on the Web: A kids site for science. Many educational and entertaining science projects and simulations.

Sesame Street Workshop - Kid Games: Online games and activities courtesy of Sesame Street.

Shakespeare: An interactive, multimedia site exploring the works of Shakespeare.

Shakespeare - Complete Works of William: As the name implies, the complete works of William Shakespeare.

Skill Builders: Articles, Information, Games & Activities about children's growth & development. Occupational therapy exercises available.

Solar System Simulator: From NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (who also bring you fantastic space photos): " Welcome to the solar system simulator, a NASA/JPL/Caltech spyglass on the cosmos. Select from the options below to have the simulator create a color image of your favorite planet or satellite!" Options include viewpoint and target, date and time, field of view, drawn-in orbits of other bodies.

SPACE: A site for Space buffs. Lavish illustrations, photos, news, science fiction, etc. All things pertaining to outer space.

SSAT/CSET - California Teacher Exams: California teaching credential candidates are required by law to verify their subject matter knowledge and competencies and are provided two alternative paths for fulfilling this requirement. One way is to complete a program of subject matter preparation, the other is through an exam.

State Reports - Class Brain: Information available for USA state reports.

StateStandards (part of Evision): State educational standards coupled to lesson plans and resources. By EdVision.

Study Habits: Study Habits is a site about developing good & effective study habits. It's also about teaching the essential study techniques and skills needed to succeed in college studies. The site is entirely run by students for students.

Study Skills [How to Study]: Site designed to help students of all ages do better in school. Topics include: preparing to study, listening skills, reading skills, taking notes, keeping track of assignments, etc.

StudyWeb [Part of Plato Learning]: Links for Learning. Search the collection of over 131,000 Research Quality URLs. Also in well-laid-out directory format. Student-oriented study resource.

Survivors - Shoah Visual History Foundation: In 1994, after filming Schindler's List, Steven Spielberg established Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation with an urgent mission: to chronicle, before it was too late, the firsthand accounts of survivors, liberators, rescuers, and other eyewitnesses of the Holocaust."

Switch Zoo - Make New Animals: Switch the animals' heads, legs and tails to make new creatures at this surrealistic virtual zoo.



TaskStream: Web-based productivity tools for the educator. Tutorials, lesson plans, etc.

TEACH California: TEACH California is designed to provide information needed become a credentialed teacher in California. The sections within the Web site have been organized to answer your questions regarding the requirements for becoming a teacher, teaching jobs, etc. Lesson ideas, tips, links, resources for teachers.

Teacher's Corner: Teacher Resources, Thematic Units,Teacher's Lounge, and Lesson Plans.

Teachers Helping Teachers: Educational links, message board, lesson plans

Teachers Hub [also Quiz Hub]: A K-12 Interactive center. Features for elementary, middle, and high school students. Teacher resources, quizzes, spelling, and word lessons also available.

Teachers.Net - LESSON PLANS: The Teachers.Net Lesson Bank is a site where educators can share teaching ideas and lesson plans.

TeacherTube: Online videos demonstrating various curriculum lessons for K-12 levels.

TeacherVision: Curriculum materials, lesson plans, teacher resources (including a vast number of rubrics), professional development, school-home connection, newsletter, message boards, tools.

TeacherWeb - Authoring and Hosting Websites for Teachers: Free Website hosting and publishing tools for teachers.

TeAch-nology: Offers teachers free access to lesson plans, printable worksheets, reviewed web sites, rubrics, educational games, teaching tips, advice, current education news, teacher downloads, web quests, and teacher tools for creating classroom instruction.

tech.LEARNING: Serving educators with ideas, tools, and resources forintegrating technology into the K-12 school, classroom and curriculum.

Teen Learning Network [also known as BrightStorm]: Moderated site with activities, information, chat room for teenagers. Part of the Family Education Network.

Top Secret Recipes on the Web: Creating Original kitchen clones of America's favorite brand-name foods.



United States Department of Education (USDE) Home: The homepage of the U.S. Department of Education. Many links to other resources.





WebMath: Internet Solutions to Math Problems: Online calculation of everything from "everyday math" to trig.

Webquests - Matrix of (Index): A set of K -12 webquest lessons for educators covering a variety of content.

Why? Files: The science behind the news.

Windows to the Universe: Windows to the Universe purpose is to develop a fun and different Web site about the Earth and Space sciences. Windows to the Universe is graphics intensive! Entry options here lead to the Intermediate content level.

Worksheet Library: This site provides worksheets and tips for teachers at the elementary school level. Worksheets in categories of grade level, subjects, and standards. Some of the educational material is free, some at a nominal cost.

World Factbook: The CIA's directory of political geography.

World Flag Database: Flag images with details and data about the entities they represent, including such flags as that of the OAU, with a list of member countries, flag dimensions and ratio, flag protocols, and languages.

World History - Hyperhistory Online: 2000 files covering 3000 years of world history. Categories include people, history, events, maps, color coded by subject (science/tech, culture/philosophy, religion, political/war). A hypertext history text indexed by a clickable wallmap of history which links to descriptions, maps, essays. Excellent.



Yuckiest Site on the Internet!: Science fun. First there was mud. Then there were worms. and now there is Yucky! Test your skills with Whack-A-Roach. All you need to know about barfing, belching and blackheads! Plus mad scientist fun in Yucky Labs!