Article - Best Web 2.- Applications for Education - 2008
Answers.com - Access
to information from more than 180 brand-name reference publications
designed for reliable and comprehensive answers for students. -
Teacher's toolkit available at Teachers.Answers.
C-SPAN Classroom - Free downloadable video clips. Membership is free.
Cable in the Classroom - Founded
in 1989, Cable in the Classroom (CIC) is the national education
foundation of the U.S. cable industry. Working in partnership with and
on behalf of our cable company partners, CIC advocates for the
visionary, sensible and effective use of media in homes, schools, and
communities. Listings & Calendar
Classroom 2.0 - a social network for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education.
Climate Classroom - "From
the National Wildlife Federation, this site provides climate cirriculum
for kids in grades 4-6 and for teens including lessong plans,
activities, actions to take, and more..." edutopia magazine
Federal Resources for Education Excellence - FREE makes it easier to find teaching and learning resources from the federal government.
Free Rice - FreeRice
is a sister site of Poverty.com; partners include the Berkman Center
for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the United Nations
World Food Program. Quizzes in chemistry, art, grammar, vocabulary,
geography, math and foreign languages help students learn and with each
right answer 20 grains of rice are given to those in need.
Georgia Learning Connections Imbee - A
social network and collaboration site designed for young users and
their teachers. Create photo album essays, homework assignment areas,
study groups and more! (Parents must complete student registration to
Larry Ferlazzo's Website of the Day - Educational
posts in a variety of topics including web design, teaching practices,
technology tools and other information useful for K-12 teaching, most
involving ELL, ESL and EFL but many are useful for other subjects as
Landmark Project - "This
Web site is dedicated to the idea that the very nature of information
is changing, practically before our eyes. It is changing in what it
looks like, where we find it, what we look at to view it, what we can do
with it, and how we communicate it. Here you will find information and
tools designed to help us redefine literacy for the 21st Century."
National Science Digital Library - Free online collection of clips and activities for k-12 classrooms, with a focus on elementary science.
National Science Teachers Association Learning Center - Update
your science content knowledge, find new activities for your classroom,
incorporate Standards-based lesson plans, network with other science
Reach Every Child - "Horace
Mann and nationally recognized teacher Aan Haskvitz developed this site
of educational resources for teachers and students. It includes lesson
plans to make reaching students and using technology easier."
Red Zebra - A
search engine designed to be family safe and kid oriented. From their
'about' page: "our comprehensive and relevant results along with our
family-safe commitment have allowed us to become one of the top 100
search engines on the Web."
the.News - A
noncommercial, daily 10 minute in-school news broadcast with
multi-platform internet sites. MacNeil/Lehrer Productions. the.News will
be matched to state curriculum standards, will reinforce language arts,
civics, history, social studies and, with closed captions, ESL classes.
Features include science, economics, government, civic affairs, and
history. International reporting will provide a global context to the
day's news. All content is archived for future reference.
Science Netlinks - Free standards-aligned lessons, interactives, podcasts, hands-on science activities and student-centered matrerials.
Teacher Created - Lesson plans and other resources created by teachers. Most are free!
TeacherTube - A
free community allowing members to upload instructional or professional
development videos and supporting files as well as download any
information submitted by other members.
Thinkfinity.org - (was
Marco Polo) More than 55,000 free, state-of-the-art educational and
literacy resources plus comprehensive professional development. Voted
Best Site for ree Lesson Plans two years in a row by Edutopia readers.
Thinkport - Contains
virtual fieldtrips, a classroom web site builder, calendar, file and
lesson saving area. The four areas include: Think Classroom, Think
Career, Think Technology and Think Family & Community.
United Streaming - GPB
brings Discovery Education's digital video-based learning resource,
with over 4,000 educational videos correlated to Ga. Performance
standards to the classroom at any time.
ZACbrowser.com - ZAC
(Zone or Autistic children) was developed for children with autistic
and autism-spectrum disorders. Contains gaems and activities and
includes a forum for teachers, parents and caretakers.
The mission of Griffin RESAis
to provide educational leadership and support to its clients through a
flexible delivery of diverse services. Services are provided in
Leadership Development, Strategic Planning, School Improvement Planning,
Pupil Personnel Services, Georgia Learning Resources Services,
Audiology Clinic, Instruction of the Visually Impaired, Consultation in
various Curricular Areas, Staff Development, Cooperative Purchasing,
Technical Repair Services, and RESA Academy (Alternative Middle School).
Copyright Laws & Guidelines - Links to copyright laws and copyright guidelines.
- The Georgia School Council Institute is a nonprofit organization
created to help school councils, the school community and the public
understand their roles and responsibilities in public education.
National Education Association Gateway
- Free membership to thousands of free lesson plans, access to 21st
Century teaching tools, learning resources from NASA, PBS, national
Science Foundation and over 700 other contributing education content
providers, assessments and professional development, and Achievement
Standrads Network with Georgia's core academic standards.
SEN Teacher - "SEN Teacher providescost-free teaching & learning resources for students iwth special needs and learning disabilities."
The Teacher Center
- "The SREB Teacher Center has assembled resources to help meet your
unique needs in the SREB-State Teacher Center. From searching for a
program or course, understanding "highly qualified" standards in your
SREB state, preparing for a test, or finding a job, we are your one-stop
Teacher Quality Movement -
This site is intended to serve as a forum for NCLB Title II, Part A
Coordinators and other state staff who work on highly qualified teacher
Teacher's Bridge - An online
resource and community for teachers at all career levels; find
resources about teaching, learning, and professional development; submit
your own resources; publish your own work; participate in cross-career
- A free and jam-packed site with current news stories that are chosen
by site coordinators for the Associated Press for the “tween” audience –
ages 8-14. Middle Schodl audiences will find the articles easy to read
and relate to. There are lesson plans available on the “For Teachers”
link. Add “/join” to become a member.
UGA Teacher's Corner -
Infomation on integrating technology in the classroom, submitting
grants, and how other teachers are using technology in the classroom.
Web Site Usability from Net Mechanic - Tips for making your website (or Edline site) user friendly.
Web Site Design Tips - A variety of links to help you create a more usable and better designed website.