The following links have broad appeal for educators and
those looking for resources in the areas like grants, standards, rubrics, lesson
banks, as well as unusual general sites for educators and cyber buildings
devoted to numerous educational topics.
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Have fun browsing and
16 Ways to be a smarter teacher
Chuck Salter at Fast Company, a good place for any teachers to start analyzing
if they have the right stuff.
kinds of minds -
A non-profit institute for learning based on the ideas and beliefs of Dr.
Answers.com Teacher Tools pages -- Nice array of materials for teachers.
Copyright Laws - General information from
National Paralegal on copyright, patents and trademarks.
Laws for Teachers - Excellent site with lots of hints and overviews as to
how to interpret copyright laws
- An extremely comprehensive site for today's educators. It has gobs (and
I mean gobs) of good stuff , to include some excellent articles, lesson
plans ideas, articles about current issues in education, reproducible templates
for teachers, financial advice for teachers, and much more. An outstanding
An extremely comprehensive site with links to many topics and newer educational
George Lucas and Edutopia
- This site is maintained by
helpers of the one and only Mr. Star Wars, George Lucas. Nice array of educationally
related materials and links -- to include an on-line periodical -- Edutopia. This
publication deals with educational issues, and especially those which relate to
educational technology. Nice example of private citizen initiative in areas of educational
Great Ideas from
Local Educators -
Lesson plans and many other items from Wisconsin teachers.
Guidelines for learning from the University of New South Wales - Exceptional
resources from folks from Down Under. Wonderful links too!
Lexicon of Learning - Pages from ASCD so that non-educators can master all
the jargon associated with education.
New Horizons for Learning
- An interesting and very comprehensive site that includes numerous links,
articles and books devoted to current topics of interest in education. Has many
materials related to Multiple Intelligences.
New York Times Learning
Exceptional cites with many suggestions to include many innovative lesson plans.
PBS for Kids - Series of
links for kids, teachers and parents. Wonderful array of shows with guides,
challenges, and activities -- so great it makes one want to be a kid
again! Check out
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
This site is an absolute must for today's educators. Here is help in creating
WebPages - Full of great ideas for teachers, parents and kids to include
assorted lesson plans.
Development Library - Database on current educational trends designed to be
understood and helpful to parents and teachers.
- Wild site on teaching innovations. You may want to skip the
introduction. Despite first impressions, the site has many wonderful links
for inquisitive educators looking for information especially in the area of
Teacher Tap -
Starters for helping teachers -- some nice resources
Teaching Tolerance - The hypertext link will take you to a wonderful page on
the power of words, but please take a moment to explore all of the resources of
this site. TT is a subsidiary of the Southern Poverty Law group and geared to
those educators interested in celebrating and guarding peaceful interactions
between different groups of people in the US. Many of their materials are free
without borders -
An international organization helping teachers in many
underdeveloped countries learn about what is best practice in education by
creating partnerships within and without to strengthen educational initiatives.
Lots of great materials -- lesson plans, articles, video clips, links,
bibliographies and much more.
for teachers -- Anything and everything you could want to help you with
planning! Teachers love this site.
Tired teacher website - A series of links to wonderful classroom
State Departments of Education - The following addresses are Internet links
to sites containing listings for state departments of education throughout the United
States. Warning! State Departments are always changing their URLs, and the sites
below depend on individuals to maintain separate links. If you are looking for a
particular state, it may be easier to go into Google and simply type in " -
- - state department of education" to find the most recent listing.
WI Teacher Standards from DPI
Grants, grants and more grants - granting
advice and agencies for educators - go for it.