FIDO'S FINDS FOR EDUCATORS! BISCUITS FOR THE TEACHER?-- Tam's Page





Around home we call Tam "Weasel" because she can sniff out and locate the most remarkable things. Let her help guide you around these nifty sites for educators and librarians. Librarians are also encouraged to check out the specific librarian resources in Spot's Subject Guide. Updated 11/28/05.

All New--Webquest links

WebQuest Rubric--From Bernie Dodge
Building Blocks of a WebQuest
Webquests Links--from Gail Shea Grainger in NH.
WebQuest Portal --the news about webquests
Webquest Template--again from materials developed by Bernie Dodge
WebQuest Training Materials--all kinds of interesting links here
A Webquest About Webquests --valuable to help everyone "get" what webquests are about!

--EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION AND "HOWTOS"--

Assignment Calculator --set up your due dates right here!

Time and Date.com --here's a site to select and print out handy calendars in a variety of formats.

Calendars.net --or if you prefer to have your calendar on the web, this is a good site to peruse

Critical Thinking--links to all aspects of critical thinking

T.E.A.M.S --Distance Learning on the Internet

Eschoolnews --an easy way to keep up with news in school and technology and it's free!

Electronic Technology in Teaching

Computers in Teaching and Learning --this time from England

eMail Classroom Exchange --looking for keypals, try ePals Global Network! Check this site as well as (link in Classroom Connect's site)

Discovery School's Worksheet Generator --worksheets, quick and easy from fill in the bland to multiple choice and beyond!

E-mail Discussion Listservs and Electronic Journals for Teachers--from Andy Carvin--includes a ton of other information from an HTML Crash Course on....

Filamentality --provides you with your own web space for whatever project your choose with no need for the HTML code or anything! Just fill in the blanks!

Funky Fonts --offers a variety of free and unusual fonts to download for use on your computer

Geography LabelMe Printouts --always looking for blank maps, etc. to be filled in? Here's the site from Enchanted Learning for geography, but there are a multitude of other subject areas here too!

Graphic Organizers --valuable tools for students and teachers alike provided at this site

Pathways to School Improvement

The Great Library Scavenger Hunt --resource for teaching research skills

Technology Tutorials Found on the Web--tutorials, etc. for use of technology in your classroom

Teacher Tools and Templates--from Education World, a series of links to all kinds of goodies

Trackstar --a way to quickly set up a series of web links for your students!

Virtual Field Trips --awesome site for taking students on Internet field trips in many subject areas at all grade levels.


--GENERAL EDUCATOR SITES--

Many other sites of this type can be found under Pooch Preferred Sites.

Association for Curriculum DevelopmentLinks here for ERIC, curriculum development, K12 Resources,restructuring, lesson plans and more.

Best Educational Sites Today(B.E.S.T)--now a new site called Education World--educational links to all sorts of things--lesson plans, learning disabilities and other educational pages.

Carrie's Sites for Educators

Best on the Web for Teachers --from Teach-Nology, a series of links to valuable sites of use to teachers.

California Learning Resource Network--provides links to useful electronic online resources for teachers.

Critical Thinking on the Web --from Tim Van Gelder

Educational Hotlists--from the Franklin Institute

The Educator's Network --a good set of very useful sites linked from here

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)--full text non-journal articles now searchable and available free

ERIC Educator's Reference Desk--the new location for ERIC research

Eduptopia --from the George Lucas Foundation--includes links for assessment, teacher information and a multitude of other information

Electronic Learning Marketplace (ELM) --from right here in Maine an exchange by teachers and administrators--Maine Learning Results, lessons and all other sorts of things

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence --searchable in a variety of subject areas

Global Gateway--looking for a partner school or lesson plans? This site from England helps accomplish just that

GlobalSchoolNet Foundation(formerly FrEdMail)--everything from Olympics to Best Curriculum Projects

The Icing on the Cake; Online Tools for Classroom Use --terrific set of links from Kathy Schrock

The Lexile Framework for Reading --type in a title and get the lexile score rite at this site!

Online Professional Development Courses--from the University of Wisconsin if you want to take an online course. The site also includes links to Curriculum Resources.

Scholastic's Teacher Resources --includes both teacher resources and online activities center

Smithsonian Education for Educators--Search for lesson plans, field trips and other items from the Smithsonian

Tapped In --"The online workplace of an international community of education professionals."

T.H.E. Journal --Technological Horizons in Education Journal

Web Sites and Resources for Teachers

The Wise Man's Teacher Resource Page --from Ken Wiseman, a series of links for teachers

World Wide Web Virtual Library: Educationlinks to sites in the field of education--searchable database

--LESSON PLANS, RUBRICS, ASSESSMENTS, INTEGRATION AND COLLABORATION ON THE NET--

AskERIC Searchable Lesson Plan Database --now linked from here

Classroom Projects--The Teacher's Network with links for lesson plans, grants, online courses, etc.

The Gateway to Educational Materials(GEM) --Bills itself as one stop shopping for lesson plans where you can specify topic and grade level for your search.

Lesson Plans from the old ERIC site in many subject areas

Cyberbee --terrific site for all kinds of information from integration of the Internet into the classroom to citing electronic resources

Edutopia online--from the George Lucas Educational Foundation

Judi Harris' Links to Educational Telecommunication Projects

Learning Pages of the Library of Congress --another great resource for lesson planning--includes Pathfinders to people, places, time and topics

The Lesson Plans Page --2,500 free lesson plans, search by subject

MCREL's Links to LessonPlans --links to all subjects here.

Michigan's Teacher Network --searchable database

National Geograhic Education Guide --searchable lesson plans, maps, tours, etc.

Rubrics4Teachers --a great site where you can create you own or view what others have done

Stennis Space Center Office of Education--NASA's Site for Education

The New York Times Learning Network --lesson plans plus all kinds of education news

Projects On-line

--SUBJECT SPECIFIC RESOURCES--

Al Bodzin's Homepage for Science Educators

Instructional Materials in Science Education

ArtsEdNet --site for art educators from the Getty

Mega-Biology Site

Educational Resources for K-12 Mathematics Teachers

History and Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers

K12 Resources for Music Educators

LDResources --a terrific set of links for the LD educator--articles, links and much more

Math Site for Instructional Strategies

Physical Education --links and lesson plans

Resources for English Teachers--from NCTE

Resources for Social Studies Teachers --check out the resources links for your students as well!

Resources for Teaching about the Americas

Science Teacher Resource Center--submitted by science teachers

Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers

Special Education Links

Teacher Oz's Kingdom of History --a wonderful set of links to all that is history!

Web English Teacher --"Web English Teacher presents the best of K-12 English/Language Arts teaching resources: lesson plans, WebQuests, videos, biography, e-texts, criticism, jokes, puzzles, and classroom activities"

Web Physics --for Physics Educators


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