Internet Education Resources
Updated August 17, 2012
Does anyone have a doubt there is so
much information on the Internet about education that it is difficult to
find the quality that is needed to make good decisions? ADPRIMA is trying to
help you save some time. The links in the categories below contain helpful
information about education. Sites are added as appropriate.
Supports the arts as a core subject in the K-12 curriculum.
World Wide Arts Resources A huge
"gateway to the arts."
The Virtual Music Classroom
Features a "composer of the month," complete with MIDI files.
more. The Louvre on line.
Careers and Jobs
Nationwide online job
search engine with an easy-to-use job post/search format for
all employment or recruitment-related needs.
Directory of employment
agencies, job banks, employers & career resources.
Net Temps: "A World of Jobs
Neatly Packaged" is a comprehensive resource that has fantastic
job listings in a wide variety of categories and is exceptionally well
is partnered with over 500 college and university career centers nationwide.
Find jobs in exotic places
Just what the name implies.
Looks for the perfect
CareerWeb Job seekers can search
Literature and Language Arts
Children's Literature and Web Guide A super Canadian site.
The de Grummond Children's
Literature Collection From the University of Southern Mississippi, one
of the premiere collections of children's literature anywhere.
and Legend From the University of Calgary, a great collection of
stories for children.
Network A site that features some interesting online projects for students
School Internet Projects
a site that has lots of links to other sites that feature collaborative Internet projects.
great resource for international collaborative projects, K-12.
Loogootee Schools Web Site
let the name fool you. This is a great resource for developing school-based web sites, and
has an excellent list of collaborative Internet projects.
with Other Teachers: Some good links to teacher
Talk From Indiana University, a fantastic collection of articles and
information for new and experienced teachers.
The Staff Room of Canada's SchoolNet
The jumping off point to discussion fora on the Internet, including some
excellent ones for teachers and educators.
For First Year Teachers
to Expect Your First Year of Teaching A terrific site that has links to
publications and help for new teachers.
Survival Guide for New
Teachers How new teachers can work effectively
with veteran teachers, parents, principals, and teacher educators.
BigIQBee Spelling Bee.
Simulates a 'live'
spelling competition and tests young learners on grade appropriate spelling
words in a fun, challenging atmosphere.
Ask Me Help
Desk for Education. An excellent education resource
covering areas from academic advising to universities and
Timesavers for Teachers.
World's largest collection of often-used teacher forms, worksheets and
A great online course management system for teachers. Best of
all, it's free!
A great site for teachers or students with topics ranging from grammar to
proverbs. Impressive and well worth a visit.
Sites for Teachers. A site with an impressive list of resources for
teachers at all levels.
Educators Key. A site
with many links to education resources.
Treasures. A well organized Australian site that has plenty to
offer from great links to downloadable worksheets and projects.
Help for New
Teachers. A great page of resources for new teachers with many links.
Educational Resources and Lesson Plans
Over a thousand links to lesson plans and other resources of potential use to education students, teachers, and
Post Education Page This is a great resource. It is timely, well
designed, and contains a wide array of information. Check it out, and you'll
Constructivist Learning Design
I like what I found here. A great mix of the theoretical and practical. It is a different
point of view that will broaden and deepen your understanding of teaching and learning.
EBoard: This is a neat idea for
teachers. Set up a message board in about two minutes. Post assignments, announcements,
outlines, etc., for your students.
I found this site to
contain very useful and well organized information, especially for new teachers.
Media Integration. A site set up by Mark Johnson
of the Arlington Virginia School system. It is an excellent source of information.
One of the best
overall sites for information about education. Studies, surveys, news, help - it's all
Supercharged Educational Voyage.
This is simply a super site!. Well organized, and has links to a wealth of
information for parents, teachers, and students. A must visit resource.
Stephen Carr's Education Page. A great site for links to many resources for
teachers, parents, and students.
Camera, Action! This is a new site that has
great resources and links. One to watch!
Lucky Duck Education Resources.
This is a site located in the United Kingdom. It contains a wealth of information on
classroom and behavior management. Please take a look, and you'll find quality information
The Thomas B.
Fordham Foundation. This site has so much
information it's impossible to describe here. It is concerned with the general improvement
of education and has a great number of reports, studies, and articles, as well as links to
other resources. It's a serious site and one worth visiting.
Genessee Teachers' Association. A site by
teachers for teachers, it has some great links to the Internet.
Mount St. Helens
-- Images/ Stories/Curriculum A huge and graphically intensive Web resource
covering every aspect of the May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington
State, USA .
U.S. Department of Education A
comprehensive site that has many links and education document sources for educators and
A comprehensive list
of museums on the Internet. There are many mirror sites here.
National Teaching and Learning Forum A
site that features a variety of discussions regarding education, from university. Here you
will find hundreds of questions, answers, and opinions about education.
Educator's Reference Desk
A comprehensive source of education information .
Education Place A free on-line
educational resource sponsored by Houghton Mifflin. Activities for teachers and students,
classroom activities, virtual field trips, on-line educational games for students, even a
link for parents! Worth the visit.
Free things for Educators
You'll like this colorful site. It is operated by a school teacher and has a fantastic
array of ideas and links to free materials for teachers. New teachers will especially like
Some good places to go to get help on the Internet.
Tutor Bungalow is an excellent free tutor matching service, and worth a
look if you're in the market for a tutor.
1UpInfo: This is a superior
portal - an encyclopedia and reference resource. A definite asset for anyone,
especially teachers and students.
great site for searching for answers to questions. You enter the question and Ask Jeeves
provides direct answers and links to sites that have your keywords. It's unique and one of
the best resources for teachers and students.
My Virtual Reference Desk:
By all means, check out this site! It has information on just about every topic, links to
all the major search engines, an electronic encyclopedia; in short, one of the most
valuable sites you can visit.
This site has it all. Topics arranged by categories with links to just about everything.
There are many organizations that provide information and services to education in
general. From providing funding for innovative projects, to serving a clearinghouses for a
vast array of information dealing with education, organizations can provide parents,
teachers, and students with invaluable resources.
of Essential Schools This page is chosen because it contains some of the best
ideas about curriculum and teaching. The "less is more" approach is explained in
National Regional Educational
Laboratories Ten educational laboratories across the United States that
provide information and resources for education.
George Lucas Educational Foundation A
foundation that seeks to promote the use of technology in schools at all levels and
American Educational Research Association
The most prestigious of the education research organizations. Here you will find
interesting data, links, and questions with answers about nearly all aspects of education.
National Council for the Social Studies
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Education Association
National Science Teachers Association
The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Mythology
resource on mythology throughout the world. Definitely worth a visit.
The History Channel
of the best sources for information, there are quizzes, polls, and the unusual here.
The Perseus Project Home Page
Archiving Early America
Original newspapers, maps, and writings from 18th Century America.
Humanities Links Information organized into well-defined sub-categories.
The History Net
resource for all history topics.
A neat resource for just about anyone.
A&E's Biographical Site
great resource. Very comprehensive and well organized.
and Mythology Electronic Texts Dr. Ashliman of the University of
Pittsburgh has created an amazing resource. It is rich in detail and an wonderful place to
Comprehensive List Of Free Mathematic Resources
is a very useful math resource for anyone looking
for information, be they new teachers, future teachers, or parents, this is a
General Mathematics and Teaching Resources: A very useful list
of resources related to teaching math, including qualifications for the various
states and techniques and methods.
Cramster Math Help: Cramster is a global online study
community centered on providing understanding to math questions
whether it's related to homework, exam preparation or general
Learning: Understanding Mathematics through insight, concept and
perception. This site has free tutorials with narration.
Well worth a visit!
Math and Reading Help for Kids
is a site devoted to providing a great variety of resources that are useful
for teachers and students.
a site to behold. Great activities, puzzles, and games. For kids and teachers.
Time Table Rhyme
employs powerful visual and auditory memory
techniques and has links to good resources.
Math Website: This is a new site with impressive content and features.
It is well organized and useful for both teachers and students.
Math Baseball: Test your skills at different
levels. A great mind exercise.
Math Projects: This site
has many resources for math teachers, including a newsletter. Give it a look, you won't be
Homepage for new
math teachers: Really good ideas for new math teachers.
MathMol (Mathematics and Molecules)
developed by the NYU/ACF Scientific Visualization Center, is designed to serve as an
introductory starting point, providing K-12 students and teachers with basic concepts in
mathematics and their connection to molecular modeling. Some very easy to use on-line
experiments for all K-12 levels.
Math Forum at Drexel University
PBS Mathline Elementary,
middle and high school math projects.
Some real surprises here.
The Explorer is part of
the Unified Network Informatics Technology for Education (UNITE) efforts at the University
of Kansas. These resources (instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans) are
currently for K-12 mathematics.
Interactive Mathematics Online
Math Mania: An award winning
History of Mathematics:
This site includes biographies of mathematicians, chronologies and much more. Worth
site sponsored by Houghton Mifflin. It has brain teasers of the week, solutions and
archives of past puzzles. Students can submit answers directly.
grammar, ESOL, TESOL, 504 Plans, IDEA, Music, Higher Education Stress
Parliament Tutors A site that offers test preparation (some free
assistance is offered) and tutoring services in a broad range of areas.
English Language colleges
GEOS Oceania English Language Colleges offer English courses in
modern facilities in the Oceania region - Australia, New
Zealand, Singapore and South Africa.
A website located in New Zealand that offers some
extraordinary tools for cognitive mapping along with a
variety of tools for analyzing information and relationships
in a wide variety of contexts.
Texas School Music
collection a great resources for music teachers.
Resources for Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties. One
of the most comprehensive sites on learning and learning disabilities.
Path to Success A site
specializing in ADHD treatment, but also has information on many education and
parenting related subjects.
National Academy Press
interesting, different site. Peruse and read books on-line. A great new source for
teachers, students, and academicians.
College@Home A list of 25 common writing errors -- well worth a
Dave's ESL Cafe
of the premiere sites on the Internet for ESL news, tips, and good information.
Standards This site is terrific. A wonderful source for teachers and
Self Study Quizzes for ESL
Students This is a great resource for teachers and students. Over 900
504 Plans and IDEA Information and Links A
new page on the ADPRIMA site.
Portfolios Reference Links A very good page of links and information about
Higher Education Archives A source of penetrating articles about all aspects
of higher education.
Interest Links for English Teachers and Students from Around the World A
good list of helpful resources.
BING is Microsoft's search engine, and I
think it is an excellent alternative to Google.
Google! is a fantastic, intelligent search engine that
reports results in a logical way.
Teoma is another interesting search
engine. Relevant results, but the database is not as large as others.
Vivisimo is a search system that
gathers results from other search engines and displays them in convenient and
powerful ways. Really worth a look.
is a very powerful metasearch
engine that has unique features. I tried it and highly recommend it.
All the Web
is a search
engine that returns results as fast as any. It's comprehensive and well designed.
555-1212 includes telephone directories for U.S.
and foreign listings.
BigBook indexes businesses.
Starting Point is another "portal" type search
Dogpile is another metasearch engine that is very
Metacrawler searches many engines
Search is a good, reliable search engine.
WebCrawler has a new look and some new features.
Yahoo categorizes information based on predefined
Yahooligans is a search engine designed for K-12
Euroseek is a search engine that has thousands of
sites not listed on other engines. It's different and worth a look.
is an amazing site. If you're teaching science at any grade level, you owe it to yourself
(and your students) to visit this site.
Junk Science You need to visit
this site. I came across it by accident and was nearly mesmerized by the information. Be
prepared to spend some time here.
Science Whatzit! This is a site to see! Get
answers to questions, and discover a wealth of information.
Los Alamos National Laboratory Science and
FlyLab Virtual FlyLab, an educational activity for learning the principles of
genetic inheritance, allows the user to play the role of a research geneticist.
handbook for "space educators" also available free on diskette.
Developed by the Johnson Space Center at NASA.
Science Learning Network
Earth and Space Science Lessons and Classroom Activities Topics for these
online lessons include Doing Astrophysics Research with an Artificial Earth Orbiting
Satellite, Sine Waves, The Electromagnetic Spectrum, Images of the Universe in Different
Wavelengths, Satellite Communications, Satellite Dishes, Constellations and the Zodiac,
Solar System Objects, Earthquakes.
Whelmers These science
activities will catch the eye and mind of even the most indifferent student.
- Geographic Information Systems
Singapore Virtual Science Center
EXHIBITS, PUBLICATIONS, ACTIVITIES, QUIZZES, COMPETITIONS
The Current Space Shuttle
School Astronomy Course Los Angeles Physics Teachers Alliance Group. A
course on astronomy using the Internet. It is adaptable to most age and interest levels.
A really different set of online quizzes in a
variety of areas, especially geography, and worth a visit.
Social Studies School
Service A commercial site, BUT a great resource for social studies
information and materials. Their catalogs are the best, and the site is outstanding. I
distribute their catalogs to my students each semester.
Social Science Resources Home Page
Links, lesson plans, and more
Social Science Research Network Online
Index of Native
American Resources on the Internet
The Archaeology Adventure Site
has some very good information.
Electronic Guide for African Resources