Resources

  1. 5min – Instructional videos providing answers to common questions. www.5min.com
  2. Academic Earth – Thousands of video lectures from the world’s top scholars. www.academicearth.org
  3. Academic Employment Network – “National clearinghouse linking teaching and academic professionals with schools and educational institutions with available positions.”
  4. Academic Technology Podcasts – Stanford University Libraries & Academic Information Resources “series of podcasts related to teaching and learning with technology.” Episode 18 is a podcast of “interview with [student] Jocelyn Jiao and [librarian] Phyllis Kayten about the Research Process Using Green Library’s Information Center Resources” and comes with a transcript.
  5. Access Excellence – “Site for health and bioscience teachers and learners.”
  6. Advanced Placement Digital Library – Rice University, in collaboration with the College Board, has assembled a “collection of Internet resources that have been reviewed for their educational merit in an AP or Pre-AP classroom” for English, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. You must register (free) and log in to access the resources.
  7. After College — a job and internship site for college students and recent college grads. Post your resume or search for job openings (by job type, industry, type of work, location, and keyword). Also includes some basic career resources. Free to job-seekers.
  8. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  9. American Association of School Administrators – Publisher of School Administrator.
  10. American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
  11. American Federation of Teachers
  12. American Field Service – “Most experienced high school exchange organization in the world,” AMF is an “international, voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world.”
  13. AMS.org American Mathematical Society The AMS, founded in 1888 to further the interests of mathematical research and scholarship
  14. Annenberg/CPB – Partnership between the Annenberg Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Among their projects is Journey North: a global study of wildlife migration.
  15. APA HelpCenter – American Psychological Association has information on violence, children and trauma in their Family & Relationships section.
  16. Apple Learning Interchange: K-12 Education – “Safe and relevant pieces of information carefully selected and cataloged by educators then organized by type, subject and learning level for you to access easily.” With a searchable database of Learning Resources.
  17. ArtsEdNet – Getty Education Institute for the Arts site “focuses on helping arts educators, general classroom teachers using the arts in their curriculum, museum educators, and university faculty involved in the arts.”
  18. AskERIC – at Syracuse University, has becomethe Educator’s Reference Desk
  19. Association of Boarding Schools – With directory.
  20. Association of Independent Schools in New England – With directory of members.
  21. BanyanLink — a job, networking, and career site aimed at current students to recent grads, offering listings for internships and entry-level positions. Develop your personal brochure, your personal marketing plan, so that interested organizations find you. Many other career features also available. No cost to visitors.
  22. BEN (BioSciEdNet) – National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathway for biological sciences education. Contains “over 4,701 reviewed resources covering 77 biological sciences topics.”
  23. Big Think – Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields. www.bigthink.com
  24. bigapplehead — where college students and recent college grads can search for all types of jobs and internships in the New York metro area (including New Jersey and Philadelphia) as well as post your resume. Also expanding into Boston and Washington, D.C. markets. Also includes an online forum to network with other users as well as a job-matching agent. Free to job-seekers.
  25. Boarding Schools & Summer Programs in the USA – SSAT
  26. BrainPOP Provider of original, animated educational videos. Subscription required. www.brainpop.com
  27. Brightstorm – Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. Free math lessons. www.brightstorm.com
  28. Canada’s SchoolNet – Offers more than 1,000 links to learning resources. Other sections include LibraryNet and SchoolNet Magazine.
  29. Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) – Provides full-text access for the most recent year to the Bulletin.
  30. Center for Talented Yourth – Johns Hopkins University
  31. Center for the Fourth and Fifth Rs – Located at SUNY Cortland, the Center “serves as a “regional, state, and national resource in character education.” See also the Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character at Boston University.
  32. CEOForum on Education and Technology – Washington, D.C.-based group of executives advocating the use of technology in the classroom.
  33. Chronicle of Higher Education Site Sampler – Selection of recent articles.
  34. College Board Online – Provides information on SATs, PSATs, and the Advanced Placement program.
  35. College Central — a great place for college students and grads to begin your job and internship searches. You can post your resume, search for jobs and internships, find job fairs, and get expert job and career advice. Includes megajobs search engine. Free to job-seekers.
  36. Columbia University Teachers College – Provides access to back issues of TC Today. The Milbank Memorial Library page provides access to the online catalog, an Internet reference collection, and to various pathfinders including Children & Families, Curriculum Resources, and Multicultural Education.
  37. Community Learning Network – “CLN is designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. We have over 265 menu pages with more than 5,800 annotated links to free resources on educational WWW sites — all organized within an intuitive structure.” There is an Alphabetical Index and a Theme Index and an archive of Network Nuggets.
  38. Cosmeo 30,000 video segments from Discovery Education. Subscription required. www.cosmeo.com | Also see: Discovery Education Streaming
  39. CosmoLearning Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries. www.cosmolearning.com
  40. Council for Aid to Education
  41. Current Awareness Program – “Monthly bibliography of the most recent educational literature from an extensive collection of journals” from the Education Information Center, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
  42. Developing Educational Standards
  43. Directory of ERIC Resource Collections – Lists more than 1,000 organizations that provide individuals with access to the ERIC database and related resources.
  44. DiscoverySchool – Programming resources
  45. East Coast Boarding School Home Pages – Digital Librarian
  46. Edublogs.tv Aggregator and host of educational videos. www.edublogs.tv
  47. Education Internet Guide: Sources for theory, research, policy and practice. – “Intended for education administrators, policy makers, and researchers who need to know how to identify descriptive and statistical sources on education systems, their institutions, policies and programmes, their human and financial resources, and the processes involved in their functioning.” Compiled by Christabel Wescombe, Education Librarian, University of Sydney.
  48. Education Policy Analysis Archives – Arizona State University journal provides full text of all articles from 1993 to the present. There is a search option.
  49. Education Review: A Journal of Book Reviews – Full-text reviews, archived and searchable by topic, author and title.
  50. Education Week – “America’s Education Newspaper of Record.” Provides access to Teacher Magazine and Education Week. Offers educational news and statistics, by state.
  51. Education World – Search engine for educational resources from American Fidelity Assurance Company
  52. Education Writers Association – Professional organization of education reporters
  53. Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) – the ERIC Digests, short reports on topics of prime current interest in education, are still available.
  54. Education-Line – Searchable collection of over 1,000 full-text documents on education and training from the University of Leeds.
  55. Educator’s Reference Desk – Created by the Information Institute of Syracuse, the site offers “2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.” See also GEM – Gateway to 21st Century Skills “Consortium effort to provide teachers with quality materials and tools found on federal, state, university, non-profit and commercial Internet Sites.”
  56. EDUCAUSE – “International, nonprofit association whose mission is to help shape and enable transformational change in higher education through the introduction, use, and management of information resources and technologies in teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and institutional management.” Provides access to full-text articles of current and past issues of EDUCAUSE Review and EDUCAUSE Quarterly (in pdf format). Offers a Guide to Evaluating Information Technology on Campus.
  57. Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education – National repository of current mathematics and science curriculum materials for K-12 teachers.
  58. Electronic School – “Quarterly technology magazine for K-12 school leaders.”
  59. ePALS Classroom Exchange – 60,828 classroom profiles from 191 countries.
  60. Eurydice – “The information network on education in Europe.” With information on members.
  61. externs.com — an internship site for college students, where you can browse for both traditional and virtual internships. With a virtual internship, you work in a remote location (dorm room?) from the employer. No cost to job-seekers.
  62. FIRST: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology – National robotics and engineering competition for high school students.
  63. Frontline – PBS site is a rich resource for educators. It offers links to Past Programs, searchable by keyword and browsable by category and a Teacher Center with teacher’s guides.
  64. Futures Channel High quality multimedia content ideal for use in the classroom. www.thefutureschannel.com
  65. Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) – Searchable gateway to over 4853 resources including Internet lesson plans, curriculum units and other education resources, browsable by keyword or subject. (Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Library of Education and a special project of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology.)
  66. GetThatGig.com — where young job-seekers (16-21) can find cool summer jobs and internships, as well as learn about extraordinary career paths in all types of industries, from entertainment and education to healthcare and marketing — and many others. Search for jobs or post your resume. Free to job-seekers.
  67. Global Experiences — an international education programs provider, specializing in international internships and work experience abroad, summer internships, fashion internships abroad, volunteer programs, teaching English as a second language, foreign language training, and similar programs. Fee-Based.
  68. Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) – “Worldwide network of students, teachers, and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment. GLOBE students and teachers from over 5000 schools in more than 70 countries are working with research scientists to learn more about our planet. students make environmental observations at or near their schools and report their data through the Internet.” (NOAA/Forecast Systems Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado.)
  69. Groupereye — an interesting site for college students and recent grads, in which you can enter company-sponsored case competitions (prizes, networking, internships), as well as search for internships and entry-level positions. No cost to job-seekers.
  70. Harvard Education Letter – “Awarding-winning newsletter for preK-12 teachers and administrators, the Harvard Education Letter brings together the lastest research and analysis on issues that affect school performance. Published bimonthly at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.” Won the “Best Overall Newsletter” in the Adult Learning category of the 2007 Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of Educational Publishers.
  71. Harvard Graduate School of Education – The Monroe C. Gutman Library provide useful links to education resources on the Internet.
  72. History Matters – “Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History survey courses, this site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history.” Many Pasts “contains primary documents in text, image, and audio about the experiences of “ordinary” Americans throughout U.S. history.” WWW.History is an annotated guide to the most useful Web sites for teaching U.S. history and social studies.
  73. History of Education: Selected Moments of the 20th Century – A work in progress edited by Daniel Schugurensky. “Organized by decades, it includes a short description of a variety of ‘educational episodes’ that took place in that period. The episode in question could be a policy, a court case, a piece of legislation, a research report, an incident, the release of a book, a speech, an empirical finding, a conference, the opening or a closure of an institution, a movie, an anecdote, or anything, big or small, that tell us something about education theory, policy, politics, research and practice during the last century.”
  74. History/Social Studies for K-12 Teachers – Dennis Boals
  75. Houghton Mifflin Education Place
  76. How to Find a Summer Job — a strong how-to guide for finding internships and summer jobs from the Career Services Office of Trinity College. The key tip: start as early as possible to get the best opportunities.
  77. Howcast Professional and user-generated how-to videos. www.howcast.com
  78. iGrad.com – The Ultimate Job-Budgeting-Education-Everything Resource for College Students & Recent Graduates
  79. iHipo — a combination of social network and job site, iHipo provides young professionals and students the ability to browse through hundreds of international job and internship postings, post a profile, and develop contacts. iHipo stands for international High Potential network. No cost to job-seekers.
  80. InLikeMe.com: Ultimate Resource List For College-Bound Students & Parents (WebLinks)
  81. Institute for Experiential Learning: Internships in Washington, D.C. — search the database to find vital information on all about academic internships — mostly in government — in the Washington, D.C. area.
  82. Instructor Magazine – Scholastic
  83. Intel Science Talent Search
  84. Intern Abroad — a great source for international internships. Students can search for paid and volunteer, academic and non-academic internships, as well as college credit practical training programs around the world. From GoAbroad.com. Free.
  85. International Archive of Educational Data – National Center for Educational Statistics site has 72 collections comprising more than 1,250 files available for researchers.
  86. International Reading Association
  87. Internet Archive Collection of more than two-hundred thousand free historical videos, many academic. www.archive.org
  88. Internet School Library Media Center – Inez Ramsey, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
  89. interninc — aims to be Facebook meets LinkedIn for students, employers, and universities — connecting them via a social networking platform. Students need to register with the site to enable searching for internships, as well as finding social connections and career advice. No cost to job-seekers.
  90. InternJobs.com — a national database of internships for students and recent grads. Job-seekers can search the internship database by keywords or locations and can post a resume online. Free. Part of the AboutJobs.com network.
  91. InternshipPrograms.com — where internship-seekers can browse an internship database for possibilities and apply for those of interest directly from this site. Internship categories include: advertising/marketing/PR, journalism and communications, government agencies, sports teams and organziations, law firms, and others. From WetFeet.com.
  92. Internships Down Under — specializing in assisting students in finding internships in Australia and New Zealand. They also assist with visa applications, accommodations, flights, local bank accounts, and much more. Fee-based.
  93. Internships.com — regionally focused and regularly updated guides about internships and part-time, career-related positions in the private, non-profit and government sectors. Major cities and states. Cost: $7.95 per guide.
  94. Internweb.com — where college students seeking internships in a variety of career fields across the U.S. can search for internship listings, as well as find many useful resources, including intership-related articles and career tools. Registration required to search for internships. Free.
  95. InternXchange — an internship site for college students, who you can post your profile (resume) and search for potential internships throughout the U.S. You must register before you can use any of the services. Free to job-seekers.
  96. iTraineeship.com — where college students and recent graduates can find international experiences — international traineeships, internships, and graduate business courses. Browse current listings by category. No cost to job-seekers.
  97. iTunes U Free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more accessible via Apple iTunes. Apple iTunes – Apple iTunes Software
  98. Jean Piaget Archives (Les Archives Jean Piaget) – University of Geneva
  99. Jon’s Home School Resource Page – Jon Shemitz
  100. Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators – Categorized list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth.
  101. KIDSNET Media Guide – Describes upcoming programs on public, commercial and cable television networks for children, families and educators referenced by air date, curriculum areas, grade levels, supplemental materials, related multimedia, off-air taping rights, and sources for more information.
  102. Knowledge Network – “Electronic resource center designed to provide the educational community with information on promising practices in undergraduate education.” (From the Association of American Colleges & Universities.)
  103. LD OnLine – Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers and children.
  104. Learner Online – Annenberg/CPB Project
  105. Learner.org Professionally developed programming for K-12 classrooms. www.learner.org
  106. Learning Page of the Library of Congress
  107. Les Manuels scolaires québécois – Searchable database of over 7,000 Québec school books from 1765 to 1964. Includes illustrations, texts and history. Maintained by Paul Aubin, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (In French).
  108. Library of Congress Webcasts
  109. Magazines & Journals
  110. Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children – Subtitled: A Fifth Follow-Up Review of Industry Practices in the Motion Picture, Music Recording & Electronic Game Industries. A Report to Congress, Federal Trade Commission, April 2007.
  111. Math Forum
  112. Math TV Professional video lessons in mathematics. Covers basic math through calculus. www.mathtv.com
  113. MENC – National association for music education.
  114. MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching – “Free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education. With a continually growing collection of online learning materials, peer reviews and assignments, MERLOT helps faculty enhance instruction.”
  115. Michigan Electronic Library – Education – Outstanding resource for education, Hot Topics provides links to material on Block Scheduling, Charter Schools, Character Education and other topics of interest to educators.
  116. MiddleWeb: Exploring Middle School Reform – Resources for educators and parents from the Focused Reporting Project.
  117. MIT Open CourseWare Lectures and course materials for students, teachers, and self-learners. ocw.mit.edu | Also see: OpenCourseWare Finder
  118. MIT World Guide to more than 700 interesting MIT lectures. mitworld.mit.edu
  119. Montessori Connections – Provides links to Montessori schools with homepages.
  120. N.Y. State Education Department
  121. NASA Quest – “Dedicated to bringing NASA people, space and science to classrooms…”
  122. National Academy Press – Has more than 2,500 free online books available in a variety of versions, including scanned pages in image format, hypertext HTML books, and as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. Searchable and indexed by subject.
  123. National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
  124. National Center for Education Statistics – U.S. Department of Education. The Condition of Education, 2001 report summarizes important developments and trends in education using data from 59 indicators in six main areas.
  125. National Center for History in the Schools
  126. National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE)
  127. National Council for the Social Studies – Provides list of Notable Social Studies Books for Young People.
  128. National Council of Teachers of English
  129. National Education Association (NEA)
  130. National Geography Bee
  131. National Library of Education – “World’s largest federally funded library devoted solely to education.”
  132. National Public School Locator – Searchable database from the National Center for Education Statistics was “developed to enable school officials and others to obtain the correct name, address, phone number, NCES ID number, and other characteristics of a public school or school district when only limited information is known by the requestor.”
  133. National School Boards Association – Has Nationwide Job Listings and a Federation Member Directory with links to State Associations.
  134. National Science Digital Library – National Science Foundation.
  135. National Science Education Standards
  136. National Science Teachers Association
  137. National Staff Development Council – Professional association dedicated to improving teacher professional development.
  138. National Study of School Evaluation
  139. National Teaching and Learning Forum – Newsletter dealing with higher education issues from Oryx Press
  140. NeoK12 Aggregator of high-quality educational videos from around the Web. www.neok12.com
  141. New York State Regents Exams – Scanned NYS Regents High School Examinations available online at the Library in TIFF and GIF format
  142. New York Times Learning Network – Connects teachers of grades 6-12, their students and parents to a comprehensive news and education resources.
  143. NoodleTools – Research tools created by Debbie Abilock, a librarian and Damon Abilock, a software engineer. NoodleBib is an online free service that lets you format a bibliography, then print, save and send it to someone else. NoodleQuest helps get you started on your research project.
  144. Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory – Brown University
  145. Odyssey of the Mind – “World-wide, nonprofit organization that promotes creative team-based problem solving in a school program for students from kindergarten through college.”
  146. Online Writing Lab – Purdue University site offers helpful handouts and Resources for Teachers.
  147. Open Yale Courses Free access to a selection of introductory Yale courses. oyc.yale.edu
  148. Paradigm Online Writing Assistant – Online writer’s guide and handbook. (Chuck Guilford, Boise State University.)
  149. PBS Free videos from your favorite PBS programs, including NOVA and Frontline. www.pbs.org/video
  150. PBS Teacher Source – Over 1400 articles and activities. With RealAudio Archive of David Thronburg articles.
  151. Peterson’s Education Center – Includes searchable sections on private schools, undergraduate and graduate study, studying abroad, distance learning and summer programs for kids.
  152. Posse Foundation – Founded by Deborah Bieh, a MacArthur Fellow in 2007, the program “identifies, recruits, and trains incredible youth leaders from urban public high schools and sends these groups as “Posses” to top colleges and universities in this country.”
  153. Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation (PARE) – Online journal with refereed articles on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice published by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation (ERIC/AE) and the Department of Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation at the University of Maryland, College Park.
  154. Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology – U. S. Department of Education project makes competitive grants to consortia that are preparing future teachers to become proficient in the use of modern learning technologies.
  155. Private College-Preparatory Schools – Peterson’s Education Center
  156. Reading Online – International Reading Association
  157. ResearchChannel 3,500 videos from distinguished researchers and scholars. www.researchchannel.org
  158. Rice Education Club – Teaching Opportunities for Undergraduates and Recent Graduates
  159. Rising Star Internships — where college students can search for internships and/or post their resumes.
  160. SavvySource – Lists 55,000 preschools and provides the opionions of over 10,000 parents. In-depth profiles for preschools in Austin, Berkeley, Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle.
  161. SBC Knowledge Network – Lessons, Webquests, information for teachers and librarians. Blue Web’n “is an online library of 1800+ outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format.”
  162. ScholarSpot Educational video aggregator with a very simple user interface.www.scholarspot.com
  163. SchoolTube Video sharing platform for schools featuring original content created by students. www.schooltube.com
  164. Science Fair Project Resource Guide – Internet Public Library
  165. Scout Report – Weekly publication offers “a selection of new and newly discovered online resources of interest to researchers, educators, and anyone else with an interest in high-quality online material.”
  166. Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee – Includes weekly lessons and studying tips in Carolyn’s Corner.
  167. Scripta Paedagogica Online – Archives of digitzed texts of Education history in German-speaking countries (1760 – 1942) in the Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung (BBF)
  168. Snag A Job — a job sites for high school and college students looking for part-time, seasonal, or summer jobs. Search for a job by type of job or by location, and than apply online. Free to job-seekers.
  169. SnagFilms Library of free, full-length documentary films. www.snagfilms.com
  170. SSAT Online Student Guide – Secondary School Achievement Test
  171. State Education Statutes – Cornell’s Legal Information Institute’s collection of links to education laws, by state.
  172. Student Search System, Inc. — Specializes in finding internships and entry-level employment for college students and graduates.
  173. StudyStack – Table memorization tool (flashcard approach to learning)
  174. SummerInternships.com — provides expensive internship options (mostly summer, but expanding into fall and spring) in about 20 locations across the world. The all-inclusive programs include guaranteed internship placement, housing, meal plan, 6 planned weekend activities to the best tourist attractions in the area, a weekly seminar series, and daily transportation to and from work. Fee-based.
  175. SummerJobs.com — where summer job-seekers can search by keyword or location for summer jobs. A very nice resource.
  176. T.H.E. JOURNAL – Technological Horizons in Education; full-text archive of back issues.
  177. Teach for America Homepage – “National teacher corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors and cultural backgrounds who commit two years to teach in under-resourced urban and rural public schools.”
  178. Teachable Moment – “Provides educators with timely teaching ideas to encourage critical thinking on issues of the day and foster a positive classroom environment. It is a project of Educators for Social Responsibility Metropolitan Area.”
  179. Teacher Magazine
  180. Teachers TV Engaging, professional videos and practical resources for educator development. www.teachers.tv
  181. TeacherTube Online aggregator of educational videos.www.teachertube.com
  182. Teaching Tolerance Magazine
  183. TED Fascinating presentations by the world’s leading thinkers and doers. www.ted.org
  184. ThinkQuest – Non profit organization which offers programs designed to advance education through the use of technology.
  185. Times Higher Education Supplement Internet Service (THESIS) – Free registration
  186. U. S. Department of Education – Has sections on Financial Aid, News and Programs & Services. There is also a Database of U.S. Department of Education Publications in ERIC.
  187. United University Professions (UUP)
  188. University of Dreams Internship Program — offers fee-based ($5,500 and up) summer, spring, and fall internships for college students in 11 cities worldwide. Provides guaranteed internship placement, housing, meal plan, 6 planned weekend activities to local tourist attractions, a weekly seminar series, and daily transportation to and from work. Fee-based.
  189. Videojug Collection of videos from professors, professionals, coaches, teachers, and consultants. www.videojug.com
  190. Virtual Reference Desk – United States Department of Education project connect users with experts and subject expertise.
  191. Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars — through its programs, students can earn academic credit while they gain practical experience, discover professional strengths and weaknesses, and evaluate career paths.
  192. WatchKnow Comprehensive online directory of educational videos aggregated from across the Web. www.watchknow.org
  193. What did you do in the war, Grandma? – An oral history of Rhode Island women during World War II written by students in the Honors English Program at South Kingstown High School
  194. WonderHowTo Search engine and directory of free how-to videos. www.wonderhowto.com
  195. World Lecture Hall – Links to pages and servers created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web for instructional purposes; University of Texas, Austin.
  196. www4teachers – Indexed collection of online resources made “by teachers for teachers.” Offers some useful Tools including TrackStar, an “on-line interface that helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites (URLs) into lessons. The list of resources acts like a table of contents and remains visible throughout the lesson allowing the user/student to easily browse through the lesson and stay on track.” Intended primarily for grades 5-12, TrackStar provides teachers with a framwork for instruction and is searchable by keyword and browsable by date and theme.
  197. Yahoo! – Education
  198. Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute – “Educational partnership between Yale University and the New Haven Public Schools designed to strengthen teaching and learning in local schools and, by example, in schools across the country.” There is a directory of Curriculum Units produced by Fellows from 1978-2000 as well as a topical index. Recent units have included Responding to American Words and Images, American Children’s Literature, Global Change, Humans and the Coastal Ocean, American Maid: Growing Up Female in Life and Literature and The Blues Impulse.
  199. Young Adult Librarians’ Home Page
  200. YouTube EDU Free lectures from more than one hundred colleges and universities. www.youtube.com/edu | Also see: Talks@Google
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