An excellent starting point when searching for federal programs, statistics, and initiatives, with a nice sampling of publications available from the Department of Education, several of which can be viewed online and printed, or downloaded using Adobe Acrobat .pdf format for printing of a typeset-quality document. Also included are the department's budget, directories of offices and individuals, press releases, and a searchable ERIC database, 1991-1996.
Profiles programs, resources, services, & selective publications available through the Dept., which can be searched using keywords and subjects, or by selecting a major category of information. Shortcuts are provided to information regarding teacher certification, professional licensing, the New York State Library and New York State Archives, and employment opportunities. Also find links to Curriculum Resource Guides by subject, Assessment Guidelines and Educational Standards by discipline.
An informative site produced by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). It includes journal articles,professional development links, education news and membership information.
MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. (from website) You can browse by subject. With a free membership, you may also post comments, assignments, and materials to this site.
A non-profit association formed in 1987, the U.S. Distance Learning Association has become a leading source of information and recommendations for government agencies, Congress, industry and educators at all levels who wish to embark upon the development of distance learning programs.
This site is billed as "the only place ONLINE where you can find comprehensive information about PBS programming with extended off-air rights," in terms of videotaping for classroom use in the U.S. Includes a program description, grade level, cross-curricular applications, and teacher recommendations to select world-wide web sites. Produced by: Public Broadcasting's Teacher Resource Service.
"From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator's Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses. "