These are excellent reference sites with an emphasis on lesson plans for the new and experienced teacher.
American Teachers is a truly valuable site for any teacher, administrator, or staff member. Browse through thousands of lesson plans. Have an online parent/teacher conference at the click of a button.
Classroom. net is a leading provider of online and professional development resources to integrate the internet and classroom as one. The subject materials are diverse and cover just about every class subject taught.
The reconstructors is an interactive online game in which the students assume the rolls of scientist, geographer, detective, and historian. The focus of the game is to teach drug awareness and help the student make informed decisions to avoid them. A fun way for kids to learn to just say "NO"!
Eduplace provides resources for elementary school teachers, students, and parents. Browse through a vast supply of lesson plans covering such topics as reading, math, science, social studies, and much more. Professional development help and advice is also available.
Web Integration and Interactivity:
These sites are designed to integrate the web into your curriculum to enhance the learning experience.
Excursion Central is a site dedicated to providing you everything you need to integrate the web into your lesson plans. With Excursion, your students can take field trips without ever leaving the classroom.
These are reference sites dedicated to specific subject material, categorized by subject.
Art and Literature
Eyes on Art is an excellent site to augment the art teacher's teaching style by presenting activities that challenge the art student to look carefully at the visual arts.
An Animated History of Books brings to life the history of books from the earliest cave-paintings to the most modern of electronic media.
This site is dedicated to the art education of young children. The idea box offers articles, seasonal themes, projects, and printable screens.
These are excellent reference sites with an emphasis on the teaching profession.
The George Lucas Educational Foundation com is an excellent newspaper-style website dedicated to the professional teacher created by award winning director George Lucas. Here, you may read the accounts and odysseys of other teachers from around the country and stay informed as to the current trends in the educational profession.
Instructor is America's oldest magazine for elementary school instructors. Within its pages you will find strategies for effective curriculums professional development opportunities, and assessment aids.
Middle School is a site dedicated to the middle school teacher and administrator. It presents articles and information on such topics as school reform and education technology.
Middleweb is a site dedicated to the middle school teacher, administrator and middle school education system in general. Browse stories and read the experiences of other middle school teachers. This is a great resource for the new middle school teacher.
Convergemag is an online magazine devoted to the full education spectrum. Grades K-12, community college, university, corporate university and training are all covered in detail. Convergemag focuses on the integration of digital technology and education.
In tales from the Electronic Frontier, ten teachers share their actual teaching experiences in K-12 mathematics and science. Each account is followed by questions and comments making it an ideal site for new teachers, as well as more experienced ones seeking a different viewpoint.
Tapped In is a collaboration of K-12 teachers, librarians, professional development staff, faculty and students who engage is programs and group activities with colleagues.
These sites provide general
information ranging from child health to counseling issues, and
History and Social Sciences
Early America contains a vast wealth of information regarding the late 18th, and early 19th century America. Through newspapers, documents, images, and maps, students get a hands-on "tour" of early American history.
History and Politics Out
Loud is a searchable, browsable
This site explores many once-thriving communities such as Mesopotamia, Teotihucam, and Chaco Canyon, and offers possible theories on their populations' disappearances. The students learn how scientists piece together information and assemble clues.