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ConserveOnline
 
A "one-stop" online, public library, created and maintained by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with other conservation organizations.
 
Holocaust Teacher Resource Center
 
This Holocaust Teacher Resource Center (TRC) web site, is dedicated to the memory of the six million Jewish people slaughtered during the Holocaust and the millions other people slaughtered during the Nazi era. It strives to combat prejudice and bigotry by transforming the horrors of the Holocaust into positive lessons to help make this a better and safer world for everybody. This site is sponsored by the Holocaust Education Foundation, Inc.
 
International Mathematical Olympiad
 
The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School students and is held annually in a different country
 
 
Kathy Shrock's Guide for Educators
 
 
MathCounts
 
MATHCOUNTS is a national math coaching and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and territory.
 
Music Teacher's Resource Site
 
Welcome to the MTRS. Since 1996 we have helped thousands of music teachers and teaching students with their queries, lesson ideas etc.
 
Reading Sites for Primary Grades
 
 
National Geographic Bee (grades 4-8)
 
Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through eight are eligible for this entertaining and challenging test of geographic knowledge.
 
National Biological Information Infrastructure
 
This area of the NBII provides educators, parents, and students of all ages with access to online resources that emphasize the teaching of biology, biodiversity, and ecology. Included are activities, lesson plans, experiments, projects, resources, and references for classroom and home use. The goal of this area of the NBII is to assist teachers and parents in educating today's students and shaping the biologists, resource managers, and environmental stewards of tomorrow.
 
Office of Math, Science and Technology Education
 
The goal of MSTE is to serve as a model-builder for innovative, standards-based, technology-intensive mathematics and science instruction at the K-16 levels.
 
Scholastic Teachers
 
Scholastic is a provider of learning products and services in school, at home, and in all media that children love.
 
Sites for Teachers
 
Sitesforteachers.com is a list of the best teacher's resource and educational sites on the net.
 
Teachers@Random (Random House Books)
 
 
 
TeacherLINK
 
TeacherLINK, an online teacher resource for public educators and students, is provided as a free public service by Nathan Smith, the Adele and Dale Young Education Technology Center and Utah State University's College of Education and Human Services.
Now that we are using the Internet in the classroom to support instruction, it is important the area of assessment be addressed. One usable method for teachers is to provide a rubric for student use and for both formative and summative assessment purposes. Another is to provide some type of graphic organizer. You will find a collection of assessment rubrics and graphic organizers that may be helpful to you as you design your own. Let me know if you have one you would like to share!
 
Teachers Net
 
An extensive online teacher resource center including a mentor support center designed to foster peer support and development.
 
Teachers Net Chat Board
 
Browse the latest 25 posts from the teachers. You will also find several other chatboards by teaching level.
 
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