A TON of K12 Resources for those yet to reach information overload!
The following draft web site listing is IN ADDITION to the many resources already
posted in your class guide at http://lone-eagles.com/guide.htm
This represents a work in progress and is loosely organized. Similar listings on other topics are also under construction! Have Fun Exploring!
A recent uniquely valuable listing of K12 teacher-training resources and K12 resource listings is at http://lone-eagles.com/aisa.htm
ONLINE COURSE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING SITES
Online Teaching Courses & Course Development
Everything you could ever want to know about creating and teaching online courses, is
in this site.
"Web Course in a Box (WCB)"www.utexas.edu/cc/cit/facweb/webco.html
WCB is "freeware designed to allow faculty with minimal technical expertise
to create and manage web courses". Covers ten top course authoring systems!
A site on how to create an online course including the advantages and
This site defines the many roles of the online instructor.
Take a look at this great site for teacher's interested in teaching online
is the UMUC - Bell Atlantic Virtual Resource Site for Teaching with
Technology http://www.umuc.edu/virtualteaching/ . It has a free course on
how to teach a course online with interactive modules. In addition, it
explains what types of online activities are best suited for your different
A Review of Secondary Netcourses and Virtual Schools
MUST-SEE MEGASITES FOR TEACHERS
Sites for Teachers
Over a hundred ranked sites for teachers.
CNN's K12 resources
A New K12 Portal
www.EduFly.com Many major K12 sites listed!
Educational Technology Resources
It bills itself as a supersite (which it is!).
Tutorials and resources to empower teachers!
Helping teachers find the best of the 100,000 K12 sites
It is wonderful. Through it you can
connect with other teachers in email clubs, gleen from expert teachers
experiences, and view a list of teachers' favorite web sites. I looked
up one at www.syvum.com/online/english.html
www.theeducatorsnetwork.com/ has been very helpful for me since it links to sites that help generate organization tools for students such as assignment sheets, calendars, etc.
I just discovered a great site for project based learning.
http://www.edventures.com / This is a program that works great with
homeschoolers or anyone interested in exciting projects for their
kids/students. It does carry a cost. $7.95/month. But there is a 2 wk.
free trial. There are 8 different subject areas and a tracking system to
motivate the students and keep the teacher/parent up to date. I like it.
This is a site for teachers who want to power their students'learning with
technology. It includes Web lessons, interviews, and discussions on using
technology in education.
This site it to facilitate the introduction of WWW technology into K12
This includes ideas for using the web in your classroom, as well as
including internet "treasure hunts", weblinks, and more.
Scholastic's Site Map
Resources for kids, teachers, and parents on
everything from favorite books to lessons to activities and news.
Another huge K12 site with links to the other major sites
Everything a K teacher could want.
Kindergarten Class Home Page Directory
San Diego Webquests Archive
Resources gathers through technology challenge grants
Free Worksheets and more!
Columbia Education Centers Mini Lessons
http://yn.la.ca.us/cec Their new site: http://www.col-ed.org/cur/
Matching Curriculum to Your State's Standards
Includes explorasource, a FREE online tool to
connect learning resources with your state's standards.
http://Lightspan.com has a new state standards
curriculum matching database
Select "Teachers" and click on Edutest.com on the left column.
Assessment tools for state testing
Free service that allows you to keep bookmarks online and share them with others
This site contains links just for kids.
New Online Resource for Professional Development Providers
TE-MAT Teacher Education Materials Project:
A Database for K-12 Mathematics and Science Professional Development
Too good to be true, Sea Expeditions on one of 7 sailboats. Courses
for disadvantaged and at-risk youth in a project-based, performance
class with real world experience and Maryland outcomes and indicators
for their state test.
Children can read or listen to stories of their chosing and can submit their own story to be published on the web site.
My first searching tip is to use the "Quick Reference Card" found on
http://northernlight.com . It has numerous tips compiled in a easy-to-read
format. The chart includes the abbreviation, meaning, and examples of all
the tips found in our Manuel and more. I would suggest printing out this
card and leaving it out next to your computer for reference.
Pamela Elliots webquests:
Web Quest Generator
Learn more about Emotional Intelligence and more at the George Lucas Fountation site!
All of you may be interested in a product called BlueGLAS. It has the
capability to produce coursework that is multilingual, multimedia, and
accessible to people with disabilties. It can be found at www.blueglas.com .
Online Course Sources
www.classroom.com Internet education for grades K-12; curriculum for Internet research, books with hotlinks and lesson plans, webguides
www.keystonehighschool.com High school courses, including online courses
www.dis.dpi.state.nd.us Correspondence classes for grades 5-12, some online
www.edventures.com/idea Online hands-on project based subscription service that develops problem solving skills
www.dist-ed.uaf.edu Distance education through the colleges of the University of Alaska college system
http://indepstudy.ext.missouri.edu High school and college courses, courses for grades 3-college
http://coned.byu.edu/is High school and college courses, courses for grades 3-college
Frank's recommendations for sites to explore as course sources
http://lone-eagles.com/courses.htm A dozen sources for K12 courses
http://onlinelearning.net See their offers for brokering your classes!
http://class.com Touts more online courses than anyone else.
http://elearning.com touts more courses than anyone else, too
http://www.blackboard.com touts hundreds of K12
This site offered a big listing of various K12 online course offerings. http://www.monterey.k12.ca.us/~snlornzo/links/parlinks.html#Anchor-Online-35326
Note the many free tutorial and course sources at http://lone-eagles.com/webtour7.htm
Dozens of sources for courses for Teachers http://lone-eagles.com/self.htm
Curriculum Adminstrator's 2001 Web Site Awards
www.learningnetwork.com (new!) incorporates www.edgate.com
www.scholatic.com see free classroom web pages at www.scholastic.com/toolkit/
Other Good Sites:
www.mhln.com Most pre-k resources/ New site from McGraw Hill
Professional Development for Teachers
www.taskstream.com web tools for prof dev.
Free courses for basic computer skills
Online courses for school planners
www.nsba.org/itte/onlinecourses.html New free online courses for planners
http://compaq.com/education/techbuilder/ school planning software and grantwriting
www.wcom.com/marcopolo/ extensive teacher training (leading natl provider)
See for example the PBS teacher training developed by Stephan Knobloch. It
includes hands-on lessons, is practice-based, and offers prof development
K12 Broadband www.att.com/learningnetwork/broadband
Read about the "ART as the Fourth R"at
EdWeb Dictionary: http://edweb.gsn.org/dic.html
The Civic Mind: Law resources for educators
To support the design of effective professional development opportunities
for teachers, the Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Consortia and the
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse developed the Blueprints CD-ROM and Web
International Teaching resources and jobs
Stop by Brain Food to find a collection of puzzles ranging from word games to logic
problems to riddles. The puzzles on this site are challenging and fun. You can find Brain Food at:
Easy web curriculum authoring tools - Select teachers, and tools
University of Akron; piloting a wireless laptop initiative for student use