Favorite ETX Sites
Favorite Education Links
Here are some interesting links you might fine of value.
The current version of Lego-Logo I referred to in my presentation is offered through the LEGO - PITSCO Division. They offer both retail and education versions of similar products: :
Apple Computer's outstanding resource of ideas where teachers can both look and submit ideas:
A teacher bulletin board, discussion and lesson plan forum which is interesting on occasion, but somewhat unstructured:
One of the more comprehensive web sites (via the Discovery Channel) is Kathy Schrock's Guide for teacher resources and links:
A well organized and funded website offering content for teachers, where you can submit thoughts:
One of the better formulated teacher training sites:
I have been interested in this learning program for a couple years and watched it obtain funding though a variety of sources. Kids earn "time dollars" if they work online to research classroom relate questions:
Additionally, some of my favorite people to talk to around the Pacific Northwest (where I live) are:
Dr. Dee Dickinson, founder of the New Horizons for Learning group. She's a long time friend of both mine and Dr. Terry Bergeson (Supt. of Public Instruction, State of Washington)and considered by many as an educator's educator. Located in Seattle, their current web address is:
Another terrific resource Dr. Bergeson has talked into relocating from Colorado to this State is Shirley McCune. She is a highly respected educator and has been developing an outstanding web site to assist learners at:
- Yahoo's collection of info. on commerce, taxes, business and more!
- Offers links to all types of literature, ancient and modern!
Webster's Dictionary - You want to know what a word means quickly? Look it up right here!
- From info. on ballet to info. on tango, this has it all!
History of Art - Information on all art form of all different countries!
Music - Sheet music, modern groups, magazines, marching bands, monks, and more!
The Performing Arts - Hey theater buffs, here's some great ideas for plays!
Photography - Famous photographers as well as exhibits and events. Check it out!
Art - Paintings and lists of institutions for those wanting to get involved in the art world!
- Having trouble in class? See how this site for foreign travelers teaches your language!
French: French Grammar - Just click on a button, and you can test your French skills!
French: French Page - The history of France written entirely in French -- a good way to improve reading skills!
FranceOnLine - A page dedicated to French speakers and students taking French in the U.S. Il est tres bien!
German: Der Spiegel Magazine - The popular German magazine online -- see what they have to say today!
Spanish: Mexico, Arte y Cultura - The history, art, and culture of Mexico written in Spanish!
Spanish: Spanish Internet - A site made for English speakers who want to know what's happening in Spain and other Spanish speaking countries!
- This is the place to go if you want to know about psychology!
Sociology - A site helpful to all people taking the Sociology course!
Social Sciences in General - Whatever social science you are presently taking at CHS, this has it!
Available Sites-All of the following sites are indices of various web pages that have a considerable amount of information. Try it out to see if you can make something click that you maybe had trouble with!
Geology and Geophysics
- A site for all the latest sports scores and stories!
ESPNET Sportszone - This is where to find the most comprehensive sports information out there! If you have Netscape 2.0 or Java, check out the real-time sports ticker.
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