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Resources for K-12
The URL for this page is: http://bullpup.lib.unca.edu/library/rr/teachers.html
Features an excellent "Teacher's Guide" that includes
a tutorial on Internet literacy and tips for evaluating Web sites.
Yahoo organizes Web pages by category, usually from broad subjects to
Excellent search engine!
Web Searching Tips
Each search engine is searched in a slightly different way.
Always read the help and instruction screens when you use a new search engine.
Chapter 6 of Ramsey's library instruction textbook provides an
excellent introduction to searching the Web. This textbook is available
online. "Using the Internet and World Wide Web for
Research." In Making Sense of Library Research, Chapter 6.
Professional Information Sites
North Carolina Public Schools
Essential site from the N.C. Dept. of Public Instruction provides
information on schools, licensure requirements, employment, and education
news. Includes an online searchable version of competency-based curriculum
goals and objectives.
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Provides information on the National Board assessment and certification
Sponsored by the Instructional Technology Division of the North
Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Provides access to
selected journal and magazine databases and brings together carefully
evaluated, child-specific Web sites to assist teachers and parents in
providing appropriate resources for the K-12 community. A few of the
the many useful features are:
- A list of "Essential Web Sites" for teachers;
- Links to virtual resources about North Carolina;
- A searchable database
for reviews of instructional materials.
Gateway to Educational Material
Sponsored by the US Department of Education, the Gateway is "the key
to one-stop, any-stop access to high quality lesson plans, curriculum
units, and other education resources on the Internet."
Includes a search engine for educational Web sites only, lesson plans,
articles written by education experts, and information on how to make the
best use of technology in the classrooms.
Ramsey Library Research Guides
These guides to selected Internet resources also contain information
about library collections, services, and research sources. See the
Subject Specific Sites
ArtsEdge (The Kennedy Center)
Includes curricula, lessons, and activities.
EconEdLink (National Council on Economic Education)
Classroom-tested, Internet-based lessons and resources.
Includes a list of national geography standards with lesson
plans and activities for each standard.
EDSITEment (National Endowment for the Humanities)
A gateway for
high-quality Internet materials in the subject areas of literature and
language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Features links to NCTM reviewed Web resources and Internet-based lesson
Science NetLink ( American Association for the Advancement of
A comprehensive site for K-12 science educators that includes reviewed
Web sites and lessons.
Reference Tools & Activity Sites
American Memory Projecthttp://memory.loc.gov/
Search online historical collections from the
Library of Congress. Find interactive lessons and activities on the
Benís Guide to Government for Kids
Learn how our government works with Benís learning
tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.
Education Technology at UNCA
Links to sites that will help preservice teachers
meet NC teaching licensure requirements for technology. Has an excellent list
of "Blue Ribbon Sites."
Learning and research portal sponsored by the folks
at Microsoft. Features the Encarta Encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and other
reference tools for kids, teachers, and parents.
Visit the language Center, search the Collegiate
Dictionary and Thesaurus, play word games, and check out the "Word of the
A resource for using the WebQuest model to teach
with the web.
Sample some of World Bookís great content with
special online learning activities.
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