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“PBS TeacherLine, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, is
committed to helping teachers acquire the skills they need to prepare students for a
successful future. TeacherLine provides online professional development through
facilitated modules that meet state and local standards, supportive and collaborative
learning communities and exemplary Internet-based resources.” Links to National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics (, National Society of Teachers of
English (, and International Society of Technology
Educators ( All sites have links to lesson plans, ideas, tools, that are
grade specific.
“The HPR*TEC mission is to help teachers and other educators create, share, or find
solutions to problems they encounter when integrating technology into education.” This
is a free site.

Some of the various links available on HPR*TEC are:

RubiStar -RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not
have the time to develop them from scratch.

TrackStar - TrackStar helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites (URLs) for use
in lessons. The resource list remains visible allowing the user to easily stay on track.

NoteStar – take notes on line as researching
Quiz Star – create online quizzes - games, activities, etc. - resources for teachers
Kathy Schrock’s guide for infusing technology into the curriculum
bibliography, citation formats

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MarcoPolo Website – “The mission of the MarcoPolo program is to create premier,
standards-based Internet Content and provide the requisite professional development to
every teacher in the United States, and to maintain the program in a way that allows it to
scale throughout the United States and be sustainable over time, so it may enrich teaching
and dramatically affect student achievement for generations to come.
National site with a search engine that allows you to search in a number of ways: by
keyword, subject, grade, sponsor, etc. The sponsors are J. F. Kennedy Center of the
Performing Arts, National Council for Economic Education, National Endowment for the
Humanities, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Council of Teachers
of English, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Geographic.

Lessons include ideas, online activities, extended activities, links to other sites. The
lessons are aligned to national standards.
This is Mississippi’s site, which is aligned to state standards.

A link from TeacherExchange ( ) at
the MDE site. Good info on How To: Power Point, attachments, resizing clip art, etc. as
well as links to many sites
Excellent site that contains downloadable guides to various packages including Word,
Power Point, Outlook, etc.
Webquests on various subjects, ready to be used. This will also give you ideas on
formulating your own webquest.
International Children’s Digital Library
A partnership between The Annenberg Foundation and The Corporation for Public
Broadcasting to advance excellent teaching in American schools.
Videos, sound clips, public channel live broadcasts

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Eduweb® is an award-winning developer of educational Web sites and activities for
museums, zoos, and other educational organizations and corporations. Since 1996,
Eduweb has produced over 50 immersive, interactive, and in-depth adventures about art,
science, and history. Eduweb specializes exclusively in educational games, simulations,
and learning modules.
Clearinghouse for collaborative projects from across the globe - projects hosted by the
Global SchoolNet Foundation, other reputable organizations, and outstanding partner
projects conducted by teachers worldwide
JASON is one of the nation's leading providers of experienced-based curriculum and
professional development for science educators. Using multi-media tools and access to
the nation's leading scientists, JASON combines genuine scientific expeditions around
the world, standards-based curriculum and accredited professional development to
help teachers bring the thrill of discovery to the classroom

Students through secondary school can join global projects. Teachers and youth group
leaders from around the world plan activities and projects for their students in KIDPROJ-
COORD, the adult discussion area of KIDPROJ. Student work is posted on the web in
Kidlink's KidSpace.
Meet the people of NASA and look over their shoulders as they make NASA's goals a
reality. Whether in the area of aerospace design or training for space walks, NASA Quest
is a rich resource for educators, kids and space enthusiasts who are interested in meeting
and learning about NASA people and the national space program. NASA Quest allows
the public to share the excitement of NASA's authentic scientific and engineering
pursuits like flying in the Shuttle and the International Space Station, exploring distant
planets with amazing spacecraft, and building the aircraft of the future.

The Odyssey is an Internet-based non-profit. Our mission is to promote global
awareness among youth and involve them in activities to create positive change in the
world. More than 1300 classes in over 80 countries are traveling the world via The
Odyssey website, their connection to a Team of five educators doing a real two-year
World Trek. The Team is visiting ten major non-western countries to document their
histories and cultures : Guatemala, Peru, Zimbabwe, Mali, Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Iran,
India, and China. The photos, video, audio, and text they capture are posted on the
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website twice a week for students to follow along, free of charge. Students can also
interact with the Team and prominent local figures such as Nobel Peace Prize Laureates
via chats, e-mail, polls, and discussion boards.

Learn basic physics concepts and review them in the Physics Tutorial. Check Your
Understanding quizzes let you know you got it.  Is physics difficult for you to visualize?
Do you need to see it to understand it? Then visit the Multimedia Physics Studio.
Practice your skills in Physics Help. Hone your skills by graphing problems,
recognizing forces, identifying vector magnitude and direction, and practice vector
addition.     site has lesson plans, ideas, grants, etc.

DigitalCurriculum™ ("DC") is the curriculum video-on-demand site produced and provided by
the Audio Visual Group, Inc. a California Corporation dba AIMS Multimedia and
DigitalCurriculum with its corporate offices located at 9710 De Soto Avenue, Chatsworth,
California 91311 (Licensor from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, a reading
resource targeted specifically for young readers    designed to sharpen math and science skills in the MS solving historical mysteries, searching out facts behind
local folklore; includes lesson plans, etc.

math manipulative site

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