Interesting Sites for Education and Curricular Development
Just in time for the 1996 National Elections is this opportunity to
participate in an on-line elections forum. Make this link to
visit the Tele-Elections '96 Homepage.
Two sites suggested by Pam Harden
show how access to
original source materials can enrich one's teaching practice and is made
much easier via the Internet:
Here are three that relate to educational issues. One offers the latest
in school and curriculum research and reform from NCREL; the second site
is the creation of an organization called Children Now, an advocacy
group for children; and the third links to sites on the WEB of interest to
and supported by K-12 Schools:
- Civil War
- United States Holocaust Museum
- Pathways to
- K-12 Hotlist
Check out the incredibly useful newsletter coming out of Washington state.
It's called "From Now On."
Here is a thoughtful newsletter on many of the issues and policies you face
as a point person for technology in schools.They also have links to other
useful resources dealing with internet use in schools. If you do not have
use policies in place, then check out their case study section. It is an
eye opener about the possible nightmares and pitfalls that await the
And here's a site for frequent updates on what's new and exciting from
the Wide World Web to e-Mail Discussion groups:
The next four sites relate to the particular tasks we're unertaking here
in developing training practices and guidelines for acceptable use and
supporting users of this dynamic sea of information:
And, naturally, a way to get to SEOVEC...
Here are some references to Women's Resources on the Internet that may be
of interest to a number of our members:
- This is a link to the SEOVEC system. DO NOT USE IT UNLESS YOU ARE AN
ACCOUNT HOLDER ON THAT SYSTEM - or you may find yourself "stuck."
- *TEL*Telnet to
- SEOVEC Internet Application
- SEOVEC General System Information
- Link to Resources for Teachers and Educational Technology.
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