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Enlist this newly redesigned web site for help with teacher recruitment

Enlist this newly redesigned web site for help with teacher recruitment

Recruiting New Teachers Inc. (RNT) has revised and updated its National Teacher Recruitment Clearinghouse, which first launched in 2000 and now helps thousands of teachers and school systems locate each…

“Explore Mars Now” gives new meaning to the term ‘roving reporter’

“Explore Mars Now” gives new meaning to the term ‘roving reporter’

After deploying two lunar probes this summer to explore the possibility of life on Mars, scientists at NASA and around the world contend it won’t be long before man takes…

“The Physics Classroom” is sure to set learning in motion

“The Physics Classroom” is sure to set learning in motion

Mathsoft Engineering & Education Inc., which makes the popular StudyWorks! software, has published a free online tutorial that uses animations and other interactive elements to teach high school physics. Authored…

Help new teachers succeed with this free resource from Scholastic

Help new teachers succeed with this free resource from Scholastic

For new teachers, assuming control of a classroom for the first time can be a daunting experience. Recognizing that beginning educators often need additional support, the folks at Scholastic have…

Make a complex topic easier with ebrary’s free Middle East resources

Make a complex topic easier with ebrary’s free Middle East resources

As American troops hunker in for an extended stay in newly liberated Iraq—and as Iran now looms as another potential threat to the nation’s security—classroom teachers no doubt will be…

Free web resources promote effective technology use in education

Free web resources promote effective technology use in education

Intel Corp. has created a series of free web resources for students and educators as part of its effort to promote the effective use of technology in education. “Design and…

The Smithsonian’s educational web site offers its content and resources online

The Smithsonian’s educational web site offers its content and resources online

The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies has created a free educational web site for students, educators, and families based on the Smithsonian Institution’s content. The educator section offers…

Free student and teacher web sites, spam-free eMail accounts from Oracle

Free student and teacher web sites, spam-free eMail accounts from Oracle

Oracle Corp. offers a free online learning community for students ages 7-14, called Think.com, which provides students and teachers with their own web sites, spam-free eMail accounts, and discussion tools.…

Free web-based tool helps manage eRate paperwork

Free web-based tool helps manage eRate paperwork

eRate consulting firm Funds for Learning LLC has created a web-based tool that schools and libraries can use at no cost to manage the extensive paperwork required by the eRate.…

Construct top-notch current events lessons with “Rebuilding Iraq”

Construct top-notch current events lessons with “Rebuilding Iraq”

This timely web site from Scholastic Inc. takes students inside post-war Iraq for a look at the issues faced by United States troops and Iraqi citizens as they begin constructing…