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Peruse this Houghton Mifflin site for NCLB news and information

Peruse this Houghton Mifflin site for NCLB news and information

To mark the one-year anniversary of the controversial No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), educational publisher Houghton Mifflin has unveiled a new web site dedicated to helping schools achieve the…

“Illuminations” uses Java applets to shed light on difficult math concepts

“Illuminations” uses Java applets to shed light on difficult math concepts

Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), “Illuminations” aims to revitalize mathematics instruction for students by providing a wealth of online resources spanning the entire math curriculum.…

Tap into this CoSN toolkit for “Promoting Online Safety”

Tap into this CoSN toolkit for “Promoting Online Safety”

The Consortium for School Networking has released new resources to help guide school leaders when they talk to parents and other community members about online safety issues. Sponsored by the…

Browse the “National Science Digital Library”

Browse the “National Science Digital Library”

More than 100 teams of educators nationwide are working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop what they hope will be the nation’s most comprehensive digital library for the…

Examine the ABCs of reading with help from PBS

Examine the ABCs of reading with help from PBS

“Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers” is the latest in a long line of complementary educational web sites from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). According to the site, this resource, which…

“Leave No Child Behind” leaves no rule unexplored

“Leave No Child Behind” leaves no rule unexplored

No one said meeting the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act would be easy. To help schools, districts, and state departments of education overcome the challenges of the…

Mine this online resource for valuable data-using strategies

Mine this online resource for valuable data-using strategies

From the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) comes the second in a compendium of informative perspectives about new trends in educational technology. “No More Flying Blind: Using Data-Driven Decision-Making to…

“Five Sites” has something for everyone ages 9-12 to explore

“Five Sites” has something for everyone ages 9-12 to explore

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has created a new learning hub for nine- to 12-year-olds, where students can explore five interactive sites based on educational programs broadcast on public television.…

Create smaller high schools using the wisdom culled here

Create smaller high schools using the wisdom culled here

Research suggests that students benefit both academically and socially from a smaller, more personalized high school environment. This web resource, sponsored by Jobs for the Future (JFF), is intended to…

Maintain a healthy school environment with help from this resource

Maintain a healthy school environment with help from this resource

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is using the internet to help educators and other stakeholders address health issues in schools. EPA’s “Healthy School Environments” web site provides online resources for…