Education 

General 

Annenberg Media
"Includes media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools.  It provides Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers.  These resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg Media videos exemplify excellent teaching."

Federal resources for educational excellence
Includes more than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources from dozens of federal agencies.

The Education Virtual Library
A wide range of web materials and tools related to education and learning.  The listings are broken up by educational level, resources, type of site, and country.

Explorations in Learning & Instruction: The Theory Into Practice Database
TIP is a tool intended to make learning and instructional theory more accessible to educators. The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction. These theories can also be accessed by learning domains and concepts.

U.S. Department of Education: Topics from A to Z
Designed to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence for all Americans.  Provides selected ED information for teachers, principals, parents and families, students, higher education administrators and institutions, and grantees and technical assistance providers.

Developing Education Standards
A repository for information about educational standards and curriculum frameworks from all sources (national, state, local, and other.)

EduHound
A comprehensive metasite that has "everything for education K-12."

Education World, the educator's best friend
A comprehensive website that has everything needed for education K-12. It has "lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts," etc.

Education Statistics at a Glance
Education Statistics at a Glance brings together data from several NCES sources including: The Condition of Education, The Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics. Together these sources provide a comprehensive overview and analysis of the state of education in the United States and comparisons to other countries.

The Educator's Reference Desk
A collection containing more than 2,000 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States and the world. It provides over 3,000 resources on a variety of educational issues including Internet sites, educational organizations, and electronic discussion groups developed by an expert team of network information specialists in response to educators? questions.  It also includes access to the ERIC database ---the world's largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. The site also contains frequently asked questions and archives of answers to hot topics in education.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans Library
Find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by teachers for teachers. Browse by subject, grade, or both.  Provides links to Web sites with thousands of lesson plans. Some lesson plans include suggestions for adaptations for older or younger audiences.

Technology

Educational Freeware
A variety of shareware programs that are free to download in a variety of subjects.

Educational Shareware
A variety of "shareware."  Minimal fees apply to maintain site and its links.  Gives a wide range of materials on education as well as many other topics of interest or need.

Teachers at work : Internet tools for teachers
Free software downloads, 5000 reviewed education web sites, add 3000 education bookmarks to your browser, and sign on to have the newsletter and 100 web site reviews delivered to your e-mail address each month and much more.

Online Journals

Knowledge Quest: Journal of the Association of School Librarians
Published bimonthly September through June by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association. Knowledge Quest is devoted to offering substantive information to assist building-level library media specialists, supervisors, library educators, and other decision makers concerned with the development of school library media programs and services. Articles address the integration of theory and practice in school librarianship and new developments in education, learning theory, and relevant disciplines.  KQWeb, the on-line component of Knowledge Quest, is dedicated to enhancing the print publication with expanded articles and original content.

School Library Media Links
A collection of links to Web sites that contain relevant research reports and other documents that may help practicing school library media specialists and researchers in the school media field. A link exists for the full online text of the School Library Media Research Journal.

T.H.E. Journal
Dedicated to providing educators with information about new technologies in education.  Provides up-to-date conference information. Includes conference with both a strong technology track and participation by those who influence the use of technology. Provides a wide range of education links.