At first glance, the Internet doesn't seem like a great tool for teachers. But when combined with guidance and creativity, it comes alive as a teaching tool. The ability to step outside the boundaries of the classroom with a click makes the Internet invaluable to most any teacher. Read the article.Lesson Plans & Activities
Many educational institutions, libraries, community and senior centers use Learn the Net to help their students master this medium. If you are an Internet educator, we've developed a set of lesson plans for you. Feel free to print, distribute and modify them as you wish, provided that you adhere to our copyright guidelines.
The creator of the Star Wars franchise bankrolls a foundation with a stated mission of improving public education. Join some of the online groups to network with innovative educators.
If you are looking for lesson plans, make this site your first stop. Browse by subject and filter search results by grade level, adult education and other criteria.
Funded by the National Science Foundation, the NSDL provides "high quality, interactive resources that help our nation's educators bring cutting-edge, real-world science into their classrooms and stimulate excitement for science in today's digital learners".
With roots in education, public television provides a wealth of engaging content for students and teachers. The site provides classroom resources to harness PBS content by integrating it into the curriculum.
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching offers peer reviewed learning materials in over 20 disciplines. You can also network with colleagues, create your own content and find learning exercises.
"The Flat Classroom™ Project is a global collaborative project that joins together middle and senior high school students. This project is part of the emerging tend in internationally-aware schools to embrace a holistic and constructivist educational approach to work collaboratively with others around the world in order to create students who are competitive and globally-minded."Quizzes
Try a sample quiz, then share it with your class. If you like this one, here are others.
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