Selected Web sites compiled by Jerry Wright, Reference Librarian, Humanities and Education Bibliographer
EducationAmerican School Directory: gateway to 108,000 K-12 Schools
American Universities: This is an alphabetical list of links to American university home pages. Occasionally a departmental home page is substituted if there is no general one. Also there are links to community colleges and international universities.
Buros Mental Measurements: for the Mental Measurements Yearbook, see Articles & Indexes on the library homepage.
Certification : "50 States' Certification Requirements:This site is hosted by the College of Education at the University of Kentucky.
Children's Book Awards: International. Includes links to Newberry and Caldecott awards.
Conflict Resolution Programs in Schools
Council of Chief State School Officers: ...provides "information on educational policy and legislation in the U.S."
Distance education on WWW
.edu: U.S. News & World Report's College and Career center
Educator's Reference Desk: includes lesson plans, the ERIC database, a virtual library and a question and answer service
EDUCAUSE: Searchable. Higher education technology information. Includes job postings.
ENC Online: the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse is an official collection center for math and science materials, K - 12. Searchable.
ERIC: Includes full-text documents (1993-2004) when available.
GEM: The Gateway to Educational Materials
Goals 2000: Educate America Act -- October 1996 Update: The Goals 2000 program was passed by the Congress in 1994 as the Educate America Act. The program was a response to the 1983 report Nation At Risk. There is a link to that report.
International Technology Education Association
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Mobile County Public Schools
National Boards for Professional Teaching Standards
National Center for Education Statistics: A source of statistics reflecting the "condition and progress of education" in the U.S. There are links to other statistical sites: ICPSR, NSF, the census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, etc. Searchable.
National Center for History in the Schools: The controversial standards reside at a UCLA site. There are links to world history and U.S. history standards and to standards for the various grades. There are links to opposing points of view.
National Council of Teachers of English
National Science Education Standards : The much discussed science education standards site has links to grades k-4, 5-8, and 9-12. From the National Academy of Sciences.
SOAR: resources for postsecondary education research and policy analysis
World School Directory from Education World:"A country-by-country and state-by-state guide to K12 Schools, Universities, and Education Resources around the world." --from Net-Happenings list
The World Lecture Hall: This provides international links to web pages of faculty who are using the Internet to deliver class materials. Searchable.
Young People's Zone: popular fairy tales and classic children's books.
Physical Education & Sports Medicine
For a guide to print information in the library on this topic, see HPELS.AAHPERD
American College of Sports Medicine
Coaching Science Abstracts: some full-text articles
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: table of contents access
The Physician and Sportsmedicine Online
Physical Education Update - Coaching, Sports, Fitness, PE, Teaching
SPORTQuest: resource center for information on sport.
Sports Media: searchable. Includes lesson plans, a mailing list and an "Ask the Expert" service.
Swimming Science Journal: some full-text articles.