Article 6 – Selected Exemplary Web Sites

Throughout our issues we have tried to elect a diversity of exemplary Web sites that could help you whether you are a parent, educator, or student. These are no different.
Do you have a favorite site that you would like to share with others? Send it to us and, if we agree, we’ll place it in one of our future issues. — ED


Research Channel offers continuing reports on the latest research on many societal areas. The site  features thousands of streamed video presentations. Stanford University is the sponsor.

An online report from WestEd about Early Childhood opportunities for advancing education. (From the Early Childhood Foundation for Lifelong Learning.) For a multitude of free online publications, use the following link:


ThinkQuest is all about students thinking and learning together. Students work in teams to create the best educational websites and compete for exciting prizes, including a trip to ThinkQuest Live, an educational extravaganza celebrating their achievements.

Sponsored by the Oracle Education Foundation, the competition offers a unique project-based learning experience to students and teachers around the world. Globally relevant subjects and diverse teams are encouraged


Start your search for education resources here!

LEARN NC gives you what you need for K–12 teaching and learning, when and where you need it — from lesson plans and teaching strategies to student research to online courses for teachers and students. What can you do with LEARN NC?


The Art of the Brick

Nathan Sawaya is a fantastic artist who works entirely with Legos. Check out his products on his web site!

Enchanted Learning is a great site especially to help children learn a new language. We have emphasized Spanish because of the exploding numbers of Hispanic children entering our schools, but other languages are featured as well. There is a small fee for membership.

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