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Finding Free Educational Resources on the Web for Teachers & Librarians Robert J. Lackie, Associate Professor-Librarian Franklin F. Moore Library, Rider University Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648 [email protected] West 2004 National Conference Session S101 / Monday, November 15, 2004 Overview

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Finding Free Educational Resources on the Web for Teachers & Librarians

Robert J. Lackie, Associate Professor-Librarian

Franklin F. Moore Library, Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

[email protected] West 2004 National Conference

Session S101 / Monday, November 15, 2004


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Overview Librarians

  • We will cover:

    • Highly rated educational directories

    • Portals that evaluate inclusion

    • An educator’s list of “top ten” Web sites

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Overview Librarians

  • Attendees will also learn how to:

    • Find and select appropriate Web-based educational resources

    • Find Invisible Web resources for educational topics

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansAcademic Info

  • http://www.academicinfo.net/

  • Focuses on academic materials, with its intended audience at the upper high school level and above

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansAcademic Info

  • Browse by:

    • Subject headings

    • Keywords

    • Subject gateway

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansAcademic Info

  • “Education” subject gateway includes topics with recommended sites under:

    • Distance Learning

    • Teacher Training

    • Teaching with Technology

    • School Librarianship

    • Resources by Subject

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansBlue Web’n

  • http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/ bluewebn/index.cfm

  • Searchable database of 1800+ items, as well as “Filamentality” where you can easily develop & create your own Web “hotlists, treasure hunts, & WebQuests”

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansBlue Web’n

  • Internet learning sites categorized by:

    • Subject area

    • Audience

    • Type, such as:

      • Lessons

      • Activities

      • Projects

      • Resources

      • References

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansBlue Web’n

  • Browse by:

    • Content Table

    • Dewey Decimal Numbers

    • Subject Area guides

    • Refined Search by Grade Level

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEdSelect

  • http://www.edselect.com/

  • Collection of Web sites chosen for classroom use by teachers in Ontario, but definitely of value to librarians, teachers, and students here in the USA

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEdSelect

  • Site contains:

    • General purpose help

    • Teacher resources

    • Professional development materials

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEdSelect

  • Recommended:

    • Curriculum Areas, with focus on:

      • Grades 1-8

      • Kindergarten

      • Special Education

      • FSL/ESL

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducation Index

  • http://www.educationindex.com/

  • Provides learners and educators with access to best educational (annotated) Web sites, and of course, the Web Weasel character guide

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducation Index

  • Browse by:

    • Directory

    • Specific site search on the online index

  • Offers variety of subjects & life stages

    • preschoolers, college students, continuing education, and careers, to name a few

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducation World

  • http://www.education-world.com

  • Site contains a database of 500,000+ quality sites, plus a user-friendly and comprehensive interface

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducation World

  • Browse information listed under:

    • Lesson Planning

    • Professional Development

    • Technology Integration

    • School Issues

    • Administrator’s Desk

    • EdWorld at Home (new!)

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducation World

  • Recommended:

    • “Joke of the Day”

    • “Classroom Management Tip of the Day”

    • “Quote of the Day”

    • “Best of” Series selections for the top “20 A+ sites” of each year

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducator’s Reference Desk

  • http://www.eduref.org/

  • Replacement for the AskERIC site, containing all of its items through December 2003, plus more now

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducator’s Reference Desk

  • Site contains:

    • 2,000+ lesson plans

    • 3,000+ links to value-added online education information

    • 200+ question archive collected on award-winning AskERIC site

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansEducator’s Reference Desk

  • Recommended resource guides for looking for education topics:

    • Librarianship

    • Subjects

    • Teaching

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansGateway to Educational Materials (GEM)

  • http://thegateway.org/

  • Probably top recommended (& very large) teacher resource site on the Web, it is a one-stop educational resource for educators, especially K-12

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansGateway to Educational Materials (GEM)

  • Provides easy access to thousands of educational resources found on:

    • Federal sites

    • State sites

    • University sites

    • Non-Profit sites

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansGateway to Educational Materials

  • Browse by:

    • Content

    • Subject

    • Keyword

    • Desired grade/education level

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators

  • http://school.discovery.com/ schrockguide/

  • Designed for teachers to enhance curriculum & professional development, assisting them with infusing technology and the Web into their curriculum

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators

  • Site contains:

    • Annotated Subject Access directory

    • Sections on Search Engines

    • General Internet information

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators

  • Recommended:

    • “Critical Evaluation Tools”

    • “Assessment & Rubrics”

    • “Slide Shows for Training”

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKid Info

  • http://www.kidinfo.com/

  • Homework helper resource site simple enough for elementary school students to use, but it also useful for middle school students, teachers, and parents

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKid Info

  • Browse in 4 resource sections:

    • Student Index

    • Young Children Index

    • Teacher Index

    • Parent Index

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKid Info

  • Reference resources consist of:

    • Almanacs

    • Atlases

    • Dictionaries

    • Encyclopedias

    • Online libraries

    • Ask-an-Expert

    • Study skills sites

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansKid Info

  • Homework Help covers areas of:

    • American History

    • Art

    • Computers

    • Current Events/Newspapers

    • Foreign Languages, and much more!

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansTeachers Helping Teachers

  • http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/

  • Provides basic teaching tips to inexperienced teachers, while providing helpful advice and resources for all teachers, especially in the areas of:

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansTeachers Helping Teachers

  • Classroom Management

  • Lesson Planning

  • Language Arts

  • Math

  • Science

  • Social Studies

  • Special Education

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My “Top Ten” Favorite Education Sites: LibrariansTeachers Helping Teachers

  • Recommended:

    • “Topic of the Week”

    • “This Week’s Stress Reduction Moment”

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: About

  • http://www.about.com/education

  • This site neatly organizes thousands of topics, organized by experts

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: About

  • Recommended:

    • Adult/Continuing Education

    • College/University

    • Primary/Secondary Education

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: InfoMine

  • http://infomine.ucr.edu

  • Site contains 120,000+ quality sites, grouped into 9 separate annotated, indexed categories (databases)

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: InfoMine

  • Biological, Agricultural, Medical Sciences

  • Business & Economics

  • Cultural Diversity

  • Ejournals

  • Gov Info

  • Maps & GIS

  • Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computing/Math

  • Social Sciences & Humanities

  • Visual & Performing Arts

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Internet Public Library

  • http://www.ipl.org/

  • This site is a great starting place to find quality information on the Internet, for students and professionals

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Internet Public Library

  • Browse by subcategories, such as:

    • Early Childhood & Pre-school

    • K-12

    • Alternative

    • Special, and much more!

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Internet Public Library

  • Recommended:

    • “KidSpace” special features

    • “TeenSpace” special features

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Librarians’ Index to the Internet

  • http://lii.org/

  • Site contains more than 14,000 Internet resources selected, evaluated, and annotated by librarians—highly reliable

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Librarians’ Index to the Internet

  • Recommended:

    • Choose the “Education & Libraries” link to browse list of general and specific education resources

    • Do keyword searches adding “and database” i.e., biology and database

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Sci-Math World

  • http://library.rider.edu/scholarly/ rlackie/sci/

  • Site contains annotated Web links to relevant K-12 through higher education science and math subjects

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Other Directories/Portals for Finding Excellent Education Sites: Sci-Math World

  • Arranged as:

    • Directories & Portals

    • Invisible Web Searchable Sites

    • Science & Math Search Engines

    • Interactive Science & Math Web sites

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Finding Free Educational Resources on the Web for Teachers & Librarians

Robert J. Lackie, Associate Professor-Librarian

Franklin F. Moore Library, Rider University

[email protected] West 2004 National Conference

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