Internet for Teachers!

Class Links
Created August 29, 2005
Updated July 30, 2008

Blogs

Blogger
http://www.blogger.com/start
Highly recommended for schools!

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/1412927676/ref=sib_dp_pt/105-0341675-7260424#reader-link

What is a blog?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog
From WikiPedia

Blogger for Educators
http://www.google.com/educators/p_blogger.html
From Google

Difference between a Wiki and a Blog
http://ferret.bemidjistate.edu/~morgan/cgi-bin/blogsandwiki.pl?WikiAndBlog
Compares Wikis and blogs

Weblogg-ed
http://www.weblogg-ed.com/
Number One Resource for Educators!

Blog Search
http://search.blogger.com/?ui=blg&q=
Searches Blogger


Wikis

Wikispaces for Teachers
http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers

What is a WIKI? (notice that this site is a WIKI)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki)

FAQ about Wikis
http://wiki.answers.com/about/wiki.html

Wikis (this site is a supplement to a book that I used in past classes)
http://wps.prenhall.com/chet_mills_internet_1/0,11172,2580431-content,00.html

Wiki Tour
http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour#introduction

Wiki Space of the Month
http://www.wikispaces.com/space+of+the+month


Podcasts

Podomatic
http://podomatic.com/

Classroom Audio Podcasts
http://www.wtvi.com/TEKS/05_06_articles/classroom-audio-podcasting.html

Podcasts
http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/sites/sites074.shtml

Podcasting
http://www.learninginhand.com/podcasting/index.html

Find Podcasts
http://www.learninginhand.com/podcasting/find.html

Subscribe to Podcasts
http://www.learninginhand.com/podcasting/subscribe.html

Listen to Podcasts
http://www.learninginhand.com/podcasting/subscribe.html

Create Podcasts
http://www.learninginhand.com/podcasting/create.html


Copyright

Copyright on the Internet
http://www.fplc.edu/tfield/cOpyNet.htm
Useful information and links from the Franklin Pierce law Center

Copyright on the Internet
http://archon.educ.kent.edu/Oasis/Workshops/copytoc.html
Useful information and links from the Ohio Literacy Resource Center

10 Myths about Copyright Explained!
http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html
An excellent discussion by the publisher of an electronic newspaper.


Online Tools for Teachers

Online Tools enable you to generate various products that promote student-centered learning activities in your classroom.  One such example would be http://rubistar.4teachers.org that was given to you in the course project to make a rubric for the WebQuest.

SOME examples of online tools are:

Checklists
Rubrics
Puzzles
Games
KWL Charts
SQ3R Charts
Graphic Organizers
Mazes
Word Searches

Discovery School Teaching Tools
http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/teachingtools.html

Online Tools for Teachers
http://www.lite.iwarp.com/utiltools.htm

Online Tools for Teachers
http://kathyschrock.net/cooking/

Teachology Web Tools
http://teach-nology.com/web_tools/
Scroll down to "Printable Page Builders"

Tools for Teachers:
http://www.suelebeau.com/freetools.htm

WWW for Teachers
http://4teachers.org


Hot Hotlists

The following web sites have some of the best and most comnprehensive collection of links for teachers found on the web.

Web Resources
http://www.thejournal.com/highlights/roadmap/default.cfm
This excellent web site is associated with T.H.E. Journal site.

EduHound
http://www.eduhound.com (Go to the link titled "Everything for Education K12")
This excellent web site is associated with T.H.E. Journal site.


Lesson and Unit Plan Resources on the Web

Awesome Library Library Lesson Plans
http://www.awesomelibrary.org

Ask ERIC Lesson Plans
http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons

Blue Web Library
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn

DiscoverySchool.com Lesson Plans Library
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/index.html

LessonPlanz.com
http://www.lessonplanz.com/

Lesson Plans Search
http://www.lessonplansearch.com

Marco Polo
http://marcopolo.worldcom.com

PBS Online'sTeacherSource
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource

TeachNet
http://www.teachnet.com

The Gateway
http://www.thegateway.org

The Teacher's Corner Lesson Plan and Unit Resources
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/

A to Z Teacher Stuff Theme Pages for Units
http://atozteacherstuff.com/themes


Research

Academic research Using the Web
http://library.smc.edu/research/webresearch.html
Research links from Santa Monica College>  Some good links.

Brint.com Resources for Research
http://www.brint.com/Research.htm
Numerous research resources from brint.com. Excellent!

Using the Web for Research
http://www.denison.edu/ohio5/infolit/b5webresearch/
A short overview from 5 colleges in Ohio.  Dated but useful.

Harvey A. Andruss Library Databases Off-campus Access
http://library.bloomu.edu/pages/dbremote.html

ERIC
http://www.ERIC.ed.gov

The Educator's Reference Desk
http://www.eduref.org/

Easybib
http://www.easybib.com

Noodletools
http://www.noodletools.com

Landmarks Citation Machine
http://www.landmark-project.com/citation_machine/index.php

University of Illinois Bibliography Styles Handbook
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/cws/wworkshop/bibliography_style_handbookapa.htm

Electronic References
http://www.apastyle.org/elecref.html 


Teacherworld.com Links

Teacherworld Web Page Design Links
http://teacherworld.com/design.html

Multimedia Rubric
http://teacherworld.com/multimediarubric.html

Teacherworld Portfolio Resources
http://teacherworld.com/portfolio.html

Considerations in Assembling a Portfolio for Interviews
http://teacherworld.com/portfoliolist.html

Web Page Construction Resources
http://teacherworld.com/construction.html

Graphic Resources
http://teacherworld.com/graphic.html

Graphic Resources from the Graphics Course
http://teacherworld.com/graphicscourselinks.html


General Links

Resources for Your Web Site
http://teacherworld.com/websiteresources.html

FrontPage Review
http://teacherworld.com/ff.html

How to Make Hyperlinks
http://teacherworld.com/ff.html#hl

How Folders Affect Hyperlinks
http://teacherworld.com/ff.html#fd

Q & A about Standards
http://teacherworld.com/standardsq&a.html

Free version of ZoneAlarm
http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/company/products/znalm/freeDownload.jsp?lid=zadb_zadown

Reasons for Teaching
http://teacherworld.com/reasons.html

Autobiography
http://teacherworld.com/autobiography.html

Making Backups in 1148
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#2

Rules for Teachers: 1872 and 1915
http://teacherworld.com/teacherrules.html

Traditional vs. New Learning Environments
http://teacherworld.com/21cent.html

Introduction to National Educational Technology Standards
http://cnets.iste.org/intro.html

Introduction to the standards

Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for All Teachers
http://cnets.iste.org/teachers/t_stands.html

A list of standards

Profiles for Technology-Literate Teachers
http://cnets.iste.org/teachers/t_profiles.html

A list of performance profiles

Curriculum and Content Area Standards
http://cnets.iste.org/currstands/

Internet Terms
http://teacherworld.com/internetterms.html

Hobbes' Internet Timeline
http://www.zakon.org/robert/internet/timeline/

How Internet Infrastructure Works
http://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet-infrastructure.htm

Domain Name Registries Around the World
http://www.norid.no/domenenavnbaser/domreg.html#gTLDs

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
http://www.icann.org/faq/#WhatisICANN

New Top Level Domains
http://www.alldomains.com/newtlds

Internic Q & A
http://www.internic.net/faqs/domain-names.html

ValueWeb
http://www.valueweb.net

ICDSoft
http://icdsoft.com

Kid.us
http://www.kids.us

Standards Links
http://teacherworld.com/standardlinks.html

Webportfolio.info
http://webportfolio.info

The Art and Science of Searching for Information on the Internet http://teacherworld.com/searching.html

The Science of Web Page Construction
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#5

The Art of Web Page Construction
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#6

Rules for Saving and Naming Web Pages and Graphic Files
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#1

How to Make a Back-up in 1148
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#2

Troubleshooting Your Web Page
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#3

Web Addresses
http://teacherworld.com/rules.html#4

Free Download for FTP and How to Use FTP
http://teacherworld.com/ftp.html

Graphic File Formats
http://www.how-to.com/Operations/graphic.htm

Hitman Browser Use Statistics
http://www.iexp.com/hitman/reports/agent.html

Animation Factory
http://www.animfactory.com

Getting Started with HTML
http://pd.l2l.org/linktuts/webtaghm.htm

10 Steps to Creating a School Web Site
http://pd.l2l.org/linktuts/website.htm

HTML Editors
http://www.webteacher.org/winnet/easyhtml/editors.html

Netscape Communicator Download
http://cgi.netscape.com/cgi-bin/upgrade.cgi

Dreamweaver Download
http://www.macromedia.com/software/dreamweaver/trial/

TechRuler.com
http://techruler.com

Possible Résumé Categories
http://teacherworld.com/resumecategories.html

Webmonkey Browser Chart
http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/reference/browser_chart/index.html

Browser Lists
http://browserwatch.internet.com/browsers.html

BrowserWatch Stats Station
http://browserwatch.internet.com/stats/stats.html

The Guestbook.com
http://www.theguestbook.com

Bravenet.com
http://www.bravenet.com

ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES - A HANDBOOK
Virginia Department of Education
http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/VDOE/Technology/AUP/home.shtml

Internet Safety
http://www.webteacher.org/cable/isafety.html

Why is filtering software controversial?
http://kids.getnetwise.org/tools/controversial

Safekids.com
http://www.safekids.com/

National Educational Technology Standards for Students
http://cnets.iste.org/students/s_profiles.html

T.H.E. Journal
http://www.thejournal.com

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Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Teacherworld.com
1148 McCormick Center
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
570-389-4236/4025