Computers For Education, Inc., in collaboration with Vanderbilt University, IBM, and Apple Computer, Inc. presents this online version of the American School Directory. It includes a fully developed Web site for each of America's 106,000 K-12 schools. Every school in America, whether they have an Internet connection or not, is being provided an opportunity to develop their free ASD Web site. Information at each site already includes things such as number of students, number or homerooms, grades, phone and fax numbers, url's, school calendars, administrators, and even a local street map.
Free instructional video programs designed for the professional development of K-12 teachers and for viewers at home. Browse subject areas of Arts, Foreign Language, Literature & Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies & History by grade level.
Provides free information on more than 4,000 commercially available tests, including current publisher information.
Downloadable, 42 page pdf book of sample test questions to study for a Commercial Driver's License.
Educational, artistic, or research-oriented works produced or sponsored by the University of Michigan, including articles, preprints, working papers, technical reports, conference papers, web-based presentations, books, theses, data sets (scientific, demographic, GPS, etc.), computer programs, visualizations, simulations, and other models, multimedia, and other learning objects (such as modular resources used in teaching, e.g. texts, syllabi, websites).
From the U.S. Department of Education, this is one of the most respected and referenced sources for US education statistics. Contains 418 tables covering elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education, as well as federal programs for education, outcomes, international comparisons. Also includes school and public library resources and technology. Organized by subject and has a complete list of tables.
Easy to use directory of colleges and universities in the United States.
Search for documents in RIE and CIJE from 1966. For most materials from 2004 forward, if full text is not available in ERIC, links to the publishers' Web sites and to libraries that may have the full text are provided.
From the Department of Education, this site is designed to help you identify and contact organizations that provide information and assistance on a broad range of education-related topics. Search by keyword or with an alphabetical list of topics from "Accreditation" to "Writing Skills."
Educational videos produced by the United States Government, from training films to history, from national parks to the U.S. Fire Academy and Postal Inspectors, these films cover an broad range of subjects. Browse by collection, subject/keyword, title, or author.
Mailing addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for points of contact for all GED tests in the state of Virginia. This site also includes tips on studying for tests, how to register for the tests, and more.
Center for Adult Learning Educational Credentials (CALEC) the Official Site of the GED Testing Service. Includes information on preparation materials, local points of contact for times and places to schedule tests, understanding your scores, and more.
The editors are former employees of the Chronicle of Higher Education who felt that everyone in higher ed should have access to free information on a daily basis. To subscribe, go to the website listed below and click on "Sign up.
From Kaplan, a leader in test prep, admissions, and tutoring.
A not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere. They have 1000+ videos covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and finance. They also cover the SAT test in great detail: www.khanacademy.org/sat.jsp
A site to help adult learners improve their reading, math, writing, GED, and basic workplace skills.
Select lesson plans by grade level, theme, product, and learning area.
Includes: The Condition of Education; Projections of Education Statistics; Indicators of School Crime and Safety; The Digest of Education Statistics; and Youth Indicators.
Directory of links to the distance education departments of colleges and universities in the US and Canada, organized by state or province.
A resource for anyone looking to advance their career as a photographer.
Free online courses from Yale University, including video lectures, audio and text files. No registration is required but, no credit is given. Work at your own pace and repeat course materials as often as you like. These are all introductory courses, taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. High School students can get a preview of college classes.
Information about physical education programs for children and youth. Developed by The Virginia Tech Health & Physical Education Program, this site includes lesson plans, instructional resources, and links to health and fitness sites.
Provides access to information, educational resources, and opportunities at every level. Search for private schools, undergraduate, graduate, and summer programs.
College prep online. Sites for high school counselors and students. Includes information on undergraduate admissions, business, law and medical schools, graduate school, career advice, financial aid and more.
This site helps you find free, detailed profiles of private schools and their surrounding communities. Search by state and grade level. Includes a calendar of key application dates, job listings at private schools, and more.
Creates printable word puzzles like word searches and crosswords using words you select.
Developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Corporation for National Service, and the Department of Education to help every child in America read independently and well by the end of the third grade. Contains Activity Guides for families and caregivers which provide ideas to help young children learn about language with age-appropriate activities.
Free videos-on-demand produced by leading education and research institutes. Includes arts and humanities, business and economics, computer science and engineering, health and medicine, K-12 and education, sciences, and social sciences. Browse by program title, series title, or university (including UVA and Virginia Tech).
From the National Center for Education Statistics. Contains social, financial and administrative data for each of the 15,274 school districts in the Unites States.
Teacher resource guides are also available under each subject.
Includes information about the Council such as biographies of Council members and staff, information on how to contact them, an events calendar, agenda materials for monthly Council meetings, and details about the Council's statutory responsibilities and other activities.
A student gateway to information and services from the United States Government. At this site, you can search for a college, apply for federal student financial aid, learn about military educational benefits, E-file your taxes, request a change of address, find a job, register for Selective Service, search for campsites in national parks, apply to be a Peace Corps volunteer, get a replacement Social Security card, buy postage stamps or U.S. Savings Bonds online, and more.
A list of free websites, compiled by Sue LeBeau, with quiz generators, worksheets and flashcards, games and puzzles, certificates and charts, forms, surveys, calendars, templates for the classroom, places to post homework, and more.
A clearinghouse of information about the Department of Education, with a primary focus on getting information about the Department out to the general public. Includes information for educators, researchers, and parents.
VHEA is a grassroots, member-directed, fully inclusive, all-volunteer, state homeschool organization whose mission is to "protect and promote home education."
Virginia's PEN K-12 Internet resources. Has state and local educational information and sites.
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