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- Harvard Graduate School of Education Websites for Educators
-Links to dozens of high-quality, freely available sites of interest to educators
- Educator's Reference Desk
-Lesson plans, links to online education information, large question/answer archive
-Sample subjects: special populations, family life, technology in education, classroom management, and librarianship
- Education Agencies by State
-Directory of state departments of education with all contact information
- National Center for Education Statistics
-Comprehensive site for statistics, surveys, and data tools
- The Condition of Education (U.S. Dept of Education)
-Indicators of the status and condition of education from the U.S. Department of Education
-Areas covered: participation in education; learner outcomes; student effort and educational progress; context of elementary and secondary education; context of postsecondary education
- Digest of Education Statistics (U.S. Dept of Education)
-Tables from 1995+
-Include all levels of education: elementary/secondary education, postsecondary education, federal programs, outcomes of education, international comparisons, and learning resources and technology
- Doing What Works
-Research-based K-12 educational practices and implementation tools to help students be proficient in math and science by 2014 and to meet No Child Left Behind goals
-Animated overviews, expert video interviews, links to reports on best practices
-Priority areas: early childhood ed., English-language learners, math and science, psychology of learning, school improvement, literacy, high school reform
- National Institute for Early Education Research
-Supports early childhood education by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research
-Sections: News & Events, Media Center, Research (assessment, special ed., English language learners, etc.), Publications (policy briefs, working papers, NIEER journal articles), Facts & Figures, State Preschool Yearbook
- Teacher's Domain
-Resources include video and audio, interactives, images, documents, lesson plans, etc.
-Allows personalization to state standards and teaching level
Artists' Books at the Smithsonian Libraries
"An artist’s book is a medium of artistic expression that uses the structure or function of “book” as inspiration—a work of art in book form. Although artists have illustrated the words of others for centuries, the book as art object is relatively recent, and the Smithsonian Libraries has a rich, diverse collection of artist-made books from the early 20th century to today."
Art Ed Websites
- The Getty: Museum Education
The Getty Center for Education in the Arts, K-12. Includes lesson plans, discussion of art education issues, and information on professional development for art educators.
- Access Art
Online workshops and arts educational activities aimed at all ages.
- Art Junction
Collaborative online art projects and exchanges between teachers, students, and art professionals from across the globe.
- Arts Education & School Improvement Resources for Local & State Leaders.
Washington, D.C.: Office of the Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Education.
- Arts Education Partnership
Kennedy Center and the National Endowment for the Arts. Information, resources, and ideas that support the arts as a core subject area in the K-12 curriculum. For artists, teachers, and students.
- DARE (Digital Art Resource for Education)
Resource for culturally diverse contemporary art education organized around the themes of Play, Space + Place, and Translation. Links to over 200 artist, gallery and education sites worldwide.
- FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)
Extensive list of governmental links to online resources supporting arts education.
- NAEA (National Art Education Association)
Where visual arts teachers, scholars, researchers and professors, students, administrators, and art museum educators, and artists come together around a shared belief in the power of the arts in developing human potential.
- NGA Classroom for Teachers and Students
National Gallery of Art site with thematic lesson plans and a resource finder to search the NGA extensive collection of lessons and resources; includes game-like activities designed for students.
- School Tube
Place for students and teachers to share videos online.