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Most recent update: March 18, 2005 at 11:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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Rethinking Schools Online Website that discusses school reform, progressive education and appropriate classroom activities. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 18, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Susan Ohanian.org Website that discusses school reform, harmful testing practices and educational issues from a progressive viewpoint. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 18, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


AlfieKohn.org Website has content and discussion boards about issues dealing with parenting, testing, and school reform. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 18, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


MERLOT e-tutorial for Higher Education Faculty The purpose of this e-tutorial is to show how to use MERLOT and to showcase specific features of MERLOT for higher education, including student learning, teaching and scholarship activities. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 18, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Atmospheric Optics Scientific overview of light playing on water drops, dust or ice crystals in the atmosphere thus producing a host of visual spectacles - rainbows, halos, glories, coronas and many more. Some can be seen almost every day or so, some are once in a lifetime sights. Find out where to see them and how they form. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Heritage Branch - Ships Graveyards Definition and general information about South Australia's ships' graveyard sites and the fate of obsolete vessels. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Audio, MIDI & Music on Mac - Mac Music Using macintosh software and hardware to make music: Daily news, large forums, software downloads, 3000+ reviewed sites, classifieds, freeware, software updates... MacMusic.org is made by and for musicians, producers, sound enginneers, protools users... and anybody using audio or midi on mac. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Ancient Inventions Smith College's Museum of Ancient Inventions details the inventions of long ago, including many made by the Greeks. There are inventions related to weaving, music, writing, toys, and warfare in the period from deep antiquity to medieval times. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Inventor of the Week Each week this site profiles a different inventor, from the past or present. Check the current Inventor of the Week, or Browse the Archives, where you can search for information on a specific inventor or invention. Games & Trivia allow you to check your knowledge of inventions, or play Invention Connection and Which Came First? From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


UK Children Go Online: Emerging Opportunities and Dangers The project explores the nature and meaning of children's internet use and maps emerging patterns of attitudes and practices across diverse contexts and social groups in the UK. This site contains: First report 'UK Children Go Online: Listening to young people's experiences'; Second report 'UK Children Go Online: Surveying the experiences of young people and their parents'; Third report 'Active Participation or Just More Information?'; Fourth report 'Internet Literacy Among Children and Young People' From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Creative Chemistry Worksheets and teaching notes for fun activities suitable for a chemistry club. GCSE question sheets and practical guides, interactive revision quizzes and science investigation help. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Tox Town An interactive introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Online Activities Promoting Information Literacy The activities listed on this page focus learners on the process skills recommended by the American Association of School Librarians, the International Society of Technology Educators, and the American Association of College and Research Libraries: Information Seeking, Evaluation, Ethics, Synthesis, Overviews, Rubrics, Content Area Activities, Standards, and Communication From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


School Decision-Maker's Guide to Student Technology Support Programs The guide outlines the goals of a student tech support program and discusses factors for success and the benefits which can accrue to the entire school, including student success, teacher confidence and improved IT. The guidelines focus on the emerging trend of students providing technology support and leadership in their schools. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Information Literacy This Information Literacy Project provides information and resources for students and teachers about Information Literacy. The activities give students and teachers the opportunity to explore the concept of Information Literacy and work towards becoming Information Literate. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Technology in American Schools - Seven Dimensions for Gauging Progress A guide for educators to use when assessing whether or not their schools provide the conditions necessary for improving student learning with technology. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Sustainable Development This BBC education site makes extensive use of Shockwave to provide interactive animations and exercises. It is desgned for middle school Geography students and focusses on sustainable development in Northern Ireland. Topics covered: transport, farming, tourism, ecosystems, settlement and manufacturing. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


BBC - Schools Online - World War One Read and listen to stories of the War from the people who lived it. Explore diaries, letters, scrapbooks, newspaper cuttings, photos and keepsakes. Examine the progress of the War and customise your view to get to grips with chronology. Be inspired by animations of World War One poetry. Decide battle strategy and explore war technology in 'Trench Warfare'. Quiz yourself on dates in 'World War When?' From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


KS2 ReviseWise Science ReviseWise is BBC site aimed at supporting 10-11 year olds as they prepare for their Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Tests (UK). The Science site is organised under the headings of Living Things, Materials, Physical Processes, and Games Zone. The site is supported by lesson plans and teacher materials. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


MysteryNet's Kids Mysteries Mystery Net is the place for online mysteries and mystery games. Every Month the site features See-n-Solve, Solve-it, Twist and Flash mysteries. Every Day: Get-a-Clue mini-mystery, Teasers by Members. Sign up for the Free monthly email mystery and receive a Solve-it each month. Mystery Net provides a resource for mystery books, mystery TV shows, and mystery games. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Declaring Independence : Drafting the Documents This Library of Congress website includes a chronology of events June 1776 to January 1777 in the American War of Independence. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Dream of Flight On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made the world's first sustained, powered, and controlled flight in a heavier-than-air flying machine, thereby realizing one of mankind's oldest and most persistent aspirations -- human flight. The Dream of Flight honors that achievement, using the Library's rarest and most significant materials to explore the notion that flight, whether fanciful or actual, has inspired and occupied a central place in most cultures. From EdNA Online on March 18, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


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