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Some subject headings used for this discipline are listed below. For additional headings, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings volumes located behind the Reference Desk.

  • Curriculum planning
  • Multicultural education
  • Public schools--United States
  • Secondary education


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Certification Requirements in 50 States Certification Requirements in 50 States The University of Kentucky's College of Education provides a site to track teacher certification.
CNX discover open source educational materials CNX: Discovery learning materials in an open space This global repository of educational materials offers tools for developing curriculum materials.
Data dot gov

The purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. A priority Open Government Initiative, increases the public's ability to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Descriptions of the Federal datasets are provided as well as information about how to access the datasets. A primary goal of is to improve access to Federal data and expand creative use of those data beyond the walls of government by encouraging innovative ideas (e.g., web applications). strives to make government more transparent and is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.

Education Week on the web (publication) EducationWeek on the Web Read the latest news on important issues in American education.
Encyclopedia of Educational Technology Encyclopedia of Educational Technology Provides short multimedia articles that help create a foundation for incorporating technology in education. This site gives definitions and overviews on various topics in the fields of instructional design and education and training.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
Learning Science

Learning Science

Is a collaborative project of Central Bucks School District in Pennsylvania and the College of Education at Temple University. This site serves as a portal for science students and teachers to the best of Web-based learning tools approved by scientists and science educators. All resources are free, and include only copyright-free or copyright-friendly images.
National Center for Educational Statistics National Center for Education Statistics Access to data collected by the National Center for Educational Statistics
Policy Direct PolicyDirect focuses on policies pertaining to college preparation
ProCon Resources for debate.
Teacher Certification Zone Teacher Certification Zone This site guides you through regulations for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. It notifies you if there are coursework requirements for the state where you want to teach and points you to official Web sites that can give you more information.
Teacher Certification Help Teaching Certification Help The Graduate Educational Information Service (GEIS) provides this free website to support students, aid you through the certification process, and promote academic excellence.
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Thinkfinity Thinkfinity

This free resource is provided by Verizon Foundation. Content includes educational resources, including lesson plans and units, in math, science, history, literature, etc.  Includes professional development materials. Content partners include Smithsonian’s History explorer, Econedlink, Literacy Network, Science Netlinks, EdSitement, and others.

Understanding Science Understanding Science The National Science Foundation funds this free-access website, which aspires to communicate what science really is and how it actually works in a fun and exciting manner that explores the dynamics of science. This Internet resource provides visitors with an inside look at the general principles, methods, and motivations that underlie all of science.

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