Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education

Selected Resources

Web Sites for Teachers and Families

Allison, Jane. Computers in Elementary Education.

Designed for the elementary school computer teacher. Provides Internet links to sites that can be used when creating classroom projects in all subjects at the elementary school level.

The Annenburg CPB Math and Science Project. Mathematics Learning Forums.

Provides online seminars to elementary and middle school teachers to help them refine their teaching practice and to encourage their interest in the math standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Cool Sites for Kids. http://www.ala.org/parents/index.html

For homework help, reference tools, or fun. Selected by the American Library Association.

Provides education practitioners with research and news; announces important ERIC developments, new products, and services; and presents recent research findings.

Franklin Institute Science Museum. http://www.fi.edu

From the Philadelphia-based science center. For families and the general public.

Internet Public Library. http://www.ipl.org

Links to sites and reference materials. Also lets viewers ask reference questions.

Katz, Lilian G. (Ed.). 1998. Early Childhood Research and Practice. http://ecrp.uiuc.edu

Peer-reviewed electronic journal covers topics related to growth, learning, development, care, and education of children through age 8. Includes articles, abstracts, and essays.

Kids Only: Internet Resources.

Mega-Mathematics. http://www.cs.uidaho.edu

Problems and explanations, games, and challenges.

National Institute for Family Literacy. http://www.nifl.gov

NIFL provides an online discussion group for family literacy issues. To participate in this discussion, send a message to LISTPROC@NOVEL.NIFL.GOV saying: subscribe NIFL-Family first_name last_name. Spell your first and last names as you would like them to appear. Do not include any other text in the message.

National Museum of the American Indian. http://www.nmai.si.edu/

Provides educational information for all ages from the newest Smithsonian museum.

Scholastic. http://www.scholastic.com

Yahoo! Kids. http://kids.yahoo.com/

A search engine designed specifically for children and young adults. Search subjects or topics such as homework help, countries, and science.

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