1.) Awesome Library - K-12 Education Directory Users can enter a door for teachers, kids, teens, parents, librarians or community to search for resources in a variety of subject areas.
2.) Welcome to wNetSchool This award-winning web service for teachers offers current topics related to education as well as classroom resources.
3.) CEC Lesson Plans Columbia Education Center K-12 lesson plans were created by teachers for use in the classroom. This site also offers a large collection of links to other internet-based lesson plans and resources.
4.) Tennessee State Curriculum Guidelines A MUST for Tennessee teachers as a starting point for preparing lesson and unit plans. Curriculum standards provide a framework that contains the broad goals and objectives which identify the minimum content required at each grade level and for each course. The approved frameworks are the basis for planning instructional programs in each local school system.
5.) Teacher Resources/Lesson Plans The Apple Learning Interchange features Units of Practice--detailed ideas and examples for teaching with technology that can help you integrate new media into your classroom. For best results, search by subject and grade level.
6.) Blue Web'n Blue Web'n offers a searchable database of over 1000 internet sites devoted to education. Visitors may search for activities, resources, lessons, and tools, or browse by subject area. The site also offers free weekly updates on outstanding internet resources in the field of education.
7.) The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) This is the home page of ERIC, the national information system designed to provide access to an extensive body of literature related to education. Maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, it is the largest education database in the world. Visitors to the site will find abstracts of journal articles, research reports, conference papers, and more.
8.) AskERIC As the sister site of ERIC, Ask ERIC encompasses the resources of ERIC and more. Its question and answer service allows educators to pose questions on teaching, learning, educational administration, or educational technology and receive an e-mail response from the AskERIC staff within approximately 48 hours.
9.) U.S. Department of Education This web site is designed to promote educational excellence by providing information about education in the news, educational resources, grants, policy, financial aid for students, and research and statistics.
10.) Technology Innovation Challenge Grant Projects Home pages and links to school websites according to state.
11.) UI Public Service - Education - Elementary & Secondary Education--Elementary and Secondary--University of Illinois list of 176 Public Service activities and links to resources. Topics including teen employment, minority studies, science and technology, literacy and early outreach programs.