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Websites for Educators

Websites for Educators
This collection of links, chosen and maintained by Gutman Library Research Services staff, provides links to freely available sites of interest to educators. Click on a topic to view links to related websites. Please tell us about websites we should consider adding... Adult Education and Literacy The Arts Bilingual Education / ESL Boston Area Libraries (selected) Charter Schools Children's Literature Colleges and Universities Comparative/International Education Counseling and Guidance Curriculum Resources (K-12) Distance Education Early Childhood Education Administration and Policy Education Associations, Organizations, and Conferences Conferences: Education Journals (Open access) Directory of Open Access Scholarly Journals in Education Education Law Education Libraries (Selected) United States: International: Education Reform Educational Technology Employment Opportunities ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) ERIC (unrestricted access via the Education Resources Information Center) Foreign Languages

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City Brights: Howard Rheingold “Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him.” Ernest Hemingway, 1954 The answer to almost any question is available within seconds, courtesy of the invention that has altered how we discover knowledge – the search engine. Materializing answers from the air turns out to be the easy part – the part a machine can do. The real difficulty kicks in when you click down into your search results. The 5 Big Reasons Schools Should Have Free Internet Access Right Now The digital divide is real. There’s a major gap between the schools, people, and organizations who can afford high-speed connections and those who cannot. Imagine a classroom with wi-fi versus one without. The former can launch a 1:1 iPad program, BYOD, and deploy all kinds of new technology .

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20 Must-See Teaching Tools Coming To Your Classroom Very Soon It’s hard to find a field that hasn’t been radically changed by technology, and education is no exception. Few classrooms these days operate without digital tools, gadgets, or applications that have made it easier for teachers to track student progress and tailor lessons to student needs and interests. While the tools of today are great, there are even more great technological teaching tools and practices on the horizon, many of which are just starting to be adopted in the classroom or are just making it out of the developmental stages. These tools offer new and often very promising ways to connect with students and improve the quality of education offered in schools.

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