Newsgroups & Mailing Lists
Previously known as DejaNews, the most famous web-based bulletin board system.
You can search for newsgroups, explore what's posted, and post your questions
- Yahoo! Groups: Free email groups, mailing lists,
communities, majordomo, e-mail, bounce handling, mlm software, listserv, Yahoo!
Groups, newletters, announcement, email lists, list hosting. An Example can be
seen on the biology department site at
www.ic.edu.lb (under Academics)
Here's where you can search for official mailing lists and join the ones that
are related to your field
Easily create and manage an mailing list for your class. An excellent tool to
stay in contact with your students and build a small community
Important Educational Sites
A very rich educational gateway for parents, teachers, and students
The gateway to educational materials
High quality lesson plans,
curriculum units and other educational resources
An excellent resource site for teachers containing lesson plans and many
teaching aids (part of G.E.M.)
Microsoft Education Site
Well-designed Microsoft Office tutorials and lesson plans that integrate word
processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, the internet, etc. with most
subjects taught at schools
A huge collection of science-related lesson plans created by the Discovery
Encarta-Based Lesson Plans
Great resources for teachers, students, librarians, & Parents as well
A huge collection of lesson plans, hotlists, activities, and online projects
classified by subjects taught at school
Online Projects: Hotlists, Scrap Books, WebQuests, etc.
An education technology publication
The meeting place for teachers! An online teacher's resource center
Search any of these Educational sites from one place:
Over 15 million university and education pages, SearcheBooks.com,
Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus, Encarta Encyclopedia, Britannica
Encyclopedia, InfoPlease Encyclopedia, Almanac, and Biographies
A rich guide to educational websites, web site evaluation, webquests, and
various teachers tools and resources
Teachers@Work - WebQuest Reviews
Lesson Planning, Education in the Classroom, etc.
Lesson plans and other great resources
A great desktop utility that allow you to look up the meaning and web resources
for any word that appears on your screen in any Windows-based application
Free classroom web sites for teachers,
students, and parents. Class information posting, email, discussion boards, file
sharing, and curriculum resources. Your own password protected and secure class
site. Easy to use.
A learning network site that makes learning fun for students
Exploration and discovery while having fun. This site is full of tricky and fun
questions that require thinking
Stock Market Games
EduStock - learn what the stock market is,
and how it can work for you. Includes tutorials on how to pick good stocks, and
a simulated stock trading game.
Stock Market Game SMG2000
Virtual Stock Exchange
Portfolio simulation allowing educators, groups, and individuals to trade stocks
and funds in a collaborative environment.
Portfolio simulation game including stocks, options, futures, bonds, and mutual
funds. Test investment strategies; learn about financial markets; compete
Educational stock market simulation and game aimed at teaching basic economic
and financial principles.
Live stock game using real quotes, market analysis, news, and professionally
managed sample portfolios.
AltaVista is a huge, fast web index provided Digital Equipment Corporation. It
indexes web pages and Usenet Newsgroups It allows you to search in any language
you choose even Arabic
MetaCrawler is a highly recommended search engine which refers your search to
several of the most popular search engines then compiles and ranks the results
HotBot makes it easy to search for multimedia files and to locate websites by
their geographical location
Yahoo is an excellent and very popular hierarchical index that makes searching
the web very simple and fun
Yahooligans is another version of Yahoo! That is designed especially for kids.
It searches in filtered web sites only
Another large and popular subject index. One of its powerful features is that it
allows you to search for the title of a certain page if you don't know its URL
by typing: title:"the name of the page" ex: title:"Newsweek"
Excite is a very important search engine that combines keyword searching and
subject browsing in a robust way
Internet Public Library Reference Center
Allows you to search in a University of Michigan based public library
If you are looking for articles, this site allows you to search a huge
collection of educational articles, but some articles are accessible only after
paying a minimal fee
Search for Maps
Shopping for Educational Materials
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