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Education

            Textbook Publishers’ Companion Websites

Educational Games for Kids

Educational Psychology

Scholarship and Funding Information

Schools (universities and colleges)

          Teaching, including teacher resources and homework help

          Testing, including test preparation

ALSO see textbook publishers’ companion websites!

                        Cengage Learning (Wadsworth) http://academic.cengage.com/

Houghton-Mifflin http://college.hmco.com/flash.html

Prentice-Hall, Allyn & Bacon, Pearson http://www.pearsonhighered.com/

Roxbury http://www.roxbury.net/

Thompson http://www.thompsonbooks.com/

W.W. Norton http://www.wwnorton.com/college/ or  http://www.wwnorton.com/

Wiley http://he-cda.wiley.com/WileyCDA/

 

Educational Psychology

            (also see “Psychology” in this list)

                        Educational Psychology Resources Page

                        Journal of Educational Psychology http://www.apa.org/journals/edu/

                        Latest news in educational psychology http://www.sciencedaily.com/news/mind_brain/educational_psychology/

Theory Into Practice Database  contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction. For the alphabetical list of selected theories click here.

Scholarship Information

Federal Student Aid http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ or http://ifap.ed.gov/IFAPWebApp/currentSFAHandbooksPag.jsp

Help in Finding Scholarships FinAid http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/

Local Laurel County Board of Education Information http://www.laurel.k12.ky.us/Parent%20Resources/Scholarship&FinAid.htm

Check your desired university or college’s website.  There may be information on scholarships on the financial aid’s page, or more specific scholarships on departmental pages.  For example:

            Eastern Kentucky University’s Financial Aid page http://www.finaid.eku.edu/

Eastern Kentucky University’s Criminal Justice Department http://www.justice.eku.edu/futureStudents/scholarships.asp

Scholarship Search http://www.fastweb.com

                        Somerset Community College http://www.somerset.kctcs.edu/GET_pay_aid.html

                        US Department of Education – Funding your education http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html

                       

 

Government Agencies Resources

FedGrants - Variety of federal funding opportunities

National Endowment for Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts

National Science Foundation

US Department of Education

Federal Student Aid

Fulbright Fellowships

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

 

Other Internet Resources

Council on Foundations Enables to locate regional and local foundations

The Foundation Center’s Literature of the Nonprofit Sector Online - a searchable database of the literature of philanthropy. It incorporates the contents of the Foundation Center's five libraries and contains more than 23,440 full bibliographic citations. It is updated daily.

Foundations Online – Directory of Charitable Grantmakers - Service of the Northern California Community Foundation, Inc.

Global Fund for Women - Grantmaking foundations whose one of the goals is to increase girls’ access to education.

Resources in Art History for Graduate Students - Continuously updated online newsletter lists grants, fellowships, internships and study abroad opportunities for graduate students in art history and closely related areas such as humanities and visual art studies.

 

Schools

                        Association of American Colleges and Universities http://www.aacu.org/

                        List of American universities http://www.clas.ufl.edu/au/

                                    http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/state/

                                    http://www.globalcomputing.com/american-universities.htm

                        List of Canadian universities http://www.uwaterloo.ca/canu/

                        List of universities, including international http://www.findaschool.org/

                        Peterson’s http://www.petersons.com/

 

Teaching, including teacher resources and homework help

Art Education K-12 Resources http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/arteducation.htm

Ask an Expert http://www.cln.org/int_expert.html

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kids’ Page http://www.carnegielibrary.org/kids/homework/

Discovery Education http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

FactMonster.com Homework Helper http://www.factmonster.com/homework/

Fun and Educational Site for Kids http://www.funbrain.com/

Guys Read – Source for encouraging males to read http://www.guysread.com/

Laurel County Library Homework Help http://www.laurellibrary.org/kidspage/homework/

                        Learning Channel, The http://tlc.discovery.com/

                        Lesson Plans – Creative Writing http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/content/2451/

                                                http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/english/creative.htm

ProQuest K-12 Homework Help http://www.proquestk12.com/curr/homework/

                        Reading is Fundamental http://www.rif.org/

Resources for Education and Research http://www.intute.ac.uk/

Rethinking Schools http://www.rethinkingschools.org/

Sites for Parents http://www.sitesforparents.com/

Sites for Kids, ALA http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/displaysection.cfm&sec=7

                        Teaching with Comics http://www.humblecomics.com/comicsedu/index.html

                                    http://kwc.org/blog/archives/category/comics.html

                        Theory into Practice – Learning & Educational Theories http://tip.psychology.org/index.html

                        Weekly Reader for Kids and Teens http://www.weeklyreader.com/kids/games/geography.asp

 

Educational Games for Kids

                        http://www.addictinggames.com/geographygameusa.html

                        http://www.funbrain.com/

                        http://www.playkidsgames.com/problem_solveGames.htm

                        http://www.surfnetkids.com/geogames.htm

                        http://www.iknowthat.com

                        http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/

                        http://funschool.kaboose.com/?spot5,36

                        http://www.purposegames.com/geoquiz/usstates

 

           

Testing, including test preparation

                        ASVAB http://www.military.com/ASVAB

                                    http://www.todaysmilitary.com/app/tm/nextsteps/asvab

                        Educational Testing Service – Praxis, SAT, AP and more http://www.ets.org

Learning Express Library – Learn a Test http://www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/Home.cfm?CFID=x&CFTOKEN=x&Refresh=1&sip=188179418&HR=http://www.laurellibrary.org

Testprepreview.com http://www.testprepreview.com/