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Local Homework Assignments

Saints and Angels
All about saints from Catholic On-line. Also try Saints.

States
Their capitals, with state symbols and links.

Sunrise and Sunset Table
An on-line almanac of sun/moon rising and setting times. Also calculates one year of data. 
   
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  K-12 Schools
 
 

American School Directory 
A database of Web pages K-12 schools in the U.S., with pages of information and a local street map. Depth varies widely.

Discovery School
Sponsored by the Discovery Channel, this site includes something for everyone. Teacher can find lesson plans, students can receive homework help and parents can get advice.

GED
This official site includes sample tests and explanations of the scoring system.

National School Safety Center
Web site of organization promoting safe schools, free of crime and violence.

Teacher Resources

Awesome Library 
This comprehensive database of educational materials includes more than 14,000 sites which have been reviewed and judged to be of high quality.
 
Classroom Connect -- http://corporate.classroom.com/
Classroom Connect is an award-winning provider of professional development programs and online instructional materials for K-12 education. We're devoted to helping teachers become better teachers by engaging them in their own learning and inspiring positive change in the classroom.

Digital Classroom -- http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/index.html
The well organized site provides materials from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), methods for teaching with primary sources, and sample lesson plans for K-12 teachers.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
The web site under new ownership.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) 
Education-related resources from forty-nine federal government agencies. Also links teachers with federal agencies that are looking for partners on new projects.

Gateway to Educational Materials
This site offers Internet lesson plans, curriculum units and activities pertaining to all K-12 subjects. Browse sites by subject or keyword, desired grade or education level. 

Cyberguides
Designed Cyberguides to frequently studied books, arranged by grade level.  Also exploreTEAMS Educational Resources from the Los Angeles County Office of Education

Homeschooling
Homeschooling: About.com
Legal information, organizations, support groups, as well as hundreds of links broken down into useful categories.

Homeschool.com
An extensive guide to the many different ways to educate your children at home and a great list of the best products available.

Jon's Homeschool Page
Jon's page is a good place to start, with many well annotated links.

Wisconsin Parents Association
A state wide group promoting and supporting homeschooling.

Special Education & Disabilities
Autism Resources
Books, programs, organizations and doctors, listed by state.

CH.A.D.D. Online 
From the largest ADD organization (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder), this site provides online fact sheets on parenting, teaching, or treating someone with ADD and documents from the U.S. Department of Education and other sources as well as membership and chapter information.

International Dyslexia Association
This organization offers basic information on dyslexia, as well as tips for parents, and others dealing with this learning disability.  A Kids Only section is a special feature. 

LD Online
An interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, children and educators, with state-by-state resource lists and many short articles on various types of learning disorders.

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association  
This site includes treatment information, research, ADD and school, family issues, career & work, legal issues, coaching, and more.

National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
A practical guide for people living with learning disabilities, with tips for parents and teachers and many more topics.

Virtual charter school

http://www.insightwi.net/default.aspx

   
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  Colleges, Universities and Technical Schools
   
 

Back To College
Aimed at re-entering and non-traditional students, this site has information about on-line courses, internships and financial aid.

College and University Rankings

Compiled by the Education and Social Science Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this site links to higher education rankings for undergraduate, graduate, and specialty schools in the U.S. and around the world. The site includes well-known rankings, such as those from Money Magazine or U.S. News and World Report, as well as lesser-known or more specific rankings.

College Opportunities On-Line (COOL)
Listings for over 9000 colleges and universities in the U.S. Searchable by: geographic region, state, or city; type of institution; discipline; name; enrollment (search results will show demographics);  degrees or certificates awarded, tuition and fees, and financial aid statistics.

U.S. News Colleges
Features sections designed to help users choose a college or graduate school and a career - including college rankings, graduate school rankings, financial aid with best values rankings, and guides to careers, internships, and jobs. 

Peterson's Education & Career Center.
Information about thousands of colleges and universities, undergraduate and graduate programs, applications, funding, and more.

University Links
Guide to U.S. colleges and universities sorted by name, state, and type. Also includes catholic schools, historically black schools, women's colleges, business schools, ratings for best colleges (from U.S. News and World Report), and links for college admissions questions.

Wisconsin Schools
University of Wisconsin System
University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin - Marshfield/Wood County
University of Wisconsin - Baraboo/Sauk County

The four year and two year campuses in the South Central service area. The System site has links to all UW campuses.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Madison Area Technical College
Mid-State Technical College
The technical colleges in the South Central service area. The System site has links to other technical colleges in the state.

Wisconsin Independent Colleges and Universities
Links to twenty-one private schools.

   
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  Financial Aid
   
 

FAFSA
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on the Web or download it. Includes instructions and contact phone numbers.

FinAid
Annotated directory of links to sources of information about student financial aid.

Financial Aid Search Through the Web (fastweb!)
A scholarship search engine to more than 400,000 U.S. scholarships, fellowships, internships, grants, and loans. Free registration required.

FreSch!
A listing of over 1900 scholarships. The search engine allows the user to pinpoint qualifying scholarships. In addition, practical advice is given on how to apply for scholarships and student government loans.

The Student Guide
The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available through the federal Student Financial Assistance Programs. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

Title IV School Codes
When you are completing the paper version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will be asked for the Title IV School Code of the school or schools you wish to receive your application information. They can be found here.

   
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  Homework
   
 

Metasites (Collections of Links)
Ask An Expert

A searchable collection of over 300 links where you can send questions. 

Awesome Library  
This comprehensive database of educational materials includes more than 14,000 sites which have been reviewed and judged to be of high quality.

Education Index  
An annotated directory of reviewed education-related sites on the Web, sorted by subject and age.

High School Debate Topics On-Line
Sponsored by the University of Kansas, this site includes selected links and on-line texts.

KidsClick!
Search or browse through more than 5000 Web resources of use to kids, parents and teachers. Each item includes a brief annotation, the number of illustrations and reading level.

Math and Science  
From Cornell, categorized and annotated guide to resources in mathematics and science for educators and students in grades 9-12. 

Math Forum
Information of interest to mathematicians, math teachers, parents, and students, broken down by grade level and type of math. 

Pinchbeck's Homework Helper  
An impressive list of more than 400 recommended sources for learning maintained by a 10-year-old and his Dad.

Social Science and the Arts
The Cornell Gateway provides links to resources in social sciences and the arts for K-12 educators and students.

Science Fair Projects

Project Resource Guide
This is an annotated list of sites on how to do a science fair project, samples of completed projects, ideas for projects and general science resources. From the Internet Public Library.

Science Fair Central
The Discovery Channel provides on-line experiments, with help for students, teachers and parents.

Specific Subjects
Endangered Species (EE-Link)
Information on endangered species around the world from Environmental Education Link (EE-Link), with listings by region, group, species or common name, or extinct status. 

Microscopy Primer

A guide to microscopes and how they work, complete with Java tutorials.

Term Papers

A+ Research & Writing
This is an excellent guide to writing research papers, including: tips for getting started; finding information in cyberspace and in the library; and links to online resources.

Coming to Terms
Library Spot's guide to finding topics for term papers.

Hot Paper Topics
A librarian's guide to term paper resources.

Research and Writing
A guide to writing term papers from the Internet Public Library.

Writers' Workshop
Online writing guide including MLA and APA styles with links to other useful sites.

Karla's Guide to Citation Manuals

Nicely annotated page of links to various styles for citing electronic, and other sources - MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, etc. Bedford St. Martin's also provides online examples of citation styles.

   
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Last revised February 01, 2012


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