Library (Evaluation and Development Institute, Portland, OR)
Reviewed resources for students, teachers, and school
personnel. A Counselor
resources for relevant topics (e.g., family, health,
assessment, career, college, violence, etc.).
(National History Day, National Archives and Records Administration,
and USA Freedom Corps)
Public access. Our Documents focuses on 100 milestone documents of
American History that range from the Lee Resolution of 1776 to the
Voting Rights Act of 1965. Each document is presented in
"transcript" (i.e. HTML) format and Portable Document Format (.pdf).
(Classroom resources are available for teachers, and students in
grades 6-12 are encouraged to participate in the Our Documents
National History Day Contest.)
Family Education Network (Pearson
Public access. An array of no cost and commercial services and
products are available from Pearson Education. Major directories
within the Family Education Network are:
(Global SchoolNet Foundation, Encinitas, CA)
This site includes: resources for teachers and students;
collaboration options; professional development
opportunities; Global Schoolhouse projects for students; new
and discussion lists; and a no cost membership option for
Schrock's Guide for
Educators (Discovery Communications, Inc., Silver Spring, MD)
Useful information in the Subject
Access and Additional
This site is a part of Discovery Channel School, therefore,
commercial components are included.
Resources for Educational Excellence (U.S.
Department of Education)
From arts to vocational education, this site provides
links to Web-based educational resources and internship
options that are supported by Federal Government agencies. A
search option and a list of topics are provided.
Web'n (AT&T Knowledge Ventures; AT&T, Inc., San Antonio, TX)
Public access. This site includes a
searchable database, a list of tutorials, projects, and
lessons for most core subjects in high school or the general
education curriculum in college.
(Discovery Communications, Inc.)
Resources (links, commercial products, and television
listings) for K-12 teachers, students, and
in Moral Development and
Education (Larry Nucci, University of Illinois at Chicago)
A site for educators, researchers, and citizens who are
interested in practices related to moral development and
education. The Classroom
Practices directory includes items that may be appropriate for
classroom guidance or community education.
Distance Learning (Los Angeles County Office of Education
The Resources directories include links to commercial and
noncommercial teaching and learning options for K-12
teachers, and students and their parents. Most of the
identified resources are relevant for classroom guidance and
community education projects anywhere in the U.S.
Resources (Center for Distance and Online Learning, Los Angeles
County Office of Education)
Public access. Pre-K through 12 resources are available for
administrators, teachers, parents, and students. Educational
resources are revised, and they include: planning strategies,
standards, and reforms for administrators; subject content and
instructional methods for teachers; planning, advocacy, and
intervention for parents; and tutorial, explanatory, and learning
activities for students.
Gateway to Educational
Materials-GEM (Information Institute of Syracuse, Syracuse
Public access. Use the browse tab or search field to identify links
to many resources associated with lesson plans, teaching, and
of Congress (United States of America)
The umbrella Web site for a variety of disparate services
and resources. The following appear to be the most relevant
for student and professional counselors:
K-12 students, teachers, and other learners)
Lesson ideas, learning activities, features, and other
directories include a breadth of resources.
Memory Online Collections
Directories for broad topics, time periods, regions, and
library divisions. Files are available in the following
formats: text, photo (with special viewer and no special
viewer), and multimedia.
The Web site for Congress (U.S. House and
(National Institute of Mental Health)
Information regarding the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
of various mental disorders. Resources include: brochures,
information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets,
and other educational materials.
Library (Discovery Communications, Inc.)
K-12 Lesson plans by subject areas (e.g., science,
history, literature, etc.). A search option, and links to
the other resources and services provided by
World Lecture Hall-WLH (Center for Instructional Technologies, The
University of Texas at Austin)
Use the Browse
by Area or
search options to find links to pages created by faculty who
are using the Web to deliver class content. Select from a
comprehensive list of disciplines and professions, and
many faculty members throughout the world.
(New York, NY)
Access information about the Scholastic Assessment Test
(SAT), other College Board tests, and practice exams.
Students can link to documents that are designed to assist
with planning for college. Adult planning information is
included in directories for parents
ACT® (ACT, Inc., Iowa
Links to ACT Assessment Programs and resources for students,
parents, adult learners, and employers.
ED.gov (U.S. Department of Education)
Public access. Education-related reports and resources are available
for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
Test Prep Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Commercial online and software programs are available for graduate
and professional school entrance exams (e.g., SAT, GRE, LSAT, and
Princeton Review (New York, NY)
access--no cost registration--commercial service options. Services that
are accessible to the public include surveys, guides, and tips for
college admission, test preparation, and financial aid planning. The
registration-based services include information exchange options (e.g.,
through electronic mail), and interactive evaluation and planning
tools. The core commercial services help students prepare for college
admissions tests (e.g., SAT and ACT) and admission to graduate and professional schools
(e.g. GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, GRE, USMLE, and others).
Webgames--Entertainment, Advocacy, and Interactive Learning
Games (Yahoo Inc., Sunnyvale, CA)
Multiple solo and multiplayer entertainment and educational games
(e.g., are available for children 7-12 years-old. A Java-enables
browser is required, and some games require a download and
installation of interactive modules.
UNICEFgames (United States
Fund for UNICEF)
World Heroes, and Halloween Coin Toss
Fun and Games (Greenpeace
NSF Scrub Club (NSF
International, Ann Arbor, MI)
Public access. A site with games, animated cartoons with audio, and
links to activities and resources for elementary-age children. The
most noted games and animated audiovisual presentations include:
and Public Awareness
Provides links to member sites that provide free and
commercial options for essays and term papers for high
school and college courses.
No cost access to a database of student essays, which were written for:
admissions, art, music, film, biographies, business, creative writing,
poetry, literature, geography, history, politics, religion, social
issues, and social issues. These essays may contain content and writing
errors, therefore, they should be used to identify different
perspectives and interpretations, and not to engage in plagiarism. This
site's commercial division has over 35,000 commercial papers (in APA,
MLA, and Turabian styles) that address most writing assignments for
college and high school students. Also, customized papers can be
This site claims to include "resources," and it is marketed
as an alternative to PlanetPapers.com (which is alleged to have papers
with errors and written by high school students). Use the search option
or the directory structure to identify papers within categories that
represent the arts and humanities, biographies, social sciences,
history, politics, science and technology, etc.
site, which sells papers within their database, and they create
customized papers that can be delivered via fax, an e-mail attachment,
or overnight shipping. A directory
within the Thousands of Papers Web site has links to many Web sites
that specialize in the sale of term papers (and a few miscellaneous
commercial sites are included).
Paper Store (The
Paper Store Enterprises, Inc.)
The Paper Store
claims to have an inventory of over 12,000 papers for sale, and they
have a service that will customize papers.
(The Paper Store Enterprises, Inc.)
As a commercial site, FastPapers claims to have over 25,000
reports and term papers within their database. Through and
email request, prospective buyers can obtain a one-page
summary. A custom creation service is available for any
(Intuitive Products International)
A commercial site, which has the option to
electronically deliver papers to the desktop of the
purchaser through the use of a secure credit card
transaction. Also, email delivery is an option. A summary
for each paper is provided, and each article is written in
MLA Style. A custom paper or thesis can be ordered. They
note that their "papers are intended for reference and
A list of essays within categories for literature, art,
science and technology, history, creative writing,
geography, social issues, etc. A commercial option for term
papers is promoted within this directory of 123students.com.
Volunteer "experts"--a sample of channels related to