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Reference & Other On-line Links
The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development is in no way responsible
for the content of any World Wide Web site to which we establish links. The content of the following
sites was considered useful for teachers and curriculum committees at the time the sites were
selected. Because of the dynamic nature of the Web, these sites and the links they maintain may
change so that they no longer support our point of view or the content of these frameworks.
assumes all responsibility for any content encountered in these sites--and beyond.
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The following links include sites with reference information
and those supporting content areas not represented in other places on this site.
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- Art Crimes Index
- In many places, painting graffiti is illegal. We do not advocate breaking the law, but we think art belongs in public spaces and that more legal walls should be made available for this fascinating art form.
- ANU Art History
- This server offers access to around 16,000 images (NOT available elsewhere) - i.e. some 1.6Gb of data - all concerned in some way with the history of art and architecture.
- FineArt Forum Resource Directory
- This directory is meant to serve as a resource and jumping-off place for people interested in art, and in the possible relationships between art and technology.
- National Museum of American Art
- Welcome to the National Museum of American Art's new World Wide Web site. We are adding material frequently, so come back often. In the meantime, enjoy viewing and reading about almost 1,000 works of art; reports of upcoming and recent events; and interacting with staff and some of the artists in the collection.
- University Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
- The University Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (UAM/PFA) is the principal visual arts center of the University of California at Berkeley, and one of the largest university art museums in the world.
- WebMuseum: Bienvenue!
- If this is one of your first trips on the Web, you may want to start exploring a tiny subset of the collections first: try out the medieval art exhibit.
- World Wide Art Resources
- Welcome to the home of World Wide Arts Resources. We have compiled a comprehensive registry of visual arts information world-wide. Finally, it is possible for the arts enthusiast to locate all the visual arts information made available via the WWW. Not only can you search our database with a keyword, but you will soon be able to interact with our newly designed databases.
- WWW Virtual Library: Museums - lists
- This page includes a collection of World Wide Web services providing lists of on-line hyperlinks to virtual museum exhibits and related information as part of the WWW Virtual Library Museums page.
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- Computer and Software Companies
- An index of computer hardware and software sites
- Web 66
- Just as U.S. Highway Route 66 was a catalyst for Americana, we see the World Wide Web as a catalyst that will integrate the Internet into K12 school curricula. The Web66 project is designed to facilitate the introduction of this technology into K12 schools. The goals of this project are: To help K-12 educators learn how to set up their own Internet servers. To link K-12 WWW servers and the educators and students at those schools. To help K-12 educators find and use K-12 appropriate resources on the WWW.
- A Beginner's Guide to URLs
- What's a URL? A URL is a Uniform Resource Locator.
- InformationWeek Home Page
- Welcome to InformationWeek's home on the World Wide Web. IW is a weekly newsmagazine for business and technology managers with a print circulation of more than 325,000. This digital edition of IW is a multifaceted, open-ended information resource for managers using information technology (IT) to meet business goals.
- Sources of News and Information
- An *excellent* index of newspapers and other information publications
- Starting Point - Magazines
- A high-quality index of magazines
Other Useful Sites
- Busy Teachers Website K-12
- This Site is designed to provide teachers with direct source materials, lesson plans / classroom activities with a minimum of site-to-site linking, and to provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience for the teacher who is learning to use the Internet.
- Educational Hotlists
- An organized list of things on the Internet that educators may find useful. Each hotlist is divided into three main groups: Topics, Science Resources, and Teacher Resources. Read about each group before trying a hotlist. What are topics? Thoughts and ideas that are of interest within a certain scientific field of study. For example, "topics" in Space Science might include stars, planets, travel, exploration, etc. What are Science Resources? General material on the Internet that may be of use to anyone wishing to learn more about a "topic" in the field of study. The material is divided into two categories: Background Information and Facts, and Images
- EdWeb K-12 Resource Guide
- THIS SECTION offers a collection of the best on-line educational resources available, including teacher discussion groups and administrative services, as well as lesson plans, interactive projects, and interesting places for kids to explore. Most of these services are available for free over the Internet, and whenever possible, you will be able to connect to the service simply by clicking on to its Internet address.
- ERIC Clearinghouses, The Discovery Learning Community, Civnet, Quality Education Data, Newton's Apple, AskERIC Toolbox
- ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
- The ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation seeks to provide 1) balanced information concerning educational assessment and 2) resources to encourage responsible test use.
- GNN Education Center Home Page
- Welcome to the Education Center, an educational resource dedicated to providing educators with dynamic curricula, projects, and connections to education experts and peers. To fully participate in this community of educators actively using online networks in their classrooms, Subscribe to the Education Center. It's free! To find out more about the Education Center, read through our Welcome statement, or check What's New since your last visit.
- KIDS-96[sm] is a grassroots project aimed at getting as many children in the age group 10 -15 as possible involved in a GLOBAL dialog. KIDLINK[sm] is the name of the organization that runs the yearly KIDS-nn projects. The KIDS-96 project will run from May 7, 1995, until May, 1996. Then the KIDS-97 project will start. Since the start in 1990, over 42,000 kids from 72 countries on all continents have participated in our activities.
- Kids Web - References
- Many resources here. Dictionary, thesaurus, Bartlett Familiar Quotations, and many more. Be sure to visit their homepage as well. Multiple subject areas are indexed there.
- U.S. Department of Education:A Teacher's Guide
- For the user's convenience we have also created an ASCII version of this document and compressed it (90K) for ease of downloading. Additionally this document is available in Portable Document Format without hyperlinks (366K) appropriate for use with Adobe's Acrobat Reader as well as in the original WP6.1 format (101K zipped).
- The Clearinghouse for Subject-Oriented Internet Resource Guides provides a central access point for value-added topical guides which identify, describe, and evaluate Internet-based information resources. Our mission is to facilitate intellectual access to information resources on the Internet. In order to avoid duplication of effort, our focus is intentionally narrow. For this reason, the Clearinghouse does not accept guides to resources that are not Internet-based (e.g., annotated bibliographies), nor does the Clearinghouse accept guides to a single site's Internet-based resources.
- World Wide Yellow Pages
- Welcome to the World Wide Yellow Pages. Start with us to find the world. Find a business with our online search page.
- An extensive Internet directory.
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