This resource offers a wide variety of resources for educators who wish to integrate the Internet into their curriculum. An extensive web site enhances other products published by Classroom Connect, such as the newsletter, videos, books, training systems, and conferences.
The Web site contains:
descriptions of Internet projects
a search engine that allows visitors to search for Internet links
a contact database of teachers who are interested in sharing resources
online materials for educators
In addition to the web site, Classroom Connect publishes a wide variety of resources, books, and videos for teachers. These are available for order at the Web site. Some of the most recent publications are:
Educator's Internet Companion, a beginner's guide to the Internet
Web Essentials, an overview and lesson plans for teaching students about the Web
CyberStories, a collection of stories by teachers who share what they've learned about doing Internet projects with their students
Classroom Connect Newsletter, a monthly 20-page publication (a free trial subscription is available)
Internet Revealed Video Series, four videos for educators that illustrate how the Internet can be used in the classroom.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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Phone: 1-800-638-1639; Fax: 1-888-801-8299
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This material was developed by the National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP), located at Education Development Center, Inc. in Newton, Massachusetts. NCIP was funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs from October 1, 1992 - September 30, 1998, Grant #H180N20013. Permission is granted to copy and disseminate this information. If you do so, please cite NCIP. Contents do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by NCIP, EDC, or the U.S. Government. This site was last updated in September 1998.
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