Useful Web sites
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Doing what works
Produced by the U.S. Department of Education, this Web site provides teachers, administrators and other educators with recommendations on effective teaching practices and examples of possible ways to implement those practices to help promote excellence in American education and improve student achievement.
University of Missouri - Columbia eThemes
A service of eMINTS and created and maintained by the University of Missouri - Columbia, eThemes is an extensive database of content-rich, age-appropriate classroom resources organized around specific themes. Below is a list of featured articles.
NEA Teacher ToolKit
The NEA Teacher ToolKit is an online toolkit for teachers -- designed by NEA members. Take advantage of these easy-to-use classroom tools, including curriculum and assessment tools, IEP development tools, and more! Learn more at: www.neateachertoolkit.com
Educators' Guide to Free Books
Links to educational Web sites
Mathematics/Science Clippings from NEA Student Achievement
The Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) Web site is designed to make it easy to find teaching and learning resources on subjects ranging from arts to vocational education from more than 35 federal organizations.
Missouri School Violence Hotline - report threats against students, teachers and schools. The State of Missouri, through a grant from the Department of Public Safety, has established a statewide School Violence Hotline to help school districts and law enforcement agencies be aware of reports of school violence as early as possible and to ultimately make schools safer.
People to People Program
People to People International’s School and Classroom Program is a free service that pairs classes of elementary, middle and high school students in different countries. Two classes form a partnership, enabling students to collaborate on pen pal exchanges that expand their cultural knowledge and help them form friendships with peers abroad. Classes interact by exchanging letters and packages by post, or messages through teacher-supervised email accounts and private, online forums hosted by PTPI.
To join, download forms or register online, http://www.ptpi.org/programs/SchoolClass.aspx. For additional information, contact Stacey Chance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MNEA HOPE Fund helps people in need
Through its Humanitarian Outreach Project for Education Fund, Missouri NEA assists students and schools.