Bioedonline -- Biology
teacher resources from Baylor College of Medicine.
Child Care & Early Education
Research Connections - a multidisciplinary database of over 10,000
resources, including journal articles, reports, and datasets from research
projects. Maintained by the National Center for Children in Poverty at
Columbia University, the Inter-University Consortium for Political and
Social Research, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Webcasts, video clips, and podcasts from the San Francisco Eploratorium: The
Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception. Select from the
categories : Everyday Science, History of Science, Popular Culture, Popular
Science, and Science in Action.
The Gateway to educational materials -
Free lesson plans and other teaching and learning resources.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
-- "Included on this fully searchable site are links to more than 500 lesson
plans from pre-K-12, NCTM standards for school mathematics, job postings and
grant notices .... Though much of the content on the site is free,
most journal articles are reserved for members only." -- P.M. Storm, CHOICE,
Shodor.org -- A non-profit research and
education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math
education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation
technologies. The site offers access to software and curriculum
materials sorted by grade and subject.
Teacher's Domain : Multimedia
resources for the classroom and professional development - Provided by
WGBH, the PBS station in Boston. Most materials are for science
subjects. User needs to register (for free)
Online legal research service provides quick, easy access to West's vast
collection of statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal
resources, as well as current news articles and business information.
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
ED.gov -- The official Website of
the U.S. Department of Education, a primary source for education policy and
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Digital Classroom of the National
Archives -- Includes lesson plans for working with documents,
videoconferences, and student activities.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on
the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including Congressional
bills and hearings. Provided by the Government Printing Office.
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
Idaho state fact sheet
- facts that include but are not limited to population, income, education,
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide
- Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."