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K-12 Internet Resources on Africa

General Resources

This section highlights some excellent on-line resources for general K-12 education and teaching.

Ask Dr. Math
You can submit your K-12 math question and Dr. Math will reply to you via e-mail.

AskERIC Virtual Library (ERIC)
This database contains lesson plans, curriculum units, slide shows, bibliographies, reference tools, guides and directories for numerous K-12 topics.

Global SchoolHouse Project (CNIDR)
This site houses NSF's Collaborative Internet Classroom Project and other guides to K-12 educational uses of the Internet.

History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers
The major purpose of this home page is to begin the task of making the use of the Internet for busy social studies teachers and to encourage the use of the World Wide Web as a tool for learning and teaching. The documents, links, and text files listed in the various categories below should provide some help for classroom teachers (especially at the Middle School and Secondary level) in locating and using the resources of the Internet in the classroom.

USGS: The Learning Web
A portion of the U.S. Geological Survey web dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning. There are two highlighted areas in The Learning Web: Teaching and Living.

The Multicultural Pavilion
The mission of the Multicultural Pavilion is to provide a resource for educators interested in Multicultural Issues. The Pavilion offers reviews of literature about issues such as sexism, racism, heterosexism, ageism, ablism, etc, and provide links to other Multicultural sites of interest.

U.S. Department of Education
This site is sponsored by the US/ED's Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI). It features in-depth information on National Education Goals; Department-wide Initiatives, such as Goals 2000; and contains a Teacher's Guide to the U.S. Department of Education.

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