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Best of History Web Sites
Best of History Web Sites is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more. BOHWS has been recommended by The Chronicle of Higher Education, The National Council for the Social Studies, The New York Public Library, the BBC, Princeton University, -- and many others.
Online educational resource for educators, students, and parents. BioEd Online utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give you instant access to reliable, cutting-edge information and educational tools for biology and related subjects.
Database of Award Winning Children's Literature
The purpose of this database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children's literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards
A complete online resource that educators could visit each day to find high-quality lesson plans and research materials.
U. S. Department of Education Federal Resources
More than 1,500 federlly supported teaching and learning resources from federal agencies.
Focus on the Wonder Years: Challenges Facing the American Middle School
This monograph is a comprehensive assessment of the American middle school. It presents observations on a variety of very real issues — troubling social climates and associated behavioral problems, teachers who lack subject-matter expertise, parents who seem uninvolved, among others.
KIDS Count Data Center
Explore hundreds of measures of well-being for kids across the nation, or in your state, city, or community.
Middle Level Leadership Center (MLLC)
The Middle Level Leadership Center (MLLC) is a service of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) and the College of Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Staffed by a Director, Professor Jerry Valentine, and Ph.D. graduate assistants specializing in middle level leadership, the mission of the Center is to develop and disseminate current knowledge about best practices in school leadership and support school improvement initiatives at the middle school, junior high school, and intermediate school levels.
MiddleWeb is all about the middle grades — with a sharp focus on teaching and learning in grades 4-8.
Since 1996, we’ve been providing resources for teachers, school leaders, parents and others interested in the success of young adolescents.
New York Times Learning Network
Includes news and lesson plans.
Created by ISKME, independent nonprofit institute helping the education community collect and share information.
Teacher Qualifications and Middle School Student Achievement
This research examines whether teacher licensure test scores and other teacher qualifications affect middle school student achievement. The results are based on longitudinal student-level data from Los Angeles.