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General Links

  1. California Department of Education  http://www.cde.ca.gov/

  2. Accelerated Reader https://hosted171.renlearn.com/285217/

  3. Top search engines http://www.google.com

  4. Eric http://www.eric.ed.gov

  5. Problem based learning http://pblproject.com/Home.aspx

  6. WebQuests Http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/webquest.html

  7. ETC Web site https://www.stancoe.org/etc

  8. Ed.Net Briefs send summaries of current educational news (http://edbriefs.com)

  9. FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence sponsored by various federal agencies,www.ed.gov/free)

  10. Teachers.Net with lesson plans, jobs and links (www.teachers.net)

  11. The Help Web teaches basic history of the web and its many protocols (www.imaginarylandscape.com/helpweb)

  12. U.S. Department of Education with funding opportunities, and educational news along with statistics (www.ed.gov)

  13. WSU Libraries List is an analysis of Search Engines (www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/general/robots.htm)

  14. Kids Click for student research http://www.kidsclick.org 

    General Web Research

    1. Google www.google.com Search par excellence.

    2. About www.about.com About's a human-created reference guides

    3. www.aol.com The place for beginners— and some people who ought to know better.

    4. BBCi www.bbc.co.uk Worthy of classic status on the strength of its multimedia news coverage alone.

    5. CDC www.cdc.gov Because anthrax isn't just for sheep anymore.

    6. Dictionary.com www.dictionary.com Our favorite metadictionary.

    7. Encyclopedia Britannica www.britannica.com The encyclopedia, online.

    8. FedStats Home Page www.fedstats.gov If there's one thing the government actually produces, it's statistics; and if there's one place to find them, it's here.

    9. FirstGov.gov www.firstgov.gov The official portal to Dubya's house, the Senate, The Hill, and more government bodies than you can shake a stick at, much as you might be tempted.

    10. Google Groups http://groups.google.com Searchable newsgroup archives and a great place to do your own technical troubleshooting.

    11. iVillage www.ivillage.com Articles and forums—health, life, love, primping—for women.

    12. The Library of Congress www.loc.gov An almost frightening amount of information.

    13. MedScape www.medscape.com WebMD's site for medical professionals.

    14. MSN www.msn.com You've got to start your surfing somewhere. Good for beginners.

    15. MSN Learning & Research http://encarta.msn.com Smart surfing for students, parents, and quiz addicts.

    16. NPR www.npr.org Streaming National Public Radio shows: news with that Berkshires slant, and, of course, Click & Clack.

    17. Nolo Press www.nolo.com Legal mumbo-jumbo unmumbified.

    18. Technology Review www.technologyreview.com MIT's well-organized publication on emerging technologies.

    19. WebMD www.webmd.com A trove of symptoms, conditions, and drug info.

    20. Webopedia www.webopedia.com Technology terms-opedia.

    21. Yahoo! www.yahoo.com  The portal from before portals even had a name.