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Software systems for the management of K12 school districts.
| dataMetrics Software
Products and services for viewing and tracking multiple assessment results for K12 schools.
Resources from a leading distributor of refurbished brand name computers to the educational market.
Products to engage and tutor students for increasing scores on state tests.
| School Loop
An online learning management system for K12 schools that saves time for teachers and keeps students on track.
High-speed communications services for delivering voice, e-mail and emergency messages in K12 school communities.
| My Young Child
Online stories for promoting and teaching values to children.
| Video Furniture International
Furniture designed for videoconference and multimedia applications, including carts and media centers.
| NetSupport School
Management software for teachers to instruct, monitor and interact with students in groups and individually.
Heart rate monitors and related products and information to combat childhood obesity.
Services for donating tax-deductible wish list materials to teachers and school leaders at no cost.
Web-based services for delivering phone or text messages to parents, students and staff.
Interactive teaching, learning and assessment technology and services.
| Knowledge Delivery Systems
Online professional development programs for teachers, districts and states.
| Education Commission of the States
Equipping education leaders and advancing effective public policy and practice.
| Council of Chief State School Officers
Collective state action for transforming public education in strategic areas.
| National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future
Strategies and resources for providing every child with a 21st century education.
| Success for All Foundation
Academic achievement programs for elementary/middle school students from all backgrounds.
| Educational Records Bureau
Improving learning through pre-K-12 testing programs and services.
| ARAMARK Education
Partnering with school districts nationwide to provide food and nutrition services.
A free online college and career planning center for high school students.
A social networking site designed specifically for educators.
An online writing and publishing community for developing literacy, communication and technology skills.
An online charity for connecting donors to classrooms in need.
| American Memory
Free access to multimedia collections from the Library of Congress that document the American experience.
A free online vocabulary-building program, with real-world contextual examples.
Turn-key online social media solutions for schools.
Partnering with schools, districts and states to provide effective long-term high school improvement solutions.
Strategic Web site and community management solutions for K12 education.
A fully-automated Web-based safety and regulatory compliance program for schools.
| It’s Learning
“Software as a service” tools for students and teachers to collaborate, plan and deliver educational experiences.
| OnCourse Systems for Education
Automating school processes from lesson planning and grading to discipline.
Online college video tours and related resources.
| CyberSleuth Kids
A search guide and directory of online educational resources for K12 students.
A Web learning environment and resources for teachers, students and parent to improve K12 education.
| District Leader’s Podcast
Interviews with district leaders from around the country on key administrative topics.
Resources and materials to help K12 teachers improve U.S. history education.
Information and resources on planning, preparing and paying for post-secondary education.
| Campus Explorer
A college matching service with multimedia information on more than 6,000 schools.
A free online study community for high school homework help in math and science
Automated multiple language notification services to increase school-home communications in K12 districts.
| Pew Internet & American Life Project
Reports from a nonprofit research organization that explores the impact of the Internet on America and the world.
Free Web sites for teachers, sports teams and parent-teacher organizations.
| National Association for Multicultural Education
Resources for individuals and groups in all academic disciplines and at all levels.
| Adaptive Curriculum
An online system for enhancing teaching and learning in mathematics and science for teachers and students in the middle grades.
A Web-based safety and regulatory compliance program built specifically for public schools.
| The Forum for Education and Democracy
A platform for promoting public education worthy of a democracy, with strong schools, equity of resources and an involved citizenry.
| Web Wise Kids
Resources for educating parents, students and communities on Internet safety and preventing online predatory behavior.
| National Council on Teacher Quality
A nonpartisan research and advocacy group committed to restructuring the teaching profession.
A free open-source program and resources to help educators teach early literacy.
| Local School Directory
A free site for obtaining basic public and private school information.
Programs and initiatives for plant-based education in schools and communities across the nation.
| National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Policies and resources promoting charter schools as public education options.
| Lesson Planet
Searchable K12 lesson plans reviewed and rated by teachers in every content area, links to state standards, and related curriculum tools.
Free Web-based tools for managing online classes and providing information to students and parents.
An online tool for finding educational and assistive technology products for students with special needs.
An innovative learning environment built around video from the NBC News Archives.
| The Center for Education Reform
Advocating for school choice and advancing the charter school movement.
| National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training
A membership organization for examining and supporting the use of technology to improve education and training.
| Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
Advancing education through videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies.
| The Free Dictionary
Comprehensive dictionaries in multiple languages with an integrated reference library and research tools.
| Assistive Technology Industry Association
A collective voice for delivering the best products and services to people with disabilities of all ages.
| Alliance for Excellent Education
An action site for encouraging the development and implementation of national policies for dropout prevention and high school reform.
| American School Counselor Association
Professional support for counselors to help students gain academic and social success in school.
A free comprehensive source of information, advice and tools for securing student financial aid.
Helping students and their families find scholarship money and learn how to get it.
Search tools for colleges and universities, with related resources to help students find the right school.
Products and services in building Web solutions for education organizations and professionals.
Tools, resources and profiles to facilitate college search and selection.
| Democracy Web
Resources on political rights and civil liberties around the world, for history, social studies and political science teachers.
| National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Vision, leadership and professional development supporting mathematics education for all students.
Streamed video content from students, faculty, staff and others, about colleges and universities across the United States.
| Big Universe
A Web community for parents, teachers and authors, devoted to reading, creating and recommending children’s picture books.
The official kids’ Web portal of the U.S. government, with links to resources for students and educators.
| American Labor Studies Center
Creating, collecting and disseminating labor-related K12 curriculum materials and resources nationwide.
| National School Transportation Association
Resources to make transportation safe, efficient and affordable for the nation’s schools.
| National Food Service Management Institute
Information and services to promote the improvement of child nutrition programs, including school meals.
| Reading Rockets
Accurate and accessible information on how to teach children to read, and help those who struggle.
| Digital Wish
A public charity for donating funds and purchasing wish list technology items to help modernize American classrooms.
| Schools to Watch
A national forum dedicated to improving schools for adolescents across the country.
Commercial services to help schools sell surplus inventory and generate cash.
| Gateway to 21st Century Skills
Discussions related to learning through Web 2.0 technologies, and free access to 50,000 educational resources.
Tools and resources to help K12 teachers integrate technology into classrooms.
| The JASON Project
Exploration and discovery resources to promote learning in science, math and technology.
Education fund-raising through recycling used printer cartridges and cell phones from the community.
| Project Tomorrow
Resources and services to prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens.
| Global SchoolNet
Collaborative online learning projects that link students, teachers and parents across the world.
Web-based K12 teacher communities, with discussion groups, chatboards, online meetings and curriculum resources.
| Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Free access to primary source documents and educational resources from all eras of American history.
Creative art ideas, techniques and activities for kids, parents and educators.
Web-based project learning competitions for students and teachers across the globe.
| United Nations Cyberschoolbus
Teaching and learning materials and activities to promote global understanding.
| Smarter Kids Foundation
Grants, research and resources to support the classroom use of interactive whiteboard technologies.
| LeapFrog School
Curriculum resources from a leading developer of interactive teaching and learning tools.
| United States Distance Learning Association
Information and leadership resources to support distance education at every level.
| The Math Forum @ Drexel
A leading resource center for mathematics and mathematics education, to support teaching and learning at every level.
| Houghton Mifflin Education Place
Curriculum resources in every content area for elementary school teachers, students and their parents.
| Music Education Online
A comprehensive collection of online instrumental and vocal education resources.
| National Transcript Center
Online services to improve the efficiency, reliability, cost, and security of academic transcript exchange.
National Geographic maps, lesson plans and activities to support national geography standards in classrooms.
| Great Explorations in Math and Science
Programs and resources to advance inquiry-based elementary school science and math..
| U. S. News/Education
News, teaching and learning activities that connect educators and students to the world.
| National Alliance of Black School Educators
A premier nonprofit organization for furthering the academic success of children, particularly of African descent.
| LD OnLine
A leading Web site on learning disabilities and ADHD students.
All about adolescent literacy for parents and educators.
Helping states benchmark academic standards, tests and accountability systems with the best examples in the world.
| National Environmental Education Foundation
Trusted knowledge, resources, and opportunities to improve lives and the health of our planet for children and adults.
| AutoSkill International
Intervention software solutions and resources to help at-risk students succeed in reading and math.
| A+ American Education Corporation
Resources from a leading provider of research-based core curriculum software at every level.
| The Children’s Partnership
Resources for expanding child advocacy to new issues and audiences
| Practical Money Skills for Life
Money management resources for students, parents and educators.
| National Center for Technology Innovation
Advancing learning for all students, with a special focus on individuals with disabilities.
| Funds For Learning
Solutions and support services from a leading E-rate compliance firm.
Professional learning programs to create sustained change in teaching practice and improve student outcomes.
| The New York Times Learning Network
News-based teaching and learning resources in every content area for grades 3 through 12.
| Northwest Evaluation Association
Resources to help districts develop and maintain comprehensive assessment programs to improve instruction and learning.
| The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition
Business, economics and finance resources for students and teachers.
| Cable in the Classroom
Fostering the use of cable content and technology to expand and enhance K12 learning.
| National Center for Education Statistics
Facts and figures from the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing education-related data.
| International Technology Education Association
Professional resources to promote and enhance K12 technology education.
A comprehensive K12 homework information portal for every curriculum area.
| Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education
Resources from education, business and government to improve education in science, mathematics and technology.
Evaluation resources to help educators find new ways to advance learning through assessments.
News, information and user conferences from a provider of data management solutions for K12 districts.
| Soliloquy Learning
Resources supporting a computer-based reading tutor that develops vocabulary, comprehension and fluency.
Online communication tools to support teaching, learning and leadership.
| My Learning Tube
Brief video clips in a variety of K12 content areas.
An online community for sharing K12 school-related videos.
| Forum on Educational Accountability
Expanding and advancing ideas to improve federal education policy.
A social networking site designed specifically for educators.
| School Wishes
“Wish lists” for supporting local K12 schools with non-cash donations.
A national enrichment, coaching and competition program to promote middle school mathematics.
| Build Green Schools
Creating school environments that save energy, resources and money.
| International Baccalaureate
Programs of international education for a worldwide community of schools.
| Consortium for School Networking
Initiatives and leadership resources promoting the use of telecommunications to improve K12 education.
| Social Studies School Service
New and notable Web sites and activities selected by a supplier of supplementary resources.
| Education World
A searchable guide to Web-based education resources in every content area, for K12 teachers, students and administrators.
| The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
The science behind blackheads, barfing, belching and other kid-appealing topics.
| Google for Educators
Tools and information pertinent to teaching, and an online professional community.
| School Nutrition Association
Advancing the availability, quality and acceptance of nutrition programs in schools.
| Business Tools for Better Schools
Resources to engage companies and business organizations in school reform.
K12 literacy, education and technology resources (formerly called Marco Polo).
| Disability Studies for Teachers
Lesson plans and materials to integrate disability studies into the curriculum.
| Council for Educational Facility Planners
Resources for facilitating creative and responsible planning, design, construction and renovation of schools.
| National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
Information on planning, designing, funding, building, improving, and maintaining schools.
A service for people to catalog their books online, and connect with others interested in the same works.
The world’s largest K12 online learning community.
| National Association of Elementary School Principals
Professional resources and services for elementary and middle school administrators.
| The Internet Public Library
Online education resources and references for young people, selected by library media specialists.
| EduStat Blog
Timely “Web 2.0” technology information for administrators, teachers and parents.
| Center for Teaching Quality
Policies and programs to support the recruitment, retention and development of high quality teachers in schools.
| CNN Education
CNN-sponsored news and information resources for students and teachers.
| PE Central
A premier health and physical education site for teachers, parents and students.
| National Association of Secondary School Principals
Professional resources and services for middle and high school administrators.
Creative child-centered educational activities to encourage running, fitness and good health.
| American Association of School Administrators
Resources to support and develop district leaders for quality public education.
Interactive online games, activities and curriculum materials for pre-school through grade six
| Academic Benchmarks
Searchable state education standards from a leading provider of K12 alignment tools and services.
Online opportunities to network with K12 administrators around the world, and related resources. For testing
| SRA International Grants Web
A searchable database of private and federal school funding programs, maintained by the Society of Research Administrators.
| National Center for Technology Planning
Technology planning resources at school, district, state, regional and national levels.
| Developing Educational Standards
Educational standards from states and professional organizations by content area, and hosted by the Wappingers Central School District (NY).
| Youth Leadership Initiative
Resources to encourage student interest and participation in the American political process.
Multi-user computing solutions for organizations and schools.
| National Urban Alliance for Effective Education
A network of consultants who provide professional development to improve classroom instruction.
| National Association of School Resource Officers
Resources to help law enforcement officers better serve assigned schools and their communities.
Curriculum programs that combine online technology and traditional core content in language arts, math, science, history and the arts.
| Bus Radio
An interactive site for students from a service that delivers age appropriate programming for school bus commutes.
| Center for Implementing Technology in Education
Curriculum access for special needs students through accomodations and assistive technologies.
An online payment processing system for collecting school-related fees.
| My Payment Network
Online payment services to collect fees for organizations and K12 schools.
| Getting Parents Involved
Activities for parents, aides and school volunteers to help increase student achievement.
| Excelsior Software
Real-time data management and assessment solutions for teachers and administrators.
| Web Dialogues
Online conversations among members of the public, students, content experts and policymakers.
| Pokemon Learning League
Standards-based interactive animated lessons for elementary schools.
Free learning resources developed by teachers, parents and content experts.
| KidsKnowIt Network
Free learning resources developed by teachers, parents and content experts.
| Teach With Movies
K12 lesson plans and learning guides for more than 250 movies.
| Road of Life
Better health decisions for all phases of a child’s life.
A medical and health consumer information resource on more than 1,500 topics.
A project of the National Academy of Sciences to showcase the accomplishments of women in science.
| RedZee Search
A “family-safe” online search engine.
A statistical database for comparing U. S. states according to several thousand criteria.
| Project Forum
Resources for improving services to children with disabilities, at local, state and national levels.
| What Moves U
An NFL and American Heart Association sponsored youth program to promote health and physical fitness.
| National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future
Creating strong learning communities and supporting professional careers.
| Legal Guide for Bloggers
Resources on bloggers’ rights from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
A secure social networking and blogging destination for kids.
A Web-based science, math and technology competition for 6th through 9th grade teams.
| Education Atlas
A comprehensive guide to education-related Web sites, sorted by content area.
| Education Atlas
A comprehensive guide to education sites on the Web, sorted by content area.
Online career education tools for students and job seekers.
| The Creative Connections Project
Linking K-12 classrooms with partner classes in other countries for cross-cultural understanding.
| Teachers Support Network
Resources to help school districts recruit and retain high quality teachers.
Resources related to the use of digital audio-visual and computer multimedia products in schools.
| Smithsonian Kids
High-interest educational resources for students to explore and learn online.
| Visual Math Learning
Lessons and activities for teaching math concepts through visualization.
| Connect with the Troops
An online project to send messages of support from the classrooms of America.
| AT&T Solutions for Education
Case studies, white papers and solutions targeted to technology challenges in schools.
Resources targeted to nurturing and caring for children throughout the world.
| ePALS SchoolBlog
A safe online place for collaboration among teachers, students and parents.
| Center for Online Educators
Resources to educate, connect, renew and inspire online teachers.
| Podcast Alley
A directory of Podcasts and related resources, including an online forum.
Technology and services for the development and management of K-12 Web sites.
| ASEE Engineering K12 Center
Resources for K-12 students and educators from the American Society for Engineering Education.
A searchable online guide to more than 10,000 audio and video learning products.
Multi-player activities for students in spelling, geography and math.
Health science education activities for educators and students.