Links

 

  


Afterschooling
 

  

Learning beyond the school day that may take place at home, in latchkey programs in schools, with tutors, or in dedicated private and tax-supported afterschool programs 

  

www.RussianSchool.com  

A math enrichment afterschool in Boston and San Jose, Calif., with a high-level focus 

  

www.afterschoolers.com  

Dedicated to augmenting the regular school day 

  

www.afterschoolallstars.org  

National after-school programs and summer camps for at-risk middle school youth 

  

www.safe-youth.org  

Focus on afterschooling for violence prevention 

  

www.AfterSchoolMatters.org  

City of Chicago's afterschool program giving hands-on experience for teens in the arts, sports, technology, communications and science 

  

www.readwritethink.org  

Lesson plans for self-directed learning with an emphasis on language arts 

  

www.afterschool.gov 

Federal government resources 

  

  

Art 

  

www.kinderart.com  

Tremendous supply of ideas for arts and crafts 

  

www.teachers.net 

Expansive "lesson bank" 

  

www.crayola.com 

Rely on these crafts ideas at holiday time 

  

www.artsonia.com 

Claims to be the world's largest kids' art museum online 

  

  

  

Classical Education 

  

www.welltrainedmind.com  

Indispensable guide to classical education at home 

  

www.accsedu.org 

The Association of Classical and Christian Schools 

  

http://www.kingswayclassicalacademy.com/ 

Web-based classical school for Grades 7-12 with much free content 

  

www.classical-homeschooling.org 

Don't miss this site's "1,000 Good Books" list 

  

www.classicalconversations.com 

A nationwide network is developing to aid parents who choose this style of education 

  

  

  

Creativity 

  

www.eduplace.com/activity/index_f.jsp  

Lots and lots of topics and themes 

  

www.discoveryschool.com/schrockguide 

Links organized by subject 

  

www.enchantedlearning.com 

Strong in arts and crafts as well as dozens of other topics 

  

www.brainsarefun.com 

Neat site, and not to be missed is this "100 Reasons to Kill Your TV and Video Games": 

http://49reasons.blogspot.com/  

  

  

  

Disadvantaged Children & Youth 

  

www.noexcuses.org  

High-poverty yet high-achieving schools have important things in common 

  

www.urbancure.org  

Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education 

  

www.annenberginstitute.org  

Good data on community involvement in reshaping inner-city schools 

  

www.kipp.org  

Outstanding success from the Knowledge Is Power Program 

  

www.reformk12.com/archives/000175.nclk  

An excellent speech on how throwing more money at education isn't the answer 

  

http://www.insideschools.org/fs/school_profile.php?id=120  

Here's an example of a high-achieving low-income school 

  

www.teachforamerica.org  

Innovative teaching strategy shows that with opportunity, inner-city youth can excel 

  

www.cleweb.org  

Legal issues for low-income and special ed children 

  

www.firstbook.org  

Donate books for needy children 

  

  

  

Gifted and Talented: 

  

www.nagc.org  

  

www.sengifted.org 

  

www.ditd.org 

  

www.educationaloptions.com 

  

www.nationdeceived.org 

  

www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank 

  

www.prufrock.com 

  

www.tip.duke.edu 

  

www.gifted.uconn.edu 

  

www.cec.sped.org/index.html 

  

www.ceetag.org 

  

www.aegus1.org (underachieving gifted kids) 

  

www.davidsoninstitute.org 

  

www.hoagiesgifted.org 

  

www.gifted-children.com 

  

  

Homeschooling 

  

www.homeschoolzone.com  

Broad range of advice and activities for homeschoolers and wanna-be's. 

  

www.hslda.org  

Home School Legal Defense Association 

  

www.consideringhomeschooling.org  

Good place to start 

  

www.nheri.org  

National Home Education Research Institute 

  

www.home-school.com  

Practical Homeschooling Magazine: a star in the homeschooling world 

  

www.TheOldHomeschoolhouse.com 

Another publication that enjoys a widening circulation 

  

www.HomeSchoolBuzz.com 

One family's "take" on homeschooling 

  

www.naaha.com 

National African-American Homeschoolers Alliance 

  

www.education-otherwise.org  

United Kingdom homeschooling website 

  

www.calvertschool.org  

Collaboration contracts between this excellent private school and homeschoolers  

  

www.oklahomahomeschool.com 

Good info on multiage teaching, plus unit plans and curriculum guides 

  

  

  

 


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