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PBS Online NewsHour - Iraq in Transition
The Web site of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
Sections include: Governing Iraq ; Insurgency ; Reconstruction ; Remnants of Saddam's Regime ; Key Players ; Key Maps ; For Students & Teachers ; Video Honor Roll of Americans Killed in Iraq.

Brown v. Board of Education - see our separate Brown v. Board of Education page.

Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation USA (Seattle)
"...to advance the philosophy and practices of Archbishop Desmond Tutu through leadership academies in the United States and Africa. The academies focus on developing emerging leaders who act for peace, reconciliation and restorative justice."

"The purpose of EDSITEment is to offer a gateway for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies."

Educational Resources Focusing on Afghanistan and the Islamic World - (dead link)
Sections include: Lesson Plans ; Geography/Culture ; Maps ; Photo Galleries ; History ; Human Rights ; News ; Afghan Portals ; Explanations of Islam ; Video Links.
Asian Educational Media Service - Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Teacher Professional Development Programming for K-12 Teachers
- Annenberg Media

The Literacy Web
"...is designed to promote the use of the Internet as a tool to assist classroom teachers in their search for best practices in literacy instruction, including the new literacies of Internet technologies. We have made every attempt to link teachers with current research and theory that supports traditional and new literacy practices as well as to guide teachers towards particular classroom resources that can enhance literacy development for students at all grade levels."
- Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut

Marchand Collection
Major sections include: US Primary Source Lessons (University, High School, Middle School) ; US History Image Database.
By Rolland Marchand for the History Project.

National Teacher Training Institute - Lesson Plans
"Want to find the source for great lessons that use the best of public television programs and the Web? It's all right here for you. Choose from hundreds of our technology friendly lessons developed by our master teachers. We make it easy for you by providing everything from the activities, to the materials, to the handouts."

Teaching Tolerance
From the Southern Poverty Law Center

"Tolerance.org is structured for easy access to news, solutions and engaging exercises that teach and prompt personal soul-searching...Teachers will find classroom tutorials for Tolerance.org features, including each of the children's activities, plus a guide to the best tolerance-related sites on the Web. Three teacher-only forums offer pen-pal classrooms and private "teacher's-room" discussions. You may also order materials for your classroom."

U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - HIV and AIDS
"Health has always been an essential component of development policies. In this domain, as in others, culture has a fundamental role to play."
Resources include: Contacts ; Publications ; Events ; News.

U.S. Department of Education see Education - U.S. Dept. of Education

Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body
"Visible Proofs is about the history of forensic medicine. Over the centuries, physicians, surgeons, and other professionals have struggled to develop scientific methods that translate views of bodies and body parts into 'visible proofs' that can persuade judges, juries, and the public."
Sections include: Exhibition ; Galleries ; Education [K12 Activities] ; Resources.
- U.S. National Library of Medicine

Voyages: A Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition
"Voyages of discovery can be of many kinds: a physical journey to an unknown place, a mental exploration of new or familiar territory, or a wholly new episode of creative thought. All three are explored in Voyages, an exhibition spanning five centuries of rare books, manuscripts, art, and artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries."

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