Tag Archives: Internet Resources

Online Book: President Barack Obama Speech Collection

This online book “includes the complete text of the 44th President’s Inaugural Address. Also featured are extended excerpts from eight other significant campaign and pre-presidential speeches.” Daily highlights (on Twitter) are available for this publication. From America.gov, a website of … Continue reading

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Report: Digest of Education Statistics 2008

The 44th in a series of publications initiated in 1962, the Digest’s primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest contains data on a … Continue reading

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Academia.edu: a new academic researcher network

Academia.edu is a new site for faculty researchers to create a profile and add CV, papers, books, talks, and other information to an international researcher network. More information about the site per an email sent to ILI-L: > Dear all, … Continue reading

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Live Chat: Education and the Election: A Preview Wednesday, Oct. 29 12:00-1:00 ET

Education and the Election: A Preview When: Wednesday, October 29, noon to 1 p.m. Eastern time. Where: http://www.edweek-chat.org Submit questions in advance. As Election Day approaches, the presidential candidates are making their final appeals to voters—including promises to improve education. … Continue reading

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The Baldwin Online Children's Literature Project

This is a great source for children’s literature history research, covering material from 1880-1922 in full-text online. “The Baldwin Project seeks to make available online a comprehensive collection of resources for parents and teachers of children. Our focus, initially, is … Continue reading

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National Center for Education Statistics announces new survey data website

DataLab, a new website from the Institute of Education Sciences’ National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), puts a wide range of survey data collected by NCES at your fingertips. Whether you want a quick number or an in-depth look at … Continue reading

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Projection of Education Statistics to 2017

This publication provides projections for key education statistics. It includes statistics on enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary schools, and enrollment and earned degrees conferred expenditures of degree-granting institutions. (courtesy of IES Newsflash)

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Political Campaign Ads Website

Watch dozens of the latest 2008 presidential campaign ads for Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama. Also includes advertising from prior elections, such as the 2006 California gubernatorial campaign and the 2004 and 2000 presidential elections. Also provides a … Continue reading

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PBS Teachers Connect–a new online community for PreK-12

PBS Teachers Connect is an online community of teachers exchanging ideas, resources and instructional strategies on the integration of digital media and technology.

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Tool Kit on Universal Design for Learning

In 2006, the U.S. Department of Education developed a Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities (Tool Kit) to support the Department’s initiative to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. The Tool Kit focused on increasing states’ capacity … Continue reading

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