Education

The Inquiry Page
To find out more about inquiry-based teaching and learning, visit the Inquiry Page, a blossoming community of educators interested in supporting inquiry learning.

Genome: The Secret of How Life Works
This web site contains informative and interactive content for anyone with a genome: students, teachers and parents. Tour the Genome Exhibit, test your knowledge and learn more!

HiCE
The Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education Investigation Station, at the University of Michigan. Develops learner-centered technology and curricula that address major needs of schools today, enabling all students to learn and enabling students and teachers to engage in serious intellectual inquiry around authentic, meaningful, motivating, mindful-learning experiences. See also HiCE's Palm Pages, a collection of handheld device (Palm) applications for classroom exercises, along with instructions for each.

LESTER
Learning Science and Technology Repository is an online community and database focused on innovations in learning science and technology. LESTER profiles innovative LST research projects, researchers, organizations, and funding sources.

Technology-supported Inquiry Environments for Teaching and Learning
A seminar course offered Spring 2002 at UIUC, coordinated by Dr. Umesh Thakkar. Site has links to class lectures, information on a variety of educational technologies for science teaching, class projects, etc.

"Teachers' biology training put to test in mock murder trial," from The Tennesseean (Nashville)
Nice, short article on one teacher's biology class efforts.

Bioinformatics for High School Women

Digital Knowledge Research Collaborative

Illinois Learning Standards

National Science Education Standards

The WebQuest Page
This site is designed to serve as a resource to those who are using the WebQuest model to teach with the web. By pointing to excellent examples and collecting materials developed to communicate the idea, all of us experimenting with WebQuests will be able to learn from each other.

Last modified: Thursday, 8 May 2008, 03:56 PM