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Recommended External Links

Please note: Diman is not responsible for the content of any of these links. Please let us know if any links are inaccurate.

Air Conditioning/HVAC

Automotive Collision Repair and Finishing Program

Automotive Technology Program

Culinary Arts

Dental Assisting

Drafting

Electricity

Electronics

  • ETA International
  • IPC
  • National Invention Hall of Fame
    “Honors the women and men responsible for the great technological advances that make human, social and economic progress possible.” Covers the areas of computers, communications, agriculture, electricity, chemistry, imaging, medical, industrial and nobel prize winners.

English/Language Arts

  • Bartleby
    “Publishes the classics of literature, non-fiction, and reference free of charge for the home, classroom, and desktop of each and every participant.”
  • CIESE - Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
    Projects using primary sources and archived collections: “Historical Treasure Chests,” “Movie in the Making,” “Population Growth”.
  • High School Hub
    Free online learning center that features subject guides for English, foreign languages, math, science, and social studies.
  • Ibiblio, the public’s library and digital archive: Poetry and Reading
    One of the largest online collections of collections," a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. Links include Project Gutenburg, a collection’s index, Wikinfo, also known as the Internet-Encyclopedia, & a search feature.
  • Linda’s Links to Literature
    Free links to reading resources – hundreds of links to websites that provide general information about children’s and young adults’ literature, authors and illustrators, etc. Lesson plans and activities for books are available by subscription.
  • Nancy Keane’s Booktalks
    A searchable collection of booktalks suitable for K-12.

General Sites

Health Assisting

Local Interest

Math

Office Technology

Plumbing

Science

Social Studies

  • British Broadcasting Corp.
    Explore ancient history through feature articles, 3-d virtual tours, games and animations.
  • British Broadcasting Corp. Online: World War II
    Resources include a timeline of the war w/ features of sabotage & espionage, the Holocaust, war museums, etc.
  • CIESE - Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
    Projects using primary sources and archived collections: “Historical Treasure Chests,” “Movie in the Making,” “Population Growth”.
  • History Channel
    Based on cable television network, site rich in history resources. Hundreds of winks searchable by keyword or decade.
  • Library of Congress
    1920s and Great Depression, Roosevelt, New Deal, Dust Bowl, etc., links for high school and college students.
  • Library of Congress: The Learning Page, Especially for Teachers
    Find more than 100 “ American Memory Collections.” Gives a “teacher’s eye view” of over 7 million historical documents, photos, maps, films, & audio recordings. Find lessons, activities, etc. for use in classrooms.
  • Plimoth Plantation
    The living history museum of 17th century Plymouth, MA features info culled from primary resources on Pilgrim life.
  • Social Studies for Kids
    A site for students and teachers covering history, geography, economics, cultures, current events, holidays, religions, languages, archaeology, and much more.
  • TerraServer USA
    Searchable database of aerial photos, satellite photos, maps, etc.
  • The Truman Library
    Teacher workshops, lesson plans, social studies links, online teacher publications.
  • U.S. History
    Focuses on Colonial & Revolutionary eras in Philadelphia area w/ special sections on Betsy Ross, Ben Franklin, the Liberty Bell, Valley Forge, & Brandywine Battlefield.
  • Wars and Conflict: World War I
    Examines WWI from British perspective, including newspaper articles and eyewitness accounts.
  • World War I Trenches on the Web
    Presents encyclopedic info on people, places, events of The Great War, abroad & U.S. homefront – includes a topical index and a search.
  • World War II Resources hosted by Ibiblio
    Primary source materials on the Web - Original government documents regarding all aspects of the war. Chronological history w/ search feature.

Teachers

  • About (Education & Rubrics)
    Rubrics are excellent grading tools. Learn more about the creation and use of rubrics.
  • America’s Career InfoNet
    Detailed information about careers, searchable by state.
  • Big 6
    The Big 6 information literacy homepage, used to teach information and technology skills.
  • Blue Web’n
    An online library of 1952 outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format You can also do a quick search by grade level, broad subject area, or specific subject area. Each month 5-10 new sites are added.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics: What Interests You?
    Includes job descriptions, requirements, salary, future prospects. Has an alphabetical listing of careers.
  • Career Voyages
    “The ultimate road trip to career success.” Sponsored by the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education.
  • Creative Commons
    A nonprofit organization’s site which “offers a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors and artists.” Includes audio, images, video, and text.
  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles
    This is the complete Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) revised fourth edition supplied electronically by the U. S. Dept. of Labor.
  • Diman Teachers' Association
  • Distinguished Women of Past and Present
    “This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many ways.”
  • Educational Technology Clearinghouse
    Teacher resources grouped into three sections: Subjects: Here you will find links to the best of the Web, sorted by subject and grade level. Resources: Valuable links for teachers, grant-seekers, administrators, and other members of the educational community. Reference Desk: Quick links to the most useful reference sources on the Web.
  • Internet Public Library
    “is a public service organization and learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information.” Activities include finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating information resources.
  • Job Profiles.Org
    Includes information on a wide variety of careers, taken from interviews with people currently in those careers.
  • Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
    “Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.”
  • Librarians’ Index to the Internet
    “is a searchable, annotated directory of more than 14,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.”
  • Library of Congress: American Memory
    “is a multimedia website of digitized historical documents, photographs, sound recordings, moving pictures, books, pamphlets, maps and other resources from the LOC’s vast holdings.”
  • Microsoft Office
    Learn to use Microsoft Office for grade-books, flyers, and more.
  • National Women’s Hall of Fame
    National Women’s Hall of Fame – searchable index of 207 Hall of Fame members, including brief biographies.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    U. S. Dept. of Labor’s website with the 2004-05 Edition of Occupational Outlook Handbook. It “is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.”
  • Pics4Learning
    The “collection is intended to provide copyright friendly images for use by students and teachers in an educational setting.”
  • School Clip Art
    Clip art images.
  • School-Matters
    “ …provides rich information and powerful search and comparison tools to help uncover the stories behind the numbers, and further the discussion about how to improve student performance.”
  • Special Needs Forms
  • Teachers Helping Teachers
    The “Original education site written by teachers for teachers.” Provides lesson plans, links to resources, etc.
  • WebQuest
    “News and views about the WebQuest model, a constructivist lesson format used widely around the world.”
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