The Homework Page. Information of value in researching school projects is at http://www. tpoint.net/Users/ jewels//homework.html
Global Education Resources. Contact http:// www.clark.net/pub/peace/ OED1.html
Kid Lists. Anchors to 82 sites children and their parents might enjoy. Contact http://www.clark.net /pub/journalism/kid.html
Awesome Lists. Innovative sites with practical value and professional expertise. Contact http://www.clark.net/ pub/journalism/awe-ie.html
Educational Resources. Online resources and projects for students and educators. Contact http://quest. arc.nasa. gov/OER/
Science Learning Network links museums of science like Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute to innovative schools. Contact http://www.scils.rutgers.edu
Educational Hotlists. A great resource at http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists.html
Curriculum Designer, software for curriculum developers. Tudor Publishing, San Diego, CA ; tel. 800-998-4531 800-998-4531 .
Organizations and Resources
Atlas Communities’ curriculum design tool and planning framework can be obtained through Michael DeAngelo, EDC, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02169; tel. 617-969-7100 617-969-7100 .
Foxfire, P.O. Box 541, Mountain City, GA 30562; tel. 706-746-5318 706-746-5318 .
Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53707; tel. 608-263-4214 608-263-4214 .
The Mid-Continent Education Research Laboratory (McRel), 2550 S. Parker Rd., Suite 500, Aurora, CO 80014; access its database on the Internet at http://www.mcrel.org
California Foreign Language Project; Curriculum Organization for Active Communication and Heterogeneity (COACH); tel. 714-824-3523 714-824-3523
Robert Felner, A. Jackson, D. Kasak, P. Mulhall, S. Brand,and N. Flowers (in press), “The Impact of School Reform in the Middle Years: A Longitudinal Study of a Network Engaged in Turning Points-Based Comprehensive School Transformation.” In R. Takanishi and D. Hamburg (eds.), Preparing Young Adolescents for the 21st Century. NY: Cambridge University Press.
Robert J. Marzano and John Kendall, “The McRel Database: A Tool for Constructing Local Standards,” Educational Leadership (March 1995).
Joseph McDonald, “Dilemmas of Planning Backwards: Rescuing a Good Idea” and “Steps in Planning Backwards”; Joseph McDonald, Bethany Rogers, and Theodore Sizer, “Standards and School Reform: Asking the Essential Questions.” $4 each from CES Publications, Box 1969 Brown University, Providence RI 02912.
McLaughlin, M. and Talbert, J. (1993). “Contexts that Matter for Teaching and Learning.” Stanford, CA: Center for Research on Context of Secondary School Teaching.