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·        Educational Facilities Organizations

·        Publications & Periodicals            

·        Building & Construction Resources

·        Educational Organizations

·        Interesting & Fun Educational Sites

·        State Guidelines for School Planning & Design

Brain Research

About the Brain: Brain Based Learning              

Brain Connection   

The Secret Life of the Brain

Zero to Three: Brain Development

                

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Educational Facilities Resources

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education  

American Architectural Foundation, Great Schools by Design

Ceeds for Change (educational environments) 

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)            

Coalition for Community Schools        

Council of Educational Facility Planners International     

Daycare: Licensing Standards by State             

DesignShare           

Educational Design Institute, Mississippi State University              

Facilities Net (Operations/Maintenance)            

International Security Management & Crime Prevention Institute 

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities             

National Conference on School Transportation                  

National School Supply & Equipment Assoc. (NSSEA)     

New Schools/Better Neighborhoods (California)

New Visions for Public Schools  (NYC)               

School Design and Planning Laboratory, University of Georgia      

Small Schools Workshop      

 

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Publications & Periodicals

American School & University             

American School Boards Journal         

Early Childhood News

Education Week     

Edutopia Magazine (from The George Lucas Educational Foundation)

New York Times Learning Network     

Phi Delta Kappan: Journal for Education            

Rethinking Schools               

School Construction News    

Schoolhouse Journal (Urban Education Facilities)                             

TeachNet Online Teacher’s Resource 

                  

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Building & Construction Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Homepage            

American National Standards Institute              

General Building Information (Reed First Source)            

Interior Design & Products   

International Education Trade Organization (Worldidac) 

International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association                

GoogleEarth– aerial photographs       

Project Cost Estimating (easy preliminary estimates)     

Solar Position Calculator – NOAA

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)                

 

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Educational Organizations

21st Century Community Learning Centers      

Academy for Educational Development              

American Association of School Administrators (AASA)  

American Education Finance Association           

American Federation of Teachers        

American Library Association                               

American Montessori Society               

Association for the Advancement of International Education          

Association of Boarding Schools, The (TABS)   

Association of School Business Officials, International      

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development  

Atlas Learning Communities                

Center for Collaborative Education     

Council of the Great City Schools       

Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform 

Designs for Change               

Edison Schools Project         

Education Development Center           

Expeditionary Learning Schools – Outward Bound           

Home & School Safety Education for Kids

Independent Schools Association of the Central States  

Learning Point Associates (Formerly NCREL)

Middle Web (Middle School Reform)   

Modern Red Schoolhouse     

National Association for the Education of Young Children               

National Association for Year Round Education 

National Association of Secondary School Principals         

National Association of Independent Schools    

National Center for Community Education        

National Catholic Educational Association          

National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics    

National Education Association            

National Educational Technology Standards      

National Library of Education              

National Middle School Association     

National Science Foundation               

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 

National School Boards Association (NSBA)      

North American Youth Sport Institute                

PLATO—Educational Technology Solutions                                          

School Safety Resource (Keep Schools Safe)

Schools as Centers of Communities

Science Learning Partners   

Success For All Foundation  

Tech Learning        

Urban Education Partnership               

Worldwide Classroom           

 

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Interesting & Fun Educational Sites

American Creativity Association          

American Memory (Library of Congress)           

BrainPop (animations on health, science, technology)    

Calc101.com (mathematics)                

Creative Teaching Site         

Discovery Channel

Discovery School (from Discovery Channel)     

Electricity, History of            

Geometry Center, The          

History Channel (This Day in History)                

How Stuff Works   

MapMachine (National Geographic)    

Mega Math              

MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory  

National Atlas of the United States     

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)              

Natural Learning Initiative (North Carolina State University)         

New Horizons for Learning   

Oregon Scientific   

PBS Teacher Resources        

Project Zero (Howard Gardner with Harvard University) 

Puzzle Making (DiscoverySchool.com)               

Science Daily           

Science U (interactive science learning/teaching)            

Teachers Without Borders    

The Why Files (science behind the news)          

Think.com (Oracle Education Foundation)         

Try Science            

What Kids Can Do

World Bank Education Resources

YouThink! (World Bank’s Youth Web Site)

World Facts            

World Trek (educational cultural tours)             

Zona Land (Education in Physics & Math)          

 

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State Guidelines for Education

Alabama              

Alaska                 

Arizona

Arkansas

California                

Colorado              

Connecticut            

Delaware                

District of Columbia

Florida                      

Georgia                    

Hawaii

Idaho                       

Illinois                      

Indiana                    

Iowa                         

Kansas

Kentucky                 

Louisianna

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts       

Michigan                  

Minnesota               

Mississippi              

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada                    

New Hampshire

New Jersey             

New Mexico            

New York                

North Carolina       

North Dakota         

Ohio                         

Oklahoma               

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina       

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas                       

Utah                         

Vermont                   

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia          

Wisconsin

Wyoming                

 

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