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·        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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