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BBC Schools Online

The BBC Education Website (see the May 5, 1995 Scout Report) offers this specialized guide as a service to teachers, students, and parents. BBC Schools Online, is a highly selective guide to curriculum-based online resources related to BBC productions. Resources are briefly described and arranged into six categories according to audience.

Parents and teachers who would like to encourage kids to learn about plants, gardening and the natural world will find many rich resources to tap into at this site. Provided by Texas A & M University, this established site offers information, project possibilities and links in sections such as Urban Horticulture, Horticultural Therapy, Community Gardens, 4-H, and Seeds of Garden Change. Users can...
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (Last reviewed November 30th, 1999)

Over the past few years, the notion of service-learning at all levels of formal education has become engrained in many places and institutions. The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) is perhaps the best known organization working in this area, and on their website visitors will find a cornucopia of information and educational resources designed for persons interested in this growing...
Online Conference: Problem Solving with Smithsonian Experts

Are there other worlds out there? What can science tell us about American history? These are but a few of the important questions asked by the people at the Smithsonian's Online Conference on problem solving. The conference was convened twice during April 2010, and it was sponsored in part by the Microsoft Partners in Learning organization. The experts asking and answering these questions are all...