Teaching Today is Glencoe's premiere professional development
site for teachers. This site offers daily teaching tips, free
downloadable materials, and a wealth of other resources you
can use in the classroom today.
Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
the home page for this national organization, you can learn
about their journals, books, and events. You can find and
share teaching ideas with other teachers. You can also register
for membership in this association.
Language Association (MLA)
site is devoted to the national association dedicated to the
study of language and literature. Included is information
about MLA style, reports, committees, publications, and awards.
Reading Association (IRA)
you will find information about the association, its conferences
and conventions, councils and affiliates. Publications, research,
and a directory are also included.
this site you can connect to pages covering educational topics,
issues, and resources. Subjects include public education,
legislative action, school safety, health information, educational
materials, and books and publications.
Books of the Year
you will find a roundup of annual book lists published on
the Web. The lists represent several perspectives on the year's
top choices. Included are links to lists sponsored by the
Young Adult Library Services Association, Smithsonian magazine, Booklist, and Science magazine.
Books for the College Bound
is one of the lists prepared by the Young Adult Library Services
Association. It is divided into five sections: fiction, nonfiction,
biography, drama, and poetry.
Writing Centers Association
site contains links to sites related to writing, including
writing center resources, writing centers online, resources
for writers, and electronic and print journals.
this site, you can search or browse the thesaurus, or search
the dictionary or the Web for a particular word. You can also
find interactive crossword puzzles, a word of the day, and
a translator for Spanish, German, Italian, French, and Portuguese.
Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
addition to the dictionary and thesaurus, this site includes
a daily word game, a word of the day, a word for the wise,
and a feature on the lighter side of language.
of On-line Dictionaries
site is a treasure-trove of links to over two hundred dictionaries
of languages from Creole to Maori to Zulu. Also included are
links to specialized English dictionaries, thesauri, on-line
grammars, and a Web of linguistic fun.
site is a good demonstration of how computer technology can
present verbal information graphically. To find synonyms,
all you need do is point the cursor at a word and the synonyms
appear in a web surrounding the original word. You can continue
the process by pointing to another word and synonyms will
appear for that one and so on.
of the Bartleby Library, this 1901 edition of Bartlett's
Familiar Quotations is a collection of passages, phrases,
and proverbs from ancient and modern literature.
is an invaluable site for internet research. Not only does
it contain the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica, but
it also contains listings of thousands of Web sites, rated
by Britannica editors, and magazines, books, and the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. Search by topics
from arts, science, travel, and technology. Also, link to
today's news postings from the Washington Post.
of Virginia's Modern English Collection
site houses a collection of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama,
letters, newspapers, manuscripts, and illustrations from 1500
to the present. You can browse texts by area of interest,
including African American, Native American, Women, and Literature
Works of William Shakespeare
complete comedies, tragedies, histories, and poetry of William
Shakespeare can be found on this site. Includes a search engine,
a glossary, and links.
addition to the novels, poetry, plays, and speeches found
in this site are the ninth edition of Bartlett's Familiar
Quotations and the 1918 edition of The Elements of
Style. A search engine is included.
goal of this enormous site is to publish as e-texts all literature
that enters the public domain. Currently its over 10,000 works
include light literature, such as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan heavy literature, such as Moby Dick and the Bible and reference works such as dictionaries and
site is an index of indexes, listing individual author guides
or other documents relating to specific writers.
This highly rated site features a new poem each day, including
information about the featured poet and book. It also maintains
a daily listing of reviews and articles about poetry and poets
from national and international sources.
This site is devoted to creating the largest, most diverse,
and user-friendly on-line library of poetry. Currently it
contains almost 6,000 poems by more than 600 poets. In addition,
it lists favorites, a bibliography, and links.
site is dedicated to the lives and works of 13 of America's
most test's famous modern poets, including T. S. Eliot, Sylvia
Plath, Emily Dickinson, and Wallace Stevens. Based on the Voices & Visions video series, which is periodically
shown on PBS, these Web pages give links to photographs, biographies,
exhibits, and poems by and about these poets. The video series
itself is an excellent teacher resource and may also be suitable
for your advanced American Literature classes after you have
previewed the videos.
Humanities Web sites
collection of links to excellent humanities Web sites, including
African Studies, the American Memory Project, Documenting
the American South, Internet Medieval Sourcebook, and Mark
Twain and His Times.
& Letters Daily
abundance of links to important newspapers, magazines and
journals, news services, book reviews, columnists, search
engines, utilities, and amusements. Lead-ins to articles of
note, new books, essays and opinions, with links to the on-line
source page, updated daily. An invaluable source for keeping
up with what is happening in the world of language, literature,
the arts, criticism, and culture.
Academy of American Poets
great source for biographies and bibliographies of American
poets, particularly contemporary ones. On this site one can
find a poet, visit a poetry exhibit, join a discussion, or
read featured essays.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education
you can explore the enormous number of resources in ERIC's
collection, including lesson plans, articles, research, and
other resources for teachers. Also includes links to other
educational resource sites.
Theory Center Language Arts Page
language arts page contains links to excellent elementary,
middle, and high school literature book lists. Also included
are links to such on-line references as biographical dictionaries,
thesauri, and facts on file.
Department of Education
home page for the U.S. Department of Education contains a
wide array of information, from programs and services, to
publications and products, to obtaining student financial
assistance. Included are links to articles in the education
headlines and a list of the most requested items.