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
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 in Translation.
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
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 encyclopedias.
site is an index of indexes, listing individual
author guides or other documents relating to specific
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
& 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.
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
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.