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Science NetLinks, developed
by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and MCI,
has a wealth of resources for science educators, divided broadly into two
main sections. In "Science Web Sites" you can browse or search by keyword
through our list of comprehensive "Super Science Sites" or our broader
index of "Reviewed Science Sites." In "Curriculum Connections" section,
you'll find an array of teaching resources for bringing the science standards
into your classroom.
The America Reads initiative aims to enable parents, primary care givers,
and community leaders and educators to enhance and expand existing successful
literacy efforts. Their Web site contains much useful information about
using volunteers to enhance the reading skills of America's youth.
(Linking Education and America Reads Through National Service)
LEARNS is a partnership
of the following organizations: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
(NWREL), Southern Regional Council (SRC), Bank Street College of Education
(BSC). We provide training and technical assistance to America Reads and
other Corporation for National Service projects focused on literacy and
Center for Education Statistics.
Along with many other features,
the NCES site includes an online copy of the 1992 National
Adult Literacy Survey.
Institute for Literacy.
Look on this site for literacy
information and communication--facts, current events, forums/listservers,
regional Web sites, directories and other links. The
Literacy Leader Fellowship Program funds innovative, creative individuals
to carry out projects that benefit the national adult literacy field.
Center on Adult Literacy--Literacy Online.
This is University of Pennsylvania's
online voice of both the national and international groups focusing on
literacy research, innovation, and development. The Web site includes a
search engine and information on policy, research, technology, innovations,
and training--as well as a bookstore.
Directory of Literacy & Adult Education Resources.
The Minnesota and South
Dakota Regional Adult Literacy Resource Center site includes a Clearinghouse-approved
list of 164
Web literacy and adult ed resources.
Central Regional Educational Laboratory America Reads program.
An electronic journal of
the International Reading Association (IRA).
Central Community College Adult Basic Education Resources.
This site publishes extensive
resource lists in 9 categories, including drugs and alcohol and resources
Yahoo lists organizations
for adult and continuing education, K-12 literacy, and more.
Literacy List A comprehensive links to adult literacy and
ESOL websites for teachers and students. Includes links to lesson plans,
material reviews, and grant information sites as well as webpage design
tools and Internet training resources.
& Life Organization.
This site publishes a 23-page,
double-column online dictionary of drug-related street terms and slang
Council on Drug Education
This site contains helpful
information for parents, teaching aids for educators and resource material
for adults concerned with substance abuse. Youngsters can take The Learning
Trip, which explores a human body and the effect different drugs have on
five major organs; the heart, brain, liver, lungs, and central nervous
Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA).
CADCA builds and strengthens
coalitions to prevent/reduce substance abuse and violence in U.S. communities.
The site includes information on public policy, current initiatives, and
Education Links from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center
Designed to provide technical
support for classroom drug educators. Contains very helpful links to drug
education lesson plans, Web site addresses for drug education materials,
drug education curriculum guides, and more.
From The Partnership for
a Drug-Free America, this attractive and well-organized site provides accurate
drug information, including description of drug paraphernalia for parents.
It also provides information on the signs and symptoms of drug use and
what to do if there is a problem.
This is a non-profit and
referral network that provides information on specific drugs and treatment
options, as well as referrals to treatment programs, self-help groups,
family support groups, and crisis centers throughout the United States.
The Web site includes research information and a guide to help parents
prevent and identify drug abuse in the family.
Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Education
The mission of the Higher
Education Center is to assist institutions of higher education in developing
and carrying out alcohol and other drug prevention programs that foster
students' academic and social development and promote campus and community
safety. Includes a specially-designed page for college students, an interactive
discussion forum for prevention specialists and a section on prevention
(Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
MADD's Web site contains
current and well-reference statistics on youth and alcohol and drunk driving.
Their public policy page contains current federal legislative initiatives
Drug Information Database: CESAR Board
The database is a compilation
and transcription of information on drugs of abuse for the purpose of making
teachers better informed educators and more effective interactors when
dealing with this topic. Administered by the Center for Substance Abuse
Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.
See this site for information
about membership, government relations, legislation, insurance, publications,
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
This Web site includes information
about treatment and prevention, the impact of drugs on society, and the
costs of substance abuse. Also included is a section called "Personal Stories"
and a discussion forum.
Crime Prevention Council
The focus of this Web site
is on crime prevention, safety issues, and drug and alcohol prevention.
Lists materials for adults working with kids of different ages. Contains
good activity sheets.
Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
This site offers a great
wealth of information for teachers and educators. Includes a publication
catalog of free materials, several searchable databases, several interactive
sections dedicated to youth, and many full-text publications available
Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Contains a comprehensive
online bibliographic database containing over 100,000 records on alcohol
abuse and alcoholism, an excellent set of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions),
and links to referral information and related organizations/associations
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA is the primary federal
agency for the conduct and support of research to increase knowledge and
develop strategies to deal with the health problems and issues associated
with drug abuse and addiction. NIDA's Web site includes news, information,
publications, events, media advisories, organization, funding, international,
of National Drug Control Policy
Includes links to prevention
and education programs, drug facts and statistics, links to science-based
information about addiction, and extensive information about enforcement
programs and drug trafficking. It includes special sections targeted to
children, teenagers, parents, and communities.
This award-winning Web resource
offers electronic access to searchable databases and substance abuse prevention
materials that pertain to alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.
- The Parents Resource Institute for Drug Education.
A private, non-profit organization
that serves parents, educators, and others interested in adolescent drug
abuse. PRIDE provides a broad range of materials on drug-related health
issues, technical assistance to those who wish to begin parent and youth
groups, and provides referrals to local centers throughout the country.
and Drug-free Schools Program
Federal program under the
auspices of U.S. Dept of Education that works to identify effective drug
and violence prevention programs which demonstrate reductions in youth
drug use or violence, or that result in more discipline and improved order
in classroom environments. Provides information on recent research and
survey data related to youth drug abuse and violence-related issues; listing
of free publications, videotapes, and audiotapes; and information on grant
Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists (SALIS).
This international association
of individuals and organizations exchanges and disseminates alcohol and
other drug information.
This site is dedicated to
providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions.
It contains a collection of Fact Sheets on various drugs, links to related
resources, and contact information for a variety of groups in the field.
Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources.
promotes substance abuse prevention through education, connection, and