You are here

Home > "Best Of" Series > 1999 > Top Education World Hot Spots

T O P     H O T     S P O T S

Best of '99 Header

Since its launch in July of 1996, Education World's audience now views nearly 3 million pages per month! Besides its Home Page and Search Results Page, here is a listing of our viewers' favorite spots.

1.      Browse by Topic (Category Tree)

Over 6,500 education-related topics listing over 120,000 links, and growing all the time! Browse categories for Teachers, Administrators, Parents, and Students, plus a full Subject Guide with thousands of links to resources in Arts and Humanities, History, Math, Physical Education & Health, Science, and Social Science! This category tree makes it easy to find the EDUCATION-RELATED resources you need! No wonder this is our viewers' favorite page!

2.      Lesson Planning

Education World's Lesson Planning stories offer an assortment of cross-curriculum activities connected to topics of timely interest. In 1999, Lesson Planning stories focused on a couple dozen holidays and celebrations (from Grandparents Day to Valentines Day) and on timely events such as Tornadoes, the Crisis in Kosovo, and even educational activities related to theSuperbowl. Other stories offered fresh approaches for teaching "tired topics" in the classroom, teaching about the newspaper, art lessons on the Internet, and learning about endangered species such as sea turtles, falcons, and the wolf. Special stories offered an understanding of kids who are different; women of accomplishment; and inventors and inventions.

Don't miss our complete archives of past Lesson Planning articles or our recap of this year's Top 5 Lesson Planning Articles!

3.      Education Employment Listings

Education professionals are scouring our free listings for jobs, and administrators can browse over 1000 online resumes for possible job applicants! With a new design focused on one-click access to education jobs and educator resumes, listed both by job title and by state, educators have a tremendous resource at their fingertips. Educators can easily submit their resumes or post their job openings... for free! With many requests from teachers for information about teacher certification, we have also created a special resource center to serve their needs. Need a job in education? Check out these pages or join our distribution list!

4.      Curriculum

Great teachers share outstanding ideas in some of this year's best Education World Curriculum Articles. From music resources to the Stock Market Exchange, and laptops in class, advisories, and Literature Day.

Don't miss our complete archives of past Curriculum articles or our recap of this year's Top 5 Curriculum Articles!

5.      Holidays Center

What to do for Kwanzaa? Or Martin Luther King Day? Need classroom ideas for Flag Day? Every month Education World brings you articles, book reviews and lesson plans for teaching upcoming holidays. We provide links to activities and crafts, music, recipes, games and clip art to help you emphasize holiday education, history and traditions. This new section has taken off with great success to become one of Education World's most popular areas!

6.    Cool Schools

Looking for Web page inspiration? Want to check out other schools' Web sites? Learn about the latest technology and how schools are using Web sites to transform teaching and learning. Don't wade through thousands of school sites. Each week Education World recognizes one school's Web site. We introduce our readers to our "Cool School," and throw the Ed World spotlight on the students and teachers involved in its creation. Nominate your "cool" school Web site for this prestigious award today!

7.      Special Themes

Often Education World publishes articles that relate to a special theme or topic. With Education World's May '99 Redesign, we have gathered these articles together in our Special Theme section, giving our readers not one, but MANY related articles of a particular topic of interest. This new section has quickly become one of the favorites, with archives that give educaators easy access to groups of articles related to a particular theme.

8.      Education Site Reviews

Each month, Education World scours the 'Net to find the best education sites in a wide range of categories, from "Administration" to "Vocational"! Loads of great sites for kids too! We post 20 new reviews monthly. (Want to receive each month's site reviews by e-mail? Click here to sign up!) With an archive of over 600 reviews and links to quality education sites, this area is a must-see! Browse Alphabetically, or by Topic.

9.      News

Whether an educator is looking for the latest headlines to teach in the classroom, or looking for the biggest Education News stories story of the day, Education World's News section will point readers in the right direction. Every week, Education World staff scours the Internet for Education News sources to provide the most comprehensive listing of Education News headlines and links.

10.      World School Directory

Searching for a school or university online? Education World's newly designed World School Directory provides an intuitive navigation to schools and universities of all types, and all over the world. Browse by state or country, or browse by school type, with pull-downs to guide users easily to the needed area. Also included in this section is country-by-country and state-by-state listing of Education Resources. The simple, well-functioning design of this section has brought educators back over and over to make this one of Education World's top 10 hot spots!

Sign up for our FREE Newsletters!

Thank you for subscribing to the Educationworld.com newsletter!

Comments