Browse or Search Online
of Educational Web Sites
There are a number of sites that have organized lists
of thousands of great learning resources on the web, which have been inspected
and approved by people. Many of these directories are divided by subject
and/or grade level. Here are some of the best:
Quickly find the best teaching resources, homework help
and educational websites for use in the classroom.
The Gateway to Educational Materials
An extremely large collection of web resources. Well organized.
Special feature: every site has a brief summary and recommended
student grade range. This is one of the best.
"We tracked it down so you don't have to!" A great collection, well
Don't forget to check out the companion site,
A great site, with web resources divided by subject area.
Kathy Shrock's Guide for Educators
A huge collection, divided by subject area.
Awesome Library - K-12 Resources
A nice collection of educational web resources, divided up by
A different type of directory site, with an unusual search method. This site
lets you ask questions in plain English instead of making you learn special
search terms. Highly recommended!
Google Directory (http://www.google.com,
and then click on the Directory tab)
(or, go straight to: http://www.google.com/dirhp?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=)
Google's directory is not specifically a directory for educators, but
it is VERY good anyway.
Search the Web Using Search Engines
Traditional Search Engines:
Search engines locate new web
sites and then store the text from those sites, without intervention
of real people (in other words, the sites are not selected based
They rely on keyword searching through
the stored text.
Some of the more popular traditional search
Web sites that submit your
search terms to several search engines, eliminating duplicate
results and saving time.
Two very good "meta" search engines