Education

A to Z Home’s Cool: Homeschooling on the Web: a gateway to sites and articles for and about home schooling; searchable

Campus Tours: virtual tours of 800+ American colleges and universities

College Board Online: information on SAT I and II; practice questions; college codes; college & career planning

College and University Rankings: a convenient one-stop-shop for college rankings, especially for very targeted populations and unique criteria

County College of Morris: courses, continuing education, adult education, events, financial aid

College Navigator: from the National Center for Educational Statistics, a tool that allows searching for higher educational institutions; designed to allow user to compare costs; includes links to each institution’s Web site

Education World: premier site for K-12 educators and administrators; lesson plans for current topics; curriculum projects; administrative issues; site reviews; links to 50,000+ sites; job listings; search by grade level and keyword

ERIC: search the ERIC database through a web interface; indexes documents from 1966 to present

FinAid: annotated list & links for information about student financial aid; sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Great Schools: non-profit organization dedicated to assisting parents of children with learning differences (LD); searchable site includes all types of differences, parents forum, links to other sites; some publications in Spanish

LD Online: interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers & children

MathWorld: the web’s most extensive mathematics resource. Materials range from undergraduate to research level

The Montessori Foundation: directory of schools; library of articles and resources; purchase books & videos; classified ads; links to other Montessori sites

 National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities Resources: The Center for Parent Information & Resources (CPIR) is pleased to give a the home to many of the resources developed by NICHCY, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. NICHCY’s funding ended in October 2013, but many of its products can be found here, and CPIR will continue to maintain their accuracy and make them available to families, professionals and Parent Centers.

New Jersey Colleges & Universities Directories: links to web sites of NJ institutions of higher education

New Jersey School Directory: search for districts and specific schools; district information includes superintendent and board secretary; school information includes principal; also includes non public and vocational schools and approved special schools and agencies; from the NJ Dept. of Education

NJ School Report Cards: State statistics on each school in NJ from NJ Department of Education; No Child Left Behind School, District and State reports

Peterson’s : Colleges, universities, graduate schools with keyword search on in-depth program descriptions, summer programs, academic year abroad programs

The Student Guide: financial aid information from the U. S. Department of Education

Study Abroad Programs Directory: directory of thousands of study abroad programs in 100+ countries; search by country, subject or summer programs; also internships, volunteer & work abroad programs

Study Stack: information about various subjects, including geography, history, math, languages, and science is available as virtual “flashcards” to assist in the memorization of facts; user can build and save customized “stacks” and automatically have them displayed as matching, word search or hangman game

Technical Schools USA: guide to technical schools, careers, and certifications in the U.S.; browse by state or career

U. S. News Education Center: U. S. News & World Report’s rankings of high schools, colleges, universities, grad schools, and online education programs; admissions & financial aid information

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