Education Web Sites and Resources

Connecticut education organizations:Graduate Liberal Studies Program

PIMMS - Project to Increase Mastery of Mathematics and Science

CAIS: The Connecticut Association of Independent Schools

Connecticut Science Supervisors Association

Connecticut Academy for Education

State Department of Education
  (also see their 
"sites of interest"

Connecticut Home School Network

Ct. DEP Education Outreach

Center for Creative Youth

Yale-New Haven Teacher's Institute
Connecticut school web sites:
East Haddam 
New Haven 

National education sites:
U.S. Dept. of Education 
National Science Education Clearinghouse 
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse -- education resources 
21st Century Teachers Initiative 
Collaborative Lesson Archive 
Teaching and Teacher Education 
Federal Resources 
Environmental Literacy Council 
ENC http://www.enc.org-- use the advanced search 
Project 2061 http://www.project2061.org/newsinfo/press/rl012299.htm-- reviews of math and science texts 
K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center http://www.edc.org/mcc/ --disseminates NSF-funded curricula 
K-12 Science Curriculum Center http://www.edc.org/CSE/projects/k12dissem/k12dissem.html -- disseminatesNSF-funded curricula

Museums with public education programs:

Peabody Museum 
Dinosaur State Park

Ct. State Museum of Natural History 
Webb Deane Stevens Museum 
Yale Center for British Art 
Mystic Aquarium 
Mystic Seaport 
Old Sturbridge Village 
State Museum of Natural History 
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk 
Eli Whitney Museum

Other sites of interest:
Synergy Learning, a non-profit organization based in Brattleboro, Vt., focuses on 
supporting inquiry-based, K-8, science and mathematics teaching and 
learning.  It offers workshops, summer institutes, instructional materials, 
and a thematic magazine offering teacher-written lessons and activities. 
For more info visit http://www.synergylearning.org/index.html.

Dr. John Pfeiffer's Dutch Fort archaeological excavation page