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The following are links to recommended organizations and web sites that provide information on learning disabilities, ADHD, and other issues.

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E-Campus Tours

Free virtual campus tours of colleges and universities.

Eaglecrest Books

Eaglecrest Books are a set of Primary levelled books that represent First Nations children. Stories reflect experiences of First Nations children involved in cultural activities and in everyday life at home and school.

Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative, University of Illinois

The Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative at the University of Illinois is home to more than a dozen projects focused on the education, care, and parenting of young children.

Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program (ECEPDP)

The Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program of the U.S. Department of Education promotes school readiness and improved learning outcomes of young children by providing high-quality professional development programs to improve the knowledge and skills of early childhood educators and caregivers who work in early childhood programs located in high-poverty communities and who serve primarily children from low-income families. ECEPDP projects must utilize evidence-based practice focused on early reading and cognitive development for both the professional development activities and early childhood curricula.

Early College Resources

Jobs for the Future has compiled videos, fact sheets, and FAQs about early college programs in high schools around the country, in which students begin earning college credit before graduation.

Early Literacy Initiative, University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development trains reading tutors and sends them out to work with children; sharing the expertise of the college's literacy faculty with parents, teachers, and others who work with children; and coordinating other literacy activities.

Early Reading First Program

The Early Reading First Program of the U.S. Department of Education helps prepare children to enter kindergarten with the necessary language, cognitive, and early reading skills to prevent reading difficulties and ensure academic success. This website describes the program's key components and operation.

EARNworks

EARN is the premier recruiting source for jobseekers with disabilities, providing access to jobs openings and organizations that can help with careers.

Earth Day Network: Lesson Plans

The Earth Day Network offers lesson plans on topics including sustainability, climate, and energy.

Ed.gov: Education Resources for Spanish Speakers

This site, sponsored by the Department of Education, provides links for Spanish speaking parents of school-age children. It also includes answers to frequently asked questions, a resource center with publications and materials, a general information center, and assistance for parents in need of financial support to aid their child's education.

EdChange: Awareness Activities

A teacher's corner website that offers cultural awareness activities for multicultural education.

EDSITEment

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies.

EdSitement: Poetry Lesson Plans

Lesson plans covering a wide range of poetry units, from Langston Hughes to Haiku.

EdSource

EdSource is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to clarify complex education issues and to promote thoughtful policy decisions about public school improvement.

Education Minnesota

Education Minnesota is the largest advocate for public education in the state and an affiliate of the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and AFL-CIO.

Education Oasis: Graphic Organizers for Vocabulary Development

Links to vocabulary development graphic organizers.

Education Place: Graphic Organizers

Education Place is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's website for teachers. Resources offered include graphic organizers in English and Spanish, such as story maps, word webs, and KWL charts.

Education Place: Monthly Themes and Activities

Education Place (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's teacher website) provides themed monthly activities in this section of its site. Here, educators can find lesson ideas and other resources, all based around one of many monthly themes.

Education Planet

Education Planet is a K-12 Web services company designed to help teachers, students, and parents easily find and utilize teacher approved educational resources, web tools, and e-learning services. It features a database of more than 100,000 educational resources. Teachers use Education Planet to search over 16,000 lesson plans, utilize powerful teacher web tools, share teaching ideas, and learn more about how to integrate technology into curriculum.

Education Trust

The Education Trust, with online resources in English and Spanish, works to close the achievement gaps that separate low-income and minority students from other youth. It provides users with free fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations, searchable databases, and more.

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