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Education

GENERAL REFERENCE

College Board Online                          

A non-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Their mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity

 

GreatSchools!

A national non-profit which seeks to empower parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children. Review trusted ratings and school information that will help parents find the right school for their family. Read articles, tips, and use interactive tools that serve to help parents support children's learning, guiding children into great futures.

 

National Center for Education Statistics

A website providing clear, complete information about NCES' mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities 

 

Occupational Handbook                                  

The premier source for career information. Included are profiles covering hundreds of occupations. They offer job descriptions, work environment, and earnings. Each profile also includes projections for the 2010–20 decade.

 

Community for Accredited Online Schools

This website provides helpful information about colleges, universities, community colleges and vocational schools at the local city and state level. Research indicates that prospective students of the internet age desire clear and accurate information, displayed in a friendly and easy to use interface. 

 

EasyBib                                   

An automatic bibliography composer. When you have sources you need to cite properly for your research paper, this website will help you format your sources quickly and accurately. Millions of students a month use website to cite sources for their papers.

 

Peterson's Undergraduate Study                      

To succeed on your lifelong educational journey, you will need accurate, dependable, and practical tools and resources. This website will provide the information, know-how, and guidance to help you reach your educational goals.

 

Princeton Review                                 

This publisher has been a leader in helping college and graduate school–bound students achieve their higher-education goals through our test-preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, as well as through online courses and resources and print and digital books.

 

U.S. News & World Report- Best Colleges                 

A link to the U.S. News & World Report magazine page dedicated to college information and rankings.

 

HOMESCHOOLING

EducationWorld          

Here's a resource that includes original content including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts.

 

FamilyEducation          

This website provides resources for parents, teachers, and kids. It's mission is to be an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives.

 

Homeschool                

This website supports each family's unique approach to preparing their children for success.  Explore to get started homeschooling to helping your young adult go out into the world.

 

Homeschool Legal Defense Association           

A non-profit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.

 

Homeschool Mom                   

A guide to the best homeschool resources available online. It includes information about many topics, including ordering free curriculum from industry and private organizations, online lesson plans and worksheets, online unit studies, and other help for supplementing or creating a homeschool curriculum.
 

ONLINE LEARNING & EDUCATIONAL TOOLS

AccreditedOnlineColleges

A premier site for finding accredited online colleges around the US. School accreditation is vital to ensuring a quality education.

 

EarlyChildhoodTeacher

A website for and about current and aspiring early childhood educators. The blog is written by and for early childhood educators and is filled with advice and tips to help you become a better teacher.  

 

Edutopia                                  

A foundation dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating for innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their future education, careers, and adult lives.

 

Founding Fathers- Ohio Secretary of State's Office

A free educational resource provided by Ohio's Secretary of State John Husted, promoting historical research and providing a guide towards free resources.

 

K12 Academics                      

An educational community by creating influential and valuable information for teachers, students, parents & districts officials involved in the K-12 education system, which is committed to excellence, development and enlightenment.

 

Khan Academy                       

A non-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

 

Math & Reading for Kids        

A website from passionate educators and social entrepreneurs who share a commitment to help children succeed in school.

 

NOAA Education Resources               

Education resources are distributed across many websites and program offices at NOAA and on NOAA partner websites. This portal is designed to assist educators in accessing these materials from one centralized interface. The content here is a sampling of NOAA's education resources and more can be found at each linked location.

 

OpenEducators

A free collection of reputable, highly-researched articles and content available on the Internet. Organizers work directly with teachers and other public education groups to ensure they are working toward a vision of constructing a reliable database of verified information.

 

TED                                        

Free speeches and talks by remarkable people on various topics.

 

ToBecomeaTeacher

Built by a collaborative team of educational and career experts, this website focuses their efforts on providing students of all levels with factual resources that will help them navigate the educational and career hurdles required to achieve their professional goals.

                                   

LOCAL COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Here are links to colleges and universities within or near Portage County.

Fortis College

Hiram College                                     

Kent State University                                       

Northeast Ohio Medical University

North Coast Medical Training Academy                 

University of Mount Union                               

 

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Here are links to Portage County area local school districts.

Aurora City Schools                                        

Crestwood Local School District                     

Field Local Schools                                         

James A Garfield School District                      

Kent City Schools                                           

Maplewood Career Center                              

Ravenna City Schools                          

Rootstown Local School District

Southeast Local School District                                              

Streetsboro City Schools                                 

Waterloo Local School District                        

Windham School District