Articles By Alice Kurtz
Sublime Learning services offer training for educators in the effective use of technology as it is woven together with teaching best practices.
Atomic Learning is a subscription service that offers online training and resources to educators and students for software, applications, and 21 st-century productivity skills. Training is delivered via short tutorial movies.
Alice Kurtz reviews Shmoop, a free portal of digital resources, primarily for literature and social studies topics, that help students relate subjects being studied in school to their daily lives.
Alice Kurtz discusses "Lost Nation: The Ioway," an interactive DVD that allows students to explore the plight of one tribe of Native Americans as Europeans moved westward across the North American continent.
Alice Kurtz reviews The Historian's Apprentice, a social studies program that enables students to act as historians as they follow a protocol for examining primary and secondary sources to answer complex questions from American history.
Alice Kurtz reviews The September 11th Education Program: A National Interdisciplinary Curriculum, a seven-unit multimedia curriculum focused on the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Alice Kurtz reviews Discovery Education streaming Plus, a web-based subscription servce that offers digital content and a media resource library service.
Alice Kurtz reviews eLibrary, a web-based collection of periodicals, images, learning resources, and teacher tools.
Alice Kurtz reviews World Book Student, the redesigned and upgraded version of the World Book Online Reference Center.
Alice Kurtz reviews Timeliner XE, a software program designed to organize data into visual multimedia diagrams such as timelines, sequences, and cycles.
Alice Kurtz takes a look at two new web sites from the Library of Congress.
Alie Kurtz reivews Learn360, a video streaming service for K-12.
Alice Kurtz reviews a mutidisciplinary program containing the award-winning documentary "When the Levees Broke" and a companion curriculum guide.
Reviewer Alice Kurtz takes a look at Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society, a ready-reference database that examines today's major social issues.
Alice Kurtz reviews Virtual History - Ancient Egypt, a CD-based computer simulation designed to allow students to experience life in the Egypt of 4,000 years ago.
Reviewer Alice Kurtz takes a look at American History Online, a database for 7th grade - high school learning.
Reviewer Alice Kurtz takes a look at Issues and Controversies in American History, a subscription database from Facts on File News Services.
Alice Kurtz reviews PLATO's semester-long online program for high school History and Geography coursework.
The Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, published by UXL, covers the history of America during the second half of the 19th century, a time when the country began its march toward the role of the wealthiest and most powerful industrial nation in the world.
Freedom on the Move, Continuing the March Toward a More Perfect Union offers students a multimedia experience focused on the important historical events associated with the civil rights movement, as well as an exploration of the issues of discrimination, prejudice, and bias.
Reviewer Alice Kurtz takes a look at MyTeacherAssistant.com.
A review of the companion Web site for the PBS/NOVA "Saving the National Treasures" television program.
Discovery Health Connection is a Web-based subscription service that provides a digital library of health and prevention resources for K-12 teachers including curriculum guides, worksheets, videos, and extension activities that address nine health and prevention issues for students.
Call to Freedom is a complete, online American history textbook covering pre-Columbian America to the present. It offers all of the features, content, and extensions of a traditional print textbook and includes a variety of tools that create an interactive environment for student learning.
An easy-to-use educational software program that enables secondary education teachers and college instructors to bring U.S. demographic data into the classroom.