Eagle  Exploring Our Past
Experts on the Internet
Introduction *** Assignments *** Resources *** Links *** Assessment *** Site Map
Communication with Experts on the Internet *** Technology Instructional Pages
Netiquette- Proper Internet Behavior http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/issue_netiquette.shtml
Information on the rules of behavior and communication on the Internet.
For this project, students will be using ed-mail to submit some of the written work and to contact experts in the field. To sign up for your ed-mail account, go to http://www.edmail.com and fill out the requested information. (We suggest that students submit the minimum amount of information and prefer that students use their first initial of their first name.) To apply for e-mail, students must have filled out an Acceptable Use Form and have a valid Internet Card.
Ask An Expert http://njnie.dl.stevens-tech.edu/curriculum/aska.html
Links to experts in all areas of expertise. The site also lists some other "Ask an Expert" sites on the web.
America Dreams http://www.internet-catalyst.org/projects/amproject/splash.html
A site to consider the dreams of our past, the realities of the present and our hopes for the future. This collaborative project includes American Memory Program and the Library of Congress. Its purpose is to challenge students to explore the American Dream from the perspective of an historian, a celebrant, and a storyteller.
ePALS Classroom Exchange http://www.epals.com/
"Connect with classrooms from 96 countries speaking 98 languages. 11,884 classrooms, representing more than 850,000 students, are now registered with ePALS!" Started in 1996 as Email Classroom Exchange, this site has grown from 10 classrooms in 4 countries to be the world's largest and most active e-pal network of wired schools. By connecting with other classrooms around the world, students and teachers K-12 are able to gain a sense of what every-day life is like in a foreign country as well as connect with other classrooms for school projects.

Websites Listing Schools on the Internet

Web 66 International Registry of Schools http://web66.coled.umn.edu/schools.html
Classroom Connect http://www.classroomconnect.com/
Created for the Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.

Author(s): Jim Caldwell, Jan Jungk
School: Carrollton High School, Carrollton, Illinois
Created: March 10, 1999 - Updated: May 1, 1999
URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/w99/projects/chswar/stucomp.html