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New York City Department of Education

Office of Adult and Continuing Education


Technology Update

Introduction to the Internet
Web Teacher
Internet Roadmap
Internet Learning Center
Global Educators Guide to the Internet
Global Connections Online
AT&T Learning Network
Internet Guides
Internet Primer

Holidays On-line

Santa's Secret Village:
Urban Legends Reference Pages: Christmas:


MelaNet: Kwanzaa Information Center:
The International Kwanzaa Exchange (Tee-kah): Search: Kwanzaa:

Hanukkah Chanukah:

Ramadan Search: Ramadan:;=en&q;=Ramadan

Martin Luther King Day Search: Martin Lurhter King Day:;=en&q;=Martin+Luther+King+Day

Holidays and Festivals Around the World

Calendars: A guide to locating events for each day of the year:

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Parade: This site includes the history and culture behind the Chinese New Year and a photo and video gallery from past parades in San Francisco. Fun and Games has traditional crafts, a coloring book, and a recipe for fortune cookies.
Chinese New Year: Take a primary Chinese language lesson. Try the Quizzes and Vocabulary Worksheets. Make a koto (zither) or a three-dimensional dragon out of paper.
Facts About the Chinese New Year: Learn why Chinese families decorate their homes with flowers and celebrate the new year with plates of oranges and dried fruit.
Chinese Writing: Write the Chinese word for 'luck' and then read some famous Chinese quotations by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
The Four Dragons: Chinese dragons are mythical creatures that bring good fortune. Read this ancient folktale about how China's four great rivers were formed.

Education and Children

Ask Eric
Homework Helper
Safe Links for Kids, Parents and Teachers
Peterson's School Guide
Home Schooling Information
Math Forum Home Page
Virtual Reference Desk
Internet Public Library Reference Center
The Awesome Library (for Teachers, Students and Parents)
National Urban League
New York City Reference
Web Sites for Educators
On-line Dictionaries
Kathy Schrock�s Guide for Educators
Ed�s Oasis Treasure Zone of Web Sites


The Children's Partnership
The National Parent Information Network
The Family Education Network

On-line Courses

Teachers College, Columbia University
Long Island University, Continuing Education


Schooltech Expo & Conference
National Educational Computing Conference

Education Web Sites

New York City Board of Education
Alternative, Adult and Continuing Education Schools and Programs
Office of Adult and Continuing Education

Literacy and ESOL Resources

Literacy Assistance Center
Literacy Online
National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL)
National Institute for Literacy (NIFL)
Hudson River Center for Program Development
Outreach and Technical Assistance Network
California Distance Learning Project
Continuing Education/Mining Co.
Lifelong Learning Online
New York Public Library Literacy Links
Eric Clearinghouse on Urban Education
PBS Online

Government Agencies:

NY State Education Department
US Department of Education
ONET-the Occupational Information Network
NY State Department of Education Office of Workforce & Continuing Ed.
NY State Department of Labor


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