Free Service Suits K-8 Instructors
From Houghton Mifflin Co.'s School Division, Education Place (http://www.eduplace.com) helps teachers in grades K-8 navigate the vast resources of the Internet and integrate them into existing curriculum. The site is divided into three subject areas -- reading/language arts, mathematics and social studies -- and includes extensive links, project ideas and information for parents. Online games and brain teasers stimulate learning and creativity. The resources in Education Place also complement the firm's K-8 instructional materials. For example, users of the Invitations to Literacy reading program (or Invitaciones, the parallel Spanish version) will benefit from up-to-date bibliographies, classroom activities and theme-related Internet links. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, (617) 351-5000.
This article originally appeared in the 08/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.