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A comprehensive, systematically organized collection of information such as a dictionary, encyclopedia, or almanac.

  • 101 Facts on the Status of Working Women
    Facts about working women, including labor force, wages, entrepreneurs, government, family and health care.
  • A Guide to Gender Fair Education in Science and Math
    A guide that can be downloaded of information and activities, including assessment exercises, intervention and teaching strategies, and actual classroom activities to increase gender equity in science and math education.
  • Achieving Gender Equity in Science Classrooms
    This handbook describes the aspects of culture that researchers believe contribute to attrition from science, engineering and math majors, and there are suggestions to address each of these issues. If implemented, these changes may prevent very capable students from leaving the sciences and may also attract students initially not involved in the sciences.
  • Afro-American Almanac
    The AFRO-American Almanac is an on-line presentation of the African in America with a historical perspective of a nation, its people, and its cultural evolution. Various media are used for information presentation.
  • Alaska Native Knowledge Network
    The curriculum resources on this website are intended to help teachers and students make the connection between the knowledge, skills and ways of knowing used to maintain a livelihood in the villages, and the knowledge, skills and cultural standards for teaching/learning reflected in the school curriculum.
  • Alaska Native Knowledge Network
    The Alaska Native Knowledge Network (ANKN) is designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing. It was established to assist Native people, government agencies, educators and the general public in gaining access to the knowledge base that Alaska Natives have acquired through cumulative experience over millennia.
  • Black History Treasure Hunt & Quiz
    Centered around a 12-question quiz, this website encourages users to explore other Internet-based resources related to each question in order to try find the answer to each question.
  • Can Do!
    The Can Do! web site offers stories, activities, and resources to help create a better understanding and deeper appreciation of how people can overcome their challenges and reach their dreams by using their abilities and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Chilly Climate
    The ChillyClimate website was developed by American Women In Science to serve as a guide for improving the academic environment for women in the sciences.
  • Circle of Stories
    Circle of Stories uses documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling.
  • Creating an Anti-Bias Learning Environment
    The downloadable checklists linked to this page include some criteria for creating positive, anti-bias environments where respect for diversity is taught, modeled, and experienced firsthand.
  • ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education
    A collection of resources related to American Indians and Alaska Natives, Mexican Americans, Migrants, and Outdoor Education.
  • Family Literacy for Language Minority Families: Issues for Program Implementation
    This on-line article is included in the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCLEA) website. Topics addressed include the role of the family in children´┐Żs learning, barriers to family involvement, and Project Flame: A family literacy project for Latinos.
  • Getting the Media Message
    The purpose of this 3 year research project is to examine whether the content of media, experienced by 6th, 7th and 8th graders reinforces or hinders the development of gender and racial diversity in the Informational Technology workforce.
  • Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
    Reports and articles from a White House Commission created to study educational issues related to Hispanics in the United States.
  • National American Indian Heritage Resources
    Resources related to history of American Indians. Includes photographs, virtual journeys, stories and lessons.
  • National Geographic Topo Interactive Maps
    National Geographic provides interactive topology maps. One can create elevation profiles, upload/download GPS waypoints, print customized maps and get road data for all 50 states.
  • Native American Cultures Across the U.S.
    A lesson with activities designed to develop in students an appreciation of the diversity of Native American cultures.
  • Springer
    A global publisher, Springer is known and respected around the world for its wide range of scientific and professional publications. This website provides access to e-books, e-journals and an on-line journal archive.
  • The Politics of Biological Determinism
    "Politics of biological Determinism_ Winter 1999 condensed from Mismeasure of Man survey for educators by Rethinking Schools.