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Computing Classroom Resources

This collection of lessons and web resources is aimed at classroom teachers, their students, and students' families. Most of these resources come from the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). NSDL is the National Science Foundation's online library of resources for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. See www.nsdl.org

Computational Science Education Reference Desk (CSERD)
Resource: Educator (grades K-12) and Students (high school and above)
http://www.shodor.org/refdesk
The Computational Science Education Reference Desk (CSERD). CSERD aims to help students learn about computational science programs and opportunities. The site has information for teachers and can assist teachers in providing interested students with opportunities. The site also offers information in American Sign Language and Braille.

National Science Digital Library
Resource:
www.nsdl.org
This collection of lessons and web resources is aimed at classroom teachers, their students, and students' families. Most of these resources come from the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). NSDL is the National Science Foundation's online library of resources for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.

Girls Are I.T.
Resource: Girls (ages 11-14) and Parents
www.girlsareit.org
Girls are I.T. is a Web site intended to inspire girls (ages 11-14) to see information technology as an exciting career opportunity. The site uses a unique holistic approach to delivering technology education, appealing to the girls' interest in community, creativity, and social benefit.

Children's Digital Media Canter / UCLA
Resource: Educator, Parents and Researchers
http://www.cdmc.ucla.edu/
The "Children's Digital Media Center" at UCLA, one of five locations that comprise the NSF-funded center whose mission is to study the interaction between children and teens and the newer forms of interactive, digital media, and to see how these interactions both affect and reflect upon their lives and long term development. The site offers articles for educators and researchers on this topic.

Computer Science student resource site by William Stallings
Resource: Students (high school and college)
http://williamstallings.com/StudentSupport.html
Author William Salling, in addition to his books, created a Web site that presents a diverse collection of refreshers, how-tos, and research guides. While geared for computer science (CS) students, it also has a few resources that are useful for anyone. A quick review of mathematical concepts and advice for high school and college level students.