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Ohio's Career Development Program Ohio's Career Development Program is featured in the Business Coalition for Education Reform (BCER) website and is therefore highlighted here.
Financial Aid/Scholarship Information These sites are comprehensive and represent most of the financial aid and scholarship opportunities. 
Jobs for Students (and other information) Here are sites with information on student jobs and how to get jobs.
Young Kids (Kindergarten thru grade 6) Here are sites for young kids to explore. 
Tests for Students Try some of these tests including SAT, ACT and other tests.
Colleges/Universities Look at the various Colleges and Universities online.
 Economics  
 Information on Math and Science Careers  
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Ohio's Career Development Program

 

Ohio Career Passport Guidelines

This site includes a description of Ohio's Career Development Program, Career Passport (a portfolio of student information including transcripts) Guidelines and a Teacher's Guide for Part Three (of the Passport)... Verification of Employability Skills Scans Competencies.

 

Financial Aid/Scholarship Information

 

College Board Online
For parents, students and guidance staff… If you want information about taking the SAT, this is the place to go. You can register online for the SAT, try a daily SAT question and review the College Board test dates. Also offers information about financial aid, colleges, essay evaluation and more.

ExPAN Scholarship Search

ExPAN Scholarship Search is a free web version of the College Board's FUND FINDER scholarship database. The College Board's database contains listings of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national, state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually.

Financial Aid Sources

Here are U.S. Department of Education Funding Opportunities. If you're interested in applying for a grant or contract, here's information you'll need to know. Department guidelines, regulations, and Federal Register documents are available here. Interested in the Department of Education budget? That's in this section too.

Link to other sites which provide scholarship and fellowship information

This page provides links to a variety of general scholarship and fellowship databases. The term 'scholarship' refers to awards intended primarily for undergraduate students. The term 'fellowship' refers to awards intended primarily for graduate and postgraduate students.

Online scholarship scams

Scholarship Scam Alert: If you must pay money to get money, it might be a scam.

Scholarship $$$ at FastWEB

FastWEB is the Internet's largest free scholarship search service. Parents, find scholarship information that may be unavailable through standard means.

SRN Express

SRN Express is a free web version of the Scholarship Resource Network (SRN) database. The SRN database contains listings of scholarships, fellowships and grants for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral education. The SRN database lists mostly portable, private-sector, non-need-based aid.

The National Association of School Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

Welcome to FinAid, the Financial Aid Information Page. This page provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.

The Student Guide to Financial Aid

The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource from the U.S. Department of Education on student financial aid. Grants, loans and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available through the federal Student Financial Assistance Programs. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

U.S. News College and Career Center

US News Education is a database full of information on colleges and financial aid.

Jobs for Students (and other information)

 

Best Jobs U.S.A.
Recourse Communication Inc. sponsors this site. It has quick access to the popular Best Jobs Database. It's filled with thousands of jobs targeting a wide variety of industries and all advertisers placing recruitment ads in Employment Review get their positions placed on the Best Jobs Database.
Best Jobs U.S.A. is packed with information on career fairs and employment events throughout the country. It lists corporate profiles where companies showcase all they have to offer. It contains a full page of hyperlinks to an array of employment sites that are available.

Career Builder
Career Builder Network links job seekers with employers.
Career sphere
Genetech Company job postings, internships (must be a sophomore in college by June, intend to return to college in the Fall and major in Biological or Chemical Science, Bioshemical or Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science or Business) and much more. Yes, it's for the company, but worth looking at.

Career/Wall Street Journal
Information here on job seeking, who's hiring, salaries & profiles, job-hunting advice, succeeding at work, working globally, college connection, starting a business and more.

Computer Jobs Store
Computer Jobs site bills itself as the "employment website for technology professionals." If you are into technology, take a look at job listings here

Entrepreneruship's Big 6 on the www (EWEB)

Each of these entrepreneur sites is free. They provide substantial information (if it's not in the hundreds of pages or hundreds of links, it's not a serious contender as an entrepreneurship "supersite") and focus on the needs or concerns of entrepreneurs or those working with entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneruship: Coleman Foundation-List of contacts
The Coleman Foundation was established in 1951 by Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Stetson Coleman. It was their consistent desire to make the community aware of opportunities which could improve the quality of life.
They were entrepreneurs.

EntrepreNet-The Entrepreneur's Electronic Resource Center
EntrepreNet is an electronic resource center for the entrepreneur. The site features information and links for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Jobs
The U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment information provided by the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
Head Hunter Net
Headhunter.net bills itself to be the largest database of current job listings and high-quality job seekers. It claims to be unique in enabling job posters to control their jobs and in allowing job seekers to control visibility of their résumés.

Hispanic Business Magazine Web Page

Hispanstar-The Hispanic Information Network

Hot Jobs
Hot Jobs is another resource for job seekers with control regarding who sees your resume.

Inc. Online: The Web Site for Growing Companies
The website for growing companies
Job Link (for Journalists)
Job Link is for a job search site for Journalist

Jobs On The Web
Jobs on the Web promises to assist you, free of charge, in your job search using a network of over 350 executive search firms and over 1750 recruiters. The client companies place thousands of job listings with this site which are updated several times each week.

Job Web
National Association of Colleges and Employers is the bridge between higher education and the world of work. Spanning 3 constituencies, it includes 1,700+ member universities and colleges from across the United States, 1,600+ employer organizations and 1 million+ college students and alumni.
Kids and Jobs

This site, developed by the Public Television Outreach Alliance (PTOA), is for teens, parents and educators who want to find out how together we can contribute to the world of work with "New Century " careers!

KidsWay Inc.
Kidsway Times for people 8-18, keeps you informed about business, careers, finance and entrepreneurship. There are sections for teachers, parents and students.

Minority Youth and Entrepreneurship: Education Training and Enterprise Center, Camden, NJ Education, Training and Enterprise Center is committed to educating minority youth about entrepreneurship.

Monster Board
Monster Board has job search updates, job posting opportunities, ways to customize your career search, career zones (campus, mid-career, executive, technology, healthcare, and HR) and more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
1998/99 Occupational Outlook Handbook includes information on occupations, tomorrow's jobs, projections, etc.

Ohio Bureau of Employment Services
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services includes job listings on Ohio Job Net, unemployment claim possibilities via the telephone, service job info, and much more.

Ohio Jobnet online web site
Through these web pages you can access Ohio's best job placement services as well as job openings around the USA

National SBDC Research Network
If you are trying to locate some World Wide Web resources of particular interest to small business,
try this site about business ownership, consumer protection and much more. It's worth the time.

Skill Search
Skill Search Corporation has sections for employers and job seekers…" Whether you are an employed
professional seeking better opportunities or currently seeking a job, they have a "complete selection of services to meet your needs."

Small Business:Ed Lowe Foundation
The Ed Lowe Foundation Solutions Network provides full text searching of pages, giving you the resources you need to get ahead and stay ahead in the competitive business world.

The Teen Career Center

The Teen Career Center has fun exercises on planning and training for career.

The Best Online Articles on Writing a Resume

Featuring resumes, cover letters, interviews and other career related articles

 

Young Kids (Kindergarten thru grade 6)

 

Create-a-saurus
Another great site for kids as well as parents and teachers. Take a close look at this one.

Fifty+ sites for parents and kids
50 great sites for parents and kids (recommended for preschool-elementary age and their parents)

Kidscom

A must-see place for young kids, parents, and teachers. Safe site, great educational games, advice and tips… Don't miss this one.

Starchild
Starchild is a learning center for young astronomers. It has been developed primarily by teachers from Lakeside Middle School in Evans, Georgia. This site emphasizes math and science.

Weekly Reader "What's New?" (K-6+ kids)

Many activites (sections for students, parents and educators)

Window on Japan
This is the "Kids Window" on Japan. It includes the library, school, restaurant and gallery. It's a good site for kids, teachers and parents.

worm world
Must go here… to learn everything about worms and how they help us.

 

Tests for Students

 

College Board Online
For parents, students and guidance staff… If you want information about taking the SAT, this is the place to go. You can register online for the SAT, try a daily SAT question and review the College Board test dates. Also offers information about financial aid, colleges, essay evaluation and more.

Practice on Internet for SAT, ACT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT and TOEFL

(Fees are required for many of the tests). Test.com features the Internet's largest collection of instantly scored tests. Let's see if you can take it! Practice for the SAT, GRE, TOEFL and many more academic entrance exams online.

Proficiency Test Web Sites
All students will leave grades 4, 8, and 12 having demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter. All students learn to use their minds well, so they may be prepared for responsible citizenship, further learning and productive employment in our nation's modern economy.

Proficiency Test Web Sites

This is one of Lakewood Public Library pages for the Ohio Proficiency Tests. Practice tests and informational resources for: 4th grade, 6th grade, 9th grade and 12th grade

Proficiency Test Web Sites

Practice test for the sixth grade Ohio Proficiency Tests

Proficiency Test Web Sites

Web Site for the 9th grade proficiency test

Proficiency Test Web Sites
Web Site for the 12th grade proficiency tests

Proficiency Test Web Sites This page is intended not only for links, but a free voicing on your feelings regarding the State's Proficiency Test Program, which might include comments or suggestions for improvement or sharing of resources for intervention and links to related sites.
Proficiency Test Web Sites

-Ohio Proficiency Test Information School Study Council of Ohio
-Proficiency Tests - NASA Glenn Research Center
-Proficiency Reports Query - Ohio Department Education
-Lesson Lab Selection for Proficiency - NOACSC

Colleges/Universities

 

Black Enterprise Online
Black enterprise.com is billed to be the virtual desktop for African Americans. It includes information on the top fifty colleges for African Americans and much more.

CollegeNet

The CollegeNET search engine helps you find the ideal college. Narrow down by region, college sports, major, tuition and several other criteria. Hotlink from your search list directly to homepages of the schools in which you're interested.

CollegeEdge

CollegeEdge boasts the #1 website for going to college or grad school. The Career and College Guidance System meets the needs of a varied student/client population, sophisticated guidance counselors, and outcome-oriented district administrators. The Enrollment Services System is the best way for admissions professionals to identify, recruit, admit and enroll qualified individuals.

CollegeView

Search for colleges, universities, scholarships, financial aid and more with CollegeView® college search. CollegeView is a free online college search service with profiles of all accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. It has virtual tours of hundreds of schools, electronic college applications, scholarships and financial aid info, careers information and career planning tools, a free college chat service and message boards, book excerpts, Ask the Experts, and much more.

Think College Early

Think College Early includes section for students, educators and "about us."

Economics



Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Federal Reserve Bank of New York has information for teachers, parents, and students.

Fifty U.S. States and Capitols
States, Capitols and much, much more

Geonet Game
This challenging game is for children in grades 4 and above. The game questions are organized according to the national geography standards. The game is designed to help children think geographically and to help them build a global context for the information they learn.

Living Ohio Government Series (LOGS)
This is an interactive, comprehensive on-line civics clearinghouse. It allows teachers and students to reference materials on Ohio's three branches of government as well as locate resources such as museums, media, and Ohio factoids. Designed for grades k-12 the site offers content and relevant Internet resources for homework, lesson plans, research, and personal exploration. In the future, the site will provide real-time audio and video, as well as student on-line chats with experts.
Maps of US
Print out maps to use in class or for your own use. This site has historical maps, maps of national parks, monuments, metropolitan areas, country boundaries, etc. Great site

Ohio/Government/Law

This is the website of the 123rd Ohio General Assembly including: Today at the Statehouse, About Ohio's State Government: -Laws, Acts, and Legislation, The Ohio House of Representatives, -Search the Legislative Web -sites, -The Ohio Senate, -Ohio's Legislative Agencies, -The Executive Branch, -The Judicial Branch

Ohio/Government/Law
The Ohio House of Representatives with: -Leadership, -Your Representatives, -Committees, -Make Your Voice Heard, -Ohio House History, -Ohio Revised Code, -Current Session Law

Ohio/Government/Law

A visit to Ohio's Capitol Square
Online Map Creation
You may create maps interactively at this site. Fill out the form, submit your entries and a page with the desired map will be returned to your browser.
National Geographic
Some commercial components here. Check out the national geographic.com/kids site
Nystrom
Commercial but, go to the teachers' site for free lesson plans, on-line resources, special offers, and lots of teaching tips and, for administrators, funding updates, grant writing resources, geographic literacy and more.

State of Ohio Government Information and Services
Great place for government classes as well as those interested in Ohio Government and Services
Weather Channel
Great for teaching/learning geography, weather, etc.

 

Information on Math and Science Careers

Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics
For girls, teachers, and parents… Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, or AWSEM, brings together parents, educators and women professionals in science-related fields to kindle and support young women's interest in science, engineering, mathematics and technology (SEMT).

American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (non-academic careers in mathematics)
Have you ever wondered what a mathematician working in industry or the government does all day? Have you ever been mystified by what applications there might be for that topic in mathematics that you
spent so much time struggling with? Are you interested in working in a nonacademic position but are not sure how to get started? The AMS and SIAM have a Mentoring Program that focuses on connecting graduate students with mathematicians working in industry, government, business, or finance.
Career Planning Center for Beginning Scientists
The Career Planning Center (CPC) for Beginning Scientists and Engineers is the "one-stop shopping" location for job openings and the guidance and information needed to make decisions about education and career choices.

Quite Amazing
Here Amy investigates science and technology from a student's point of view. Amy looks at Video Games, Space Telescope, Kites, Amazing Women, Amazing China, Building Implosion, Experiments, and much more. Take a look at this site.
Secondary School: The Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki Experience
Dr. Karl answers questions, invites user input. Looks interesting and appropriate for secondary students.
The Sciences Explorer
A scientific site with many options. There is an interactive section for working with others and getting answers. There are also Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics sections. Looks like a good place for high school students and teachers to visit.

Other

 

Bureau of Engraving (U.S. Treasury)

Bureau of engraving and printing kid's page, place for teacher and kid to sign in

Mapblast

Could be used in Geography, Social Studies, for home use, and much more.

OH Kids (websites for ages 3-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-17)
This is the Ohio Public Library Information Network's (OPLIN) "OH Kids" websites for ages 3-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-17.

Teacher Resources and educational links (some for parents and students too)
Teacher resources pages and additional Elementary and Secondary education links including:
Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Science, -Other Resouces: Music, Art and Physical Education,
Learning HTML, Distance Education, Searching the Web, Ohio Proficiency Test ( 4, 6, 9 and 12) , Lakewood City Schools, and other general information.

The Kids' Page (U.S. Treasury)

The Kids' Page takes you through the process of starting a business, paying taxes, and filing reports. It presents information in a fun and easy to follow format and explains why you pay taxes.

Veteran Services
The Ohio Bureau of Employment Services (OBES) Veterans Services Division addresses the specific employment and training needs of all veterans and their families, with special programs for disabled veterans, Vietnam-era veterans, female veterans and other eligible persons.

US Savings Bonds online

US Savings Bonds online… find out what savings bonds are worth. Have your older bonds stopped earning interest?… rates and more.

U.S. Treasury's Page for Kids

Tour of the United State Treasury Historical Archives

 

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