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e-Learning for K-12 Teachers & Students
The Oregon Department of Education provides virtual e-Learning support, information, and opportunities for both teachers and students on these pages. Virtual e-Learning is the separation of student and teacher by space and/or time and the learning process is facilitated by the utilization of electronic tools such as computers, the Internet, and interactive video-conferencing (IVC) technologies.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)
Providing research and development assistance to education, government, community agencies, business, and labor. Numerous resources available for educators, policy makers, parents, and the public.

Oregon Gear Up
Providing meaningful academic enrichment activities that result in school improvement. The goal is to ensure that Oregon's low-income middle school and high school students are prepared for, pursue, and succeed in post secondary education. Most of the program activities are generated by staff in the middle and high schools. The activities are designed to enhance student academic development, teacher and counselor professional development, community involvement, and school/college outreach and partnerships.

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Educational Tours & Trips

Butte Creek Mill
Eagle Point - Southern Oregon

On the National Register of Historic Places, the world famous Butte Creek Mill is the only grist mill in Oregon still grinding flour. Built on the banks of Little Butte Creek in 1872, local farmers would bring their wheat to the mill, their wagons lining the road for miles.

Today, hundreds of Rogue Valley school children come through the mill each year for field trips and hands on learning. Children will leave the mill with more knowledge in American History, Science & Technology, Nutrition & Ecology.

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Home Schooling

OHEN: Oregon Home Education Network
OHEN web site that can help you find the information you need to be successful in home schooling your child. You will find helpful suggestions, words of encouragement and extensive resource listings.

State of Oregon / Department of Education
Web pages provide Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) with information for families considering home schooling their children. You will also find a list of qualified, registered home school testers with their contact information.

Foreign Language Learning Game
Excellent for home schooling, the Foreign Language Learning game is a learning tool to learn and practice word and expressions of a foreign language in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Game-Board and audio lessons available in Spanish with French soon to be available.

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Additional Resources

Crater Lake Institute

Valuable source of information for those doing research on Crater Lake National Park. Natural History of Park is covered with information on the living and non-living things of the park and how they interact. Information on the Cultural History and Arts of Crater Lake can also be found here.

Their online library includes Books, Articles, Images, Nature Notes From Crater Lake and maps.

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