Putnam Valley Schools
Awards & Recognitions
For the Putnam
Valley School District:
For the Developing
Educational Standards site:
- Apple Computer gave the site prominent mention in the "Education
Resources and Research" section of its Apple
Education Surf Report.
- The Association for Supervision
and Curriculum Development made it the Featured
Pick in March and April 1996. The March 14, 1996 web edition of the
Bulletin said, "Another school district heard from! Putnam Valley,
New York, has put together an annotated list of standards and curriculum
frameworks available on the 'Net. Kudos to Putnam Valley for providing
this service for teachers, as well as sites for students--including a drug-
and alcohol-prevention site called 'Peers Influence Peers.'"
- Blue Web'n Learning
Applications Library selected it as a 5-star site.
Connect presented its
- February 1996 Web Site of the Month.
Award, given to the top 30 educational sites on the web.
- The Argus Clearinghouse
gave it a top rating of five checks.
- Education Week featured it in an article
in its March 20, 1996 issue. The online abstract for this article, Web
Site on K-12 Standards Efforts Lauded, by Meg Sommerfield, says, "One
of the best World Wide Web site on the K-12 standards movement has been
created by the assistant superintendent in a N.Y. school district."
- The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
picked it as one of its Digital
Dozen for October 1995.
- Electronic Learning chose it
as one of its 100+
Terrific Web Sites for Education (also appearing as 100 Best-Bet
Web Sites Across the Curriculum in the May/June 1996 printed magazine).
- The ERIC Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education made it an
Educational Pick of the Month
for May 1996.
- A review by excite says, "Services
like this, that bring widely scattered people and archives together, show
the Net at its finest."
- Infoseek made it an Infoseek
- Learning in Motion chose
it as one of its Top
10 Educational Sites on the World-Wide Web for March 1996.
- The Learning
Studio at the Exploratorium picked it as one of its Ten Cool Sites
for May 1996.
- The National Education Association
says on its References and
Resources page, "This site has been called one of the best on
the K-12 standards movement."
- NBNSOFT awarded its NBNSOFT Content Award, Best that's Newest on the
Net, in March 1996.
- SyllabusWeb selected it as number
14 on its list of Top 40 Education
Sites on the Internet.
World Village Schoolhouse gave it the Too
Cool School House Educational Site of the Week for March 4, 1996.
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