Teaching and Pre-Service Teaching Resources

3 star rating = Extremely Useful,  2 star rating = Very Useful, one star rating = Somewhat Useful,  checkmark = Frameworks Connection

  1. Education World (www.education-world.com/preservice) This comprehensive collection of educator resources has a section especially for pre-service educators. The site is searchable and contains lesson plans, subject centers, links to state and national standards, teaching ideas, articles, and more. 3 star rating checkmark
  2. Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators (discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/) This well-maintained site categorizes a list of web resources for curriculum connections and professional development. The site is updated daily and "content rich" sites receive special recognition.3 star rating checkmark
  3. Mrs. Mitchell's Virtual School (www.kathimitchell.com/index.html) This site contains lots of great links and resources that teachers will be able to connect to the classroom curriculum. 3 star ratingcheckmark
  4. Wentworth Educational Web (www.classroom.net) This site contains a wealth of information with curriculum links maintained by the publishers of the Classroom Connect Newsletter. Subscriptions are available for web based curriculum products and programs.3 star rating checkmark
  5. Teacher Tap (eduscapes.com/tap/) This is a professional development resource for educators with online resources and activities promoting technology integration. The site offers useful information on intellectual property (citations, copyright, and plagiarism). 2 star rating
  6. Sites For Teachers (www.sitesforteachers.com/) This site offers a broad collection of links to resources for teachers.  3 star rating
  7. Teaching with the Web (edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/teaching.htm) resources, themes, projects  3 star ratingcheckmark
  8. Learn the Net -- (www.learnthenet.com/english/index.html) all the basics in an easy to use format with screen shots and instructional graphics 3 star rating
  9. Techssentials (www.ed-links.org/techssentials)  lots of good resources for educational technology, from integrating it with the curriculum to troubleshooting problems.  3 star ratingcheckmark
  10. Kindergarten Teacher (www.lib.csufresno.edu/subjectresources/curriculumjuvenile/kindergarten/) a comprehensive link collection for Kindergarten teachers  3 star rating
  11. Multicultural Pavilion (www.edchange.org/multicultural/) wonderful resources for multicultural education, including a section with social justice speeches, film reviews, and many awareness activities  3 star ratingcheckmark
  12. Elementary Theme Page (www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/themes.html) resource links from Jim Cornish that are organized by topics/themes in a way to make easy curriculum connections  3 star ratingcheckmark
  13. Dositey.com (www.dositey.com/) online games and interactive lessons for math and language arts  3 star rating checkmark
  14. The Responsive Classroom (www.responsiveclassroom.org) The Northeast Foundation for Children offers many excellent resources promoting the belief that a social curriculum is as important as an academic curriculum in creating caring classrooms and responsible individuals.3 star rating 
  15. KidsHub (kidshub.org/kids/kids.cfm) Online interactive learning center with educational games, puzzles, and quizzes. Also included are links to High School Hub, Middle School Hub, and Teachers Hub. 3 star rating
  16. Collaborative to Advance Social and Emotional Learning (CAESL) (www.casel.org/) This site contains many useful resources in the field of social and emotional learning.3 star rating
  17. ASCD Home Page (www.ascd.org) Useful professional resources, publications, CD's, etc. 3 star rating  
  18. New Hampshire Educators Online (www.nheon.org/) This is a wonderful resource for educators. It contains a Framework Matrix for the New Hampshire Curriculum Frameworks and links to "Best Schools" work being done throughout New Hampshire. 3 star rating checkmark
  19. BBC Schools Online (www.bbc.co.uk/education/schools/) Many useful learning resources.2 star rating
  20. Beginning Teachers Toolbox (www.inspiringteachers.com ) This site contains a survival kit for new teachers, tips, classroom resources, and message boards. 2 star rating
  21. Educational Services (edservices.aea7.k12.ia.us/index.html) The curriculum development area of this site contains teaching strategies, thinking skills, and lesson plans. 3 star rating
  22. You Can Handle Them All (www.disciplinehelp.com) This valuable resource provides discipline help for all kinds of problems. 3 star rating
  23. National Institute for Community Innovation (www.nici-mc2.org/) This site focuses on educational innovation in communities. It contains excellent library resources, technology resources, K-12 school resources, business resources, equity resources, and more.3 star rating
  24. The Lesson Plans Page (www.lessonplanspage.com) Many lessons (primarily at the elementary level) organized by subject and by grade level can be found at this site. 3 star rating
  25. North Carolina's Resource for Teachers (www.teachers-connect.net) Many resources organized by grade level and subject, which are aligned with the North Carolina Curriculum Matrix can be found at this site.3 star rating checkmark
  26. The Educator's Reference Desk (www.eduref.org) High quality resources for education, including a virtual library of lesson plans, and links to online information. 3 star rating
  27. ERIC Database (www.eric.ed.gov) Extensive database of journal and non-journal education literature. 3 star rating
  28. Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (www.enc.org/index.htm) This site contains a multitude of excellent resources for math and science. 3 star rating checkmark
  29. Scholastic Central (www.scholastic.com) Variety of resources pertaining to education. 3 star rating checkmark
  30. Teachnet.com (teachnet.com) Lesson ideas, teaching tools, and tips can be found at this site. 2 star rating
  31. The Educator's Toolkit (www.eagle.ca/~matink/) This site features a Teacher Resources area and a Libraries area. 2 star rating
  32. EduHound (www.eduhound.com) This comprehensive collection of educator resources includes Internet tutorials, publications, software demos and downloads, Hispanic education resources,  professional organizations, subject area resources, standards, and assessments. You can also make your own free educational web page, or sign up for the free newsletter. 3 star rating checkmark
  33. Busy Teacher's Website (www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt/) This collection of links is organized by subject. 2 star rating
  34. Blue Web'n Learning Sites (www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/) A searchable collection of learning sites on the web: tutorials, activities,  lesson plans organized by curriculum area. 3 star rating checkmark
  35. TeachersFirst (www.teachersfirst.com/index.htm) Classroom resources, professional resources, web resources, standards, activities and lesson plans can be found on this site. Also, there is a New Teacher Resources area.3 star rating checkmark
  36. Teachers@work (teachers.work.co.nz) This site contains rated links to many educational websites. The site is organized by subject area.3 star rating
  37. The WebQuest Page (webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html) WebQuest is a model for teaching with the web. This site is an excellent resource for using the model in developing inquiry-oriented activities. Many links to WebQuest projects are also available. 3 star rating checkmark
  38. The Knowledge Loom (knowledgeloom.org/index.shtml) A searchable database of "best practice resources". Investigate  the Spotlight on Early Literacy to get a flavor for the site. 3 star rating checkmark
  39. The New York Times Learning Network (www.nytimes.com/learning/index.html) This site contains many excellent resources, including these features: a Lesson Plan Archive, News Summaries, and On This Day in History . 3 star rating checkmark
  40. Columbia Education Center Lesson Plans (www.col-ed.org/cur/) Lessons created by teachers, as well as a large collection of links to resources and activities on the Internet may be found on this site. 2 star rating
  41. ITSCO's WebQuest Class (www.itsco.org/webquest/gallery.html) This site provides a collection of links to many new WebQuests. Other useful resources to enhance learning may be found on the ITSCO home page.3 star rating checkmark  
  42. TeAch-nology (www.teach-nology.com/) This web portal for educators contains many useful resources including tutorials, lesson plans, downloads, and links to other valuable information relative to current practices in education. 3 star rating
  43. Teach with Movies (www.teachwithmovies.org/) Learning guides to recommended films, background information, discussion questions, and related internet links can be found on this site. 3 star rating
  44. Ozline.com (www.ozline.com/) This site contains links and activities for integrating the internet with the curriculum. It includes tours, tutorials, and WebQuests. 3 star rating checkmark
  45. Learning Strategies Database (www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database) Learning style assessment and learning strategies instruction are just a few of the features of this site developed for students, teachers, tutors, advisors and counselors. 2 star rating
  46. Teaching Ideas for Primary Teachers (www.teachingideas.co.uk/) This site contains ideas and activities organized by subject. Also included is a book corner and links to other educational resources. 3 star rating
  47. Microsoft Classroom Teacher Network (www.microsoft.com/education/) Microsoft offers many instructional resources on this web site, including , lesson plans, templates, downloadable tutorial packs, the Encarta Homepage, and much more. Tutorials show teachers how to use Microsoft applications in the classroom. Tutorial presentations are suitable for an instructor leading a class or for self-paced learning. 3 star rating
  48. Marcopolo (marcopolo.worldcom.com/) This site includes standards-based content and many online resources including lesson plans, activities, and materials.  3 star ratingcheckmark
  49. California Learning Resource Network (clrn.org/home/) A comprehensive searchable site of excellent learning resources supporting frameworks and standards.  3 star rating checkmark
  50. Learning Curve  This site contains some very useful resources both for primary and secondary grades with lessons and activities exploring primary sources. Especially interesting is the section on 20th Century Heroes and Villains (learningcurve.pro.gov.uk/) The primary documents are fascinating!  3 star ratingcheckmark
  51. Quia (www.quia.com/) Explore or create your own learning activities and games on this site.  3 star rating
  52. Field Trip Site (www.field-guides.com/) This site contains a collection of virtual fieldtrips. Take a trip to  the desert, ocean rainforest. Trips are aligned with standards. 3 star ratingcheckmark
  53. EdHelper (www.edhelper.com/) This site contains many resources, including lesson plans, WebQuests, critical thinking puzzles, worksheets, etc. 2 star rating
  54. Early Childhood Thematic Units (http://www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/sbcss/specialeducation/ecthematic/) thematic units that incorporate technology curriculum connections.  3 star rating checkmark
  55. Using Inspiration and Kidspiration (www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/pages/listinspiratst.html) a collection of links to useful resources for using Kidspiration and Inspiration software.  3 star rating checkmark



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