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ALA – American Library Association 

ASCD – Association for Supervision
and Curriculum Development 

Autism Speaks
Understanding autism, research and news related to autism.

Edivate (formerly PD 360)
Resource for professional development for teachers and administrators.  Free 30-day trail.  Lifetime access to certain resources.

Grant Gopher
Your underground connection to available grants for nonprofits, schools, and municipalities! 

Greatest Stories Never Told

International Dyslexia Association 

International Reading Association 

International Society for Technology in Education

National Center for Learning Disabilities 

National Center on Response to Intervention (RTI) 

National Council of Teachers of English 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  

NASA – National Aeronautical and Space Administration 

Teachers Pay Teachers
Teachers can buy and sell proven successful, creative original classroom lessons and resources.  How much is one's time worth?  If someone else has created a lesson that meets the objectives another seeks to achieve, must each person create an original lesson?  We think not.  A variety of grade levels and subject area lessons area available at reasonable prices.  Some materials are free.

Updates on educational trends, issues and policies.

Links and resources for Educators, Kids, Research Centers.



Free K-8 elementary games and activities, mainly math and reading.  Ads.

Variety of topics with videos and activities for learning.  Fee.

Pre-algebra to precalculus, provides basic background.

Khan Academy
Instructional videos and practice on a variety of topics.

IXL Learning
Online exercises to review basic skills.  Fee.

Reading and math activities for early learners.

Sheppard Software
Educational games, activities, quizzes, articles.

Fact fluency for mastery of basic +-x/ facts.  Fee.



Presentation software that allows non-linear connections from slide to slide.

Rubistar 4Teachers
Utility to make printable rubrics for the classroom.  Free.

Common Core Sheets
Helps to create a variety of worksheets to support common core instruction.


Annenberg Classroom
Civics, constitution and current events lessons.

The Art of Education – A Community Just for Art Teachers
A social space designed specifically for experts in Art Education.

Artcyclopedia: The Ultimate Guide to Great Art Online
Sources for artistic movements, media, nationalities and artists.

ELA and math CC-aligned lessons from master teachers.

C-Span Classroom
Current events brought to your classroom.

Colonial Williamsburg
History lessons and resources of colonial times

Colorin Colorado
ELL resources for teachers and families.

Common Core Sheets
Worksheets, answer guides for grading, scoring rubrics.
Games, activities, worksheets in a variety of areas.

Education Degree
A Teacher's Guide to IDEA: Supporting Students with Disabilities

Education Week
"American Education News Site of Record"

Eureka Math

Curriculum and professional development platform based on the Common Core.

Art projects for all ages and needs.

Learning to Give
Philanthropy and service-education resources on giving, volunteerism, civic engagement, and character.

Links, plays, essays and articles on Middle English Literature.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Science resources, maps and visuals on international topics.

PBS Learning
Engaging learning resources for a variety of subject areas.

Higher level math lessons.

Research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages.

Classroom and professional growth resources, with family activities, projects and games.

Teacher resources, products and services to support instruction.

U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools (SIS) offers a wide variety of classroom activities for pre-K through 12th grade educators to use in all subjects regarding the importance of a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the U.S., which impacts funding for schools and education programs.

Ted Ideas Worth Spreading
Short, powerful talks under 18 minutes that stimulate thinking and learning.  “…a clearinghouse of free knowledge.”

Tech Trekers
Using technology, webquests, scavenger hunts, and other content-related resources for learning.

Teacher Hub
Teacher-created lessons/units.

Teaching Channel
Techniques to help every student grow.

Tips and tricks from educators.  Lesson plans, management tips, articles and resources.