Whether you are new to teaching or been teaching for years, these resources can freshen your assignments and make your lesson plans shine.
Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
A custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators and administrators, provides balanced coverage for any professional educator.
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index including full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education-related journals.
Practice tests and courses for all areas. Includes Real Estate, SATs, Civil Service, GED, and much more! For home access: use your library card number when setting up the account.
Professional Development (EBSCO)
Resources for teachers and parents. Includes lesson plans, activities and professional reading materials.
Science Online (Science Experiments Online)
Science experiments, maps and information on the environment.
Offers ready-to-use Web lessons and online assessment tools.
Education Lesson Plans From the Library of Congress
These resources will help learners of all ages begin an engaging, in-depth exploration of many of the Library's most unique artifacts. They also provide educators with easy tools to integrate these artifacts, and the Library's expertise, into their teaching.
The Librarian's Brain
A blog by Librarians to keep you updated on the library's databases! Includes lesson plans and information literacy games to use in your classroom.
SKILL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
Teachers and parents can help students master their basic math facts using Xtramath. Xtramath is very easy to use and is set up in such a way that your students can practice at school as well as at home!
The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies provides leadership in education at the Smithsonian and produces a variety of programs, services, and resources for the education and museum communities
Teachers Network is a non-profit organization by teachers, for teachers with a 26-year track record of success, dedicated to improving student learning in public schools nationally and internationally.
Discover how to harness Web tools to motivate and update student reading, research, and communication! This book brings teachers a bold vision and on-the-ground Monday morning practicality. It will move educators to think differently about technology??'s potential for strengthening students' critical thinking, writing, reflection, and interactive learning. Will Richardson demystifies words like "blog," "wiki," and "aggregator" making classroom technology an easily accessible component of classroom research, writing, and learning.
Drawing from a wide range of neuroscience research, a leading expert in the translation of brain research into education reveals that the human brain is far more malleable than first believed. He offers a powerful new understanding of how the brain can be "enriched."
2003 Top Twelve Selling Title By helping students turn themselves into scholars, the 2001 Disney Teacher of the Year found that his "Essential 55" lessons can apply to anyone who considers life to be a learning experience. These lessons can prepare parents and educators to teach students the rules of life--everything from knowing how to say thank you to acing an interview.
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