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Links for Educators

NOTE: This page is not being updated as of August 2010. We hope to resume updates once the Education Librarian position is filled. 

  • General Interest
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Language Arts
  • Science
  • Special Education
  • Arts
  • Physical Education/Health
  • Technology

    • American Memory Collection: Library of Congress 
    • Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: From the U.S. Government Printing Office, this site provides resources on how government works, links to U.S. government web sites for kids, and learning tools for students, parents, teachers.
    • The History Channel: Study guides, speeches, "This Day in History".
    • Holiday Traditions: Recipes, religious practices, music, and holiday traditions around the world.
    • Map Collections: Library of Congress digitized maps from 1544 to 1996 in seven major categories, including military campaigns, exploration, and cultural landscapes.
    • National Archives Digital Classroom: Online historical documents.
    • National Geographic: Interactive adventures, virtual expeditions, lesson plans, printable maps, and an online atlas.  Coordinated with National Geography standards.
    • New York Times Learning Network: Part of the Newspapers in Education initiative, lesson plans and activities are based on the daily New York Times and current events.  The Lesson plan archive is searchable by subject.
    • Social Studies: Lesson plans and resources for social studies teachers.
    • Social Studies Sources: Links to resources in all content areas.
    • Teachers Guide to Editorial Cartoons: An interesting site with lessons and activities using editorial cartoons with elementary, middle and high school students.
    • United Nations CyberSchoolBus: Current global issues, lesson plans, teaching modules, classroom activities.
    • USGS Learning Web:  A site from the U.S. Geological Survey, containing study units, activities, lessons, and lists of materials in the area of biology, geology, hydrology and geography.
    • Art Education and ArtEdventures: Play games, create art, hands-on activities, and tips for teaching art.
    • ARTSEDGE: Supporting the arts as a core subject area in K-12 curriculum, from the Kennedy Center.
    • Children's Music: Music activities, including creating your own radio show and sound effects.
    • Kinderart: A large collection of art lessons and activities for all ages.
    • Awesome Library:   Health and PE: Organized by topics such as Health, Highway Safety, Medical, Nutrition, Personal Care, Physical Education, Prevention, Recreation, Sports, and Standards.
    • Body and Mind: Created by the Center for Disease Control to provide answers for kids' health issues, this site also provides activities for health educators.
    • A sequential K-12 health curriculum with almost 300 lesson plan guides that meet National Health Education standards.  SRU's Dr. Michael Cleary was a consultant to this site.
    • PE Central: A searchable directory of lessons, equipment, job listings.
    • P.E. Lesson Plans and Activities: A large collection of lesson plans for Physical Education.
    • CyberBee: Subject specific web sites, with an emphasis on integrating technology.
    • CyberSmart!: A free curriculum to assist teachers in teaching Internet safety and responsibility.  Aligned with National Educational Technology Standards, consists of 65 lesson plans.
    • Daily Dose of the Web: Daily birthdays, quotations, vocabulary words, brain teasers, challenges, math problems.
    • T.H.E. Journal's Road Map to the Web for Educators: An index site to resources in all curricular areas and interests.
    • ThinkQuest: Library of informational sites created by students and teachers.  Sponsors an annual web competition.
    • Web Quests: Learn all about scavenging the 'net for class projects and activities.  Examples and training materials.    

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