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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



    GENERAL INTEREST
  •  SOCIAL STUDIES
    • 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    • National Archives Digital Classroom: Online historical documents.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.
     MATHEMATICS  LANGUAGE ARTS  SCIENCE
     SPECIAL EDUCATION  ARTS
    • 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.
     PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH
    • 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.
    • HealthTeacher.com: 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.
     TECHNOLOGY
    • 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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