The National Arts and Education Network: ARTSEDGE — supports the placement of the arts at the center of the curriculum and advocates creative use of technology to enhance the K-12 educational experience. http://www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org
Teaching Tolerance: Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children.
New York State United Teachers Resources:
U.S. Department of Education: ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
Scholastic Online: http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/index.jsp
New York State Department of Education: The New York State Education Department is part of the University of the State of New York (USNY), one of the most complete, interconnected systems of educational services in the United States.Their mission is to raise the knowledge, skill, and opportunity of all the people in New York. Our vision is to provide leadership for a system that yields the best educated people in the world.
A to Z Teacher Stuff: A to Z Teacher Stuff is a teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more. http://www.atozteacherstuff.com
ThinkfinityNY: Thinkfinity.org is the Verizon Foundation's free, comprehensive Web site containing more than 55,000 educational resources, including standards-based, grade-specific K-12 lessons plans, student interactive tools and reference materials. http://ww.thinkfinity.org
4Teachers: 4Teachers.org works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate online resources such as ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use. Discover valuable professional development resources addressing issues such as equity, ELL, technology planning, and at-risk or special-needs students. http://www.4teachers.org
Teachers Count: TeachersCount is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to raise the status of the teaching profession and provide resources to the education community. http://www.teacherscount.org
Teachers First: TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus. http://www.teachersfirst.com/index.cfm
*ThinkBrite: WNED’s ThinkBright Lifelong Learning includes a channel and an online service "that will transform and enhance the educational experiences of teachers, students, families, and adult learners." http://www.ny.thinkbright.org/landingpage.asp
Yahoo Education: Links for K-12 http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/k_12/teaching
PBS Teacher Source: PBS Teachers is PBS' national web destination for high-quality preK-12 educational resources. Here you'll find classroom materials suitable for a wide range of subjects and grade levels. We provide thousands of lesson plans, teaching activities, on-demand video assets, and interactive games and simulations. These resources are correlated to state and national educational standards and are tied to PBS' award-winning on-air and online programming like NOVA, Nature, Cyberchase, Between the Lions and more.
WNED.ORG: Member-supported WNED serves a bi-national region of 3.1 million households across Western New York and Southern Ontario with high-quality programming and services that enlighten, inspire, entertain, and educate our communities. http://www.wned.org
Teachers Discovering History As Historians: This site contains teaching resources by historical period --as well as a myriad of links to historical documents, photographs, video and audio clips, lesson plans, DBQs, journals, essays and much more. http://www.teachersdiscoveringhistoryashistorians.com
Library of Congress Learning Page: The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. http://www.loc.gov/teachers
Tools for Educators: FREE worksheets, worksheet creators, printables wizard and on-line teaching materials makers with images from Tools for Educators.com . Use these printout generators, game makers, and programs for teachers to make and print teaching resources with pictures or text. They are simple, but beautiful, versatile and powerful. http://www.toolsforeducators.com
Track Star: http://www.trackstar4teachers.org/trackstar/index.jsp