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    • A to Z Teacher Stuff: This 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.

    • ABCTeach Border Papers: Spice up your lessons with these templates for papers with fancy borders and themes.

    • ABCTeach Classroom Charts: Download and print several useful charts including assignment forms, award charts, calendars, reading logs, weekly planners, and more.

    • Adventures of CyberBee: Integrate the Internet into the classroom with excellent online resources found at this site. Resources include: curriculum ideas, research tools, treasure hunts, webquests, web links, articles, and more.

    • Authentic Assessment Toolbox: “a how-to hypertext on creating authentic tasks, rubrics and standards for measuring and improving student learning.”

    • Basic Steps in the Research Process: Part of the CRLS Research Guide this guide also gives students tip sheets.

    • Busy Teacher's Cafe: A K-6 resources site for ideas, lessons, free printables, and more.
    • Discovery Education: This site offers a broad range of free classroom resources that complement and extend learning beyond the bell.

    • Easy Test Maker: A free test making site for teachers (does require registration). You can create multiple choice, fill in the blank, short answer, and true and false questions. You can also come back to edit your test at any time.

    • EdHelper.com: This site provides teachers with free printables, graphic organizers, worksheets, lesson plans, games and many other activities.

    • Education Index: This is an annotated guide to education-related sites on the Web.

    • Education Oasis: A collection of curriculum links, PDF versions of graphic organizers and certificates, classroom management advice, book reviews, and more.
    • Educational Portals and Starting Points: This site contains links to general education portals, thematic starting points, along with subject area and grade level portals.

    • Education World Lesson Plans: Find lesson plans submitted by other teachers at this site.

    • The Educator's Guide to Fair Use and Copyright: This site helps you understand copyright rules for your classes.
    • EduHound: This site contains educational resources, lesson plans, clipart, worksheets, K-12, teacher websites including grants, webquests, classroom websites, school websites, homework, multimedia, technology tutorials, and an education newsletter.
    • Enchanted Learning: This site “produces children’s educational web sites and games which are designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment.”

    • The Global SchoolNet: Find online opportunities for teachers to collaborate including more than 750 online collaborative projects.

    • Goodcharacter.com: Find lessons and resources for teaching character education on all three levels.

    • Graphic Organizers: A great site that shows how to apply graphic organizers.

    • Graphic Organizers: More than 30 graphic organizers can be printed from this site.

    • Index Graphic Organizers: Find a wide variety of graphic organizers here with descriptions of each and tips on how and when to use them. You will also find samples along with strategies and links.

    • Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything: This site includes all you need to know about educational technology.
    • Kidtopia: A safe search engine for elementary students.  Use this site to search for elementary level websites.
    • Landmarks for Schools: “One of the earliest educational websites on the Internet, Landmarks has served teachers since 1995 with links to teaching and learning resources on the Net and collaborative online projects.”

    • Learning Page:Learning Page is a huge collection of professionally produced instructional material for you to download and print. Lesson plans, books, worksheets and much more can be found on the site.”

    • LessonPlanz.com: This site is a searchable directory of free online lesson plans and lesson plan resources for all grades and subjects.

    • Library Spot: A free virtual library resource center for students and educators, librarians and parents.

    • Middle School Do's and Don'ts: Whether starting your year as a beginning teacher or returning as a veteran educator, try the tips here for excellent pointers on creating a valuable and successful middle school learning experience.

    • The New York Times Learning Network: A site for both students and teachers that feature articles for students, news summaries, news quizzes, puzzles, science Q & A, lesson plans, issues in depth, etc.
    • November Learning: The home page of Alan November, a promoter of the effective use of information and communication technologies that support and enhance learning for children and communities.

    • Onlinenewspapers.com: “Thousands of world newspapers at your fingertips.”

    • Personal Educational Press: “Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, game boards, and quizzes to print directly from your browser.”
    • Plagiarisma: A great site for checking to see if an item or document is being plagiarized.
    • Project Based Learning: Create your own rubric using the templates by subject and grade level located on this site.

    • Puzzlemaker: Create your own puzzles and games for your class assignments.

    • Rubistar: Create your own rubric or view examples at this site. There are also rubrics in Spanish.

    • Rubrics and Evaluation Resources: View general rubric templates as well as rubrics for multimedia projects. Other links will give you bookmark management tips, critical thinking resources, etc.
    • Scholastic Network: This site has links appropriate for kids, teachers, and parents.
       
      SideVibe: A great way to take any content from the Web and turn it into an activity for students.
       
    • Smithsonian Education: A site developed for educators which provides lesson plans, resources, media catalog, field trips and more.
    • Springfield Township High School Virtual Library (Joyce Valenza): Loads of links can be found at this site for both students and teachers.

    • TeacherTube: A site similar to YouTube but for teachers showcasing educational videos.

    • Teachers Network: This portal contains links to a wealth of information for educators including lesson plans, videos, resources, professional development, and grant writing guidelines.

    • Teachers.net: Check out the lesson plans under resources but also find articles, free printables, educational website listed under library and more.
    • TeacherTopia: This site is designed to provide resources, lesson plans, and more for K-12 teachers.
    • Teachnet.com: Provides lesson plans, how-to projects, and power tools for educators. You can also sign up for a weekly e-mail newsletter.

    • Teach-nology: A web portal for educators that includes reviews of sites, teacher worksheets, downloads, rubrics and other teacher tools. Request a teacher newsletter delivered by email.

    • TechTrekers: This great site for teachers includes sites from early elementary to high school, free stuff for teachers, history, math, and science sites, simulation sites, scavenger hunts, thematic units, virtual fieldtrips, webquests, PowerPoint ideas, rubrics, and web page tools. Check it out!
    • TED-Ed: TED, a nonprofit organization, has launched a brand-new TED-Ed website with tools to help educators use video in the classroom. The new platform allows educators to take any useful educational video and create a customized lesson around it. Users can distribute the lessons, publicly or privately, and track their impact on a class or an individual student. Educators also can browse TED content based on the subject they teach.
    • Virtual Middle School Library: “Open 24 hours a day.” Find web sites for students, resources for teachers and parents, a virtual wall calendar, daily newspapers and magazines, resources for school librarians and more.

    • Warm-ups: Here is large list of improv games for your students to loosen up in any situation, work cooperatively, or use as icebreakers.

    • WatchKnowLearn: A great site for finding education videos for K-12 students.
    • Web Poster Wizard: This site allows you to create your own worksheets or class exercises. You can also download worksheets and forms created from other teachers.

    • Yellowbook: A phone directory available through the Internet.

    • You Quote It, You Note It!: You can play this online plagiarism tutorial with your classes as a whole group, or let them play in small groups.

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    • Pizazz: This site offers many creative-writing activities. This is a resource for ESL teachers and all Language Arts teachers.

    • Project Gutenberg: This site contains the Internet’s oldest producer of FREE electronic books. Find the complete text of books published before 1923.

    • Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers: “Explore this web site to find out how you can launch a child into a bright future with reading strategies that work…”

    • ReadingLady.com: A great site for language arts teachers in the elementary level although some of the suggestions can be used in middle school. Find author studies, math, poetry, Readers Theater scripts, comprehension, and much more.
    • Shel's Books: Find animations of some of Shel Silverstein's great poetry.
    • Teaching with Mysteries: You will find lesson plans and resources for using mysteries to teach critical thinking, writing, and literature. For grades 7-12.
    • 30 Days of Poetry: Find thirty lesson plans for writing poetry, middle to high school level, following formats designed to allow fun, creativity, and enjoyment in student work.

    • Visuwords: An online graphical dictionary where you can look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts.

    • Wacky Web Tales: This creative and interactive site are for kids, in grades 3 and above, who love Mad Libs. Students can pick from one of over 20 different tales and fill in the requested parts of speech. They can then see how their answers were used to create a really wacky story!

    • Web English Teacher: “Web English Teacher presents the best of K-12 English/Language Arts teaching resources: lesson plans, WebQuests, videos, biography, e-texts, criticism, jokes, puzzles, and classroom activities.”

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    Mathematics:

    • AAA Math: "AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts."

    • A Maths Dictionary for Kids: “An animated, interactive dictionary for students which explains over 500 common mathematical terms in simple language.”

    • BJ’s science: Find science fair project ideas, science and math resources, study guides and strategies, webquests, and much more.

    • Education World: Find math lesson plans at this site.

    • Illuminations: Explore math and create interactive lessons at this site sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    • Khan Academy: This amazing site created by Salman Khan features over 2,100 videos covering everything from algebra to physics, biology, chemistry, finance, and history.
    • Math Forum: Sponsored by Drexel University, this site is one of the best, most complete sources for math materials and resources on the Internet. Grades K-12 and beyond.
    • Mathtrain.TV: Another site containing math videos on different topics.
    • Multiplication.com: This site contains math activities and games for teachers to use in their classroom. Design your own quizzes, worksheets, and flash cards.
    • Multiplication Tables: Print out these multiplication charts for students in your class.

    • National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: Utah State University has made dozens of free PreK-12 math manipulatives available online. These applications help students visualize complex relationships and increase their understanding of everything from addition to Venn diagrams and beyond.
    • National Science Digital Library: Great math related souces can be found here.
    • Professor Freedman’s Math Help: This online math resource is for students who may experience problems with math. There are note taking tips, study skill tips, ways to reduce anxiety, and tutorials for students.

    • Tools for Understanding Math: This is a resource guide for extending mathematical understanding in secondary schools and includes integrated lessons, math concepts, journaling, and supporting research.

    • WolframAlpha: With this computational knowledge engine, just type in your math problem and this site will not only give you the answer but also show you the steps.

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    Science:

    • BJ’s science: Find science fair project ideas, science and math resources, study guides and strategies, webquests, and much more.

    • Bugscope: “The Bugscope project is an educational outreach program for K-12 classrooms. The project provides a resource to classrooms so that they may remotely operate a scanning electron microscope to image “bugs” at high magnification.”

    • Khan Academy: This amazing site created by Salman Khan features over 2,100 videos covering everything from algebra to physics, biology, chemistry, finance, and history.
    • National Geographic: Education: Find lesson plans, educational materials and interactive features here.

    • National Science Digital Library: "NSDL is the Nation's online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics."

    • New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for Science

    • Science NetLinks: Find an extensive collection of science websites and lessons categorized by subject and grade level.
    • 3D Toad: This is an amazing site for finding interactive educational images that a person can zoom into and out of and rotate 360 degrees.
    • USGS Education: Find lesson plans and other resources for students in grade K-12 from the United States Geologic Survey. Lessons are organized into life sciences, geography, and earth sciences. Other resources are linked.

    • WolframAlpha: With this computational knowledge engine, just type in your math problem and this site will not only give you the answer but also show you the steps.

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    Social Studies:

    • Celebrate Black History Month: This New York Times learning site provides lesson plans, crossword puzzles, an online quiz, and copies of headline stories dealing with black history.
    • Electronic New Jersey: Sponsored by Rutgers University, this site provides digital curriculum resources on New Jersey history and culture for classroom use to educators at the middle, high school and university levels.

    • Graphic Maps.com: Find outline maps of countries as well as images of flags, continents, globe, USA and the world.

    • GovSpot: This site explores the web for government information such as documents, facts and figures, news, political information and more.

    • History Matters: “Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History courses. This site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers useful materials for teaching U.S. history.”

    • How Well Do You Know Your World?: A great geography game that works well using a SMARTBoard.

    • Jazz in America: The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has developed this site as an Internet-based jazz curriculum for social studies, American history, and music classes. There are eight, 50-minue class lessons for 5th, 8th, and 11th grades.

    • Landmark Supreme Court Cases: "This site was developed to provide teachers with a full range of resources and activities to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases, helping students explore the key issues of each case."

    • The Learning Page: “Here is a teacher’s eye view of over 7 million historical documents, photographs, maps, films, and audio recordings. You will find lessons, features, activities, and tips and tricks for using these collections in your classroom.” Resources are the from the Library of Congress American Memory collections.

    • The Library of Congress: “Get it Online…Words, Pictures & Sound”. Look at US history & culture, world culture & resources, Thomas Legislative information, exhibitions, and more.

    • The National Archives: Valuable records from the Federal government that are preserved and available to you.
    • National Geographic: Education: Find lesson plans, educational materials and interactive features here.

    • New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for Social Studies

    • Our Documents: This new site offers documents that were an important part of our past. Have students read and discuss these milestone documents. Classroom activities are also given.

    • Smithsonian Education: This education resource is directed at teachers, parents, and students. Nearly 1,000 resources are offered including free lesson plans, field trips, and interactive learning labs, all searchable by grade level and subject.

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    Special Education:

    • About: Special Education: This website offers many links and articles regarding special education with new links and articles frequently being updated.

    • CITEd (Center for Implementing Technology in Education): This site supports school districts in using technology to provide differentiating instruction through the Technology Implementation Partnership.

    • Inclusive Schools: This site, sponsored by the National Institute for Urban School Improvement, contains information about inclusion in the classroom.

    • The IRIS Center (Idea and Research for Inclusive Settings): This site, developed by Peabody University and Vanderbilt University with funding from the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs, provides modules with specific information in differentiated instruction, classroom and behavior management, accommodations, collaboration, disabilities, diversity, and transition.

    • Misunderstood Minds: This PBS site offers a variety of simulation activities that allow students to learn about disabilities in attention reading, math, and writing, and also has resources. This is based on the work of Mel Levine.

    • RISE: "The RISE website (Resources in Special Education) is a site created for teacher education interns and instructors at Michigan State University. It is designed to provide online resources, support, and answers to the questions, challenges, and issues teacher education students face when educating and working with students with special needs."

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    Technology:

    • AccuRadio: This is a multichannel Internet radio station featuring over 280 channels of really cool music.
    • All My Faves: Hundreds of favorite websites by icon and arranged by general subjects including education.
    • BookVideoNing: Joyce Valenza's site on sharing media (in any digital format) to promote books, reading, and literacy K-12.

    • Building a School Web Site: This site gives you simple basic information on building a school web site.

    • Buzzillions.com: Find product reviews before buying that technology product.

    • Convert Files: Covert any number of files to any number of output formats and then download.

    • Cool Text: Choose your text, your fonts, textures, and images, and create your own personalized logo or button with this customized graphics generator.

    • The Daily.WAV: Download free sound clips from TV shows and movies for PowerPoint and other presentations.
    • EdTech: This technology magazine is available online for administrators, teachers, and technology instructors.

    • Education World: A great site offering loads of educational tips, tools, lessons, as well as technology in the classroom.
    • The Educator’s Reference Desk: This site has great links for educators in the areas of counseling, general education, librarianship, family life, teaching, technology, subject areas, and more.
    • EduScapes: This site was developed by Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson as a site for life-long learners with ideas on using technology in the classroom.

    • 4teachers.org: This site "...works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering FREE online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate and create ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use."
    • A Fair(y) Use Tale: A YouTube video explaining copyright use.

    • FindSounds: Search the web for sound clips that can be downloaded at home.
    • FixYa: This site offers solutions to everyday product problems.  Find manuals, support, troubleshooting and product recommendations.
    • Freeplay Music: This site provides royalty-free downloads of background music for “educational, non-commercial use (limited to student use on school grounds for in classroom projects- non broadcast)”. Check out the “Terms of Use” for other applications.
    • Freezeray: This site offers great visual teaching aids for SmartBoards in the areas of biology, physics, chemistry, technology, and other areas.
    • From Now On: This Educational Technology Journal site is the work of Jamie McKenzie. You will find many articles about technology and education.
    • Google Advanced Search Shortcuts: Find a listing of helpful shortcuts for searching with Google.
    • Google for Education: Find all kinds of neat tools from Google including videos to help you in the classroom.

    • Google Newsmap: The news from around the world is displayed in blocks which reflects the constantly changing landscape of news. The size of the box indicates the relevance of the story. Click on the boxes to find out more about that news item.

    • Incompetech.com: Find royalty free music collections at this site.
    • Internet4teachers-Teacher Tools: Free tools that make an educator's life easier
    • Kideos: A great site for finding videos that are safe for kids.  Videos are organized by age level.
    • November Learning: The home page of Alan November, a promoter of the effective use of information and communication technologies that support and enhance learning for children and communities.

    • Pandora: This internet radio allows you to subscribe free and set up approx. 100 listening stations for artists or songs.

    • Partners in Rhyme – Weather Sound Effects: Find royalty free weather sound effects here.

    • Pixel Breaker: An interesting online clock.

    • PowerPoint in the Classroom: Here are some tutorials to get you started in PowerPoint presentations in your classroom: creating slides, adding sound, adding images, and more. Teacher Guide included, for Powerpoint 98.

    • The Radio.com: This online internet radio site allows you to select artists, songs, or genres of music to play on your computer.

    • Scholastic - Interactive Whiteboard Activities: A site loaded with perfect activities to use with a SmartBoard. Activities are divided into language arts, social studies, science & math, and learning games & teaching tools. They range from PreK to grade 12.
    • Seven Simple Starters by Annette Lamb: This short presentation focuses on seven simple "starters" for teachers interested in integrating Internet into their classroom.

    • Site Snagger: This free downloadable software program will allow you to copy a website to your computer for later viewing.
    • Sound America: Download free audio clips, sounds, etc. for PowerPoint and other presentations.
      SlidesCarnival: Download free professional Powerpoint templates and Google Slides themes for presentations.
    • Stock Footage For Free: This site offers completely free stock footage after a free sign up.
    • Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers: Find all kinds of fantastic ideas for technology integration at this site.
    • TeacherTube: A site similar to YouTube but for teachers showcasing educational videos.

    • Teach-nology: A web portal for educators that includes reviews of sites, teacher worksheets, downloads, rubrics and other teacher tools. Request a teacher newsletter delivered by email.

    • TechLEARNING: Find articles from the magazine Technology & Learning for teachers, technology coordinators and administrators.

    • TechTrekers: This great site for teachers includes sites from early elementary to high school, free stuff for teachers, history, math, and science sites, simulation sites, scavenger hunts, thematic units, virtual fieldtrips, webquests, PowerPoint ideas, rubrics, and web page tools. Check it out!
    • TED-Ed: TED, a nonprofit organization, has launched a brand-new TED-Ed website with tools to help educators use video in the classroom. The new platform allows educators to take any useful educational video and create a customized lesson around it. Users can distribute the lessons, publicly or privately, and track their impact on a class or an individual student. Educators also can browse TED content based on the subject they teach.
    • Television Tunes: A huge archive of over 15,000 TV theme songs that can be downloaded for non-commercial use.
    • To Excel in the Classroom is Elementary: Find a comprehensive list for classroom strategies and projects using Excel such as charts, Bingo, databases, spelling lists, vocabulary lists, math, etc.

    • Trackstar: “TrackStar helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites (URLs) for use in lessons. The resource list remains visible allowing the user to easily stay on track.”
    • WatchKnow: Find free educational videos for students at this easy to use site.

    • Wayback Machine: Find a history of what websites looked like from earlier days or use the links here to search for historical collections in digital format.

    • Web Quest Generator: Create an original WebQuest assignment by filling out this simple Web-based form. Print out the finished assignment when you are finished.

    • WebQuest.Org: Bernie Dodge, the creator of webquests from San Diego State University, has assembled a wealth of training resources and creation tools to help you get started making webquests.

    • Web Quest Rubric Maker: Create and print out a customized rubric for your students.

    • WebQuest Use by Annette Lamb: Why reinvent the wheel? Start by exploring the WebQuests that others have created.

    • Welcome to Copyright Kids!: Find basic information about copyright, links, information for teachers and parents, and more at this important site.

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