General Resources

Classroom Video On Demand

  • Database that provides access to over 10,000 full-length programs and over 130,000 video segments covering a wide range of topics.

Edublogs

  • Directory of over 1 million education based blogs organized by content area and lesson plans.

Edutopia

  • Dedicated to empowering and connecting teachers, administrators, and parents with innovative solutions and resources to better education.

Khan Academy

  • Over 2600 educational videos.

New York Times Learning Network

  • An online current events and special events news site for grades 3-12; updated weekdays during the school year.  Includes lesson plans.

PBS Videos

  • Award winning local and nationally produced programs.

Resources on Bullying & Cyberbullying

  • The Learning Network from the New York Times

Social & Emotional Learning

  • A collection of websites for teachers, lawmakers, and parents for taking a proactive approach to prevent bullying in schools.

SweetSites for High School Teachers

  • Directory of websites for teachers organized by content area.

WatchKnowLearn

  • Free educational videos organized by subject areas.

 

English

Writing Fix

  • Teachers Sharing Writing Lessons

History & Social Studies

Library of Congress – American Memory

  • Digitized historical materials documenting U.S. history and culture.  Over 9 million items organized into over 100 thematic collections based on original format, subject matter, or who first created, assembled or donated the items to the Library.

Maine Memory Network

  • Online exhibits, outreach, interactive tools, lesson plans, in-school demonstrations, and other resources, to help communities and schools learn about, celebrate, and share their local history.  Developed by  the Maine Historical Society.

Primary Sources from the National Humanities Center

  • Collections of primary resources — historical documents, literary texts, and works of art — thematically organized with notes and discussion questions.

 

Math & Science

AAAS Science Videos

  • Science videos from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • A collection of over 50 math and science video lessons sponsored by MIT’s Learning International Networks Consortium.

Public Library of Science

  • Seven open-access, peer-reviewed science and medical journals.

Technology

Classroom 2.0

  • The community for educators using Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies!

Digital Citizenship Curriculum

  • Common Sense Media offers this FREE Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum to help educators empower their students and their school communities to be safe, responsible, and savvy as they navigate this fast-paced digital world.

Edmodo

  • Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers

  • Free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology.

Visual & Performing Arts

SmartHistory

  • free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook.

World Languages

Britannica Global Reference Center

  • Comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages.  Provided through MARVEL!

Britannica Spanish Reference Center

  • Resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12.  Provided through MARVEL!

 Foreign Language News & Newspapers – MIT

  • Foreign languages news sites organized by MIT Libraries.