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Tools and Supports for Teachers by Subject Areas

State, County and Local Resources

Camden County Professional Development Day, November 7, 2006, Brochure Posted 9/25/06
NJ Department of Education
Haddonfield High School Library Page: many on-line resources plus additional Teacher Resources page.
USDOE Gateway – over 40,000 educational resources in a user friendly format that has a very fast response time.
US Department of Education

Internet Services and Curriculum

Great Economics Lessons (Grades K-12)
Search Engine Watch gives an overview of the major search engines & tutorials how to use them.

Teaching September 11

September 11th, 2001 Oral History Narrative and Memory Project – National Science Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Columbia University

Recent, validated research on educational technology

US Department of Education
PBS: Teacher Source

Teacher Tools

Video: Computers in Plain English
The WebQuest Page
Education World – includes up-to-the-minute news, reviews of educational resources, and a teacher’s forum for interacting with educators around the world
Lesson Plans Galore Excellent Resource
Education Place Houghton Mifflin’s
Teachers First: Lesson plans by subject and grade level, Internet tutorial with a glossary, and Hot topics with updated links to education issues. Weekly brain twister
QUIA “Quintessential Instructional Archive”
The Solution Site K-12 lesson plans that emphasize collaboration and problem solving.

Differentiated Instruction

ASCD for success of each learner
Literature Sites

Cooperative Learning

The Cooperative Learning Center
Cooperative Learning Structures and Techniques

Library Links

American Library Association
The American Memory Collection: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
The Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library Youth Division

Special Education

Council – Exceptional Children hosts the ERIC Clearinghouse for Sp Ed and the National Clearinghouse for Sp. Ed Careers
LD Online interactive guide to learning disabilities.
Office of Special Education Programs Government site – resources available include fact sheets, Annual Reports to Congress, summaries, etc.
National Center for Learning Disabilities

Language Arts

Dictionaries English and world language, Word of the Day, etc
Writing with Writers Students work with writers, editors and illustrators in projects designed to help them develop their skills. Author studies, study of genres, much more. Grades 2-8
Purdue Online Writing Lab search through wide variety of writing-related resources
ABCs of the Writing Process
Academy of American Poets  includes audio archive of poems many read by their authors. Biographies and photos of more than 200 poets
BookSpot K-12 online books, reviews, reading lists, author information, links to related resources and more.
Project Gutenberg – thousands of no-copyrighted books available over the Internet as electronic texts. – classics, children’s books, references, etc.
Folk Tales and Fairy Tales – from Scholastic

History/Social Studies/Geography

Today in History Library of Congress
The American Memory Library of Congress
Ben’s Guide to US Government links to grade level appropriate information
History Matters Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History courses
Index of Resources for Historians A vast number of links to: research methods and materials, eras and epochs, historical topics, countries and regions.
EdSITEment gateway to Internet sites in the areas of history and social studies
Native American History links to written history, archaeological and anthropological resources, Native American Codetalkers in WWI & WWII, a virtual visit to an ancient Mayan city – much more.
African American History Links
A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature.
American Journalism Review News and columns from American Journalism Review magazine and other new features
NewsLink Links to newspapers, broadcasters and magazines
National Geographic Society NGS’s Education Program works with educators all over the country to produce lessons, units, and activities designed to bring good geography into the classroom
Jamestown– Exploration Then and Now


National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Math Archives extensive links for k-12 teaching materials
The History of Mathematics
The Math Forum comprehensive resource for math education on the web. Includes problems of the week for k-12
Math Education Resources Lessons and classroom activities k-12
Mudd Math Fun Facts!
Math Enrichment Topics
Sudoku on-line


WebElements This comprehensive site covers elements from 1-118 and features great detail, illustrations, virtual reality and periodic properties, plus more.
Exploratorium – Excellent Resources
The Science Page Amazing number of sites, organized by topic, for the k-12 classroom
American Museum of Natural History
Franklin Institute – Science Museum
NOAA – National Oceans and Atmospheres Administration – follow along with current government expeditions, learn about oceanographic exploration technologies, and become acquainted with many of the awe-inspiring life forms living beneath the waves. Great site!
Paleontology Museum information, sounds and images related to museum’s collection of fossils, dinosaurs and more.
Biomes of the World an Evergreen Project site
Weather Underground forecasts for selected regions and cities, maps of US by temperature, fronts, pollen counts, etc.
Hall of Planet Earth Part of the American Museum of Natural History
Cells Alive
Digital Library for Earth System Education

Solar System

Investigating a Planet
NASA’s Planetary Fact Sheet
NASA’s Solar System Simulator
Views of the Solar System
Spacelink NASA provides information on recent missions, instructional materials and curriculum support for science-related topics

World Language

American Assoc. Teachers of French
American Assoc. Teachers of German
American Assoc. Teachers of Spanish and Portugese
Foreign Language Teaching Forum
National Capital Language Resource Center – Resources to support teaching and learning of world languages. – Resources to support teaching and learning of world languages
Lingnet “LingNet is dedicated to supporting the members of the Foreign Language Community in their language learning and sustainment efforts.”


Music Learning Zone
Museum of Musical Inventions
Sound Lounge
Introduction to Reading Music


Absolutely ARTS Comprehensive listing of arts related websites.
The Official Louvre Site
ArtsEdNet lesson plans, image galleries, trends in art ed and art texts, forum for exchanging ideas with art educators.
The Splendors of Imperial China

Health & Physical Education

P.E. Central Lesson plans and assessment ideas. Links to fitness testing, health and interactive learning sites
Human Anatomy Online
Kids’ Health
Tobacco Free Kids