Selected Education Websites

Education Web Links

Websites you may find useful for curriculum planning and general information – not to be confused with authoritative education databases.

Children’s and Young Adult Literature

American Library Association (ALA)
The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. It promotes the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.
International Reading Association
World’s leading organization of literacy professionals. Resources include lesson plans, reading lists and professional development.
Library of Congress
More than 10 million primary sources online.
Massachusetts Reading Association
Promotes reading and writing for all learners through professional development and advocacy.
National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA)
This website has links to “Literacy Corner” a resource for teachers of young children; and “Professional Development” for improving literacy teaching and learning.
Children’s Picture Book Database at Miami University
Provides access to over 5,000 children’s picture books that can be used in designing curricular units for K-12 students. Brief abstracts, as well as keywords, aare included for each title.

Math & Science & Social Studies

Math Goodies
Math help–K-12 activities.
NASA Kid’s Club
“Games and activities designed to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematical concepts to students in kindergarten
to grade 4.” NCTM Bulletin 

National Geographic Education “National Geographic Education” brings geography, social studies and science to life. Using real-world examples and National Geographic’s rich media resources.

New York Times Learning Network  This website contains current news articles with related lesson plans, as well as current news “conversation starters”, crossword puzzles, science Q&A, who’s who & what’s what and “on this day”

Instructional materials and more 

PBS Teachersource

Sponsored by PBS this site touts education’s best resources by curricular subject, topic, grade level and standard; in-depth online professional development through PBS TeacherLine; details on PBS station outreach activities in your community; and much more.

Puzzlemaker

“A puzzle-generation tool for teachers, students, and parents. This site allows you to create customized word searches and crossword or mathematics puzzles using your own word list.” NCTM News Bulletin

ReadWriteThink

Partnered with the International Reading Association, National Council of  Teachers of English and Verizon Thinkfinity this website provides educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

Edutopia

Edutopia is a trusted source shining a spotlight on what works in education. We show people how they can adopt or adapt best practices, and we tell stories of innovation and continuous learning in the real world. ~from website

 

Learning Disabilities

US Education Statistics

School Psychology

Local Resources

Professional Organizations

Teacher Test Information

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