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
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.
“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
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 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
- LD Online
- IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
- Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI)
US Education Statistics
- McQuade Library
- Massachusetts Department of Education
- Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
- No Child Left Behind
- American Federation of Teachers
- Council for Exceptional Children
- International Reading Association
- National Council of Teachers of English
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
- National Education Association
- National Science Teachers Association
- Massachusetts Teacher’s Association
- Learning Disabilities Association of America
- National Council for the Social Studies