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4Teachers is committed to empowering learners of all ages through innovative technologies. We focus on instructional Web-based resources, professional development, program support, scaleable online assessment, and assistance for special needs.
Annenberg Learner uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools.
Best of History Web Sites
Best of History Web Sites is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.
Biology teacher resources
Certification Requirements for 50 States
University of Kentucky links to certification requirements.
Discovery Education Lesson Plans
Free lesson plans written by teachers for teachers.
EDSITEment! The Best of the Humanities on the Web
EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies.
A complete online resource that educators could visit each day to find high-quality lesson plans and research materials.
Edutopia is a website sponsored by George Lucas to encourage authentic and engaged learning. The collection includes videos, lessons, and teacher blogs that can serve as a resource to novice teachers.
KIDS Count Data Center
Explore hundreds of measures of well-being for kids across the nation, or in your state, city, or community.
National Museum of American History
The National Museum of American History collects and preserves more than 3 million artifacts—all true national treasures.
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Educational Resources
This site is an excellent starting place for accessing information, data, and lessons related to the atmospheric sciences.
News Literacy Project
The News Literacy Project (NLP) is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age.
New York Times Learning Network
Includes news and lesson plans.
Created by ISKME, independent nonprofit institute helping the education community collect and share information.
ProCon.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Our purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We research issues that are controversial and important, and we present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.
Educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home.
Science for Kids
Science Kids is the home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world.
Learn more about the amazing world of science by enjoying our fun science experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, videos & science fair projects.
Teachers' Resources-National Archives
Teach with documents using our online tool. Locate teachable primary sources. Find new and favorite lesson plans, and create your own activities for your students.
Nonprofit video showcase of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools.
Thomas B. Fordham Institute
The mission of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Washington, DC, is to be the "leading source of analysis, commentary and purposeful action in pursuit of educational excellence for every child.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics
This is "the primary source for cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories." (Quote is from the website itself.)
What Works Clearinghouse
Our goal is to provide educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions" (What Works Clearinghouse).
AERA American Educational Research Association
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
E-Books on Education Statistics
Click on the Columbia College link to go to the full text.