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Links 4 Teachers



Below you'll find a list of links by subject area.  Jefferson M. S. does not guarantee the content of these websites.



ELECTIVES

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A lifetime of art: studying, creating, learning art and art games.
Lesson plans, galleries, exhibitions and more...
This site will translate words for free from English to 7 other languages.
This resource for journalist and aspiring journalists includes resources & links for students & teachers.
Resources for layout designs, writing and more for journalism and yearbook.
You and your students can do amazing things with music. Access interactive games, musical excerpts, interviews and videos and compose with easy tools.
Learn about the science behind different sports
Online version of the Louvre Museum
Free educational resources for everyone! All good content backed by National Content Subject Areas.

ENGLISH/READING

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An index that references 100s of ideas for grammar, writing, and principles of composition.
Great lesson plan sites for English teachers.
Explore the parts of speech, sentences, style guidelines, usage, punctuation, spelling, and more
A membership organization of literacy professionals.
For those days when you have a few extra minutes to do 'fun' things with your kids.
Lesson plans for language arts teachers
This group is a place to ask questions, exchange ideas, and suggest resources for the teaching and learning of reading & language arts.
A searchable database of lesson plans and website by grade level.
National Council of Teachers of English Homepage. Tools & resources specific to English teachers.
Purdue University's online writing lab. Choose from handouts/ materials, Internet resources, workshops & presentations, and Writing Lab & OWL information.
Providing Educators and students to the highest quality practices and resources in language arts instruction. (Thinkfinity T2 day done last year - great online and interactive resources plus lesson plans)
Teens blog about their favorite books.
Discover classroom-tested teaching resources created by educators.
Links to sites about grammar and parts of speech.

MATH

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Basic math skills with interactive practice, explanations of the topic, & challenges on every page.
Allows you to ask or browse different math questions & answers.
Math challenges for families.
Sponsored by Thinkfinity - math lessons & online interactives - approved by NCTM. A T2 training day was done last year on this - all liked it!
Our library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.
The mission of this website is to advance excellent teaching in American schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning.
Great lesson plan sites for math teachers
edHelper.com is dedicated to providing teachers a single shop for educational resources - scroll down. Lots of great resources!
Created for middle school teachers: A direct path to selective online resources for instruction and professional development from the National Science Digital Library. Enter each subject pathway below to browse a list of topics and take an in-depth look at teachable concepts in science and mathematics.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership and professional development to support teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students.
A resource for teachers and parents who have questions about teaching mathematics.

SCIENCE

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BiologyBrowser offers access to evaluated and curated digital resources of interest to the scientific researcher.
A variety of chemistry topics - matter, elements, atoms, math, & reactions.
Use live data to check the weather in space, and learn how it can affect us here on earth.
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere. They have 900+ videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and finance.
Created for middle school teachers: A direct path to selective online resources for instruction and professional development from the National Science Digital Library. Enter each subject pathway below to browse a list of topics and take an in-depth look at teachable concepts in science and mathematics.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"
An interactive journey through modern physics! Have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th Century science and high-tech devices.
Links to genetics & biotechnology web sites that are enjoyable to both kids & adults! Use examples for class focus questions.
An online interactive science lab report generator - simple to use.
An online community demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education.
Great lesson plans for science teachers!
Providing a wealth of resources for K-12 science educators, Science NetLinks is your guide to meaningful standards-based Internet experiences for students.
Science Songs for Kids, Earth Science Songs, Space Science Songs, Weather Songs, Space Songs, Earth Songs, Animal Songs, Songs for Teaching Science, Teaching Science Songs

SOCIAL STUDIES

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Designed to provide support for elementary, middle, and high school history teachers, this site makes the entire American Memory collection at the Library of Congress available for classroom learning.
Facts and history of and relating to the CIA.
The world's largest and oldest living history museum tells the story of our nation's struggle to achieve freedom and equality.
A premier source of classroom tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students.
A searchable database of lesson plans and websites by topic and grade level.
Great History lesson plans!
For students, teachers, and lovers of history
More than 10 million primary sources online.
The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.
Your gateway to innovative, standards-based online resources for teaching and learning American history, designed and developed by the National Museum of American History.
Xpeditions is home to the U.S. National Geography Standards—and to thousands of ideas, tools, and interactive adventures that bring them to life.