Free Things for Educators - Brought to You by NEA
The best books, printables, lesson plans, activities, videos, and other FREE stuff for your classroom.
Students in grades 5-12 learn firsthand how society and environment are affected by global warming and how to help people make better decisions regarding all the complicated issues surrounding climate change and energy use.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 1:28 pm
These free multimedia curriculum resources can help you integrate digital and media literacy into your curriculum
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:47 pm
Using Jonathan Bird's Blue World in the classroom is easy with amazing study guides and resources for educators.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 10:12 pm
Inside Science provides reliable science news that can be used to support lessons in grade 6-12 classrooms. Browse resources under these headings: creature; culture; Earth; human; physics; space; sports; technology.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:55 pm
This website provides teachers with hands-on experiences in various arts disciplines to connect the arts to their own content area in ways that address innovation and increased engagement in K-12 classrooms.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 8:24 pm
"Begin in delight, end in wisdom" is Learn's motto. Learn is The Poetry Foundation’s revised and expanded set of resources for K-12 students, parents, and teachers of poetry.
Posted: September 27, 2017, 3:51 pm
Here is a high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 2:42 pm
This website offers K-12 lessons specifically designed to highlight the math expectations of college- and career-ready standards.
Posted: September 18, 2017, 8:24 pm
Hands-on activities are invaluable in engaging students in exploration and scientific investigation. These activities are designed to help students learn about nanotechnology while supporting the California Science Content Standards.
Posted: September 15, 2017, 7:40 pm
Observed around the globe annually on September 21, the International Day of Peace is dedicated to the absence of war and violence. Use these resources to teach about peace, conflict, and justice.
Posted: September 12, 2017, 8:32 pm
This website has teaching resources for K-8 teachers in the sciences, including lesson plans, videos showing examples of experiments, interactive learning resources, and information on science standards.
Posted: September 12, 2017, 4:53 pm
These lessons and resources will help provide age appropriate K-12 context for examining events before, during, and after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Posted: September 8, 2017, 8:56 pm
These lessons and resources provide an overview of Korea’s long history and context for understanding today’s headlines.
Posted: September 7, 2017, 5:03 pm
This collection of more than 5,000 historic maps representing many different time periods can be used for classroom presentations, student websites, displays, bulletin boards, and printed school reports.
Posted: September 6, 2017, 7:07 pm
A prolific collection of tools for K-12 teachers and students to enhance math lessons, activities, assessments, and presentations.
Posted: September 5, 2017, 8:06 pm
Celebrate the richness of Hispanic culture! Share books and learning opportunities that provide valuable insight into the history of Hispanic heritage and get students thinking about the many contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans.
Posted: September 5, 2017, 7:21 pm
Here is a prolific collection of science and technology activities for grades 3 - 8 in robotics, biomechanics, materials science, and more.
Posted: August 31, 2017, 7:13 pm
Use these FREE resources to inspire all K-12 learners with open, creative mindset mathematics.
Posted: August 29, 2017, 1:30 pm
Earth science is emerging as a demanding high-school science course that prepares learners for informed citizenship. Use these resources to help students explore skills that enable them to evaluate scientific findings for themselves.
Posted: August 24, 2017, 5:53 pm
The K-12 teacher resources from Hot Science - Cool Talks bring leading scientists and their research to your classroom!
Posted: August 24, 2017, 4:04 pm
Here is a collection of profiles for students in grades 5-8 that highlights the work of women scientists in technology, astronomy, medicine, and biology.
Posted: August 24, 2017, 1:54 pm
Sally Ride EarthKAM (Earth Knowledge Acquired by Middle school students) is a NASA educational outreach program that enables students, teachers, and the public to learn about Earth from the unique perspective of space.
Posted: August 3, 2017, 11:34 am
Bring the learning opportunities of the Smithsonian into your classroom with this dynamic website. Discover, create and share the prolific K-12 resources in the Smithsonian Learning lab.
Posted: August 2, 2017, 8:53 pm
Founded on the belief that all students must have access to to high-quality STEM education, STEMpact provides assistance to educators and school administrators though a summer training program and ongoing STEM workshops.
Posted: July 29, 2017, 5:28 pm
Engaging lessons written by teachers and classrooms tested. Submit your own classroom tested Rubik's Cube lessons!
Posted: July 29, 2017, 5:00 pm
Master teachers share their methods for managing productive and engaged classes.
Posted: July 29, 2017, 4:02 pm
These are free online multimedia workshops and resources for developing mentors and school leaders.Take the workshops online or download the materials to use as resources for your workshops!
Posted: July 29, 2017, 3:19 pm
Cult of Pedagogy is a vibrant, encouraging, stimulating community of teachers, supporting each other toward excellence. It's run by a team of educators who are, in their words, 'committed to making you more awesome in the classroom'.
Posted: July 29, 2017, 2:59 pm
Water is unique and vital to all life on Earth. These resources for K-8 science learners cover water basics, properties, cycle, surface water, groundwater, quality, and use.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:39 pm
From classroom management to working with parents, lesson planning to learning environments, this compilation of blogs, videos, and other resources provides an array of tips and advice for teachers just starting out.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:56 pm
This virtual field trip takes students through each of the 50 states to visit engineering projects. The resource could support social studies or STEM classes.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:51 pm
The PictureSTEM Project includes instructional units for K-2 classrooms that use an engineering challenge and picture books as supports for learning science, mathematics, engineering, computational thinking, and reading.
Posted: July 13, 2017, 6:53 pm
Developed to help combat Tennessee’s rising incidence of Type 2 diabetes, these lesson plans can help you incorporate physical activity into every subject.
Posted: July 10, 2017, 7:27 pm
The Idea Library is chock full of great early math teaching ideas. Focusing on K-3, teachers can keyword search or filter resources by type, grade, foundational math concept, and common core concept. Resources can be printed, emailed, and posted.
Posted: July 10, 2017, 3:03 pm