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The best books, printables, lesson plans, activities, videos, and other FREE stuff for your classroom.
Providing high-quality personal finance materials for K-12 educators, students and parents, Finance in the Classroom is the place to help you prepare students to be money smart.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 6:24 pm
From the Smithsonian Design Museum, the Educator Resource Center at Cooper Hewitt offers extended K-12 lesson plans in all subject areas. Browse, search, and sort!
Posted: January 11, 2018, 6:52 pm
From the Cornell College of Ornithology, here's an interactive site that teaches adaptation and evolution as it takes grade 6-8 science students through stages of bird evolution.
Posted: January 9, 2018, 6:32 pm
5-12 science learners explore the exciting world of fusion science through these fun educational resources. They'll journey inside a plasma-confining tokamak, control plasma experiments online, use the physics modules, and more!
Posted: January 5, 2018, 6:42 pm
Here's a collection of interactive, online lessons about technology, computers, and society. Detailed strategies are written for the teacher and students can work the lessons in class, during free time, or even from home.
Posted: January 4, 2018, 11:47 am
From the Annenberg CPB Math & Science Project, Teacher's Lab offers professional development resources to help educators develop more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge with their students.
Posted: January 4, 2018, 11:25 am
The mission of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is to integrate art into the lives of people. Integrate art into the lives of your learners with the Museum's K-12 cross-curricular lesson plans.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:18 pm
Explore this suite of teaching tools that are designed to introduce students of all ages to the life and legacy of one of America’s most remarkable founding fathers.
Posted: December 6, 2017, 8:15 pm
InVenture challenges students to identify real-world problems and design solutions through analysis, creativity, and the scientific method. It also strives to broaden participation in STEM by bringing authentic experiences to K-12 students and teachers.
Posted: December 5, 2017, 8:10 pm
Here's a podcast that takes statistics out of the classroom and into the practice of science and other fields as varied as sports and psychic phenomena.
Posted: December 5, 2017, 2:26 pm
Recent studies find a correlation between physically fit students and academic achievement and test scores. This list of (physical) activity breaks can be used at any point during the class period at your discretion.
Posted: November 30, 2017, 12:30 pm
The Zeno Toolbox offers tools and resources designed to help build a positive math culture that encourages kids to be confident and curious.
Posted: November 29, 2017, 2:51 pm
World History Sources provides scholarly reviews of online primary source archives for teaching high school world history, guides, case studies, videos, teaching sources, and more.
Posted: November 27, 2017, 9:00 pm
K-12 students learn about the bold and brilliant ideas scientists and marine biologists have to rescue corals and coral reefs from disaster.
Posted: November 20, 2017, 8:33 pm
Explore interactives, videos, images, and more for k-12 science learners in Koshland Science Museum's Multimedia Gallery
Posted: November 16, 2017, 3:43 pm
This website supports 5-12 educators with a prolific and growing repository of current, professionally vetted, and unbiased civics, law-related education, and government lesson plans and materials.
Posted: November 9, 2017, 2:23 pm
A prolific set of resources spotlighting the efforts of men and women during WWII with meaningful battle memorials, powerful stories and engaging 6-12 classroom activities.
Posted: November 6, 2017, 8:23 pm
Here's an interactive mystery and a science lesson wrapped up in one uniquely fun activity.
Posted: November 6, 2017, 2:38 pm
Compiled for Duke University’s Environmental Justice Workshops held in 2012, these K-12 lesson plans explore privilege, poverty, consumption, access to nutritious food, pollution, and sustainability.
Posted: October 30, 2017, 12:46 pm
ArtsNow wants to help you integrate the arts and innovative practices into your curriculum with these professional development and teacher resources.
Posted: October 26, 2017, 5:28 pm
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