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Educator Resources

4Teachers.org: Teaching with Technology

4Teachers.org works to help teachers integrate technology into the classroom by offering online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate and create ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use.

A-Z by Topic

The C of IDEAS has assembled information pertaining to a number of important areas and have organized them in alphabetical order through keywords and terms.

Awesome Library

A library in the sky that brings information to students, teachers and librarians.

Autism Classroom Resources

This website is a blog where educators and interested individuals can learn and share ways to effectively educate youth.

Bright Hub Education

This website gives a short and to-the-point definition of a mild intellectual disability and background information about individuals in the classroom setting. There are links on this website about classroom management and ideas for lesson plans that go along with the Common Core Standards.

Bucket Fillers

The "Bucket Fillers" team is described as a dynamic group of experienced, certified teachers and counselors whose mission is to create a world of bucket fillers. They do this through school assemblies, staff trainings, adult seminars, keynote addresses, and classroom resources, all based on their book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids. "Bucket fillers" are those who help without being asked, give hugs and compliments, and generally spread their love and good feelings to others. The simple metaphor of a bucket helps even preschoolers understand the importance of consideration and love, particularly towards those who bully.

Do 2 Learn

This website for educators provides free guidance regarding various activities, as well as advice relevant to classroom practices. This website gives an overview and furnishes strategies related to disabilities, academics, social skills, behavior management, and picture cards. Additionally, this website offers products to purchase.

Edutopia: What Works in Education

This website presents information on an array of topics and has several resources.

Evidence-Based Practices

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC) has a webpage dedicated to addressing the following questions: What are Evidence-Based Practices (EBP)? and what EBP have been identified?

News for Your Classroom

This website is designed for either an educator, parent or student, and the view can be changed depending on who is accessing it. The website brings you to the current affairs homepage and it can be navigated to other magazines based on grade level and content. This could be used as a supplement to social studies, science, math, and especially language arts.

Interactive Sites for Education

This site is tailored for elementary students, specifically for grades K-5, but still contains a plethora of information for students and teachers. The interactive activities vary, but many of them have audio and visual aids. Some of the sites include written and oral directions, allowing many students to access them with ease. This website offers links for school subjects, teachers, and resources for ELLs.

International Children's Digital Library

The ICDL offers thousands of online books in 73 different languages, many of them having an auditory feature. This website allows for teachers and students to gain access to stories, folktales, non-fiction texts, and more--all for free.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

NAEYC is dedicated to improving the wellbeing of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.

National Association of Special Education Teacher (NASET)

The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is a national organization dedicated solely to meeting the needs of special education teachers and those preparing for the field of special education teaching. Several resources are available.

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

The NCTE site contains curriculum ideas for teachers, resources for parents, and information on English language standards.

PBS TeacherSource

PBS TeacherSource combines lesson plans and online activities found elsewhere on PBS Online with original activities and professional development opportunities. PBS TeacherSource materials are developed by trained and practicing educators.

Special Education Needs

This website does not require a membership, and it has many resources. There are free printables for content area subjects, such as science and math, but there are also printables available for communication aids, visual aids, and more. There are also free software downloads for assistive technology, subject areas, arts, sensory, social, and emotional programs.

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.

SVSU Disability Services Universal Design

The resources found at this site are for designing courses and programs so that the largest number of people possible are included in learning experiences and environments.

Teachers Network

Teachers Network is a nationwide, non-profit education organization that identifies and connects innovative teachers exemplifying professionalism and creativity within public school systems. Over 40,000 public school teachers have received Teachers Network grants and fellowships in the areas of curriculum, leadership, policy, and new media.

Teacher Vision

This website offers various resources for teachers, including behavior management techniques, curriculum strategies, and other materials for special educators. Many of the resources are free online, but an individual could also sign up for a membership for a yearly fee. The website divides contents into grade level, subject areas, teaching strategies, and lesson planning ideas.

Teachers Pay Teachers

This website provides many templates, graphic organizers, and worksheets to use in the classroom and when planning lessons. It has resources to use for any subject at any grade level and everything submitted is from other teachers that have implemented the resources in their own classroom.

Zunal WebQuest Maker

This site offers thousands of free WebQuests for teachers and students, as well as allows teachers to make their own WebQuests.