Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 from American Association of School Librarians - http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-apps/2013
"The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration and are user friendly to encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013 from American Association of School Librarians - http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-websites/2013
"The 2013 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."
A PLATFORM for GOOD.ORG - A Platform for Good (PFG) is a project of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share, and do good online!
A to Z Teacher Stuff- http://www.atozteacherstuff.com
"Created for teachers by a teacher -- This site was designed to help teachers find online lesson plans and resources more quickly and easily."
American School Counselor Association - http://www.schoolcounselor.org/
"The national organization that represents the profession of school counseling."
American School Directory - http://www.asd.com
"The Internet Gateway To All 106,000 K-12 Schools."
Cable in the Classroom's home page - http://www.ciconline.org
Use it to locate video and Internet resources for the classroom. Use this address to visit CYBERSCHOOL.
Core Knowledge Foundation - http://www.coreknowledge.org
"Dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education." The Core Knowledge Foundation serves as, "The hub of a growing network of Core Knowledge schools."
Drug Prevention Resource Center, Inc. - http://www.drugpreventionresource.org
To increase awareness of problems associated with substance abuse through prevention and education to the community with a goal of reducing substance abuse.
Earth Gauge - http://www.earthgauge.net/
A free information service designed to make it easy to talk about links between weather and environment. Look through Earth Gauge Kids for quizzes, activities, tips and tools to include in your classroom weather programs.
Edzone - http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern
Technology Tips for Classroom Teachers
Electronic School - http://www.electronic-school.com/
This site offers a broad array of information about school technology issues.
Teachers.Net - http://www.teachers.net
This site offers teachers a wide variety of resources, including a job center, chat room and lesson plans.
TeachNet.org - http://www.teachnet.org
Sponsored by the AT&T Learning Network, this is the official site of Impact II - The Teacher's Network.
FIRN - http://www.firn.edu/
Funschool.com - http://www.funschool.com/
Interactive educational content from Pre-K through 6th grade.
"Keep Schools Safe" - http://www.keepschoolssafe.org
This is the web site of the initiative of National Association of Attorneys General and the National School Boards Association to help curb school violence.
Learning Network - http://www.nytimes.com/learning
"Offering the most profound resources and fostering the most active community for teachers, students and parents."
PBS Teacher Source - http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/
This site incorporates lessons plans with PBS documentaries for the classroom, plus teacher resources for every subject.
P.B.S. Online - http://www.pbs.org
This is the official web site of the Public Broadcasting System.
Sites for Teachers - http://sitesforteachers.com/index.html
"The Net's Best Source for Teachers"
The Best on the Web for Teachers - http://teachers.teach-nology.com/index.html
"The Web Portal for Educators"
Weather Wiz Kids - http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
"especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It’s also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents that gives them the right tools they need to explain the different types of weather to children."
WebTeacher - http://www.webteacher.org
This is and excellent tutorial for teachers on how to use the Internet. Starts with a primer for newcomers and moves through more complex uses including Web Page development.