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Teacher Resources

Immediate Aids for Educators

Corona's Online Catalog Search CdS Library for books and AV items
EBSCO Professional Resources Database of articles from professional journals
Backflip Create annotated bookmarks to sites that students will use
(Obtain teacher password from librarians)
RubiStar Write a rubric quickly and easily that can be saved and printed
TrackStar Set up online lessons for relevant web sites for classes
QuizStar Set up online quizzes for students to take and review
Turnitin Have students submit papers for plagiarism check (See librarians for instructor access)
Criterion Have students submit papers for complete writing analysis and receive detailed feedback (See librarians for instructor access)

Arizona Department of Education

AIMS Information Information regarding AIMS testing and results
Arizona Department of Education Information on education in Arizona, including school report cards
Arizona Academic Standards Arizona K-12 content standards for subjects
Arizona Dept. of Ed. Links Links to educator resources provided by the AZ. Dept of Education

Library of Congress

American Memory Digitized collection of still and motion pictures depicting life in America - good primary resource
America's Story Stories of America's past
Exhibitions Online galleries
Thomas U.S. Legislative Information
Global Gateway World Cultures resources from the Library of Congress  

Literacy, Educational Research, and School Grants

AskERIC Search for educational abstracts and journal articles
Center for Media Literacy
Information Literacy Standards Focuses on skills literacy skills needed for a global media world (Adobe reader 6.0)
School Grants Information on locating and applying for grants Gazette Features education news, commentary, teaching tips, pedagogy, inspiration, humor, and more 

Communications and News Media (Print, Television, and Digital)

CNN Interactive CNN's education news and related resources
Arizona Central Arizona Republic's website; includes links to almost everything about Arizona
KAET Arizona's educational channel
Discovery Channel With links to other educational channels
Travel Channel

Teacher Tools and Lesson Plan Sources


A&E Classroom Teacher resources provided by A&E
Cable in the Classroom Online A multitude of educator ideas
CNN Lessons Archived lesson plans in all subject areas
Education World References, links and lesson resources
Educator's Reference Desk Lesson plans and resource guides
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators Links to sites for all curricular areas and a multitude of tools for teachers
ArtsEdge The arts as a core subject area in grades K-12
EconEdLink Economics education, grades K-12
EDSITEment Links for literature, foreign language, social studies, and humanities
Illuminations Math and math standards, K-12
Read, Write Think Reading and language arts standards, lessons, and web links
Science NetLinks Science subjects, K-12
Xpeditions Follows national geography standards
New York Times Lesson Plan Archives Great lesson plans and ideas for parents
Teaching Intelligently Teaching tools for 21st century literacy and curriculum
Tools for Collaboration Provides tools for inquiry, thinking, resource collection, and alternative assessments 

Clipart for Educators (Always read and follow the "terms of use" for each site)

Pics4Learning Donated photographs and clipart

Copyright Information for Educators 

Copyright and Plagiarism Explains copyright laws and their implications for educators
Is Fair Use a License To Steal? Applies the fair use guidelines
Copyright Information for Audio-Visual Materials Copyright information for video, audio, and digital items
Copyright Resource Center for Music Educators Assists music educators with copyright searches and permission forms
Copyright Laws for Drama Educators A complete explanation of copyright law for all individuals in theater

Look at Student Creations 

ThinkQuest Web sites created by students for students
Dan Brugger,
Feb 23, 2012, 7:24 AM