All things curriculum & instruction. This website includes tons of resources for all content areas as well as information about programs and resources available on campus (Achieve 3000, AVID, PLCs...). Feel free to provide any constructive feedback or to share with me some of your favorite helpful stuff with Ms Ballard.
Alliance for Climate Education's mission is to educate young people on the science of climate change and empower them to take action. By empowering youth to take action with a frame of justice and optimism, we are shifting the national discourse on climate in ways that are proven to affect public opinion and policy. https://acespace.org/
Free online presentation software
- https://www.wevideo.com/ Videos & editing, requires free account
- https://www.canva.com/ fliers, posters, brochures, requires free account, image & font library included
- google slides presentations, brochures (download the template), part of your google account
Sources for online journal articles, government documents, and notes
- https://www.base-search.net/ BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 100 million documents from more than 4,000 sources. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.
- https://www.everycrsreport.com/ The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a division of the Library of Congress, is Congress’s think tank, researching and compiling nonpartisan reports on a governmental issues. This site, with bipartisan support, make these reports available to the public. Updated regularly.
- http://www.globalstat.eu/en/HomePage.aspx From the European University Institute, this database compiles publicly available data from over 100 sources, offering statistical information on globalization, sustainability, and human development. Users can search on a range of topics including income distribution, energy consumption, water resources, dwellings, migration, land use, food production, nutrition, school enrollment, and life expectancy and create data visualizations.
- GovTrack.us Allows users to search for and track legislation being debated in the U.S. Congress. They can an set up alerts for particular bills and pieces of legislation as well as follow individual Congress members’ work on bills and resolutions, voting records, and committee work.
- https://academic.microsoft.com/ Microsoft Academic - restarted in 2016. Free public search engine for academic publications and literature.
Video sources online - streaming &/or download
- http://www.learner.org/resources/browse.html All sorts from Annenberg, including some old ITV videos.
- http://www.uwtv.org/video/ Go Huskies!
- http://mirc.sc.edu/ Moving Image Resource Collection from USC
- http://americanarchive.org/ American Archive for Public Radio - audio and video
- https://dp.la/ Digital Public Library of America - pretty much everything
- https://scetv.pbslearningmedia.org/ PBS LearningMedia has high-quality, trusted digital content and solutions that inspire students and transform learning.
- http://www.storylineonline.net/ SAG AFTRA Storyline - great children's stories read by SAG.
- http://www.sosq.vcu.edu/videos.aspx Science videos to download or stream.
- http://www.shapeoflife.org/ based on the original Shape of Life series on PBS
- http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/index.html Eyes on the Prize from WGBH supplementary materials
- http://crdl.usg.edu/ Georgia Civil Rights Digital Library
- http://15minutehistory.org/ 15 minute podcasts on historical events both large and small from UT Austin
- Middle East Explained 5-15 minute videos from John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University on current situations in Syria, Iraq, Iran and the history of these situations
Short stories online
- http://www.short-stories.co.uk/ all sorts
- http://www.americanliterature.com/ss/ssindx.html American
- http://www.readbookonline.net/shortStory/ classic
- http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/sci-fiindex.html sci fi short stories
- http://www.short-story.me/mystery-stories.html genre specific short stories