Links and resources to assist SRA teachers in their lesson plans and professional development
Last Updated: May 3, 2017
- PBS Learning Media
PBS LearningMedia™ is your destination for easy, instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos and interactives perfect for the Interactive Whiteboard, plus audio and photos, and even in-depth lesson plans. You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia™ is free for educators. Register today!
- Discovery Education
There are some great, free resources from Discovery Education available that can help teachers, students, and parents. The content and design of these resources is excellent are are great resources to help students learn.
- Share my Lesson
Over a 100,000 lesson plans and free resources. Sponsored by the AFT
- Annenberg Lerner
Free multimedia resources for teaching and learning. Videos, lesson plans, professional development and interactives are available across a range of grades and content areas.
The internet catalogue for educators. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience.
- Global Oneness Project
Interdisciplinary stories focus on global themes told with a humanistic lens. Aligned to National and Common Core Standards, the lesson plans facilitate the development of active, critical thinking and provide meaningful learning opportunities for students. Great ideas for social studies, religion or science classes.
- Project Based Learning University
Looking for to incorporate PBL in your classroom? Well, you might start at PBLU. Here, there are a variety of projects for every grade that are waiting for teachers to implement them in their classrooms. Currently, projects focus on math, ELA and social studies. Plus, PBLU offers a portal for PD classes that explore the design, management and assessment of PBL in classroom practice. Teachers can enroll in a course, but there is a limited number of spots available in each.
- Teachers with Apps
site for finding detailed reviews with images of educational apps.
- iPad as
focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments.
When the videos on YouTube don't seem quite right. Try one of these websites.
- Watch, Know, Learn
for finding educational videos for K-12
- School Tube
SchoolTube’s key value centers on the premise that all videos published on SchoolTube are moderated by locally approved educators, ensuring a trusted and safe video sharing experience. Has over 500,000 student and educator videos from across the globe.
- Next Vista for Learning
Next Vista For Learning provides a library of free videos made by and for teachers and students everywhere.
- Snag Films
SNAG FILMS believes: you should have free access to a carefully selected library of high-quality entertainment; the best recommendations come from trusted sources: friends, experts, and most importantly, you; it should be easy to discover, watch and recommend great movies; that great movies and motivated fans can change the world.
- How Stuff Works
From car engines to search engines, from cell phones to stem cells, and thousands of subjects in between, HowStuffWorks has it covered. No topic is too big or too small for our expert editorial staff to unmask ... or for you to understand. In addition to comprehensive articles, our helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively. Our premise is simple: Demystify the world and do it in a simple, clear-cut way that anyone can understand.
- KETED on demand
KET is Kentucky’s public media organization that produces digital education tools for the classroom. Videos are free to view and are arranged by subject and/or grade level
Need to communicate with all your students at once, try one of these free tools.