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"Welcome to Classroom Resources--a diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers, their students, and students' families. Materials are arranged by subject area to help you quickly find resources in your interest area, and then use them to create lesson plans or at-home activities."
provides free resources for teachers, parents & students, including lesson plans for K-5, 6-8, 9-12 for science, technology, social studies, math, and language arts.
Virtual Field Trips: Science & Engineering -- Social Studies -- Literacy -- Math
"FCIT (the Florida Center for Instructional Technology) and ETC (the Educational Technology Clearinghouse) provide digital content, professional development, and technical services supporting the appropriate integration of technology into K-12 and preservice education."
The Lesson Plans archive is arranged by subject: The Arts, Health & Safety, History, Interdisciplinary, Language Arts, Lesson of the Day, Math, PE & Sports, Science, Social Science, Special Ed & Guidance, Special Themes.
"Our classroom materials are designed in a modular system, with activities as the base unit. An activity will fill one class period, while a lesson (a collection of activities) can fill up to a week of class time. Units (collections of lessons) are designed for longer periods of time."
"A wealth of digital tools support inquiry-based learning and active engagement to spark creativity and curiosity. The Smithsonian Learning Lab allows you to create personal collections and individualized educational experiences. The digital Game Center of the Smithsonian Science Education Center offers fun experiences for the young STEM learner. Smithsonian's History Explorer offers hundreds of free, innovative resources for learning about American history."
"WatchKnowLearn has indexed approximately 50,000 educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 5,000 categories. The videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom, as well as parents and students at home 24/7."