Updated 02/24/11

NEW SMART BOARD DOWNLOADS
Download Toolkit BETA - a must have for classrooms
Quick Reference Guide - for Toolkit Beta
Smarttech.com Training Center Material

SMART BOARD SITES  
Tequipment's Educator Resource Center  
Interactive White Board Lessons

Eastchester Interactive Whiteboards
Frederick County Public School Smart Board Lessons 
Wichita Public School Smart Board Lessons
SMART Educator Resource  
Eastchester - General Information

Eastchester - Lessons Activities
SMART Board™ Interactive Whiteboard Learner Workbook

PLAGIARISM
Cheating 101-Papermills and you 
Detecting plagiarized papers
 
Plagiarism Detection Sites
Plagiarism.org
Plagiarism Stoppers

PODCASTING IDEAS
Podcasts Yahoo.com Getting Started
What is Podcasting Anyway?   
5 Little Lady Bugs Podcast  
The Ant and the Chrysalis, an Aesop’s Fable
Lakeland Central School District Ed.tech Podcasts 
Learning in Hand Creating Podcasts
New York State Podcast Institute casts-Summer 2006
Jane Keyes Podcast Resources 
Radio WillowWeb 
Mabryonline
Find a Podcasts
PocoPods

TEACHERS & EDUCATION & LESSON PLANS

4 Teachers 4teachers is a free web publication for K-12 classroom teachers including case studies about successful integration of technology into learning.
Academic Earth offers video lectures from elite universities, and it allows viewers to grade the professors. Academic Earth also offers a “Playlists” feature based around themes such as “Laws of Nature,” “Wars Throughout History,” or “You Are What You Eat.”
BlueWeb'n an incredible searchable database of rated sites
BrainPOP 
Center for Problem Based Learning Problem Based Learning research, information, exchange, teacher training and curriculum development in K-16 educational settings.
Classroom Connect provides resources for teachers to launch Internet projects and so much more.
Concord Consortium is a nonprofit research and development firm that offers free courses for math and science teachers through the International Netcourse Teachers Enhancement Coalition.
Curriki  helps connect educators, parents, and students in the development of curriculum and other educational materials. With its open-source curriculum format, Curriki allows anyone to post their teaching ideas for others to view, download, use, reformat, and reshare.
CyberSchoolBus   United Nations Global Teaching and Learning Site.
Edsitement from the National Endowment for the Humanities - Best of the Humanities on the Web: great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language
Education World

Education Week on the Web
The Educator's Reference Desk Lesson plans and general education resources.
Enchanted Learning
E-PALS Classroom Exchange./
ERIC
ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
Exploratree Create "thinking guides" using Exploratree's endless options. You can fill in the guides online or print them out for student use--both options offer the option to save your work for future use. Thinking guides are divided into five broad categories for use by educators and students: map your ideas, solve problems, explore, analyse (they're British!), and different perspectives.
Filamentality
FREE   Federal Resources for Educational Excellence, is a U.S. Department of Education website that compiles free teacher resources available from dozens of federal agencies. Educators can sign up for the FREE RSS feed, which notifies users when new resources are added. Otherwise, they can browse by topic, from music history to life sciences.
Funbrain.com/ Featuring over 30 games - all free. The teacher's lounge is the place to stop in for a tour of the Quiz Lab.
Global School Net Global School Net has interactive projects to advanced learning.
The Global Schoolhouse
I*earn links teachers and students in global Intenet exchanges.
Information Literacy on the Net 
The Internet Schoolhouse
The Jason Project Are you looking for a way to connect your students with great explorers and great events in Science? You do not have to look any further than The Jason Project! Their free online curriculum is designed primarily for the middle grades but can be adapted to fit any grade level.
Kathy Schrock's Guide
Kathy Schrock's Guide-Critical Evaluation Surveys
K-12: Table of Contents
Library of Congress for teachers highlights ready-to-use classroom materials that are aligned with state standards and take advantage of the Library’s primary sources. It includes access to primary source sets around topics such as U.S. presidents; short facts or activities for class starters, such as “Today in History” and everyday science mysteries; themed lesson plans for dozens of topics; and even professional development curriculum.
Marco-polo
NASA for educators The NASA for Educators page includes featured articles with information about NASA’s various missions; image galleries on a wide variety of topics; information about NASA careers, internships, fellowships, and scholarships; NASA-produced multimedia materials; and more. An Education Materials Finder will help teachers locate NASA resources that can be used in the classroom; users can search by keywords, grade level, product type, and subject. With hundreds of publications and websites indexed, the finder is the best way to locate NASA educational resources, the agency says
National Archives Teachers' Resources offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
National Science Digital Library The National Science Digital Library is the nation’s online library for education and research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It provides free math lessons and activities aligned with the Math Common Core Standards, as well as STEM-related blogs and other free teacher resources and lesson plan ideas. Targeted for K-12 teachers, higher-education professionals, and librarians, NSDL also provides science literary maps and iTunes multimedia files.
netTrekker  log in 
Number and Operation Concepts

Online Education & Teacher Information: Academic Info is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Our mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers).
PBS Teachers  Online professional development, TV programming and multimedia web content, lesson plan ideas, and ways to connect with other educators are all things featured on the PBS Teachers page. The website also features news and and webinars for teachers to view.
Scholastic Teacher
Teachers' Domain offers free digital media from public TV broadcasters for educational use. Users can search for materials via individual state standards, Common Core State Standards, or national standards from different organizations. Website users can create online profiles in order to share the resources they have learned for a particular lesson with others.
Teachervision.com 
TEACHERS HELPING TEACHERS
teAchnology provides free and easy-to-use resources for teachers, including “Teacher Timesavers” to help educators better organize. The site also features 42,000-plus lesson plans, 9,000 free printable worksheets, rubrics, teaching tips, web quests, and other free teacher resources.
Thinkfinity is a free digital learning platform from the Verizon Foundation that offers comprehensive teaching and learning resources created by content partners such as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the International Reading Association, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, the National Geographic Society, and more. Its content includes interactive student games, lesson plans focused on various themes, education blogs and online discussions, and much more.
Scholastic Place
Students of the World offers many free services for students & teachers, Penpals, Cultural information (geography, statistics, pictures, schools...) about ALL countries of the World, Educational games ...
US Department Education Publications in ERIC
Virtual Manipulatives

PHOTO SITES
Adobe Kids Club
Adobe Education Curriculum Exchange - not just photography, writing activities and others
Kodak Tips for Photographers

STATE AND COMPANY RESOURCES
McGraw-Hill School Division Home Page
New York State Education Department New York State Education Department Find the latest curriculum information at NYSED.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
AASA AASA, American Association of School Administrators
ACEI  Association for Childhood Education International
AERA American Educational Research Association
AFT American Federation of Teachers
ASCD  Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
CEC CEC, Council for Exceptional Children
CUE Computer Using Educators
CoSN CoSN, Consortium for School Networking
Computer Learning Foundation Computer Learning Foundation
IRA International Reading Organization
ISTE International Society for Technology in Education
MENC Music Educators
NAESP National Association of Elementary School Principals
NAEA National Art Education Association
NAGC National Association for Gifted Teachers
\NCSS National Council for the Social Studies
NCTE National Council of Teachers of English
NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NEA National Education Association
NSBA National School Boards Association
NSTA National Science Teachers Association
PTA National Parent Teacher Association

REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL LABS
Regional Educational Laboratories are research and development organizations supported in part by the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Each has the goal of applying research to improving schools. Each lab has a specialized area of research.

AEL Appalachian Educational Laboratory, Specialty: Rural Education
LAB at BROWN Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory at Brown University, Specialty: School Reform and Professional Development
LSS Laboratory for Student Success, Specialty: Urban Education
MCREL Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory, Specialty: Curriculum, Learning and Instruction
NCREL North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, Specialty: Technology
NWREL Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Specialty: School Change Processes
PREL Pacific Resources for Education & Learning, Specialty: Language
SCRTEC Southern Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium is working to assist in integrating advanced technologies in K-12 educational settings, includes a searchable index as well as a link to 4teachers.
SERVE Southeastern Regional Vision for Education, Specialty: Early Childhood Education
SEDL Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, Specialty: Language and Cultural Diversity
West-Ed Specialty: Assessment and Accountability and Cultural Diversity

 

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