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ERIC (Education Resources Information Center): An online digital library for educational information and research, written by professionals.


Alternatives to Using YouTube in the ClassroomA list of educational video sites that can help with lesson planning.

Common Core State Standards Initiative: This website provides a clear understanding of what students are expected to learn so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them.

Common Curriculum: An online resource designed to help educators align their lesson plans to the Common Core standards.

DocsTeach: Find and create learning activities with primary source activities by using more than 3,000 original documents from the National Archives.

EngageNY: The go-to site for educating and learning resources designed specifically for New York teachers, principals and administrators.

FreeTech4Teachers: This blog, named 2010 EduBlog of the year is a great resource for teachers who want to stay up on the most current online resources for the classroom.

Happy Birthday Author: Creating memorable family reading experiences by celebrating author and illustrator birthdays

How To Smile: An online community of educators who have vetted over 3,000 interactive, hands-on activities.

Kids Activities: Tons of ideas for teachers and childcare professionals.

Nassau Youth Services Website: A link to the Nassau Library System’s Youth Services News and Upcoming Events.

PBS TeachersThis site provides teacher resources such as interactive media tutorials, lessons plans, and relevant professional development. Provides resources and advice for teachers to deal with plagiarism in the classroom.

Studyladder: An effective literacy and mathematics program developed by experienced educators. Daily tips and creative ideas for the busy teacher.

TEDEd: Allows educators to create and share lessons built around YouTube videos.

Wolfram| Alpha: A curated search engine that is just as quick as Google, but with much more intelligent results.


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The Bulletin

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Horn Book

School Library Journal