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Blue Web'n (link)

Blue Web'n is an online library of 2147 Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (tools, references, lessons, hotlists, resources, tutorials, activities, projects).

Education World (link)

A complete online resource where educatorscan find the lesson plans and research materials.

Filamentality (link)

Filamentality is a fill-in-the-blank tool that guides you through picking a topic, searching the Internet, gathering good Internet links, and turning them into online learning activities. For Teachers (link)

Teacher Guides & Activities

TrackStar (link)

TrackStar is your starting point for online lessons and activities.

Google For Educators (link)

Here, you'll find a teacher's guide to Google Tools for Your Classroom. And to spark your imagination, you'll find examples of innovative ways that other educators are using these tools in the classroom.

National Education Association (NEA) (link)

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3.2 million members work at every level of education-from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

North Dakota Education Association (link)

To stay on the cutting edge in professional development, NDEA helps members do even more effective jobs when working with students. Check out the NEA web site at for the newest professional development concepts.

Language Arts Resources (link)

All BPSD_LangArts's resource link items.

Math Resources (link)

All BPSD_Math's link resources.

Science Resources (link)

All BPSD_Science's resource link items.

Lexile (link)

Use the Lexile reading measure to match reader ability and text difficulty.

Big6 (link)

Developed by educators Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. The Big6 is an information and technology literacy model and curriculum, implemented in thousands of schools - K through higher education. Some people call the Big6 an information problem-solving strategy because with the Big6, students are able to handle any problem, assignment, decision or task.

Lexile Framework for Reading (link)

Search title or author to find a book's Lexile Ranking.

The Lexile Ranking provides a common, developmental scale for matching reader ability and text difficulty.

The Lexile Framework Source measures comprehension of vocabulary and sentence structure.

RubiStar (link)

RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics.

RubiStar: Customizable Rubrics (link)

List of customizable rubrics by subject.

Teaching Resources from the Classroom of Laura Candler (link)

A virtual File Cabinet collection of blackline masters and activities created and shared by Laura Candler.

Education World (link)

Education World is a resource that includes a search engine for educational Web sites only, a place where educators can find information without searching the entire Internet; original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts; site reviews; daily features and columns; teacher and principal profiles; Wire Side Chats with the important names in education; employment listings.

Internet4classrooms (link)

Helping teachers use the internet effectively.

Big 6 Presentation (link)

An information problem solving strategy presentation.

The Big 6 Kids (link)

These pages lead kids through the 6 step information process. Specific sections for grades K-2, 3-6, and 7-12 are provided.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education (link)

The Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting (CEEP) is part of the the Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. CEEP provides publications and information to the worldwide early childhood and parenting communities.

4Teachers (link)

This site helps teachers locate & create ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics & classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use. Discover professional development resources addressing issues such as equity, ELL, technology planning, and at-risk or special-needs students.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators (link)

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

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