General Resources



  • Movie Worksheet Database
    • Movies guides created for teachers by teacher for a variety of movies and clips
    • Topics range from Technology to History to Geology

  • Google for Educators
    • All things Google
    • Tools, classroom activities, and other stuff all using Google Apps!!

  • Tech Tip Tuesday
    • Tons of resources, especially for using free Google tools, some curriculum ideas included
    • Also includes a section about teaching students how to search using Google (some cool tips!)


  • Webquest.org
    • A great place to find, create, and share webquests

  • Teachnology
    • An oldy-but-goody
    • Includes non-tech resources too
    • Free and easy to use rubric maker for your projects
    • Lesson plans, webquests, and more


Science Resources


  • Science Case Studies
    • Huge collection of case studies
    • Searchable index
    • Many use Personal Response Systems to get student input
    • Also has case studies on other topics such as journalism, economics, and geography
    • You have got to check this one out!

  • PhET
    • Excellent online simulations for math and science
    • Has a searchable index of activities created by teachers using the simulation

  • Try Science
    • Activities, field trips, and information about most of the science museums in the U.S.
    • Teacher page with curriculum ideas as well as professional development

  • Science Friday
    • Includes podcasts, videos & so much more
    • Teachers Talking Science section has activities to get students excited about science


  • e! Science News
    • Latest science news, searchable by subject & search the archives

  • Chemistry Clip Collection
    • Clips of various chemical rxn demos
    • Many of these are demos that could not be conducted in a high school classroom because of safety or materials
    • Might be a good resource for flipped learning

  • Science Hack
    • A search engine for science video clips on the web
    • All have been screened by scientists for accuracy and quality


  • Steve Spangler Science - Sick Science Videos
    • Very short clips of various demos
    • Use these demos/clips to:
      • Begin class with a discussion
      • Allow students to pick a demo, conduct for classmates, and explain the science behind
      • Show students a demo without all the mess and prep
      • Show students a demo that you might not have the materials or safety precautions to attempt in classroom

Math Resources


  • GeoGebra
    • Free software for teaching and learning math
    • Tools for elementary through college level

  • Cool Math
    • "An amusement park for math and more"
    • Makes math fun!
    • Help for teachers and students...algebra, trig, calculus and beyond
    • Math puzzles and more

  • FunBrain
    • Math (and Reading games) for K-8

  • Math Goodies
    • Lesson plans, webquests, games, articles and more
    • A homework help link for students, answers from volunteer educators

  • MathActive
    • Flash animated math modules for geometry
    • Resources divided by grade; K-12

  • MathTV
    • Math learning videos by topic
    • A few practice problems are explained for each topic in a short video lesson


Language Arts Resources


  • Google Lit Trips
    • Awesome lesson plans incorporating Google Earth to teach literature
    • You can create your own too

  • No Fear Shakespeare
    • Takes Shakespeare and puts into modern day language that students can understand
    • iPhone app for this too!


Social Studies Resources