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Resources for Faculty

 

 

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Region IV - Professional development and resources.
 
Sail On - "Subject Area Interactive Lessons Online" - collaborative effort of 9 local districts featuring interactive lesson support.
 
American Library Association's Great Websites for Kids (Middle School) Sort by subject/topic or grade level. Simply awesome!
 
Common Sense Media - Trusted reviews of movies, television, books, games, apps and websites, plus digital citizenship lessons and resources.
 
Edutopia - Professional community sharing cutting-edge research and resources to improve education. 
 
 

Language Arts and Social Studies

 
TeachingBooks.net provides multimedia connections and resources to books and authors used for content and leisure reading. Create educator log-in using staff e-mail.
 
Bluebonnet Resources for Teachers Classroom support for Bluebonnet selections and student reading.
 
readwritethink Classroom resources and professional development from the International Reading Association and the NCTE.
 
EDSITEment!  "The Best of the Humanities on the Web". Lesson plans, student resources, primary sources and more.
 
Best of History Websites. Award-winning site with over 1200 websites with links to lessons, activities and more, created by EdTech Teacher Resource.
 
Handbook of Texas Online. A comprehensive resource from the Texas State Historical Association.
 
The Portal to Texas History.  A digital collection of Texas History from Texas State Library.
 
Digital History. An ever expanding digital collection of documents and images. curated by the University of Houston.
 
 

Math and Science 

 
100 Websites for Science Teachers. A plethora of links organized by topic/subject.
 
KHAN Academy. Learning support in math, sciences and humanities with over 4,500 videos and skills practice.
 
NCTM Illuminations. Resources for teaching math, including lessons, online activities and web links.
 
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives.  Virtual math activities in English and Spanish, from Utah State.
 
NCES Kids' Zone. Games, quizzes and interactive skill-building for math, probability, graphing, and more.
 
Science News for Students. FREE, online magazine providing age-appropriate topical news from all fields of science for learners and educators.  
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