Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) - the mission of the AECT is to provide leadership in educational communications and technology by linking professionals holding a common interest in the use of technology and its application to the learning process.
Awesome Library - includes professional and administrative resources.
Connecting to the Classroom – Wisconsin Historical Society – a one-stop resource to connect teachers with relevant and useful educational materials on the Wisconsin Historical Society’s web site. The portal is organized by the topics that are specified in the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for American and Wisconsin history.
CyberBee - This is Linda Joseph's well-known site for K-12 educators and the online home of her World Link Newsletter.
EdHelper.com - 10960 Lesson Plans, 1223 WebQuests, 5000 Free Worksheet Generators, 1600 Word and Critical Thinking Problems, Exams and Puzzles for Standardized Tests.
Edinformatics Lesson Plans Page - a lesson plan search tool.
EDSITEment - a constantly growing collection of the most valuable online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages.
Education Index - guide to the best and most useful education-related sites on the Web.
Education World Search Engine - a comprehensive search engine and directory focusing solely on education. Also includes a subject listing, online forum, latest education news, and lengthy site reviews.
Education World's Teacher Resources : Lesson Plans - lesson plans under 18 subject categories.
ESchool News Online - an online newspaper for K-12 school technology decision makers.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - more than 30 federal agencies formed a working group to make hundreds of federally supported education resources available at this Web site. Subjects include Arts, Educational Technology, Foreign Languages, Health & Safety, Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, and Vocational Education.
Free Worksheets - 2000+ free worksheets under the following categories: Phonics, Mathematics, Language Arts, Science, Geography, Social Studies, Sentences and Writing, Ages 3 to 6, Reading, Activities, Miscellaneous, Thinking Skills, and Kindness to Animals. Primarily elementary materials.
From Now On - educational technology journal which supports engaged learning.
Global Schoolhouse - connect with other classrooms around the world, find interesting global learning projects, and build, promote, and conduct your own original projects.
History Matters – designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. history courses. This site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers useful materials for teaching U.S. history.
Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections - a free service to help teachers link with partners in other countries and cultures for e-mail classroom pen-pal and project exchanges. Currently, more than 7,650 teachers are participating in 82 countries.
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) - ISTE's mission is to help K-12 teachers and administrators share effective methods for enhancing student learning through the use of new classroom technologies.
K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center - funded by the National Science Foundation to inform and assist schools and districts as they select and implement standards-based mathematics curricula.
Library in the Sky - this site sponsored by the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory is a database of interesting and useful educational Web sites for those involved in education. You may search all of the Web site, or limit your search by teacher, student, parent or librarian, or by the following departments: Art & Music, Early Childhood Education, ESL, Foreign Languages, Health, Language Arts, Library, Math, P.E., Science, Social Studies, Special Education, Technology and Vocational.
Math Forum - extensive resources and links for mathematics education.
Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) - a private non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve education through applied research and development. McREL provides products and services primarily for K-12 educators to promote the best instructional practices in the classroom.
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) - social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of NCSS is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) - NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. It provides a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) - dedicated to improving mathematics teaching and learning from preschool through postsecondary school. It is the world's largest mathematics education organization.
National Geographic.com - National Geographic's Geography Education Web site features online activities, printable maps, free, printable lesson plans, a network of educators, calendar of events, educator-tested products, news story of the day, and television programming.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) - the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. This site includes NSTA recommended websites, the NSTA Science Store Online, National Science Education Standards (full-text online) and the Toshiba/NSTA Laptop Learning Challenge - teaching science, math and technology with laptop computers.
New York Times Learning Network – a free service for students in grades 3-12, their teachers and parents. The site is updated Monday through Friday throughout the year and includes top stories, a news quiz, and crossword puzzles. Students can also submit a letter to the editor, as a reporter a question, expand their vocabularies, practice their verbal test-taking skills and take a Web Exploration on a variety of topics. Teachers can access daily lesson plans and the latest education news from the newspaper.
PBS Education Wisconsin - The PBS Wisconsin Education team creates and curates great educational resources, while connecting with Wisconsin’s most valuable resource – teachers. Our network of resource developers, teaching and learning advisers includes partners like PBS, but more importantly, it includes innovative educators and organizations throughout Wisconsin – a network that grows stronger with every project and idea. Join us!
Portalwisconsin.org – devoted to Wisconsin’s culture, arts, humanities and history
Puzzlemaker - a site that allows you to create puzzles and games for your newsletters, flyers, handouts, and classroom assignments.
Science and Math Lessons Index – created by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement at the Illinois Institute of Technology, this site contains lesson plans under the following headings – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.
Teachers.Net Lesson Plan Exchange - a resource that gives teachers access to the best lesson plans on the Web.
U.S. Department of Education - includes funding opportunities, student financial assistance, research and statistics, news and events, programs and services, publications and products, and links to other sites.