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Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature
Their mission is to preserve the richness of the many cultures in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Further, our mission is to provide children, teachers, parents, educators, students, and librarians access to multicultural children’s books with high literary and artistic standards.
About Education - Elementary Education
Elementary education teacher resources
U.S. Department of Education
Information on the U.S. government's policies and resources related to education. Most interesting are the links in the Teaching Resources and One-Stop for Lesson Ideas sections.
Education World: A Teacher's Best Friend
The goal is to "make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom."
Common Sense Media
This is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children. For educators, the site offers a range of digital literacy curricula and professional development offerings.
George Lucas Educational Foundation. Encourages innovation in schools and offers free instructional modules. Of special interest are the areas on teacher preparation and technology integration.
Interactive guide to learning disabilities for children, teachers, and parents.
PBS Teacher Source
Thousands of articles and activities.
Provides elementary, middle school and high school educators with ideas, classroom activities, and student readings to foster critical thinking on solving current social issues.
Library of Congress designed site of classroom teacher resources such as lesson plans, classroom activities, primary sources, and professional development.
Teachers.teach-nology.com - Best on the Web for Teachers
Online lesson plans and links to other teacher's tools and resources.
An online community site to share instructional, educationally relevant videos.
Usable Knowledge - Education Research Harvard
Education topics and current issues for leaders in the field.
Interactive games and activities for young children.
Smithsonian - Learning Lab
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access created the Smithsonian Learning Lab to inspire the discovery and creative use of its rich digital materials—more than a million images, recordings, and texts. It is easy to find something of interest because search results display pictures rather than lists.