Teacher Resources

There is a growing bounty of teacher resources.  Here are some of my favorites that address several content areas and a variety educational topics within their pages. For specific teacher resources for Math, Reading, and Writing, please follow the appropriate links. Updated regularly as I discover them. As the internet is always changing, some links may die.  Please email me when dead links are found.  Thanks.                                                                      Websites
http://www.infohio.org/; Resources all content areas.  May require a password for entry.  Most schools have password.  Speak to your librarian.
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/; Resources all content areas. 
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/; “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.” 
http://www.edutopia.org/; 20 years and still going strong for professional development.  Look for blogs on the latest, best, researched practices in education. 
http://www.funderstanding.com/v2/; For professional development on basic educational theory and lesson ideas for physics. 
http://www.colorincolorado.org/; Professional development in ESL.
http://www.teachercreatedmaterials.com/; Look for supplemental resources.
http://www.tolerance.org/; For teaching tolerance. 
http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/ Has videos for every content area.  Requires a subscription, check with your librarian.
http://www.teachertube.com/  A you-tube like site with videos for every content area that are made by teachers.
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Record and edit sounds for free.
http://www.edhelper.com/ For worksheets.
http://www.ohiotreasurechest.org/ An online collection of thousands of websites which are high-quality, teacher-reviewed, interactive, and free. Each website is aligned directly to the Ohio Academic Content Standards in math, science, language arts, and social studies, and ready for use in your classroom.
http://www.zamzar.com/; Have a video on You Tube that you would like to use, but You Tube is blocked.  Use Zamzar at home to download the video to your USB drive, so you can take it to school.