TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Education Resources for Teachers K-12


Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids---Includes resources for teachers.
Census in Schools---Material for activities involving use of the census.
Children's Literature Web Guide
Columbia Education Center
Discovery Education ---From the Discovery Channel, ideas to enhance learning for parents, teachers, students.
Education World---A mega site offering information, resources, and links to assist educators.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse---(ENC Online)  For math and science education.
History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web--- Designed for high school and college levels.
Kids.gov --- The official kids' portal to the U.S. government.
LD Online ---  Created by The Learning Project at WETA in association with the Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities.
LessonPlanZ.com---Comprehensive site for many useful resources.
Math Forum---Comprehensive resource for math education assistance for prekindergarten through college.
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning---Private, nonprofit organization to improve education through applied research and development.  Provides products and services, primarily for K-12 educators, to promote best practices in the classroom.
National Science Digital Library ---A digital library of "exemplary resources collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels." 
New York Times Learning Network---Student Connections includes news summaries, a daily news quiz, science Q & A, and much more.  Teacher Connections includes lesson plans, this day in history , and other resources.
PBS Teachers  - Resources for the classroom and professional development
ProTeacher Community --- Extensive collection of links, blogs and chats. 
RAND---Nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.  Many education reports available free online.
SchoolMatters---Research information about public schools and compare schools at the local, state, and national levels.
Smithsonian Education --- Lesson plans, background information and more from the Smithsonian Institution.
SuccessLink:  Linking Educational Innovators across Missouri---Sponsored by DESE this site includes lesson plans, job vacancies, and much more.
Teachers.net---A mega site with lesson plans, chat boards, live meetings, etc.
Verizon: Thinkfinity --- Literacy, education, technology.  Formerly MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom
Web English Teacher --- Claims to offer the best of K-12 English/Language Arts online teaching resources.
What to Expect your First Year of Teaching ---A document which is the result of focus group discussions that the U.S. Department of Education facilitated with winners of the 1996 Sallie Mae First Class Teacher Awards.

 

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Daisy Rearick, Reference Librarian for Education
(660) 785-4048
drearick@truman.edu

 

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