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“Here I Am” and Immigration-Themed Resources

"Here I Am" weaves the tale of a young immigrant boy’s first journey to his new home in America. From social studies, to narrative writing, to art - this contemplative, wordless picture book and additional resources are lesson rich.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia; Printable

10 Free Things for Mother’s Day

From poetry to decorative gifts and a variety of arts & crafts projects big and small, find ideas for celebrating motherhood with students at all grade levels.

Multimedia; Printable

10 Free Things for Teaching About the 2014 Winter Olympics

The 22nd Winter Olympics will be held February 6-23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Learn about the history of the Olympic Games, the sports, the athletes and more with these lessons, activities, videos and reference materials.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia

10 Things for Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is August 26 and commemorates passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting the right to vote to women. These resources help grades K-12 learn about the suffrage movement and the 19th Amendment.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia

12 Free Things for St. Patrick’s Day

Curriculum resources include videos, arts & crafts, printables, worksheets, interactive maps, and tutorials for all grade levels, and explore Irish culture, history and traditions.

Themed Package

20 Free iPad Apps for Educators

A variety of teaching and learning materials to access from your iPad.

Lesson Plan

35 Poets Read Their Work

Each entry includes a short introduction to spark student interest, questions for discussion, teaching tips, and links to standards

Multimedia

6 + 1 Trait Writing

Are you the best writing teacher you can be? These instructional materials and customized training can help improve your writing instruction and ability to help students achieve the quality of writing called for in the Common Core State Standards.

Professional Development Course

60 Student-Centered Teaching Strategies

All the strategies promote students’ literacy and critical thinking skills within a respectful classroom climate.

Lesson Plan

92Y/The Paris Review: Interview Series

This site maintains an audio and video archive of interviews with writers, musicians, artists, scientists, and experts in other fields. Teachers and students across the curriculum can find resources by keyword, topic, date, artist or speaker.

Background Reading; Multimedia

A+ Writing Research Paper Guide

This site for grade 9-12 and above is comprised of merged collections from the Internet Public Library and the Librarians' Internet Index and includes a guide to researching and writing a paper, an information search guide, and links to resources.

Background Reading

About.com: Resources for Spanish Teachers

This site offers links to free resources for Spanish teachers.

AdLit

The AdLit site offers resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12.

Multimedia

Agriculture in the Classroom

Agriculture in the Classroom supports state programs for PreK-12 teachers and their students to improve agricultural literacy.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia

American Passages: A Literary Survey

Provides professional development and classroom materials for the study of American Literature. Each of the 16 units presents literature in its cultural context and includes an downloadable instructor guide, study guide, and 30-min. video.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan

Anatomy of an Introductory Language Lesson

World language teacher Chris Livaccari presents a short introductory language lesson, with related materials on teaching languages. From the Asia Society.

Multimedia

Animoto

Students can create slideshows for free! They select the images they want and even a music track to produce 30-second productions.

Multimedia; Tool

Annenberg Learner’s Interactives

22 learning modules from Annenberg Learner provide activities that improve skills in math, science, language, history, and arts. Though a few resources are aimed at elementary students, most are intended for secondary.

Learning Game

Architect Studio 3D

Students in grades 5-8 design houses and share them with others. They explore architecture and learn about Frank Lloyd Wright's life and work while gaining practice in subject skills.

Learning Game; Multimedia

Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago offers programs and online resources for K-12 teachers and students.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan

Art Through Time: A Global View

A course for high school, college, and adult learners, including 13 half-hour video programs, a Web site with art images, accompanying text, and course guide.

Background Reading; Multimedia; Tool

Art, Big Numbers & Mass Consumption

Artist Chris Jordan creates large-scale works of art that make statements about the social repercussions of mass consumerism. Educators will find these works of art useful in helping students understand big numbers, consumerism, and conceptual art.

Multimedia

Arts Across the Curriculum

Our hand-picked resources for all grades help you integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math and science.

Themed Package

Arts Across the Curriculum, Grades 6-8

Our hand-picked resources for grades 6-8help you integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math and science.

Themed Package

Arts Across the Curriculum, Grades 9-12

Our hand-picked resources for grades 9-12 help you integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math and science.

Themed Package