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From the site: "Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement."

Integrate books across the K-12 curriculum with TeachingBooks.Net author programs and materials.

Free Sites

Cool Tools for Schools

Web 2.0 tools for educators.

Free Ebook Sites

From the site: "It’s hard to find good, legal reads online – unless you know where to look. There are several sites that offer classic out-of-copyright writing, or publishes new e-books online as promotions. If you know where to look, you can feast on these completely free Ebooks for all the time you’ve got, and today is the day we’ll show you where to look."

MindShift: How we will learn
From the site: "Technology is revolutionizing the world of education – replacing familiar classroom tools and changing the way we learn. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions – covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research, education policy and more. The site is curated by Tina Barseghian, a journalist and mother of a grade-schooler."

National Writing Project

From the site: "The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation's educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners."

New York Times Learning Network

"Teaching and learning with the New York Times." Includes CCSS lessons

Teaching with the Library of Congress
From the Library of Congress Blog: "Discover and discuss the most effective techniques for using Library of Congress primary sources in the classroom. Teaching strategies, outstanding primary sources, lesson plans, teacher resources, and current thinking on effective classroom practice are all open for discussion. The Library of Congress has millions of primary sources available for free online. Teaching with primary sources is powerful way to help students engage with content, build their critical thinking skills, and construct knowledge."