Recommended Resources

Virtual Field Trips

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

Ball State University's field trips program: Archived virtual field trips, such as visiting the Grand Canyon and the Grand Tetons, walk in history. Teachers must enroll their class to get access. ... Read More

Online Resources for ELL Learning Support and Special Needs

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

LDonline: tells of modifications, many articles on ways to help or understand those with learning disabilities or special needs Enchanted Learning Dictionary: choose a topic, shows pictures an... Read More

Online Help with Standards

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has math standards for pedagogical reform NCTE and IRA standards for English Language Arts ThinkFinity.org  has lesson plans and standard alignm... Read More

Online Resources for Pennsylvania History

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

ExplorePAHistory.com: This site is packed with dozens of stories about Pennsylvania (arranged by topic), lesson plans for teachers (organized by historical time periods), and information about his... Read More

Online Resources for Art

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

Met Museum: click on the Collections tab, then "The Collection Online" to see many of the works of art Google Art Project: collection of images from museums around the world; create your own co... Read More

Online Resources for Math

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

Math League: math contests, grades 4-12 MathFax:  math contests, grades 3-12 Math.com:  the math world online Metric Conversion Tools: online calculators for metric conversion Math ... Read More

Online Resources for Lesson Planning

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

Teacher Vision: lesson plans, graphic organizers, section on adaptations and modifications Teachers.net: Lesson plans and ideas from teachers; search by grade level or subject area, chatboard... Read More

Online Resources for Speech

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

American Rhetoric: text, audio, video speeches of historical figures and on current events History.com/speeches: collection of audio and video speeches, by theme and period The Guardian has... Read More

Reading/Language Online Resources

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

MySpellIt: “Words You Should Know,” commonly misspelled words, word lists, and exercises to go with words WordCentral: an online student thesaurus, has a spelling robot. SparkNotes Clas... Read More

General Teacher/Student Online Resources

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Curricular

Discovery School’s Puzzlemaker: Online tools for creating various types of word and number puzzles for students to do EducationOasis.com: tips, graphic organizers EducationNation.com: n... Read More