In the digital age, it’s becoming more complex to keep up with the growing universe of the “information highway.” Even though it’s growth can sometimes make it a bit difficult to keep up with, it has certainly heightened the way we share and view information. The classroom can now be a virtual learning playground students. There are now a slew of valuable resources available on the web to enhance the ways students learn and how teachers learn to teach. Check out this list of some great websites helping educators everyday.
The Teaching Channel
Excellent teachers from across the nation share their effective practices through video on this site. Take in any short visual on anything from the Common Core to calculus to learn how to better engage your students.
This website is both an educational news source and database for effective digital technology. Dig into this site for webinars, grants, new technology, the Top Site of the Week and much more.
This lesson plan based database site is among the best. It pulls its content from learning language arts sites like ReadWriteThink, math from NCTM, science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and more.
Not only is the museum a great learning opportunity for students, it’s website offers amazing resources for educators. Lesson plans, virtual tours of their latest exhibits, and the opportunity to connect with experts in the field are all available on their website.
To better understand the Common Core, this website is here for you. It provides a basic summary of what the standards represents and showcases how the standards were implemented and the realistic expectations of what’s needed for students to succeed.
As the world becomes more technologically accessible, it’s important to know the best resources out there to help your students achieve. If you know of any more great websites or resources for teachers to use, please feel free to let us know in the comments section below. Also check out some more useful websites here.