New York State teachers can access a wealth of resources via this website including modules for teaching and sample curriculums.
This site was designed by the lead writers of the Common Core, is full of free content designed to help educators understand and implement the Common Core State Standards. It includes practical tools designed to help students and teachers see their hard work deliver results. achievethecore.org was created in the spirit of collaboration. Please steal these tools and share them with others.
A variety of information (from September 2013), from resources to recent articles and postings, to help you stay up to date on the standards.
Teaching Book’s database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading activities.
“Meet the Author” movies illuminate the creative process, inspiration, and stories behind award-winning books.
This interactive site is part of Teaching Books. Easily and deeply consider the complexities of the meaning, purpose, organization, life experiences, and cultural knowledge of the books you are teaching.
An extensive library of free digital media resources produced by public television, designed for classroom use and aligned to the NY State learning standards and core curricula. Create your own account and download streaming videos from NOVA and other cool resources.
NBC News offers unique collections of video resources, primary sources, historic footage, images, mini-documentaries and text resources designed for use in the K-12 classroom.
Discover the science behind the Olympic Winter Games. NBC Learn has teamed up with the National Science Foundation for this 16-part video series. Available for free to teachers. Click on “Science of the Olympic Winter Games” on the bottom right of the screen.
Well indexed streaming videos.
TeacherTube provides an online community for sharing instructional teacher videos.
Supports students in writing lab and class reports, geared toward middle school and high school students.
This site offers organized access to high-quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
This half-hour video was designed to accompany a recent exhibition at NYSCI.
Charlie and Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure offers an engaging story, seen through the eyes of Charlie, a young boy who is writing a report about his favorite bird—the kiwi. Join Charlie as he travels back in time to the age of the dinosaurs to discover the kiwi’s ancestors and evidence for how evolution works.
STEM Education Resource Center provides multimedia resources & Professional Development for PreK-12 educators.
Resources about astronomy for the classroom.
Animated, curriculum-based content for students and educators. Free Trial Available.
This site is dedicated to improving STEM education by empowering teachers with project-based lessons to teach more effectively, with inquiry-based strategies to grow their skills, and online tools to collaborate and share effective practices. Our site targets middle school teachers and focuses on environmental science.
HANDS-ON SCIENCE AND MATH ACTIVITIES
Activities based on climate science.
Hands-on activities on health and space science.
This hands-on science library represents Steve Spangler’s most requested science experiments from his weekly television appearances and live presentations throughout the country.
Activities for oceanic and atmospheric science weather, aquatic food webs and more.