Where can I find the "best of the web" for educators?
What's the best place to start looking for educational websites?
Where can I find the best websites in my content area?
Have you ever felt like you just go from one "links site" to another and never reach any quality information? If so, you need to locate a quality education portal that will take you directly to good informational and instructional materials.
Use the following links on this page to explore educational web resources:
- Starting Points and Portals
- Subject Directories and Thematic Starters for Educators
- Subject Specific Resources
The star indicates a great website.
The following resources are the best for educational information and resources.
A to Z Teacher Stuff
Resources for teachers on themes, lesson plans, printables, tips, and articles. Lots of annoying ads.
Printable pages and worksheets. Lots of annoying ads.
Great subject areas resources and materials for teachers and children.
Cable in the Classrom
Lots of great resources for education including articles and resources to go with cable television.
Sections for parents and teachers, kids, teen. Also games, reports and project ideas. Optional membership. Lots of annoying ads.
Discovery School from
Lessons, teaching tools, curriculum center, and homework helpers. Lots of annoying ads.
Lots of great resources including 42explore, Teacher Tap, Literature Ladders, Activate, and Naturescapes.
Resources for different areas of education. Lots of articles and features. Areas including lesson planning, administrator's desk, technology, school Issues, and more.
Resources and tools for collaboration.
Resources for children on a wide variety of topics. Lots of annoying ads.
Materials by grade level. Also materials for teachers and parents. Optional membership.
Links to resources and ideas for collaborative learning.
High School Hub
Online learning center including homework help, learning activities, and resources.
Sections for elementary, middle, and high school.
Resources by subject area.
Public library kid's section.
PBS Teacher Sources
Resources for teachers including lessons and activities.
Links to Storyplace and many other grade resources for kids and teens.
Lots of resources for K-6. Lots of annoying ads.
Student, teacher and parent sections.
Supplementary, standards-based, and web-delivered units of instruction. Many broken links.
Teaching Ideas for Primary Teachers
Resources for young children.
Classroom resources, professional resources, and other information.
Teachers resources and links. Lots of annoying ads.
Lesson plans, thematic units, and more. Lots of annoying ads.
Lesson planning and activities across subject areas.
Some free, some membership.
Thirteen Ed Online
Lesson plans, educator resources, and links.
Subscription Portals - must subscribe
- Alfy - some without subscription
- Classroom Connect
- Headbone - some without subscription
- Learning Planet - some without subscription
Higher Education Resources
Links to resources.
ERIC Higher Education
Resource guides, lesson plans, and question archives.
Resources for faculty and students.
The following links are great for subject area exploration.
Resources for nearly 300 topics
ALA's Great Web Sites for Kids
Starting points for kids.
A K-12 resource with over 24,000 reviewed resources.
A to Z Themes and Thematic
Blue Web 'N
An online library of 1800+ outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, r, the resources are no longer being updated.
Community Learning Network
Access nearly 6000 annotated links to educational sites. However some resources are not being updated.
Discovery Education Homework
Great homework help and links to for kids.
Educational Hotlists from
Annotated websites for education.
Hundreds of standards-based thematic lists
Search engine for lesson plans and educational resources.
Homework Center from Multnomah
Many pathfinders (Internet resources only)
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators from
Resources by subject area as well as related topics for educators.
Themes in alphabetical order
Government resources for youth organized by grade level.
Library of Congress
Thematic materials by events, people, places, time, and topics for digital library collection
Library Link from
Search for topics by key words.
Library Portals for Children and Young Adults
Links to libraries with good links.
Links to all kinds of resources.
Surfing the Net with Kids
Great links for kids. Lots of annoying ads.
Thematic Units from
Organized by grade level, K-5, 6-8, and 9-12
Focus on Children
Education Place from
Materials for grades K-6
Lots of K-5 topics
Grades 3-5 Themes
Resources on many themes (updated recently)
Grades 3-5 Thematic Units
Many resources on themes
K-3 Themes from
Lots of primary grade themes
Designed for K-1
Perpetual Preschool Themes
Popular preschool themes
Focus on Young Adults
Middle School Pathfinders from
Web links for many subject areas.
Cary Academy Library
Explore social studies topic web pathfinders
Tolland High School
Web subject guides
Web Sites from
Lawrence High School Library
Many great starting points for lots of topics.
A k12 math and science teacher center. Subscription service.
From Lang to Lang
Resources for language.
Literary Resources on the Net
Links to literary resources.
Web English Teacher
Great starting points for English and Language Arts
You'll find that many of the education portals provide contain similar links. Rather than keeping all these links, consider those specific pages that might be useful.