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Education Subject Guide (archived): Best of the education web

Resources for research in the field of education

Links to education resources

Education websites

Vermont Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education

Action BiosciencePromoting bioscience literacy, from the American Institute of Biological Sciences

ADL Curriculum Connections Anti-bias lesson plans and resources for K-12 education from the Anti-Defamation League

Annenberg Learner
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum.  A variety of rich resources.

Best Evidence Encyclopedia: Empowering educators with Evidence on Proven Programs, from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education's Center for Data-Driven Reform in Education (CDDRE)

Coverdell World Wise Schools"Enrich K–12 students with the dynamic cross-cultural classroom materials, literature, videos, lessons, ideas, and services provided free by the World Wise Schools program."  From the Peace Corps.

from the National Endowment for the Humanities, "for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies."

Education World

Edutopia from the George Lucas Educational Foundation, “what works in public education."  "Connecting with people improving education."

ESLgold: English Study and Learning Materials - "Government Information for Kids, Parents and Teachers" (A portal to resources for kids from federal agencies and more)

The Literacy Web from the University of Connecticut

NOVA Education – From the public television series NOVA and the Teachers Domain.  Offers a broad range of science resources designed to bring science, engineering and technology “to life.”

OER Commons, a place to find and share open educational resources

PBS Learning Media Multimedia resources and professional development opportunities for educators.

The ten Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) are sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.

Science Netlinks from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Smithsonian Education

Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Research and resources for school reform.

What Works Clearinghouse, "sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, provides educators, policymakers, researchers, and the public with a central and trusted source of scientific evidence about what works in education."

Lots of links

Other websites' or libraries' collections of Education links


Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning from the American Association of School Librarians

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything

Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE) (Cornell)

Websites for Educators from Harvard's Graduate School of Education. An extensive list.

Special education resources

Includes: CAST: Center for Applied Special Technology
Resources for learning about and implementing Universal Design for Learning

LD OnLine, "the educator's guide to learning disabilities and ADHD," "seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD."

Professional associations

See this guide's list of
Professional Associations

Government resources

See this guide's page on
Government Resources




WatchKnow. Collects “all the best free educational videos made for children” and some for parents and teachers too.

Learning Zone Class Clips from the BBC

Science Boot Camp – Video presentations from Science Boot Camp 2010 at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Topics include genetics, climate change, remote sensing.

Websites for your students

Cool Science for Curious Kids from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Resources compiled after Ferguson, Missouri events

Lists, with links, of a variety of resources to help us understand and talk about racial issues brought up by the violence and protests in Ferguson, Missouri with the shooting by a police officer of an unarmed teenager.


How to Teach Kids About What's Happening in Ferguson from the Atlantic Magazine

Ferguson Infoplaylist, compiled by librarians at Towson University