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Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

GPB Education United Streaming
http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm
Full videos and video clips are available at this site. It's an excellent resource for all types of interesting academic information. You will need a log in and password (that I can't publish here), so stop by the media center or email us.  It's worth it!

Professional Development Collection
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zbpd
This resource includes over 500 journals covering the most current topics in education. You will find journals on education research to help with research projects and papers; journals for specific groups, such as Gifted Child Today and High School Journal; subject-specific journals, such as History Teacher and Science Teacher; and journals for administrators, counselors, and even school board members. Database Title Lists: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists.php

ERIC (at eric.ed.gov)
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zeri
You will find literature on any topic in the education arena. Journal content is included, some of it in full text. Non-journal materials are a real bonus in this database. It also includes lesson plans, technology plans, books, reports, and much more.

ERIC (at EBSCOhost)
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zber
In this version of ERIC, you will find links to the full text of journal content indexed, but not always available in full text at the eric.ed.gov site. This version is updated quarterly, so it may not always be as current as the above version, but it may include the full text of an article that isn’t included there.

APA Style Guide from Owl at Purdue
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
If you need help formatting and citing your paper for grad school in APA, this is a good resource. But don't forget, EasyBib will also guide you through this using APA as well!

Free Resources for Educational Excellence
http://free.ed.gov/
This website presents a wealth of information, videos, animations, primary documents, and photos for all subjects.

PBS Teachers
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/
So much to find here! Also, check out the "Activity Packs" to the right. You can also visit their site for digital content for teachers too: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

Read, Write, Think
http://www.readwritethink.org 
If you need tips for helping students think critically, read critically, and write effectively, this site has a wealth of information. From lesson plans to an extensive list of websites for different topics and academic disciplines, this site is too rich to pass up.

The Learning Network
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/
Hosted by the New York Times and Merriam's Webster Dictionary, Word of the Day, provides a word of the day, and references its uses in the New York Times. Also includes many other useful tools for educators.

4Teachers.org
http://www.4teachers.org 
4Teachers.org is a free, multifaceted site that includes a variety of fast, easy-to-use tools for teachers and students. Among the website's offerings are the popular RubiStar and QuizStar, as well as links to professional development research and WebQuests. A separate registration is required for each Star tool.

Google for Educators
http://www.google.com/educators/
Google provides this free site for educators which offers a teacher's guide to 12 Google products as well as a teacher's newsletter and other educational resources.

RubiStar
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.shtml
RubiStar is a tool for teachers to create rubrics without starting from scratch. Rubrics are available on a variety of teaching topics and are customizable. RubiStar can also analyze data for an entire class to determine problem areas, and teachers can return and edit their rubrics at any time.