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Websites for Multiple Subjects
The websites listed here are good sources for lesson plans and classroom teaching ideas in multiple subject areas. Visit the subpages if you are looking for resources for a specific subject area.
Minnesota Learning Commons--Hippocampus
Hippocampus offers free multimedia lessons and course materials to help you with your instruction, homework, or studies. Users can browse multimedia lessons or complete courses, and find help with the topics covered in popular textbooks. Mostly for secondary level.
PBS Learning Media
Pick your grade level and the top, then choose a subject area from the menu. Has lesson plans, interactive activities, videos and other resources.
Scholastic Teacher's Page
Look under "Resources and Tools" tab.
This site has lesson plans and other information resources that can be used in the classroom.
Smithsonian Institute for Educators
Browse subject areas on left side, or use search boxes to look for something specific.
FREE--Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Has over 1500 teaching resources from dozens of federal agencies.
This site is a project of a nonprofit corporation that supports the development and distribution of free open source educational resources to improve education around the world. There is a basic search box in the upper right corner, or an advanced search link on the left side.
New York Times Learning Network
Now in blog format, this includes lesson plans and other resources for most subject areas. RSS feed available.
A multi-disciplinary website with teacher resources including lesson plans, rubrics, and other tools.
Rubrics are an assessment tool commonly used by teachers, but they can be time-consuming to develop. Rubistar is a tool to help teachers create generic rubrics that can be customized to a variety of situations.
Minnesota School Districts with Online Curriculum Information
This is a sample of Minnesota school districts that have substantial curriculum information online (but the amount of information varies by school district). If you know of other Minnesota districts that make detailed information about their curriculum available to the public (curriculum maps, detailed scope and sequence, etc.), please send me a link to their website.
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