TeachEngineering

The TeachEngineering digital library is a collaborative project between faculty, students and teachers associated with five founding partner universities, with National Science Foundation funding. The collection continues to grow and evolve with new additions submitted from more than 50 additional contributor organizations, a cadre of volunteer teacher and engineer reviewers, and feedback from teachers who….

EDSITEment | The Best of the Humanities on the Web

EDSITEment is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities. EDSITEment offers a treasure trove 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. All….

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations

Free educational simulations covering a diverse topics designed by the University of Colorado available in various languages. PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to ensure educational effectiveness. These tests include student interviews and observation of simulation use in classrooms. The simulations are written in….

BioDigital Human: the Body in 3D

BioDigital Human moves learning beyond textbook diagrams and the life-sized skeleton in the corner of the science classroom! This tool is an interactive 3D environment providing a stunningly realistic way to examine the human body. Students can explore and manipulate the 3D images as they zoom in and out of the various layers of anatomical….

Anybody can learn | Code.org

Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such….

WhatWasThere – Put history in its place

WhatWasThere ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past. The WhatWasThere project was inspired by the realization that we could leverage technology and the connections it facilitates to provide a new human experience of time and space – a virtual time machine of….

HSTRY for Education

HSTRY is a digital learning tool that enables teachers, students and historians to create and explore interactive timelines. Using a platform designed to mimic social media, HSTRY presents content in a format that is easily understood, engaging, and familiar to the 21st century student. With HSTRY, teachers facilitate discovery as students explore primary sources, create….

Knowmia – Technology for Teaching. Made Simple.

Search thousands of tutorial videos on any subject from the worlds best teachers. Before you know it, you’ll know it. Knowmia is a web destination for learning that features short video lessons from great teachers everywhere. By bringing together a wide range of video lessons, we help you convey challenging subjects, prepare you for an….

AASL Best Sites for Teaching & Learning

The 2015 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. Media Sharing Standards for the 21st-Century Learner 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge….

California Open Online Library for Education

The three State of California Higher Education Systems are working together to provide you easy access to quality FREE and OPEN eTextbooks that everyone and anyone can use for teaching and learning. Make a difference with your students by making sure they all have access to course materials on the first day of class and….

MERLOT II – California State University

MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. Search peer reviewed open educational resources (OER), create Course ePortfolios, Bookmark Collections, and Learning Exercises, and build your own learning materials with our Content Builder. The MERLOT project began in 1997, when….

Ask an Astronomer | Cornell University

Since they first stepped out of the proverbial cave, humans have always been intrigued by the beauty and wonder of the night sky and the almost infinite possibilities of space. Indeed, astronomy is both the closest and the most distant science from common experience. Every curious person who gazes at the night sky becomes an astronomer, and yet….

Smithsonian Education

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) uses all the Smithsonian offers to empower learners to explore their own interests and collaborate with others to bring ideas to life. We create models and methods that make the Smithsonian a learning laboratory for everyone. We provide extensive digital access to Smithsonian collections, programs, and….

PBS LearningMedia

Learn how you can tap into America’s #1 Educational Media Brand for access to thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources, compelling student experiences, and professional development opportunities. Source: PBS LearningMedia..

List of All NASA projects for students K-12+

  For the projects listed below, click “Find out more” for further details and contact information. A Aeronautics Academy [Students Higher Education] [Available: Nationally] This U.S. college student opportunity offers intense training in aeronautics that includes research, leadership development, and broad exposure to the nation’s aeronautics enterprise. Find out More Airborne Research Experiences for Educators….

MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Courses

“The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.” – Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering Unlocking Knowledge MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent….

Poetry 180 | The Library of Congress | Billy Collins

Poetry can and should be an important part of our daily lives. Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed. Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy….

Annenberg Learner

Advancing Excellent Teaching in American Schools Annenberg Learner uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. It is part of The Annenberg Foundation….

Annenberg: Physics for the 21st Century

Explore the frontiers of physics research with the scientists on the front lines in this 11-unit course in modern physics for high school physics teachers, undergraduate students, and science enthusiasts. Dark matter, string theory, particle accelerators, and other big topics in modern physics come together in this 11-part multimedia course for high school physics teachers,….