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Online Professional Resources

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Discovery Education

Flocabulary Gale Databases


RAZ Kids

Scholastic Scope

Super Teacher Worksheets

Teaching Books


eBooks for Teaching

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World Book eBooks

Includes 400+ highly illustrated and engaging non-fiction titles from the esteemed publisher, World Book.  Series include Early Peoples, Inventions & Discoveries, Biographical Connections, Building Blocks of Science, Explore the Solar System, Explore the Universe, Living Green, and more!

Rosen Learning Center

Includes eBooks on New York State history, the Westward Expansion, Ancient Civilizations (Egypt, Greece, Rome), bullying prevention, and cybersmarts, along with a recreational collection on animals and fast cars.
New content includes Ancient Chinese, Mesopotamian and Indian civilizations.

ePointPlus eBooks

Includes STEM-related eBooks on coding, makerspaces and tech careers.

Websites for Teaching

Your recommendations are welcome!

Common Core State Standards Initiative

Education World


Intervention Central (RtI)

Kathy Schrock

Lexile Framework for Reading

Library of Congress

National Geographic - Education
PBS LearningMedia ReadWriteThink

Tech Tools for Teaching

Your recommendations are welcome!









Mindfulness Resources

Child Mind Institute:
Mindfulness in the Classroom

Child Mind Institute:
The Power of Mindfulness

The Mindful Classroom

Mindful Schools

Huff Post:
The Mindful Classroom

Vanderbilt University
Center for Teaching:
Mindfulness in the Classroom

Planning a Virtual Field Trip

Education World:
"Get Outta Class with VFTs"

"Skip the School Bus: Our Tips for Planning a VFT"

Scholastic Teachers:
"Virtual Field Trips"

Teach Hub:
"How to Plan a VFT"

Virtual Field Trips

Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration (CILC)

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Education World:
Science Virtual Field Trips

Discovery Education:
Virtual Field Trips

Port Washington UFSD:
Virtual Field Trips

Larry Ferlazzo's Blog:
Best Sites to Plan Virtual Trips

MAT Blog: Virtual Field Trips for History and Social Studies

eSchool News: Ten of the Best Virtual Field Trips

Clay Middle School: Virtual Fieldtrips & Scavenger Hunts

Teaching Monster:
5 BEST Virtual Field Trips

Field Trips & Exhibits

iLearn Technology:
5 of the BEST Virtual Field Trips



Speck Library Media Center

Alison Cuyler, LMS

O'Rourke Middle School

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Burnt Hills, NY 12027

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