BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12, together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music.
Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
Quizizz allows users to find and make quizzes, interactive lessons, presentations, and flashcards for free. There are three main categories for this site which are: For Work, For Teachers, Schools & Districts.
Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.
Critical Media Project (CMP) is a free media literacy web resource for educators and students (ages 8-21) that enhances young people’s critical thinking and empathy, and builds on their capacities to advocate for change around questions of identity.
EDSITEment was created as part of a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities. It contains resources designed to help teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality K-12 humanities education materials in the subject areas of history and social studies, literature and language arts, foreign languages, arts, and culture. The top of the site has links to three categories: Lesson Plans, Teacher’s Guides, and Media Resources.
This site contains a collection of lesson plans that users can find by browsing the subject heading links (which include Arts, Science, and Mathematics). It was found and maintained by the National Council for Open Education, a non-profit organization.
Edutopia's foundation is dedicated to transforming K-12 education so that all students can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives.
This site is described as a place to find practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard which is mean to allow students to study at their own pace both in and outside of the classroom. The topics include math, science, computer programming, history, art history, and economics.
The Lucas Education Research's site is guided by the idea that sustaining transformative change through rigorous project-based learning can only happen via teachers and students. Their design-based research approach centers on teachers’ needs and their involvement as essential partners in a variety of classroom and community settings.
This is the Classroom Resources section of National Geographic’s website. Visitors here will find lesson plans, maps, and reference resources. There is also a link to their free all-digital format version of the Explorer Magazine.
This site has several resources and appears to be divided into four categories: Discover, Create, Share, and Learn. According to its description, the Learning Lab has “thousands of examples of resources organized and structured for teaching and learning by educators and subject experts.” There is a section under the “Discover” category designed for Educators.
Discovery Education provides compelling high-quality content, ready-to-use activities, useful teaching and assessment tools, and professional learning resources to give educators everything they need to facilitate instruction and create a lasting educational impact in any learning environment.
This site hosts a number of Science-related videos and other forms of multimedia that can be found and viewed through searching. It is maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information.
HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animation, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. Their mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.
This a site that PBS uses to link to local new or radio stations (such as KCPT) to provide resources linked to local audiences. These resources include a wide variety of videos that can be viewed by visitors.
This is a section of YouTube where a number of educational videos are kept under certain subject headings, such as Understanding Autism and The Science of Amusement Parks. The videos are from all sorts of sources with some of them marked “verified.”