Teacher Resources


The resources below are just a few of the tools available on the Internet to help teachers and their students achieve their learning goals. 
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Docs Teach is an online tool from the National Archives designed to help teachers incorporate Primary Source Documents into their teaching. This short video introduces the program.

What is DocsTeach


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Library of Congress Teacher Database This database is searchable by State Common Core Standards, by Content Area and by Originating Organization. Check it out!



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Fine Arts ABCYA Drawing Program http://www.abcya.com/abcya_paint.htm Use this to draw and write stories. Primary (PK-2) 
General Interactive Activities Portal http://guest.portaportal.com/smartboardfun Many activities for preschool and kindergarten students. Primary (PK-2) 
General Exploratorium http://www.exploratorium.edu/ Online Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception has hundreds of online activities, lesson plans and directions for hands-on creative projects.  Intermediate (3-5) 
General WebQuest for Mathematics http://www.faculty.pnc.edu/dpratt/top20/student/webquestmath.htm Choose among these webquests to provide higher-level thinking activities integrating mathematics and technology. Intermediate (3-5) 
General Library of Congress Teacher Resources http://www.loc.gov/teachers/ This website has materials searchable by State Common Core, Content Area and originating Organization. General 
Science Science Toys from Trash http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/toys.html Lots of ways to have fun and learn from making toys! Intermediate (3-5) 
Social Studies Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum http://www.alplm.org/ Lots of resources about Abraham Lincoln and his presidency General 
Social Studies 9/11 Memorial and Museum http://www.911memorial.org/ Non-Profit organization that has lesson plans and resources to help students learn about personal and historic meanings of September 11, 2012. General 
Social Studies National Geographic Teacher Homepage http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?ar_a=1 Multimedia Lessons, activities and units by state and by standard General 
Technology and Media Google for Teachers http://www.google.com/edu/teachers/ Don't underestimate the power of Google to help you and your students find and use information resources! General 
Technology and Media Spicy Nodes http://www.spicynodes.org/ An online way to organize and present information in a fluid and engaging way. Includes suggestions for use and lesson plans for teachers. General 
Technology and Media NBC Learn K-12 http://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12 Create an account with your WESD email and use these resources for your class. General 
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