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The SJND Miller Library's mission is to provide you with diverse resources to meet your information needs and curiosities; empower you to take initiative in furthering the depth and breadth of your education; teach you how to locate, access, evaluate, use, and properly cite information sources; and help you become a compassionate, discerning, and self-directed lifelong learner.
Best of History Websites
"Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more."
"a free webinar series from the Harvard Graduate School of Education that responds to the dramatic changes in the field of education in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic"
"Working to improve public schools with resources, tools, and solutions for teachers, administrators, and parents."
Free Tech for Teachers
Award winning tech resource sharing blog
Resources on Developing Resilience, Grit, and Growth Mindset
"Resources related to building the skills young people need to confront adversity, cope with challenges, and persevere to attain goals."
"TeachThought seeks to innovate education through the growth of outstanding teachers."
Catalog for interlibrary loans. "WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide."
Assessment & Curriculum Tools
AP Central Course and Exam Pages
"In this area you will find teaching tips, information, resources, and other helpful content for every AP course."
"From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology."
Civic Online Reasoning
"The COR curriculum provides free lessons and assessments that help you teach students to evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world."
"Since 1994, the Concord Consortium has been developing open educational resources that expand and deepen STEM inquiry with technology. These scientifically accurate models and activities have been funded by the National Science Foundation."
"The online tool for teaching with documents, from the National Archives"
Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools
Reviews and tips for using formative assessment tools and more
"Create and share collections of free K-12 web resources to personalize learning."
History-Social Science Project
Lessons and strategies also included in the National Humanities Center open digital library.
Resources for civic education. "iCivics offers a range of practical, dynamic, and standards-aligned resources tailored to the needs of classroom teachers. They are free and accessible to all."
The Learning Network (NYT)
Offers articles and questions, writing prompts, quizzes and crosswords, multimedia, lesson plans, and more
Library of Congress for Teachers
“Classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library’s vast digital collections in their teaching”
National Humanities Center
Education network/digital library for sharing curriculum and resources
Newspaper in Education
"Teachers have access to topical NIE curriculum guides, a teacher's manual with lessons for each section of the newspaper, teacher training, and classroom demonstrations, all at no cost."
Open Educational Resources (OER Commons)
"OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources."
Resource Library (ACT Academy)
"K-12 Classroom Assessments, Homework, Videos, Lesson Plans"
Stanford History Education Group
"award-winning SHEG seeks to improve education by conducting research, working with school districts, and reaching directly into classrooms with free materials for teachers and students"
STEM Resource Finder
"Bring out the inner scientist in all your students with our scientifically accurate models and activities. Search below or head over to our NGSS Pathfinder!"
Teachers Pay Teachers
"We offer more than 3 million free and paid resources, created by educators who understand what works in the classroom."
(Teaching Tolerance journal available in Library) “Our mission is to reduce prejudice, improve intergroup relations and support equitable school experiences for our nation’s children. We believe that schools must educate all students for full participation in a diverse democracy.”