Multiple Subjects

ANNENBERG MEDIA CONTAINS EXTENSIVE TEACHER AIDS
https://www.learner.org/classroom-resources/
This site can be a valuable learning resource for youth if adult mentors or parents are able to help them figure what materials on the site are most useful to them. It includes subject matter for K-college in all subject areas. It includes categories similar to the Homework Help section of this library.  These include arts, English/language arts, math, science, social studies/history, STEM/STEAM, and world languages. 

BUSY TEACHER.ORG - FREE PRINTABLE MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS
https://busyteacher.org/
BusyTeacher.org provides over 16,000 free printable materials for teachers, including worksheets, detailed lesson plans and in-depth articles.

CHICAGO CITY OF LEARNING - OPEN TO ALL CHICAGO YOUTH
https://explore.mychimyfuture.org/
From the web site: "The MyChiMyFuture website provides a wide range of learning opportunities for young people.

CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARIES OFFER FREE HOMEWORK HELP
https://www.chipublib.org/news/free-homework-help/
Since September 2017 Chicago Public Library locations citywide offer the free, drop-in Teacher in the Library program for school aged kids. Live online tutoring is available on CPL's website through Brainfuse.  Visit the web site to learn more.

COMMON SENSE MEDIA - RESOURCE FOR YOUTH, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, MENTORS
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/about-us/our-mission
From the web site: "Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.  We exist because our nation's children spend more time with media and digital activities than they do with their families or in school, which profoundly impacts their social, emotional, and physical development . As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume."

CYBRARY MAN'S EDUCATIONAL WEB SITES - EXTENSIVE LIBRARY
https://cybraryman.com/0_general1.htm
From the web site:  This is "The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience."

ED TECH IDEAS & STRATEGIES FROM TEACHING4TOMORROW BLOG
https://www.bigdealbook.com/blog/
This blog is part of a larger resource site for educators. Take a look.

EDUCATIONAL WEB SITES FOR TEACHERS - MULTIPLE SUBJECTS
https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2018/07/over-30-educational-websites-for.html
Visit this site and you'll find a graphic showing 32 educational web sites, in eight categories. You'll find another link in the article, to a page with links to each of the sites shown. Take a look.

EDUCATORS' LEARNING LIBRARY - TESOL
https://www.diigo.com/profile/Call_is_vsl
This site uses RSS feeds to pull in ideas from throughout the internet that can be used in teaching and learning. For a tutor/mentor program to use this effectively one or two volunteers/students will need to spend time browsing the site to find interesting information, which they then can share in group workshops, volunteer coaching, etc.

EDUTOPIA - GEORGE LUCAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
https://www.edutopia.org/
From the web site: "Our 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. Founded by innovative and award-winning filmmaker George Lucas in 1991, we take a strategic approach to improving K-12 education through two distinct areas of focus: Edutopia and Lucas Education Research." 

EXAMPLE OF EPORTFOLIO FROM BHAVNAGAR UNIVERSITY
https://sites.google.com/site/projectblendedlearning2012/
This site shows how student work is collected and shared on-line.  View the video at the bottom of the page.
The site introduction says "This site is run by Department of English, Bhavnagar University. The site is curated by Dr. Dilip Barad with specific purpose to organize projects submitted by the students. On this site you will find all the Google Sites submitted by students as a part of the partial fulfilment of continuous internal assessment. The students were supposed to have blogs for assignments, Slideshare.net for presentations and YouTube.com accounts for videos of their presentations."

FUNBRAIN.COM
https://www.funbrain.com/
At this site are all sorts of fun activities to teach and learn math, words, culture and more.

GCF GLOBAL LEARNING - SELF PACED TUTORIALS
https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/
From the web site: "The content at GCFLearnFree.org is what we call self-paced tutorials. This means these tutorials are available when you are, on your schedule. You can view one lesson or an entire tutorial. And you don't have to create an account or sign in; you can start learning immediately.  We're known pretty well for our Technology and Microsoft Office tutorials.  We also offer tutorials in Math, Work & Career, Reading, and Everyday Life." Resources on this site can be used by learners of any age.

GIANT LEARNING GAMES FROM DAVID L HOYT FOUNDATION
https://www.davidlhoytfoundation.org/
From the website: "The mission of David L. Hoyt Education Foundation is to support and encourage joyful, play-based, and collaborative learning. We recognize the need to cultivate and foster education, community, and responsible citizenship. We create accessible experiences and related curricula that engage learners with fun and interactive games and puzzles. The foundation values teamwork, fun, innovation, critical thinking, leadership, empathy, creativity, and literacy."

GLOBAL VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
https://www.virtualclassroom.org/
The Global Virtual Classroom (GVC) is a collection of free, online educational activities and resources.  It aims to complement the efforts of governments and educators around the world to integrate technology into their classrooms and curricula and to link their schools to the Internet in educationally productive ways.

HELP FOR SIMPLE HOMEWORK QUESTIONS. SUBJECTS INCLUDE MATH, SCIENCE, ENGLISH, AND SOCIAL STUDIES.
https://www.jiskha.com/
From the web site: "Jiskha is a Q&A platform on which anyone can post homework questions and receive help in any subject." 

IDEAS FOR USING EDTECH IN TEACHING, LEARNING AND TUTORING
https://edtech4beginners.com/
This blog is titled "Edtech4beginners" and the articles are useful tips for learners and educators.

ILLINOIS VIRTUAL SCHOOL - ON LINE HS AND MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSES
https://www.ilvirtual.org/
From the website: "Illinois Virtual School complements educational communities by partnering to provide access to quality, innovative virtual learning experiences. With an emphasis on flexibility, personal support, and customized school solutions, we meet the unique needs of students and educators.   Illinois Virtual School (IVS) is a supplemental online program for the state of Illinois. Students cannot graduate from IVS or earn a diploma.  Rather, IVS partners with schools to expand their curriculum, offer flexibility in scheduling, and help students meet Illinois graduation requirements."  

INTEGRATING UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN LESSON PLANS
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/integrating-global-issues-creative-english-language-classroom
From the web site: "This publication has a twofold aim – to help students learn a language creatively whilst at the same time raising awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through bringing together a range of innovative ideas for teaching creatively and addressing these key issues. The activities include enabling students to think creatively about sustainable food and food supplies, creating energy which does not harm the environment, and collaborating with other students globally to diminish the digital divide."

INTERNET4CLASSROOMS - DIGITAL LIBRARY
https://www.internet4classrooms.com/
From the web site: "Internet 4 Classrooms ("i4c"), a free web portal designed to assist anyone who wants to find high-quality, free Internet resources to use in classroom instruction, developing project ideas, reinforcing specific subject matter areas both in the class and at home and even for online technology tutorials. The portal is used by teachers, parents and students of all ages on six of the seven continents (there are not many classrooms in Antarctica) and is available to anyone with an Internet connection.

IS FREEDOM REAL OR FAKE? - BLOG ARTICLE
https://askwhatelse.blog/2017/01/15/digilitsunday-free-from-fake/
There are countless articles focusing on fake news, as a result of the 2016 US elections. Here's one that I value.

KHAN ACADEMY - HELP IN ANY ACADEMIC SUBJECT
https://www.khanacademy.org/
From the web site: "A world of exercises, with help along the way Practice math at your own pace  with our adaptive assessment exercises. You can  start at 1+1 and work your way into calculus or jump right into whatever topic needs some brushing up.  Each problem is randomly generated, so you never run out of practice material. If you need a hint, every single problem can be broken down, step-by-step, with one click.  If you need more help, you can always watch a related video."

LEARNING FOR JUSTICE - APPLY IN CLASSROOM, NON-SCHOOL PROGRAM, HOME
https://www.learningforjustice.org/classroom-resources
From the website: "In our work with educators, schools, students and communities, Learning for Justice seeks to uphold the mission of the Southern Poverty Law Center: to be a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements and advance the human rights of all people."  

LEARNING IN DEED - RESOURCE LIBRARY
https://www.edc.org/
EDC’s Learning and Teaching Division produces resources in the form of reports, books, Web-based tools, and multimedia for stakeholders across the education continuum. Some of these resources are developed exclusively by EDC while others are the result of collaborations with federal and state government, universities, foundations, and other funders. 

LEARNING SCHOOL RADIO - A BBC RESOURCE FOR STUDENTS, EDUCATORS
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p007g5y4
This site host and extensive collection of podcasts, downloads, audio, video clips and learning resources for primary schools. Browse the site to see how much is available.

MERLOT'S ICT LITERACY COMMUNITY
https://ictliteracy.merlot.org/
From the web site: "MERLOT's ICT Literacy Community engages discipline faculty, library faculty, administrators and other stakeholders who share a common interest in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning for students so that they will graduate with the necessary critical ICT knowledge, skills and dispositions to be successful information consumers and producers. To that end, MERLOT's ICT Literacy Community offers an open and inclusive learning environment for sharing resources, services, and communications."

TEACH FROM HOME - TEMPORARY HUB OF INFO FOR TEACHERS
https://teachfromanywhere.google/intl/en/#for-teachers
This site was set up by  Google as "a temporary  hub of information and tools to help teachers during the 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

TEACHERS FIRST
https://www.teachersfirst.com/matrix.cfm
From the web site: "TeachersFirst is an online community for teachers by teachers. With thousands of lessons, units, and reviewed web resources for K-12 classroom teachers, our website is designed to enrich teaching and learning for both teachers and their students."

TEACHING STUDENTS TO MAKE CONCEPT MAPS - READING ROCKETS
https://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/concept_maps
This is a page on the Reading Rockets website that shows students how to make concept maps, using cMapTools, a free software. 

TEACH-NOLOGY - LESSON PLANS AND RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
https://www.teach-nology.com/
From the web site: "As a web portal, TeAch-nology.com offers a wide variety of free resources intended to bring educators into the world of teaching with technology. It provides links to valuable and useful information relative to current and best practices in the field of education. A large variety of free classroom materials and support tools are also available."

THE TEXT MAPPING PROJECT - HELPS KIDS LEARN
http://www.textmapping.org/overview.html
From the web site: "Textmapping is a graphic organizer technique that can be used to teach reading comprehension and writing skills, study skills, and course content. It is practiced on scrolls [http://www.textmapping.org/scrolls.html], which are an alternative environment to books."

TIPS FOR DOING STUDENT RESEARCH ON THE INTERNET
https://www.allconnect.com/blog/internet-research-guide
This Internet research guide for students is provided by a company named allconnect. The introductory page provides this information:  "The Internet is crowded! It's brimming with all kind of information and resources. With so many choices online, it can be tricky to narrow down what you're looking for. But, with the right tips and tricks, you'll learn how to responsibly navigate the internet and give credit to your sources when doing research. Read through our student internet research guide for ways to search smart, check for credible sources and cite your sources."  Looks like a good resource. Take a look,

TIPS FOR EDUCATORS - PROQUEST BLOGS
https://about.proquest.com/en/blog/blog-listing/
From the website: "ProQuest is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. The company's portfolio of assets - including content, technologies, and deep expertise - drives better research outcomes for users and greater efficiency for the libraries and organizations that serve them."

TRANSFORMING EDUCATION WITH TECHNOLOGY - BLOG
https://www.controlaltachieve.com/2016/05/googlink-google-drawings-thinglink.html
This blog contains many articles that show ways educators can use Google tools and other technology in their teaching and learning efforts. This link points to one example.

UNLEASH A CHILD'S POTENTIAL - THRIVELY.COM
https://www.thrively.com/
From the web site: "Help a child reach their full potential by doing the things that matter to them.  Develop their strengths and interests at home and school."  Sections for parents, students, educators and business.

 
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