K-12 Education Internet Resources
CK-12 has free online textbooks, flashcards, and exercises that can be incorporated into the classroom. The site also includes lesson plans for teachers.
The Digital Public Library of America is a free platform that provides access to millions of online items from libraries, museums, and archives. Primary Source Sets are designed to develop critical thinking skills, and each set includes a teaching guide for educators.
Edmodo is a site for students, teachers, and parents. It has resources for learning, and enables communication between teachers, students, and parents. Requires registration, but the account is free.
The Lexile website enables educators to look up the Lexile measure of a book.
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Find, create, and collaborate on lesson plans and curriculum.
Education Organizations and Institutions
StudySC was created by the South Carolina Library and includes lesson plans and other content to support classroom activities.
South Carolina's Department of Education website has information on the state's school districts, teacher certification, education laws and legislation, finances and reports, and much more.
The NEA's Tools and Ideas site provides lesson plans and activities on a variety of topics, as well as a search box for finding lesson plans across the internet.
The National Science Foundation has a Classroom Resources site with lessons and web resources for students and teachers.