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These are open-access websites that provide teaching resources:
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum, K-20
News briefs for educations, classroom-ready resources, professional development articles, columns, and more
Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Teaching and learning resources from federal agencies, like the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, National Archives, and more
International Children's Digital Library
Digital library of outstanding children's books from around the world
Lectures and more from universities around the world
Thousands of videos covering K-12 topoics
PBS Learning Media
Free, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and other digital resources from PBS
Reading and language arts teaching resources
Free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics
Online community for sharing instructional videos
Riveting talks by remarkable people
For a detailed collection of free online courses, textbooks, and other teaching materials, visit Truxal Library’s Research Guide to Open Educational Resources.
These are open-access websites that provide information about education in the U.S. and in Maryland:
Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. (19:24).
For more information about this subject or this speaker, visit this talk at ted.org.
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