Library Media Center

Teacher Resources

Books and Reading
ATN Reading Lists  http://atn-reading-lists.wikispaces.com/ 
Battle of the Books  
Literature Map http://www.literature-map.com  Type in your favorite authors name to find other others you might enjoy! Great resource!
Nancy Keane's Read Alikes ATN-reading-lists - Read Alikes 
Inquiry Learning
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/teachers/index.html  Includes lessons focused on teaching with primary sources
 Monarch Butterfly http://www.learner.org/jnorth/monarch   "This Web site engages learners as scientists as they record and analyze the migration patterns of the monarch butterfly and other migratory animals and insects." ~from School Library Media Activities Monthly, May 2009
NASA Education http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/about/index.html   A great source for lessons related to the space program.
Thinkfinity http://www.thinkfinity.org/   This site includes lesson plans and activities related to science inquiry.
Webquests http://webquest.org/search/index.php   Search this site for a webquest to fit your curriculum.
Xpeditions http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1   This is a great website for inquiry learning; includes science and social studies lessons by grade level and connects to national standards.
Internet Safety
Cybersmart Curriculum https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/curriculum 
I-Safe http://www.isafe.org 
General
Alabama Learning Exchange http://alex.state.al.us/index.php  A valuable resource that includes lesson plans, Courses of Study, professional learning, important links, standards, and more.
 All Teacher Websites http://allteacherwebsites.com  Search for websites geared toward educators.
Webquests 
Webquests http://webquest.org/search/index.php   Search this site for a webquest to fit your curriculum.
Cultures
Cool Planet http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/coolplanet 
Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/div/cquest/ 
Brittanica Online http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary