Useful to make great, animated presentations.


Screencast-O-Matic is trusted by millions of users to create and share screen recordings


Code Studio - Hour of Code

A global movement reaching millions of students in 180+ countries.


Learn to code, interactively, for free.


Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations

Crossword Solver

Health Resources

Internet Safety Resources

Common Sense Media - Digital Citizenship Curriculum

We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.

A Parent's Guide to Instagram

A helpful guide for anyone who is interested in how to safeguard themselves on this App.

A Parent's Guide to Snapchat

A helpful guide for anyone who is interested in how to safeguard themselves on this App.

NS Teens Online

A site to help teens make better choices online.

Net Smartz Workshop

iPad Resources

Keyboarding Resources

HP Tech Typing and Keyboarding Practice


Increase your typing speed while racing against others

Typing Club

Master touch typing using this free game / training program.

Language Arts Resources


    Take Our Word for It

    This weekly web-zine provides origins to words and phrases.  Back issues are searchable.
    Brain Food:  Puzzles for the Brain to Gnaw On

    Hundreds of word games, logic problems, riddles and other brain teasers may be found in this "devious collection of puzzles."
    Fooling With Words

    "Fooling with words is the play of poets." Read the poems, or listen to the poets read their poems, and get inspired!
    The Word Spy

    Devoted to the "sleuthing of new words and phrases...terms that have appeared multiple times in newspapers, magazines, books, Web sites and other recorded sources.  Contains lists of new words with definitions and sample citations.
    Language Sites on the Internet

    Richard Lederer, writer and lover of the English language, created this annotated directory of language sites.  Topics include etymology, grammar and usage, online magazines, linguistics, newsgroups, puns, dictionaries and thesauri.


    Complete Works of William Shakespeare

    The full text of Shakespeare's plays can be viewed online.
    Folger Shakespeare Library

    The Folger Shakespeare Library is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials.
    Shakespeare Illustrated

    This site explores "nineteenth-century paintings, criticism and productions of Shakespeare's plays and their influences on one another." Browse a list of more than 100 artists or a catalog of plays and associated paintings.
    Shakespeare Resource Center

    This searchable site provides a brief biography, play synopses, the text of Shakespeare's last will and testament, and a list of recommended books. There is also information and annotated links on the Authorship Debate and  the Globe Theatre.
    Internet Shakespeare Editions

    The Internet Shakespeare Editions present this extensive site on Shakespeare's life and times. Topics covered include Shakespeare's life, the stages he wrote for, and the context of the society of his time as well as the politics and history.


    Digital Dante

    A collection of resources for studying Dante’s works including online texts, translations, and scholarly works. The site also includes a short biography of Dante; illustrations from The Divine Comedy; a collection of maps depicting Paradise, Inferno, and Purgatory; and a bibliography of related materials.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    Find a searchable database of Longfellow’s poems and information on his works, his family, and his homes. In addition, educators will find lesson plans for kindergarten through 12th grade.
    Mark Twain Project

    This site aims to one day provide a digital critical edition, fully annotated, of everything Mark Twain wrote. The materials provided are fully searchable.
    Paul Laurence Dunbar Digital Collection

    A nearly complete collection of the Dayton, Ohio poet and novelist who is known for both his use of dialect and standard English. Dunbar was the first African American poet to become internationally renowned.
    The Jack London Collection

    Best known for his books The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf, Jack London wrote over fifty books of novels, stories, journalism, and essays. The Jack London Collection website from the University of California at Berkeley has many of these works digitally scanned in their entirety. The site also offers a short biography of Jack London, a bibliography and research aids, postcards, letters, and images of London.
    The Walt Whitman Archive

    Everything you always wanted to know about Walt Whitman, including photographs, manuscripts, volumes of poems, and criticism gathered from collections around the world.

Language Arts Teacher Resources

  • New York State Literary Tree
    From the New York State Council on the Arts.  Provides in-depth information about the organization and its curators as well as special events calendars, serving as a learning center for those involved in literature-based presentation.

  • Google Lit Trips
    Google Lit Trips are free downloadable files that mark the journeys of characters from famous literature on the surface of Google Earth.

  • Story Arts Online
    Educational Web site, designed for teachers, librarians, and students,explores the use of storytelling in the classroom to enhance speaking, listening and reading.

  • Web English Teacher
    Presents the best of K-12 English/Language Arts lesson plans, WebQuests, videos, biography , e-texts, criticism, jokes and puzzles.

  • Teachers and Writers Collective
    Teachers & Writers Collaborative promotes and provides literary arts education by supporting writers and teachers in developing and implementing strategies to enhance students’ interest in and love of literature and writing.

  • Teaching Literature
    Provides a list of web resources on a particular topic. These resources may be general information sites, webquests, lesson plans, critical articles, or anything in between.

  • A Literary Map of Manhattan
    Find out where imaginary New Yorkers lived, worked, played, drank, walked and looked at ducks.

  • Text Compactor
    Free Online Automatic Text Summarization Tool

  • Rewordify helps you read more, understand difficult English faster, and learn words in new ways. Just paste in difficult English (or enter a web page URL) and click the yellow button. You'll see an easier version, for fast understanding now. You'll learn what the hard words and phrases mean.

Language Resources

iLove Languages

The Human-Languages Page is a comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources. The over 1900 links in the HLP database have been hand-reviewed.

Library Resources

Reference Resources

  • The Elements of Style (Strunk and White)
    This classic reference book is intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.

Research Resources

  • AASL Standards
    These are the standards from the American Association of School Librarians entitled Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

  • Son of Citation Machine
    Does the thought of putting your resources into proper citation form scare you, then you should check out this site. This site has you enter title, author, etc., and it will put them into proper APA, MLA, or Turabian format.

  • Easy Bib
    Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.

  • Modern Language Association (MLA) Format
    MLA style for documentation is widely used in the High School, especially by the English Department, when compiling a Works Cited page.  Contains useful information about how to use the MLA Handbook to write a Works Cited page.

  • The Reality and Solution of College Plagiarism Infographic

Science Resources

  • Nova Online Teachers

    A searchable database of over 500 resources for over 170 NOVA programs. Included are program descriptions, both printable and online activities, lesson plans, Web site overviews, and ideas from other teachers. Program transcripts are also available. 

  • Scientific American

    Enhanced versions of articles from the current issue of Scientific American Magazine. Includes explorations of recent developments in the news, interviews, ask the experts, marketplace and much more.

  • arXiv
    Open e-print archive with over 100,000 articles in physics, 10,000 in mathematics, and 1,000 in computer science.

  • Science NetLinks

    Provides a wealth of resources for K-12 science educators.

  • Highwire Press

    Division of the Stanford University Libraries producing online versions of peer-

    reviewed journals and scholarly content.

  • BioMed Central
    Online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical
    research and biology.

  • Chemistry Central
    Publishes peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry

  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

  • PubMed Central
    A free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Social Studies Resources

Teacher Resources

  • Teacher Tube
    Online video sharing, focus on education and appropriate for school use.

  • Edutopia
    Articles and resources

  • New York Times Learning Network

    Lesson plans across the curriculum based on Times content.

  • TrackStar

    Helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites for use in lessons. 

  • Curriki

    Curriki, the online education community, is building the first website to offer free, open-source instructional materials for K-12.

  • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

    Offers teacher resources, including categorized lists of sites that are useful for enhancing curriculum.

  • Discovery Education

    Provides a broad range of free classroom resources that complement and extend learning beyond the bell.

  • Google for Educators
    A website to support teachers in their efforts to empower students and expand the frontiers of human knowledge.

  • Edutopia

    Empowering and connecting teachers, administrators, and parents with innovative solutions and resources to better education.

  • PBS Teachers
    Contains Pre-K-12 educational resources and activities for educators tied to PBS programming.

  • Google Lit Trips
    Follow along for a multidimensional literary adventure.

  • ReadWrite Think
    Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.

  • Web English Teacher
    Presents the best of K-12 English / Language Arts teaching resources: lesson plans, WebQuests, videos, biography, e-texts, criticism, jokes, puzzles, and classroom activities.

  • Teaching Literature
    Provides a list of web resources on a particular topic. These resources may be general information sites, webquests, lesson plans, critical articles, or anything in between.

  • Scholastic Teacher Book Wizard: Leveled Book Matching 
    Makes it easier than ever to make and customize book lists.

  • American Literature Archive

  • Links to general sites.

  • New York State Literary Tree
    From the New York State Council on the Arts.  Provides in-depth information about the organization and its curators as well as special events calendars, serving as a learning center for those involved in literature-based presentation.

  • Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
    Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education.

  • Colorin Colorado

    An excellent website for ESL teachers.  Includes information about good teaching practices as well as lesson plans. 

Technology Resources


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