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Below are links to help teachers find resources and build lessons.
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AASL Standards Framework for Learners

The AASL Standards framework reflects a comprehensive approach to teaching and learning by demonstrating the connection between learner, librarian, and library standards.

AL-Monitor News about the Middle East translated into English from Hebrew, Turkish, Persian, and Arabic.  Search by topic or country.
AllAfrica Aggregated news from over 130 African news outlets and reporters from AllAfrica.  Read and learn about Africa from African perspectives!

ASCD Education eBooks

Free professional development eBooks available to teachers on topics including the brain, assessments, literacy, web 2.0 and mobile technology.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning A resource of educational web tools and mobile apps run by and for teachers and educators.

From STEM to Common Core, from dipsticks to how to talk to parents, if it's an educational topic then people are talking about it - and sharing ideas - on Edutopia.  Why aren't you?

Global Voices Website written by more than 800 citizen journalists and media experts, Global Voices offers local and often underreported stories.
Illustrative Mathematics

Instructional and assessment tasks, lesson plans, and other math resources for teachers, assessment writers, and curriculum developers.

Launchpack Social Studies Check out Brittanica's unique new product!  Launchpacks are collections of articles, images, videos, websites, and primary sources on a variety of subjects related to social studies.  The difference is that you can create a login, customize each pack by dismissing resources that aren't relevant for your students and/or adding your own.  Then you can share your customized pack of resources with your students via email, on your webpage, or via Google Classroom!
LeMoyne College Library

LeMoyne has been ranked as one of the 50 best small colleges in America.  Search the collection of its Noreen Reale Falcone Library, or click on the button for the Connect NY Catalog to search the collections of eighteen colleges across New York State, from Colgate to the United States Military Academy at West Point!

Library of Congress LOC
Searchable database for classroom materials & lesson plans by common core or State standards.

Search COPYRIGHT FREE streamed videos and sound clips from Soundzabound, Learn360, Discovery Education Streaming, PBS, and Swank. Also search for physical media (VHS, DVD) to borrow from boces.

Nepris Nepris is a community dedicated to connecting teachers and librarians with industry professionals.  Sign up (it's free!), create a class or a project, and Nepris will connect you with industry professionals who can speak, mentor, or even evaluate student projects.
Newsmap Real-time, trending news in fifteen countries, all color coded by topic.

What's a Ning?  It's an online platform for people and organizations to create customized social networks.  There are Nings on almost every subject and curricular area, bringing together teachers from across the nation and the world.  You can Google Nings in your subject area.  This particular Ning is the Educator's Personal Learning Network, featuring videos, forums, blogs, and resources on almost any topic relatiing to teaching and education.  Check it out!

Onondaga Community College Library Search the holdings of the Coulter Library at Onondaga Community College.
Syracuse University Library

Find out what's going on up on the hill, from special collections to special events, and search the holdings of the entire Syracuse University Library System!

Teaching Books

Searchable database of K-12 instructional materials to support fiction and nonfiction text.

Tully Free Library

There's always something going on at the Tully Free Library, check it out!  Click on the "Catalog" button to search the holdings of the entire Onondaga County Public Library system!


Teacher Documents