A selected list of websites (chosen among a wealth of resources) to aid lesson planning and curriculum building activities. These are free and do not require subscriptions (with the exception of TeachingBooks.net, which NYU Libraries subscribes to).
This collection of K-12 curricula includes lesson plans and multi-grade units that promote critical thinking and assist educators in teaching current events topics through the lens of diversity, bias and social justice.
Common Core Standards, curriculum and instructional resources, bilingual resources, performance tasks and assessment guidelines and materials developed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) and partners.
From Annenberg Media, a collection of teaching materials on a variety of subject areas. Online textbooks, professional development materials, interactive lessons and videos are all searchable by subject and grade level.
Offers teaching tips, activities and lesson plans about history & culture that utilize over 100 American Memory collections -- primary source materials such as photographs, audio files, maps and other historical documents.
Provides online teacher resources that cover subjects such as ancient Egypt, Indian carpets, and Byzantine life and art, with ideas for art, math, science, language-arts, and social-studies curricular links.