Web Resources for Education


Getty Virtual Library - Read online or download beautiful art books from Getty Publications
Nation Gallery of Art
Rijksmuseum Rijkstudio

Curriculum Planning

Library of Congress - Teacher Resources
National Archives  - Educator Resources
Open Education Resources (OER) Commons
Supporting the African American Learner                                                                                   

Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Education

Early Childhood Education

California Early Childhood Educator Competencies
Early Care and Education Coaching
Effective Coaching in Early Care and Education
Essential Supports for Improving Early Education

English Language Arts/Literature

ReadWriteThink - Classroom Resources
Storyline Online
Teach Your Monster to Read
Teaching Shakespeare


National Geographic Kids

History, Geography, and Social Studies

DocsTeach - The online tool for teaching with documents (National Archives)
Library of Congress - Classroom Resources
Osher Map Library


Photos for Class - Creative Commons-licensed photos; auto attribution should still be vetted before use


California Map to Inclusion and Belonging


Maths Chase

Multimedia Digital Collections

Rich and robust multimedia collections covering all subject areas from some of our favorite institutions

Calisphere - Over 1,725,000 images, texts, and recordings from California's great libraries and archives
Library of Congress Digital Collections
PBS  Learning Media - Over 100,000 videos, images, interactives, lesson plans and articles
Smithsonian Learning Lab - Over a million digitized images, recordings and texts from the Smithsonian


Library of Congress Performing Arts Digital Collection

Physical Education

Ed.D. Doctoral Programs in Physical Education
Online Physical Education Network (OPEN) - Curriculum Modules - While completely free, you must register to download module materials
Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America - Teacher's Toolbox

Professional Development 

Learning for Justice - Professional Development
Library of Congress - Professional Development
National Archives - Professional Development

Social and Emotional

Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support (PBIS) - Resources for Bullying Prevention
Learning for Justice - Classroom Resources

Suicide Prevention Resource Center - Resources for Schools

Social Justice 

211 LA - Explore Justice program
Common Sense Media - Civil Rights and Social Justice Resources for the Classroom
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)


Energy Kids
The Field Museum - Learning Resources
GeoGebra - Dynamic, open-source mathematics software for all levels of education
NASA for K-12 Educators
Periodic Table - Classroom resources from the American Chemical Society
Periodic Table - Interactive Periodic Table from the Royal Society of Chemistry
STEM Activities for Children

Women in STEM

Getting Girls More Involved in STEM - Syracuse University
The STEM Gap
Women in STEM


CK-12 for Teachers - Free, open-source, customizable textbooks and interactive resources for teachers
CK-12 for Students - Free, open-source textbooks and interactive resources for students

Video-Based Learning

Khan Academy - free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere

Virtual Field Trips and Experiences

The Field Museum - Field Trips and Virtual Learning Experiences 
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History - Virtual Tour