Teacher Resources

Library Resources/Digital Databases

Assessment & Accountability
Smarter Tools for Teachers -TONS of resources and ideas for Common Core lessons and assessments
Common Core & Instruction
Social Studies
C-SPAN Classroom: a deep and accessible repository of primary-source videos and documents perfect for teaching about U.S. government, civics, or economics.  The site also features lessons on topics ranging from caucuses to the Supreme Court.
Digital Public Library of America: The DPLA links the digital collections of U.S. libraries, archives, and museums, making cultural-heritage artifacts searchable and accessible.  A user-friendly search function allows results to be displayed on a timeline.
Teaching History: A one-stop clearinghouse of history resources for K-12 educators, this site links to and reviews a broad variety of textbooks, websites, and lesson plans.  It also offers professional development modules on the effective use of textbooks and primary sources.