Sites For Educators

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Here you can find networks to join and further suggestions for professional development which may be of interest. (Please note that there is no particular order of importance but hopefully will serve as points of references you may find useful)

The Educator's PLN - A personal learning network for educators

Classroom 2.0 - for Web 2.0 and for those who have an interest in Social Media

Simple K12 - Teacher learning community


Edudemic - Connecting Education and Technology

EFL Classroom 2.0

Australian Flexible Learning Framework

TESOL  - Linking Theory & Practice

The 21st Century Teacher - resources and tips


Busy Teacher               - follow the latest research in your field

Education Week

Global Education

Commonwealth of Learning

EduTopia - K1 - 12 Education

Project Inkwell

Power of 2 

School Libraries Online

Clivir - A Learning Community

Curriki - K12 Open Curricula Community

Google for Educators

Sophia - teach what you know, learn what you don't

Merlot - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning & Online Education

Creative Commons  - Content Directories - professional development & classroom resources across the curriculum

Jog the Web - curating the web for education

Share & Learn

The Teaching Lab: Lesson Plans, Teaching Ideas & Classroom Resources

Education-Classifieds - free learning exchange

Leadwell Professional Development - professional development for educators

London Grid for Learning

Search Plant - Lesson plans & worksheets for elementary, secondary & homeschool education

Search PlanIt

4Teachers - Teach with Technology - Resources and Teaching Tips, especially for K12

EducatorsCONNECT - A Social Network for Teachers

Thinkfinity - From lesson plans (KG12) to reflections on 21st Century Education 

Teacher First - Web resources, including rubrics, infographics and more. Useful for K12

Concept to Classroom  - resources for teaching, focus on methodologies and more. Useful for K12. 

Connected EducatorsStrengthening connected online communities of practice in education

Global Digital Citizen Foundation

Connected Learning Alliance 

Learning Management

SchoolBinder - track assignments, post discussions, share media

LearnBoost - gradebook, attendance, lesson planner, reporting and calendar

Edmodo - gradebook, libarary, share media, post discussions, create lessons & activities, track assignments, lesson planner

WeeBehave - online chore lines and behaviour

Key to School - free moodle hosting

Schoology - social networking combined with learning management

19 Pencils - create quizzes, share websites, save & share content, create class website, track student comprehension

TRworkBench - web authoring for teachers, students, schools

diipo - Education 2.0 social network for the classroom

Desmos - interactive whiteboard for everyone

Bloust - bridging the gap between home and school

Sakai Project - learning management system for learning, teaching  and research

Moodle - Course management system

Engrade - Online Teacher toolset    

MiddleWeb - Exploring Middle School (lots of resources)

rrripple - ePortfolios for Life

Socrative - a student response system

Goalbook - an app personalizing education

Articulate - offers a free trial

Captivate - Adobe for Interactive  E-learning

Better Lesson -  Share what Works -> lesson plans, classroom materials, instructional resources, connect with other educators

Moople  - a classroom in the clouds

Usable Knowledge

Of Special Interest

Kathy Schrocks Guide to Everything  - fantastic site for educators, especially K12

Assessment and Rubrics

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning (American Association of School Librarians)

ISTE Community - a Ning for educators
Who Teaches  - the teaching experience

Learn Central - webinars, resources and more

Kevin Honeycutt  - Our Kids will spend the rest of their lives in the future. Are we getting them ready?

Best ED Sites - a selection of great sites for teachers and different curricular areas.

100 Terrific Cheat Sheets for K12 Teachers - A Variety of Topics

Teacher Vision - Lesson Plans, Printables, Graphic Organizers and more

European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe

Analytic Thinking


Assistive Technology Resources for Teachers

NCCEES Beginning Teachers

An interesting Wiki for Teacher Education


You can find more Wikis related to Education here and here. 


NOVA Teachers 

Teachers' Domain

Free Technology Teacher Training - TTV by Russell Stannard 

TED ED - Innovative Educators

Of Interest:

Sound Resources - Discovery Education Network - List of free (and paid) Sound & Sound Effects Resource

Top Ten Lateral Thinking Puzzles

Teaching Portfolios

Teampedia - Tools for Teams  - Teampedia is a collaborative encyclopedia of free team building activities, free icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams. 

This site is designed for group leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, directors, counselors, youth groups, camps, task forces ... anyone wanting to enhance collaboration and creativity.

Writing Across the Curriculum

Examples of Formative Assessment

Digital Literacy 

Digital Learning
Media Literacy, Digital Literacy, and Digital Citizenship - Wicked EdTech


  1. Professional Development has to be timely, effective, engaging, applicable to the classroom, focused on improving teaching and learning, teacher driven, and relevant to the needs of the participants.

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  2. I love your list! Thank you for curating!

    Don't forget Gooru for 5th-12th grade OER!

  3. That is a good list, really helpful! Thank you very much :-) searching at Connected Educators right now

  4. Glad you found this page useful/of interest Tatyana :-)

  5. Amazing blog. It is helping me to find many useful materials and information in teaching...keep going

  6. Thank you so much for kind words Agus! Please do feel welcome to contribute and share here as well :-)

  7. Excellent work!!! Congratulations!!!

    1. Thank you Zoe, glad you found these resources of interest/useful!

  8. you are my model teacher :)

    1. Hello Shamsa,
      Thank you for your kind words! Best wishes as always.

  9. Amazing blog. It is one of my best resources ever and ever, you give too much for educators society and I wish you get more and more...keep going

  10. Hi Rayef,

    Thank you so much for kind words! Like you and so many others, I am above all, a learner :-)

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