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Grants and awards
Readings to Embrace Race, Provide Solace & Do Good
Education Jobs Board
TeacherCertificationDegrees.com education jobs board http://www.teachercertificationdegrees.com/jobs
EarthCam and National Park Service Provide Live Views from Highest Point in D.C.
The National Park Service partnered with EarthCam to bring live views of iconic U.S. monuments to the world. http://www.earthcam.com/usa/dc/washingtonmonument. To download and share a 24 hour time-lapse video clip, click here: https://youtu.be/w0UACgAuoNE.
National Teachers Hall of Fame
Project Share, the Texas Education Agency’s online learning community, provides student resources, professional development courses, academic networking, and professional learning communities to Texas educators and students. read more
Learn almost anything for free using the Khan Academy’s 3,400 free videos. http://www.khanacademy.org/
College for All Texans website
Looking for one place to find all there is to know about going to college or technical school in Texas? Admissions, financial aid and free test prep are here. read more
Academic Earth aims to provide everyone with the opportunity to earn a world-class education by offering free online classes and online learning tools. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or take classes that interest you, Academic Earth can connect you to the world’s top universities and scholars. http://www.academicearth.org/
Learn money management
Visa’s free financial literacy program, Practical Money Skills for Life, offers useful financial literacy information for ages kindergarten through adult, including free lesson plans and other classroom materials. read more
Innovation in education
For inspiration, check out teachers’ entries, in all subjects and at all grade levels, for the PBS Teachers Innovation Award. http://www.pbs.org/teachers
Information for students with disabilities
‘Autism Speaks’ toolkit
NEA partnered with Autism Speaks on a free online School and Community Toolkit. It’s packed with information and ideas for creating a welcoming and accepting community for children with autism. There are resources for the entire school community: teachers, administrators, paraeducators, office staff, bus drivers, nurses, custodians, peers, and parents. read more
Smithsonian’s online cultural heritage tours
The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies offers a series of free, online cultural heritage tours that invite educators, families and students to explore the Smithsonian’s rich array of heritage-related treasures. Smithsonian Education
Hip Hop news makes learning fun
Rappers summarize the weekly news. read more
Physicians’ tobacco education program
Tar Wars is a tobacco-free education program for fourth- and fifth-grade students that is owned and operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians. read more
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Since 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund has awarded more than 61,000 scholarships in excess of $115 million to Hispanic students from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. read more
Best of Humanities
EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies.
Science.gov is an interagency initiative gateway to government science information and research results. Currently in its fifth generation, Science.gov provides a search of over 60 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to over 2200 scientific Websites.