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Top 100 Special Needs Resources on the web includes selections on special education, Down Syndrome, autism spectrum, Batten disease, parenting and more.

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Brandeis University Bulletin (Education)

Brandeis University Library Resource Guide

Education Week

eSchool News
Technology news for educators at all levels. Links to current issue of monthly periodical, information about conferences, and resources.

In addition to conducting professional development workshops and seminars throughout the year and at locations around the country, Facing History and Ourselves provides resources for educators -- lesson plans, publications, classroom strategies -- on its website.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Teaching and learning resources from federal agencies, including primary documents, photos, and videos in all subject areas.

The Gallery of Teaching & Learning is a site developed by the Knowledge Media Laboratory of The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and includes collections of multimedia records of teaching practice.

Growing a Green Generation
Curriculum of gardening activities for preschool and kindergarten children is a collaboration between University of New Hampshire Department of Plant Biology and the Child Study and Development Center. 

Idealist.org includes Tools for Teachers among its many online resource centers.

The Library of Congress provides teachers with resources and training for integrating primary source material into the classroom:  four-day summer institutes in DC from May through August; online primary source collections on topics from Jamestown to baseball; links to teacher-created lesson plans; and more.

Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, hosts summer national educator workshops around the country.  2011 sites included NYC; Rockland, ME; Kalamazoo; Mexico City.

Massachusetts Department of Education: Educator Services

Massachusetts Tests for Education Licensure

Mystic Seaport, CT. Full schedule of events online

National associations of teachers provide memberships, publications, and events for subject area teachers. Many also have regional or state associations.
American Association of Teachers of French
American Association of Teachers of German
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (see National Standards for Foreign Language Education)
National Association of Biology Teachers 
National Council of Teachers of English
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Music Teachers National Association
American Association of Physics Teachers
International Reading Association       
National Science Teachers Association (see Framework for K-12 Science Education)
National Council for the Social Studies
National Association of Special Education Teachers      
Educational Theatre Association

Poetry Alive provides performances for schools, in-service workshops and summer residencies for educators, poetry for all.

Primary Source promotes history and humanities education by connecting educators to people and cultures throughout the world.

Project Zero is an educational research group at Harvard Graduate School of Education with the mission to understand and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts and humanistic and scientific disciplines. They offer summer symposia and workshops for teachers as well as books and articles.

Responsive Classroom
Publications and professional development for elementary school teaching that emphasizes social, emotional, and academic growth in strong, safe school community.  See details about week-long summer institutes and one-day workshops offered around the country.

Rethinking Schools
Self-described "activist publication with articles written by and for teachers, parents, and students."

Seminars on Science
Online courses for educators sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History.

STEM
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Institute at UMass-Amherst.

Top 100 Special Needs Resources on the web includes selections on special education, Down Syndrome, autism spectrum, Batten disease, parenting and more.

Walden Woods Project provides resources for teachers as part of its mission to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility inspired by the literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau.  The Project hosts a summer seminar, Approaching Walden, for high school teachers of all disciplines.