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Resources for Educators


web CRCT Practice Tests and Data
An online assessment system administered by the Georgia Department of Education.

web Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators

Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans

This is a one stop shop for all teachers, print out worksheets, assignment pages, download clip art, get advice and much, much more!

web Awesome ClipArt for Educators!

db Brainfuse
The Brainfuse service that is available through the library to Clayton County residents provides free, online access to tutors for students that need assistance. The "Flashbulb" section provides teachers with tools to easily create flash cards, crossword puzzles, fill-in the blank games, hangman games, and more. Just enter your terms and definitions, click the button for the type of game you wish to create, and it does the rest!

web Class Brain
This educational resource site for students, parents, and teachers includes games, homework help, state reports, current news, and a free e-mail newsletter for kids.

web Classroom Resources from ReadWriteThink

web Discovery School for Teachers offers teacher of all subjects an array of powerful tools that can help you create your own materials.

web DLTK-Kids Printable Activity Sheets

web Education World

web Enchanted Learning
Get coloring sheets and cool craft ideas on every subject.

web Free Online Textbooks
A collection of more than 100 online textbooks written at high school and college levels and provided for free online. Categories include art history, biology, business and management, chemistry, computer science and information systems, earth science, economics and finance, education, engineering, history, languages, law, linguistics, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, political science, and psychology. (Some texts are higher quality than others.)

web Great Sites for Kids
"Great Sites For Kids is a weekly column that was created to help parents and teachers find fun and educational web sites for kids to use at home and in the classroom, and to help kids of all ages find great sites to visit. Web sites are reviewed that feature the following categories: biography/history, geography, language arts, math, music, science/nature, and entertainment/amusement. The goal of this column is to discover the best on the web and to share it with others."

web Hello Friend
"The Hello Friend/Ennis William Cosby Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling the goals and dreams of Ennis Cosby. The Foundation equips teachers, parents, and students with the practical information and educational tools needed to understand and address the needs of all learners before they experience the corrosive effects of frustration and failure."

web Nuttin' But Kids

web PBS Teachers | Resources for the Classroom

web Scholastic for Teachers
Lesson plans, teaching strategies, design your classroom, make a class homepage and much much more!

web The Hummingbird Educational Resources
"A resource site for Early Childhood - Kindergarten Educators."

Reading Comprehension and Literacy

Also, please see the Learning to Read Subject Guide.

web Georgia Public Library Service - Children's Services
Information and resources for media specialists including clip art, VRP manuals and public service announcements , teen reading, scavenger hunt ideas and more.

web Great Poems to Teach

web Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
Information about how your students can participate in this fun and exciting program

web Reading Rockets
Reading Comprehension & Language Arts Teaching Strategies for Kids

Reading Lists and Storytimes

web Book Lists and Recommendations
Book lists and recommendations posted by the Clayton County Library System's Youth Services staff members.

other Clayton County Library System Storytimes
If you are interested in bringing a group of children into the library for a special storytime, please contact your local branch. If you would like to request a visit from a Clayton County Youth Services Librarian, please contact Janice Arcuria at the Headquarters Library.

web Picture Books Listed by Themes

web Story Place
Provides children with the virtual library and activities including stories, riddles, and reading lists for pre school and elementary aged kids.

web The Best Kids' Books Site
An interactive media channel where books, crafts, podcasts, and web resources intersect.

web The Children's Literature Web Guide
Find reading lists, authors' web sites and information, award winning youth book lists, and children literature discussion groups.

Reaching Out to Bilingual Students

web Colorin Colorado - A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners
Resources and suggestions for reaching out to ELL students and families.

Professional Development and Organizations

galileo ERIC at EBSCOHost (GALILEO Password Required)

web Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators

web Georgia Department of Education

web Georgia Professional Standards Commission

web National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

web National Center for Education Statistics

web US Department of Education

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