Links to save you a few minutes or hours in your lesson plan work


The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
A great source of all this History


Teachers Helping Teachers
Lesson ideas and a wonderful guestbook of ideas and teacher exchanges


The REAL TeachersHelpingTeachers
Lesson ideas and where I tend to hang out


Teachers Notebook
Lesson ideas and exchanges


TeacherWise
Fairly new site but it still has great ideas


Teacher Lingo
Lesson ideas and wonderful teacher exchanges


TrackStar
TrackStar helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites (URLs) for use in lessons.
The resource list remains visible allowing the user to easily stay on track.


MapMachine
National Geographic's redesigned online atlas gives you the world—your way.
Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more. Plus, browse antique maps, find country facts, or plan your next outdoor adventure with their trail maps.


Rubistar
RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics
but does not have the time to develop them from scratch.


QuizStar
With this web-based utility, you will be able to create a custom quiz that others can take online!
If you have a lesson plan centered around internet websites,
or if you want students to be able to do take-home assignments over the internet, then QuizStar is for you!


FunBrain
Much like QuizStar above.


Quizlab
Much like QuizStar above. This is the site I use every year and have used for the past 6-7. I have over 160 Louisiana history quizes online for my students to take for extra credit.


HPR-TEC
A network of Education solutions.


TeAch-nology
TeAch-nology.com offers teachers FREE access to lesson plans, printable worksheets, over 150,000 reviewed web sites, rubrics, educational games, teaching / technology tips, advice from expert teachers, current education news, teacher downloads, teacher finance help, web quests, and teacher resources for creating just about anything a teacher could need.


Louisiana DOE Content Standards
The Social Studies Content Standards have been revised and are now available on the LDE Web site for use.


Making Connections
The Louisiana lesson plans website where you can find hundreds of lessons that are GLE complete and ready to teach.


Creative Teaching
Just another tool for teacheres to use in finding that just right lesson idea.


Teachnet
A great teacher network of lesson ideas.