Teacher Resource Websites

The following sites have been recommended either by Education professors or our students. While we are not responsible for their content, they have been reviewed and we found that each seemed to offer valuable information for anyone in the teaching profession. We remain open to suggestions of sites that should either be added or deleted.
 

Certification and Job Related

  • Metro Nashville Schools Homepage   
    • Link to list of schools, school schedule, job openings, et cetera
  • Tennessee Department of Education
    • One-stop resource for individuals wanting to teach within Davidson, Rutherford, Wilson, and Trousdale Counties. Links work best on PCs
  • Praxis
    • Provides information on the exams that the state uses as part of the teaching licensing certification process, including information on registering and preparing for the tests

Reference and Classroom Resources

  • ABC Teach
    • Primarily for lower elementary teachers that has useful information on lesson plans, thematic units, shape and color books, as well as the basic subject lesson plans
  • Discovery School (Discovery Channel)
    • Incredible collection of lesson plans, teaching tools, Teacher's Store, Clip Art Gallery, Study Starters, et cetera
  • Learning Page
    • A collection of professionally produced instructional materials you can download and print: lesson plans, books, worksheets, et cetera
  • Lesson Planz
    • A searchable directory of free online lesson plans and lesson plan resources for all grades and subjects
  • Sites for Teachers
    • Rates educational Websites by popularity with teachers, just choose the age, level, skills and topic and find the best resources
  • Smithsonian Education
    • The central education website of the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, D.C.